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Microsoft has joined a growing list of big U.S. companies jumping onto a White House initiative to close the gap between salaries paid to men and women. The company was among 29 new signers of the Equal Pay Pledge announced on Friday, which commits companies to conduct annual analyses of pay by gender and occupation and review hiring and promotion practices. Seattle's Amazon.com and Bellevue-based Expedia were among the initial signers when the program was announced in..."/>
Microsoft adds name to U.S. list of firms pledged to gender pay equality [The Seattle Times]
Apple Man of the Year by an industry trade magazine. Mike Wade, co-owner of Columbia Fruit International, was presented the award Thursday in Chicago during the two-day annual Apple Crop Outlook and Marketing Conference of the U.S. Sponsored by The Packer, a produce industry trade journal, the award honors individuals who have shown leadership and innovation in their respective..."/>
Wade named 2016 Apple Man of the Year [The Wenatchee World, Wash.]
East Bay Times Michelle Quinn column [East Bay Times]
Starbucks with a treat receipt. Also, Publix is offering a coupon for $10 off gas cards, which will come in handy for Labor Day road trips."/>
Freebie Friday: Free eats at Smashburger and Dairy Queen, cheap cold drinks at Starbucks [Sun Sentinel]
NetApp, a VMworld Global Diamond sponsor, will share strategies to help customers optimize their transition to the modern data center at VMworld 2016. NetApp will also showcase its industry-leading flash portfolio and its newest joint innovations with VMware. This conference is a unique opportunity for customers to learn from NetApp experts about innovative ways to simplify, accelerate, and cloud-enable their VMware environments."/>
NetApp Showcases Strategies and Solutions to Simplify the Transition to Next-Generation Data Centers at VMworld 2016
BRIEF: DAILY OIL PRICE: Aug. 26 [Odessa American, Texas]
China Goldjoy Group Limited today announced its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2016. The Group has made further improvements to its business performance, resulting in profit growth. During the period under review, the Group pushed ahead with its development in high value-added and diversified businesses. It has also eliminated the low-margin and low value-added electronic manufacturing business in an effort to allocate resources to..."/>
China Goldjoy Announces 2016 Interim Results; Revenue Surges 30.9% to HK$328.5 Million
Acceleware ® Ltd., a leading developer of high performance seismic imaging applications and RF heating technology, today announced results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2016. The challenging market conditions that Acceleware faced in the first quarter of 2016 continued into the three months ended June 30, 2016, caused by the persistently low worldwide price of oil. The Company's customers continue to be cautious, delaying and in some..."/>
Acceleware Reports Results for the Three Months Ended June 30, 2016
EXO U Inc., a software development company, announced this week the launch of Ormiboard, a first-of-its-kind digital learning environment that redefines whole-classroom teaching by transforming any device with any operating system into an easy-to-use whiteboarding and collaboration tool."/>
EXO U Launches Ormiboard to Help Teachers Transform Mobile Devices into Interactive Whiteboards
East Bay Times Michelle Quinn column [East Bay Times]
Facebook's headquarters, the walls, stairwells and floors are drenched with contemporary art. The social media giant invites artists to participate in a residency program, allowing them to create murals, sculptures and more to help foster the..."/>
Facebook campus becomes artist's canvas: Tech firms hire creative minds to inspire workforce [East Bay Times]
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QAD Inc., a leading provider of enterprise business software and services for global manufacturing companies, today announced that Daniel Lender, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Kara Bellamy, Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller, will conduct one-on-one meetings with investors at the Avondale Partners 1-1 Technology/Services Conference on Wednesday, September 7 at the New York Athletic Club."/>
QAD to Participate at Avondale Partners 1-1 Technology/Services Conference
Smart Technologies to a Phase 2 investigation, the CMA said on Friday. Under the deal, which was announced in late May, Hon Hai Precision- which trades as Foxconn Technology Group- will acquire Smart Technology for USD 8.9 m. Foxconn will make a cash..."/>
UK Competition and Markets Authority Clears Merger of Hon Hai Precision Industry/ Smart Technologies

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