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Motilal Oswal Financial Services, started investing in equity almost three decades ago, and has not only seen the domestic equity space move from open outcry cash dealings to sophisticated, regulated digital trades on exchanges but has also been through many market and economic cycles. In all these years, Agrawal says, the most important learning has been that nothing can beat quality and patience. Agrawal spoke to Mint about how markets are..."/>
If large companies don't move, how will the index move ahead' [Mint, New Delhi]
Microsoft brought out a high-tech version of "work smarter, not harder" on Monday, pitching a slate of next-generation software tools designed to help businesses better use their technology. In a demonstration here, Microsoft showed how, if it deployed all the computing power of its global network of server farms, it could translate all 3 billion words in the English language Wikipedia in less than a tenth of a second. The company also showed off tools that might be of..."/>
Microsoft touts its smarter security tools [The Seattle Times]
Microsoft contractors employed by Lionbridge Technologies will be laid off in the coming weeks, its union says, just two months after signing its first collective-bargaining contract. The Temporary Workers of America said on its website that the manager in charge of the Lionbridge unit in Bellevue said last week that the union's entire membership would be laid off. About 15 of the roughly 20 unionized employees in the group will be let go on Wednesday, the union..."/>
Microsoft contractor laying off workers in unionized unit [The Seattle Times]
Apple made with the newest version of its smartphone was to remove the headphone jack, forcing iPhone 7 owners to plug in with wireless earbuds or add an adapter. One suggestion to override the switch is having disastrous results, Fortune reports. YouTube user TechRax shows viewers how to create their own headphones jack-- you can watch the video above."/>
BRIEF: Video leads iPhone 7 owners to drill, damage their devices, website reports [NOLA Media Group, New Orleans]
Microsoft is doubling down on a simple pitch: its products are safe, and smart. The Redmond company on Monday is kicking off its annual Ignite conference for corporate information technology workers by introducing new security features into Office and Windows designed to safeguard and better make use of corporate data. The conference typically attracts tens of thousands of IT buyers to see a parade of..."/>
Microsoft shines spotlight on security in business-market pitch [The Seattle Times]
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EF Hutton America has delayed a planned announcement of its new products and services due to Monday's first presidential debate, according to information on its website. The site had displayed a countdown to its announcement detailing its business plan, which was scheduled to be released Monday. >>DETAILS: Springfield's EF Hutton; an historic brand, a new company."/>
Springfield-based EF Hutton America pushes back announcement [Springfield News-Sun, Ohio]
Oracle today announced that it has received the final antitrust clearance approval necessary for the acquisition of NetSuite, Inc. from the U.S. The all-cash tender offer for NetSuite at $109.00 per share, set to expire on October 6, 2016, will proceed as planned assuming the minimum required number of shares are tendered. About Oracle Oracle offers a comprehensive and fully integrated stack of cloud applications and platform..."/>
Oracle Receives Department of Justice Clearance to Buy NetSuite
NETAPP INSIGHT CONFERENCE-- NetApp today announced that Mercy Technology Services is the winner of the 2016 NetApp Innovation Award. This year's award recognizes customer achievement in in using NetApp technologies to maximize the value of data and move quickly to capture new revenue opportunities with game-changing products and services. NetApp CEO George Kurian announced MTS as this year's innovation winner from the main stage at NetApp Insight ®,..."/>
Mercy Technology Services Named Winner of 2016 NetApp Innovation Award
UNIFIRST CLOSES USD 122 M ACQUISITION OF ARROW UNIFORM. US-based work uniforms and facility services provider UniFirst Corp. has completed its acquisition of US-based Arrow Uniform for approximately USD 122 m, the company said."/>
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Accenture has agreed to acquire Pleasanton, California-based consulting and deployment services provider DayNine, the company said. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Completion of the acquisition is subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions."/>
Accenture to Acquire California Consulting Firm DayNine

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