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Pointer Telocation Systems Ltd. has acquired a fleet services management company in Southern Brazil. Pointer will pay $6.5 million in cash for Cielo Telecom, which manages fleet customers covering 16,000 trucks. Cielo, founded in 1994, has a strong presence in the Brazilian truck sector."/>
Pointer buys Brazilian fleet management co for $6.5m [Globes, Tel Aviv, Israel]
JetPay Corporation, a leading provider of debit and credit card processing services, payroll and human capital management, and prepaid card services, announced today that Michael Collester has been named Chief Operating Officer. "We are fortunate to have the talent and leadership within JetPay necessary to fill this important position," said Diane Faro, CEO of JetPay. " Over his career, Michael has a track record of building companies focused on delivering..."/>
JetPay Corporation Names Michael Collester as Chief Operating Officer
National Instruments, effective January 1, 2017."/>
NI Announces CEO Transition Plan to Position Company for Next Phase of Growth
Communications Systems, Inc., a global provider of physical connectivity infrastructure and services for deployments of broadband networks, today announced the appointment of Mark Fandrich as the Company’ s Chief Financial Officer, effective August 29, 2016. Fandrich succeeds Edwin C. Freeman, who will assist during the leadership transition and has assumed the position of Treasurer and Vice President of Corporate Development. Fandrich has more than 30..."/>
Communications Systems, Inc. Appoints Mark Fandrich as Chief Financial Officer
ScanSource, Inc., a leading global provider of technology products and solutions, today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended June 30, 2016.. “While we had strong profitable growth in the first half of our fiscal year, we faced organic growth and margin challenges in the second half,” said Mike Baur, CEO, ScanSource, Inc. "We had a disappointing finish to fiscal year 2016 with sales and..."/>
ScanSource Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Results
Research Solutions, Inc., a pioneer in providing on-demand access to scientific, technical and medical information for life science companies, academic institutions, and other research intensive organizations, has been invited to present at the 2016 Gateway Conference being held on September 7-8, 2016 at the Four Seasons Hotel in San Francisco, California.. Research Solutions management is scheduled to present on Thursday, September 8 at 1:00 p.m...."/>
Research Solutions to Present at the 5th Annual Liolios Gateway Conference on Thursday, September 8, 2016
Qualcomm venture. Todd Hylton will serve as executive director of CRI, reporting to Henrik Christensen, the Georgia Tech engineer who was recently appointed to lead the institute. Hylton spent the past four years as executive vice president of strategy and research at Brain Corp., a small startup."/>
UCSD recruits a top engineer from Brain Corp. [The San Diego Union-Tribune]
Apple has sent out media invites to unveil the iPhone 7, and it is anticipated that the company will release the new version of its Apple Watch. The tech news website C| Net reports the reveal event will take place Sept. 7 in San Francisco. Insider geek info indicates the most notable feature of the iPhone 7 will actually be something it won't have, according to C| Net."/>
BRIEF: Apple will reveal iPhone 7 (and possibly its next watch) on Sept. 7, website reports [NOLA Media Group, New Orleans]
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, had a private meeting with Pope Francis on Monday to discuss ways to "use communications technology to alleviate poverty, encourage a culture of encounter and to communicate a message of hope," according to the Religion News Service. The 32- year-old tech billionaire and Chan visited with the pope as part of their trip to Italy for the wedding of Spotify cofounder Daniel Ek. Zuckerberg posted a photo of himself..."/>
BRIEF: Facebook founder meets Pope Francis, news agency reports [NOLA Media Group, New Orleans]
Facebook page. According to a Aug. 26 post on Trotwood Mayor Mary McDonald's Facebook page, Trotwood will be the home of the "world headquarters" for Stratacache, a Dayton company that focuses on digital signage technology. But Kelly Silverman, Stratacache vice president of marketing, said that while her..."/>
Stratacache VP: Our HQ will remain in Dayton [Dayton Daily News, Ohio]
Faro Technologies' purchase of Londonberry, N.H.,- based Laser Projection Technologies were not immediately available. Faro makes software and 3 D-based laser beam measuring devices for manufacturing and other industries."/>
3D tech firm Faro acquires N.H. company [Orlando Sentinel]
Forrester Research named IBM a strong performer in its latest Wave™ report 1 evaluating global public cloud platforms for enterprise developers. Forrester analyzed and scored numerous public cloud platforms and identified IBM as a "strong performer" for combining its broad and deep portfolios of application and development services with solid infrastructure offerings. IBM also received the highest possible..."/>
IBM Named a Strong Performer in Global Public Cloud Platforms for Enterprise Developers
Gartner, Inc., a leading IT research and advisory firm, has ranked Dimension Data among the top 10 fastest-growing consulting service providers, 2014-2015 in the new report, "Market Share Analysis: Consulting Services, Worldwide, 2015." Authored by Jacqueline Heng, Dean Blackmore and Julie Short, the report was published in May 2016.. The list ranked consulting..."/>
Dimension Data Listed Among Top 10 Fastest-growing Consulting Service Providers, 2014-2015
Apple and Google."/>
Drive Capital launches $300 million second fund with eye on Midwest [Blue Sky, Chicago]
Silicom with a price target of $43.00, On Track Innovations with a price target of $2.00, Intellecheck Mobilisa with a price target of $3.00 and Catasys with a price target of $3.00. Reports can be viewed at: If you have any questions, contact:."/>
Joseph Gunnar & Co., LLC Head of Equity Research Initiates Coverage with a Buy Rating on Silicom Ltd., On Track Innovations Ltd., Intellecheck Mobilisa, Inc. and Catasys, Inc.
Match Group" rather than "The Princeton Review is headquartered in New York, NY and is an operating business of IAC" as originally issued inadvertently."/>
/C O R R E C T I O N -- Penguin Random House/

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