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Amdocs Ltd. is in talks to buy Ra'anana-based company Pontis Ltd. Talks have been underway for a year, and are yet to be finalized, probably due to disagreements over the price to be paid by Amdocs, which is estimated to be in the region of $80-90 million. Amdocs, managed by CEO Eli Gelman, declined to comment on reports on this matter. Pontis develops products that enable companies to provide customers with real-time..."/>
Amdocs in talks to buy Ra'anana-based Pontis [Globes, Tel Aviv, Israel]
Microsoft India story began in 1990 and has grown steadily since then. Leading it over the last five years is Bhaskar Pramanik, chairman, Microsoft Corp. Pvt. Ltd. He is responsible for marketing, operations, and business development efforts in India."/>
Our focus area is small and medium sector: Microsoft's Pramanik [Mint, New Delhi]
BRIEF: DAILY OIL PRICE: Aug. 20 [Odessa American, Texas]
Apple must pay Ireland $14.5 billion in back taxes. The statement is attributable to Elizabeth Hyman, Executive Vice President, Public Advocacy, CompTIA. "Tuesday's decision by the European Commission undermines the notion of fairness and multilateral cooperation on tax policy."/>
CompTIA Statement on EU Apple Tax Ruling
Intel Corporation today announced that ULTRA, SPHE's 4 K movie streaming service, will debut on computers powered by 7th Gen Intel ® Core™ processors beginning Q1 in 2017.. Coinciding with the expanded availability of the service, ULTRA will add new features like 48 hour rentals and free 10 minute previews, allowing customers to experience a sample of any film on the service in full 4 k resolution..."/>
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and Intel Bring Premium 4K Movies to PCs
SecureWorks Corp. plans to release its second quarter fiscal 2017 financial results Tuesday, September 6, 2016, after the close of regular U.S. stock market trading hours. Management of SecureWorks will host a conference call to review the results on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 beginning at 8:00 a.m. EDT. The conference call will be broadcast live over the Internet and can be accessed at http://investors.secureworks.com."/>
SecureWorks Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 Earnings Conference Call
Global Daily Fantasy Sports Inc. is pleased to announce that further to Global's news release of July 26, 2016, Global has completed its non-brokered private placement financing by issuing 15,000,000 units at a price of $0.40 per Unit, for gross proceeds of $6,000,000. Each Unit consists of one common share and one half transferable common share purchase warrant. Each Warrant entitles the holder to purchase one full Common Share at a purchase price..."/>
Global Daily Fantasy Sports Inc. - Closing of $6 million private placement
Perceptron, Inc. today announced results for the fourth quarter of its 2016 fiscal year. Reported net loss in the quarter of $15.6 million and net loss per share of $1.66 included a non-cash charge of $16.4 million, or $1.74 per share, for a full valuation allowance on its deferred tax assets as a result of recent losses in its U.S., Germany and Brazil operations. Adjusted for the impact of these charges, the net income for the quarter was $0.8 million and net..."/>
Perceptron Announces Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2016 Results
Monotype Announces $25 Million Stock Repurchase Program
Target executive Jeff Jones as the company's new president of ride-sharing. The ride-hailing giant on Tuesday announced that Jones, Target's chief marketing officer, will be in charge of Uber's operations, marketing and customer support on a global level. He replaces Ryan Graves, a long-time Uber executive who served as the company's early CEO."/>
Uber hires Target exec as president of ride-sharing [East Bay Times]
Apple to pay back taxes to Ireland, saying the country gave the tech giant illegal tax benefits worth up to 13 billion euros, or $14.5 billion. The commission said Apple's tax deal with Ireland allowed the company to avoid paying taxes on almost all the profits generated by sales of Apple products across the single-market European Union. Ireland has a corporate tax rate..."/>
Apple slammed with $14.5 billion back-tax penalty in Europe [East Bay Times]
Facebook, Apple or the many smaller companies that are keeping up with the pack. Except, what if, Uber, the most valuable startup in the world, stumbles on its road to an IPO?"/>
East Bay Times Michelle Quinn column [East Bay Times]
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.. The transaction is expected to be completed by the end of 2016, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions, including applicable regulatory approvals.. FEI Company designs, manufactures and supports a broad..."/>
FEI Shareholders Approve Acquisition by Thermo Fisher Scientific
Liquidity Services, a global solution provider in the reverse supply chain with the world’ s largest marketplace for business surplus, is pleased to highlight its sale of a large volume of personal 3 D printers through its online auction marketplace Liquidation.com, a leading e-commerce site where professional buyers can purchase surplus inventory from the retail supply chain’ s top retailers..."/>
Liquidity Services Auction Watch
Quantum Corp. today announced that Senior Vice President and CFO Fuad Ahmad, and Vice President of Corporate Communications Brad Cohen, will be conducting one-on-one institutional investor meetings at the 2 nd Annual ROTH Datacenter Technology Corporate Access Day to be held at The St. Regis San Francisco in San Francisco on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016.. About Quantum Quantum is a leading expert in scale-out storage, archive and data..."/>
Quantum to Participate in the 2nd Annual ROTH Datacenter Technology Corporate Access Day
Itron, Inc. announced today that it will report financial results for the three and six month periods ended June 30, 2016 and update its financial outlook for 2016 in a press release to be issued prior to market opening on Sept. 1, 2016. The company’ s press release and supplemental presentation will be available on the company’ s website at http://investors.itron.com at 8:30 a.m. EDT. The company will hold a conference call to discuss the results and its..."/>
Itron Announces Second Quarter 2016 Earnings Call Details
Palo Alto Networks ®, the next-generation security company, today announced financial results for its fiscal fourth quarter and fiscal year 2016 ended July 31, 2016.. Total revenue for the fiscal fourth quarter 2016 grew 41 percent year over year to a record $400.8 million, compared with total revenue of $283.9 million for the fiscal fourth quarter 2015. GAAP net loss for the fiscal fourth quarter 2016 was $54.5 million, or $0.61 per..."/>
Palo Alto Networks Reports Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016 Financial Results
RetailMeNot, Inc., a leading digital savings destination connecting consumers with retailers, restaurants and brands, both online and in-store, today announced that its Chief Financial Officer, J. Scott Di Valerio, will be attending the following investor conference in the third quarter: Deutsche Bank 2016 Technology Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada on September 13, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. Pacific Time. A webcast of the presentation will be..."/>
RetailMeNot, Inc. Announces Upcoming Investor Conference
CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices. That puts them at the top of price appreciation in the state."/>
San Diego home price gains one of biggest in California [The San Diego Union-Tribune]
Apple Inc. to begin production in Turkey, the Turkish Haberturk newspaper reported Aug. 30.. Simsek added that Turkey will be glad to see Apple Inc. in the country, the message said. Earlier, the EU urged Apple Inc. to pay 13 billion euros to Ireland."/>
BRIEF: Apple Inc. offered to start production in Turkey [Trend News Agency, Baku, Azerbaijan]

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