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  • News24.com | Steinheist: The 'buying group' swindle 18 Nov 2018 04:09 News24 Perhaps the most audacious swindle that Jooste appears to have pulled off was convincing his directors that he was part of a massive "buying group" that swung rebates for the company. Jooste would tell everyone that he was jetting off overseas to …
  • Students life experience motivates him to serve others 18 Nov 2018 04:01 Scroll Nearly nine years ago, a 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck the small island of Haiti, killing almost a quarter of a million people. Mackenson Lundy, a junior studying construction management, was there that January day where he lost all of his best friends, …
  • Clampdown on banks could have unintended consequences - expert 18 Nov 2018 03:55 Northern Advocate A clampdown on sales incentives for bank staff could leave an uneven playing field in the finance sector with finance companies and insurers able to exploit it to the detriment of consumers, an independent bank expert is warning. Regulators the Financial …
  • Clampdown on bank sales incentives could have unintended consequences for consumers 18 Nov 2018 03:43 The New Zeland Herald A clampdown on sales incentives for bank staff could leave an uneven playing field in the finance sector with finance companies and insurers able to exploit it to the detriment of consumers, an independent bank expert is warning. Regulators the Financial …
  • Victorian Liberals promise 'boot camp' for non-violent offenders 18 Nov 2018 03:23 Australian Broadcasting Corporation Updated November 18, 2018 13:50:01 Victoria's youth have been the political focus of both Premier Daniel Andrews and Opposition Leader Matthew Guy at the start of the final week of the state election campaign. The Premier on Sunday pledged free dental …
  • Edmonton city staff candlelight vigil marks a year confronting workplace harassment, discrimination 18 Nov 2018 03:07 Edmonton Journal Kathie McCullough and her grand-daughter Kenisha Ellinger (4-years-old) showed their support at a rally held at Churchill Square in downtown Edmonton on Saturday November 17, 2018, in support of city employees who experienced harassment and discrimination …
  • Brexit: UK tech industry calls for a People’s Vote 18 Nov 2018 01:23 Descrier Technology leaders from across the UK have called on MPs to vote against the government’s troubled withdrawal agreement and instead push for a People’s Vote on the future relationship between the UK and the European Union. In a letter published by Tech for …
  • Letters: Theresa May has been persuaded that believers in Brexit need saving from themselves 18 Nov 2018 00:17 Telegraph.co.uk SIR – I recently found an old Daily Telegraph recipe book that belonged to my mother. It includes a recipe for Prince Charles’s Christening Cake, which would produce a fruit cake weighing 24lb. However, some of the recipes sound dire: Scrambled Hake; …
  • Indian IT industry is making convincing strides as their clients demand digital transformation 17 Nov 2018 23:31 The Economic Times In 2016, headlines proclaiming the death of India’s vaunted IT industry was becoming commonplace. “India’s massively successful software services industry… died on Friday after a short battle with newer digital technologies,” Bloomberg columnist Andy …
  • Does AI require high-end infrastructure? 17 Nov 2018 22:23 Government Computer News Does AI require high-end infrastructure? By Stephanie Kanowitz Nov 16, 2018 There’s no shortage of buzz around artificial intelligence applications in the public sector. They’ve been touted as something of a digital panacea that can address almost all of …
  • How retailers are responding to disruptive challenges 17 Nov 2018 21:25 Digital Journal Retailers are facing increased challenges and competition both to the concept of the physical store and with online shopping. This calls for new tactics and vision, according to a new study from Accenture. The new Accenture report is titled “Changes in …
  • Further delays will see council accounts not signed off until New Year 17 Nov 2018 21:02 Northampton Chronicle and Echo Attempts to sign off Northampton Borough Council’s set of accounts have been hit by further delays. The authority has yet to finalise its accounts for the financial year 2016/17, and has missed a series of deadlines since first seeing a draft statement …
  • Red alert for Black Friday sales frenzy that can prove costly 17 Nov 2018 20:56 Scotsman Christmas is coming, but it seems many shoppers have pressed pause on their spending while they wait for big discount events such as Black Friday on 23 November. The British Retail Consortium and KPMG recently found the “golden quarter” – the all-important …
  • No end to tariffs until China bows: Pence 17 Nov 2018 19:37 Kuwait Times PORT MORESBY: Deputy Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Yi Xiaozhun (second left), Asia Pacific Chairman of PwC Raymund Chao (centre), Co-chairman of the Pacific Economic Co-operation Council Donald Campbell (second right) and Vice …
  • Digital transformation requires paying off that technical debt, studies show 17 Nov 2018 19:15 ZD Net Back in the Y2K days of yore, some IT shops got around the impending millennial date expansion challenge with some interesting workarounds -- such as resetting their system clocks back to 1972 (which aligned with the Year 2000 calendar-wise), and …
  • Fred Lee's Social Network: Celebrating the Chinatown Autumn Gala 17 Nov 2018 18:46 Montreal Gazette DO-GOODERS: The Lee family — Lily, Carol and Leslie — continued their efforts to revitalize Chinatown, and honor the storied neighborhood established in Vancouver more than a century ago. Fred Lee / PNG PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE: The Vancouver Chinatown …
  • AI is changing the face of HR 17 Nov 2018 18:06 Nation Predictive talent analytics and employee flight risk models can revolutionize workforce planning. The fact that you can robotically feed data to a classifier and get useful, insightful results is hugely valuable. However, with the real world being a …
  • ​ET Awards 2018: Don’t throttle growth by squeezing liquidity, says FM Arun Jaitley 17 Nov 2018 17:43 The Economic Times Finance Minister Arun Jaitley extolled the virtues of prudence — from the pricing of petrol and diesel to regulatory and fiscal policies — as the nation is paying the price for seeking shortcuts to growth after the global financial crisis. He also …
  • Motley Fool: GE has the blues, and it is raising concerns with investors 17 Nov 2018 16:54 The Seattle Times General Electric blues Q: I saw that General Electric just cut its dividend. What’s going on? A: General Electric has been struggling in recent years; it was even removed from the Dow Jones industrial average, where it had held a position ever since the …
  • How to build inclusive, local economies 17 Nov 2018 16:34 Metro By Jessica Wynne LockhartSpecial to the Star Sat., Nov. 17, 2018 What makes for a strong neighbourhood? It may be easier than you think to define. According to the United Way, a strong neighbourhood is “one where nobody is disadvantaged because of where …
  • Budget 2019 Tax: How much is too much? 17 Nov 2018 16:33 The Borneo Post In a roundup of the new federal government’s Budget 2019, experts toe the line changes and how these affect individuals or businesses. Budget 2019 released several measures of change to taxes in a move to enhance the taxation system. This came after the …
  • Curious case 17 Nov 2018 13:55 Guernsey Press and Star Colleagues of Home’s Mary Lowe, Rob Prow, Marc Leadbeater, Victoria Oliver and Richard Graham are keen to pursue the report’s findings, which highlighted worrying breaches of governance in the way the politicians dealt with its senior professional staff. …
  • Digitizing Individuals: How Digital Identities Can Fix the Internet and the World Around It 17 Nov 2018 13:49 Crowdfundinsider Proving who we are used to be a pretty straight-forward affair, or as Popeye the Sailor Man used to say: I am what I am and that’s all that I am. The increasing digitization of our lives, however, doesn’t tolerate this naive attitude any longer.  In …
  • Why companies are ditching performance reviews 17 Nov 2018 13:25 The Week Magazine Sign Up for Our free email newsletters Here are three of the week's top pieces of financial insight and advice, gathered from around the web: An end to the ratings game The traditional performance review is on a "deathwatch," said Lydia …
  • Luncheon discusses technology to curb opioid crisis 17 Nov 2018 13:19 Star Nearly 900 people in Wisconsin died from opioid overdoses in 2017 – more fatalities than were claimed that year by highway accidents. How can technology help to fight this societal scourge? Learn more from a panel of experts at the Tuesday, Nov. 27 Tech …
  • HCL Technologies celebrates 10 years of success in the Nordics 17 Nov 2018 12:48 Equity Bulls HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global technology company, is celebrating its 10-year anniversary in the Nordic region. During this time, the company has achieved significant successes, which have seen the Nordics grow to become HCL's largest market …
  • NBA president releases Associations’s financial statement as at 31st August, 2018 17 Nov 2018 12:36 News Diary Online During his campaign and in his inaugural speech at his swearing into office, the President of the Nigerian Bar Association NBA Mr Paul Usoro SAN had promised that he would run a transparent administration based on integrity.  He said one of the ways he …
  • The Promise of (Practically) ‘Serverless Computing’ 17 Nov 2018 12:31 News The definition of cloud computing may be nebulous, but its promise is clear. Instead of filling a warehouse with servers and paying people to manage them, a company can pay a cloud computing provider to provide computing resources on demand and pay only …
  • How to stay on the best energy tariff for life without doing anything 17 Nov 2018 12:10 Evening Standard In 13 years of Dragons’ Den, no one has walked away quite so pinch-yourself happy as Henry De Zoete and Will Hodson from Look After My Bills. They received a “whopping” £120,000 offer for just three per cent of their energy autoswitching business. That …
  • 'The Najibian complex': What ex-PM's refusal to enter dock reveals 2018-11-17 18:05:11 by Lim Kit Siang 17 Nov 2018 12:06 Malysiakini MP SPEAKS | What a far cry from what then prime minister Najib Abdul Razak said in his 2016 new year's message on Dec 31, 2015, that his RM50 billion 1MDB and RM2.6 billion donation twin megascandals had been resolved and were issues no more. Since the …
  • Despite Trump, US MNCs flock to India for engineering talent 17 Nov 2018 11:50 Economic Times Donald Trump will be dismayed. The number of MNCs with engineering and R&D centres in India grew to 976 in 2017, from 943 the year before. The number is expected to rise to 1,005 this year, according to a study by consulting firm Zinnov. And more than …
  • Despite Trump, US hirers are rushing to India 17 Nov 2018 11:34 Economic Times Donald Trump will be dismayed. The number of MNCs with engineering and R&D centres in India grew to 976 in 2017, from 943 the year before. The number is expected to rise to 1,005 this year, according to a study by consulting firm Zinnov. And more than …
  • A game sparks the second wave of India smartphone invasion 17 Nov 2018 11:34 Economic Times Gaming specific handsets are emerging a new rage in the Indian smartphone market as more and more users flock to popular online multiplayer games such as PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) and Fortnite. Global players Asus and Nubia are set to bring in …
  • Carmel-based enVista helps retailers navigate e-commerce 17 Nov 2018 10:34 Indianapolis Business Journal The rise of e-commerce, technology and big data has brought big changes to the retail industry—and big opportunities for Carmel-based software and consulting company enVista LLC. The privately held enVista, founded in 2002 by Jim Barnes and John Stitz, …
  • Manchester United set for Optus Stadium double-header in 2019 with games against Perth Glory and Leeds 17 Nov 2018 10:29 Sunday Times ENGLISH football giants Manchester United are headed to Perth next year for a double-header at Optus Stadium. The Red Devils have reportedly agreed to play two games, taking on Perth Glory on Saturday, July 13, and Leeds on Wednesday, July 17. The games …
  • US MNCs flock to India for engineering talent 17 Nov 2018 10:27 The Times of India BENGALURU: Donald Trump will be dismayed. The number of MNCs with engineering and R&D centres + in India grew to 976 in 2017, from 943 the year before. The number is expected to rise to 1,005 this year, according to a study by consulting firm …
  • Millennials Plan to Spend Big This Holiday Season on Their Pets 17 Nov 2018 10:27 News Max Millennials love their pets, and that love’s showing up on their holiday credit-card bills. The much-discussed generation of shoppers, known for their industry-disrupting tastes, will spend heavily on their pets this holiday season -- more than double what …
  • Guess What? Black Friday Started The Day After Halloween. 17 Nov 2018 10:06 Investing.com Share Tweet Share Share Share Print Email Once upon a time, the holiday shopping season had a very, very well-defined start date. The day after Thanksgiving has been known colloquially as Black Friday ever since the 1970s. But before it was known as Black …
  • Man Utd continue financial dominance over Man City 17 Nov 2018 10:04 Goal.com There is an opposite gulf on the pitch, but Jose Mourinho's side are continuing their financial stranglehold on the rivalry Manchester United have continued their financial dominance over Manchester City, per KPMG Football Benchmark. While Pep …
  • Alyque Padamsee, father of modern Indian advertising, dead at 87 17 Nov 2018 09:41 livemint.com Advertising aside, Alyque Padamsee was formidable in front of the camera as well and is perhaps best known for his role as Jinnah in Richard Attenborough’s ‘Gandhi’. Photo: HT New Delhi: Alyque Padamsee, advertising veteran, communication adviser and …
  • 3 Top Artificial Intelligence Stocks to Watch in November 17 Nov 2018 09:33 The Motley Fool Like it or not, AI has become a recurring buzzword that thousands of businesses have used to stoke the interest of investors and consumers alike. To be sure, increasingly sophisticated artificial intelligence solutions have already permeated our lives, …
  • Falxa Ranch receives birding designation 17 Nov 2018 09:24 Sheridan Press SHERIDAN — The Falxa Ranch joined the property surrounding The Brinton, Ucross Ranch, Kleenburn Recreation Area and the Valley View subdivision in becoming a designated Important Bird Area. The Bighorn Audubon Society happened across the location while …
  • 5 reasons why co-working is apt for GenX and Millennials 17 Nov 2018 08:25 The Asian Age Office is not only a place to sit and snarl but rather a place where they could accomplish imagination and profitability. The work lives of Indians have made considerable progress from small work areas and long working hours. Millennials are going to make …
  • Man sold his company for $1.4B, now he's starting over again 17 Nov 2018 08:23 Washington Times MIAMI (AP) - If it has happened to Miami, it has happened to Manny Medina. The resumé of one of the city’s most storied entrepreneurs reads like a history of the city’s last 40 years: boom, bust and reemergence. Immigrant. Accountant. Real estate tycoon. …
  • Deloitte Names Seal Software to Technology Fast 500 for Third... 17 Nov 2018 08:01 SF Gate Recognition Caps Breakaway Year of Innovation and Growth as Seal Software Dominates Contract Discovery and Analytics Market SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) November 16, 2018 Seal Software, the leader in contract discovery and analytics, today announced the company …
  • Alyque Padamsee, advertising veteran, dead at 87 17 Nov 2018 07:29 livemint.com Alyque Padamsee’s role as Jinnah in Richard Attenborough’s ‘Gandhi’ was a huge success. Photo source: Shazahn Padamsee’s Twitter account New Delhi: Alyque Padamsee, advertising veteran, communication advisor and theatre personality, who created iconic ads …
  • Canada’s tallest tower (outside Toronto) topped off 17 Nov 2018 07:22 CFRN Two years after ground was broken on the high-rise, the tallest tower in Edmonton was topped off Friday. Standing at 251 metres tall, the 69-storey Stantec Tower features 29 floors of commercial workspace, with the remaining 37 useable floors topped off …
  • The Pension Myth and the Financial Realities 17 Nov 2018 06:23 wsj.com Illustration by Jenn Liv Text size Everyone knows about the good old days, when hardworking Americans were able to enjoy a comfortable, worry-free retirement thanks to their healthy pension. But like many tales from decades ago, the reality wasn’t as sweet …
  • Rimini Street baut Investitionen und Geschäftstätigkeit in Asien-Pazifik aus 17 Nov 2018 06:17 Odessa American LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 16, 2018--Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), ein internationaler Anbieter von Produkten und Serviceleistungen für Unternehmenssoftware und der führende Support-Drittanbieter für Oracle- und SAP-Softwareprodukte, gab heute …
  • Rimini Street amplía sus inversiones y operaciones en Asia-Pacífico 17 Nov 2018 06:17 Odessa American LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--nov. 16, 2018--Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), proveedor global de productos y servicios de software empresarial, y proveedor líder de soporte independiente para productos de software Oracle y SAP, anunció hoy que ha …
  • Despite Trump, US MNCs flock to India for engineering talent 17 Nov 2018 06:07 The Times of India BENGALURU: Donald Trump will be dismayed. The number of MNCs with engineering and R&D centres in India grew to 976 in 2017, from 943 the year before. The number is expected to rise to 1,005 this year, according to a study by consulting firm Zinnov. And …
  • WoolPoll voters stray from AWI recommendation and vote for 1.5 per cent levy 17 Nov 2018 06:07 ABC.net.au Australian woolgrowers have voted for a wool sales levy of 1.5 per cent to fund Australian Wool Innovation (AWI), which falls shy of the peak body's recommendation of 2 per cent. In the first time in WoolPoll's history, the votes were so close that …
  • Unfair restrictions headline a week of crazy ideas 17 Nov 2018 06:01 The Sydney Morning Herald St George Illawarra’s interest in Hayne was not, however, the most insane proposition I encountered this week. Sitting squarely on that mantle is the notion that it’s a reasonable concept for the NRL to introduce rules severely constricting the right of …
  • Influitive Ranked Number 87 Fastest Growing Company in North... 17 Nov 2018 05:38 SF Gate Influitive attributes rapid revenue growth to its focus on advocate marketing and the role customer advocates play in driving value across an organization. TORONTO (PRWEB) November 16, 2018 Influitive today announced it ranked 87 on Deloitte’s Technology …
  • UCD hope to have new pitch installed in time to host Olympic qualifying   17 Nov 2018 04:56 Irish Independent 0 Comments UCD hope to have new pitch installed in time to host Olympic qualifying Independent.ie Hope is circulating that UCD will have a new astroturf pitch in place for the next phase of the Irish women’s Olympic qualifying process next June. https:…
  • Dell EMC’s HPC Chief on Strategy and Emerging Processor Diversity 17 Nov 2018 04:51 HPCwire Last January Thierry Pellegrino, a long-time Dell/Dell EMC veteran, became vice president of HPC. His tenure comes at a time when the very definition of HPC is blurring with AI writ large (data analytics, machine learning, deep learning) clamoring for …
  • After 62 years as high-school official, Orlando resident considers whether it is time for last call 17 Nov 2018 04:49 Orlando Sentinel With Boone embroiled in a close high-school football game with Kissimmee Gateway, Phil Ziglar was certain he made the correct call. Boone trailed by two in the waning seconds when it called for a fair catch on a punt, allowing for a free kick on a …
  • The Complete Man shuns online, sticks to physical stores 17 Nov 2018 04:39 Rediff In this era of online commerce and virtual shopping, Raymond Ltd, one of India's oldest textile manufacturers and retailers, has tailor-made an offline strategy to maintain a strong foothold in the tier III and IV towns. Samreen Ahmad reports. …
  • At SC18: IBM’s AI-HPC Combine for ‘Intelligent Simulation’: Eliminating the Unnecessary  17 Nov 2018 04:29 HPCwire A powerhouse concept in attaining new knowledge is the notion of the “emergent property,” the combination of formerly stovepiped scientific disciplines and exploratory methods to form cross-disciplinary intelligence that generates breakthrough insight. In …
  • Young pupils get a taste of third-level science with fast-track tech study 17 Nov 2018 04:29 Irish Independent 0 Comments Young pupils get a taste of third-level science with fast-track tech study Independent.ie Post-primary pupils will study modules from third-level technology degree programmes under a ground- breaking careers initiative being piloted in three …
  • PUBG, Fortnite help create a niche for gaming sm... 17 Nov 2018 04:10 The Economic Times Gaming specific handsets are emerging a new rage in the Indian smartphone market as more and more users flock to popular online multiplayer games such as PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) and Fortnite. Global players Asus and Nubia are set to bring in …
  • 2018 Epica Awards: CHE Proximity scores five Silver Awards, Host/Havas wins two Silver 17 Nov 2018 04:04 Campaignbrief Founded 31 years ago, Epica is the only worldwide creative award judged by journalists from the marketing, design and advertising press, as well as specialist reporters in fields ranging from production to VR and luxury branding. CHE Proximity led the …
  • Hedge Funds Are Buying United Technologies Corporation (UTX) Ahead of Potential Breakup 17 Nov 2018 03:29 Insider Monkey Although the masses and most of the financial media blame hedge funds for their exorbitant fee structure and disappointing performance, these investors have been proven to have great stock picking abilities over the years (that’s why their assets under …
  • Macy's, Lowe's, Kohl's shake up holiday shopping with Pinterest's Gift Globe 17 Nov 2018 02:26 Retaildive Brief First Published on Dive Brief: Retailers Macy's, Lowe's and Kohl's are using Pinterest Gift Globe experiences that focus on specific product categories to connect with holiday shoppers, according to a Pinterest blog post provided to …
  • Companies rush to reconcile financial results with state wise audit, seek extension of deadline 17 Nov 2018 01:41 The Economic Times Mumbai: As the date for Goods and Services Tax (GST) audit nears, many companies and banks fear they will not be able to comply with separate audits of all the states by the end of the year as required by the GST framework because they do not reconcile …
  • Healthcare IT Market Survive to reach 15% CAGR | SWOT Analysis of More than 10 Companies| Global Industry Strategy and Forecast by 2023: Prognosticates MRFR 17 Nov 2018 00:57 Tradingcharts.com Nov 16, 2018 (AB Digital via COMTEX) -- Global Healthcare IT Market Overview: Healthcare Information Technology (IT) is a vast field that applies IT for creating, designing, using, and maintaining the data systems in the field of healthcare. The market for …
  • Treasury Probe 3: Report tracks amazing growth of Eskom finance boss Anoj Singh’s bank account 17 Nov 2018 00:26 Daily Maverick Treasury report reveals a cash bonanza, with the first details emerging of how bribes may have been paid — but former Eskom CFO Anoj Singh says he was hacked. On July 5 2012, former Transnet and Eskom chief financial officer Anoj Singh opened an FNB …
  • Brexit Deal Chaos: North business in show of unity to back May’s deal 17 Nov 2018 00:17 Breaking News from Ireland Business groups in the North and the Republic have combined in an unprecedented show of support for the Brexit deal following a week of political chaos in Westminster that sunk the pound and rattled Irish and British shares. The statements may help …
  • Millions ‘squandered’ on consultants to transform county council services 16 Nov 2018 23:59 Worthing Herald Millions of pounds of taxpayers’ money has been ‘squandered’ on consultants to help conduct a ‘transformation of services’ at West Sussex County Council, Labour councillors have suggested. The Conservative-led authority may have to find as much as £ …
  • Dubai International Content Market Draws Top Filmmakers and Content Creators This December 16 Nov 2018 23:49 Asiatoday According to PwC, virtual reality is the fastest growing segment in the entertainment and media sector Dubai – United Arab Emirates, 14 November 2018: Organizers of the Dubai International Content Market – DICM, an event dedicated to content creators and …
  • Credit union blames computer glitch for Prince William teacher paycheck snafu 16 Nov 2018 23:39 Potomac Local WOODBRIDGE — A software glitch yesterday left about 10 percent of Prince William County School employees asking where their paychecks were. “We have about 11,000 employees. About 1,100 belong to the PWC Employees Credit Union. Due to a technical issue at …
  • Fortress REIT Says Subcommittee Engaged PWC On Probe On Some Investors' Concerns 16 Nov 2018 23:14 Reuters Thursday, 15 Nov 2018 10:02am EST Nov 15 (Reuters) - Fortress Reit Ltd ::JSE: FFB - FFA - UPDATE ON REQUEST FOR INDEPENDENT INVESTIGATION FROM INSTITUTIONAL INVESTORS.SUBCOMMITTEE REVIEWING DOCUMENTS, INFO TO INVESTIGATE ALLEGATIONS RELATING TO COMMON …
  • 9 Colorado companies make Deloitte’s list of fastest-growing tech companies 16 Nov 2018 23:01 Bizjournals
  • Old Publishers Clearing House does fresh analytics tricks with hybrid mix 16 Nov 2018 22:50 SiliconANGLE Picture a 65-year-old company that has amassed data on 100 million people. Suddenly, it learns that data is the new oil, but its on-premises legacy infrastructure isn’t cut out for advanced analytics. Does it trash its data center and rush to public cloud? …
  • Berkshire Hathaway's Ben Bridge Jeweler Announces CEO Succession 16 Nov 2018 22:42 Reuters Nov 5 (Reuters) - Berkshire Hathaway Inc ::J B HUNT TRANSPORT SERVICES SAYS DISAGREE WITH BNSF'S APPLICATION OF INTERIM AWARD AND DISPUTE ITS CLAIM- SEC FILING.J B HUNT TRANSPORT SERVICES - WILL SUBMIT TO PANEL CALCULATION OF ADJUSTED REVENUE DIVISIONS …
  • Bench Accounting and 11 other Metro Vancouver companies make Deloitte’s prestigious Technology Fast 500 list 16 Nov 2018 22:12 Straight.com The Lower Mainland’s tech industry is known for its small and innovative companies. Although anchored by unicorns like Hootsuite, Slack, and Avigilon—each of which are valued at over $1 billion—most of the sector is comprised of scrappy startups aiming to …
  • Amazon Corretto extends OpenJDK support 16 Nov 2018 22:06 techtarget.com Amazon's distribution of OpenJDK pledges allegiance to its vast Java developer base with longer-term support than Oracle provides for developers of its distribution. Amazon Corretto, now in preview, is a free, multiplatform, production-ready …
  • IBM earmarks N9bn for youth empowerment in Nigeria, others 16 Nov 2018 22:06 Hallmark The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is to spend 25 million dollars (about N9 billion) in Nigeria and some other African countries for youth empowerment in the next few years. Director, IBM Venture Capital Group, Ms Deborah Magid, stated …
  • 45 million turkeys end up on Thanksgiving tables — now blockchain lets you learn about farms where birds came from 16 Nov 2018 21:58 Chicago Tribune Thanksgiving season at Kauffman Turkey Farms in Waterman, Ill., is either the best or worst time to visit, depending on how you stomach such things. Hundreds of clucking turkeys patter about – nervously? – in an outdoor pen, their pink heads snapping to …
  • IBM reinforces enterprise multicloud growth with automation tools, ServiceNow expansion 16 Nov 2018 21:55 NetworkWorld IBM is looking to make it easier for customers to move to multicloud environments by adding automation tools to its cloud services, and the company is extending its relationship with cloud migration specialists ServiceNow. The driving idea behind both …
  • App uses cryptocurrency to help detainees pay ICE bail money 16 Nov 2018 21:53 Hill A new app mines cryptocurrency and uses the funds garnered to help pay bail for individuals detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The app, called Bail Bloc, lets users donate their computer memory towards mining the cryptocurrency Monero, …
  • What Is Peer-to-Peer Lending? 16 Nov 2018 21:41 MainStreet.com You need some money but don't have it. There are a few traditional ways to fix that. Credit cards are the most common form of short-term lending for Americans, but are often quite expensive. Banks may also offer unsecured personal loans, but these are …
  • DHS Supply Chain Security Task Force Moves Forward on Playbooks 16 Nov 2018 21:39 Information Week The public/private task force takes early steps toward securing the end-to-end supply chain. In July, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the formation of the Information Communications Technology Supply Chain Task Force. Its purpose: …
  • Google Cloud boss Diane Greene resigns, replaced by former Oracle exec Thomas Kurian 16 Nov 2018 21:31 SiliconANGLE Diane Greene, the chief executive officer of Google LLC’s cloud business, is leaving the division. Greene’s exit comes hot on the heels of another high-profile departure: Diane Bryant stepped down as Google Cloud’s chief operating officer in July. Bryant …
  • Tech leaders are getting their AI on, and ‘not talking trash anymore,’ say analysts 16 Nov 2018 21:31 SiliconANGLE Silicon Valley has hyped artificial intelligence to the stratosphere. Any healthily skeptical individual would expect the actual goods to fall short. There are facts that contest gloomy predictions from pundits who say it will put many out of work. Some …
  • Proto Labs CFO focused on prioritizing new opportunities 16 Nov 2018 21:20 RubberNews.com 11/16/2018 Updated 11/16/2018 Comments Email Print By Jordan Vitick Plastics News Photo by Michael A. Matcotte John Way, Proto Labs chief financial officer, at the Plastics Financial Summit in Chicago. MAPLE PLAIN, Minn.—John Way said he…
  • For U.S. colleges, playing the great expectations game comes at a cost 16 Nov 2018 20:58 The Washington Post Americans expect a lot from their colleges and universities. They want higher education to prepare students for jobs and as citizens in a democratic society. At the same time, they expect universities to produce research that makes our lives better and …
  • Fields of gold for Srinidhi Shetty 16 Nov 2018 20:43 Deccan Chronicle Sandalwood star Srinidhi Shetty shares her excitement on having signed KGF opposite Rocking Star Yash. The film’s trailers have already gone viral, and she speaks about the road ahead...Ikyatha Yerasala The past week has been overwhelmingly exciting for …
  • New project aims to boost inner city students’ chances of securing tech jobs 16 Nov 2018 20:42 Irish Times Schoolchildren in Dublin’s north inner city are to take part in a new programme which aims to give local students a career pathway into the digital economy. The programme is modelled on a successful scheme developed by IBM in New York which has helped …
  • Diamond Bank Bags Women Market Champion Award 16 Nov 2018 19:41 Biz Watch Nigeria Diamond Bank Bags Women Market Champion Award Nigeria’s leading retail bank, Diamond Bank Plc has been awarded the prestigious Women’s Market Champion honours by the Global Banking Alliance for Women. This year’s Women’s Market Champions reflect the global …
  • Google Cloud Ups Its Enterprise AI Game 16 Nov 2018 19:40 Content Management Google Cloud CEO, Diane Greene, takes the stage at the company's recent "Let's Talk AI" event PHOTO: Nicholas McQuire Google Cloud has made many important strides in artificial intelligence (AI) since CEO Sundar Pichai famously declared …
  • MIT researchers show how to detect and address AI bias without loss in accuracy 16 Nov 2018 19:25 VentureBeat Bias in AI leads to poor search results or user experience for a predictive model deployed in social media, but it can seriously and negatively affect human lives when AI is used for things like health care, autonomous vehicles, criminal justice, or the …
  • How Oblong helped IBM build its ‘immersion rooms’ with giant displays 16 Nov 2018 19:25 VentureBeat John Underkoffler is best known as the science adviser for the landmark sci-fi film Minority Report, where actor Tom Cruise uses “data gloves” and gesture controls to manipulate a transparent computer. As the CEO of Oblong Industries, he has been trying to …
  • Extreme Market Changes Expected From Autonomous Cars 16 Nov 2018 19:12 ClaimsJournal.com Though it’s estimated that by 2025 auto insurance premiums will drop by $25 billion as a result of the adoption of driverless cars, the insurance market is expected to recover through new lines of coverage, according to a report by market analyst Accenture …
  • Accenture's Advice on How to Get Started with Automation 16 Nov 2018 19:10 Eweek.com As artificial intelligence and machine learning offerings grow in popularity and move into production systems, enterprises are increasingly looking to utilize these technologies to automate critical business processes--from infrastructure maintenance to …
  • UAE airline continues to... 16 Nov 2018 18:59 Khaleej Times As adverse weather conditions impact flight schedules. Emirates airline continues to cancel some flights out to Kuwait as adverse weather conditions affect flight schedules.     This was after air traffic at Kuwait International Airport had been …
  • How to Bounce Back from Professional Failure 16 Nov 2018 18:57 Rigzone by  Andreas Exarheas |Rigzone Staff |Friday, November 16, 2018 Oil and gas experts offer tips on how to bounce back from a professional set-back. Keep your skills sharp. That’s one of the tips Amy Chronis, managing partner at Deloitte, which provides a …
  • Winners revealed at Everywoman in Travel Awards 16 Nov 2018 18:54 Buying Business Travel Festive Road's managing partner, Caroline Strachan, was crowned "Entrepreneur of the Year" at this week's Everywoman in Travel Awards, held in association with IBM iX.   Everywoman is an organisation dedicated to the advancement of women …
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