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Oracle Buys NetSuite
Oracle Buys NetSuite
7/28/2016 12:20:07 PM
Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire NetSuite (NYSE: N), the very first cloud company. The transaction is valued at $109.00 per share in cash, or approximately $9.3 billion. “Oracle and NetSuite cloud applications are complementary, and will coexist in the marketplace forever,” said Mark Hurd, Chief Executive Officer, …
DHL announces $137 million investment plan in U.S. e-commerce infrastructure and services
DHL announces $137 million investment plan in U.S. e-commerce infrastructure and services
7/28/2016 10:38:32 AM
Deutsche Post DHL Group today announced a $137 million investment plan for the U.S. domestic and cross-border e-commerce market. The Group’s objective is to exploit the global B2C e-commerce market for shipments crossing borders which is expected to grow from $400 billion today to a total global volume of $1 trillion in 20201. Since U.S. online merchants take the leading role …
Avnet Extends Cash Offer to Acquire Premier Farnell plc
Avnet Extends Cash Offer to Acquire Premier Farnell plc
7/28/2016 10:26:54 AM
Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) announced today that it has reached agreement with the Board of Directors of Premier Farnell plc (“Premier Farnell”) on the terms of a recommended offer for Premier Farnell by Avnet or one of its wholly-owned subsidiaries. The all-cash offer of £1.85 per share represents an equity value of approximately £691 million and a 12.1% premium over the …
Accenture Acquires Tecnilógica to Scale Its Open Source Digital Skills in Spain
Accenture Acquires Tecnilógica to Scale Its Open Source Digital Skills in Spain
7/28/2016 10:04:44 AM
Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has acquired Tecnilógica, a Spanish company specializing in the use of emerging and open source technologies to build innovative omni-channel experiences for a wide range of mobile, web, touchscreens, wearables and IoT enabled devices.   Tecnilógica is headquartered in Madrid, Spain and has more than 70 employees. Working with clients ranging from large …
Stay Safe And Weird
Stay Safe And Weird
7/28/2016 8:43:00 AM
The city of Austin, TX is expanding like never before, bringing more and more people to the area. Additional properties, home and cars has resulted in a growing need for service providers to help keep people and their property safe. Thankfully, Austin Locksmiths By Pros On Call is here to answer demand for expert locksmith services. Not only does this company provide expert …
What Professional IT Services Can Do For a Business
What Professional IT Services Can Do For a Business
7/28/2016 8:00:00 AM
Clare Computer Solutions (CCS)  is a professional services firm providing IT solutions for companies in the San Francisco Bay area since 1990.  Proactive IT support offers the best value for companies trying to manage their IT costs. Many companies tackle specific technology projects on an as-needed basis to help them afford technology based upon a phased …
AkzoNobel acquires 100 percent share of powder coatings venture in Egypt
AkzoNobel acquires 100 percent share of powder coatings venture in Egypt
7/27/2016 9:00:45 AM
AkzoNobel has raised its stake in Akzo Nobel Powder Coatings SAE in Egypt from 60 percent to 100 percent. The transaction forms part of the company’s accelerated growth strategy for Egypt and the wider North Africa region.  As well as operating a state-of-the-art powder coatings plant in Cairo, Akzo Nobel Powder Coatings SAE also has a 90 percent stake in the trading …
Mississippi Field Produces Business Tycoon?
Mississippi Field Produces Business Tycoon?
7/26/2016 7:56:33 PM
A Chinese migrant does advanced math and a young lady from the fields of Mississippi builds a Nobel Peace Prize worthy economic theory. Due to a pen name she uses, many know her as Holland Meissner of hollandmeissner.com. But, Holland is more than an author. She is the quintessential Southern girl who has journeyed from teen mother to economic theorist. Holland admits to …
Protecting Outdoor Workers from Lyme Disease Exposure Risks
Protecting Outdoor Workers from Lyme Disease Exposure Risks
7/26/2016 2:05:32 PM
The most common tick-borne disease in the United States is Lyme disease according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Lyme disease is caused by the bacterium, Borrelia burgdorferi and is transmitted to humans through the bite of infected blacklegged ticks. The blacklegged tick spreads the disease in the northeastern, mid-Atlantic and north-central …
Cloud Computing Continues to Trend Upwards
Cloud Computing Continues to Trend Upwards
7/26/2016 10:07:45 AM
Clare Computer Solutions (CCS) , a professional services firm providing IT solutions for companies in the San Francisco Bay area since 1990, is seeing an upward trend in cloud computing and cloud consulting services from companies. We have seen an increase in cloud adoption and interestingly many companies are choosing the aspects of cloud-based IT that will serve their …
MasterCard Announces Acquisition of VocaLink
MasterCard Announces Acquisition of VocaLink
7/21/2016 9:07:50 AM
MasterCard Incorporated (NYSE: MA) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 92.4 percent of VocaLink Holdings Limited for about £700 million (approximately US$920 million), after adjusting for cash and certain other estimated liabilities. VocaLink’s existing shareholders have the potential for an earn-out of up to an additional £169 million …
Automotive Global Distribution Company – Grand Parts – Launches in Australia, Raising the Standard of Automotive Excellence in the Car Industry
Automotive Global Distribution Company – Grand Parts – Launches in Australia, Raising the Standard of Automotive Excellence in the Car Industry
7/21/2016 8:15:34 AM
As an independent automotive business, achieving a competitive edge through a contract manufacturer is now a possibility, with the launch of Grant Parts – an automotive global distribution company – in Australia.   The new and exciting Grand Parts business model is taking Australia by storm, allowing businesses to have direct access to industry recognised automotive …
More High-Tech Security Options For local Companies
More High-Tech Security Options For local Companies
7/21/2016 8:13:36 AM
Plano, TX is becoming a major hub for large multi-national corporate headquarters, leading to the development of more and more large commercial facilities. This surge in progress has created the need for more advanced security solutions. Thankfully, Plano Locksmith Pros has recently expanded their business to include state-of-the-art commercial locksmith services .  Already …
No Time To Go To The Dealer For New Car Keys - No Problem
No Time To Go To The Dealer For New Car Keys - No Problem
7/21/2016 8:11:15 AM
Drivers in Bethesda, MD are thrilled that there is finally a local automotive locksmith service that has the ability to make new car keys anytime, anywhere. Thanks to King Locksmith and Doors Bethesda, the hassle of key replacement just got a lot easier.  New technologies are a part of everyday life and even affect how we get in and out of our cars. Today, most cars come …
Cubic and Vancouver’s TransLink Reach Milestone with More Than One Million Compass Cards in Use
Cubic and Vancouver’s TransLink Reach Milestone with More Than One Million Compass Cards in Use
7/20/2016 8:59:20 AM
Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS), a business unit of Cubic Corporation (NYSE:CUB), today announced that more than one million Compass Cards are now in use for Metro Vancouver’s public transit users since its launch in 2015. Compass Card is the contactless smart card payment system designed and integrated by Cubic for the region’s transportation authority, TransLink . The …
Barry Callebaut and Tony’s Chocolonely sign strategic partnership agreement to produce chocolate from fully traceable sustainable cocoa
Barry Callebaut and Tony’s Chocolonely sign strategic partnership agreement to produce chocolate from fully traceable sustainable cocoa
7/20/2016 8:55:41 AM
The Barry Callebaut Group, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, and Tony’s Chocolonely , the Amsterdam-based chocolate company committed to bringing an end to slavery in the chocolate industry, today announced their strategic partnership agreement to produce chocolate from fully traceable sustainable cocoa. Barry Callebaut installs a …
Ally Financial Announces $700 million Common Stock Repurchase Program and Declares Dividend on Common Stock
Ally Financial Announces $700 million Common Stock Repurchase Program and Declares Dividend on Common Stock
7/20/2016 8:43:31 AM
The board of directors of Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE: ALLY) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.08 per share of the company’s common stock, payable on Aug. 15, 2016 to shareholders of record at the close of business on Aug. 1, 2016. Additionally, the board authorized a common stock repurchase program of up to $700 million beginning in the third quarter of 2016 and …
Clare Computer Solutions Informational Webinar: 3 Ways to Utilize Technology to Boost Your Bottom Line July 28
Clare Computer Solutions Informational Webinar: 3 Ways to Utilize Technology to Boost Your Bottom Line July 28
7/19/2016 12:19:10 PM
Clare Computer Solutions (CCS) , a professional services firm providing IT solutions for companies in the San Francisco Bay area since 1990, will be presenting a webinar  3 Ways to Utilize Technology to Boost  Your Bottom Line on July 28, 2016. This webinar is designed to help companies realize the power of the technology that they use and use it  Businesses have grown …
Atlanta Legal Nurse Consultant At
Atlanta Legal Nurse Consultant At "Not All Sepsis Is Created Equal"
7/19/2016 10:00:00 AM
Atlanta legal nurse consultant Liz Buddenhagen, RN, attended the 2016 J.M. Still Burn Symposium at Chateau Elan in Braselton, Georgia on March 7, 2016.   Not All Sepsis Is Created Equal:   Jillian Begin, MSN, RN CEN, CNL talked about sepsis and reducing false positive sepsis screening in a burn intensive care unit. Definitions for sepsis and infection have many criteria …
All Three Grand Cayman Fire Stations Battle Mold Issues and IAQ Concerns
All Three Grand Cayman Fire Stations Battle Mold Issues and IAQ Concerns
7/18/2016 3:13:32 PM
Recently, the Cayman Compass published an article about challenges and health concerns at all three fire stations on Grand Cayman. According to the report, the Chief Fire Officer has informed the Legislative Assembly’s Finance Committee that mold is an issue inside of all of the fire stations on the island.   A high number of sick days have been reported among the fire …