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NCR changing the face of branch banking
10/24/2014 11:16:09 AM
The bank branch is poised to change more in the next 18 months than it has in the previous 30 years combined. And the innovation fueling that change is being built by a team just outside of Salt Lake City. NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, today opened a new office to accommodate its team of software developers and engineers …
Acer Total PC and Commercial Total PC Shipments Achieve Highest YoY Growth among Top Players Worldwide in Q3 2014
10/23/2014 11:40:53 AM
The latest preliminary data from IDC for Q3 2014 showed Acer has improved on its year-on-year (YoY) worldwide PC shipment with growth at 11.8%. This was in contrast to the overall industry decline of 1.4%. Quarter-on-quarter (QoQ), Acer saw a 12.6% rise, which also surpassed the industry average of 5.2%. In both YoY and QoQ shipments, Acer was one of only two brands among the …
CSI globalVCard to Debut Mobile Payments for Business in Front of Live Audience at Money20/20
10/21/2014 1:23:21 PM
  Money20/20 is the leading global event for innovations in money, with expected attendance of more than 6,500.  CSI globalVCard executives Jason Kolbenheyer and David Disque join the distinguished roster of 400 speakers which includes the industry’s most innovative executives from world leading brands. At the heart of the conference scheduled for November 2-5, 2014 in Las …
GoDaddy & Avalara Partner to Solve Sales Tax Challenges for Small Businesses and Online Stores
10/21/2014 12:16:36 PM
Avalara , Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based software for compliance solutions related to sales tax and other transactional taxes, today announced a partnership with GoDaddy , the world’s largest technology provider dedicated to small businesses. Together, GoDaddy and Avalara will bring simple, affordable sales tax management solutions to small businesses selling …
40th International iDate Dating Industry Super Conference will be in Las Vegas January 20-22, 2015 at the Tropicana
40th International iDate Dating Industry Super Conference will be in Las Vegas January 20-22, 2015 at the Tropicana
10/21/2014 8:00:00 AM
New York, NY--Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc. announces the 40th international iDate SuperConference (http://www.idate2015.com/) will take place January 20-22, 2015 at the Tropicana in Las Vegas.       For 12 years, C-level executives gather for the January iDate Dating Industry Conference , the industry’s largest event of the year in the dating business.  Known as “iDate,” over …
NCR earns top honors for global employee learning programs
10/20/2014 2:19:50 PM
As the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, it only seems fitting that NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) was recently honored with four awards for employee learning programs that span the world from Atlanta, Georgia, to Mumbai, India. NCR Global Head of Learning David Strainick was awarded the Bronze Innovation Award by Chief Learning Officer magazine for …
Avalara Announces New Sales Tax Automation Solution For Bigcommerce Stores
10/20/2014 10:06:29 AM
 Avalara, Inc., ( www.Avalara.com ), a leading provider of cloud-based software that delivers a broad array of compliance solutions related to sales tax and other transactional taxes, today announced that Bigcommerce, a leading ecommerce platform for fast-growing brands, has integrated Avalara’s sales tax calculation software into the Bigcommerce control panel. As a result of …
Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s New Magic Quadrant for Global Risk Management Consulting Services
10/17/2014 5:45:22 PM
Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned in the “Leaders” quadrant in Gartner’s new, recently published “Magic Quadrant for Global Risk Management Consulting Services.1”   The Gartner Magic Quadrant evaluated seven providers of risk management consulting services on two primary criteria – “completeness of vision” and “ability to execute.” “Completeness of vision” evaluates …
Yodlee Announces Support of FS-ISAC, OAuth as Standard for 
“Credential-less” Authentication
Yodlee Announces Support of FS-ISAC, OAuth as Standard for “Credential-less” Authentication
10/16/2014 2:49:45 PM
Today, Yodlee (NASDAQ: YDLE ) is announcing its support of the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center’s (FS-ISAC) Aggregation Working Group and its effort to de-risk financial data aggregation, specifically by using OAuth token-based authentication technology. This technology is finally making it possible to reap all the advantages of account …
Alpine Electronics Jumps Into Audio Headphone Market
10/16/2014 10:30:02 AM
Moving beyond premium in-car entertainment systems, Alpine Electronics enters the consumer electronics arena with today’s launch of Alpine Headphones and the accompanying Alpine Level Play iPhone App. Designed specifically for digital-native millennials and combining the company’s legacy spirit and strong heritage brand, Alpine Headphones enhance users’ senses to deliver the …
Acer Invites Stakeholders to Join BYOC™ Alliance
10/16/2014 10:27:16 AM
Acer today held its first Acer BYOC™ forum under the theme of “Creating a Wangdao Ecosystem Together.”  In addition to outlining the direction and development of BYOC (Build Your Own Cloud), Stan Shih called out to all stakeholders to join the BYOC alliance and the benevolent Wangdao ecosystem. Currently, BYOC applications are available in the fields of connected car, …
M2M solutions increase operational efficiency of retail organisations
10/16/2014 10:20:35 AM
Marketing Release - The operational efficiency of a retail organisation can be increased by putting focus on the daily monitoring of the supply chain using Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions, states Vodafone.   Retail supply chains are seeing greater pressures due to the rise in energy costs and shifts in shopping habits. One way of overcoming these problems is by …
Generations Bank debuts state-of-the-art branch with NCR Interactive Teller
10/14/2014 4:56:40 PM
Generations Bank last week held the official grand opening of its newest branch, located at 6120 State Route 96, in Farmington, N.Y. The state-of-the-art branch is the area’s first “teller-less” bank, featuring five NCR Interactive Teller units. The sophisticated branch also houses the region’s first “Smart Office,” which offers virtual, face-to-face banking via a live high …
New Technology Helps Turn the Tide in Battle vs. Prescription Abandonment
10/14/2014 11:54:51 AM
PSKW, LLC, a leading provider of biopharma loyalty relationship marketing services, today announced the launch of new technology that has been proven to help reduce prescription abandonment. Easy SaveTM is the first in-pharmacy, in-workflow co-pay assistance solution with pharmacist discretion. Easy Save automatically prompts pharmacists when a particular prescription is …
Etherios Wins Salesforce Partner Innovation Award for Service at Dreamforce 2014
10/14/2014 11:12:39 AM
Dreamforce 2014 –  Etherios, today announced it has been recognized with the salesforce.com Partner Innovation Award for service. In receiving this award, Etherios was recognized for its collaboration with Walgreens, one of the world’s largest retail drugstore companies, to improve its customer service experience through the implementation of Service Cloud. The award was …
Intertops and Juicy Stakes Team Up For Borgata $1m GTD Main Event Satellites
Intertops and Juicy Stakes Team Up For Borgata $1m GTD Main Event Satellites
10/14/2014 10:42:26 AM
October 14, 2014 - St John’s, Antigua (Press Release) -- The Borgata’s famous $1m Guaranteed poker tournament is just around the corner, and Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes Poker have teamed up to offer players the chance to win a trip to Atlantic City to play in one of the biggest live events this fall.   The $2,500+200 buy-in Championship Event at the popular East Coast …
NetSuite Responsive Web Design Enables Businesses To Transform Ecommerce
10/14/2014 9:41:50 AM
NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), the industry’s leading provider of cloud -based financials / ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites, today announced new customer rollouts on NetSuite Venda’s next-generation responsive web design (RWD) solution that enables retail businesses to provide consumers with rich and seamless online shopping experiences that are optimised for …
U.S. Consumers Plan to Increase Holiday Spending This Year, Supported by Greater Optimism about Personal Finances, Accenture Study Finds
10/10/2014 11:33:56 AM
Amid signs of increased optimism about their personal finances, one-quarter (25 percent) of U.S. consumers plans to spend more on holiday shopping this year compared to 20 percent in 2013, and spending on holiday gifts is expected to average $718, according to Accenture’s (NYSE:ACN) annual holiday shopping survey.   The survey also found consumer enthusiasm for Black Friday …
WorldRemit launches transfers to Zantel EzyPesa in Tanzania
10/10/2014 9:26:11 AM
WorldRemit - the online money transfer service - announces that its customers can now send remittances to Zantel EzyPesa accounts in Tanzania. The addition of EzyPesa means that WorldRemit now offers transfers to two of Tanzania’s four Mobile Money services. Customers can also send money to friends and family using Tigo Pesa. Tanzania is one of nine countries in the world …
New IDC Worldwide File Synchronization and Sharing Forecast Shows Market Will Grow to $2.3 Billion by 2018
10/9/2014 5:30:12 PM
In a newly released study, International Data Corporation ( IDC ) forecasts that the file synchronization and sharing (FSS) market will grow at a 23.1% five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) through 2018 to $2.3 billion. The healthy growth rate through 2018 will continue to be driven by the shift to cloud, mobile use of FSS, and the ability to share and collaborate with …