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Activision Blizzard, Inc.
Icrowdnewswire· 17 Feb 2019

Activision Blizzard cuts nearly 800 jobs amid ‘record results in 2018’ – iCrowdNewswire

Activision Blizzard has announced that it’s laying off 8 percent of its employees — roughly 770 people — as part of the company “de-prioritizing initiatives that are not meeting expectations.” The news came on the

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Microsoft Corporation
News18· 17 Feb 2019

AI Helping Differently-Abled to Become More Independent: Microsoft

Cloud and Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions are empowering differently-abled people with tools that support independence and productivity, a top Microsoft executive said here on Friday. The software giant last year launched its five-year, $25 million "AI for Accessibility" programme that harnesses the power of AI to amplify human capability for the more than one billion people around the world with a disability.

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Twitter· 17 Feb 2019

Accenture has launched a new AMBG and added 10,000 additional #Microsoft-focused consultants to its organization. Read more: http://msft.social/TXd37L

Accenture adds 10,000 more Microsoft-focused consultants to its practice
Credit: Accenture Accenture has launched a new "Accenture Microsoft Business Group" (AMBG) and added 10,000 additional Microsoft-focused consultants to its organization. Their f...
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Microsoft Corporation
Business Standard· 17 Feb 2019

Apple appoints Sam Jadallah to lead its 'Home' products line: Report

Apple has appointed Microsoft's former Corporate Vice President Sam Jadallah to lead the "Home" products category at Apple, CNBC reported early on Sunday. Even though Apple has not officially announced the appointment, Jadallah updated his LinkedIn bio to read - "Working on Home at Apple", reflecting his new role with the iPhone-maker.

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International Business Machines Corp.
Elevenmyanmar· 17 Feb 2019

IBM pens agreement with ICBC. | #AsiaNewsNetwork

China Dialy (ANN) The United States tech giant IBM announced it has signed a $63 million agreement with the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, the world's largest commercial bank, to help the latter's Argentina branch accelerate its digital transformation over the next five years.

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Twitter· 17 Feb 2019

Microsoft acquires education analytics provider BrightBytes https://t.co/JTGstK1hJF

Microsoft acquires DataSense from education analytics provider BrightBytes (updated)
Microsoft today announced that it has acquired DataSense, an integration platform as a service (IPaaS) product targeting education solution providers and U.S. school districts, ...
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Wipro Limited
The Economic Times· 17 Feb 2019

Wipro's non-software businesses are ready for their moment in the sun

Billionaires and their excesses are under attack around the world. But a quality widely associated with one of India’s richest men, Wipro Ltd Chairman Azim Premji, continues to be frugality. Stories about his simple, frugal choices are as much part of corporate lore in India as is his storied entrepreneurial journey — turning a Vanaspati business he took over at 21 upon the demise of his father into a global software services giant worth $25 billion today.

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Michael J. Fox Foundation partners with IBM to analyze Parkinson's data: https://t.co/vdt0iCD0e6

When Parkinson's Meets AI: Models for Disease Progression Expected
The Michael J. Fox Foundation partners with IBM to analyze "treasure trove" of data. There's a new weapon in the arsenal to fight Parkinson's Disease: artificial intelligence (A...
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SAP
Zolmax· 17 Feb 2019

SAP SE (SAP) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.96 Per Share

Wall Street analysts expect SAP SE (NYSE:SAP) to report earnings per share (EPS) of $0.96 for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Five analysts have provided estimates for SAP’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.83 and the highest estimate coming in at $1.05.

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Twitter· 17 Feb 2019

Join #DataStax & @Microsoft for a half-day workshop packed with hands-on activities and technical info on #DSE, the distributed hybrid cloud database built on #ApacheCassandra. Register here: https://bit.ly/2GcL6Dv #HybridCloud #data

Cloud Immersion Experience: DataStax & Microsoft Azure
IMPORTANT NOTE: Workshop content presumes a 300-level of architectural expertise of infrastructure and solutions design in this domain (even if on another platform). Microsoft i...
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Twitter· 17 Feb 2019

Discover the latest marketing trends from experts Cathy Hackl, Jay Baer, and a NASA chief scientist at Adobe Summit. Learn more: https://adobe.ly/2GwnQ40

Plan for These Must-Attend Marketing Innovations Sessions at Adobe Summit
The Marketing Innovations track — powered by CMO.com — is one of the most popular tracks each year at Adobe Summit. The sessions are dedicated to bringing you industry insights,...
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Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp
The New Indian Express· 17 Feb 2019

Tamil Nadu anti-corruption bureau can probe Cognizant paying bribe to state officials

By IANS CHENNAI: Even though Cognizant Technology Solutions has resolved with the US authorities the case of bribing Tamil Nadu government officials with $2 million, the Directorate of Vigilance & Anti-Corruption (DVAC) can start a probe to find out the corrupt officials, said serving and a retired top official of DVAC.

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Gotcha! Mobile Solutions
Gotchamobi· 16 Feb 2019

Customer Service Drives iContact for Salesforce - iContact

Read original article here Customer Service Week is fast approaching in October, but for iContact, customer service is our top priority day in and day out. Exceptional customer service is what embodies the iContact brand and why we are a bronze medalist in the 2016 Stevie Awards and the top Gold Award winner for email marketing from TopTenReviews.

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Twitter· 16 Feb 2019

Time is running out. Register for "Resource Management Using MS Project" and learn best practices in successfully delivering & managing resources with the Microsoft PPM tool suite.http://ow.ly/ZHrm30nH447

Public Webinar – Resource Management Using MS Project
Public Webinar – Resource Management Using MS Project Earn 2 PDUs Resource Capacity applied to the workload or demand management is a highly sought after capability by managers ...
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Activision Blizzard, Inc.
Motley Fool· 16 Feb 2019

Activision Blizzard Is Doubling Down on Franchise Development

As in its third quarter, Activision Blizzard's (NASDAQ:ATVI) fourth-quarter earnings report for 2018 was a mixture of good and bad. On the surface, the game maker had a solid year. Revenue reached an all-time high in the fourth quarter and for the full year.

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Microsoft Corporation
The Pioneer· 16 Feb 2019

Microsoft holds summit to empower disables with AI solutions

Microsoft India hosted the second edition of its Accessibility Summit — Empowering for Inclusion on Friday in collaboration with The National Association of the Deaf and National Centre for Promotion of Employment of Disabled People (NCPEPD).

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Microsoft Corporation
Digital Trends· 16 Feb 2019

HoloLens 2: Rumors, News, Release Date, Features, and More

Share Microsoft’s HoloLens debuted as an exciting mixed reality headset that overlaid VR images on top of the real world in new, high-tech ways. People were excited about the way it would change gaming, communication, and business.

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Twitter· 16 Feb 2019

Join us and #IntelCitC to learn how Fujitsu, Intel, and Microsoft have been working together to tackle data center modernization. Find out more at https://okt.to/SYIo0t

Fujitsu, Intel and Microsoft Work Together to Drive Data Center Modernization - CitC Episode 163 by Intel CitC
Learn what Fujitsu, Intel, and Microsoft are doing together to drive data center innovation in this Chip Chat Conversations in the Cloud episode with Marcel Schuster, Senior Pro...
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Microsoft Corporation
The Street· 16 Feb 2019

Tableau Execs Talk About New Software, Battling Microsoft, M&A and More

Ten months after launching a cheaper version of its analytics software that's aimed at non-technical users, Tableau Software (DATA) has rolled out an update that makes it easier for such workers to interact with its platform.

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Microsoft Corporation
Thurrott· 16 Feb 2019

Google No Longer Considers Cortana a Competitor

Alphabet’s most recent annual report dropped Microsoft from a list of competitors in the digital assistant market. This change, first reported by CNBC about ten days ago, is perhaps the most definitive proof yet that Cortana simply doesn’t matter.

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Autodesk, Inc.
Ul· 16 Feb 2019

UL - Empowering Trust

Feature Story Newsweek Study on Circularity in Business Shows that Circularity has Come of Age Today, Newsweek Vantage released a new study, Going Circular: How global business is embracing the circular economy. Sponsored by UL, Autodesk, BASF and C&A Foundation, this report explores how large, global companies view and are undertaking the transition to a circular economy.

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp
Asian Age· 16 Feb 2019

Cognizant to pay USD 25 mn to settle India bribery charges

Cognizant has agreed to pay USD 25 million to settle charges that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). The complaint alleges that in 2014, a senior Tamil Nadu official demanded a USD 2 million bribe from the construction firm responsible for building Cognizant's 2.7 million square foot campus in Chennai.

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International Business Machines Corp.
Gigabit Magazine· 16 Feb 2019

HCL Technologies partners with IBM to drive hybrid cloud transformations

HCL Technologies and IBM have forged a partnership to help accelerate its clients’ hybrid cloud journeys. As part of the partnership, HCL Technologies announced new re-platforming and re-factoring services which will allow enterprises to build and migrate applications to IBM Cloud Private from within the firm’s HCL Cloud Native Labs.

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Twitter· 16 Feb 2019

#Collaboration is critical to businesses of all sizes and all sectors. Enable your users to benefit from an optimal experience with @Microsoft Teams with @orange as your hub for collaboration and teamwork.

Microsoft Teams with Orange
Microsoft Teams Direct Routing and O365 managed services from Orange Business Services Enable your users to benefit from an optimal experience with Microsoft Teams as your hub f...
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