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Sunday, April 26, 2015

  • U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for April 27 --- WASHINGTON, April 27, 2015
    Posted at 9:01 PM
    Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: THE MIGHTY MOUSE Profile America -- Monday, April 27th. For many years, the word "mouse" commonly evoked thoughts of Mickey. But that association began to be eclipsed on this date in 1981 when the Xerox Corporation, then a major developer, introduced the mouse to the commercial computing world. Its 80-10 information system -- with the mouse -- didn't catch on, mostly because it cost $20,000. But the mouse itself roared ... read more
  • Posted at 9:01 PM
    Deloitte and Accenture Duck Creek have established a strategic alliance to help US property and casualty insurers prepare for the dynamic changes that are reshaping the insurance industry. The collaboration will enable Deloitte to offer clients access to a range of quality offerings and Accenture choices in systems integrators. The alliance brings Deloitte's decades of experience helping insurers transform their business processes and IT systems together with Accenture Duck Creek's suite of software to assist insurers that want to update ... read more
  • Posted at 9:01 PM
    Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has added Deloitte Consulting LLP as the newest member of the Accenture Duck Creek Global Alliance Partner Program. The exclusive program is comprised of 24 members across three partner categories – Delivery, Solution, and Technology – that play a key role in providing complementary ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 PM
    NEC Corporation and NetCracker Technology have announced that Swisscom AG has successfully completed building the ICT capabilities needed to migrate its major business lines, including fixed, mobile, TV and broadband, to the NetCracker Service Fulfillment solution as part of Swisscom’s ‘All IP Transformation’ program. This will ... read more
  • Posted at 4:04 PM
    Acucela Inc. (TOKYO:4589), a clinical-stage biotechnology company that specializes in discovering and developing novel drug candidates to potentially treat and slow the progression of sight-threatening ophthalmic diseases, today announced that it has made significant progress on the three strategic imperatives previously announced in its 2014 ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 PM
    Interush, a dynamic and rapidly growing IT company which markets its products and services to Chinese and Japanese users in Asia, is pleased to announce its expansion into Singapore. As the company moves into its twelfth year of continued innovation, Interush considers this to be a key strategic step of offering its products and related business opportunity in the rapidly developing IT markets of Southeast Asia. After nearly two years of planning and development, Interush will commence offering its unique ... read more
  • Posted at 3:30 PM
    Riskonnect and Fusion Risk Management today announced a strategic alliance to jointly market and deliver a unified solution consisting of Riskonnect's risk management work platform and Fusion Risk Management's Fusion Framework® Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) and services. ... read more
  • Posted at 2:10 PM
    University of Central Florida (UCF) beat out nine other finalist teams to win the 2015 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (NCCDC), presented in partnership with Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN). This is the second year in a row UCF has won the competition. Held April 24-26 in San Antonio, Texas, the competition challenged top college and university teams from across the country to keep a mock business running while defending against continuous cyber attacks from government and industry experts. The nation's ... read more
  • Posted at 12:33 PM
    MassRoots (OTCQB: MSRT), one of the largest and most active social networks for the cannabis community, is pleased to announce it is partnering and taking an equity position in a full seed-to-sale system, which is currently operating in stealth under the name Flowhub during private beta. Over the coming weeks, the MassRoots and Flowhub development teams will be integrating their systems, expanding the services available to MassRoots' users and dispensaries. "The seed-to-sale software market is currently dominated by MJ Freeway and ... read more
  • Posted at 2:37 AM
    This week, more than 18,000 students from around the globe traveled to St. Louis, Mo., put their engineering skills to the test at the annual FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Championship, held at various venues throughout the city. The four-day ... read more

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