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1 min ago | San Jose Mercury News

Palo Alto startup teams with Macy's, Bloomingdale's for same-day delivery

Palo Alto startup Deliv is teaming up with Macy's and Bloomingdale's to test same-day delivery for products purchased on their websites, parent company Macy's announced Monday. The department stores are joining the growing ranks of retailers trying to compete with superfast delivery options offered by e-commerce sites like Amazon.com .

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Related Topix: Retail, Federated Department Stores, Amazon, Internet, Science / Technology, Media, Audible, Business News

3 hrs ago | News Max

Sprint Beats Rivals With Lowest IPhone Plan as Sales Debut Looms

Sprint Corp., striving to win back users, is offering the best deal in the industry ahead of the biggest phone debuts of the year, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, arriving later this week. In a comparison of total costs for an iPhone 6 with a base level of 16 gigabytes of storage, Sprint's "iPhone for Life" plan is by far the cheapest of the four top U.S. wireless carriers, according to research by Jonathan Atkin, an analyst with RBC Capital Markets.

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Related Topix: Sprint Nextel, Telecom, iPhone, Cable & Satellite, ATT, Verizon Communications

4 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

TeamHealth Names Oliver Rogers Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

"His depth of experience, proven leadership abilities and professional integrity are qualities that will strengthen TeamHealth's reputation as a leading healthcare solutions organization." "I am honored to accept the position of EVP and COO," said Rogers.

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Related Topix: Professional Staff, Human Resources, Medicine, Emergency Medicine

5 hrs ago | Reuters

Orange nears deal to buy Spanish fixed line operator Jazztel: sources

Jazztel shares rose 12 percent before being suspended by Spain's market regulator earlier on Monday, giving the group a market value of 3.09 billion euros at the close. Consolidation in the telecoms industry has been brewing for months in Spain, driven by tough competition and falling prices amid a deep recession.

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Related Topix: Telecom, TeliaSonera AB

7 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

Cognizant to buy TriZetto for 27 billion to boost healthcare business

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp struck its biggest deal on Monday, acquiring healthcare IT services provider TriZetto Corp for $2.7 billion to beef up its slowing healthcare business. Shares of the company, which is buying TriZetto from London-based private equity firm Apax Partners LLP, rose nearly 3 percent in premarket trading.

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Related Topix: Cognizant Technology Solutions, Computers, Software, Englewood, CO

9 hrs ago | Business Journal

Amazon's Concord center to employ up to 200

The planned Amazon.com Inc. distribution center in Concord will employ up to 200 workers and cost about $4.4 million to complete. That's according to an Independent Tribune newspaper article that follows up on a report that the online retailer will open a 222,500-square-foot "sortation" center next year.

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Related Topix: Media, Audible, Amazon, North Carolina

12 hrs ago | PE Hub

Apax to sell TriZetto for $2.7 bln

Apax Partners has agreed to sell TriZetto Corporation to Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp for $2.7 billion in cash. The firm bought TriZetto in 2008 in a deal valued about $1.4 billion.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Startups, Apax Partners, Emerging Technology, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Computers, Software, Teaneck, NJ

14 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

Satyam case Accused to appear in court on Oct 27

A local court trying the case of multi-crore accounting fraud in erstwhile Satyam Computer Services Limited on Monday ordered all the accused to appear before it on October 27. The ten accused in the case include prime accused Satyam Computers founder and former chairman B Ramalinga Raju, his brother and Satyam's former MD B Rama Raju, ex-CFO Vadlamani Srinivas, former PwC auditors Subramani Gopalakrishnan and T Srinivas, Raju's another brother B Suryanarayana Raju, former employees G Ramakrishna, D Venkatpathi Raju and Ch Srisailam, and Satyam's former internal chief auditor V S Prabhakar Gupta.

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Related Topix: Satyam Computer Services, Software, Computers

Sun Sep 14, 2014

BroadcastNewsroom

Oracle Buys Front Porch Digital

Oracle today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Front Porch Digital, a provider of content storage management solutions that help companies migrate, manage and monetize large-scale media assets. Front Porch Digital's big data technologies help enterprises easily handle their rapidly expanding and complex volumes of digital media content, such as high definition films and TV shows, medical images and records, and real-time security monitoring feeds.

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Related Topix: Startups, Oracle Corporation, Phase Forward, Telecom, WorldCom, Pillar Data Systems, Hyperion Solutions, Project Insight, Software

Daily Kos

Los Angeles Kossacks Political Action Meetup

Bring your list of great ideas for political action to the Guild Restaurant on Saturday, September 27th at 2 p.m. Shockwave and I will lead a discussion of what we would like to do and hopefully we can make some real, concrete plans. 714day and I tried to find a park near the train where we could meet, but there are only a couple and don't appear to have shaded picnic spots.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Media, Meetup, Shockwave, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Forbes.com

Why Forcing ExxonMobil Out Of Russia Isn't Going To Help Anything

From Texas, I mostly cover the energy industry and the tycoons who control it. I joined Forbes in 1999 and moved from New York to Houston in 2004.

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Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Energy, Oil & Gas, Publishing, Media, Forbes, Perot Sys, Computers, Dell, Perot Systems, Vladimir Putin

Examiner.com

Rush release date set for 'R40' anniversary box set in North America

Rush fans in Canada and the U.S. gnashing their teeth at the recent news of a 40th anniversary Blu-ray live performance box set receiving release in Europe have reason to celebrate. The six-disc collection, titled 'R40,' will be released in North America in November.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Rush, Media, Audible, Passaic, NJ

AlertNet

Grassroots pressure needed to beat climate change, poverty

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Related Topix: Reuters, Media, Medicine, Triad Hospitals, Computers, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Thomson, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

The Times of India

Employees generate ideas worth $500m: HCL Technologies

NEW DELHI: India's fourth largest IT firm HCL Technologies is now focussing on "ideapreneurship" to encourage employees to come up with innovative solutions to customers' business challenges. Under the initiative, the Noida-based firm has generated over 32,000 innovative ideas since 2008 to deliver approximately $500 million of value to customers.

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Related Topix: HCL Technologies, Computers

Sat Sep 13, 2014

UPI

Verizon will soon let you choose what TV channels you want to pay for

At the Goldman Sachs investor conference on Thursday, Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam announced that his company plans to launch an internet-based television service. The service is meant to allow users to choose which channels they'd like to subscribe to so they can only pay for what they want, as opposed to paying for channels you never watch.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom

Barron's

Research Reports

The research reports here, excerpted and edited by Barron's, were issued recently by investment and research firms. Many may be obtained through Thomson Reuters at thomson.com/financial or 800-638-8241.

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Related Topix: Computers, Media, Thomson

AmericanBankingNews.com

Insider Selling: Carolyn Katz Unloads 5,000 Shares of American Tower Corp Stock

American Tower Corp Director Carolyn Katz sold 5,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Thursday, September 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $97.15, for a total transaction of $485,750.00.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, American Tower

Light Reading

Glimpsing the Self-Driving Car

Super Mobility Week -- Connected cars and the ultimate goal of a self-driving vehicle has been a hot topic in Vegas and beyond this week. Verizon Communications Inc. CEO Lowell McAdam predicted this week that autonomous autos could be on the road in the US within three to five years.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, Verizon, Cable & Satellite, ATT, Startups, Versant

Newkerala.com

Mother moots donation of brain dead son's organs

Even in her hour of grief, the mother of a 30-year-old software engineer agreed to donate her brain dead son's organs so that other patients can live longer. On Sep 7, M. Pakshirajan, employed at Tata Consultancy Services, was riding his two wheeler when he met with a road accident and was critically injured.

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Related Topix: Computers, Tata Consultancy Services

KLEW-TV Lewiston

Angie's List: What to expect from a reputable auto body shop

Whether it's a small dent or major damage, dealing with the aftermath of a car crash can be overwhelming. There are police reports, insurance claims and maybe even medical bills.

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Related Topix: Angie's List, Media

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