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3 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) Chief Scientist Tours...

Today, the Chief Scientist for the U.S. Government Accountability Office Dr. Timothy Persons visited Northwest Arkansas to meet with NanoMech and tour their facilities in Springdale and Fayetteville.


Related Topix: Fayetteville, AR, Science / Technology, Nanotechnology, Industrial, Emergence

6 hrs ago | Business Journal

Maximus CEO hands off role of president to health services leader

Richard Montoni is relinquishing his role as president of Maximus Inc., but will continue to serve as CEO and board member, the Reston-based government contractor announced Thursday .


Related Topix: Maximus

6 hrs ago |

Nasdaq 100 Movers: BBBY, EXPE

In early trading on Friday, shares of Expedia topped the list of the day's best performing components of the Nasdaq 100 index, trading up 6.3%.


Related Topix: Beyond Corp, Financial Markets

8 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Accenture Selected as Lead Texas Medicaid Vendor

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission has selected Accenture to serve as lead Medicaid vendor upon the termination of the current prime contractor on August 1, 2014.


Related Topix: Alliance Tech, Accenture, Texas Government, Texas

12 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

"Mission Pack the Bus" helps children in Appalachia

You can drop off donations to benefit Mission of Hope's Back to School Program on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Pinnacle at Turkey Creek Guest services located near Bed Bath & Beyond.


Related Topix: Beyond Corp, Knoxville, TN

16 hrs ago | Environmental Leader

Executive Survey: Sustainability Important, But More Needs to Be Done

Executives increasingly see sustainability as an important aspect of their business, but implementing it as a priority throughout their organizations represents a challenge for many, according to a survey by McKinsey & Company .


Related Topix: McKinsey & Company, McKinsey

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Deseret News

Dan Liljenquist: The economic impact of high-ethanol blend fuels

I am persuaded that a new market for natural gas based high-ethanol blend fuels would have an incredible positive impact on our economy.


Related Topix: McKinsey & Company, McKinsey

Olney, Rockville fight crime with community spirit

Rockville and Olney will join forces with thousands of communities nationwide Tuesday to celebrate National Night Out, a crime prevention event sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch.


Related Topix: Rockville, MD, Olney, MD, Montgomery County, MD, Sandy Corp, Sandy Spring, MD, Fire

KHQA-TV Quincy

Tips on how to prepare your college dorm room

We live in a technology driven age says Dale Wilson, the general manager, of Bed, Bath and Beyond, and up first we have gizmos and gadgets.


Related Topix: Beyond Corp, Gadgets

Business Insurance

Federal Obamacare market still faces cost overruns, delays: Watchdog

Ten months after the botched rollout of , Obamacare's federal health insurance exchange is still dogged by cost overruns and technology delays that could hamper enrollment when it resumes in November, a U.S. watchdog said.


Related Topix: Startups, Alliance Tech, Tier Technologies, Accenture, Duck Creek Technologies, Software, Healthcare Law, Law

The Chronicle-Telegram

Industry experts say Cedar Point ride accident 'fluke'

Because such occurrences are so infrequent in an industry that gave more than 3 billion rides to 375 million visitors across the U.S. in 2013, every mishap is seen as a big deal, according to industry observers and consultants commenting on the weekend shutdown of Cedar Point's Skyhawk swing ride after a cable came loose, injuring two riders.


Related Topix: International Theme Park Services

The Age

Turnbull son's big global move

Alex Turnbull, son of Federal Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull, is planning a Singapore-based hedge fund, said people with knowledge of the matter.


Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Financial Markets, Cohen Group

Albany Times Union

'ManServants' Is A Female-Founded Startup That Turns Men Into...

Note: We recommend you read the following under the assumption this is a spoof startup, even though the founders told Mashable they're dead serious about ManServants .


Related Topix: AKQA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Walta Information Centre

Boom forecast for Ethiopia, DRC telecom markets - Thursday, 31 July 2014 03:11

Combined revenues from the telecommunications sectors in Ethiopia and the DRC are expected to more than double from $1.78 billion to $3.27 billion by 2018.


Related Topix: Frost and Sullivan


ManServants: Silicon Valleya s weirdest new startup?

Sometimes Silicon Valley can begin to feel like a parody of itself - recently startups have tackled everything from mail-order quarters for the laundromat to the formerly humble grilled cheese .


Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, AKQA

New York Magazine

faithThe Trials of the Kabbalah CapitalistRabbi Yoshiyahu Yosef Pinto ...

He was speaking in Hebrew in a near whisper , referring to himself, as he always does, in the first-person plural, tears dropping onto his shaggy dark beard.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Michael Grimm, McKinsey, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY

The Local Onliner

First Data Bets on Virtual Gift Cards to Drive Local Commerce

Gift cards have been growing astronomically and now make up an industry nearing $100 billion in revenues.


Related Topix: Beyond Corp

Business Journal

What public companies could learn from Booz Allen's Wall Street strategy

It's fair to say that McLean-based Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. hasn't been stingy with shareholders - announcing Wednesday that it would again provide a special dividend on top of its regular quarterly one.


Related Topix: Booz Allen Hamilton


Frost & Sullivan: Critical Communications LTE is a New and...

For the first time, public mobile network operators have the chance to provide mission-critical services to this specialised market segment if they are willing to meet its demanding requirements.


Related Topix: Frost and Sullivan

DM Review

Confusion Surfaces about the Data Lake

Mindflash notes several signs that might be noticeable at first, and it is imperative not to miss them, because 'even if they're looking around, it's not a sure thing that they're ready to leave you just yet.'


Related Topix: Gartner


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