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38 min ago | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Analyst: Amazon Unlikely to Provide 'Strategy Road Map'

Amazon will report first-quarter results after the close on Thursday and host a call to discuss results at 2 p.m. Pacific Time .


Related Topix: Media, Audible, Amazon

2 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

Syria to hold presidential elections June 3 despite ongoing conflict

Syria's parliamentary speaker announced Monday that the country will hold presidential elections on June 3 despite the ongoing civil war, according to Agence France Presse.


Related Topix: Middle East, Syria, World News, Agence FrancePresse, Media

6 hrs ago | The Indian Express

Hint of recovery: Top IT companies see a better FY15

On the back of strong operating margins, the top four IT services companies have reported good growth in net profit for the last quarter of FY14 with a majority of them indicating better visibility ahead as demand grows.


Related Topix: Wipro, Computers, Wipro Technologies

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Mitsubishi Corporation and Tata Consultancy Services Merge...

Tokyo, Apr 21, 2014 - - Mitsubishi Corporation and Tata Consultancy Services have reached an agreement to establish a new IT services company through the merger of three subsidiaries.


Related Topix: Computers, Tata Consultancy Services, Mitsubishi, Food, Grocery


This is How the Vatican Will Digitize Millions of its Documents

Digitizing the Vatican's 40 million pages of library archives will take 50 experts, five scanners and many, many years before the process comes to a close.


Related Topix: NTT Data, Computers


Earnings Expectations For The Week Of April 21: Apple, Facebook, GM And More

Highlights this week include scheduled quarterly reports from, Apple, Facebook, Netflix and Starbucks, which are all expected to post earnings growth, as well as from Ford, McDonald's and Microsoft, for which earnings declines are forecast.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, Media, Audible, Restaurant Management, Starbucks

Seeking Alpha

IBM: A Decent Q1 But Worse Than Expected Outlook

International Business Machines , the technology behemoth, reported a first quarter that on the surface appeared horrible, but upon further review, in constant currency the quarter was decent.


Related Topix: IBM, Semiconductors, International Business Machines Corporation -- Microelectronics, Electronics, Netezza, Host Analytics, Computers, Science Applications International, Software

Tribune Company

The deal brings together Gracenote with Tribune Media Services, forming one of the largest sources of entertainment metadata in the world.


Related Topix: Startups, Gracenote, Tribune Company, Media, Tribune Media Services, Emeryville, CA

Horsham firm riding TV set-top box boom

Bob Stanzione, one of the nation's top telecom-equipment executives, was recently visiting the sleek former Motorola campus in Horsham and making an important point: Those who wrote the obituary for cable-TV set-top boxes because of the Internet and smart TVs got it wrong.


Related Topix: Arris Group, Telecom, Suwanee, GA, Verizon Communications, Verizon, Ubisoft, Video Games, Family Feud, Marketing


Sew Texoma to Host Handbag Making Meetup

Sew Texoma, the new Texoma-area neighborhood group of the Plano Chapter of the American Sewing Guild, will meet on Saturday, April 19th at Noon to cut out and sew up the Two Hour Tulip Purse, a cute and versatile handbag.


Related Topix: Social Software, Media, Meetup, Life, Sewing, Hobbies

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Al Bawaba

Two Egyptian police killed day after new jihadist group claims Cairo bomb

Agence France Presse reported Sunday that at least two policemen were killed by armed attackers on the road between Cairo and Suez Saturday shortly after a small jihadist group claimed attack for the Cairo bombs that struck Egypt's capital last week.


Related Topix: Media, Agence FrancePresse

Management Craft

My New Book, Double the Love - Now Available on Amazon

Right now, the paperback version is available. The e-book format will be on amazon within a week.


Related Topix: Amazon, Media, Audible, Marketing


Research Reports

The research reports excerpted here were issued recently by investment and research firms.


Related Topix: Computers, Media, Thomson

Chico Woman Allegedly Stalks Husband in Novato, Arrested

By Bay City News Service: Novato police arrested a Chico woman Thursday on suspicion of violating a restraining order and stalking her husband.


Related Topix: Novato, CA, Bay City News, Media

The Scarlet

With patent in the offing, Clark U math/computer science student set to join Amazon

On Feb. 28, Natalia Sternberg , chair of the Mathematics and Computer Science Department , received an email that delivered the sort of student feedback that gladdens any teacher's heart: "Hi Professor Sternberg, I just wanted to share some good news with you.


Related Topix: Amazon, Computer Science, Inventions, Media, Audible, Boston University, Kinect, Microsoft Game Studios


Why Pivot?

In business, a pivot is a strategy change . When you look at brick-and-mortar companies like RadioShack, Sears/K-Mart, there have been strategy changes but not really what I would call a pivot - or even a course correction.


Related Topix: Social Software, Sprint Nextel, Telecom, Ridgeland, MS

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Insider Selling: American Tower Corp Director Unloads 10,000 Shares of Stock

American Tower Corp Director Raymond P. Dolan sold 10,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Thursday, April 17th.


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, American Tower

Why TCS is bullish on growth prospects

"The deal pipeline is good. The number of deals we have won and those we are chasing are good and customers are interested in digital," says N Chandrasekaran.


Related Topix: Computers, Tata Consultancy Services

The Wall Street Journal

Clinton-Era Memo: Get Iacocca to Pitch Nafta

A 1993 memo from U.S. Trade Representative Mickey Kantor to President Bill Clinton shows the groundwork being set to get Lee Iacocca on board as a high-profile salesman for Nafta, the controversial trade agreement.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News, Computers, Perot Sys

Wipro, HCL Tech outshine TCS and Infy in March quarter

Both firms have broken TCS' streak of industry-leading performance over the past few quarters by posting higher revenue and earnings growth this quarter.


Related Topix: Computers, Tata Consultancy Services, HCL Technologies


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