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OXXO Care Cleaners ® Celebrates Earth Day with Incentives for Green Conscious Customers

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OXXO Care Cleaners ®, the environmentally friendly garment cleaning franchise that was first to use GreenEarth® solvents while offering 24/7 ATM-style service, announced this week that the franchise will be carry out numerous incentives throughout the month of April for eco-conscious customers, in addition to community activities in celebration of Earth Day, and a 15% discount on all dry cleaning services.

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Global Smart Cities to Raise a Market of Over $2 Trillion by 2025, says Experts at Frost & Sullivan

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By 2050, over 80% of the population in developed countries is expected to live in cities. This number is expected to be over 60% for the developing world. The creation of smart cities enables a smooth transition to urbanization, with technological advances helping municipalities optimize resources for maximum value to the population, whether that value is financial, savings in time, or improvement in quality of life.

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Essence’s Care@Home Smart Alerting wins Inaugural SilverEco© & Ageing Well International Award

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Essence Smart Care, providers of connected-care advanced technologies for independent and assisted living for seniors and cloud-based home security, has been awarded the 2018 SilverEco© & Ageing Well International Award for its groundbreaking Care@Home Smart Alerting solutions. This highlights the continued excellence and innovation shown in its aging-in-place suite that enhances seniors’ lifestyles and safety.

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Eclypses™ And Delta Southern UAS Partner On Cybersecurity For Drone Industry

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Eclypses™ is pleased to announce a new partnership with Delta Southern UAS LLC. The companies have agreed to integrate Eclypses' industry leading cybersecurity software, MicroToken Exchange™ (MTE), into Delta Southern UAS aerial drones used for agriculture, land surveying, emergency response, and law enforcement. Drones, also known as unmanned aerial systems (UAS), are increasingly finding practical uses in commercial and governmental applications, including disaster recovery, crop management, and surveillance..

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Clickback Weighs In On Rapid Growth Of Artificial Intelligence In B2B Marketing

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The year 2017 saw many technological advances, including the rapid growth of artificial intelligence (AI) in B2B marketing. Overall, AI has affected many different parts of the marketing strategy, as well, including account identification. Predictive intelligence is one major area of AI making advances into areas such as voice assistants and smart home technology, and is utilized by Clickback’s robust B2B lead generation software. Another aspect of AI making headway in the B2B arena is data aggregation..

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Novarad Introduces Guaranteed Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for NCompass Enterprise Imaging Implementations

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Novarad Corporation, a leader in the development of medical imaging software, introduced its guaranteed TCO pricing model for its Ncompass Enterprise Imaging® system. One of the high-risk challenges of budget planning in a healthcare environment is unpredicted or undisclosed maintenance and support costs. Novarad has offered fully inclusive pricing plans on clinical solution products such as PACS, Cardiology and Mammography for many years. By extending this to Enterprise Imaging, healthcare facilities can perform an upgrade with full confidence of predictable costs. 

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Evernex Group appoint Stanislas Pilot as The New CEO

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Evernex, a French company, investment fund,The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) has a majority stake, and European leader in third-party IT infrastructure maintenance, continues its growth story and announces the appointment of Stanislas Pilot to the position of CEO. 

Stanislas Pilot, 48, an ENST engineer and MBA graduate from MIT, was appointed CEO of Evernex on 27 February last. He has previously served as COO of Arkadin, Group Leader at Capgemini Consulting, and Principal of Investments at Apax Partners.

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Velostrata and RISC Networks Join Hands to Deliver End-to-End Cloud Solution

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RISC Networks and Velostrata announce their join integration to deliver the best-in-class solution for cloud migrations. Cloud migrations require collaborative efforts, and by leveraging RISC Networks and Velostrata, organizations can successfully migrate to the cloud through each successive phase of the migration process

RISC Networks and Velostrata announce joint integration to deliver the best-in-class cloud migration solution. Successful cloud migrations almost always require a collaborative effort. Cloud migration occurs through several different, but crucial, phases, and require an end-to-end solution which leverages the right software and partners from beginning to end..

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Google’s Machine Learning Framework Comes To Nature’s Rescue

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The hottest topic of discussion in the recent times has been the climate change. With Artificial Intelligence becoming the jack of all trades, it was time for somebody to take the initiative to collaborate them both. A San Francisco- based non-profit organization called the Rainforest Connection has come up with the idea to use recycled phones and Google’s open source machine learning framework called TensorFlow to save trees from deforestation.. 

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Freshly Rebranded Pathway Vet Alliance To Donate $3K Following WVC Pledge

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Following the success of their recent rebrand reveal at the 90th annual Western Veterinary Conference, Pathway Vet Alliance, a leading national veterinary management group serving pets and their parents in the U.S., will donate a total of $3,000 to three charities connected to causes important to the veterinary community. Prior to the start of the conference, Pathway pledged to donate $5 to charity for each visitor’s conference badge scanned at their booth. The total amount donated by Pathway will be divided equally and will be presented to the American Humane Association, the American Veterinary Medical Foundation’s Veterinary Care Charitable Fund..

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World's First Blockchain User In The Medical Sector, Timihealth Add Government Expert Kai Tsai To Advisory Board

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TimiCoin/TimiHealth, the world’s first cryptocurrency mobile platform to use blockchain technology for storing and accessing medical records, today named Kai Tsai to its rapidly expanding advisory board. “Tsai has an extensive healthcare industry background that includes markets from Commercial to Medicare as well as expertise in preparing new products for market entry and guiding them through the regulatory filing processes

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Worried About The Latest Law Change? Follow These Three Easy Steps To Boost Your Business

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As the 2017 tax season winds down, the talented team at Moskowitz LLP in San Francisco are gearing up to give business owners a strong head start on next year’s taxes by helping them to take full advantage of the major changes looming on the horizon. The recently implemented Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 introduces several important tax code revisions that will impact nearly everyone.Business owners, in particular, stand to gain a great deal from the updated Internal Revenue Code Section 199A Qualified Business Income Deduction – as long as they know the correct steps to follow.

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Blockchain technology shines in early stage global venture funding rounds during 2017, says GlobalData

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Blockchain technology enjoyed a significant boost in early stage global venture funding (VC) in 2017, according to a recent analysis by GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The company confirmed that Blockchain technology start-ups attracted the most seed funding at 40% last year, indicating a growing preference for the sector by venture firms. However, Blockchain investments were limited to only a few stages, as the segment is still developing its potential..

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Huawei To Manufacture Blockchain Enabled Smartphones

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World’s third-largest mobile handset manufacturer Huawei is in talks with Sirin Labs to authorize an operating system that runs blockchain apps. They intend to create a smartphone that would run blockchain-based apps in parallel with Android apps.Switzerland-based Sirin Labs is presently working to develop its own blockchain-based smartphone based on SIRIN OS called Finney which would be available in the market after the second half of current year for about $1,000. According to Sirin Labs’ spokesman Nimrod May, they have received pre-orders for

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Hybrid Cloud: The New Pilot Of It Industry?

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NTT Communications Corporation announced on the basis of a recent survey of 1500 CIOs and IT managers of large enterprises in financial services, manufacturing, distribution, and logistics sectors that just 16% of the enterprises use just one cloud, with 66% already planning a strategy in place for a hybrid approach. A further investigation by 451 Research also revealed that the companies which are new to cloud adoption prefer a single cloud due to challenges like migration, complexity, security and operational efficiency. But around 84% of the firms use multiple

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B3 Group Celebrates Milestone 10-Year Anniversary in 2018

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Leesburg, VA, February 7, 2018 - B3 Group, Inc, a fast-growing Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and HUBZone health IT firm providing end-to-end technology support services to the federal government and enterprise customers, today announced that 2018 marks the beginning of a milestone 10-year anniversary. The company plans to celebrate this milestone year with employees, partners and customers.The company was founded by Brad Palmer in 2008, after several years of independent consulting, serving both public and federal clients.

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Government Contractor Patriot Group International (PGI) Named One of the Best Places to Work in Virginia

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Patriot Group International (PGI) was named the third best company to work for in the 2018 Best Places to Work in Virginia, an annual list created by Virginia Business and Best Companies Group that recognizes the best employers in the Commonwealth. This year marked PGI’s first appearance on the list in the small employer category which is comprised of companies with less than 100 employees.The statewide survey and awards program is designed to honor the best places of employment in Virginia, benefiting the state's economy, workforce and businesses.

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APPTIO, INC. COMPLETES ACQUISTION OF DIGITAL FUEL FROM SKYVIEW CAPITAL

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Bellevue, WA. (February 2, 2018) - Apptio, Inc. (NASDAQ: APTI), the business management system of record for hybrid IT, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Digital Fuel SV, LLC, a provider of IT business management (ITBM) tools. With the acquisition of Digital Fuel from global investment firm Skyview Capital, Apptio further extends its leadership of the $6 billion Technology Business Management (TBM) market. Today’s acquisition broadens Apptio’s customer base across both strategic and enterprise segments in the Global 10,000 and adds new

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Spaulding Ridge to Acquire Plan Rocket Consulting, Expanding Services to Include Anaplan’s Connected Planning Platform

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Spaulding Ridge, a leading provider of advisory and cloud technology services, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Plan Rocket Consulting, a leading provider of Anaplan connected planning implementation services.The acquisition is the first for Spaulding Ridge, which was recently founded by noted industry leader Jay Laabs, and it will form the foundation of Spaulding Ridge’s performance management practice.

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Online Platform for Freelance Field Service Technicians Redefines Labor

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With the launch of a newly optimized website, Techadox announces the arrival of their contingent labor platform. Techadox services a community comprised of field service technicians and businesses seeking solutions to their specialized IT projects.Through Techadox, businesses can connect to this expansive community of talented, capable IT professionals with the means to find solutions across diverse industries. Retail, communications, healthcare, and education are just some of the fields Techadox technicians service.

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Growing Impact of Emerging Technologies Examined in CompTIA Research Briefs

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Amid a wave of hype around emerging technologies three specific trends are showing the potential to help businesses transform the way they operate, according to a series of research briefs published by CompTIA, the leading technology industry association.To varying degrees, artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain and virtual reality (VR) / augmented reality (AR) are staking out a more prominent role in the digital operations of organizations, the publications reveal.

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Kodak-from Instant Print Cameras to Cryptocurrency

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Las Vegas, NV, Thursday, January 11, 2018 --For over a century, Kodak has empowered people to capture and share their moments. At CES 2018, Kodak is leveraging decades of imaging expertise with new innovative technologies to push the business forward, integrating digital and analog experiences that inspire the creative in everyone.Located at LVCC South Hall 1, #20612, the Kodak booth features the company’s wide range of brand licensed products including cameras, 3D printers, drones,

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Accenture Report Highlights What Patients Want in New Treatments; Two-Thirds Say: Better Outcomes, Not Brands

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When launching new products, pharmaceutical companies should focus more on evidence-based solutions than just the product or brand, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) on product launches in the pharmaceutical industry.Among the key findings in the report, titled “Product Launch: The Patient Has Spoken”: Brands are not major influencing factors when patients consider new pharmaceutical products. More than two-thirds (69 percent) of patients surveyed said the product’s benefits – i.e., treatment outcomes

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Nanowear Named Innovation Champion of the Accenture Heal