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PwC Launches Shanghai Innovation Center (MI)

PwC China has launched its Shanghai Innovation Centre located in Xintiandi Shanghai, marking the official start of the Alliance of Shanghai Science and Technology Innovation (ASSTI... More

Workers Welcome AI But Remain Skeptical About its Benefits (IW)

With business managers and IT striving to incorporate machine learning and artificial intelligence into how a company does business, how many employees believe it's necessary to ad... More

Cognizant Opens ‘Digital Business Collaboratory’ in Melbourne to Facilitate Innovation (ZDNet)

The doors of Cognizant's new innovation hub in Melbourne, Australia, are now open. Like its facilities in Amsterdam and New York, Melbourne's "digital business collaboratory" will ... More

YuMe Profits Rise (HITS)

Multiscreen ad tech company YuMe posted a fourth-quarter profit of Net income of $2.8 million on revenue of $45.6 million, with company seeing solid growth among top 20 ad customer... More

Box CEO Offers Perspectives on AI, Machine Learning at Work (eWeek)

"The broader industry trend is that the way that we're going to be working in the enterprise is going to be very, very different from how people have worked in the past," Box CEO A... More

IT Services Giant Accenture Plans U.S. Hiring Spree (Fortune)

Accenture said on Friday it would create 15,000 jobs in the United States, as IT services firms brace for a more protectionist U.S. technology visa program under President Donald T... More

Box, Mendix Partner to Accelerate Development of Enterprise Apps (HITS)

Box and Mendix today announced a partnership that brings together Box's leading enterprise content platform with Mendix's low-code, rapid application development platform. The two ... More

Virtusa Revenues, Profits Rise (HITS)

Business consulting and IT outsourcing company Virtusa enjoyed fiscal third-quarter revenue of $217.2 million, up 44.2% year over year, for the three months ended Dec. 31, with the... More

Study: 50% of IT Professionals Consume B2B Content with Increasing Regularity (The Drum)

B2B marketers have a growing opportunity to reach IT decision makers by acknowledging the changes in content consumption trends and their past mismanagement of prospects, a new ind... More

Wipro Study Finds 85% Increase in Test Automation (HITS)

Wipro has found an 85% jump in Test Automation across industries to keep pace with the evolving technology landscape. The study, titled ‘State of Quality 2016’ was conducted ov... More

Big Data, IoT, Security are Hot IT Careers for 2017 (InfoWorld)

"Big data engineer" seems like an obvious on-fire specialty for the year, and other companies have reached the same conclusion. Staffing and recruiting firm Robert Half saw startin... More

Reltio Continues Global Expansion with New Office in India (HITS)

Reltio today announced that it has moved into a new office in Bangalore, India, continuing its global expansion which includes locations in North America and Europe. It has also hi... More

Trump’s Proposed Shakeup of Work-Visa Program Could Leave Silicon Valley Scrambling (Forbes)

Tech firms may soon need to find new recruiting ground to the fill high-paying positions that President Donald Trump has repeatedly promised to make a core part of his plan to crea... More

Salesforce Research Reveals Keys to Exceptional Customer Service (Sci-Tech Today)

Based on responses from 2,600 customer service professionals across the globe, Salesforce's second annual "State of Service" report identifies four key trends driving the customer ... More

Software is Politics (Fast Company)

If you work in software or design, you also work in politics. The inability of Facebook's user interface, until recently, to distinguish between real and fake news is the most blat... More

Wipro to Acquire Brazil’s IT Firm InfoSERVER (HITS)

This acquisition closely aligns with Wipro’s vision to localise, expand its presence and become a significant partner of choice in the LATAM market and an end-to-end IT services ... More

Cognizant Acquires Insurance-Focused Technology Consultancy Adaptra (Consultancy.uk)

With the acquisition of Adaptra, Cognizant hopes to further strength its position in the core platforms space, focused on improving core services and customer experience. The deal ... More

Western Digital Names Martin Fink CTO (HITS)

Western Digital today announced the appointment of Martin Fink to the position of chief technology officer (CTO). Fink most recently served as CTO and director of HP Labs at Hewlet... More

Industry Insight: What the Cloud IT Revolution Means for Business (Fox Business)

Aaron Levie, Box: Look back on IT a decade ago. Most of your time within the IT organization or strategy was really on activities that weren't particularly differentiating you from... More

Wazee Digital Promotes Greg Loose to CTO (HITS)

Wazee Digital today announced that it has promoted Greg Loose to chief technology officer. In his new role, Loose oversees all technology that powers the company, including enginee... More

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