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VirtusaPolaris Continues Investment in ‘Future Architects’ Program (MESA)

VirtusaPolaris said it recently inducted a second batch of software architects in its “Future Architects” program. As the breadth of knowledge and skills required by a software... More

Salesforce Looks for a Future Beyond its Walls with Rising VC Investments, Acquisitions (VentureBeat)

When it comes to investments and acquisitions, Salesforce has made headlines lately for deals that didn’t happen. The company’s rebuffed $26 billion bid for LinkedIn last year ... More

Accenture Buys OCTO Technology to Boost Digital Transformation Services (CMS Wire)

Accenture announced it has bought Paris-based OCTO Technology, a consultancy firm specializing in digital transformation services and software development. Dublin-based Accenture w... More

Capgemini Bolsters Digital Portfolio with Acquisition of Itelios (MESA)

Capgemini has acquired Itelios, a consulting firm specialized in connected commerce. Itelios will reinforce the Group's digital customer experience portfolio with its expertise in ... More

Hollywood Groups Laud New Bill to Have POTUS Appoint Copyright Chief (Deadline)

A bill introduced in Congress today that would give Donald Trump and all future presidents the authority to appoint the head of the U.S. Copyright Office has received the endorseme... More

Why AI Should Augment, Not Replace, Humans (CIO)

One of the more interesting exchanges from IBM Interconnect 2017 was between IBM CEO Ginny Rometty and Salesforce CEO Mark Benioff. Benioff commented that both had recently gone to... More

Featured Jobs: Deluxe; Showtime; SAS

Business Analyst, Business Intelligence - Burbank, CA - Deluxe Manager, Media & Partnerships - New York City - Showtime Sr. Software Developer - Cary, NC - SAS... More

Sling TV Partnering with Adobe for Programmatic Advertising (Adweek)

Sling TV is getting into programmatic advertising, partnering with Adobe’s newly unveiled Advertising Cloud to let brands bid in real time on livestreaming and video on demand. ... More

PwC Wants in on the Agency Business, But Not Media Buying (Digiday)

With more than $1 billion in revenue and over 14,000 employees across 32 offices globally, PricewaterhouseCoopers’ digital arm, Digital Services, is encroaching on agency turf th... More

Featured Jobs: IBM; TiVo; Aspera

VP, Ad Products - New York City - IBM Senior Product Manager - Durham, NC - TiVo Digital Marketing Manager - Emeryville, CA - Aspera... More

Accenture Interactive Picks Up Marketing Cloud Honor from Adobe (MESA)

Accenture has been recognized as the 2016 Marketing Cloud Partner of the Year – Americas by Adobe for the second year in a row. Adobe presented the award to Accenture Interactive... More

Featured Jobs: Okta; Technicolor; Wipro; MarkLogic

Director, Developer Platform Product Marketing - San Francisco - Okta Project Manager - Burbank, CA - Technicolor Marketing Manager - Mountain View, CA - Wipro Marketing Operati... More

IBM, Wanda Team on Chinese Cloud Venture (MESA)

Wanda Internet Technology Group and IBM have signed an agreement in Beijing today for Wanda to enter the public cloud business through the formation of a new company built on IBM... More

Geller Named Executive Director of Ad-ID (Media Village)

"In the 10 years I have been with Ad-ID, I have been privileged to have had the support of senior leaders of the 4As and ANA. Bob Liodice, who in 2012 took on the role of CEO of Ad... More

Disney Wants to Bring to Life its Galaxy of Characters Using AI, Robotics (The Drum)

Disney is working on how it can use robotics and artificial intelligence to help its storytellers to bring to life its many much-loved characters within its theme parks to engage w... More

Hearst Selects Oracle Cloud to Fuel Transformation, Business Growth (MESA)

Oracle announced that Hearst has selected Oracle Cloud to provide its multitude of businesses with a common innovation platform to accelerate business growth and global expansion. ... More

Report: U.S. Digital Advertising Will Make $83 Billion This Year (Adweek)

The so-called duopoly between Facebook and Google to control the bulk of digital ad spend is far from over, according to eMarketer. The firm’s newest forecast expects for digi... More

Robert Half Survey: Workers More Engaged Now vs. Three Years Ago, but Executives Worry it’s Still Not Enough (MESA)

First the good news: Sixty percent of CFOs interviewed for a Robert Half survey think their workers are more engaged on the job compared to three years ago. The not-so-good news? T... More

Accenture’s Liquid Studio in Singapore Helps Clients Accelerate Digital Businesses with Rapid Application Development (MESA)

Accenture has launched a Liquid Studio in Singapore to help clients around the region take advantage of new innovations and accelerate software application development cycles. The ... More

European Commission Approves AT&T Acquisition of Time Warner (THR)

The European Commission, the executive body of the European Union, has approved AT&T’s proposed $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner. The telecom giant announced the appro... More

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