Accenture Opens Liquid Studio in Sweden

Accenture Opens Liquid Studio in Sweden

Accenture said Wednesday that it has opened a Liquid Studio in Stockholm, Sweden to help clients experiment with disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, and serverless architectures. The Liquid Studio will also be used by Accenture professionals to build knowledge in new technical areas, develop prototypes for Accenture industry groups, write extensible software code that can handle growth and change, and apply automated testing capabilities to speed-up the […]

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Facebook Debuts New Features

Facebook Debuts New Features

Shares of Facebook were barely higher Wednesday after media reports said the social networking giant launched three new features which are designed to help elected officials connect more easily with their US constituents and vice-versa. One of the new offerings consists of “Constituent Badges,” a feature that will identify a user as living in an elected official’s district if the user interacts with material shared by the local official. The […]

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Big Lots First Quarter Earnings Top Estimates

Big Lots First Quarter Earnings Top Estimates

Big Lots, a US discount retailer, posted earnings for its fiscal first quarter that were higher than Wall Street analysts had predicted amid what the company described as a challenging environment to conduct its business. Net income in the quarter ended April 29 rose to $51.5 million, or $1.15 a share, from $38.7 million, or $0.79 a share, in the same period a year earlier, the Columbus, Ohio-based company said […]

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ARI to Offer SiriusXM Fleet Driver Program to Clients

ARI to Offer SiriusXM Fleet Driver Program to Clients

Sirius XM Holdings said Monday ARI, a global fleet services provider specializing in both cars and trucks, has commenced offering Sirius XM’s Fleet Driver Program to its clients. ARI clients with SiriusXM-equipped vehicles can now provide qualified drivers with the benefits of SiriusXM, including a two-month introductory subscription to SiriusXM’s “All Access” programming package as well as discounted subscription rates. This gives drivers access to more than 150 channels of […]

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Teva Pharmaceutical Shares Rise

Teva Pharmaceutical Shares Rise

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said it launched generic Glumetza 500 mg and 1000 mg – metformin hydrochloride extended-release tablets – in the U.S. The company’s American Depositary Rights (ADRs) climbed less than 1% intraday. The tablets are used with diet and exercise to help control high blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus, the company said in a statement. Metformin hydrochloride extended-release tablets are not for people with type […]

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