$WBMD (WebMD Health Corp.)

$WBMD {{ '2016-09-27T15:32:46+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WBMD appointed SVP of Finance Blake DeSimone as its CFO. DeSimone succeeds Peter Anevski who is leaving the Company. Separately, the company said it expects 3Q and full year of 2016 results to be around the high-end of financial guidance issued on Aug. 8, 2016.

$PCLN {{ '2018-01-22T15:29:16+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Online travel company $PCLN has appointed David Goulden as EVP and CFO, effective March 1, 2018. Most recently, Goulden served Dell Technologies as President of its Infrastructure Solutions Group. Goulden, who succeeds Daniel Finnegan, will report to Priceline CEO Glenn Fogel. Earlier in his career, Goulden had served EMC Corp. for about 14 years.

$XRX {{ '2018-01-19T17:33:21+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$XRX said Dan Cooper will lead Global Imaging Systems (GIS), a $XRX company. Cooper will report to Mike Feldman, president, North America Operations, Xerox, and is replacing Tom Salierno who is retiring in April.

$AMZN {{ '2018-01-18T15:01:32+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN has chosen 20 metropolitan areas as proposed locations for HQ2, its second headquarters. These are Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Miami, Montgomery County, Nashville, Newark, New York City, Northern Virginia, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Raleigh, Toronto and Washington DC.

$AMZN {{ '2018-01-18T15:01:17+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN reviewed 238 proposals from across the US, Canada, and Mexico to host HQ2, its second headquarters in North America. The company has chosen 20 metropolitan areas for the next phase of the process. $AMZN expects to make a decision in 2018. The company plans to invest over $5Bil and create as many as 50,000 jobs at HQ2.

$AMZN {{ '2018-01-17T19:47:26+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN said Amazon Music Unlimited will become available in Australia and New Zealand starting February 1, giving users access to a catalogue of more than 45MM songs and hundreds of playlists and personalised stations. New subscribers can sign up for a free 90-day trial of Amazon Music Unlimited for a limited time.

$ACN {{ '2018-01-16T17:33:55+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ACN has opened a new innovation hub in Boston’s Back Bay. The company plans to add 400 highly skilled technology jobs in Boston by the end of 2020, and to expand its US apprenticeship program to Boston. The Boston hub, the second of 10 new innovation hubs Accenture had announced last year, is designed for collaboration and ideation.

$AMZN {{ '2018-01-16T15:26:43+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Amazon Web Services, Inc., an $AMZN company, announced that Comcast Cable has selected AWS as its preferred public cloud infrastructure provider. Comcast Cable will expand its use of AWS by migrating material workloads and building new applications on AWS.

$ADS {{ '2018-01-16T15:16:53+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ADS said average receivables for its Card segment totaled $17.7Bil for December, 2017. Net charge-offs came in at $86.8MM and net charge-offs as a percentage of average receivables came in at 5.9% for the month.

$ACN {{ '2018-01-12T12:28:01+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Accenture Ventures, a unit of professional services provider $ACN, has forged an ecosystem partnership with Microsoft Accelerator, a program designed for empowering start-ups, to strengthen the start-up ecosystem in India. Under the partnership, the companies will host various start-up events in India to engage with the country’s start-up network.

$AMZN {{ '2018-01-10T15:44:31+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN announced the Virtual Dash Button Service (VDBS), an SDK that allows third parties to offer virtual Dash Buttons on their screened devices. Virtual Dash Buttons are shortcuts that allow Prime members to quickly find and reorder products from a selection of millions of eligible products.

$AMZN {{ '2018-01-10T15:44:18+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN has added device makers including HP, Kenmore, 3M’s Filtrete brand, Epson, and Blustream to its Dash Replenishment program. Dash Replenishment enables smart, connected devices to measure supply consumption through inputs, including infrared and other sensor arrays. It then signals an automatic reorder of supplies before they run out.

$AMZN {{ '2018-01-10T14:30:13+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN said more than 300,000 US-based small and medium-sized businesses joined the Amazon Marketplace in 2017 and SMBs on $AMZN sold billions of items to customers around the world. Half of the items sold on $AMZN are from SMBs, many of whom choose to use Fulfillment by Amazon. In 2017, FBA shipped billions of items for SMBs worldwide.

$ACN {{ '2018-01-10T13:47:37+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Expanding its digital services portfolio further, $ACN subsidiary Accenture Interactive signed an agreement to acquire German firm Mackevision, which provides immersive product content. The financial terms of the deal are not known. The buyout will help Accenture accelerate its ability to envision, create and operate XR solutions for its clients.

$ACN {{ '2018-01-09T15:24:28+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ACN has appointed Eva Sage-Gavin as Senior Managing Director for Talent and Organization practice, effective immediately. She has held leadership positions at Gap, PepsiCo and Xerox. Most recently, Sage-Gavin served Boston Consulting Group as Senior Advisor and was a member of its CEO Advisory practice.

$ACN {{ '2018-01-08T15:12:49+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Professional services company $ACN has completed the acquisition of digital commerce agency Altima, expanding the capabilities of Accenture Interactive in various key markets including France, where Altima is headquartered. The company did not disclose the financial terms of the deal.

$WEX {{ '2018-01-05T11:51:32+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WEX invited certain prospective lenders to a meeting scheduled for Jan. 8, 2018 for the purpose of considering potential amendments to its credit facility, including a repricing of the company’s existing $1.185Bil Term Loan B and a potential $100MM increase to its Term Loan B.

$ACN {{ '2018-01-05T11:44:36+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ACN has signed a five-year agreement with automotive supplier Faureica, under which the companies will co-invest and work together to enhance innovation for mobility services. The focus areas of the partnership will be cognitive technologies to reinvent the on-board user experience and services to enhance health and wellness.

$WU {{ '2018-01-04T18:27:48+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WU's subsidiary Western Union Financial Services, Inc. agreed to a consent order with the New York Department of Financial Services. This agreement resolves an investigation by NYDFS into deficiencies in compliance programs during 2004-2012. Under the terms, WUFSI will pay a total of $60MM to NYDFS to resolve violations of New York law.

$MSFT {{ '2018-01-04T15:19:52+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

As part of its Healthcare NExT initiative, $MSFT partnered with Seattle-based biotech firm Adaptive Biotechnologies. Microsoft and Adaptive will build a universal blood test that will screen a person's human immune system using the former's AI and machine learning technologies. Microsoft had invested an undisclosed amount for this partnership.

$MSFT {{ '2018-01-03T14:45:28+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MSFT to acquire Pittsburgh-based data storage firm Avere Systems. The transaction terms were not disclosed. Microsoft believes that the addition of Avere Systems will add value to its cloud computing platform Azure and its customers. In March 2017, Avere closed a $14MM Series E funding in which $GOOG was one of the investors.

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