June 11th, 2019

Wave to be acquired by H&R Block for $537 million

Toronto accounting software firm Wave Financial Inc. has been purchased by tax services giant H&R Block, Inc. for US$405 million ($537 million). It’s the latest in a string of “exits” – takeovers or IPOs – of [...]

How real-time data streaming and integration set the stage for AI-driven DataOps

AI-driven DataOps The next BriefingsDirect business intelligence (BI) trends discussion explores the growing role of data integration in a multi-cloud world. Just as enterprises seek to gain more insights and value from their copious data, they’re also finding their applications, services, [...]

Senator Warren urges antitrust chief to recuse himself from Google, Apple probes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday called on the Justice Department’s antitrust division chief, Makan Delrahim, to recuse himself from the department’s antitrust investigations into Google and Apple, saying his past lobbying [...]

The CBP Breach Was Inevitable

U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Monday afternoon that hackers stole an undisclosed number of license-plate images and travelers’ ID photos from a subcontractor. Privacy and security activists have long argued that as law enforcement vacuums up more [...]

Meet the women shaping the future of AI

We spend a lot of time talking with business leaders about the Ladder to AI, the journey that companies need to take to harness the value of an artificial intelligence-enhanced business. AI can transform through better prediction, [...]

Accenture to Host Conference Call Thursday, June 27, to Discuss Third-Quarter Fiscal Year 2019 Results

NEW YORK; June 11, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. EDT on Thursday, June 27, to discuss its third-quarter fiscal year 2019 financial results. A news release containing these [...]