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dassault systèmes

Dassault Systèmes (3DS) to Acquire Medidata for a Reported $5.7B By Year End

Dassault Systèmes – the French software giant behind 3D virtualization platforms like Solidworks and Catia (CAD), Simulia (virtual simulation), and 3DExcite (marketing virtualization) – is planning to acquire Medidata, a leading American clinical trials platform company, for $5.7B. The deal is expected to be finalized sometime before the end of 2019. Read the full press release from Dassault here. Dassault ...
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dropbox targets collaborative workspace

Dropbox Targets Collaborative Workspace Transformation

From the Dropbox blog, June 11, 2019: “Today, we’re unveiling the new Dropbox. It’s the Dropbox you know and love, but better. It’s a single workspace to organize your content, connect your tools, and bring everyone together, wherever you are. The first thing you’ll notice is an all-new Dropbox desktop app that we’re introducing today through our early access program ...
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Zoom earnings

Zoom Earnings — Crushing It, But There Are Big Hurdles Ahead

Zoom Video Communications (NASDAQ: ZM) reported first-quarter results for fiscal 2020 on Thursday that delighted investors, who sent shares zooming 18.4 percent higher on Friday and then came back for a buying encore on Monday, driving shares up another 8.5 percent. In its first quarterly report since going public in April, the Silicon Valley-based videoconferencing specialist’s revenue soared 103 percent ...
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password practices

What the Ponemon Authentication Report Discovered About Password Practices in the Workplace

This year is not even halfway over, and yet there have already been numerous data breaches that made the news—with Collection #1 being just one of them. Such attacks should serve as constant reminders that you need to better protect your passwords and other personal information if you want to reduce your odds of becoming the next victim of cybercrime ...
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Slack

Slack Has a Product People Love to Use — Is It Enough?

“Team chat app company Slack on Monday provided guidance on its business for the current quarter, showing it expects slowing revenue growth as it prepares to go public later this month. Slack said in a statement that for the second quarter of its 2020 fiscal year, which ends on July 31, it expects revenue of $139 million to $141 million ...
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