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New Literature Review Assesses Benefits of Stem Cells for Treating Spinal Cord Injuries

ROSEMONT, Ill. (April 29, 2016)—Stem cell therapy is a rapidly evolving and promising treatment for spinal-cord injuries. According to a new literature review, published in the April issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (JAAOS), different types of stem cells vary in their ability to help restore function, and an ideal treatment protocol remains unclear pending further clinical research.

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Altera's Design Solutions Network Connects Customers with Experts to Help Innovate With Their FPGA-Based Designs

San Jose, Calif., —April 28, 2016—Altera, now part of Intel Corporation, today announced the launch of its Design Solutions Network (DSN), a global ecosystem unifying a robust network of design services, IP, board and commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) companies into a single program. The DSN program helps customers accelerate product innovation by connecting them with members offering products or design services using Altera’s CPLD, FPGA, SoC and Enpirion® power devices via a consolidated searchable website, located at www.altera.com/dsn.

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Lincoln Electric's New Flex Feed® 84 Delivers High Productivity in Heavy Fab Applications

Lincoln Electric’s latest addition to its industrial wire feeder line, the Flex Feed 84, boasts a rugged, reliable design to deliver consistent feeding over long conduit runs with large-diameter wires up to 3/32 inches (2.4 mm) or cored wires up to .120 inches (3.2 mm).  

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Accenture Accenture Appoints Greg Kaplan as Lead Creative Director

NEW YORK; April 28, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Greg Kaplan as the company’s lead creative director, effective immediately. Kaplan will be responsible for creative ideation and development of the corporate brand with a focus on creative concepting, innovation and branding standards. Kaplan will infuse a consistent and distinctive creative vision and visual aesthetic across the Accenture brand and each of its five businesses – Strategy, Consulting, Digital, Technology and Operations.

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Pitney Bowes and ShipCenter Partner to Offer Cross-border Shipping Solution to Kickstarter Creators

STAMFORD, Conn., April 28, 2016 - Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI), a global technology company that provides innovative products and solutions to power commerce, and ShipCenter, a technology-focused logistics company offering discounted small parcel and freight services, announced today that they have joined forces to offer

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Accenture HfS Research Report Highlights Accenture Leadership and Excellence in Supply Chain Management As-a-Service Capabilities

NEW YORK; April 28, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned in the 'Winner's Circle” of HfS Research’s Blueprint Report for Supply Chain Management (SCM) As-a-Service. Accenture is recognized as a leader for its strengths in the delivery of services, its flexibility in delivering end-to-end and point solutions, its vision for the evolution of supply chain management as-a-service, its solutions for accessible and actionable data, and for the integration of its consulting, business process outsourcing (BPO) and technology services. 

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Accenture Accenture Achieves Lead Innovation and Execution Position in "Winner's Circle" of SuccessFactors Services Market, According to HfS Blueprint Report

NEW YORK; April 28, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named to the ‘Winner’s Circle’ in HfS Research’s inaugural Blueprint Report for SuccessFactors Services. Positioned as an overall leader in both execution and innovation, Accenture is praised for the strength of its account management team as well as ability to deliver value beyond cost savings, vision for SuccessFactor’s effectiveness, and investments in proprietary tools, accelerators, and solutions.

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Accenture Accenture Enables Mediaset Premium to Deliver Champions League Football Matches Over the Internet to More Than One Million Viewers

NEW YORK; April 28, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has collaborated with Italy’s largest commercial TV broadcaster, Mediaset, to deliver UEFA Champions League football matches – using a new, online “over-the-top” Internet video service – to more than one million consumers. 

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Prudential News PGIM Reaches $1bn in UCITS Assets Under Management With 10 Funds Launched

LONDON, April 28, 2016 - PGIM’s UCITS platform has surpassed US$1 billion in assets, as of March 31, 2016, through its first 10 funds with more funds to be launched in the coming year, according to PGIM, the global investment management businesses of US-headquartered Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

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Accenture Consumers Willing to Pay Extra for In-Car Technologies, Accenture Research Reveals

NEW YORK and BEIJING; April 28, 2016 – Drivers would opt to pay up to an additional 10 percent of a new car’s price to get the in-car technology that they want, according to a new survey conducted by Accenture. 

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