THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19
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Accenture Accenture Joins Partnership on AI, Bolsters Commitment to Responsible AI That Benefits People and Society

NEW YORK; Oct. 19, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has joined the Partnership on AI, a prestigious alliance of businesses, researchers, academics and policy makers that work to advance the understanding of artificial intelligence (AI) technology and develop best practices on the challenges and opportunities within the field. Accenture joins other prominent industry leaders who share its commitment to advancing the field of AI so that it benefits people and society.  Accenture will actively contribute its own insights, research and capabilities in areas including Responsible AI, and will dedicate people and resources to collaborate with Partnership on AI members to help address important global challenges such as food, diversity, inclusion, health, education and economic opportunity.

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Accenture FinTech Innovation Lab NYC Launches InsurTech Program, Opens Call for Applicants for 2018 Class

NEW YORK; Oct. 19, 2017 – The FinTech Innovation Lab New York, a 12-week program co-founded by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Partnership Fund for New York City, has launched an insurance technology, or “InsurTech,” track as the demand for innovation among insurers and the number of entrepreneurs developing new solutions for the sector rises sharply. The FinTech Innovation Lab is sponsored by senior technology leadership from the financial sector and helps early- and growth-stage fintech companies accelerate product and business development. Fintech and insurtech companies are invited to apply for a spot in the 2018 class at www.fintechinnovationlabnyc.com. Applications are due by December 1, 2017. An information session will be held for applicants on November 8.

      WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18
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DeVry University Receives Accreditation Reaffirmation for Engineering Technology Programs

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Lenovo, NAF, and MIT App Inventor Recognized at the CSforALL Summit 2017

October 18, 2017 (New York, NY) – Lenovo, (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) NAF, and MIT App Inventor were recognized at the CSforALL Summit in St. Louis, MO this week. The 2017 CSforALL Summit is a convening of computer science educators, researchers, activists, and sup

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Accenture Accenture Interactive and SAP Hybris Team to Take the Customer Experience in Commerce Beyond Transactions

BARCELONA; Oct. 18, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) are expanding their alliance in the area of commerce experiences services. The companies announced plans for Accenture Interactive and SAP® Hybris®1 to develop a platform that will help clients build and curate contextual, personalized experiences for customers that span the entire commerce offering – from marketing, eCommerce and offline shopping to customer service and loyalty management.

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HACC, Elizabethtown College Sign Agreement, Dean’s List Announced

HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, shares recent news as well as upcoming events available to the community, including: HACC Signs Dual Admission Agreement with Elizabethtown College HACC Announces 2016-17 Part-Time Dean’s List HACC Artist-in-Residence Presents “Distressed Vases” in Midtown ‘Virtual Reality Reorganized’ Exhibit at HACC until Nov. 10, 2017

      TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17
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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) to launch family of orthopaedic registries

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) today announced plans to create a national family of clinical data registries for a broad range of orthopaedic conditions and procedures. 

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Ameriprise Financial Investors Take Note of the Positive Outlook for Global Growth

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Accenture Accenture Announces Intention to Acquire French Digital Commerce Agency Altima

PARIS; Oct. 17, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire Altima, a full-service digital commerce agency, headquartered in France and with offices in China, Canada and the United States. The acquisition would boost Accenture Interactive’s capabilities in France and other key markets to help brands attract consumers and turn them into loyal customers with differentiated and compelling digital experiences. 

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Accenture According to Accenture: Gen Z Consumers Visit Bank Branches More Often than Any Other Age Group, Including Baby Boomers

NEW YORK; Oct. 17, 2017 – Gen Z consumers are surprisingly more likely than any other age group, including Baby Boomers, to visit a bank branch at least weekly, according to a new study from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) – reflecting the heavy cash dependence within their age cohort. The study also found that Gen Z consumers (survey respondents aged 18-21) are the most active and engaged group using mobile banking, with all other consumers preferring online banking as their primary banking channel.


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