Friday, November 1, 2013

Openview puts $12m into Irish cloud firm Fieldaware

John Mulligan – 02 November 2013 US VENTURE capital outfit Openview has invested $12m (€8.8m) in Irish cloud software services firm Fieldaware. Also in this section Hats off to Ulster Bank chief No room for niceties as AJ quotes greats to good effect Saved Ulster Bank now set to focus on slashing costs '; if(typeof(google_ads[i].line3) != ... .

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Courtesy: Memphis Business Journal

The number of drilling rigs active in the Eagle Ford Shale declined by three last week, while the number across the state and nation remained steady, according to the latest figures from oilfield services firm Baker Hughes. A total of 217 drilling rigs were active in South Texas’ Eagle Ford ... more...

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Silicon Valley firm Crestlight Venture Productions is partnering with Nashville-based Fivestone Corporate Ventures to establish a Nashville presence, according to a news release. Crestlight is a corporate venture and innovation services firm that works with corporate venture arms to develop startups. The company was recently profiled in this Wall Street ... more...

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Shale-related business is becoming an increasingly larger portion of revenue for oilfield services and upstream companies, according to a survey released Monday. About 51 percent of the oilfield services firms and 40 percent of upstream companies surveyed by UHY LLP and Oil & Gas Financial Journal say a majority of ... more...

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IT services firm Cognizant, on Tuesday, announced that it had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire itaas, a U.S.-based digital video solutions firm.According to a press release, t... ... more...

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OSLO, April 22 (Reuters) - Oil services firms Baker Hughes and Aker Solutions agreed on Tuesday to form an alliance for their subsea divisions in an attempt to reduce costs as their customers - oil companies around the world - cut back on spending. Their non-incorporated alliance also follows a similar move by Cameron and Schlumberger, two of the world's biggest subsea players, which teamed up in ... more...

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DUBAI, April 22 (Reuters) - A consortium of Gulf-based investors including Fajr Capital and Arab Petroleum Investment Corp (APICORP) have agreed on a deal to acquire Dubai-based oilfield services firm National Petroleum Services, Fajr said on Tuesday. The transaction, which is expected to close in the second quarter of 2014, is valued "in excess of $500 million", it said in a statement. Reuters ... more...

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LONDON: Consumer confidence in the UK has risen to its highest level in over two years, according to the latest Deloitte Consumer Tracker, which also recorded a significant increase in spending on big-ticket items. The professional services firm... ... more...

Courtesy: The Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Tata Consultancy Services' deal with Japanese firm Mitsubhishi is expected to add $ 375 million in incremental revenues of India's largest software services firm, brokerage firm Motilal Oswal Securities said today. TCS has inked an agreement with Mitsubishi Corporation to form a new IT services company of significant scale ... more...

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