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2014-10-02 00:22:37

Acquisition Improves KPMG's Ability to Meet Growing Technology-enabled Transformation Demand NEW YORK, LONDON, and REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG LLP (U.S.) and KPMG LLP (UK) have acquired certain assets of Qubera Solutions ("Qubera"), a leading privately-held cybersecurity firm that provides identity and access management ("IAM") services to Fortune 500 and Global 2000 companies. The transaction strengthens the KPMG network's security transformation capabilities in...

2014-09-30 08:42:23

Use of Tablets and Mobile Apps Prepare Tech-Savvy Millennials for Financial Success NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm, and Junior Achievement USA (JA) today introduced a redeveloped digital curriculum and accompanying technology for the JA Finance Park program, focused on increasing the financial literacy of middle and high school students. The digital and paperless curriculum and custom software - made possible by a multi-year...

2014-09-25 12:26:15

Services at tipping point between providing strategic value and staff augmentation ORLANDO, Fla. and BOSTON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately seven out of 10 (72%) major enterprises plan to increase their outsourcing services investments, and 61% are increasing their reliance on global shared services over the next two years, according to a new study conducted by KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, and HfS Research, a leading analyst on global business operations...

2014-09-25 12:25:30

First-of-its-kind comprehensive study finds broad availability of top films and TV programs on legal streaming and download services in the U.S. NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As of December 2013, 94 percent of the most popular and critically acclaimed films were legally available in the U.S. through online video-on-demand (VOD) services, according to KPMG's Film and TV Title Availability in the Digital Age study. The report also finds that 85 percent of the most popular and...

2014-09-24 12:32:58

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. and NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory services firm, and Nuix, a technology company that enables people to make fact-based decisions from unstructured data, today announced a new alliance to assist clients with the management and handling of large volumes of unstructured data for digital investigations, cybersecurity, eDiscovery, information governance, email migration, and privacy. This strategic relationship...

2014-09-24 12:25:34

NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm, announced today that its 24th Annual Accounting and Financial Reporting Symposium will deliver critical insights for corporate financial executives on financial and management issues impacting the marketplace. The popular CPE-eligible program will occur Dec. 4-5 at The Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas. Breakout sessions this year will include analysis of the new revenue recognition standard, current...

2014-09-17 12:24:28

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fifth Annual New York Law Journal 2014 Reader Rankings found KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, the top service provider in five categories for its suite of litigation consulting services, predictive coding solution and forensic and business accounting services. KPMG was also ranked among the top three in four additional categories for its e-discovery technology, online review platform, corporate investigations services and...

2014-09-11 12:26:41

3-D printing, Internet of Things, and biotech/healthcare IT leap to lead portfolio of emerging technologies rising on Cloud and Mobile's long tail of disruption SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three-D printing, Internet of Things (IoT), and biotech/ healthcare IT jumped into the top five of disruptive technologies over the next three years, according to the 2014 KPMG Global Technology Innovation survey. The trio is among an incremental number of technologies...

2014-09-04 12:25:59

Expanding globally tops executive agendas; Continued interest in BRIC countries and beyond NEW YORK, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ninety percent of U.S. business executives involved with business development and corporate strategy have seen revenues from high growth and emerging markets (HGEM) increase and expect them to continue increasing in the coming months, according to a recent survey by KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm. This number is up 13 percentage points...

2014-09-03 08:42:19

Customer retention on top of executives' minds; Linking all retail channels is key, but poses some risks and challenges NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to better respond to an increasingly online and mobile customer, 70 percent of retail executives said their organizations have adopted an omnichannel strategy to link the consumer's in-store experience with the company's website, mobile device application and social media platforms. This strategy, according to...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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