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2014-03-04 08:38:24

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US today announced that Jessica Good, a 20-year veteran of the firm, has been appointed as the Assurance leader for PwC's Carolinas market. In her new role, she will lead a practice comprising over 375 PwC professionals throughout North and South Carolina. Good succeeds Crawford Pounds who has been appointed as the Market Managing Partner (MMP) for PwC's Carolinas market. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100917/NY66894LOGO...

2014-03-04 08:29:52

ATLANTA, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US today announced that Ted Turner will be inducted into the Technology Hall of Fame of Georgia at the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) 2014 Georgia Technology Summit on March 26, 2014 at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100917/NY66894LOGO Ted Turner changed the landscape of media and entertainment by combining technology with content. In 1980, he launched the Cable News Network (CNN), whose...

2014-03-03 08:33:07

Further strengthens and expands PwC's Data Protection and Privacy practice at a time of high profile cyber threats and data privacy breaches NEW YORK, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US today announced that it has acquired the assets of Minnesota Privacy Consultants (MPC), including the Company's privacy professionals and network. MPC helps multinational corporations, government agencies, universities and nonprofits find their sensitive data, classify it, control it and...

2014-02-24 08:26:23

Annual Survey of Online Shoppers Reveals Eight Consumer Expectations Reshaping the Next Retail Business Model NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While retailers have historically used the "multichannel" approach to reach consumers, the rapidly growing focus on the consumer and integrated, customer-focused technology has paved way for a "Total Retail" experience, according to a new report by PwC titled, Achieving Total Retail: Consumer Expectations Driving the Next Retail Business Model....

2014-02-20 08:37:28

Abundance of Cash Reserves from Technology Majors and Record Levels of Private Equity Capital Fuel Deal-making in 2014 SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With a strong finish in technology deal activity in 2013, the outlook for 2014 points towards an accelerated pace as technology M&A continues to play a critical role for companies across industries to innovate and drive growth, according to PwC's US Technology Deals Insights 2013 Year in Review and 2014 Outlook report...

2014-02-20 08:33:06

Performance Based on Independent Ranking of Leading Healthcare Providers NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US today announced that it has been named Best in KLAS for Revenue Cycle Transformation by KLAS Research, which specializes in monitoring and reporting the performance of healthcare vendors. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100917/NY66894LOGO) The "2013 Best in KLAS: Software and Services" report is intended to help healthcare providers identify the best...

2014-02-19 08:27:12

Accounting fraud, bribery and corruption on the rise; cybercrime moves to the forefront of U.S. companies' concerns NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than half of U.S. organizations that experienced fraud in the last two years reported an increase in the number of occurrences, according to the Global Economic Crime Survey 2014 released today by PwC US, representing a continuing upward trend in the occurrence and detection of economic crime. Forty-five percent of...

2014-02-18 12:30:10

Venture Capital Dollars Invested in Biotechnology and Medical Device Companies Falls 10% in Fourth Quarter of 2013, Decreases 1% Over 2012 Funding NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Venture capital (VC) funding for the Life Sciences sector, which includes Biotechnology and Medical Devices, declined by 1 percent in dollars invested and 3 percent in number of deals compared to 2012, according to a new PwC US report, "Medtech Slowdown," which includes data from the MoneyTree(TM)...

2014-02-18 08:41:37

FREIBURG, Germany, February 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading European business intelligence (BI) software provider Jedox has posted record sales growth for 2013. Preliminary year-end revenue was EUR8.8 million, which was an increase of 10.1% over 2012 and exceeded the company's own forecast for the year. 2013 also witnessed renewed investment in R&D and staffing at Jedox. Sector analyst Gartner estimates global BI market growth at 6-7% per annum,...

2014-02-13 08:25:01

Mega deals drive increased deal value NEW YORK, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merger and acquisition (M&A) deal volume and value in the global industrial products (IP) industry rose significantly on a sequential basis during the fourth quarter of 2013, according to a series of quarterly M&A reports released today by PwC US. The increase included a notable gain in mega deals (transactions worth more than $1 billion) compared with the third quarter of 2013, which helped drive...


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