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When Horizon Pharma PLC bought Crealta Holdings LLC for US$510 million in January, it took only six weeks to merge Crealta's financial information into the biopharmaceutical company's back-end software.  In the past, that same integration could have taken a year or...

Cisco recently announced it would cut 5,500 jobs as part of its restructuring; Intel, Dell, and other tech firms have cut around 63,000 employees this year alone. While the trimming of a bloated workforce is a good thing, broad, deep cuts...

Cybercrime is quickly becoming a big business. CNN reported that back in 2014, a whopping 47% of US adults had some sort of personal information stolen by hackers. As cloud storage becomes more and more common, large businesses with few security measures...

Artificial intelligence (AI) and cognitive computing provide excellent opportunities for investment firms, consultants and companies looking to acquire or be acquired. A business application with the ability to reason through data and establish the relationships that connect data sets is a...

In recent years major banking institutions have explored this new currency system. As recently as this year The Bank of England announced their initiative to create their own cryptocurrency. They’ve named it RSCoin. This new digital currency shares many characteristics of...
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We’re halfway through 2016 and there have only been two initial public offerings from tech companies this year. That’s right, two – Twilio, an unprofitable cloud communications platform, and Dell’s cyber-security spin-off, SecureWorks, which opened the market at $13.89 after pricing...

Last week, the world watched keenly as the World Economic Forum took place in Davos, Switzerland. A veritable who’s who of the world as a whole, attendees ranged from giants of industry to government officials to globally renowned entertainers. One common...

Law firms are notoriously averse to change and technology, but who is to blame? Is it lawyers themselves, senior management, or the CIO and Legal IT staff?
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Debt makes the business world go round – from lines of credit to bank loans to bonds, companies can accomplish more today by borrowing against tomorrow. It is, however, a double-edged sword; while generally boasting a lower cost of capital from...

Note: This poll has closed. Go here for the results. As a virtual data room provider, Firmex is always interested in helping companies improve their data security measures and eliminate hacks and data breaches. This is why we're interested in learning...