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  • Blackstone has agreed to acquire insurance broker Aon's employee benefits outsourcing business for around $4.8 billion.

  • Feb 10- Insurance broker Aon PLC said on Friday it agreed to sell its benefits administration and HR BPO platform to private equity firm Blackstone Group LP for $4.3 billion in cash. The repurchase program has been increased by $5 billion, bringing the total amount currently authorized for repurchases to about $7.7 billion as of Feb. 10, Aon added.

  • Feb 10- Insurance broker Aon PLC said on Friday it agreed to sell its benefits administration and HR BPO platform to private equity firm Blackstone Group LP for $4.3 billion in cash. The repurchase program has been increased by $5 billion, bringing the total amount currently authorized for repurchases to about $7.7 billion as of Feb. 10, Aon added.

  • Feb 10- Insurance broker Aon PLC said on Friday it agreed to sell its benefits administration and HR BPO platform to Blackstone Group LP for $4.3 billion in cash. Aon said it expected the deal to improve its return on invested capital and add to adjusted earnings per share in 2018.. The repurchase program has been increased by $5 billion, bringing the total amount...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 9- Private equity firm Blackstone Group LP has agreed to acquire insurance broker Aon Plc's employee benefits outsourcing business for around $4.8 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. Blackstone prevailed over buyout firm Clayton Dubilier& Rice LLC in an auction for the benefits administration and human resources...

  • Data mining for competitive advantages

    Lars Björk, CEO of Qlik, talks about how the company translates data into insights, including in the healthcare space.

  • Darwin Deason had sued Xerox earlier this month in a U.S. District Court in Dallas over the company's plan to divide its legacy copier and printer business from its business process outsourcing unit, which would become a new company called Conduent Inc.. The Conduent business includes the operations of Dallas- based Affiliated Computer Services Inc, the...

  • An employee looks at financial data on computer screens, in front of a view of The Shard building, on the trading floor at Bats Europe, the European arm of Bats Global Markets Inc., in London, U.K.

    Leaving the EU could impede the U.K.'s free movement of data to and from the continent, negatively impacting businesses.

  • Twitter data showdown

    CNBC's Eamon Javers looks into Twitter reportedly blocking data and analytics firm Dataminr from selling data to the U.S. intelligence community for surveillance purposes.

  • This firm has a unique solution to manufacturing issues

    Willson Deng, CEO and co-founder at Arcstone Inc, explains how the data analytics platform helps improve visibility in manufacturing by collecting real time data.

  • EMC asks for Go Shop provision in merger with Dell

    EMC, the data storage company that is preparing to unveil an agreement to be acquired by personal computer maker Dell as early as Monday, is also planning to seek out other suitors, according to Reuters.

  • RackSpace Hosting

    With several major companies upping their bets on cloud computing, there's still a chance for underdogs to gain traction.

  • Xerox

    Xerox reported a slightly better-than-expected quarterly profit as expenses declined 4 percent.

  • Data Centre Trends

    Michael Foust, CEO at Digital Realty, speaks about the cost effectiveness of data centers and current trends in the industry along with business model, growth prospects and the company's acquisition plans.

  • Bulls Stack Up at Barnes & Noble

    Retailers of all sizes employ the same type of credit card terminals as large retailers such as Barnes & Noble. So, what can retailers do to minimize this sort of attack?

  • Baxter Robot

    That may sound strange, but in a world where robots are becoming more common on assembly lines, in manufacturing plants and shipping centers, Baxter takes robotics to a new level.

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    Industries across the board are embracing the idea of collecting and analyzing data to predict future outcomes as a way to enhance product quality and gain a competitive edge.

  • Better Your Business - A CNBC Special Report

    The digital revolution has gone far beyond the Internet, smart phone and GPS device in your vehicle. And though these devices have made life and work faster and easier, that may not be all for the good.

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    As the cost of processing power and computer memory plummets while performance improves, society is able to do new things with all that information that it couldn't do before. Call it the age of big data.

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    Jim Cramer’s researcher, Nicole Urken, notes that the improved labor reports will continue to drive the derivative jobs plays.