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  • Orange County, Ca. Jan 27- Welcome to the utility industry's future- or at least that's what Southern California Edison is hoping. Here in a non-descript, 53,500- square-foot building, the $12 billion utility's research team is testing everything from charging electronic vehicles via cell phone to devices that smooth out the power created by rooftop solar...

  • Orange County, Ca. Jan 27- Welcome to the utility industry's future- or at least that's what Southern California Edison is hoping. Here in a non-descript, 53,500- square-foot building, the $12 billion utility's research team is testing everything from charging electronic vehicles via cell phone to devices that smooth out the power created by rooftop solar...

  • The company is working with banks including Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan and Credit Suisse on the offering, which could come later this year, those people said this week. Representatives for Apigee, JPMorgan, Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse declined to comment. Some of the customers it lists on its website include Walgreens, eBay Inc, Shell, Live Nation...

  • Dec 30- Inovalon Holdings Inc, an analytics and data-based technology service provider to the healthcare sector, filed with U.S. regulators on Tuesday to raise up to $500 million in an initial public offering of Class A common stock. Goldman, Sachs& Co, Morgan Stanley& Co LLC and Citigroup Global Markets Inc are the lead underwriters of the IPO, the company told the...

  • *Delivery delays in UK after "Black Friday" surge. BERLIN/ PARIS, Dec 18- The Christmas rush is exposing the limitations of internet-only retailers as surging orders cause delivery delays, allowing Europe's shops to fight back with "click and collect" services and more in-store theatre. Britain's biggest department store group John Lewis, which was early to...

  • Dec 18- Consulting and outsourcing company Accenture Plc raised its revenue forecast for fiscal 2015 after contract wins helped the company post better-than-expected first-quarter earnings and revenue. Accenture's shares rose 3.5 percent to $88.25 in premarket trading on Thursday. Accenture, which gets about 56 percent of its revenue from outside North...

  • Accenture quarterly revenue rises 7.3 pct Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 7:14 AM ET

    Dec 18- Accenture Plc reported a 7.3 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped mainly by its outsourcing business. The company, which also has a large consulting division, said its net income rose to $882.2 million, or $1.29 per share, in the first quarter ended Nov. 30 from $800.9 million, or $1.15 per share, a year earlier. Net revenue rose to $7.90 billion from $7.36...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 15- Healthcare companies including Aetna Inc, Mercer and Towers Watson& Co have invested hundreds of millions of dollars to build exchanges that allow company employees to buy their own insurance, betting that Corporate America wants to get out of managing workers' health benefits. By last year, blue chip names such as Sears Holding Corp and Walgreen...

  • Ponte worked in Sanofi's Bridgewater, New Jersey, office reviewing contracts for legal compliance, according to the lawsuit. In March 2013, she discovered that nine contracts paying $34 million to accounting firm Deloitte LLP and consulting firm Accenture Plc were actually covers for kickbacks, the lawsuit said. Deloitte and Accenture are not defendants in...

  • Ponte worked in Sanofi's Bridgewater, New Jersey, office reviewing contracts for legal compliance, according to the lawsuit. In March 2013, she discovered that nine contracts paying $34 million to accounting firm Deloitte LLP and consulting firm Accenture Plc were actually covers for kickbacks, the lawsuit said. Deloitte and Accenture are not defendants in...

  • Lawsuit claims 'kickback' scheme at Sanofi Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 3:27 PM ET
    Ousted Sanofi CEO Christopher Viehbacher

    A lawsuit accuses drug maker Sanofi and top executives, including its ousted CEO, of a million-dollar kickback scheme to promote diabetes drug sales.

  • The magic that powers your cybershopping Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 11:42 AM ET

    CNBC.com will analyze the behind the scenes action at your favorite e-retailers and tell you about some of the hidden winners in the Web rush.

  • The big four-- Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury and Morrisons-- still control 73 percent of UK grocery turnover but discounters such as Aldi and Lidl, e-commerce sites like Ocado and higher-end stores like Marks and Spencer and Waitrose are gaining ground. Unilever says it keeps margins with discounters, which account for over a billion euros of turnover, in line with its...

  • Top value investor Bill Nygren buys 4 stocks Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 2:58 PM ET
    Las Vegas Sands Corp, Sands Macao.

    Accenture, Glencore, Las Vegas Sands and Whirlpool are stocks worth a look amid the recent selloff, says Oakmark Fund's Bill Nygren.

  • Hakan Binbasgil Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 6:29 AM ET

    CEO, Akbank

  • Surging dollar may be triple whammy for US earnings Sunday, 5 Oct 2014 | 7:28 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar is driving up the costs of doing business overseas, suppressing the value of non-U.S. sales and, signaling weak international demand.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 5- The suddenly unstoppable U.S. dollar is posing a triple threat to American companies' profits: driving up the costs of doing business overseas, suppressing the value of non-U.S. sales and, perhaps most worryingly, signaling weak international demand. "You will get some companies that have failed to meet expectations based on the weakness we're...

  • Stock rally halts 3-day rout for S&P 500, Nasdaq Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 4:37 PM ET

    Stocks rose on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 rebounding from a five-week low, aftera report on new-home sales.

  • Sept 24- Consulting and outsourcing company Accenture Plc said it expects profitability to improve this fiscal year as it focuses on trimming operating costs.

  • Midday movers: Hasbro, KB Home, Transocean & more Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 11:42 AM ET

    Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers.