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MEC: Call Web Service in a cleaner way

Background In the MEC mapper, calling a web service is a general scenario. There are few ways to do it. One method is build the SOAP request Payload in a string and submit via POST method. (as below code snippet) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9101112131415161718 obj = new;ja

Substantiation of Deductions to Foreign Contractors

In general, no Form 1099 is required for payments to foreign contractors for services performed outside the U.S. Sometimes taxpayers get concerned about how to substantiate the deduction if no Form 1099 needs to be issued to the foreign contractor. Show More Summary

Could National Service Bridge Our Partisan Divides?

Stanley A. McChrystal, the former U.S. general, just wrote a piece for us calling for “a service…

Microsoft announces general availability of Azure Premium Messaging

Microsoft Azure Service Bus team yesterday announced the general availability of Premium Messaging. Azure Service Bus is a messaging infrastructure that sits between applications allowing them to exchange messages for improved scale and resiliency. Show More Summary

Afternoon Coffee: IBM Introduces Blockchain Service for Supply Chains, Industrial Production Rises in June

Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News IBM introduced a new platform allowing companies to test blockchain technology in their supply chains. Users of the new service would test blockchains through IBM’s LinuxOne system. And, U.S. Show More Summary

EU Sends More Anti-Trust Objections to Google - Competition Commissioner

EU Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager said that the Europeam Commission strengthened case that Google has unduly favored its own comparison shopping service in general search result pages.

?EU widens Google antitrust probe

Official: Preliminary probe revealed company "unduly favored its own comparison shopping service in its general search result pages"

How the GSA is taking Uncle Sam digital

The General Services Administration (GSA) is known as “Uncle Sam’s Landlord,” presiding over 300 million square feet of government property. But they are less known as a leader in introducing new technology into government. To find out more, we sat down with Denise Turner Roth, the GSA Administrator, and Hillary Hartley, the executive director of... Show More Summary

Microsoft targeting the general availability of Azure Stack starting mid-2017

Back in January, Microsoft announced its first Technical Preview of Microsoft Azure Stack to helps organizations deliver Azure services from their own datacenter. Azure and Azure Stack have a standardized architecture, including the same portal, a unified application model, and common DevOps tools. Show More Summary

Nassau County jail health provider sued by state attorney general for improper care

State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman charged today that Miami-based Armor Correctional Health Services has failed to provide proper medical services at Nassau County Correctional Facility, where... To view the full story, click the title link.

Microsoft announces general availability of Azure SQL Data Warehouse

Microsoft today announced the general availability of the Azure SQL Data Warehouse, an elastic data warehouse as a service with enterprise-class features. It is a fully managed DW as a Service that you can provision in minutes and scale up to 60 times larger in seconds. With Azure SQL Data Warehouse, storage and compute scale […]

Texas crackdown on raw milk couriers stirs controversy

State Rep. Dan Flynn has asked Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton if an apparent crackdown on raw milk couriers by the Texas Department of State Health Services and city health departments is legal. Rep. Flynn, R-Van, has for the past decade been one of raw milk’s biggest advocates in the Texas Legislature. Raw milk may be... Continue Reading

Safety PSAs Which Were Clearly Made By Lunatics

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Public service announcements are usually created by advertising agencies full of people who know how to sell products and brand companies but generally know very little about education. (YouTube Link) These ad agencies know how to beat...Show More Summary

Make way for more bots: Ex-Evernote CEO Phil Libin leads seed rounds for and Growbot

Earlier this year, Phil Libin, the former CEO of Evernote who is now a venture capitalist at General Catalyst, laid out plans to fund and support (and maybe even build?) his own startups in the burgeoning world of bots — services that...Show More Summary

Russia’s only aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov Steams to Syria

Twenty-six years after Russia’s only aircraft carrier entered service, she is reportedly heading into combat for the very first time—in Syria. “The general staff has prepared a plan for involvement of the deck aircraft in delivering strikes on terrorist groups in the Syrian Arab Republic,” an unnamed “diplomatic source” told the state-owned news agency TASS. […]

HourlyNerd Closes $22M Series C Round, Moving Beyond the Marketplace Platform Model

Categories: Professional Services, Services and Indirect Spend, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor Management, Technology Tags: General News, L1 HourlyNerd, founded at Harvard Business School...Show More Summary

Afternoon Coffee: ISM Reports US Services Sector Expanded in June

Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News The U.S. services sector expanded in June at a faster rate, according to the Institute for Supply Management's Non-Manufacturing Business Activity Index, which reached 59.5%, up 4.4% from May. Show More Summary

Senate confirms generals for top Air Force, Africa commands

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed two senior generals to lead the Air Force and the command responsible for military operations in Africa. Waldhauser is a Marine Corps general who told the Senate Armed Services Committee recently he is not aware the U.S. has an "overall grand strategy" for Libya.

More Business Travelers Turn to Uber, Lyft Than Ever Before

Categories: Industry News, Technology, Travel Tags: General News, L2 Ride sharing services like Uber and Lyft continue to gain popularity among corporate business travelers, according to recent research. The latest SpendSmart reportShow More Summary

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