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After the end of long-running, Law and Order SVU (Special Victims Unit), the next series planned in the crime story franchise is Law and Order SUV, in which detectives pursue drivers who do not know how to operate their vehicles and think they can handle three feet of snow. ... I didn't get the date, but there's a National Send a Nude day. I would like to participate, but think they'd fit in the Fedex package.
NetSuite unleashed a flood of announcements at this week's SuiteWorld conference in San Jose, Calif. Among the most notable was the introduction of SuiteBilling. The press release announcing the application said, "It is the industry's first and only comprehensive cloud solution that synchronizes complex processes from order to billing to revenue recognition, all within one system." [More about SuiteBilling in an article on Rev Rec].
With software sales off by 37.8 percent for the first quarter ended March 31, service income provided the kick to lift results for SilverSun Technologies, parent to Livingston, N.J.-based SWK Technologies. Software sales dropped to $860,442 in the most recently ended quarter, down from $1.38 million a year earlier. However, services revenue jumped to $6.9 million, up 35.8 percent from $5.1 million in last year's corresponding quarter.
Blackbaud is building a new headquarters that it says will accommodate more than 300 new workers over the next five years. The Charleston, S.C.-based nonprofit software company says the new facility will be constructed on Daniel Island in Berkeley County, S.C. CEO Mike Gianoni noted his organization has operated in South Carolina for 30 years and termed the new project a "generational investment."