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A Michelin star was accidentally awarded to a burger joint, "Le Bouche a Oreille" in Bourges, France. Diners who were attracted by the designation were somewhat suspicious of some dishes...

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Jon Roskill, AcumaticaAcumatica has introduced two industry editions of its cloud-based financial suite. The latest is the Acumatica Commerce edition, which integrates with Magento via the Kensium Connector. Ray Rebello, the company's director of product marketing, described the new edition as addressing a large market.

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Created on Friday, 10 February 2017 10:22
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Karen Willem, SugarCRMSugarCRM has named Karen Willem as CFO. She fills the position held by Steve Valenzuela from January 2015 through November 201. Willem was CFO of Lilee Systems from October 2015 through January. Before that she was CFO of iPass from June 2013 through June 2015. Besides being responsible for SugarCRM's financial operations, Willem will direct other general and administrative functions.

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Created on Friday, 10 February 2017 04:16
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MicrosoftAt the end of January, this newsletter tiptoed around the math that suggests the annual revenue for Microsoft's Dynamics operations. But after running the basic algebraic formula through advisors (i.e., my daughter the math major), it appears Dynamics revenue annualizes to about $1.1 billion to $1.2 billion.

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Created on Friday, 10 February 2017 01:52
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Brian Daniell, DeltekThe Deltek Learning Zone has been launched as a one-stop shop for Deltek learning tools. Introduced by Deltek University, the online information provided is designed to get clients up and running more quickly on the software from the Reston, Va.-based project software company.

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Created on Friday, 10 February 2017 00:30
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DynamicsProThe Association of Dynamics Professionals (DynamicsPro) is offering preparation sessions for Dynamics certification exams. The association is holding Exam Cram webinars that feature Dynamics experts who discuss how they passed the tests.

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