Headlines for Financial/Acquisition
NHL Partners with SAP on Advanced Data Package
The NHL took a giant leap into the world of hockey analytics with the introduction of a new online presentation featuring 45 new "fancy stats."
SiriusXM Canada and Jaguar Land Rover Canada ULC enter new long-term agreement
Pre-paid subscriptions to SiriusXM Canada included with all new Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles  
Apple ordered to pay $533M over iTunes-related patent infringement
Apple Inc has been ordered to pay $532.9 million US after a federal jury in Texas found that its iTunes software infringed three patents owned by patent licensing firm Smartflash LLC.
Samsung Buys Apple Pay Rival LoopPay
Late last year, rumors began swirling that Samsung Electronics was eyeing its own smartphone-based payment technology to compete with Apple Pay.
IBM and CSC Expand Partnership to Help Growing Ecosystem Develop and Modernize Applications to the IBM Cloud
Connecting CSC’s Clients and Community of Developers and Architects on Bluemix, IBM’s Digital Innovation Platform
Absolute Software Names Former McAfee CTO Christopher Bolin as Chief Product Officer

Canadian Office Products Association Partners with VAR Office Suite to Bring Huge Savings to Canadian VARs and MSPs
During its history, COPA has reengineered itself to reflect the ever-changing needs of its members as well as the office products industry itself.
France says Cisco to invest 100 million euros in French startups

Apple is first US company worth more than $700 million at close of stock market trading

Apple Rakes in 93% of Mobile Phone Profits
The September release of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus helped Apple dominate the mobile phone market in Q4 2014, achieving a 93 percent share of the market's value, according to the latest report from the research firm Canaccord Genuity.
Canon Announces Public Cash Offer to the Shareholders of Axis

Seagate to invest $470 mln in Thailand over next 5 years

Quartet Service Inc. acquires IT provider En Vogue Computers for greater Office 365 expertise

Lenovo Q3 2014-2015 results exceed consensus estimates with strong core business and fast traction in new investments

Accelerating into Smart Gateways and Intelligent Access Networks
Lantiq would enable Intel to extend its existing home gateway business into the telecom residential gateway and access network markets, where Lantiq is a leading provider.
A Single DDoS Attack Can Cost A Company More Than $400,000
According to the results of a study conducted by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International, a DDoS attack on a company’s online resources might cause considerable losses – with average figures ranging from $52,000 to $444,000 depending on the size of the company.
CIBC Ranked Top Canadian Bank for Online Banking Functionality

Lenovo Simplifies IT Infrastructure Deployments With EMC VSPEX
Streamlined Architecture Provides Enhanced Private Cloud and VDI solutions
EBay to cut jobs, sell enterprise unit ahead of PayPal split

IBM Reports 2014 Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Results