Buy Cheap Tech Stock Yext as a Bet on Information Overload?

Yext YEXT provides a relatively simple, yet vital service at a time when nearly all information is available digitally. The tech company helps its clients ensure that their digital footprints provide accurate factual information about their businesses or organization.

Yext stock has climbed roughly 100% since early April and even though it trades for under $20 a share, it still rests well below its 2018 highs. Yext shares have also jumped during the last several sessions heading into its third quarter earnings release that’s due out after the market closes on Thursday, December 3.

Staying on Brand & Message

Yext aims to help businesses provide people with “dynamic answers and clear calls-to-action wherever they search.” The firm, which went public in 2017, also aims to reduce “data discrepancies, manual work, and support costs across your teams and internal systems.”

The ability to consistently provide the most up-to-date and accurate information

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ICON Information Consultants Acquires Vendorpass From Adecco Group North America

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Effective November 2, 2020, ICON Information Consultants, LP, a workforce management company based in Houston, Texas (“ICON”), acquired Vendorpass, Inc. (“Vendorpass”). The acquisition will grow ICON and its subsidiaries’ total contingent labor spend under management approximately 60% and place it as one of the largest providers of employer of record and independent contractor compliance services for enterprise companies in the United States.

Pamela O’Rourke, Founder & Chief Executive Officer for ICON Information Consultants, stated: “This acquisition gives us the opportunity to deliver our core services at greater scale. Vendorpass has built a strong brand and will continue to operate under its name. It has a wide client base that will benefit from the combined infrastructure of the two entities.”

Vendorpass, which has been in business since 2007, has been a stalwart provider of employer of record and independent contractor compliance services to enterprise companies. “We believe with

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Granite Provides Business Update and Third Quarter 2020 Preliminary Select Financial Information

Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE: GVA) today provided a business update and third quarter 2020 preliminary select financial information.

“I am pleased today to discuss some highlights of Granite’s recent performance, but first, I want to thank the Board of Directors for their confidence in my ability to lead Granite through the near-term challenges we are facing as we work to implement our long-term strategic vision,” said Kyle T. Larkin, President at Granite. “While we can all acknowledge that 2020 has been a difficult year on many fronts, our people will lead the Company through these tough times. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and California wildfires, our work levels remain steady with minimal project impact, and our business continues to adapt. As of September 30, 2020, total company committed and awarded projects (CAP) (1) stood at $4.2 billion, and Granite’s liquidity has improved over the course of the year. We

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Global Time-Sensitive Networking Market- Post Pandemic Business Strategies and Action Plan | Increase in Number of Smart Connected Devices to Boost Growth in the Information Technology Industry | Technavio

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The global time-sensitive networking market size is expected to grow by USD 443.42 million during 2020-2024, expanding at a CAGR of over 39%. The report also provides the market impact and new opportunities created due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We expect the impact to be significant in the first quarter but gradually lessen in subsequent quarters – with a limited impact on the full-year economic growth.

The report offers a detailed analysis of the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the market in optimistic, probable, and pessimistic forecast scenarios. – Request a Free Sample Report on Pandemic Recovery Analysis

Time-Sensitive Networking Market: Increase in Number of Smart Connected Devices

Time-sensitive networking market is driven by the increase in the number of smart connected devices. The number of smart connected devices worldwide is increasing at a fast pace. This has resulted in increased access to online content on tablets,

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Shred-it 10th Anniversary Data Protection Report Finds Decline in Information Security Training and Policies May Negatively Impact U.S. Businesses

Shred-it’s 2020 Data Protection Report reveals the emphasis on employee security training and policies has declined, despite continuous data breaches

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., Oct. 26, 2020 /CNW/ – Shred-it, a leading information security service provided by Stericycle Inc. (Nasdaq: SRCL), announced today the release of its 10thAnniversary Edition Data Protection Report (formerly known as “The Security Tracker: State of the Industry Report”), which outlines data security risks threatening U.S. enterprises and small businesses. The findings are based on a survey conducted by Ipsos, shedding light on trends in data protection practices and the risks American businesses, organizations, and consumers face related to keeping their data secure.

According to the report, nearly half (43%; up 21% from 2017) of C-suite executives (C-suites) and 12% (up 7% from 2017) of small business owners (SBOs) have experienced a data breach. While companies are getting better at protecting their customers’ personal and

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Tibco To Acquire Business Analytics Pioneer Information Builders

Tibco Software, already a significant player in the business analytics and data management software arena, is acquiring Information Builders Inc., a pioneer and long-time player in the business analytics market, the companies announced Thursday.

The companies did not disclose the financial details of the acquisition deal. Tibco, which has made a series of acquisitions in recent years, said the IBI acquisition is the largest in its history. Both companies are privately held.

The acquisition follows reports in August that IBI had begun looking for a buyer with Goldman Sachs Private Capital, which acquired a minority stake in IBI in 2017, leading the process.

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“Data-driven insight is more critical than ever. With the acquisition of IBI, we gain access to a broader set of analytics and technology, greatly enhancing our ability to help the world’s leading organizations solve their most complex data problems,” said Dan

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