2017 Pittsburgh Penguins Nhl Champions Cufflinks - On Sale

Celebrate the Pittsburgh Penguins' 2017 Stanley Cup victory with the officially licensed 2017 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Champions Cufflinks! The win secured Pittsburgh's second straight championship, taking the series 4-2 to become the first team to win back-to-back titles since 1998. Approximately 3/4" diameter, Silver tone plated base metal and enamel, Bullet back closure, Officially licensed by the NHL, Presented in Official NHL gift packaging,

The Justice Department sued AT&T in November, asking a court to stop its purchase of Time Warner, saying the deal would lead to higher prices for consumers. The merger, announced in October 2016, was also opposed by President Donald Trump. But U.S. District Judge Richard Leon said last month it was legal and allowed it to move forward. The merger closed on June 14. After the ruling, the Justice Department did not attempt to prevent the companies from closing the merger in June after AT&T said in a letter that it would manage Time Warner’s Turner cable television networks as part of a separate business unit until either February 2019 or the conclusion of the government’s appeal.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top U.S, regulatory panel on Wednesday said it had preliminarily approved Zions Bancorp’s petition to shed Federal Reserve oversight on the basis it is not systemically important to the U.S, financial system, in a further sign of regulatory easing, Utah-based Zions (ZION.O) should benefit from major regulatory relief as a result of the decision by the Treasury’s Financial Stability Oversight 2017 pittsburgh penguins nhl champions cufflinks Council (FSOC), which oversees companies it deems systemically risky..

Zions simplified its corporate structure and eliminated its bank holding company parent in order to qualify for a provision under the rules that allows non-bank financial firms to petition their systemically risky FSOC designation. Such companies are subjected to stricter Federal Reserve oversight, including more stringent capital rules. “The Council conducted a careful analysis of Zions’ business and found that there is not a significant risk that Zions could pose a threat to U.S. financial stability,” said Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.

The systemically important financial institution (SIFI) designation is given by FSOC to companies whose failure can pose a threat to the global financial system, Banks with over $50 billion in assets are automatically considered SIFIs, and Zions represents the smallest institution in that club with assets of roughly $65 billion, The FSOC has already removed SIFI designations from two non-banks - American International Group and General Electric’s finance 2017 pittsburgh penguins nhl champions cufflinks arm, GE Capital, Prudential is also contesting its designation..

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - In the elevator industry, breakdowns are bad for business. So when Thyssenkrupp North America needed help predicting when to service its lifts, it turned to Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O), a partnership that illustrates how Microsoft’s chief executive, Satya Nadella, has leveraged the cloud to grow its own business. A 2014 meeting between the leadership of the North American operations of Germany’s Thyssenkrupp AG (TKAG.DE) and newly installed Microsoft CEO Nadella led to MAX, a predictive maintenance service built on Azure, Microsoft’s cloud-computing platform, which has since been used to connect the elevators of 41,000 Thyssenkrupp customers to the cloud.

Before that 2017 pittsburgh penguins nhl champions cufflinks meeting, the company’s relationship with Microsoft consisted largely of renewing its license for Windows software, Since then, Thyssenkrupp North America’s spending with Microsoft has more than doubled, CEO Patrick Bass told Reuters, “Our IT spend as a whole total is going down, and yet our capabilities and our total spend with Microsoft have substantially increased.”, Leveraging the cloud to enlarge its relationship with customers like Thyssenkrupp has been a key to Nadella’s strategy, and it has paid off: Microsoft shares are up 180 percent since Nadella took over, and its market cap edged above $800 billion for the first time earlier this month..

When it reports earnings on Thursday, the tech giant is once again expected to post banner results, fueled by its fast-growing Office 365 productivity suite subscription service and the Azure cloud computing business. Its work with Thyssenkrupp illustrates the success Microsoft has had in moving from its traditional licensing model to an emphasis on partnerships and subscription-based cloud-computing products and services. Bass said Thyssenkrupp has flagged 26 digitization projects, and today every single one “has some touch point into the tech platforms of Microsoft.”.

Thyssenkrupp has “gone from being a producer of things and a servicer of things to selling things as a service,” said Sam George, Microsoft director of Azure IoT engineering, “They’ve gone through quite a transformation.”, George said he has accompanied Nadella on several customer visits, 2017 pittsburgh penguins nhl champions cufflinks Microsoft has entered similar partnerships with companies including Kroger Co (KR.N), Starbucks Corp (SBUX.O) , Chevron Corp (CVX.N) and Adobe Systems Inc (ADBE.O), The company said 75 percent of Fortune 500 companies have at least three Microsoft cloud enterprise services, up from 70 percent having at least two in 2015..

Recent Posts