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  • 8/2/16 8:30 am EDT
    2016 July Paychex IHS Small Business Jobs Index
    • Small business job growth declines slightly, down 0.12 percent from the previous month    
    • South Atlantic leads regions; East Coast experiences strong year-over-year growth
    • Washington remains top-ranked state, despite growth rate decline in July
    • Seattle tops all metros, followed by Atlanta
    • Other Services (except Public Administration) continues to lead industry sectors 
    Following a 2016 high point in June, the Paychex | IHS Small Business Jobs Index moderated in July, down 0.12 percent from the previous month. At 100.68, the growth rate of the national index is consistent with the 2016 average and 0.04 percent higher than it was in July 2015. During the past 12 months, small business employment in the regions on the East Coast strengthened. Up 0.52 percent for the past three months, South Atlantic remained in the top spot among regions and is up 0.80 percentmore...
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  • 8/1/16 9:09 am EDT
    LONDON (August 1, 2016) – IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today released excerpts from its new Cloud IT Infrastructure Service Provider Scorecard, which profiles and analyzes the top seven revenue producers for cloud IT infrastructure services: Amazon (AWS), CenturyLink, Equinix, Google, IBM, Microsoft (Azure) and Rackspace.The Scorecard evaluates the leading off-premises cloud IT infrastructure service providers on criteria usingmore...
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  • 7/28/16 8:08 am EDT
    LONDON (July 28, 2016) – As the global market continues to move towards more advanced technologies, electricity meter manufacturers shipped more than 100 million smart meters globally in 2015, generating more than $4 billion in hardware revenue. The market is estimated to have grown by 4 percent over 2014, and is forecast to reach almost $7 billion annually by 2021, according to IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions.“A number of factors camemore...
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  • 7/28/16 8:08 am EDT

    Global grid-connected energy storage capacity will surge to 21 GWh by 2025

    LONDON (July 28, 2016) – The global energy storage market is expected to double, from 1.4 gigawatt hour (GWh) added in 2015 to 2.9 GWh this year, offering unique growth prospects for many energy companies as global energy markets continue to cool. Global grid-connected energy storage capacity will surge to 21 GWh by 2025, according to IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. Over the next decade, Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries will become themore...
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  • 7/27/16 10:00 am EDT
    2016 July IHS PEG ECCI

    Index slightly below neutral mark in July, led higher by the materials/equipment price index

    Construction costs almost hit the neutral mark in July, according to according to IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) and the procurement Executives Group (PEG). The headline current IHS PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index registered 49.8 this month, up from 48.1 in June. The headline index has been consistently below the neutral mark for past the 19 months. An uplift in materials and equipment prices was not enough to shift the pricing environment higher, due to lower escalation in labor costs.more...
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  • 7/26/16 4:05 pm EDT
    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced the final results of its previously announced offer to exchange (the “Exchange Offer”) and consent solicitation (the “Consent Solicitation”) with respect to any and all of the outstanding $750.0 million aggregate principal amount of 5.000% Senior Notes due 2022 (the “Existing IHS Notes”) issued by IHS Inc. (“IHS”) held by Eligible Holdersmore...
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  • 7/26/16 8:19 am EDT
    Average viewing time per-person per-day in the Big Five

    Italy watched over four hours of TV per-person per-day in 2015; UK leads the way for online video viewing

    LONDON (26 July 2016) – IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced findings from its study on TV viewing times across the UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain. The report examined changes in television viewing behaviour across broadcast and digital platforms.Key points: Italy watches more TV than any other country in Western Europe (more than four hours per-person per-day in 2015);Non-linear pickup has been swift in the UK but amore...
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  • 7/25/16 10:05 am EDT

    Global survey identifies preferences among new vehicle intenders

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--According to IHS Automotive forecasts, 55 percent of annual global new vehicle sales in 2020 will be vehicles that are connected – and at that time, nearly half of the global fleet of vehicles in operation will be connected(1). Findings from a new IHS Automotive global consumer survey, Connected Cars, indicate that new advanced technologies and increased connectivity are driving consumer preferences as they consider new vehicles. Moremore...
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  • 7/25/16 10:04 am EDT

    Innovation Awards to be announced and presented at ShowStoppers events at IFA, MWC, CE Week, NAB Show and CES

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced it will judge and host the IHS Markit Innovation Awards at ShowStoppers, the press and business events that organize news and new products around the world. IHS begins the awards with ShowStoppers at IFA, the official press event at the global tradeshow beginning September 1, 2016 in Berlin. The awards will continue withmore...
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  • 7/25/16 8:08 am EDT

    Apple considering OLED displays in upcoming versions of iPhone

    LONDON (July 25, 2015) – Although liquid-crystal display (LCD) has dominated mobile phone displays for more than 15 years, organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display technology is set to become the leading smartphone display technology in 2020, according to IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. AMOLED displays with a low-temperature polysilicon (LTPS) backplane will account for more than one-third (36 percent) of all smartphone displaysmore...
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