Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) reported that it has been hired to provide the online video platform to the over-the-top (OTT) and live TV subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service, currently being developed by Bonnier Broadcasting, a business area within the Bonnier Group. The multi-year deal will see Ericsson provide a number of managed services including content management and preparation, digital rights management, subscriber management and billing and advertising insertion for multiple devices and platforms. On the other consideration, Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) begun last trade with a price of $12.87 and throughout the trading session climbed at $13.04. The day-trade ended with a gain of 0.70% to close at $12.95.
A new survey by Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) found that most U.S. doctors are more proficient using electronic medical records (EMR) than they were two years ago, but fewer believe that EMR has improved treatment decisions, reduced medical errors or improved health outcomes. The U.S. findings, part of a six-country survey of more than 2,600 physicians, including roughly 600 in the United States, found that healthcare IT use among doctors has averaged double-digit growth, since Accenture conducted a similar survey in 2012. Shares of Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) opened with 661.93 million outstanding and finally closed at $93.49 by scoring -1.27%. In the whole session, it traded on volume of 2.43 Million shares, which turned higher than its average volume.
The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) connects working at Kroger in the Louisville division contain ratified a new labor contract with UFCW Local 227. The contract covers nearly 14,000 associates working in 89 stores in the Louisville and Southern Indiana areas. The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) stock closed at 76.33 by a decrease of -0.96%. The total market capitalization remained 37.49 Billion, total volume of 2.64 Million shares held in the session was surprisingly higher than its average volume of 4179.00 shares.