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> DailyFinance asks whether clinical trials software provider Medidata Solutions ($MDSO) has what it takes to beat analysts' estimates in its earnings. News

> NGDATA has certified its Lily software on Cloudera's Distribution Including Apache Hadoop Version 4 (CDH4), providing a Big Data enterprise software that could be of interest to companies in pharma and other industries. Release

> PharmaTimes asks stakeholders what it takes to sell managers on digital initiatives. Item

> Genpact ($G), a global IT outsourcing provider, was named a leader in IDC's report on pharma social media analytics. Item

And Finally… IBM ($IBM) offers evidence of how carbon nanotubes can boost chip performance for years to come. Blog