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Accounting News Roundup | 05.05.15

While our editor is away this week, please use Open Items to post questions or stories that warrant discussion. Have a happy and safe Cinco de Mayo! 

New CEO at Deloitte & Touche has always been a fan of numbers [WaPo]

Grant Thornton partners vote to boldly become shared enterprise firm [Accountancy Age]

Are the Big 4 accounting firms or technology giants? [AFR]

Apollo-Backed Athene CFO Leaves Amid Accounting Lapses [Bloomberg]

Accounting Firm Wealth Management Practices Often Severely Underperform [Forbes]

Fewer Returns for Large Tax Prep Chains [AT]

"In The Shower Eating Cherries" and More Tales of Nightmare IT Calls [Gizmodo]

City employee fired after watching porn on the job for 39 hours over two weeks [Baltimore Sun]