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Salesforce to Buy Analytics Platform Tableau for More Than $15 Billion

Salesforce.com agreed to buy data-analytics platform Tableau Software for more than $15 billion in stock, a deal aimed at expanding the business-software firm’s digital offerings beyond customer-relationship management tools....

Salesforce to Buy Analytics Platform Tableau for More Than $15 Billion

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Salesforce to acquire data analytics platform Tableau in $15.7 billion all-stock deal Salesforce is buying data analytics company Tableau in an all-stock deal worth around $15.7 billion, just days after Google purchased Tableau rival Looker.Read More...
15:34, 2019-06-10

Google just bought the data analytics platform Looker. Now Salesforce is buying Tableau Customer-management software developer Salesforce is buying Tableau Software, which uses self-service analytics to help people work with data.       ...
19:17, 2019-06-10

Salesforce's $15.7 billion Tableau acquisition: Everything you need to know Salesforce's purchase of Tableau is a strategic play to be combine enterprise data on one platform. Here's a look at the strategic rationale, wild cards, and what it means for customers....
20:34, 2019-06-10

Salesforce bets on big data with $15.3 billion Tableau buy Salesforce.com Inc agreed on Monday to buy big data firm Tableau Software Inc for $15.3 billion, adding muscle in its fight with Microsoft Corp for a bigger share of the market that helps businesses target customers with tools to analyze and visualize data....
03:51, 2019-06-11

Salesforce to buy Tableau Software in $15.3 billion deal Salesforce.com said on Monday it would buy big data company Tableau Software for $15.3 billion in an all-stock deal, marking the biggest acquisition in the company’s history. Tableau shareholders will get 1.103 Salesforce shares, valuing the offer at $177.88 per share, which represents a premium of ...
16:51, 2019-06-10

Salesforce to buy big data firm Tableau Software for $15.3 billion Salesforce.com Inc said on Monday it would buy big data company Tableau Software for $15.3 billion in an all-stock deal, marking the biggest acquisition in the company's history....
14:00, 2019-06-10

Making Data Coherent Drives Salesforce’s $15.3 Billion Deal for Tableau Salesforce’s deal to buy the business tools maker Tableau, its largest ever acquisition, was pushed by the need to make business information understandable....
23:51, 2019-06-10

Salesforce stock drops sharply after announcing $15.3 billion Tableau deal, biggest in its history Salesforce finally pulled the trigger on a deal it's been considering for some years, but investors weren't happy. It's expected to impact full-year EPS by $0.37 to $0.39....
17:51, 2019-06-10

Salesforce and Tableau: How they can better serve customers together Salesforce success with Tableau will depend on continued investment in cloud migration, augmented analytics and deeper centralized data-governance and data-modeling capabilities....
06:51, 2019-06-12

Salesforce snaps up Tableau in biggest acquisition yet Salesforce has announced that it will purchase the big data firm Tableau Software for $15.3bn in its biggest acquisition ever as the company aims to offer improved data insights to its customers.Tableau shareholders will get 1.103 Salesforce shares as part of the all-stock deal and the offer values ...
22:17, 2019-06-10

UPDATE 2-Salesforce bets on big data with $15.3 bln Tableau buy Salesforce.com Inc on Monday decided to buy big data firm Tableau Software Inc for $15.3 billion, marking the biggest acquisition in the company's history as it looks to offer more data insights to its clients....
14:51, 2019-06-10

Tableau CEO breaks down how the company will operate within Salesforce "Our engineers can't wait to pop the hood on those and check out what things that we might use on behalf of our customers," CEO Adam Selipsky says....
00:51, 2019-06-12

UPDATE 3-Salesforce bets on big data with $15.3 bln Tableau buy Salesforce.com Inc agreed on Monday to buy big data firm Tableau Software Inc for $15 billion, adding muscle in its fight with Microsoft Corp for a bigger share of the market that helps businesses target customers better....
18:34, 2019-06-10

Salesforce's Marc Benioff defends Tableau deal: They 'didn't want our cash' "Tableau didn't want our cash — they wanted our equity, because they know that the real value here is in the company that we're creating together," Benioff tells Jim Cramer in an interview....
00:51, 2019-06-11

Tech news roundup: Cisco Live, Samsung A-series, and Salesforce acquires Tableau This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a look at the current state of 5G deployment, the severity of fake emails, and Cisco's quest for multi-cloud connectivity....
02:34, 2019-06-13

Salesforce launches Einstein Analytics for Partners Salesforce introduced features to its partner relationship management product aimed at removing friction by "delivering intelligent insights" to partners.Read More...
20:17, 2019-07-17

Salesforce's Einstein Analytics product for financial services and new tools to combat AI bias Salesforce's Allison Witherspoon spoke with TechRepublic about the new industry-specific Einstein Analytics products and the new Trailhead modules designed to help developers tackle bias in AI....
22:17, 2019-06-14

Salesforce talks about its Einstein Analytics product for financial services and new tools to combat AI bias Salesforce's Allison Witherspoon spoke with TechRepublic about the new industry-specific Einstein Analytics products and the new Trailhead modules designed to help developers tackle bias in AI....
00:34, 2019-06-15

Salesforce adds customer data platform to CRM At its annual Salesforce Connections conference, Salesforce unveiled its new Customer Data Platform (CDP) alongside the next generation of Customer 360.The new platform services will allow companies to unify disparate customer data throughout their entire organization and then personalize every enga...
22:51, 2019-06-18

Salesforce to buy Israel's ClickSoftware for $1.35 billion U.S. cloud-based service provider Salesforce said it signed a definitive agreement to acquire Israeli software developer ClickSoftware for $1.35 billion in cash and shares....
10:51, 2019-08-08

What a $20 billion week signals for data and analytics When $20 billion gets spent to acquire two companies in the same market segment within a few days, it's clear that a fundamental market shift is upon us.Read More...
05:17, 2019-06-17

Google to buy analytics software firm Looker for $2.6 billion Alphabet Inc's Google said on Thursday it would buy Looker, a privately held big-data analytics company, for $2.6 billion in cash, in the first major acquisition for new Google Cloud Chief Executive Thomas Kurian....
02:00, 2019-06-07

Google to buy data analytics firm Looker for $2.6 billion Alphabet Inc's Google said on Thursday it would buy Looker, a privately held big-data analytics company, for $2.6 billion in cash, in the first major acquisition for new Google Cloud Chief Executive Thomas Kurian....
16:51, 2019-06-06

Google to acquire big data analytics company Looker for $2.6 billion Google has announced plans to acquire big data analytics platform Looker in a $2.6 billion all-cash transaction, as it looks to gain ground on Amazon.Read More...
18:00, 2019-06-06

WordPress.com parent Automattic raises $300 million from Salesforce at a $3 billion valuation WordPress.com parent Automattic has raised $300 million in funding from Salesforce Ventures, giving it a post-funding valuation of $3 billion.Read More...
19:34, 2019-09-19

Splunk acquires cloud monitoring platform SignalFx for $1.05 billion Splunk today announced an agreement to acquire SignalFx, cloud monitoring platform for infrastructure, microservices, and applications, for $1.05 billion.Read More...
14:51, 2019-08-22

VMware to pay $5 billion for firms offering cloud security, developers platform VMware Inc said on Thursday it bought two providers of cloud security and cloud developer services in separate deals valued at about $5 billion, as it expands offerings for corporate clients....
09:51, 2019-08-23

Bats Europe Reports Record Month for Bats LIS with Over €2 Billion Traded on Platform LONDON – 3 July 2017 – Bats Europe, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today reported June volume and highlights for Bats LIS, its new block trading platform powered by BIDS technology, which saw more than €2.0 billion in notional value traded du...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Cboe Europe Reports Record Month for Cboe LIS with €8 Billion Notional Traded on Block Trading Platform LONDON – 5 November 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today reported that its European block trading platform, Cboe LIS, set a new monthly record in October with average daily notional value (ADNV) traded of €348 million, up 27.7% f...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Tableau's latest release steps up mapping game Release 2019.2 of Tableau represents an overhaul of the company's underlying mapping technology. Location and geospatial data is increasingly being combined with analytics for context and mapping tools to aid predictions....
18:51, 2019-05-22

Tableau is the must-know tool for data pros. Start learning for $25 Knowing how to turn data into visual representations that an audience can understand is a highly sought after skill, a skill you can master with the training in The Mastering Tableau Certification Bundle. You can get the entire package now for just $25, over 90 percent off, from TNW Deals....
06:17, 2019-09-13

Best cloud analytics of 2019 Big data and business intelligence are key words in modern business management, as the profusion of data from a wide array of digital applications allows for the close reporting of everything from systems operations to employee performance.However, while a lot of SaaS platform come with built-in ana...
07:34, 2019-07-02

Analytics for the greater good Positive change and interventions rely on good governance. Injustices can emerge organically and often unpredictably, but it’s when we do nothing that they’re allowed to grow and spread. For years we’ve depended on frontline services and response units to identify, resolve and p...
13:34, 2019-05-22

Get Google Analytics-savvy with this $14 course Used by over 40 percent of web stat-crunchers, Google Analytics is the gold standard — and official GA certification is a true bar of entry acknowledgment that you understand the power of Google Analytics and can mine the knowledge gems found inside.In the Google Analytics Certification: Get Certifi...
03:17, 2019-08-19

SAP data and analytics: in with the new, don't squander the old SAP uses its Enterprise software heritage, buying power and guile to offer a highly-competitive data and analytics platform. Part of SAP's analytics approach is respecting the power of classic technology, even as it continually modernizes its platform....
18:51, 2019-07-22

Become a Google Analytics master for under $20 Google Analytics is the no. 1 way to know definitively how much impact any information you post to the web is making. That makes it one of the most important digital tools around — and now, you can learn how to use all that power with The Ultimate Google Analytics Mastery Bundle. It’s on sale for a ...
19:17, 2019-09-15

Salesforce TrailheaDX: Everything you need to know Salesforce announced a low-code blockchain platform, an AI bias module for Trailhead, and its newly open sourced developer platform at its annual conference....
19:34, 2019-05-29

Salesforce Will Have to Keep Paying Up It is no Twitter, but Salesforce.com’s largest deal to date also represents the furthest the cloud software company has ventured out of its comfort zone....
22:34, 2019-06-10

Drag-and-drop data analytics In the Iron Man movies, Tony Stark uses a holographic computer to project 3-D data into thin air, manipulate them with his hands, and find fixes to his superhero troubles. In the same vein, researchers from MIT and Brown University have now developed a system for interactive data analytics that runs...
21:17, 2019-06-27

Salesforce to buy Israel's ClickSoftware for $1.35 bln U.S. cloud-based service provider Salesforce said it signed a definitive agreement to acquire Israeli software developer ClickSoftware for $1.35 billion in cash and shares....
10:00, 2019-08-08

The top 10 most innovative big data analytics companies in 2019 With data analytics sweeping the enterprise, these are the top vendors organizations should pay attention to this year, according to Analytics Insight Magazine....
00:00, 2019-05-24

Waiting For The Revolution At Soccer Analytics Bootcamp When the 2019 Champions League final between Liverpool and Tottenham kicked off, I wasn’t jammed into a sports bar downing beers with hundreds of other soccer-mad Americans, as I had originally planned to be. Instead, I was dead sober, watching the game in a lecture hall situated on the Columbia Uni...
00:34, 2019-07-11

How sharps are staying on the cutting edge by using analytics There’s been a lot of recent talk in both baseball and sports betting about “analytics.” Unfortunately, it’s a buzzword that doesn’t capture reality. People who are loudly against analytics would be much less vocal if the essence of the word were better expressed. People who endorse it would be less...
22:34, 2019-06-08

Cash in on the rise of Salesforce with this $40 bundle If you work in customer relations, it’s likely only a matter of time before you’re working in a Salesforce-driven environment. Right now, you can learn how to use Salesforce and become a certified practitioner with The Essential Salesforce Certification Bundle. The training is available now at a hug...
17:00, 2019-08-27

Salesforce launches blockchain channel At its fourth annual TrailheaDX developer conference, Salesforce announced its new low-code platform called Salesforce Blockchain that enables organizations to share verified, distributed data sets across a trusted network of partners and third parties.By bringing blockchain to its CRM platform, the...
07:17, 2019-05-31

UPDATE 1-Google to buy data analytics firm Looker for $2.6 bln Alphabet Inc's Google said on Thursday it would buy Looker, a big-data analytics company, for $2.6 billion in cash, in the first major acquisition for new Google Cloud Chief Executive Thomas Kurian....
15:51, 2019-06-06

Mux raises $20 million to simplify video streaming and analytics Video technology and analytics startup Mux has raised $20 million in a funding round led by Evolution Media, with participation from Accel and Y Combinator.Read More...
22:51, 2019-08-14

Google boosts analytics capabilities with Looker deal Google has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the data analytics platform Looker in $2.6bn all-cash transaction.The deal is expected to closer later this year after receiving the necessary regulatory approvals at which time the company will become part of Google Clo...
20:17, 2019-06-07

Still available via Google Analytics: Data slurped from 4 million browsers Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) Six days after Ars revealed an online service selling links to tax returns, prescription refills, and reams of other sensitive information collected from more than four million browsers, the data remains available to existing customers—thanks, in part, to es...
20:34, 2019-07-31

UPDATE 2-Google to buy data analytics firm Looker for $2.6 bln Alphabet Inc's Google said on Thursday it would buy Looker, a privately held big-data analytics company, for $2.6 billion in cash, in the first major acquisition for new Google Cloud Chief Executive Thomas Kurian....
16:34, 2019-06-06

Google to Acquire Data-Analytics Firm Looker Google has made a long-awaited acquisition to bolster its cloud-computing business, a booming industry where it has lagged behind rivals. The tech giant has reached a deal to acquire Looker for $2.6 billion in cash....
19:34, 2019-06-06

UPDATE 4-Google to buy analytics software firm Looker for $2.6 bln Alphabet Inc's Google said on Thursday it would buy Looker, a privately held big-data analytics company, for $2.6 billion in cash, in the first major acquisition for new Google Cloud Chief Executive Thomas Kurian....
01:17, 2019-06-07

Prep to become an in-demand Salesforce whiz with this $29 bundle Salesforce Lightning is how businesses set up and build those highly customizable tools for interacting with customers. Now, you can be a whiz at creating in their environment with The Complete Salesforce Lightning Certification Training Bundle....
16:34, 2019-06-09

Ex-BT chief Patterson to mount comeback at Salesforce Gavin Patterson, the former chief executive of BT Group, will this week stage his corporate comeback by taking a senior job with Salesforce, the $134bn American enterprise software giant....
21:17, 2019-09-04

Salesforce Rolls Out Blockchain Builder for Noncoders Salesforce, joining its cloud-services peers, is getting into the blockchain business. The company said some of its customers are using an early version of a platform that allows them to build blockchain applications without needing much expertise in the technology....
14:00, 2019-05-30

Salesforce improves CRM searches with Einstein Search Providing a strong enterprise search experience is challenging for a variety of reasons, but Salesforce says its new search bar will help users be more productive....
23:00, 2019-09-18

Boost your resume with this $39 Salesforce software training Way back in the year 1999, a small software company called Salesforce started selling a single customer relationship management product. Two decades later, it’s the world’s leading CRM software. From Amazon to Spotify to Adidas, businesses of all shapes and sizes rely on Salesforce to drive customer...
14:51, 2019-09-17

Ex-Virgin Money chief Gadhia to run Salesforce's UK arm Dame Jayne-Anne Gadhia, one of Britain's most prominent businesswomen, is to make a surprising comeback to a frontline executive role by taking over the UK operations of Salesforce, the American cloud software giant....
01:17, 2019-08-06

Cisco acquires Voicea, aims to add transcription, analytics to WebEx Voicea can transcribe, take notes and create action items from meetings and voice and video calls. Cisco is betting that Voicea can give WebEx an edge....
20:34, 2019-08-06

Best deals on data science and analytics online courses for beginners Data has become an increasingly important part of our lives. It drives everything from your Instagram feed and Google Maps to Netflix recommendations and self-driving cars. So, it’s not hard to see why data analysts are so in demand; they practically keep the world spinning. But here’s the thing: de...
17:00, 2019-08-19

Investigators Use New Strategy to Combat Opioid Crisis: Data Analytics When federal investigators got a tip in 2015 that a health center in Houston was distributing millions of doses of opioid painkillers, they tried a new approach: look at the numbers....
21:51, 2019-08-26

USA Swimming relies on ‘secret weapon’ and analytics to get smarter, faster Russell Mark studied engineering and wanted to be an astronaut. Instead he's applying many of those principles to help the American team swim faster....
03:17, 2019-07-25

CBOE Holdings to Acquire Data and Analytics Platforms of Livevol, Inc. CHICAGO, IL -- June 2, 2015 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the market data services and trading analytics platforms of Livevol, Inc., a leading provider of equity and index options technology and market data services t...
05:01, 2019-05-22

Moody's Analytics' Zandi: Housing market 'treading water', here's why The supply of newly built homes for sale dropped for the first time in six years. Mark Zandi, Moody's chief economist, and CNBC's Diana Olick join 'The Exchange' to discuss how housing is doing during the sell-off....
23:51, 2019-08-14

Bloomberg, Goldman Sachs team up on foreign exchange analytics Bloomberg LLP is teaming up with Goldman Sachs Group Inc to feature some of the investment bank's trading analytics on a new service the financial information company launched on Monday for foreign exchange trades made using algorithms on its terminal....
21:34, 2019-09-09

Anonymous Analytics goes long cannabis with Turning Point Brands Activist research group Anonymous Analytics has turned its attention to the cannabis industry, initiating a buy rating on Turning Point Brands Inc in a report on Wednesday....
22:17, 2019-07-10

Cboe DataShop Offers Market Data, Analytics Through New API Suite CHICAGO – April 13, 2018 –  Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Cboe DataShop is offering customers access to its market data and trade analytics through a suite of four application programming interfaces....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Salesforce's Sustainability Cloud aims for carbon accountability With consumers and industry players alike looking for ways to curb carbon emissions, Salesforce is introducing a new platform for tracking and reporting reliable environmental data....
23:00, 2019-09-18

Salesforce expands footprint into China with Alibaba partnership U.S. cloud-based service provider Salesforce.com Inc said on Wednesday it will partner with Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd , as Salesforce looks to make inroads into the Chinese software market with its cloud-based products....
05:17, 2019-07-25

Microsoft, Adobe and SAP are making progress in their campaign against Salesforce Adobe, Microsoft and SAP are pointing to more customers for their Open Data Initiative, which frees data from normally siloed software and puts them together for enrichment....
19:34, 2019-07-15

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba partners with Salesforce Alibaba recently became the exclusive seller of Salesforce's cloud-based customer relationship management software suite in the Greater China region.       ...
21:34, 2019-07-31

Stocks to Watch: Salesforce.com, Insys, United Technologies, and More Salesforce.com, Insys Therapeutics, United Technologies, Barnes & Noble, Dunkin’ Brands, and GameStop are some of the companies with shares expected to trade actively in Monday’s session....
15:34, 2019-06-10

Salesforce Increases Full-Year Revenue Forecast The business-software provider posted record results in the latest quarter, offering positive signs for enterprise-technology spending as some companies in recent weeks flashed warnings about client sentiment....
03:51, 2019-08-23

CBOE Holdings Completes Acquisition of Livevol Data, Analytics Platforms CHICAGO, IL -- August 7, 2015 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that it has finalized the acquisition of the market data services and trading analytics platforms of Livevol, Inc., a leading provider of equity and index options technology and market data services to profession...
05:01, 2019-05-22

Microsoft aiming to apply sports analytics to esports with Cloud9 partnership The software giant aims to gather and provide unique insights to the competitive video gaming franchise to improve player performance, and learn what makes a good esports gaming title....
21:17, 2019-05-31

Australia Post shipping insights through Google Cloud analytics play The postal service is aiming to have complete transparency over the entire delivery process, and wants to use its rich data to give customers what they actually want....
12:17, 2019-09-18

UPDATE 1-Bloomberg, Goldman Sachs team up on foreign exchange analytics Bloomberg LLP is teaming up with Goldman Sachs Group Inc to feature some of the investment bank's trading analytics on a new service the financial information company launched on Monday for foreign exchange trades made using algorithms....
23:34, 2019-09-09

Intuit buys data analytics startup as part of AI expansion efforts Intuit plans to use the acquisition of Origami Logic to better analyze multiple data sets, which would allow for more personalized services and products across its portfolio....
05:51, 2019-05-29

Microsoft releases preview of its Desktop Analytics app-compatibility assessment service Microsoft's Desktop Analytics service, now in public preview, is designed to help business users check their app-compatibility levels and mitigate issues involving the latest Windows 10 feature updates....
22:17, 2019-07-08

Brazil gears up to enhance data analytics to tackle benefit fraud Interoperability and workforce training to use more data in decision-making are at the core of projects underpinning the reform of the country's pension system....
20:51, 2019-07-12

Tech news roundup: WWDC, dangerous employees, and prescriptive analytics This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include highlights from WWDC, a warning to employers regarding employee security, and what you need to know about prescriptive analytics....
22:51, 2019-06-05

Salesforce bans companies that sell certain types of guns from using its software The new Salesforce policy will apply to new customers, as well as existing customers when their contracts are up for renewal, and will apply to companies that sell automatic, semi-automatic and 3D printed guns, among other firearms....
23:51, 2019-05-30

Salesforce sees higher quarterly, FY revenue; shares rise 7% Salesforce.com Inc forecast third-quarter and full-year revenue above Wall Street estimates on Thursday, as it benefits from acquisitions and more companies opting for its cloud-based services, sending its shares up 7% in extended trading....
01:17, 2019-08-23

Salesforce launches manufacturing, consumer goods cloud platforms As part of its ongoing efforts to take on SAP and Oracle, Salesforce has launched clouds for manufacturing and consumer product goods (CPG) companies.The SaaS giant has been working to tailor its CRM system for more industries and it recently launched a version of its cloud and data platforms aimed ...
11:17, 2019-09-17

Why Salesforce decided to open source its Lightning Web Components framework Salesforce's Ryan Schellack spoke with TechRepublic about the company's announcement to open source its Lightning Web Components framework and build a community of developers around its platforms....
21:34, 2019-06-14

Why Salesforce decided to open source Lightning Web Components Framework At TrailheaDX 2019, Salesforce's Ryan Shellack spoke with TechRepublic about the company's announcement to open source its Lightning Web Components Framework and build a community of developers around its platforms....
19:00, 2019-06-14

Data Analytics Showed Disability Pension Benefits Misused: CBDT Chairman The latest circular which clarified the eligibility for availing disability pension by armed forces personnel was issued after data analytics found that the provision meant for the needy was being......
13:00, 2019-07-07

In era of analytics, Astros aces Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole are keeping it old-school As home runs fly and WAR becomes a standard statistic to judge pitchers, some of the game's old-school aces still value wins and ERA.       ...
03:51, 2019-09-13

Warriors president: Chase Center sets up more title runs, embraces analytics Golden State Warriors president Rick Welts told UPI the new $1.5 billion Chase Center sets the team up to compete for championships for the foreseeable future, while also bringing in-game analytics to fans....
10:34, 2019-08-28

Hurricane Dorian insured losses in Caribbean to range from $1.5 billion to $3 billion: AIR worldwide Insurance industry losses in the Caribbean spurred by Hurricane Dorian will range between $1.5 billion to $3 billion, according to catastrophe risk modeler AIR Worldwide, a Verisk Analytics Inc unit....
17:34, 2019-09-06

Jeff Bezos Cashes in $1.8 Billion of Amazon Stock, Will Keep $1.4 Billion After Taxes Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon and the world’s richest person, has cashed in $1.8 billion worth of Amazon shares, according to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission submitted last night. Bezos will keep an estimated $1.4 billion from the sale after taxes, based on calculations by Fo...
21:17, 2019-08-01

How Salesforce builds loyalty by investing in the success of its developers, admins, and customers At Salesforce TrailheaDX 2019, Sarah Franklin spoke with TechRepublic about what makes the company's relationship with developers, admins, and customers....
23:17, 2019-06-18

How Salesforce got its developer conference right, while Microsoft, Apple, Facebook, and Google lost their way Salesforce made developers and admins the stars at TrailheaDX 2019. Microsoft, Apple, Google, and Facebook failed to do the same at their developer conferences....
12:51, 2019-06-17

Salesforce forecasts full-year results above expectations, shares rise Salesforce.com Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Tuesday and forecast full-year results above expectations, as customers looking to rein in costs boosted demand for its Sales Cloud product....
23:34, 2019-06-04

Purdue Pharma in discussion on $10 billion-$12 billion offer to settle opioid claims: sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and its owners, the Sackler family, are in discussion to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits against the company for $10 billion to $12 billion, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
23:34, 2019-08-27

Purdue Pharma in discussion on $10 billion-$12 billion offer to settle opioid lawsuits: sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and its owners, the Sackler family, are in discussion to settle more than 2,000 opioid lawsuits against the company for $10 billion to $12 billion, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
01:00, 2019-08-28

Drugmaker Purdue Pharma reportedly offered $10 billion to $12 billion to settle opioid claims Reuters Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, are offering to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits for $10 billion to $12 billion, NBC News reported on Tuesday, The lawsuits accused the company of aggressively marketing prescription opioids while misleading prescribers and consumers about ri...
15:00, 2019-08-28

Chewy stock IPO raises more than $1 billion. Values company at $8.8 billion Chewy.com, the online pet product retailer owned by PetSmart, priced its IPO at $22 per share Thursday, above the expected range.       ...
17:00, 2019-06-14

WeWork looking to raise $3 billion-$4 billion in debt ahead of IPO: source Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is looking to raise $3 billion to $4 billion in debt before it goes public, a source familiar with the matter said on Sunday, a move aimed to fuel investor confidence in the company....
21:51, 2019-07-07

New Wilshire Analytics Study Finds Options Indexes Offered Noteworthy Returns Over 30 Years CHICAGO, IL -- September 21, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and Wilshire Analytics, the investment technology foundation of Wilshire Associates Inc. (Wilshire®), today announced the release of a new analysis of the performance of options-based benchmark indexes....
02:51, 2019-05-22

Nick Castellanos gets last laugh as he exposes the flaws of analytics in Cubs' deadline coup Cubs outfielder Nick Castellanos, an impending free agent, has had the greatest impact of any player traded at the July 31 trade deadline.       ...
17:34, 2019-08-29

Bury get narrow reprieve after Steve Dale agrees sale to sport analytics firm • Company co-directed by Alastair Campbell’s son Rory• C & N Sporting Risk say they have been in talks for weeksBury football club appeared to have been handed a narrow reprieve from threatened expulsion out of the EFL late into the night on Friday as owner Steve Dale finally agreed a deal to sell t...
11:51, 2019-08-24

UPDATE 1-Salesforce forecasts full-year results above expectations, shares rise Salesforce.com Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Tuesday and forecast full-year results above expectations, as customers looking to rein in costs boosted demand for its Sales Cloud product....
22:51, 2019-06-04

Salesforce open sources research to advance state of the art in AI for common sense reasoning Deep learning is great for many applications, but common sense reasoning is not one of them. New research from Salesforce promises to alleviate this, advancing previous results by a considerable margin....
00:51, 2019-06-28

Uber Lost Another $5.2 Billion, Has Now Burned $16.2 Billion Since 2016 Uber, a company that uses rich people’s money to subsidize artificially cheap taxi rides provided by underpaid drivers, continued its streak of having never made a profit by losing another $5.2 billion in the second quarter of 2019....
00:51, 2019-08-09

How Salesforce is customizing Einstein Voice assistant for mobile workers and data-hungry businesses At TrailheaDX 2019, Salesforce's Michael Machado spoke with TechRepublic about the unique challenges of building Einstein Voice Assistant within the company's highly-customizable platform....
19:00, 2019-06-14

Salesforce launches manufacturing, consumer product goods clouds as it expands industry efforts Salesforce has a blueprint for tailoring its platform to industry specific use cases and is using it with the launch of clouds targeting manufacturing and CPG companies....
16:17, 2019-09-16

Take a look inside a glittering, $16 million penthouse in the hottest new San Francisco neighborhood that Facebook, Google, and Salesforce call home Katie Canales/Business Insider A new luxury apartment property spanning 56 floors in a glass high-rise in San Francisco is one of the newest additions to the city's skyline. The Avery sits in San Francisco's East Cut neighborhood, an area of the city that has seen multiple high-rise condo projects ...
17:00, 2019-08-16

Getting your corporate data ready for prescriptive analytics: data quantity and quality in equal measures Good news: there's nothing special about getting your data ready for prescriptive analytics. Bad news: you need to do what's needed to get your data ready for any type of analytics - and that's hard work....
23:17, 2019-06-21

Salesforce Blockchain enables code-free blockchain networks, workflows, and apps Salesforce today unveiled Salesforce Blockchain, a no-code platform that allows customers to easily create blockchain networks, workflows, and apps.Read More...
00:34, 2019-05-30

Salesforce debuts Manufacturing Cloud and Consumer Goods Cloud Salesforce launched two new products that join its sprawling suite of cloud-hosted tools and platforms: Manufacturing Cloud and Consumer Goods Cloud.Read More...
22:51, 2019-09-16

6D.ai creates platform for a 3D map of the world 6D.ai, which aims to build a 3D map of the world using only smartphone cameras, will begin working with Qualcomm's Snapdragon mobile processing platform.Read More...
11:34, 2019-08-28

Top cloud providers 2019: AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud; IBM makes hybrid move; Salesforce dominates SaaS The cloud computing race in 2019 will have a definite multi-cloud spin. Here's a look at how the cloud leaders stack up, the hybrid market, and the SaaS players that run your company as well as their latest strategic moves....
02:00, 2019-07-19

How Salesforce is making Einstein Voice a customizable voice assistant for today's mobile workers and data-hungry businesses At TrailheaDX 2019, Salesforce's Michael Machado spoke with TechRepublic about the unique challenges of building Einstein Voice Assistant within the company's highly-customizable platform....
19:00, 2019-06-14

Salesforce’s Einstein Search uses AI to personalize CRM search results Salesforce's new customer relationship management solution, Einstein Search, taps AI and a streamlined interface to personalize search results.Read More...
08:34, 2019-09-19

Toyota's New GA-B Platform Is For The Small Cars Toyota launched its highly versatile Toyota New Global Architecture modular platforms in 2015. They underpin both Toyota and Lexus models, and now there’s a new application just for small cars....
18:00, 2019-09-06

Alibaba opens up its B2B platform to US sellers One third of the buyers on Alibaba.com are US businesses, the company notes, priming it for US sellers to reach more customers domestically and around the world....
00:51, 2019-07-24

How platform fatigue is ruining your company These days, it can seem impossible to have a system that lets employees know where the data, files, email messages, PDFs, web links, and other resources that they need are, in order to complete projects.Some of these resources are cloud-based, so everyone on the team must use the same communications...
10:51, 2019-06-03

Don’t look now, but the PC is the world’s biggest gaming platform I dare you to think up a better image for a "PC gaming win." (credit: dno1967b / Flickr) If you follow the business side of the game industry at all, you're probably sick of hearing how mobile gaming is a fast-growing business juggernaut destined to overtake all other forms of digital entertainmen...
17:34, 2019-05-21

Google has launched its new shopping platform Following the feeding frenzy of Amazon Prime Day, Google has debuted its new shopping platform to lure customers with personalized recommendations. The tool is now live in the US, and will show tailored suggestions if you're logged in with your Google account.Google isn't about to start bu...
12:17, 2019-07-22

Why iPadOS is shaping up as the best mobile Chrome platform Google hasn't shown much interest in making Chrome for Android tablets a desktop-class experience, but Google's browser is poised to come along for the ride as Apple improves Safari....
23:51, 2019-08-29

Here's a First Look at Toyota and Subaru's Electric Car Platform of the Future It was announced this week that Toyota and Subaru will work together on a new electric vehicle platform, one that will combine Subaru’s all-wheel drive expertise with Toyota’s electrification chops. Here’s a quick look at the new “e-TNGA” platform, which Toyota states will underpin future mid-size ...
23:17, 2019-06-08

Group 1 launches online sales platform Group 1's AcceleRide allows visitors to browse new and used inventory, customize features, select financing and payment terms and coordinate delivery to their home, office or local dealership....
08:34, 2019-06-09

EMS survey highlights FX traders’ platform predicament A reluctance to dispense with legacy technology, combined with heightened regulatory oversight and changing liquidity provision from banks, has seriously complicated the execution management system (EMS) selection process for FX traders....
22:17, 2019-08-09

Nissan Kicks SUV Now Available On Zoomcar's Subscription Platform The Nissan Kicks was launched late last year and is the latest model to be made available on Zoomcar's subscription platform - ZAP. The new leasing programme by the self-driving rental company allows......
20:34, 2019-07-18

Honda Is Designing a Modular Electric Car Platform Honda’s working on a new modular EV platform, Tesla’s dealing with a lawsuit involving alleged trade secret theft, and Toyota has to pay a single dealer almost $16 million in damages. All that and more in The Morning Shift for Tuesday, July 16, 2019....
17:51, 2019-07-16

Hulu vs Netflix: which TV streaming platform do you choose? Hulu or Netflix? Netflix or Hulu? In an increasingly crowded TV streaming market, it’s harder than ever to suss out exactly what each platform does differently, and which one might be best suited to your own tastes, needs, and budget. Each has different shows and films to choose from, after a...
06:00, 2019-09-22

Expectations for Disney’s new streaming platform should be tempered There are high expectations for — and a lot of hoopla surrounding — Disney’s upcoming streaming service Disney+, which is scheduled to launch in November. The grand reception could be completely warranted, but I’d like to throw in an ounce of healthy skepticism. Disney has a great library of movies,...
07:51, 2019-09-01

Volkswagen India Considering New-Gen Polo Based On MQB A0 IN Platform The 6th generation of the Volkswagen Polo made its debut in 2017 and back then we told you that the car will not make its way to India. However, Volkswagen India has confirmed that it is considering......
15:00, 2019-08-16

VW will reportedly share its electric car platform with Ford VW and Ford appear close to formalizing their partnership on EVs and self-driving cars. Reuters sources claim the two have forged an "outline agreement" that will see them ally on more than just commercial vehicles. Most notably, VW would share its......
20:34, 2019-07-05

New Toyota small car platform for 'engaging' next Yaris New GA-B modular architecture allows different small car bodystyles and a better driving experience Toyota has begun the gradual build-up to the unveiling of its next-generation Yaris, due to be shown in 2020, by revealing the new platform that will underpin it.  The architecture, dubbed GA-B, is a...
01:34, 2019-09-06

Facebook ‘gives global platform to illegal dogfighting’ Social media giant breaks its own rules on violence and animal trading, say campaignersFacebook has been accused of giving a global platform to dogfighting after an investigation found the site is being used by fight organisers and unscrupulous puppy traders.Lady Freethinker (LFT), the animal rights...
18:17, 2019-05-26

New CRISPR platform expands RNA editing capabilities CRISPR-based tools have revolutionized our ability to target disease-linked genetic mutations. CRISPR technology comprises a growing family of tools that can manipulate genes and their expression, including by targeting DNA with the enzymes Cas9 and Cas12 and targeting RNA with the enzyme Cas13. Thi...
21:00, 2019-07-11

Toyota and Subaru to co-develop new electric car platform News 6 Jun, 2019 The two Japanese auto manufacturers will jointly design a dedicated all-electric platform, as well as a new C-segment SUV...
00:00, 2019-06-07

China launches first rocket from mobile platform at sea BEIJING — China on Wednesday launched a rocket from a mobile platform at sea for the first time, sending five commercial satellites and two others containing experimental technology into space. The Long March 11 rocket blasted off from a launch pad aboard a commercial ship in the Yellow Sea off the ...
21:34, 2019-06-05

Toyota and Subaru to develop new electric platform and SUV The latest in a flurry of new partnerships to emerge, the Japanese alliance will draw on both brands' expertise Toyota and Subaru have embarked on an initiative that will see the two marques share development of electric vehicle platforms - and jointly produce an electric SUV. As well as a dedicat...
22:00, 2019-06-06

Pininfarina teams up with engineering giants for new EV platform Pininfarina Luxury EV maker joins forces with Bosch and Benteler to develop chassis – and could make it available to other car firms Automobili Pininfarina will team up with engineering giant Bosch and leading automotive technology firm Benteler to develop a new high-performance electric platform...
22:00, 2019-09-09

Fire TV vs Roku: Which streaming video platform is better? Streaming video players have come a long way in just 10 years. Back in 2009, almost no one owned a Roku - and Amazon? Prime Video had just come out in 2006, so at that point it was still just a blip on the radar. But 10 years later and Amazon and Roku are two of the biggest names in streaming video ...
06:51, 2019-07-09

Best e-commerce platform of 2019: get an online store now! The rise of the web has allowed countless businesses to reach a wider market. Not only that, it has given rise to countless new online-only businesses, fueled by the exponential rise of mobile connections.It's not surprising, then, that one analyst claims that the SMB e-commerce platform market...
18:51, 2019-05-21

MSC, CMA CGM to board Maersk's shipping blockchain platform Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) and CMA CGM, two of the world's biggest container shipping groups, are to join market leader Maersk in a blockchain platform aimed at limiting a costly paper trail in the industry....
21:17, 2019-05-28

YouTube Bans Hateful Videos From Platform YouTube said it is stepping up efforts to scrub hateful content from its platform, including videos that deny historical events like the Holocaust, taking on more of the task of judging the validity of information on its popular video-streaming site....
02:34, 2019-06-06

Nvidia reveals first AI platform for edge devices In an effort to help bring artificial intelligence to edge devices, Nvidia has announced its new Nvidia EGX platform that has the ability to understand and act on data in real time without having to send it to the cloud or data center first.Up until now, AI algorithms were so complex that they requi...
22:34, 2019-05-28

Ford To Use Volkswagen's MEB Platform To Manufacture 6 Lakh EVs The agreement with Ford has further strengthened Volkswagen's electric strategy and supports the growth of the e-mobility industry on a global level....
00:17, 2019-07-13

Oil majors evacuate U.S. Gulf platform staff before storm Major U.S. oil producers on Tuesday began evacuating and shutting in production at their deepwater Gulf of Mexico platforms in advance of a tropical disturbance expected to become a storm this week....
02:51, 2019-07-10

Twitter Co-Founder Ev Williams Says Trump a 'Master' of the Platform Just days after US President Donald Trump said he used Twitter as a "typewriter", the co-founder of the micro-blogging site, Ev Williams has called Trump "master" of the platform....
13:51, 2019-05-23

Ford to build electric cars on VW’s MEB platform in 2023 News 12 Jul, 2019 Ford will “design and build at least one high-volume fully electric vehicle in Europe” using VW’s MEB platform in 2023...
20:00, 2019-07-12

Renault updates big-selling Captur with new platform and interior Rising sales have led to a second-generation Captur Crossover gets significant makeover inside, with plug-in hybrid version still to come Renault has followed up its strong-selling Captur crossover with a second-generation model that features a similar dramatic interior revamp as the Clio – and w...
15:17, 2019-07-03

Supreme Court rules against oil drilling platform workers Workers on oil drilling platforms off California had argued they should be paid for the off-work time they spend on the platform, including sleeping....
04:51, 2019-06-11

India's Eros Now ties up with Microsoft's Azure platform India's Eros Now said on Thursday it is tying up with Microsoft's Azure cloud platform to host and stream its digital video offerings, in a boost to the U.S. software giant's push to expand in the Indian market....
14:00, 2019-09-19

Is the world ready for cross-platform quantum programming? Harvard's Prineha Narang and colleagues hit upon a neat way to compile programs to emerging "noisy" quantum systems, and now they've commercialized the work in a startup Aliro. The company tells ZDNet that the business world is chomping at the bit to get "quantum value" even before such systems reac...
23:00, 2019-09-18

Goalie using platform to drive conversation about mental health Robin Lehner opened up about his struggles in an effort to lessen the stigma associated with mental illness, and his message resonated beyond the hockey world....
23:51, 2019-09-16

Cricket World Cup final could yet be shown on free-to-air platform • Sky executives understood to be considering one-off move• Options include online streaming of Lord’s final on 14 JulyThe Cricket World Cup final could yet be shown on a free-to-air platform in the UK, with the rights holder, Sky, understood to be considering making the match available to non-subsc...
01:34, 2019-06-14

Women's World Cup becomes platform for social change The Women's World Cup is not just about soccer for many of the players and teams in France. It's about respect.        ...
22:51, 2019-06-06

Hulu drops support for Google’s Daydream VR platform If you were a fan of watching Hulu videos on Google's Daydream View VR headset, we have some bad news. Hulu has dropped support for Google Daydream. According to the company, the latest versions of its Android app (versions 3.55 or newer) no longer s......
22:51, 2019-09-12

A new range of Hisense TVs bring the brilliant Roku platform to the UK The Roku TV smart platform is used in one of every three televisions sold in the US – and it’s finally bringing its design smarts to the UK – in a partnership with Hisense that will the Roku TV interface to a number of TV models in the Hisense 2019 TV range.The Hisense Roku TVs ...
15:00, 2019-09-07

Twitch buys Bebo to build out its esports platform With Amazon's help, Twitch has become the game streaming service of choice for PC and console players all over the world. Viewers have witnessed superstar Fortnite player Ninja team up with Drake and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez guest-star in a Donkey Ko......
21:00, 2019-06-19

YouTube says it's removing more hateful videos from platform YouTube said it will remove more hateful and extreme content from its platform as it faces scrutiny over objectionable content hosted on its service.        ...
00:00, 2019-06-06

China launches 1st rocket from mobile platform in Yellow Sea BEIJING (AP) — China has for the first time launched a rocket from a mobile platform in the Yellow Sea, sending a five commercial satellites and two others containing experimental technology into space. The Long March 11 rocket blasted off Wednesday off the coast of Shandong province, marking the 30...
13:51, 2019-06-05

Group 1 Automotive debuts online car-buying platform Through the platform, customers can browse Group 1's inventory, customize vehicle features, select financing and payment terms and coordinate delivery to their home, office or local dealership....
18:51, 2019-06-04

NY Gov. Cuomo orders probe into Facebook advertising platform New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday ordered a state agency to investigate certain reports that state-regulated advertisers were using Facebook Inc's advertising platform in a discriminatory manner....
22:51, 2019-07-01

PayPal expands access to its ecommerce platform to SMBs Small businesses will soon be able to take advantage of the same online shopping infrastructure used by Instagram and Facebook as PayPal has announced that it is rolling out a new ecommerce platform.The new platform will combine exiting parts of the company's payments business such as allowing ...
00:51, 2019-06-04

Baidu’s DuerOS voice platform is now on 400 million devices Baidu revealed at its Create 2019 conference in Beijing that DuerOS' install base recently surpassed 400 million as voice queries topped 3.6 billionRead More...
11:17, 2019-07-03

China launches rocket from Yellow Sea platform for first time Blast-off makes China the third country after US and Russia to master sea launch technologyChina has launched a rocket from a mobile platform at sea for the first time, sending five commercial satellites and two others containing experimental technology into space.The Long March 11 rocket blasted of...
23:51, 2019-06-05

First preview of container platform Fedora CoreOS released Fedora CoreOS is the successor to Atomic Host and CoreOS Container Linux, and will serve as the upstream to Red Hat CoreOS, for running containerized workloads securely....
21:51, 2019-07-24

Two new compact Jaguar SUVs on the cards, tipped to use BMW platform New Jag SUV (far left) and crossover are set to join Pace line-up BMW architecture could underpin a new entry-level Jaguar SUV and crossover coupé – plus future baby Land Rover, next-gen Evoque and Discovery Sport Jaguar is plotting two small crossovers to grow its SUV family as it looks to bolst...
14:34, 2019-08-12

E-commerce Platform Meesho Raises $125 Million In Funding The Meesho platform allows re-sellers of everything from jewellery to mobile phones to reach prospective customers via social media platforms such as Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram....
14:00, 2019-08-12

Guided by AI, robotic platform automates molecule manufacture Guided by artificial intelligence and powered by a robotic platform, a system developed by MIT researchers moves a step closer to automating the production of small molecules that could be used in medicine, solar energy, and polymer chemistry. The system, described in the August 8 issue of Science,...
10:17, 2019-08-09

Scout24 to explore sale or spin-off of autos platform German classified listings group Scout24 said on Tuesday it would explore a sale or spin-off of its autos platform after facing calls from activist investor Elliott to sell the business....
14:17, 2019-08-13

Verizon sells blog platform Tumblr to Auttomattic Verizon said Tuesday it will sell microblogging platform Tumblr to Auttomattic, consolidating it with two companies that are "philosophically aligned."...
08:17, 2019-08-14

Woman stabbed in dispute on Brooklyn subway platform A 23-year-old woman was stabbed at a subway station in Brooklyn on Friday afternoon during an argument with a couple, police said. The woman was on the platform of the Utica Avenue subway station in Crown Heights around 2:27 p.m. when she and the pair began bickering and their dispute turned violent...
01:17, 2019-08-03

TomTom: Microsoft integrating our navigation in connected vehicles platform TomTom, the Dutch mapping and navigation company, said on Friday Microsoft is integrating TomTom's navigation technology into its Connected Vehicle Platform....
21:34, 2019-09-06

Man stabbed in neck, abdomen during subway platform brawl: cops A man was stabbed on a Midtown subway platform during a fight over money, police said Tuesday. The 24-year-old and two men were arguing over money around 11:30 p.m. Monday while on the D train platform at the 42nd Street-Bryant Park station, police said. The pair then began attacking him — bea...
17:34, 2019-05-28

Tile finds another $45M to expand its item-tracking devices and platform Tile — the company that makes popular square-shaped tags and other technology to help people keep track of physical belongings like keys and bags — has made more recent moves to link up with chipmakers, helping it expand to wireless headsets and other electronic and other connected items...
04:51, 2019-07-25

Los Angeles partnership launches platform to help people catch phishes Enlarge / The City of Los Angeles is getting some help from a DHS-funded nonprofit in the fight against phishing. (credit: Getty Images) The relentless march of ransomware, business email compromises, and other attacks against small private and public organizations over the past few years has demo...
19:17, 2019-09-18

Indian e-commerce platform Meesho raises $125 mln in Naspers-led funding Indian digital platform Meesho has raised $125 million in its latest funding round, led by South African internet group Naspers, the e-commerce start-up said on Monday....
12:34, 2019-08-12

Toyota, Subaru to develop battery electric vehicle platform Toyota said the companies will apply Subaru's all-wheel-drive technologies and Toyota's vehicle electrification technologies to the new battery-electric-vehicle....
13:51, 2019-06-06

The DJ-inspired production platform Serato Studio arrives today If you're a Serato DJ user with an unfulfilled desire to make beats and missed the beta for the company's new production platform, now's your chance. Today is the official launch of Serato Studio 1.0 and it's in good form following a little feedback......
02:17, 2019-06-20

IBM, India's Tata join U.S. tech platform's governing council International Business Machines Corp and Tata Communications have joined the governing council of Hedera Hashgraph, a distributed public ledger platform that aims to be faster and runs at a larger scale than current blockchain technologies, a top official at Hedera said....
14:34, 2019-08-12

Alibaba welcomes U.S. small businesses to sell globally on its platform Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd will now allow small businesses in the United States to sell on Alibaba.com, the company said on Tuesday, an effort to tap into the business-to-business e-commerce market and fend off fierce competition from rivals like Amazon.com Inc ....
15:17, 2019-07-23

Chia Network creates a $100,000 contest to bolster its cryptocurrency platform Chia Network is launching a $100,000 contest with prizes for developers who use its Proof of Space method to create a more efficient cryptocurrency.Read More...
18:51, 2019-07-09

Refinitiv blocks Reuters stories on Tiananmen from its Eikon platform Under pressure from China's government, financial information provider Refinitiv has removed from its Eikon terminal Reuters news stories related to the 30th anniversary of the bloody suppression of pro-democracy demonstrations in Beijing's Tiananmen Square....
23:51, 2019-06-03

Uber has 99 million active consumers on its platform in Q2, but revenue misses Uber's ability to expand its business into food delivery and freight pays off somewhat, but Lyft's more focused approach on ride sharing shows some early returns....
23:17, 2019-08-08

New LexIDMe platform lets community help police solve crimes LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– When police cannot identify individuals in surveillance videos or pictures, the crime often goes unsolved. Lexington Police created a new website so the community can help identify these people. “All the detectives love it,” said Sgt. Donnell Gordon. “...
21:51, 2019-06-27

AB Volvo to partner with Nvidia to develop AI platform for driverless trucks Sweden's AB Volvo is joining forces with U.S. chipmaker Nvidia to develop artificial intelligence used in self-driving trucks, the companies said on Tuesday....
11:51, 2019-06-18

Destiny 2 will become free-to-play later this year, cross-platform [Updated] At least one new baddie in Destiny 2: Shadowkeep. [credit: Bungie ] Shortly after Google's Stadia reveal presentation on Thursday, the Destiny 2 handlers at Bungie kicked off their own whop...
01:00, 2019-06-07

SpaceX Heavy rocket booster explodes after missing platform SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket carrying 24 satellites early Tuesday in Florida — but while the two side boosters landed safely back at Cape Canaveral, the new core booster missed a floating platform and erupted in a fireball. “Center core RUD. It was a long shot,” SpaceX CEO Elon Musk...
02:00, 2019-06-28

UPDATE 1-NY Gov. Cuomo orders probe into Facebook's advertising platform New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday ordered the U.S. Department of Financial Services to investigate reports that state-regulated advertisers were using Facebook Inc's advertising platform in a discriminatory manner....
22:51, 2019-07-01

InfluxData launches new time series cloud database platform Promised with its roadmap for InfluxDB 2.0, the managed cloud service is being released today. As a major change from the existing platform, it will be the linchpin for building a new user base for the 2.0 edition....
20:00, 2019-09-10

E-Commerce Platform Shopify Buys Warehouse-Robot Startup Shopify paid $450 million to acquire 6 River Systems, which makes software and autonomous mobile robots that guide workers through warehouse aisles, lighting up when they reach the next item to pick. Customers for the units include Office Depot Inc., Lockheed Martin Corp. and XPO Logistics Inc....
08:00, 2019-09-10

NY Governor Cuomo orders probe into Facebook's advertising platform New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday ordered the U.S. Department of Financial Services to investigate reports that state-regulated advertisers were using Facebook Inc's advertising platform in a discriminatory manner....
01:17, 2019-07-02

Australia winces at footage of child falling between train and platform Australia released hair-raising security images on Tuesday of a child falling between a train station platform and a train, as a reminder to parents to stay vigilant during the busy school holidays....
12:34, 2019-07-02

Microsoft acquires Drawbridge to bolster LinkedIn's marketing platform Microsoft plans to use Drawbridge's digital identty management technology, which uses machine-learning techniques, to grow LinkedIn's Marketing Solutions product....
05:51, 2019-05-29

PlayVS raises $50 million more for high school esports platform PlayVS has raised $50 million for its platform for high school esports. The round means that the Los Angeles company has raised $96 million in 15 months.Read More...
08:34, 2019-09-19

Binance continues crusade for crypto world domination with new dev platform Just days after announcing its digital asset lending platform, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges Binance has announced the launch of another new platform, this time targeted at blockchain developers. In a blog post yesterday, Binance laid out the foundations its open-source develop...
14:17, 2019-08-30

Roku targets UK as smart TV platform duel with Amazon hots up Streaming company Roku, whose software runs one in three smart TVs in the United States, is turning to the British market as competition with Silicon Valley giant Amazon goes international....
12:34, 2019-09-07

Infarm raises $100 million to expand its urban farming platform to the U.S. and beyond Infarm, a startup that distributes "modular farms" to urban locations, has raised $100 million in a series B round of funding led by Atomico.Read More...
12:51, 2019-06-11

Social VR platform Bigscreen TV adds 50 free live channels Bigscreen is first and foremost a destination where users can share their desktop screens with friends. Bigscreen TV takes the service in a new place.Read More...
03:17, 2019-07-15

MercadoLibre preps to offer investment platform for e-wallet users MercadoLibre Inc, Latin America's top e-commerce platform, is taking its latest step into the world of banking, saying on Wednesday that it would start allowing Mexican users of its e-wallet to earn interest on money saved in its app by year-end....
01:34, 2019-07-18

Online-Based Ridesharing Mobility-as-a-Service Platform for Sale A new mobility platform with an iconic brand and innovative approach to scalable modality is for sale, CNN reports. The service, which boasts nearly 17 million yearly active users, uses a web-and-app-based purchasing platform to coordinate new mobility solutions using large transportation modules i...
21:51, 2019-05-31

Confirmed: Ford to share Volkswagen’s MEB platform for at least one electric car by 2023 Volkswagen to invest in Ford-backed autonomous tech firm in exchange for use of modular EV platform in global alliance Ford and Volkswagen have jointly announced the expansion of their global alliance will include electric vehicles, along with a massive investment in autonomous technology and joint...
00:51, 2019-07-13

Roland releases Zenbeats, a cross-platform music-making app Roland has been making electronic musical instruments for nearly 50 years and has delivered products like the JU-06A tiny portable synth, keyboards with built-in Alexa controls and mini smartphone mixers. Now, it's entering the world of mobile music-......
10:34, 2019-09-19

Zendesk's new Duet platform unites sales and support teams The new offering is designed for businesses that want to provide customers with a personalized experience that spans pre- and post-sale interactions....
15:17, 2019-06-12

WhatsApp Threatens Legal Action Against Entities Abusing Its Platform WhatsApp has threatened legal action against those who publicly claim the ability to abuse its messaging platform, after the emergence of a raft of companies advertising products to bypass usage......
21:51, 2019-06-11

Animoca Brands raises $2.5 million for The Sandbox blockchain gaming platform Animoca Brands has raised $2.5 million in funding for The Sandbox blockchain gaming platform. Animoca's Pixowl division is remaking The Sandbox as a blockchain-enabled game.Read More...
03:17, 2019-05-23

Digital sports platform DAZN reaches distribution deal with Comcast Media and communications company Comcast Corp has agreed to a distribution deal with digital global sports provider DAZN Group, further blurring the line between traditional television operators and the streaming services that have disrupted them....
19:34, 2019-09-19

Republicans give platform to climate science deniers at hearing on biodiversity Conservative members of Congress called on climate change deniers at hearing on endangered speciesThe climate crisis has become a top issue among Democrats running for president. But many Republican lawmakers are still resistant to the science showing global heating is a serious, manmade problem.Whe...
07:00, 2019-05-23

NASA chooses technology firm Maxar for lunar platform project NASA has picked space technology company Maxar Technologies Inc as the first contractor to help build its Gateway platform in lunar orbit, a crucial outpost for America's mission to relay astronauts to the moon in 2024, the U.S. agency said on Thursday....
00:51, 2019-05-24

Two more shippers join Maersk's cost-cutting blockchain-based platform Two of the world's biggest shipping groups will join a Maersk led blockchain platform aimed at boosting efficiency and limiting the enormous paper trail of global container shipping....
16:51, 2019-05-28

Over half of euro zone govt bonds have sub-zero yields on Tradeweb platform The pool of euro zone government bonds with negative yields has surged so far in June to 4.3 trillion euros or around 55% of the total, the highest proportion since August 2016, Tradeweb data showed on Thursday....
12:17, 2019-06-20

Andy Kleinman interview — How Wonder is building a hybrid TV-mobile gaming platform Andy Kleinman is finally talking about what his startup Wonder is doing. The San Francisco company is making a hybrid gaming system that unites how we play.Read More...
17:00, 2019-05-30

AI photography platform Meero raises $230 million to become France’s newest unicorn Paris-based Meero raised $230 million in venture capital for its AI-driven photography platform, pushing the company past a valuation of $1 billion. Read More...
03:17, 2019-06-19

Stake petition platform lets shareholders rally for corporate change A petition platform called Stake aims to give stockholders more power to influence company practices by combining their small holdings into a unified group that gives them the clout to push for change....
20:00, 2019-08-14

Acer unveils 300Hz gaming laptop for $2,800, Planet9 esports platform At IFA 2019, Acer unveiled Predator Triton 300, Predator Triton 500, Predator Thronos Air, Planet9, Nitro XV3, Swift 3, Swift 5, Aspire C, and Chromebooks.Read More...
19:51, 2019-09-04

Patreon raises $60 million to expand its creator membership platform internationally Patreon has raised $60 million to expand its subscription membership platform internationally. This round takes its total funding to $165 million.Read More...
17:51, 2019-07-16

‘Destiny 2’ coming to Google Stadia complete with cross-platform saves With E3 2019 almost here we’re getting more and more reports about what the new gaming event will have to offer. Just as Microsoft prepares to talk more about xCloud, its games streaming service, Google will announce more details about Stadia, the streaming services it unveiled a few months ag...
16:51, 2019-06-06

CBOE Wins 'Best Volatility Trading Platform - Global 2015' Award CHICAGO, IL -- September 21, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) has been named “Best Volatility Trading Platform - Global 2015” by Capital Finance International magazine. This is the fifth industry award CBOE has received in 2015....
02:51, 2019-05-22

Comcast reaches distribution deal with digital sports platform DAZN Media and communications giant Comcast Corp has struck a distribution deal with digital global sports provider DAZN Group, further blurring the line between traditional television operators and streaming services that have disrupted them....
14:00, 2019-09-19

YouTube pressured to kick Chinese state media ads off platform over misinformation YouTube users are pressuring the video platform to take down advertisements for China Central Television (CCTV), a state media channel accused of spreading misinformation about pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
07:17, 2019-08-22

EMBARGOED-Asia's spot LNG benchmark goes digital with launch of electronic platform Price agency S&P Global Platts and clearing house Intercontinental Exchange Inc said on Thursday they are launching an electronic platform known as eWindow to the liquefied natural gas (LNG) market....
01:51, 2019-07-11

Big banks are launching a blockchain trade platform powered by ‘Bitcoin-like’ token The banking industry is hell-bent on taking over the nascent blockchain and cryptocurrency market. A group of financial firms led by UBS Group AG is eyeing blockchain technology for settling cross-border trades worldwide with its own “Bitcoin-like” token. The 14 firms – including Barclays, Nasdaq, C...
14:51, 2019-06-03

ProSieben signs cooperation with Facebook to share clips on video platform ProSiebenSat.1 Media said on Wednesday it had signed a cooperation agreement with arch-rival Facebook to post program clips on video platform Facebook Watch as the German broadcaster seeks to reach a younger audience....
13:51, 2019-06-12

New York governor orders discrimination probe into Facebook’s advertising platform New York has ordered the Department of Financial Services to investigate reports that advertisers are using Facebook in a discriminatory manner.Read More...
17:51, 2019-07-02

Tencent invests in Antstream Arcade retro-game streaming platform Antstream Arcade, which makes a streaming platform for retro games, said it received a round of funding led by Chinese gaming and social giant Tencent.Read More...
02:01, 2019-07-23

Emirates' Etihad partners with Swiss blockchain platform Winding Tree Etihad Airways, the United Arab Emirates' national carrier, said on Thursday it has teamed up with open-source travel platform Winding Tree to explore using blockchain to distribute products and services without the need for third parties such as Sabre....
21:17, 2019-08-08

Atlassian announces new pricing plans, features in latest platform update The update includes a new feature set for its admin command center Atlassian Access, with tools for identity, data loss prevention, and suspicious activity detection....
04:34, 2019-09-06

New York Governor Cuomo orders probe into Facebook's advertising platform New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday ordered the U.S. Department of Financial Services to investigate reports that state-regulated advertisers were using Facebook Inc's advertising platform in a discriminatory manner....
03:34, 2019-07-02

‘The Circus’ co-host and Wired co-founder to launch political media platform Longtime pals John Heilemann — co-host of Showtime’s "The Circus" — and tech entrepreneur and Wired co-founder John Battelle are re-uniting in introducing a new political media platform....
22:51, 2019-07-23

Apple shares its vision for macOS 10.15 Catalina: Cross-platform apps are key Apple's new framework, Project Catalyst, will help iOS developers translate existing mobile apps into macOS apps. SAN JOSE, Calif.—The next major operating system update for Apple's Mac computers will bring new apps, a handful of quality life improvements, an...
06:51, 2019-06-04

BetterUp, a career and life coaching platform for employees, raises $103 million BetterUp, a career and life-coaching platform for employees, has raised $103 million in a series C round of funding led by Lightspeed Venture Partners.Read More...
15:17, 2019-06-12

Facebook launches US dating platform; Tinder owner’s shares sink Shares of Tinder’s parent company sank nearly 5 percent after Facebook announced the US launch of a new dating platform. Facebook Dating will be available to all American users 18 and older starting Thursday, the social-networking giant said at a media event in New York. Shares of Tinder’s own...
19:00, 2019-09-05

| Naspers leads $125m in funding for Indian e-commerce platform Meesho Meesho describes itself as a "social commerce online marketplace" that lets independent build small businesses by "connecting them with suppliers to curate a catalog of goods and services to sell" over social media....
14:51, 2019-08-13

Esports platform Super League Gaming, in first post-IPO deal, buys Framerate The amateur esports platform Super League Gaming Inc has acquired the fast-growing social video network Framerate for $2.5 million in cash and stock, according to a corporate filing on Friday....
01:17, 2019-06-08

Wunder Mobility closes $60 million round to expand its urban transport platform in the U.S. Wunder Mobility, which helps companies and cities create their own urban mobility services, has closed a series B round of funding at $60 million.Read More...
19:34, 2019-09-19

Bernie Sanders' Criminal Reform Plans Are Catching Up With His Radical Economic Platform Most candidates push criminal reform packages that often lack the requisite muscle to make a dent in a system that warehouses black and brown people with reckless abandon. But Sen. Bernie Sanders’ plan to tackle some of the more contentious elements of the criminal legal system is just as radical as...
21:17, 2019-08-23

Julián Castro's housing platform aims to increase ownership, reduce discrimination Calling housing "a human right," Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro unveiled a series of new proposals to address housing affordability issues that are mounting across the country....
18:51, 2019-06-18

Jordan Peterson announces new social media platform amid Pinterest controversy Jordan Peterson recently announced he will be launching a social media website alongside Dave Rubin and other key figures. Peterson says the site will have strong free speech policies, and the announcement is quite timely in light of the new Pinterest censorship scandal....
13:00, 2019-06-14

New Zealand Official Calls 8chan ‘the White Supremacist Killer’s Platform of Choice’ One of New Zealand’s top media regulators called fringe online forum 8chan “the white supremacist killer’s platform of choice,” as he praised a telecommunications provider for barring access to it. Telecom company Spark moved to ban 8chan following reports that the suspected ...
20:51, 2019-08-09

UPDATE 1-NASA chooses technology firm Maxar for lunar platform project NASA has picked space technology company Maxar Technologies Inc as the first contractor to help build its Gateway platform in lunar orbit, a crucial outpost for America's mission to relay astronauts to the moon in 2024, the U.S. agency said on Thursday....
01:01, 2019-05-24

UPDATE 1-Norway's Equinor evacuates North Sea platform after collision with supply vessel Norwegian oil and gas firm Equinor has evacuated oil workers from its Statfjord A platform in the North Sea after it was struck by a supply vessel, the company said on Friday. The platform was not producing when the collision occurred at 1:55 a.m. on Friday (2355 GMT on Thursday), and there were no ...
08:17, 2019-06-07

UPDATE 2-Norway's Equinor evacuates North Sea platform after collision with supply vessel Norwegian oil and gas firm Equinor has evacuated oil workers from its Statfjord A platform in the North Sea after it was struck by a supply vessel, the company said on Friday....
11:17, 2019-06-07

UPDATE 1-Digital sports platform DAZN reaches distribution deal with Comcast Media and communications company Comcast Corp has agreed to a distribution deal with digital global sports provider DAZN Group, further blurring the line between traditional television operators and the streaming services that have disrupted them....
17:34, 2019-09-19

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh unveils platform ahead of 2019 federal election Speaking in Hamilton at the NDP convention on Sunday, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh  is expected to unveil his party's platform ahead of the 2019 federal election....
19:17, 2019-06-16

Facebook should de-platform 'domestic terrorists' Antifa following Andy Ngo attack, says Brent Bozell Media Research Center founder Brent Bozell is calling for Facebook to de-platform Antifa on the heels of conservative writer Andy Ngo being attacked by members of the group in Portland, Ore. on Saturday....
18:17, 2019-07-03

‘YouTubers’ author Chris Stokel-Walker on how to fix the world’s biggest video platform Over the past couple of years, YouTube’s been in hot water over a myriad of issues that would give any CEO sleepless nights. The list of offenses includes failing to police problematic videos appearing on its platform, toxic comments that have pushed it to disable the feature for some content, and t...
23:00, 2019-07-23

Dashlane cofounder launches Stonly, a platform for creating embeddable product explanations Alexis Fogel, cofounder of Dashlane, launched Stonly to help product teams, customer support staff, and bloggers explain how tools and services work.Read More...
20:17, 2019-07-17

Gayming Magazine: New media platform aims to bring gaming LGBTQ+ communities together A new online magazine is set to take the gaming world by storm by acting as a hub for LGBTQ+ stories and voices across the industry. Here's what you need to know....
19:51, 2019-05-31

India’s Byju’s education platform raises $150 million round for global expansion Indian ed-tech firm Byju’s has raised $150 million in funding in a round led by the Qatar Investment Authority. Byju’s recently acquired augmented reality kids game maker Osmo for $120 million, which has a big audience among kids in the U.S., as part of a global expansion. The new round ...
08:17, 2019-07-11

Luminar eyes production vehicles with $100M round and new Iris lidar platform Luminar is one of the major players in the new crop of lidar companies that have sprung up all over the world, and it’s moving fast to outpace its peers. Today the company announced a new $100M funding round, bringing its total raised to over $250M — as well as a perception platform and a new...
18:00, 2019-07-11

High-profile games and signings give new WSL season a perfect platform | Eni Aluko Manchester United will stir things up at the top, although Birmingham and Yeovil have their work cut out to stay upThe Women’s Super League starts this weekend in explosive style, with a Manchester derby at the Etihad Stadium, a London derby at Stamford Bridge and clear ambition to carry on the mome...
22:00, 2019-09-05

Hackers are exploiting a platform-agnostic flaw to track mobile phone locations Enlarge / Simjacker attack flow. (credit: AdaptiveMobile Security) Hackers are actively exploiting a critical weakness found in most mobile phones to surreptitiously track the location of users and possibly carry out other nefarious actions, researchers warned on Thursday. The so-called Simjacker ...
23:17, 2019-09-12

Uber now gives passengers ride credits for buying stuff through Cargo’s in-car commerce platform In-car commerce company Cargo now lets Uber riders earn credits and other perks when they buy stuff through Cargo's new expanded marketplace app.Read More...
20:17, 2019-07-17

Huawei’s cross-platform HarmonyOS will ship in China in 2019, globally in 2020 During a developer conference in China, Huawei detailed its forthcoming operating system -- HarmonyOS -- and said it will ship globally next year.Read More...
04:00, 2019-08-10

Social platform gains notoriety after gory photos of dead teen posted. What is Discord? A rapidly growing communication app, Discord, was used to publish photos of a murder victim say police. Here's what you need to know.        ...
01:34, 2019-07-17

Japan's Marubeni backs blockchain crowd-sourcing platform for solar, wind farms Japan's Marubeni Corp has agreed to back a blockchain power purchasing platform, WePower, that is looking to establish itself in Australia to tap rapid growth in solar and wind power, the two firms said on Tuesday....
14:34, 2019-07-23

Twitter will label tweets from Trump, world leaders who break the platform's rules Twitter will start displaying a new notice in front of tweets from public figures who break its community guidelines.       ...
23:34, 2019-06-27

Unique multi-platform Monero mining malware targets audio engineer pirates We’ve seen cryptocurrency hungry hackers hiding mining malware in Adobe Flash updates, and even in legitimate Windows updates, but now hackers are hiding it in cracked audio production software. Security researchers at ESET have uncovered a Monero cryptocurrency mining bot called LoudMiner. Hackers ...
22:00, 2019-06-20

Global News to provide multi-platform live coverage of Raptors parade Monday The parade is set to kick off at 10 a.m., but Global's pre-parade coverage will begin much earlier than that, starting at 6 a.m. on Global News Morning. ...
01:34, 2019-06-16

Civil rights activists slam Facebook's 'insufficient' attempts to tackle hate on its platform Facebook's latest update on its ongoing companywide civil rights audit has been criticized by activists who say that the social network needs to do much more to tackle hate on its platform. ...
00:17, 2019-07-02

Bats Europe Successfully Launches Buy-side Access to New European Equities Block IOI Platform LONDON – 20 March 2017 – Bats Europe, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, and BIDS Trading, L.P. (BIDS), the operator of the largest block trading alternative trading system (ATS) by volume in the U.S., announced today the successful buy-side focu...
21:34, 2019-05-21

YouTube is reportedly considering fundamental changes to its platform as it continues to face backlash over child safety (GOOG, GOOGL) Getty YouTube is considering new strategies in response to ongoing concerns about child safety on the massive video platform. Both Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal report that YouTube executives are considering moving all children's content to YouTube Kids, the platform's secondary app. While...
01:17, 2019-06-20

Donald Trump baby balloon: blimp is more than just protest symbol, it's a platform for good, says organiser The giant 'Trump Baby' blimp is set to fly in London again during the president's state visit – but this time it has a specific mission, its organiser said today....
09:34, 2019-05-25

Renault Clio Based On The CMF-B Platform Bags Five-Star Ratings In Euro NCAP; Stands Relevant For Th The all-new Renault Clio which is spawned by the CMF-B platform has bagged five-star ratings in the global NCAP crash test and this news stands even more crucial for the India market given the onset......
21:17, 2019-05-22

Ravelry, a social network for knitters with 8 million members, banned users from showing support for Donald Trump on the platform Lucy Nicholson/Reuters On Sunday, an online knitting community with 8 million members called Ravelry announced it was banning support for President Donald Trump and his administration on its site. It said that it would ban posts or content supporting Trump, but it would not delete project data, nor...
23:17, 2019-06-23

Amex acquired restaurant-booking platform Resy, and to celebrate it's offering cardholders bonus points on reservations through September Getty Images Amex recently acquired the restaurant reservation-booking service Resy. Through September 30 you can earn 500 Amex points on Resy bookings (on up to three bookings, for a total of up to 1,500 Amex points). Amex has one of the best cards for dining purchases, the American Express® G...
00:00, 2019-08-17

S&P 100 INDEX (OEX) OPTIONS TO TRADE ON CBOE'S HYBRID TRADING PLATFORM BEGINNING DECEMBER 9; Citigroup, Inc. Appointed Lead Market Maker (LMM) Chicago, November 24, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that options on the S&P 100 Index (OEX) will begin trading on CBOE's Hybrid Trading Platform on Tuesday, December 9, 2008.CBOE's Hybrid will enable multiple, competing quotes and high-speed electronic executions f...
03:17, 2019-05-23

Tate Modern incident: Police say child who was thrown from tenth-floor viewing platform is six-year-old French boy visiting London with family The child who was thrown from the tenth floor viewing platform at London's Tate Modern is a six-year-old French boy who was visiting the UK capital with his family, police have said....
22:34, 2019-08-05

Cboe Announces Successful Migration of Cboe Futures Exchange to Proprietary Technology Platform CHICAGO – February 27, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the successful migration of Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE) to its proprietary Bats technology, a significant milestone in the company’s multi-excha...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Cboe Announces Successful Migration of Cboe C2 Options Exchange to Proprietary Technology Platform CHICAGO – May 15, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the successful migration of Cboe C2 Options Exchange (C2) to its proprietary Bats technology, marking the latest step in the company’s multi-exchange...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Cloudera customers hit brakes on renewals ahead of Cloudera Data Platform, CEO Reilly to retire Cloudera Tom Reilly will retire July 31 and Martin Cole is interim CEO. Cloudera customers are also holding back renewals pending the launch of the Cloudera Data Platform....
04:01, 2019-06-06

Best Smart TV 2019: every smart TV platform ranked, rated and reviewed These days, smart TVs are so common it doesn't feel necessary to add the 'smart' to them. You'd have to hunt high and low to find a new TV that doesn't come with some form of smart capability or features built-in, whether that's LG's WebOS, Google's Android TV...
15:51, 2019-05-21

'Xbox Live Is Not A Free Speech Platform': Xbox Boss Promises New Features To Make Online Gaming Less Hostile You can learn a lot about a person by the values they express, and possibly something about an entire gaming platform by the blog posts the person running it writes. That’s why I was so eager at E3 last week to ask the head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, why he recently wrote a 1200-word essay mostly about ...
01:34, 2019-06-21

Cboe Global Markets Announces Planned Migration Date of Cboe Options Exchange to Bats Technology Platform CHICAGO – April 5, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that it plans to migrate Cboe Options Exchange to the company’s proprietary Bats technology on October 7, 2019....
14:32, 2019-05-21

CBOE AND CBSX OFFERING AUTOMATED EXECUTIONS FOR COMBINED STOCK AND OPTION TRADES THROUGH A SINGLE ELECTRONIC PLATFORM; Functionality Delivers Cost Savings and Trading Efficiencies CHICAGO, October 13, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and the CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) announced today that they are now offering fully automated executions for combined option and stock trades through a single electronic platform. ......
03:17, 2019-05-23

Tate Modern incident: Teenager charged with attempted murder after child, 6, 'thrown from viewing platform' of London museum A teenage boy has been charged with attempted murder after a six-year-old boy was allegedly thrown from a viewing platform at the Tate Modern art gallery....
21:00, 2019-08-06

Tate Modern incident: Boy, six, thrown from 10th floor viewing platform now 'critical but stable' as teenager remains in custody A six-year-old boy who was thrown from a 10th-floor viewing platform at the Tate Modern art gallery in London is now in a critical but stable condition, police have said....
11:51, 2019-08-05

OptionsCityTM Now A Certified CFE Vendor; OptionsCity Metro Trading Platform Offers Users Trading and Market Making Capabilities on the CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) CHICAGO, October 16, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and OptionsCity, a Chicago-based independent trading software vendor, today announced that OptionsCity has completed the vendor certification process for the CBOE Futures Exchange and is now approved to provide its customers that are CFE Tr...
03:17, 2019-05-23

Tate Modern incident: Boy, six, thrown from London museum's 10th floor viewing platform now 'critical but stable' as teenager remains in custody A six-year-old boy who was thrown from a 10th-floor viewing platform at the Tate Modern art gallery in London is now in a critical but stable condition, police have said....
12:34, 2019-08-05

Derek Blasberg on YouTube's new platform /Fashion: 'there's a hunger for this type of content' YouTube's Director of Fashion & Beauty hasn't only been brushing the shoulders of our favourite celebrities, he's also been working on the channel's latest baby...
18:34, 2019-09-05

The Man With the $13 Billion Checkbook How Darren Walker, a gay black man who grew up poor in Texas, came to be one of the best connected people in New York City. And what that means for the future of philanthropy....
14:17, 2019-07-12

U.S. to Sell $150 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $150 billion in securities next week, comprising $74 billion in new debt and $76 billion in previously sold debt....
02:17, 2019-06-07

Broadcom to Take $2 Billion Hit From Huawei Ban Broadcom said it would make $2 billion less in annual sales than expected following the U.S. ban on exports to Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies....
03:51, 2019-06-14

Does SoftBank Really Have $108 Billion for Its Vision Fund 2? SoftBank appeared to have pulled off a fundraising coup last month when it announced a technology investment fund with $108 billion in expected capital from the likes of Apple and Microsoft....
17:00, 2019-08-06

Brookfield, GIC to buy Genesee & Wyoming for about $6.4 billion Canada's Brookfield Asset Management Inc and Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC on Monday agreed to buy U.S. freight railroad owner Genesee & Wyoming Inc for about $6.4 billion in cash....
14:17, 2019-07-01

Treasury to Sell $99 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department next week will auction $99 billion in securities, ranging from 13-week bills to 10-year Treasury inflation-protected securities....
19:17, 2019-09-12

UN to appeal for $1.2 billion to help 5 million Palestinians The head of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees says he hopes donors will be as generous this year as they were last year after the United States cut all funding for the $1.2 billion program to help some 5 million Palestinians...
02:00, 2019-06-22

IBM to win unconditional EU okay for $34 billion Red Hat deal: sources U.S. tech giant International Business Machines Corp is set to secure unconditional EU approval for its $34 billion bid for software company Red Hat, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
19:00, 2019-06-19

Treasury to Sell $112 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $112 billion in securities, comprising $76 billion in new debt and $36 billion in previously sold debt....
21:00, 2019-07-11

With $1 Billion From Microsoft, an A.I. Lab Wants to Mimic the Brain OpenAI, now managed by start-up guru Sam Altman, wants to create a machine that can do anything the human brain can do. Skeptics wonder if it is possible....
17:00, 2019-07-22

Microsoft to invest $1 billion in OpenAI Microsoft Corp said on Monday it was investing $1 billion in San Francisco-based OpenAI and that the two had formed a multi-year partnership to develop artificial intelligence supercomputing technologies on Microsoft's Azure cloud computing service....
16:51, 2019-07-22

PG&E to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to local governments. Attorneys representing 14 local public entities announced the settlement with Pacific Gas & Electric on Tuesday to co...
02:34, 2019-06-19

WSJ: Facebook reaches $5 billion FTC settlement The inevitable has happened for Facebook. After weeks of reports that the company was working to settle with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over its privacy practices, the two parties have finally come to an agreement. The Wall Street Journal rep......
23:17, 2019-07-12

Boeing 737 Max Troubles Add Up: $8 Billion and Counting The company, which had already announced $1 billion in costs from the jet’s grounding after two crashes, added $5.6 billion to compensate airlines and $1.7 billion due to a production slowdown....
02:17, 2019-07-19

Over $1 billion of cocaine seized in Philadelphia U.S. authorities seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine Tuesday from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history. (June 18)        ...
00:17, 2019-06-19

Facebook users have raised over $2 billion for causes Facebook frequently finds itself in the news for harm done to the public, but there are moments when its platform is put to good use. The social network has revealed that people have raised over $2 billion for causes through its Fundraisers system,......
23:00, 2019-09-19

On day of settlement with FTC, Facebook says some 2.1 billion use its apps every day On day of $5-billion settlement with FTC, Facebook announces $16.9 billion revenue quarter, up 8% from prior year, with $2 billion included in release.       ...
00:00, 2019-07-25

Facebook not worried about $5 billion FTC fine Facebook’s eye-popping $5 billion FTC fine may have set a record, but it’s a drop in the bucket for owner Mark Zuckerberg. Zuckerberg, who has a net worth of $79.8 billion according to Bloomberg, could pay the fine out-of-pocket and still remain comfortably placed as the fifth-richest man in the wor...
09:17, 2019-07-25

Fireworks sales to top $1.3 billion in 2019 The fireworks business receives most of its revenue in the leadup to the Fourth of July holiday. That revenue has surged recently.       ...
22:34, 2019-07-02

BP to Exit Alaska With $5.6 Billion Sale BP, a leading oil company in Alaska for six decades, is selling all of its assets in the state to Hilcorp Energy for $5.6 billion. The British company’s departure marks the latest blow to the Alaskan oil sector....
02:34, 2019-08-28

U.S. Threatens Further Tariffs on $4 Billion of EU Goods The U.S. has widened its threat to impose tariffs against the European Union, pending the outcome of a World Trade Organization case over subsidies to the airplane manufacturer Airbus....
10:17, 2019-07-02

WeWork may seek IPO valuation as low as $10 billion WeWork’s parent company may seek a valuation as low as $10 billion in its looming public debut, a dramatic discount to the $47 billion valuation it achieved in January, people familiar with the matter said Friday. The deliberations indicate that WeWork does not feel confident that the corporat...
21:51, 2019-09-13

U.S. demands $12.7 billion in judgment against 'El Chapo' U.S. authorities said on Friday they were seeking a court order requiring Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to forfeit $12.7 billion following his conviction for racketeering and drug trafficking crimes earlier this year....
04:51, 2019-07-06

Google to pay $1.1 billion in France following tax probe After a four-year investigation, Google has agreed to pay almost €1 billion ($1.10 billion) to French authorities because it did not fully declare its tax activities in the country, as reported by Reuters. The payment covers a €500 million......
15:17, 2019-09-13

Volkswagen’s $17 Billion Change of Direction The car giant is finally putting its faith in the wonders of the capital markets with its Traton trucks IPO. If only Germany’s citizens would do the same. ...
17:00, 2019-06-14

Netflix has shipped 5 billion discs Streaming dominates Netflix's universe, but don't think its disc-based service is dead yet -- in fact, it just marked a big milestone. The other part of Netflix's business just shipped its 5 billionth disc (Rocketman, if you're curious) 21 years aft......
04:34, 2019-08-27

'Pokémon Go' has racked up 1 billion downloads So much for Pokémon Go's initial success being nothing more than a fad. The Pokémon Company has released a series of videos in Japanese noting that Niantic's location-based mobile game has been downloaded over 1 billion times since lau......
23:17, 2019-07-31

GE's New Billion-Dollar Problem? Boeing's MAX Just as General Electric says it is making progress on some of the conglomerate’s thorniest problems, the extended grounding of Boeing’s 737 MAX jet is putting a fresh strain on its finances....
16:00, 2019-08-01

Cisco to Buy Acacia Communications for About $2.6 Billion Cisco Systems is buying Acacia Communicationsm a maker of high-speed, optical interconnect technologies, for about $2.6 billion, or $70 a share, looking to meet rising demands on performance of networking gear....
17:34, 2019-07-09

The Company IBM's Buying For 34 Billion Dollars International Business Machines Corp said on Tuesday it has closed its $34 billion acquisition of software company Red Hat Inc as it looks to ramp up its cloud computing business....
23:17, 2019-07-09

Facebook Agrees to Pay $5 Billion in FTC Settlement Facebook agreed to pay a record $5 billion fine and better police its data-privacy practices to settle a long-running federal investigation that has damaged the company’s standing with consumers and clouded its future....
15:51, 2019-07-24

Treasury to Sell $113 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $113 billion in securities next week, comprising $62 billion in new debt and $51 billion in previously sold debt....
18:17, 2019-06-13

Apple Says It Would Rather Not Pay $14.3 Billion in Back Taxes to the EU The European Union has ordered Apple to pay roughly $14.3 billion (13 billion euros) to cover back taxes the EU says is owed to Ireland. But Apple is putting up a fight and said the tax bill “defies reality and common sense” in a new statement to a European court this morning.Read more......
14:51, 2019-09-17

U.S. Collected $63 Billion in Tariffs Through June The tariff hikes approved by President Trump have infuriated Beijing and escalated the U.S.-China trade war, but there has been at least one beneficiary: the U.S. Treasury....
13:51, 2019-08-07

StockX Is Latest $1 Billion Unicorn StockX, an online marketplace that lets individuals trade sneakers like stocks, closed a round of venture funding that valued the startup at more than $1 billion, riding the sneaker-reselling craze fueled by teens....
20:51, 2019-06-27

Treasury to Sell $94 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department next week will auction $94 billion in securities, ranging from 13-week bills to 30-year Treasury inflation-protected securities....
17:00, 2019-08-16

EU regulators to decide on IBM's $34 billion Red Hat bid by June 27 EU antitrust regulators will decide by June 27 whether to clear U.S. tech giant International Business Machines Corp's $34 billion bid for software company Red Hat....
17:17, 2019-05-21

Treasury to Sell $203 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $203 billion in securities next week, comprising $149 billion in new debt and $54 billion in previously sold debt....
02:34, 2019-05-24

Microsoft posts a record $29.1 billion Q1. Same old, same old (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft has posted the results of the first quarter of its 2019 financial year, which runs up until September 30, 2018. Revenue was $29.1 billion, up 19 percent year on year, to set a new record for the company's first quarter. Operating income rose 29 percent ...
17:34, 2019-05-21

Uber Lost Another Billion Dollars, NBD Uber’s first quarterly earnings report as a publicly-traded company tells us much of the same as every other report the company has ever released about its finances: they can’t stop, won’t stop losing so much freaking money....
01:17, 2019-05-31

How the Promise of a $120 Billion Uber I.P.O. Evaporated Uber’s offering was supposed to be a crowning moment for the ride-hailing company. But it suffered setback after setback and ultimately resulted in pointed questions for all involved....
15:01, 2019-05-21

Bulgaria sees F-16 jet deal with U.S. at $1.2 billion Bulgaria expects the United States to make an offer soon to sell it eight new F-16 fighter jets for its army at $1.2 billion, the defense ministry said on Tuesday....
08:51, 2019-06-04

This app has saved Americans $10 billion on prescriptions so far Start-up GoodRx is upending pharmacies with an app that gives users real-time drug prices at 70,000 locations nationwide. It was ranked No. 6 on the 2019 CNBC Disruptor 50 list....
17:00, 2019-05-21

More than €10 Billion Traded on Bats LIS Since Launch LONDON – 26 September 2017 – Bats Europe, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today reported that more than €10 billion has executed on Bats LIS, its block trading platform powered by BIDS technology, since its launch less than 10 months ago....
18:17, 2019-05-21

CBS unlikely to pay Lionsgate’s $5.5 billion price tag for Starz Lionsgate’s chances of selling its Starz TV network to CBS for $5.5 billion just shrank — by about $2 billion. Investors in the film studio behind “The Hunger Games” made it abundantly clear this week that they don’t see CBS writing a $5 billion-plus check to Lionsgate to acquire Starz, the station ...
09:51, 2019-05-25

Pentagon gets 8.8% discount in $34 billion F-35 jet deal The U.S. Department of Defense has a "handshake" agreement with Lockheed Martin Co to cut 8.8 percent from the price of its latest order of F-35A fighter jet, shaving a year from the time frame in which each aircraft will cost less than $80 million, a Pentagon official said on Monday....
00:00, 2019-06-11

One in a billion: Why Virat Kohli represents a 'new India' In a country where cricket's unifying importance is tantamount to that of religion, the role of leading India into a World Cup comes with a certain divinity -- both an unrivaled privilege and the not insubstantial pressure of carrying the weight of a nation's expectations on your shoulders....
15:17, 2019-05-22

US trade deficit shrinks to $50.8 billion in April WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit shrank in April, but the politically sensitive deficit with China moved higher. The Commerce Department says the gap between the goods and services the U.S. buys and what it sells abroad fell 2.1% to $50.8 billion in April from March. Exports fell 2.2% to $20...
16:00, 2019-06-06

Airtel Africa Looks at $1 Billion London Listing Airtel Africa is considering a stock market flotation in London, it said on Tuesday, part of efforts to expand its data and mobile money services across Africa....
14:34, 2019-05-28

IBM closes $34 billion Red Hat acquisition: Now it's time to deliver Red Hat is now part of IBM and the two companies made sure customers, developers and partners all knew about the commitment to open source, developer programs and multi-cloud deployments....
17:17, 2019-07-09

Trump Threatens China With Further $300 Billion Of Tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to hit China with "at least" another $300 billion of tariffs but said he thought both China and Mexico wanted to make deals in their trade disputes with the......
12:34, 2019-06-06

Infineon to buy Cypress Semiconductors in $10 billion deal Infineon has agreed to buy Cypress Semiconductors in a deal valuing the U.S. maker of microchips used in cars and electronic devices at 9 billion euros ($10.1 billion), including debt, the German company said on Monday....
10:17, 2019-06-03

| Population of Earth to reach 9.7 billion in 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United Nations report released Monday said....
03:51, 2019-06-19

PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to local governments. Attorneys representing 14 local public entities announced the settlement with Pacific Gas & Electric on Tuesday to co...
04:34, 2019-06-19

PG&E to pay $1 billion to local governments for catastrophic wildfires California utility Pacific Gas and Electric has agreed to pay $1 billion to 14 local governments for igniting several devastating wildfires that destroyed thousands of homes and nearly wiped out one town. ...
06:34, 2019-06-19

Slack IPO starts trading at $38.50 for $23 billion valuation Slack's IPO started with a bang as the first trade was priced at $38.50, giving the company a $23 billion valuation, well above the expected $16 billion.Read More...
00:34, 2019-06-21

Islanders get approval for $1.3 billion arena project The New York state board responsible for economic development has approved a $1.3 billion project to build 19,000-seat arena that will be the new home of the New York Islanders as well as a 350,000-square-foot entertainment complex, according to a report by Newsday....
02:17, 2019-08-10

China to Impose Tariffs on $75 Billion More of U.S. Goods China will impose tariffs on $75 billion worth of additional U.S. products in response to U.S. tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese goods. The country will also resume tariffs of 25% on U.S. vehicles and 5% on U.S. auto parts starting Dec. 15....
16:51, 2019-08-23

Population Of Earth To Reach 9.7 Billion In 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United Nations report released Monday said....
15:17, 2019-06-18

PG&E Strikes $11 Billion Settlement With Insurers Over Wildfires PG&E agreed on an $11 billion settlement to resolve all claims by insurance carriers from the 2017 Northern California wildfires and the 2018 Camp Fire....
04:34, 2019-09-14

Huawei's US ban may cost $30 billion, but it vows to rebound If you were wondering what the short-term cost of America's war with Huawei was, then your estimates can begin at the $30 billion mark. That's the figure Huawei chief Ren Zhengfei mentioned earlier today when discussing the hit his company will take......
14:51, 2019-06-17

LSE's $27 billion deal rehabilitates Refinitiv debt Financial data firm Refinitiv's $13.5 billion debt, once described as having some of the weakest-ever investor protections typical of the frothy peak of the credit cycle, is being rehabilitated by its $27 billion merger with the London Stock Exchange....
19:17, 2019-08-01

Behind Brazil's $240 Billion Pension Cut, a Once-Reviled Ex-Banker House Speaker Rodrigo Maia takes the spotlight from President Jair Bolsonaro with a startling legislative victory, as the lawmaker pushes an ambitious agenda for Brazil....
22:17, 2019-08-01

Facebook’s Getting Slapped With a $5 Billion FTC Privacy Settlement The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a record privacy settlement against Facebook requiring the social media company to pay about $5 billion to resolve an investigation stemming from the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. The FTC’s settlement was approved by a vote of 3-2, according to tw...
01:51, 2019-07-13

Simjacker attack could affect a billion smartphones A new SIM card flaw has been discovered by security researchers who say that more than a billion smartphones could be at risk as threat actors are currently exploiting it in the wild.The vulnerability, called Simjacker, was found in mobile SIM cards by researchers at AdaptiveMobile Security and it i...
00:34, 2019-09-14

PG&E shareholders outline possible $15 billion rights issue PG&E Corp shareholders have committed to engaging in a rights offering worth a potential $15 billion in support of a planned reorganization of the embattled company, according to a company filing on Thursday. [https://bit.ly/2GVp33o ]...
17:51, 2019-08-08

FTC approves roughly $5 billion Facebook settlement: WSJ The United States Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc over a long-running investigation into the company's privacy missteps, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday....
22:17, 2019-07-12

PG&E settles wildfire claims with insurers for $11 billion PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement to resolve most claims by insurance carriers related to 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California....
20:17, 2019-09-13

FTC Approves Roughly $5 Billion Facebook Settlement The Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook over a long-running probe into the tech giant’s privacy missteps, according to a person familiar with the matter....
22:00, 2019-07-12

GateHouse Media Parent to Buy Gannett for $1.4 Billion The country’s two largest newspaper chains agreed to combine their businesses in a roughly $1.4 billion deal, further consolidating an industry reeling from strong economic headwinds....
05:34, 2019-08-06

Universe might be 2 billion years younger: study Researchers at the Max Planck Society in Germany have said the cosmos is expanding faster than previously believed, leading them to believe the universe is significantly younger. But some are skeptical of the findings....
11:51, 2019-09-13

World population to reach 9.7 billion by 2050 — UN The United Nations predicts that half of this growth will take place in only nine countries, as the world is getting older overall. India is projected to become the world's most-populated country by 2027....
06:51, 2019-06-18

Apple’s $3 billion purchase of Beats has already paid off "Oh Shit, the Forbes list just changed," Tyrese Gibson proclaimed in a 2014 Facebook video. "The first billionaire in hip-hop, right here from the motherfucking West Coast," Dr. Dre chimed in....
19:17, 2019-05-28

Snap to raise $1 billion to invest in AR, possible acquisitions Snap Inc on Tuesday said it will raise $1 billion in short-term debt and plans to invest in more media content, augmented reality features and may also buy other companies....
18:34, 2019-08-06

Facebook plans its own currency for 2 billion-plus users SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is launching a new digital currency to make e-commerce accessible to more people around the world. The social media giant is announcing Libra, a cryptocurrency it is creating with more than two dozen partners including Uber, PayPal, Visa and Spotify. The digital currenc...
12:34, 2019-06-18

Huawei Expects $30 Billion Revenue Hit From U.S. Clampdown The U.S. campaign against Huawei Technologies is taking a toll, with the company’s founder forecasting a hit to revenue of about $30 billion over the next two years....
13:17, 2019-06-17

NASCAR is buying International Speedway for $2 billion NEW YORK (AP) — NASCAR is buying International Speedway for $2 billion. The post NASCAR is buying International Speedway for $2 billion appeared first on LEX18.com....
15:51, 2019-05-22

Aramco Bulks Up on Refining With $15 Billion Deal Saudi Aramco is buying a stake in Reliance’s energy business, worth some $15 billion including debt, a move that would help match its enormous crude production with refining capacity, as it gears up for its planned IPO....
17:00, 2019-08-12

Big Five leagues spend over $6 billion in transfer window "Spending by teams in Europe\u0027s Big Five leagues totalled a record 5.5 billion euros ($6.13 billion) during the close season transfer window, financial analyst Deloitte\u0027s Sports Business Group said on Tuesday."...
20:17, 2019-09-03

Cyprus says it stands to gain $9 billion from gas field NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ energy minister says the east Mediterranean island nation stands to gain more than $9 billion over 18 years from the export of gas from its offshore ‘Aphrodite’ field. Georgios Lakkotrypis said Wednesday that a renegotiated contract with the consortiu...
13:51, 2019-06-05

US threatens EU with $4 billion worth of additional tariffs Just days after reaching a truce over trade with China, the US government on Monday increased pressure on Europe in a long-running dispute over aircraft subsidies....
10:51, 2019-07-02

Evergrande squeezed by $53 billion in maturing debt China Evergrande Group, the property developer with dreams of becoming an electric-vehicle powerhouse, is finding it’s picked an inopportune time to load up on debt....
22:17, 2019-09-02

Hurricane Dorian could cost insurers $25 billion: UBS Hurricane Dorian, which battered the Bahamas early on Monday, could cause insurance industry losses of up to $25 billion, according to analysts at UBS....
19:51, 2019-09-02

China to slap tariffs on $75 billion in US goods China plans to slap new tariffs on $75 billion worth of American products as retaliation against President Trump’s latest round of duties in the latest escalation of the trade war between Washington and Beijing....
18:17, 2019-08-23

Bids in Germany's 5G auction already top 6 billion euros Germany's auction of frequencies for fifth-generation mobile services, now into its 10th week, has drawn 6 billion euros ($6.7 billion) in bids so far....
21:34, 2019-05-23

Crackdown targets scammers behind 1 billion robocalls Federal authorities announced a major crackdown on dozens of robocallers responsible for about 1 billion robocalls. The effort, dubbed “Operation Call it Quits,” included actions by the Federal Trade Commission and 25 additional federal, state and local agencies, to target spam call oper...
02:00, 2019-06-28

Trump signs $4.6 billion border aid package President Donald Trump signed a $4.6 billion aid package on Monday to help the federal government cope with the surge of Central American immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. (July 1)        ...
04:17, 2019-07-02

Constitutionality of $16 billion of Illinois bonds challenged The sale of $10 billion of general obligation bonds in 2003 and $6 billion in 2017 by Illinois was unconstitutional because the proceeds were used for loans to the state's pension funds or to finance budget deficits, according to a court filing on Monday....
03:34, 2019-07-02

China To Impose New Tariffs On $75 Billion Of US Imports China announced Friday it will hit US soybeans, lobsters, peanut butter and other imports worth $75 billion with new tariffs in retaliation for Washington's planned duty hikes, further intensifying......
05:51, 2019-08-24

How China Is Planning to Rank 1.3 Billion People China has a radical plan to influence the behavior of its 1.3 billion people: It wants to grade each of them on aspects of their lives to reflect how good (or bad) a citizen they are. Versions of the so-called social credit system are being tested in a dozen cities with the aim of eventually creatin...
12:51, 2019-06-04

Carmakers Have $372 Billion Incentive To Defy Trump Trump on Wednesday lobbed baseless accusations at Ford Motor, which along with BMW, Honda Motor and Volkswagen recently sided with the Golden State. But the financial case for greener vehicles is......
12:00, 2019-08-25

Earth’s water came from a collision 4 billion years ago Water arrived on Earth at exactly the same time that the moon was created over 4 billion years ago, according to a new study. This phenomenon is thought to have happened when an “ancient planet” called Theia smashed into Earth. Planetologists at the University of Münster in Germany have ...
20:01, 2019-05-23

Applied Materials to Buy Kokusai Electric From KKR for $2.2 Billion Applied Materials said it is acquiring Kokusai Electric, a producer of semiconductor manufacturing equipment, for $2.2 billion from global investment firm KKR....
15:51, 2019-07-01

IBM gains unconditional EU approval for $34 billion Red Hat deal U.S. tech giant International Business Machines Corp on Thursday won unconditional EU antitrust approval for its $34 billion acquisition of software company Red Hat ....
19:51, 2019-06-27

Germany's Metro says $6.6 billion bid undervalues company Metro said that an unsolicited offer by two prominent investors to take over the German retailer substantially undervalues it and advised shareholders on Sunday to hold off on taking action until management comments further....
13:34, 2019-06-23

India's PNB says detects 38 billion rupee fraud India's state-run Punjab National Bank (PNB) on Saturday said it had reported a borrowing fraud of 38.05 billion Indian rupees ($556 million) in Bhushan Power & Steel Ltd's account to the country's central bank....
23:34, 2019-07-06

Sri Lanka In Talks With China For $1 Billion Loan Sri Lanka is seeking a loan of nearly $1.0 billion from China for energy and highways as the island recovers from the devastating Easter Sunday bombings, the finance ministry said Thursday....
16:17, 2019-06-20

Startup that owns TikTok now has one billion users ByteDance, the Beijing-based startup behind popular short video platform TikTok, has amassed more than one billion monthly active users across its apps....
19:51, 2019-06-20

U.S. clears SoftBank's $2.25 billion investment in GM's Cruise SoftBank has come under increasing U.S. scrutiny over its ties to Chinese firms in the face of an escalating trade and technology war between Washington and Beijing....
15:34, 2019-07-06

US seeks $12.7 billion from drug lord 'El Chapo' Citing years of narcotics trafficking, US prosecutors have called for "El Chapo" to forfeit billions in drug money. But his lawyer dismissed the request, saying "the government has never located or identified a penny."...
08:17, 2019-07-06

Trump announces $16 billion in aid for U.S. farmers hit by trade war The package announced at the White House is bigger than last year's $12 billion in emergency aid for farmers and ranchers caught in tariff showdowns....
08:17, 2019-05-24

U.S. seeks $12.7 billion from ‘El Chapo’ — the value of all the drugs he trafficked The sum represents the total amount of cocaine, marijuana and heroin that a jury found Guzman to have trafficked, multiplied by the average prices of those drugs, according to a filing by prosecutors in Brooklyn federal court....
05:00, 2019-07-06

For 5G, AT&T and T-Mobile buy $1.8 billion worth of 24GHz spectrum across US Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | SOPA Images) AT&T and T-Mobile committed to spend nearly $1.8 billion, combined, on high-frequency spectrum for their 5G networks in a Federal Communications Commission auction that sold airwave licenses covering the whole US. Verizon committed to spend $506 million...
02:51, 2019-06-06

PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 billion fund: Bloomberg Troubled power utility company PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday....
23:51, 2019-06-05

US Advances $8 Billion Sale Of F-16 Fighters To Taiwan The White House has advanced a proposal to sell $8 billion worth of advanced F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, a move that would likely anger strategic rival Beijing, a senior US senator confirmed Friday....
21:00, 2019-08-16

PG&E to float $31 billion restructuring plan: Bloomberg Power producer PG&E Corp will propose a $31 billion bankruptcy restructuring plan that will include two funds worth a total of $34 billion to cover past and future wildfire claims, Bloomberg reported https://twitter.com/scottdeveau/status/1142117995680030720 on Friday....
19:34, 2019-06-21

Billion-year-old fossils may be early fungus Enlarge (credit: Loron, et. al.) When did the first complex multicellular life arise? Most people, being a bit self-centered, would point to the Ediacaran and Cambrian, when the first animal life appeared and then diversified. Yet studies of DNA suggest that fungi may have originated far earlier t...
11:17, 2019-05-23

Americans to spend $1 billion on beer this 4th of July Nevada will become the first state to ban employers from rejecting job applicants because of failed drug tests. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
02:00, 2019-07-04

German chipmaker Infineon to buy Cypress for $10 billion MADRID (AP) — German chipmaker Infineon is buying U.S.-based Cypress Semiconductor Corp. for more than $10 billion. Infineon will pay $23.85 for each outstanding share of Cypress in the deal, which is expected to close late this year or early in 2020. The companies said the sale price represents a 4...
15:51, 2019-06-03

Palestinians reject US's €50 billion peace plan Palestinian officials have described as "abstract promises" a new $50 billion investment plan for the Palestinian economy. The Palestinian Authority will boycott a two-day peace conference in Bahrain next week....
00:34, 2019-06-23

Shell Avoids Hard Promises on That $125 Billion Investment and debt-reduction demands will persist, and the need for M&A can’t be ruled out. Investors should be grateful for the dividend they’ve got....
22:00, 2019-06-04

Pepsi Expands in Africa With $1.7 Billion Deal PepsiCo has agreed to pay $1.7 billion to buy South Africa’s Pioneer Foods, as the beverage giant looks to expand and accelerate its growth in sub-Saharan Africa....
14:51, 2019-07-19

Facebook to Pay Record $5 billion US FTC Fine Over Privacy Facebook will pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine to resolve a government probe into its privacy practices and will boost safeguards on user data, the US FTC and the social media company said on......
06:51, 2019-07-25

US and Canada have lost three billion birds since 1970 More than one in four birds have been lost across diverse groups and habitats, in what researchers describe as a ‘wake-up call’The US and Canada have lost more than one in four birds – a total of three billion – since 1970, culminating in what scientists who published a new study are calling a “wide...
19:34, 2019-09-20

Brazil's Bolsonaro says government must cut another 2.5 billion reais President Jair Bolsonaro said on Saturday that Brazil's federal government will need to cut its budget by 2.5 billion reais ($667 million) next week, website UOL reported, as weak economic growth continues to squeeze revenue....
01:34, 2019-07-21

FTC to Announce $5 Billion Facebook Settlement as Soon as This Week The Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce as soon as this week a settlement with Facebook over the company’s privacy practices, according to people familiar with the matter....
21:00, 2019-07-22

Microsoft, AT&T ink cloud deal worth more than $2 billion Microsoft Corp and AT&T Inc on Wednesday said they reached a deal under which the telecommunications firm will tap Microsoft's Azure cloud service for its computing needs and provide Office 365 software to much of its 268,000-strong workforce....
15:17, 2019-07-17

NXP to buy Marvell's WiFi, Bluetooth business for $1.76 billion Dutch chipmaker NXP Semiconductors NV said on Wednesday it will buy Marvell Technology Group Ltd's wireless connectivity business for $1.76 billion in cash to offer its customers a bigger product portfolio....
17:51, 2019-05-29

Uber's First-Quarter Loss Tops $1 Billion The ride-hailing company’s loss topped $1 billion in its first quarterly report as a public company, affirming its continuing challenge of spending heavily to fend off ride-hailing and delivery rivals....
00:51, 2019-05-31

Boeing takes $4.9 billion charge related to 737 MAX Boeing said on Thursday it would take an after-tax charge of $4.9 billion in the second quarter related to estimated disruptions from the grounding of its 737 MAX after two deadly crashes....
22:51, 2019-07-18

Google to spend $3 billion on European datacenters Google will make an additional investment of $3.3 billion over the next two years to expand its European data centers, CEO Sundar Pichai said.Read More...
19:34, 2019-09-20

Mozambique Says It Needs $3.2 Billion to Recover After Deadly Cyclones (JOHANNESBURG) — Mozambique says it needs $3.2 billion to recover from a pair of powerful tropical cyclones that ripped into the southern African nation earlier this year and left hundreds dead, raising alarm about the effects of climate change on coastal nations. That’s according to a g...
11:51, 2019-05-30

DowDuPont to take $800 million to $1.3 billion charge in the second quarter DowDuPont said it expects to book an pretax charge of $800 million to $1.3 billion for the April-June quarter, resulting from changes in valuation of assets in the wake of a drop in ethanol prices and weak demand for its biomaterial products....
16:00, 2019-05-29

Lawmakers pass $11.8 billion Arizona budget PHOENIX (AP) – The Latest on action at the Arizona Legislature as members rush to adjourn for the year (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Arizona has a new $11.8 billion budget after lawmakers overcame tense infighting among Republicans, who hold narrow majorities in the House and Senate. Budget bil...
14:34, 2019-05-29

TechnipFMC awarded $7.6 billion contract for Arctic LNG-2 Oil services firm TechnipFMC said on Tuesday it had been awarded a major engineering, procurement and construction contract by Russia's Novatek and its partners for the Arctic 2 liquefied natural gas project in western Siberia....
02:51, 2019-07-24

Banks Set to Win $40 Billion in Relief From Postcrisis Rule Banking agencies moved to ease a postcrisis rule that could free up nearly $40 billion for big global banks, the latest regulatory victory for Wall Street....
10:17, 2019-09-18

5G auction in Germany raises €6.5 billion from four telcoms After hundreds of rounds of bidding over nearly three months, Germany raised more than expected from its 5G spectrum auction. Auction winners will have to supply households with fast internet and share their networks....
07:34, 2019-06-13

A $45 Billion Bet On India Is Rapidly Unravelling: Economists After pouring $45 billion into the stock market over the past six years on hopes that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would unleash the country's economic potential, international money managers are now......
11:51, 2019-09-18

Frontier Communications to sell some assets for $1.35 billion Telecom service provider Frontier Communications Corp said on Wednesday it would sell its assets in some U.S. states to investment firms WaveDivision Capital LLC and Searchlight Capital Partners LLC for $1.35 billion....
16:34, 2019-05-29

EU clears Vodafone's $22 billion Liberty deal Brussels gave its blessing to Vodafone's $22 billion purchase of Liberty Global's cable networks in Germany and central Europe, clearing the way for the British company to become Europe's largest mobile, broadband and TV provider....
17:34, 2019-07-18

NBA free agency: Roughly $3 billion spent on Day 1 The first day of NBA free agency was one of the wildest in recent memory, as roughly $3 billion — yes, billion — in new contract money was agreed to.       ...
17:34, 2019-07-01

Mozambique seeks $3.2 billion to recover from cyclones JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Mozambique says it needs $3.2 billion to recover from a pair of tropical cyclones that ripped into the southern African nation this year and killed more than 600 people. That’s according to a government assessment for a global pledging conference that begins Friday. Some ai...
13:51, 2019-05-30

Microsoft invests $1 billion in OpenAI, which is going all-in on Azure OpenAI, a company working on AI for the public good, is committing to build with Microsoft new Azure AI supercomputing technologies, and getting a $1 billion infusion from Microsoft as part of the arrangement....
18:51, 2019-07-22

WeWork lost $1.9 billion last year, but it's considering going public The We Company, parent company of WeWork, is the latest in a string of richly valued start-ups set to go public this year. But though it is valued at $47 billion, it's far from turning a profit. Instead, it's hemorrhaging cash....
17:17, 2019-05-21

Callon Petroleum to Buy Carrizo Oil for $1.2 Billion in Stock Callon Petroleum has said it would buy Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. for $1.2 billion in stock as the oil company seeks to build scale in key production areas in Texas, including in the Permian Basin and Eagle Ford shale production areas....
17:51, 2019-07-15

Google Photos hit a billion users in just over four years Google has confirmed Google Photos now has more than a billion users. It surpassed the milestone earlier this summer, a little over four years after it unveiled Photos, Google told Fast Company in a profile of the service....
18:17, 2019-07-24

Federal Budget Would Raise Spending by $320 Billion Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California and Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, are close to a deal to increase spending and raise the government’s borrowing limit....
00:17, 2019-07-23

Airbnb says second-quarter revenue topped $1 billion Airbnb Inc took in more than $1 billion in revenue for the second quarter of 2019, the second time it exceeded that level in its decade-plus history, the home rentals company said in a statement on Wednesday....
08:34, 2019-09-19

US fines Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations The US Federal Trade Commissions has said it would also place new oversight and restrictions on Facebook. It is the largest fine that the FTC has ever imposed on a technology company....
15:17, 2019-07-24

Apple takes its $14 billion tax fight with the EU to court Apple challenged a $14 billion tax charge from the European Commission in the EU's second-highest court on Tuesday, escalating the landmark tax fight between the iPhone maker and EU regulator....
11:51, 2019-09-17

World’s 1.8 billion youth must ‘have a say in the future of the planet’ It is “crucial” that the world’s 1.8 billion young people have a say in the fight against climate change and ultimately “the future of the planet” according to the UN Youth Envoy Jayathma Wickramanayake....
00:00, 2019-09-21

Study finds that a GPS outage would cost $1 billion per day Enlarge / The first of the Air Force's new GPS 3 satellites launches on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in December, 2018. (credit: SpaceX) Since becoming fully operational in 1995, Global Positioning System technology has become widely adopted in the United States and abroad. The concept of satellite-ba...
03:34, 2019-06-15

Cboe FX Reports Record ADV of $42.6 Billion in January NEW YORK and LONDON – 5 February 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced its foreign exchange (FX) market, Cboe FX, reported record spot average daily volume (ADV) of $42.6 billion in January, surpassing its...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Facebook's $5 Billion US FTC Settlement Said to Be Announced This Week The US FTC expected to announce a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook as early as this week, two sources briefed on the matter said on Monday....
14:34, 2019-07-23

Deutsche Bank to axe investment bankers in up to $5.6 billion revamp Deutsche Bank is preparing to unveil a sweeping, multi-billion euro overhaul within days that would see the axe fall heaviest on investment bankers, sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
21:34, 2019-07-03

Infineon digs deep to buy Cypress in $10 billion deal Infineon has agreed to buy Cypress Semiconductors in a deal that values the U.S. maker of microchips used in cars and electronic devices at 9 billion euros ($10.1 billion) including debt, sending shares in the German company sharply lower on concerns over the cost....
14:51, 2019-06-03

Brooklyn Nets sale nearly complete, will be worth about $2.35 billion Canadian Joe Tsai will buy the controlling shares from Russian Mikhail Prokhorov, completing a deal worth about $2.35 billion for the NBA team.       ...
20:00, 2019-08-16

Deutsche Bank blames restructuring for €3.1 billion Q2 loss The German lender has reported a bigger loss than predicted last month when it announced a major business overhaul. The troubled bank says it would be profitable if not for the restructuring costs....
14:00, 2019-07-24

The $1 billion-hop across the pond and the other airline routes that make the most money Business-traveler heavy routes like trans-Atlantic and transcontinental flights bring in the most revenue for airlines, which are racing to add more premium seats aboard their planes....
21:17, 2019-08-18

Deutsche Bank restructuring to cost up to $5.6 billion: source Deutsche Bank expects the cost of a major overhaul in the works to be up to 5 billion euros ($3.4-$5.6 billion), one person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
15:51, 2019-07-03

Australian government set to secure support for $110 billion tax cut plan Australia's conservative government looked set to secure the required support on Thursday to pass A$158 billion ($110.47 billion) worth of tax cuts over the next decade, a fillip to an economy that is threatening to stall....
04:34, 2019-07-04

IMF Approves USD 6 billion Loan For Pakistan With Tough Conditions The IMF has approved a three-year USD 6 billion loan for cash-strapped Pakistan with tough conditions to address its balance of payment crisis and help the country's ailing economy return to......
13:17, 2019-07-04