Cisco Systems Inc is investing $500 million in Germany and $150 million in Slack Technologies Inc. The technology major is working closely with German public sector companies on technology projects and the government in formulating technology policies.
Shark Mitigation System is going public and will list in the Australian Securities and Exchange with high hopes of becoming a 'global player' in the global shark and marine technologies.
In the wake of the ongoing legal dispute between Apple and the FBI over encryption, GCHQ director Robert Hannigan addressed the issue in his speech at the MIT. He calls for a discussion and cooperation between agencies and tech companies especially in the US and the UK.
Salesforce's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Marc Benioff is witnessing a major shift in global business software segment. He said the enterprise software space is moving towards more smarter and more predictive software.
China is targeting seven percent gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate for 2016. The Chinese government is keen on real growth prospects over restructuring exercise this year, while avoiding inflating debt or asset bubbles.
GasBuddy has been introduced today in Australia where it runs in the US since 2004. GasBuddy users just need to submit their seen petrol prices at gas station and they will have the chance to win $100 voucher worth of free gas in the daily draw. The app is free and is accessible through Android and iOS smartphones.
The first case of ransomware malware in Apple’s OS X was reported last week, via an infected BitTorrent client app, Transmission. Both Transmission and Apple has responded to that threat and prevent further infections.
There is a saying "Strike while the iron is hot". That is what Silicon Valley is doing - investing big in India where the economy grows faster.
Fidelity Investments lead a $175 million investment in Series F funding for Snapchat. However, it does not change Snapchat valuation at $16 billion.
Hewlett Packard Enterprises (HPE) has beaten analysts' forecasts for the first quarter earnings. HPE has posted earnings per share (EPS) of 41 cents a share for first quarter as against the 40 cents per share of average forecast made by analysts. Hewlett Packard Enterprises is expected close Tsinghua deal by end of May as soon as it gets Chinese regulatory approval.
Hewlett-Packard Enterprise reported its quarterly result on Thursday. The company booked a better than expected revenue and profit, but its earning fell by negative currency impacts.
Tech salaries are soaring higher, as last year it more than doubles the average pay in other sectors. It proves that the tech industry remains a major driving force in the U.S. economy with high income and massive job gains across the country.
According to a latest 'Beige Book' from US Federal Reserve, economic activity in some districts has been slowing down, while some recorded modest growth in labor market. The latest financial market crash also hit consumer spending severely in some areas.
Blippar has a total funding of $55 million in Series D including those from its present investors which CEO and founder Ambarish Mitra called as investors with 'long-term vision'. The said fund will be used to 'power the future of visual discovery'.
The Dell's acquisition of EMC Corp for $59 billion is going ahead as per the schedule. EMC shareholders are expected to vote on the deal in May. Dell's Michael Dell said in a memo that the deal would be completed according to the stipulated schedule.
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