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Illinois Company Asks Regulatory OK in FairPoint Merger

Illinois Company Asks Regulatory OK in FairPoint Merger

Illinois Company is asking for regulatory approval in FairPoint Merger.

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K.K.R. Enters Cybersecurity Deal; Extends Company Flurry Activities

K.K.R. Enters Cybersecurity Deal; Extends Company Flurry Activities

On Tuesday, K.K.R. announced its acquisition of Optiv Security, a provider of cybersecurity services, adding to a list of deals over the past five months that include the purchase of the cloud-based software company Epicor and the call-center software maker Calabrio.

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CeBIT 2015 Technology Trade Fair

Alibaba and Ant Financial Invests $1.25 Billion in Chinese Food Delivery Service Ele.me

Ele.me secured a $1.25 billion investment from Alibaba and its finance business unit Ant Financial. China’s O2O business market are now booming as most Chinese consumers are using smartphones to do their daily activities.

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FILE PHOTO Federal Judge Throws Out Five Lawsuits Against Microsoft

Microsoft Became The First Major U.S. Tech Company to Endorse Privacy Protection Pact With the EU

Microsoft has became the first major U.S. tech company to endorse the Privacy Shield agreement between EU and the U.S. The company agreed to discuss the framework of data protection further with the EU officials soon.

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Consumers Scan QR Of Alipay To Pay At Local Market In Wenzhou

Alibaba’s Alipay Will Launch European Expansion This Summer

Alipay is working on a plan to launch services in Europe this summer. The service will make it easier Chinese tourists to make transactions with European merchants using the app.

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Chrysler CEO Marchionne Addresses Company's 2014 Investor Day

Fiat Chrysler to Lay Off 1,300 Workers in Michigan, Investing More on Light Truck Productions

Fiat Chrysler is announcing a 1,300 job cuts as a result of the company’s decision to focus on producing light trucks and SUVs. American automakers are reportedly struggling to make money on other car models, such as sedan recently.

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Allianz Ahead Of 2009 Earnings

China’s Anbang Acquired Allianz’s South Korea Operations After Dropping Its Bid for Starwood Hotels

Anbang Insurance is acquiring Allianz’s operations in South Korea after dropping its offer to buy Starwood hotels. The deal is waiting for approval from South Korea’s financial regulator.

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Apple And Samsung Agree To End Legal Disputes Outside The US

Samsung Taking Over India’s Smartphone Market With New Features, Outpacing Apple

Samsung is establishing itself as India’s number one smartphone manufacturer. The company credits strong sales for its new series of mid-tier products with new special features.

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Technician Servicing Photovoltaic Cells In Solar Energy Farm In Albuquerqe

TerraForm Sued Parent Company SunEdison for Diverting $231 Million Projects Money to Its Own Balance Sheet

SunEdison is facing another lawsuit, this time from its subsidiary TerraForm. TerraForm accused its parent company for misallocating cash for its projects in India to SunEdison’s own balance sheet.

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Argentina Faces First Presidential Runoff In Its History

Panama Papers: Argentina President Mauricio Macri Denied Wrongdoings in Connection to the Offshore Company Linked to Him

Panama Papers documents leak ties Argentinian President Mauricio Macri to an offshore company. In a statement in response to many accusations, President Macri revealed that he was never a stakeholder in the company, and that he was not involved in any wrongdoings in regard to that.

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Marriott To Acquire Starwood Hotels For $14.4 Billion

Marriott Reached Merger Deal of $13.6 Billion With Starwood, Forming The World’s Largest Hotel Company

Marriott and Starwood are agreeing on a new deal that would total in $13.6 billion for a merger of the two groups. The merger would form the world’s largest hotel operator with 30 brands and more than 5,500 hotels worldwide.

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Car Insurance

Admiral's Chief Henry Engelhardt To Give £1,000 Bonus To All Employees Before Retiring in May

Car insurer Admiral’s chief has decided to award every employee in his company £1,000 before he retires in May. Admiral has been seeing constant growth since 2011 and is now valued £5 billion under Mr Engelhardt’s leadership.

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Facebook To Acquire Photosharing Site Instagram For One Billion Dollars

Instagram Will Start Reordering Feeds Based on Likelihood Algorithms Instead of Posting Time

Instagram announced its decision to apply algorithms to reorder feeds, showing posts based on likelihood instead of time. Instagram is the latest among other social media giants to embrace such change.

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Construction Boom Continues In Singapore Despite Asia's Recent Downturn

Australian Tech Firms Are Heading Toward Singapore Industry

Australian tech companies are heading to Singapore to support their businesses. Some tech companies are expecting Singapore to be one of the startups landing pads established by the Australian government to help companies access the global business network.

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Facebook Acquired Popular Face-Swapping App MSQRD by Masquerade

Facebook has just acquired a popular face-swapping app MSQRD by the company Masquerade. The acquisition comes after Facebook’s attempt to take over Snapchat, the instant messaging app with the similar feat. The details on the acquisition were not disclosed.

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