page contents

Daily Archives: December 17, 2017

French Scrooge Gets Outflanked in $5.6 Billion Tech Deal: Gadfly

Thierry Breton is known for being tight with money. That reputation is all that remains of the former French finance minister’s failed attempt to do Europe’s biggest tech deal of the year. On Sunday, the CEO of Atos SE saw his ambitions to acquire digital security firm Gemalto NV suffer a killer blow after the target agreed to be bought ...

Read More »

US tax bill upends long-time perks of owning a home

Washington FOR decades, the US tax code has been filled with rewards for homeownership. Tax breaks encourage people to get into first homes and to trade up as they get older, building a national mindset that you’re never quite middle class until you’ve qualified for a mortgage. PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER ABOVE TO READ COMPLETE ARTICLE It Let’s block ads! ...

Read More »

Too much passion can kill your startup

This is a short warning to entrepreneurs. Founders often start a company based on their passion for something. That’s fine as long as they are also solving a problem or otherwise addressing the needs of a clearly defined target market. The… VentureBeat

Read More »

Aconex receives $1.19 billion takeover offer from Oracle Corp

(Reuters) – Aconex Ltd (ACX.AX) said on Monday it had received a A$ 1.56 billion ($ 1.19 billion), or A$ 7.80 in cash per share, buyout offer from U.S. software major Oracle Corp (ORCL.N). Aconex said in a statement its directors had unanimously recommended the offer, which represents a 47.4 percent premium to Friday’s closing price of A$ 5.29. “With ...

Read More »

That US$300m chateau? One more jewel for a Saudi reformer

Louveciennes, Frances WHEN The Chateau Louis XIV sold for over US$ 300 million two years ago, Fortune magazine called it “the world’s most expensive home”, and Town & Country swooned over its gold-leafed fountain, marble statues and hedged labyrinth set in a 57-acre landscaped park. Let’s block ads! (Why?) … The Business Times

Read More »

Google thinks I'm dead

I’m not dead yet. But try telling that to Google. For much of the last week, I have been trying to persuade the world’s most powerful search engine to remove my photo from biographical details that belong to someone else. A search for “Rachel Abrams” revealed that Google had mashed my picture Let’s block ads! (Why?) … The Business Times

Read More »

Do You Have News to Share? Get It Published.

Reach 5 Million People With One Click EIN Presswire’s distribution footprint reaches millions. And unlike our competitors we combine a press release distribution service with media monitoring and RSS feeds that are used world-wide by journalists, professionals and businesses – everyday – and this means greater effectiveness for you. Just pay as you go or opt-in to plans such as ...

Read More »

Have America's CEOs stopped standing up to Trump?

The outdoor recreation industry responded last week with a unified repudiation of the White House’s announcement to sharply reduce the size of two national monuments, but there is little indication that this — or other controversial positions, ranging from H-1B visa cutbacks to the still-unsettled fate of DACA “Dreamers” — would prompt America’s corporate leaders to sever ties with President ...

Read More »

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close