Sunday , 28 May 2017
Breaking News

Tag Archives: Said

Snapdeal-Flipkart Sale Approval Said to Have Been Given by Nexus to SoftBank

Japan’s SoftBank has secured the crucial nod from co-investor Nexus Venture Partners (NVP) for sale of Snapdeal to India’s largest e-commerce firm, Flipkart, sources said. SoftBank – the largest shareholder in Snapdeal – had secured a go-ahead from the founders and Kalaari last month. However, NVP was not in agreement over the valuation suggested by the Japanese firm and hectic ... Read More »

Apple Said to Hold Talks With Government About Retail Stores in India

Apple Inc officials on Tuesday met Commerce Ministry top brass amid its plans to open stores in India without initially having to source components locally. According to sources, the meeting chaired by Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) Secretary Ramesh Abhishek lasted for almost an hour with senior officials from Apple discussing details of the new Foreign Direct Investment ... Read More »

Disney Said to Have Dropped Twitter Pursuit Partly Over Image

HIGHLIGHTS Walt Disney was earlier said to be in the line to bid for Twitter Salesforce and Google earlier backed out from the bidding Twitter is reported to be seeking about $30 billion for its sale Walt Disney Co. decided not to pursue a bid for Twitter Inc. partly out of concern that bullying and other uncivil forms of communication ... Read More »

Google Said to Revive Plan to Construct London Headquarters

Google Said to Revive Plan to Construct London Headquarters Alphabet Inc., the parent company of Google, is seeking a construction firm to build its new London headquarters in the King’s Cross district after reviving plans for the project, according to two people familiar with the matter. The technology giant has invited building companies to pitch to construct the project, which ... Read More »

Investigators Said to Suspect New Flaw in Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Investigators Said to Suspect New Flaw in Samsung Galaxy Note 7 HIGHLIGHTS Issue with the batteries made by China’s Amperex Technology The SDI batteries were slightly too large for the phone Samsung is asking some of its partners to share testing data Investigators believe the latest incidents of Samsung smartphones overheating, which prompted it to abandon its Galaxy Note 7 ... Read More »

Apple Is Said to Plan Improved Cloud Services by Unifying Teams

Apple Inc. plans to unify its separate Internet services groups into a single campus to better compete with Alphabet Inc.’s Google and Amazon.com Inc. in the cloud, according to people familiar with the plans. Apple cloud services teams run by executive Eddy Cue, including Siri, Maps, iCloud, Apple Pay, Apple News and parts of iTunes and Apple Music, will move ... Read More »

Google Andromeda Said to Merge Android and Chrome OS

Google Andromeda Said to Merge Android and Chrome OS HIGHLIGHTS Google Andromeda OS details likely to be shared on October 4 Google will announce its flagship smartphones at the event There is no official word yet on Google Andromeda OS Last week, Google officially announced the date when it will unveil its much anticipated Android smartphones. On October 4, Google ... Read More »

TPG Said to Be Among Possible Bidders for Intel Security Unit McAfee

TPG Said to Be Among Possible Bidders for Intel Security Unit McAfee HIGHLIGHTS Deal could value McAfee at as much as $3 billion Intel is also talking to other potential bidders Intel’s strategy to focus on its more profitable data-center business TPG is among potential bidders for Intel Corp.’s computer-security unit McAfee, people with knowledge of the matter said. The ... Read More »