French aerospace specialist Thales knocked out Atos’s unsolicited attempt to buy Dutch cybersecurity provider Gemalto, outbidding the rival with a cash offer valued at 4.76 billion euros that won backing from the target company, according to Bloomberg.
Bitcoin futures started trading Sunday night at CME’s venue, a week after Chicago rival Cboe Global Markets introduced similar derivatives on the volatile cryptocurrency, according to Bloomberg. CME is a much bigger player in futures, so many traders expect it to make a bigger splash in the nascent space.
Samsung and Amazon Prime Video announced the entire Prime Video HDR library is now available in HDR10+, a new open standard that leverages dynamic metadata to produce enhanced contrast and colors on an expanded range of televisions.
Toyota deepened a partnership with battery producer Panasonic as Asia’s biggest carmaker, which initially bet big on hydrogen for clean technology, accelerates efforts to make its presence felt in electric cars, according to Bloomberg.
Atos made a 4.3-billion-euro unsolicited bid for Gemalto with the backing of the French state’s investment bank, seeking to create a European leader in cybersecurity, digital technologies and payment services, according to Bloomberg.
It is now official – Toshiba and Western Digital ended legal spat that had threatened to derail the $18 billion sale of Toshiba’s flash-memory business and cut the U.S. company off from a future supply of vital new products, according to Bloomberg.
Apple has unveiled its 2017 charts and trends, celebrating the most popular apps, music, movies, TV shows, books and podcasts across the App Store, Apple Music, iTunes, iBooks and Apple Podcasts. Editors and curators highlighted content from indie artists and developers from around the globe.
Toshiba and Western Digital have agreed in principle to settle their legal dispute over the $18 billion sale of Toshiba’s flash-memory business with a formal announcement expected soon, according to Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the matter.
Uber’s London fate won’t be decided until mid-way through 2018 after a judge said that she will schedule an appeal hearing in either April or June, meaning the company can operate in its busiest European market until then, according to Bloomberg.
Apple launched the Heart Study app, a first-of-its-kind research study using Apple Watch’s heart rate sensor to collect data on irregular heart rhythms and notify users who may be experiencing atrial fibrillation (AFib).
Qualcomm is taking another stab at breaking into the market for personal-computer processors with a range of new devices it says will stay connected and run all day on one battery charge, according to Bloomberg.
Amazon Web Services announced Alexa for Business, a new service that provides every employee with an intelligent assistant to simplify their interactions with the technology around them at work: in conference rooms, at their desks, and around the office.
Bitcoin surged past $16,000 for the first time on Thursday, with frenzied demand to trade the cryptocurrency buckling one of the largest exchanges just days before the first U.S. futures contracts begin trading, according to Bloomberg.
The European Union is set to agree on a blacklist of tax havens that could potentially face sanctions for failing to bring their standards in line with the bloc, as it seeks to further step up its fight against opaque practices that facilitate avoidance by multinationals and individuals, according to Bloomberg.