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Brexit: What now?

Brexit: What now?

| July 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

ValueWalk Brexit: What now? ValueWalk For several decades it was limited by existence of the USSR but Western Europe developed fast and significantly raised standard of living thanks to Europeans coming together. After the Soviet Union collapse the only logical way to expand was east … and more » …

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NATO threatens Russia with invasion

NATO threatens Russia with invasion

| July 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Modern Diplomacy NATO threatens Russia with invasion Modern Diplomacy In addition to Russia, the member countries are expected to discuss topics like anti-terrorism efforts in Iraq and the rest of the Muslim world, the mission in Afghanistan, and defense spending, but also Brexit and cooperation with the European Union . NATO Summit talks peace, plans [...]

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Microsoft makes Finnish phone unit closure and job cuts official

Microsoft makes Finnish phone unit closure and job cuts official

| July 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

A story we’ve reported on at length, involves the 2014 Microsoft acquisition of Nokia’s smartphone business for a cool $7.2 billion. However, earlier this year, it was announced that Microsoft sold that very feature phone division to FIH Mobile Ltd., a subsidiary of Hon Hai/Foxconn Technology Group, and HMD Global, Oy for $350 million. The sale of the phone [...]

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Angry Birds catapults away from the Universal Windows Platform for good

Angry Birds catapults away from the Universal Windows Platform for good

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Digital Trends Angry Birds catapults away from the Universal Windows Platform for good Digital Trends Rovio, the Finnish game developer behind enduring fad Angry Birds, is abandoning Microsoft's Windows platform. In an e-mail response to a self-described “concerned customer,” a spokesperson said that the company will discontinue all development on … Angry Birds maker Rovio migrates [...]

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Thurrott Daily: July 11

Thurrott Daily: July 11

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Thurrott.com (blog) Thurrott Daily: July 11 Thurrott.com (blog) But the way I understand this is that Microsoft announced the job cuts in May and that this article from the BBC suggests that Microsoft is now confirming it. For some reason. Microsoft has confirmed it will close its mobile phone unit in Finland … and more » [...]

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Thurrott Daily: July 11

Thurrott Daily: July 11

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Thurrott.com (blog) Thurrott Daily: July 11 Thurrott.com (blog) But the way I understand this is that Microsoft announced the job cuts in May and that this article from the BBC suggests that Microsoft is now confirming it. For some reason. Microsoft has confirmed it will close its mobile phone unit in Finland … and more » [...]

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Berkery Noyes report finds media M&A volume down, but value up 49% in first half of 2016

Berkery Noyes report finds media M&A volume down, but value up 49% in first half of 2016

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Talking New Media Berkery Noyes report finds media M&A volume down, but value up 49% in first half of 2016 Talking New Media The overall industry's highest value deal year-to-date was Microsoft's announced acquisition of LinkedIn, a business social networking site, for $25.93 billion. The LinkedIn acquisition accounted for slightly more than one-quarter of the [...]

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Berkery Noyes report finds media M&A volume down, but value up 49% in first half of 2016

Berkery Noyes report finds media M&A volume down, but value up 49% in first half of 2016

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Talking New Media Berkery Noyes report finds media M&A volume down, but value up 49% in first half of 2016 Talking New Media The overall industry's highest value deal year-to-date was Microsoft's announced acquisition of LinkedIn, a business social networking site, for $25.93 billion. The LinkedIn acquisition accounted for slightly more than one-quarter of the [...]

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Berkery Noyes report finds media M&A volume down, but value up 49% in first half of 2016

Berkery Noyes report finds media M&A volume down, but value up 49% in first half of 2016

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Talking New Media Berkery Noyes report finds media M&A volume down, but value up 49% in first half of 2016 Talking New Media The overall industry's highest value deal year-to-date was Microsoft's announced acquisition of LinkedIn, a business social networking site, for $25.93 billion. The LinkedIn acquisition accounted for slightly more than one-quarter of the [...]

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Berkery Noyes report finds media M&A volume down, but value up 49% in first half of 2016

Berkery Noyes report finds media M&A volume down, but value up 49% in first half of 2016

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Talking New Media Berkery Noyes report finds media M&A volume down, but value up 49% in first half of 2016 Talking New Media The overall industry's highest value deal year-to-date was Microsoft's announced acquisition of LinkedIn, a business social networking site, for $25.93 billion. The LinkedIn acquisition accounted for slightly more than one-quarter of the [...]

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