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Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff on diminishing acquisition market

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff Getty Images Salesforce notoriously went on a record shopping spree in 2016, investing approximately $5 billion on acquiring companies like failed bid for LinkedIn (which Microsoft got for $26 billion) and early, however eventually abandoned, interest in buying Twitter. But the purchasing binge is formally over, states Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff….

Fossil Misfit acquisition marks big investment in connected wearables

< img width=780 height=456 src=http://pocketnow.com/inc/uploads/2015/11/misfit-shine.jpg alt title="Fossil snatches up wearables business Misfit"itemprop=image > Watchmaker Fossil is finally getting serious about smartwatches, and last month introduced a lineup of brand-new connected devices including fitness trackers, a notice watch, and a full-on Android Wear model. Together those all make for an excellent start, however exactly what’s next…

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Google confirms its acquisition of data science community Kaggle

The business made the statement at its Google Cloud Next conference today in San Francisco, while not divulging the terms of the acquisition. It’s not all that unexpected that Google would desire to snap it up. With hundreds of countless information scientists on the platform, it would give Google the immediate capability to broaden its…

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AMC Entertainment Closes Carmike Cinemas Acquisition

AMC Home entertainment CEO Adam Aron suggested it when he stated the other day that he expected an “imminent “closing of his$1.1 billion money and stock acquisition of< a href=http://deadline.com/tag/carmike/ data-tag=carmike > Carmike Cinemas after agreeing to Justice Department terms for the deal.Dalian Wanda Group-controlled AMC ended up being the country’s biggest exhibition chain today…

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Mobileye, Intel’s $15.3 billion computer vision acquisition, partners with Nissan to crowdsource maps for autonomous cars

Mobileye, the Israeli computer vision company that’s currently in the procedure of being gotten by chip huge Intelfor $15.3 billion, has revealed a new tie-up with vehicle giant Nissan to create “anonymized, crowdsourced data” for precision mapping in autonomous cars.Founded in 1999, Mobileye constructs the visual smarts behind automobiles’motorist support systems that consist of adaptive…

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SoftBank confirms $3.3B acquisition of Fortress Investment Group

Japan’s SoftBank has made another acquisition to expand both its service strategy and its portfolio of financial investments. Today the business announced it would changed under the leadership of Nikesh Arora to focus much more aggressively on buying tech business, however appeared to be altering tack again and slowing down investments after Arora’s departure and…

Snapchat Features AR With Cimagine Acquisition : Trending News : University Herald

LONDON, ENGLAND – AUGUST 03: The Snapchat app logo design is displayed on an iPad on August 3, 2016 in London, England. (Image by Carl Court/Getty Images)(Image: Carl Court/ Getty Images) The messaging and multimedia mobile application Snapchat that became a hit amongst lots of users because of its animated stickers that can be superimposed…