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Hannah Kuchler / Financial Times:
Pitchbook: VC investment in Europe dropped to $2.8B in Q2 2016 from $4.3B in Q2 2015; UK fell 5% to $994M   —  Venture capital investment in European start-ups dropped by over a third in the second quarter, contributing to anxiety about the continent's technology sector that is expected to be buffeted by Britain's exit from the EU.
Jul 3, 2016, 7:05 PMIn context
Joe Rennison / Financial Times:
Verizon is marketing a $1.2B bond backed by mobile phone contracts, the first of its kind in US, with three categories rated triple-A to single-A by Fitch   —  Verizon is marketing a $1.2bn bond backed by mobile phone contracts, the first of its kind in the US, which could pave the way to similar deals from other mobile phone providers.
Jun 28, 2016, 4:25 PMIn context
Financial Times:
Sources: Intel weighs sale of cyber security business created from its $7.7B McAfee acquisition in 2010   —  Intel is looking at options for Intel Security, including potentially selling the antivirus software maker formerly known as McAfee which it bought for $7.7bn almost six years ago.
Jun 26, 2016, 9:40 AMIn context
Leslie Hook / Financial Times:
Uber says it has reached profitability in all of its developed markets, claims China accounts for one third of its daily trips   —  Uber says it has now reached profitability in all its developed markets, underscoring the business case for the new ride-hailing models that are disrupting the transportation industry.
Jun 17, 2016, 11:25 AMIn context
Tim Bradshaw / Financial Times:
Sony confirms plans to launch an upgraded PS4 with 4K support, says the console won't be unveiled next week at E3   —  Sony is developing an upgraded version of its PlayStation 4 gaming console that will offer ultra-high definition 4K resolution and richer graphics, according to the unit's chief executive …
Jun 10, 2016, 11:20 AMIn context
Financial Times:
Sources: Apple had preliminary discussions about buying Time Warner last year as spending on original content set to increase   —  A top Apple executive raised the prospect of the iPhone maker buying Time Warner at a meeting with the owner of HBO, CNN and Warner Brothers, according to three people who were briefed on it.
May 26, 2016, 9:40 AMIn context
Financial Times:
EU to propose rule that video streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime have 20% EU content in catalog   —  Netflix and Amazon's video streaming services could be forced to devote “at least” 20 per cent of their catalogues to European films and TV shows as part of an overhaul of the EU's broadcasting rules.
May 20, 2016, 7:30 AMIn context
Lauren Fedor / Financial Times:
ARM buys computer vision specialist Apical for $350M to bolster its IoT initiatives   —  UK chip designer Arm Holdings has bought imaging specialist Apical as the tech company shifts its focus away from smartphones and steps up its investments in new markets.
May 19, 2016, 11:40 PMIn context
Duncan Robinson / Financial Times:
Social networks like Facebook and Snapchat face challenge of getting parental consent for under-16 users in EU after new rules go into effect 2018   —  Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter have tough task on rules for kids  —  Social networks will need to get parental consent for users under 16
Apr 22, 2016, 4:05 AMIn context
Financial Times:
Lexmark to be acquired by consortium led by Apex Technology and PAG Asia Capital for $3.6B including debt   —  Chinese consortium snaps up Lexmark for $3.6bn  —  Lexmark, a US printer manufacturer, has agreed to be acquired by a Chinese consortium for $3.6bn as mainland companies continue …
Apr 20, 2016, 7:35 PMIn context

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