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Financial Times:
Sep 23, 2016, 5:35 PMIn context
Financial Times:
Sources: Apple in talks with UK luxury carmaker and F1 team owner McLaren for a full takeover or strategic investment; McLaren's valuation is said to be £1B+   —  Apple has approached McLaren Technology Group, the British supercar engineer and Formula One team owner, about a potential acquisition …
Sep 21, 2016, 10:39 AMIn context
Madhumita Murgia / Financial Times:
Microsoft to close Skype's London office, making close to 400 employees redundant, as part of its global restructuring   —  Microsoft will shut down Skype's London offices, making most of its employees redundant, and terminating the headquarters of a rare European technology champion.
Sep 17, 2016, 5:45 AMIn context
Financial Times:
Snapchat joins the Bluetooth Special Interest Group, which sets the Bluetooth wireless standard; sources say its AR hardware project has gathered momentum   —  Snapchat has given the strongest hint yet of its ambitions to move from apps into hardware, by joining the industry group that runs the Bluetooth wireless standard.
Sep 5, 2016, 2:15 PMIn context
Nic Fildes / Financial Times:
EU's net neutrality implementation guidelines ban network-wide ad-blocking by telecoms   —  Plans by European mobile phone companies to block advertisements across their networks have been dealt a heavy blow after new EU telecoms rules outlawed the process.  —  Software that blocks adverts …
Sep 4, 2016, 10:50 PMIn context
Financial Times:
Sources: Apple faces multibillion tax bill in EU ruling over receiving state aid from Ireland; official estimate to be announced tomorrow   —  Apple will on Tuesday be hit with Europe's largest tax penalty after Brussels ruled that the company received illegal state aid from Ireland.
Aug 29, 2016, 3:25 PMIn context
Arthur Beesley / Financial Times:
Sources: European Commission is expected to issue adverse ruling on Ireland's tax breaks for Apple next week   —  Brussels is poised to hand down an adverse ruling against Ireland after a three-year inquiry into claims the country granted an illegal tax arrangement to Apple, the world's biggest tech company.
Aug 27, 2016, 1:55 AMIn context
Financial Times:
Vevo is seeking to raise up to $500M, hired Goldman Sachs for help   —  Vevo, the online music video service owned by the world's largest record labels, has hired Goldman Sachs to secure up to $500m of capital from new investors, according to three people briefed on the plans.
Aug 19, 2016, 12:55 PMIn context
Madhumita Murgia / Financial Times:
In-app payments for Pokémon Go crossed $268M within five weeks of launch, according to YouGov's survey of nearly 50K people from the UK, US, and Germany   —  Players of Pokémon Go have spent more than $250m on the addictive “augmented reality” mobile game in its first few weeks …
Aug 12, 2016, 12:25 PMIn context
Leslie Hook / Financial Times:
Source: Uber to invest $500M into its own global mapping project   —  Uber is preparing to pour $500m into an ambitious global mapping project as it seeks to wean itself off dependence on Google Maps and pave the way for driverless cars.  —  The San Francisco-based transportation company …
Jul 31, 2016, 12:20 PMIn context

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