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Medical Technology Company Greatbatch has set eyes on Lake Region Medical as its newest acquisition.
Greatbatch's purchase of the company previously called Accellent Inc amounted to $1.73 billion. Lake Region Medical, which generally provides research and development assistance and contract manufacturing to creators of medical device, would gain $478 million in cash and 5.1 million shares. Greatbatch would also assume the $1 billion debt of the company.
Online streaming service Netflix has tied up with Softbank, a telecom giant in Japan where it will launch its video streaming service in Sept. 2.
On Monday,Netflix stated that its partnership with Softbank, one of Japan's leading internet providers and wireless carriers, would permit customers to have access for a Netflix subscription via their existing accounts with Softbank.
Good news for FedEx pilots! They can now look to a brighter future ahead. Reuters reported that the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) stated that FedEx pilots have agreed tentatively with FedEx on an improved collective bargaining compromise.
When you hear the word "Hyperloop," what comes into your mind? Some would immediately think of the distant future with modes of transportation which you can only see in a sci-fi movie. But the fact is, "Hyperloop" is a train that can transport cargo and passengers between cities with the speed above 700 miles per hour. The idea, as envisioned by Elon Musk in 2013, required a pressurized, above-ground subway that will reach hundreds of miles.
Twitter stock fell below its IPO amid the search for a new CEO. Execs admitted of having challenges in attracting new users, compared to its competitors, due to the level of complexity of the social networking’s interface.
iMac, Apple Inc.'s flagship computer is reportedly getting a make-over for the year 2015. With the company dominating the gadget industry, it's just right that their all-in-one desktop computer gets the upgrade it deserves.
The second largest overall retail lender in the United States, Quicken Loans, reportedly acquired the Book Tower skyscraper along with two other buildings in downtown Detroit. The lender’s newest acquisition is part of its revitalization plans for Detroit.
The high demands for the Apple Watch had driven Best Buy to distribute the device to 1,050 of its retail and 30 mobile stores before the end of September. It has been reported that increase in company’s sales was due to Apple products.
“Batman: Arkham Knight,” being one of the top video games sold in June, reportedly helped boost up GameStop’s revenue. However, the gamers didn’t find the DLCs released in the past two months impressive. A new DLC pack is reportedly going to be rolled out in September, and fans are waiting if this is going to be better than the last.
“Five Nights at Freddy’s 4” will be receiving a Halloween update according to game creator Scott Cawthon. The 1.1 update will include a lot of stuff and if not a playable demo, at least a sneak peek to Cawthon’s new game (not “FNaF 5”). Could the 4th installment be the last of “FNaF” series?
On Thursday, Toronto-Dominion Bank reported gaining higher profits in the third-quarter amid the increasing expenses and low corporate level income. Due to the profit increase, the Canadian lender is considering to buy more high-quality U.S. assets, which would create sustainable value.
Schlumberger, the world's biggest oilfield services, has acquired its partner Cameron International Corp. for $14.8 Billion
Swatch will be releasing simpler and focused smartwatches that are designed just like current watches, with water resistance and an NFC-enabled feature, which will make the device an alternative to credit card. CEO Nick Hayek dismissed the idea of creating a multifunction computer as wristwatch, just like Apple smartwatches.
Study suggests that longer work hours may put someone at risk for developing stroke. Though other predisposing factors were not fully accounted, experts say that it is important for both employers and employees to understand the implications of long working hours and stress.
There have been reported suicides that could possibly be linked to the Ashley Madison hacking incident. In the effort to provide a resolution, Avid Life Media, who’s lawsuit cases are piling up, announced that they were willing to pay anyone who could provide a lead to the hackers.