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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.
Netizens, having divided opinions, clamor after the images of Lumia 950 and XL were leaked on Twitter. Now there are both leaked images and rumored specs circulating on the Internet. However, it’s only a matter of time before the official announcement is made by Microsoft.
“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?
Schlumberger, the world's biggest oilfield services, has acquired its partner Cameron International Corp. for $14.8 Billion
It has been reported that Michael Fassbender will play Callum Lynch, a new character specifically created for the film adaptation of “Assassin’s Creed.” Meanwhile, the PC version of the game “Assassin’s Creed Syndicate” is already slated to be released on Nov. 19.
Samsung exec teased the Gear S2 on Instagram saying he is giving it a test drive. What we know so far is its physical appearance and its software. Most of the specs and features are speculations, but fans’ long wait will be over as the company is expected to unveil more details in the upcoming 2015 IFA.
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.
“Diablo III” developer Blizzard Entertainment released patch 2.3.0, and is now available for PC download in the Americas region. The latest patch added the Ruins of Sescheron, new monsters, traps, bounties and the Kanai’s cube.
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.
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 specs received excellent reviews except for the S Pen slot. Reports emerged suggesting that if the S Pen is inserted the wrong was, gets stuck and users force to take it out, it may result in a mechanism damage. Samsung responded to the concerns by informing people to refer to the user manual; however, no design changes or follow up responses have been mentioned by the company.