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If Facebook secure rights to stream FIFA World Cup
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If Facebook secure rights to stream FIFA World Cup

There are indications that some social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat are seeking rights to stream the FIFA World Cup highlights live. It is quite an exciting news that the world might not have to depend on the traditional media to catch football’s most followed tournament anywhere and anytime. […]

Worldpay agrees to merger deal with Vantiv
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Worldpay agrees to merger deal with Vantiv

The boards of directors of Worldpay Group plc and Vantiv, Inc. have announced that they have reached an agreement in principle on the key terms of a potential merger of Worldpay and Vantiv. See below details of the merger: Under the terms of the Potential Merger, the ordinary shareholders of […]

STAGE360 music now on BBM for South African users
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STAGE360 music now on BBM for South African users

Stream.Digital in partnership with Creative Media Works, operating as BBM Messenger, has announced the launch of STAGE360 Music, a mobile music and content service. The service, a first of its kind in South Africa, is aimed at growing BBM Messenger’s monthly active users particularly within the young, urban demographic. Matthew […]

JPMorgan, Vantiv queue to acquire Worldpay
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JPMorgan, Vantiv queue to acquire Worldpay

Worldpay said it is in discussion with investment banking major, JPMorgan and Vantiv for a possible acquisition. The USD10 billion company said in a statement that “The Board of Worldpay Group plc (“Worldpay”) notes the recent press speculation concerning Worldpay and Worldpay share price movement and confirms that it has […]

Microsoft might be downsizing its salesforce
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Microsoft might be downsizing its salesforce

Microsoft has just been reported to be gearing for another job cuts. This time around, the company is said to be looking at cutting its sales force. According to TechCrunch report, A source with knowledge of the planned downsizing said Microsoft would lay off “thousands” of staff across the world. […]

Sky invests in USD2 million Circle Media Labs
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Sky invests in USD2 million Circle Media Labs

Sky, a BskyB company said it has invested USD2 million in Circle Media Labs. Sky disclosed that the amount is for an equity investment in the company, an early-stage technology company specialising in connected devices. This investment will provide Sky with additional insight into developments within the field. However, Sky […]

What you need to know about Petya Ransomware
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What you need to know about Petya Ransomware

Big businesses have been attacked by the Petya ransomware lately, which is something worth knowing about just so you can be protected against such attacks when it comes. The malicious software has spread through a number of firms including the advertiser WPP, food company Mondelez, legal firm DLA Piper and […]

Uber hits 5 billion trips
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Uber hits 5 billion trips

The world’s largest ride-hailing service, Uber Technologies Inc., said it has successfully completed 5 billion trips, seven years after the company started operations. According to its disclosure, Uber reached one billion trips back in 2010, exactly six months after it started operations. “Uber said in its upbeat statement that the […]