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Andreas Bernstrom to head investment unit at Kinnevik
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Andreas Bernstrom to head investment unit at Kinnevik

Former investors in Konga with a current stake in Iroko Partners, Kinnevik said it has appointed Andreas Bernstrom as the head of its investment unit. Kinnevik said in a statement that Andreas Bernström has a proven track record of building successful digital businesses. He is the Chairman of Trustly, one […]

Sky, Netflix enters pan European partnership
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Sky, Netflix enters pan European partnership

Video-streaming company, Netflix and UK’s Sky a new partnership to bundle the full Netflix service into a brand new Sky TV subscription pack. Sky said in a statement that the partnership will give millions of Sky customers seamless access to Netflix through the Sky Q platform. Sky will make available […]

Nick Luff joins the board of Roll-Royce
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Nick Luff joins the board of Roll-Royce

Rolls-Royce has the appointment of Nick Luff as a Non-Executive Director. He will join the Board with effect from the close of the Annual General Meeting on 3 May 2018, subject to shareholder approval, and will become a member of the Nominations and Governance Committee and Audit Committee. Nick is […]

Swiss Software giant, Temenos to acquire Fidessa
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Swiss Software giant, Temenos to acquire Fidessa

Swiss financial services software giant, Temenos Group AG said it has made a non-binding offer to acquire Fidessa Group. Temenos said in a statement that: Temenos announces that it is in advanced discussions regarding a possible all cash offer by Temenos for the entire issued and to be issued ordinary […]

China’s ZTE rebuffs America’s spying allegations
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China’s ZTE rebuffs America’s spying allegations

China’s mobile phone and telecom equipment maker, ZTE, has hit back at allegations from US government officials that the company uses its presence in the country to spy for China. Chinese state news agency Xinhua cited a company representative as stating: “ZTE is proud of the innovation and security of […]

Toshiba appoints Nobuaki Kurumatani as new Chairman, CEO
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Toshiba appoints Nobuaki Kurumatani as new Chairman, CEO

Toshiba Corporation has appointed Mr. Nobuaki Kurumatani as new Chief Executive and Chairman of the company, effective from April 1, 2018. The company Board also decided to reappoint Mr. Satoshi Tsunakawa as Chief Operation Officer (COO), and together they will together execute the management of Toshiba Group. In the official […]