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January 15, 2019 3:37 PM Walgreens and Microsoft partner to develop digital healthcare services

(Reuters) - Drugstore chain Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc and Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday they have entered a seven-year agreement to research and develop new methods of delivering healthcare services through digital devices. As a part of the deal, the companies will focus on virtually connecting people with Walgreens stores and provide services on therapeutic 1923

January 2, 2019 6:23 PM Carl's Jr launches vegan Beyond Meat burgers

(Reuters) - Plant-based meat company Beyond Meat said on Wednesday burger chain Carl’s Jr would add the firm’s vegan imitation meat to its menu, the latest big-name restaurant chain to tweak its offerings to attract vegans and vegetarians. Los Angeles-based Beyond Meat, which counts actor Leonardo Di Caprio and Microsoft Corp founder Bill Gates as investors 82

December 26, 2018 6:02 PM Facebook tops the list of least-trusted tech companies

Last week, the latest in a long string of Facebook privacy scandals came to light: According to a report in The New York Times, the company skirted its own privacy rules to give more than 150 companies, including Microsoft, Amazon, Netflix, and Spotify, special privileges to its users' data. This came days after disclosure of a bug exposing up to 6.8 million 108

December 7, 2018 10:07 PM Exclusive: Chat-service firm Slack taps Goldman Sachs to lead IPO

(Reuters) - Slack Technologies Inc, a provider of chat and direct messaging services for businesses, has hired investment bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) to lead its initial public offering (IPO) next year as an underwriter, people familiar with the matter said. The San Francisco-based company is among a string of Silicon Valley unicorns expected 130

December 5, 2018 4:32 PM Facebook drops from 1st to 7th for best place to work

FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File) Think having a job at Facebook is #goals? The grass might not be greener in Menlo Park. Employee satisfaction at Facebook has taken a big hit in the last year, according to new research from Glassdoor. The job and recruiting 122

December 3, 2018 9:27 AM Grab invests $100 million in Indian hotel startup OYO: source

(Reuters) - Singapore-based ride-hailing firm Grab has invested $100 million in Indian hotel-reservations startup OYO, a source with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Monday. The investment by Grab is part of the $1 billion fund raise OYO announced in September in a bid to grow its business in India and China, and expand into new international 116

November 23, 2018 11:20 PM Exclusive: Logitech in talks to acquire headphone maker Plantronics

(Reuters) - Logitech International SA, a Swiss manufacturer of keyboards and webcams, is in discussions to acquire Plantronics Inc, a U.S. maker of Bluetooth earpieces and gaming headsets, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. The deal would be by far Logitech’s largest acquisition and would illustrate the company’s push to diversify its business 90

November 9, 2018 5:42 PM Microsoft made $1.3 billion in cash payments in GitHub deal

(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) said in a filing late Thursday it had made $1.3 billion in cash payments in connection to its acquisition of coding hosting startup GitHub. Microsoft acquired the company, which developers use to keep track of software code changes as they write applications, in June, in a $7.5 billion deal that was described at the time as an all-stock 120

October 29, 2018 4:07 AM IBM to Acquire Red Hat for About $33 Billion

Tech giant’s aim is to boost a cloud-computing business central to CEO Rometty’s effort to revive the company International Business Machines Corp. agreed to buy software-and-services company Red Hat Inc. for about $33 billion in its biggest acquisition ever, a deal aimed at helping IBM Chief Executive Ginni Rometty boost a cloud-computing business central 97

October 26, 2018 7:08 PM Microsoft overtakes Amazon as second most valuable U.S. company

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) regained its spot as the second most valuable U.S. company on Friday after a disappointing quarterly report from Amazon.com (AMZN.O) wiped $65 billion off the online retailer’s market capitalization. Apple Inc (AAPL.O) tops the list at over $1 trillion after crossing that threshold in September. Microsoft’s 98