Shire board says it favours US$64b Takeda takeover bid
TOKYO: The board of Irish pharmaceutical company Shire will recommend a new £46 billion (US$64 billion) takeover bid by Japanese firm Takeda to its shareholders, it said in a statement released on Tuesday (Apr 24) night.
It said it was "willing to recommend the revised proposal to Shire ...
Essential, the smartphone company helmed by Android co-creator Andy Rubin, is trying to sell itself and has cancelled development of its next phone, Bloomberg reports. The report states that Essential has hired Credit Suisse Group AG to advise them on potentially selling itself. The company raised $330 million from investors, including Rubin’s own Playground Global, […]
SAN FRANCISCO: Netflix's stock market value ballooned to a record $153 billion on Thursday and eclipsed Walt Disney Co for the first time, making it the world's most valuable entertainment company, following a monumental shift by viewers away from cinemas and cable television.
It’s been a long night at VivaTech. The building hosted a very special competition — the very first TechCrunch Hackathon in Paris. Hundreds of engineers and designers got together to come up with something cool, something neat, something awesome. The only condition was that they only had 24 hours to work on their projects. Some […]