EU antitrust regulators to rule on Blackstone's F&R deal by July 20
EU antitrust regulators will decide by July 20 whether to clear U.S. private equity firm Blackstone Group's USUS$20 billion acquisition of a majority stake in Thomson Reuters' Financial and Risk (F&R) unit, a filing on the EU competition watchdog's website showed on Monday.
During last September’s Ignite conference, Microsoft heavily emphasized its quantum computing efforts and launched both its Q# programming language and development kits. This year, the focus is on other things, and the announcements about quantum are far and in between (and our understanding is that Microsoft, unlike some of its competitors, doesn’t have a working quantum […]
This week Facebook has launched a major new product play, slotting an algorithmic dating service inside its walled garden as if that’s perfectly normal behavior for an ageing social network. Insert your [dad dancing GIF of choice] right here. Facebook getting into dating looks very much like a mid-life crisis — as a veteran social […]