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Western Digital CEO Said to Be in Japan to Finalise Toshiba Chip Deal

HIGHLIGHTS WD to finalise agreement to buy Toshiba’s memory chip business The group and Toshiba aim to announce a deal by August 31 Some senior Toshiba executives had initially balked at WD’s offer Western Digital’s chief executive is in Tokyo to finalise an agreement to buy Toshiba’s memory chip business, ending months of dispute over the auction, a person familiar with ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Said to Be First Smarpthone With Snapdragon 836 SoC

Samsung may be months away from the unveiling of its next Galaxy Note phablet, but there have been no dearth of leaks around the handset. The latest leak claims that the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will feature the yet-to-be-announced Qualcomm Snapdragon 836 SoC, which is said to be the successor of the Snapdragon 835 that was first seen in the ... Read More »

Apple Said to Hold Talks With Government About Retail Stores in India

Apple Inc officials on Tuesday met Commerce Ministry top brass amid its plans to open stores in India without initially having to source components locally. According to sources, the meeting chaired by Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) Secretary Ramesh Abhishek lasted for almost an hour with senior officials from Apple discussing details of the new Foreign Direct Investment ... Read More »

Disney Said to Have Dropped Twitter Pursuit Partly Over Image

HIGHLIGHTS Walt Disney was earlier said to be in the line to bid for Twitter Salesforce and Google earlier backed out from the bidding Twitter is reported to be seeking about $30 billion for its sale Walt Disney Co. decided not to pursue a bid for Twitter Inc. partly out of concern that bullying and other uncivil forms of communication ... Read More »

Google Said to Shelve Plan for Project Ara Modular Phones

Google Said to Shelve Plan for Project Ara Modular Phones HIGHLIGHTS Part of a broader push to streamline the company’s hardware efforts Google may work with partners to bring Project Ara’s technology to market Modular smartphones have generated great enthusiasm in the tech community Alphabet Inc’s Google has suspended Project Ara, its ambitious effort to build what is known as ... Read More »

Apple Is Said to Plan Improved Cloud Services by Unifying Teams

Apple Inc. plans to unify its separate Internet services groups into a single campus to better compete with Alphabet Inc.’s Google and Amazon.com Inc. in the cloud, according to people familiar with the plans. Apple cloud services teams run by executive Eddy Cue, including Siri, Maps, iCloud, Apple Pay, Apple News and parts of iTunes and Apple Music, will move ... Read More »

TPG Said to Be Among Possible Bidders for Intel Security Unit McAfee

TPG Said to Be Among Possible Bidders for Intel Security Unit McAfee HIGHLIGHTS Deal could value McAfee at as much as $3 billion Intel is also talking to other potential bidders Intel’s strategy to focus on its more profitable data-center business TPG is among potential bidders for Intel Corp.’s computer-security unit McAfee, people with knowledge of the matter said. The ... Read More »

Advanced Enzyme Tech IPO Opens: Here’s What Management Said

Advanced Enzyme Technologies exports to 50 different countries and has 0.9% market shares globally. Advanced Enzyme Technologies, which launched its initial public offer (IPO) to raise around Rs 410 crore today, will utilise part of the proceeds to expand its business going ahead. “We will be expanding geographically…… we are going to expand our research base more and continue to ... Read More »