Last week’s tech industry trends were only mildly enticing — things changed on 24 January, however. Enter Cisco, data management stuff and its corporate strategy. On finance side of things, we assiduously monitor extraordinary corporate activity, and Cisco’s latest $3.7bn deal (2% of its market cap) surely dominated the headlines this… Read More
HB Weekly Wrap: Amazon Wanna Be Builder?
“There is no chance Amazon, which fully operates as a financial institution in the way it manages its finances and short-term liquidity needs, will also become a builder, right?” Firstly, there wasn’t much news out there this week that was actually worth my research time — it’s unknown, for example… Read More
Mid-Jan HB Wrap
13 January Volvo: Invests In A New Car-Sharing Unit (The Tech Portal) Snapchat: Introduces A New Universal Search Bar (Engadget) WhatsApp: More On Encrypted Messages (The Guardian) Microsoft: Acquires Canadian AI Startup Maluuba (Maluuba) Foursquare: Adds ‘List Search’ Feature To Its App (Foursquare) Snapchat: Nabs Michael Lynton From Sony (The Hollywood Reporter) Nissan: Starts Testing Self-Driving Electric Cars In… Read More