SAP agrees to buy Qualtrics for $8B in cash, just before the survey software company’s IPO

Ryan Smith of Qualtrics speaks onstage during TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2015 Enterprise software giant SAP announced today that it has agreed to acquire Qualtrics for $8 billion in cash, just before the survey and research software company was set to go public. The deal is expected to be completed in the first half of 2019. Qualtrics last round of venture capital funding in 2016 raised $180 million at a $2.5 billion valuation. This is the second-largest ever acquisition of a SaaS company, after ...
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Asia shares gain ahead of key data; oil recovers

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly higher on Monday ahead of key economic data, such as industrial production figures from China and Japan later in the week. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 added 0.2 percent to 22,284.23. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng rose 0.5 percent to 25,716.59. The Shanghai Composite index edged 0.6 percent higher […]
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BHIM’s 18.3M transactions accounted only for 4% of UPI payments in October 2018

The number of transactions on the Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM) UPI app was 18.3 million for the month of October 2018, up from 16.3 million last month. The total value of the transactions stood at Rs 8,206 crore, up 16% from Rs 7,064.9 crore in September 2018, according to data provided by the... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, News, Internet, Finance, Banking, Mobile Payments, Payments, UPI, Digital Payments, NPCI, BHIM, Bharat Interface for Money BHIM UPI

Software firm Apptio to be bought by Vista Equity Partners for $1.94 billion

Software company Apptio Inc said on Sunday it had agreed to be bought by private equity firm Vista Equity Partners for about $1.94 billion in cash.
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Samsung BioLogics shares plunge over accounting concerns

Shares in Samsung BioLogics Co Ltd plunged on Monday amid concerns about its accounting practices ahead of a meeting of regulators this week to review whether it has violated rules which could lead to its delisting.
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OPEC gets closer to a production cut

U.S. prices tumbled for 10 straight sessions through Friday, the longest losing streak since 1984.
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Global Markets: Asia stocks lower amid growth worries; oil rebounds

Asian shares drifted lower on Monday as signs of softening demand in China rekindled anxiety about the outlook for world growth, but Saudi Arabia's plans to cut production helped to halt a slide in oil prices.
Tags: Asia, Money, Saudi Arabia, China, businessNews

UPI transactions grew 19% to 482.4M in October 2018; Rs 74,978.3 Cr transacted

The Unified Payment Interface (UPI) saw an increase of 18.8% in the total transaction volumes taking place between September and October 2018, according to data published by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI). The NPCI is a private company owned by Indian banks and owns and operates... ...
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Veritas Capital, Elliott clinch $5.5 billion acquisition of Athenahealth: sources

Private equity firm Veritas Capital and hedge fund Elliott Management have agreed to acquire U.S. healthcare software maker Athenahealth Inc for $5.5 billion in cash, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Elliott Management, Athenahealth, Veritas Capital, athenahealth Inc, Veritas Capital Elliott

Italy seeks to cut 2019 growth forecasts to get EU budget deal: source

Italy's economy minister is looking to revise down the budget's growth forecast for next year to try to reach a deal with the European Commission over fiscal policy, a government source said on Sunday.
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Euro zone will not survive without fiscal convergence: Le Maire

Germany and France need to find a compromise necessary to complete a banking and capital markets union designed to shield the euro zone from future crises, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said in remarks published on Sunday.
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Oil prices rise by 1 percent after Saudi announces December supply cut

Oil prices rose by about one percent on Monday after top exporter Saudi Arabia announced a cut in supply for December, seen as a measure to halt a market slump that had seen crude decline by 20 percent since early October.
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Japan PM Abe calls for public works spending plan to help economy

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called on Monday for a new public works spending programme to stimulate the economy amid growing concerns about global risks.
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Stiassny fires parting shot at Vector foes

Rolled Vector directors David Bartholomew and Sibylle Krieger were collateral damage as Entrust waged a personal vendetta against him, chairman Michael Stiassny told shareholders at the lines company's annual meeting in Auckland this... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, Vector, Michael Stiassny, Stiassny, David Bartholomew, Sibylle Krieger

Major banks ANZ, BNZ and Westpac unveil historic low rates in fight for customers

The Bank of NZ has dropped its two-year fixed interest rate to a "historic" 3.99 per cent as it returns fire in a burgeoning mortgage war between the country's lenders.ANZ - the nation's largest bank - last week offered the lowest... [Author: [email protected]]
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‘The Grinch’ steals the box-office crown from ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

Dr. Seuss' The Grinch is the new box-office champion, knocking off Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody and posting a better opening weekend than Jim Carrey's 2000 live-action film based on the character. The post ‘The Grinch’ steals the box-office crown from ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ appeared first on Digital Trends.
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China shows J-20 jet's missiles for the first time at airshow: Global Times

China has shown the missiles in its advanced J-20 stealth fighter jet to the public for the first time at its largest airshow, the Global Times newspaper reported on Monday.
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The Streaming Service Takeover

Netflix has over 137 million subscribers. There are 15 million viewers on Twitch watching people play video games on daily basis. This isn’t counting YouTube, Microsoft’s streaming service, Hulu, or the new DC Universe. Podcasting has taken over and there are just as many podcasts on iTunes and Spotify and there are songs. To top it all off, Disney is releasing its own streaming service next year. And people are responding. Cable and satellite services are being cut faster than ever before. What...
Tags: Business, Microsoft, Disney, Netflix, Breaking News, Hulu, DC Universe Podcasting

China will step up tax cuts: finance minister

China will study and implement tax cuts of a larger scale and more significant fee reductions for companies, the country's finance minister Liu Kun said on Monday.
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Democrats to probe Trump actions on AT&T, Amazon: aide

When Democrats take control of the U.S. House they plan to investigate the Trump administration's attempt to block AT&T Inc from acquiring Time Warner, and whether officials sought to punish Inc by prodding the U.S. Post Office to hike shipping prices for the world's largest e-commerce company, a senior Democrat and a congressional aide said on Sunday.
Tags: Amazon, Money, Time Warner, businessNews, Trump, AT T Inc, U S House, Amazon com Inc, U S Post Office

Singapore calls for closer S.E. Asia, says multilateralism under threat

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong called on Monday for greater integration between Southeast Asian countries at a time when multilateralism is under threat.
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Global Markets: Asia stocks pressured on global growth worries, oil woes

Asian shares fell on Monday, extending weakness in global equity markets at the end of last week as soft Chinese economic data and falling oil prices rekindled anxiety about the outlook for world growth.
Tags: Asia, Money, businessNews

SAP to buy customer sentiment tracker Qualtrics for $8 billion

Germany's SAP said on Sunday it was buying Qualtrics International Inc for $8 billion in cash, pre-empting a planned stock market listing by the U.S.-based company that specialises in surveying consumers online.
Tags: Money, Germany, businessNews, Sap, U S, Qualtrics International Inc

Modi's India: Failing the jobless?

How many jobs are being created in India?
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S. Korea sends tangerines to North in return for mushrooms

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has airlifted 200 tons of tangerines to North Korea in return for shipments of pine mushrooms by the North in September, officials said Monday.South Korean military planes flew to Pyongyang,... [Author: [email protected]]
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South Korea ships tangerines to North, which sent mushrooms

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has airlifted thousands of boxes of tangerines to North Korea in return for the North's large shipments of pine mushrooms in September.South Korea says it will send 200 tons of tangerines to... [Author: [email protected]]
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Alibaba nets record $30 billion in Singles' Day haul, but growth rate plunges

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd cashed a record 213.5 billion yuan ($30.7 billion) in sales on Sunday during its 24-hour online retail frenzy Singles' Day, but the event's annual growth dropped to its slowest rate.
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Options limited, North Korea lit by flashlights, creaky grid

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — More than 20 years after his father almost bargained them away for a pair of nuclear reactors, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has his nuclear weapons — and a nation still plagued by chronic blackouts.Even... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, North Korea, Kim Jong Un, Pyongyang North Korea

Running on Empty? Kim Jong Un's struggle to fuel his economy

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — More than 20 years after his father almost bargained them away for a pair of nuclear reactors, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has his nuclear weapons — and a nation still plagued by chronic blackouts.Even... [Author: [email protected]]
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Some Common Payment Related FAQs For Your Shopify POS Addressed

Shopify POS allows you to make seamless transactions with your customers, whether in an online, in-store or a pop-up setting. With Shopify POS, you can accept any form of payment while tracking and managing inventory across channels. Not only that, the process is very simple and allows you to easily apply discounts, customize taxes and process refunds. Shopify POS allows you to make streamlined transactions To provide more clarity on the payment and related queries, here is a set of FAQs you ca...
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