Amazon announces acquisition of MGM for $8.45 billion

Metro Goldwyn Mayer’s vast library has over 4,000 beloved film titles, including 12 Angry Men, Basic Instinct, Creed, James Bond, Legally Blonde, Moonstruck, Poltergeist, Raging Bull, Robocop, Rocky, Silence of the Lambs, Stargate, Thelma & Louise, Tomb Raider, The Magnificent Seven, The Pink Panther, The Thomas Crown Affair, and many other icons.

Bharti Airtel Ghana Holdings and MIC Africa B.V transfer shares to Ghana

The Government of the Republic of Ghana and the parent companies of AirtelTigo; Bharti Airtel Ghana Holdings and MIC Africa B.V, have concluded negotiations and signed an agreement that transfers the shares of the Telecommunication Company to the Ghanaian Government. This agreement make the Government a 100% holding of the telecom company. Airteltigo until this agreement was a joint venture between Bharti Airtel Ghana Holdings and Millicom Internationa Celular SA. In October 2020, Bharti Airtel...

SlideShare becomes Scribd

On December 1st of 2020, Scribd will manage SlideShare account and any content on SlideShare. SlideShare has been part of LinkedIn for 8 years and has provided a unique value to its community of authors and creators. Recognizing LinkedIn’s focus on building a professional community for people to give and get help to grow in their careers, we believe Scribd is best positioned to maintain and grow SlideShare’s value to its 40 million content authors....

Pull Panda acquired by GitHub

Microsoft through has bought Pull Panda to add more collaborative tools to GitHub. The acquisition came exactly a year after Microsoft bought GitHub. Pull Panda is a company that only started 18 months ago. It produces code review tools for GitHub developers. Until now the tools – Pull Reminders, Pull Analytics, and Pull Assigner – were sold as a subscription bundle, but the GitHub deal means the tools will now be available free of charge...

Microsoft acquires Israeli security firm Hexadite

Yet more activity in the world of cybersecurity. Microsoft today confirmed that it has acquired Hexadite, an Israeli startup that uses AI to identify and protect against attacks. We and others reported last month that this deal was in the works, for a price sources tell us is $100 million. The idea is to expand Microsoft’s existing security portfolio with an infusion of new technology based around new innovations in areas like AI and machine learning. “Our...