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Fintech firm Fiserv raises offer for Monitise to $98 million

Fintech firm Fiserv raises offer for Monitise to $98 million

Published 07/08/2017

U.S. financial technology provider Fiserv made an improved offer for Monitise worth about 75 million pounds ($98 million) on Monday, hoping to secure backing from the British financial services technology group's investors. [more…]

Toshiba may gain auditor sign-off, reducing delisting risk: media

Toshiba may gain auditor sign-off, reducing delisting risk: media

Published 07/08/2017

Toshiba Corp may gain a partial endorsement from its auditor for its annual financial results after disagreements over accounting for the much of the year, Japanese media reported - a step that would lessen, but not remove, the risk of a delisting. [more…]

India`s Eros in early talks with Apple, others to sell content library: source

India`s Eros in early talks with Apple, others to sell content library: source

Published 07/08/2017

Indian movie production house Eros Group is in preliminary talks with Apple and other major content distributors to sell its entire content library of films and music, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday. [more…]

Apple Music banks on `Carpool Karaoke` fans paying for star pairings

Apple Music banks on `Carpool Karaoke` fans paying for star pairings

Published 04/08/2017

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Pandora Media`s revenue beats on advertising boost

Pandora Media`s revenue beats on advertising boost

Published 31/07/2017

A person holds a smart phone with the Pandora app showing in New York U.S., June 9, 2017.

Pandora Media Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue as advertisers spent more on the online music streaming service amid stiff competition.

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Music streaming company Spotify has 60 million paying subscribers

Music streaming company Spotify has 60 million paying subscribers

Published 31/07/2017

FILE PHOTO: Headphones are seen in front of a logo of online music streaming service Spotify in this February 18, 2014 illustration picture.

Spotify now has 60 million paying subscribers, adding 10 million subscribers in less than five months, a spokeswoman for the music streaming company said on Monday.

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Superstar firm vogue heads for fire of overvaluation or ice of regulation: James Saft

Published 28/07/2017

It may not happen soon but eventually the vogue for investing in “superstar firms” like Google, Facebook and Amazon will end in the fire of overvaluation or the ice of regulation.

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Kaspersky Lab complains it has been drawn into U.S.-Russia geopolitical game: RIA

Kaspersky Lab complains it has been drawn into U.S.-Russia geopolitical game: RIA

Published 12/07/2017

A general view of the headquarters of Russian cyber security company Kaspersky Labs in Moscow July 29, 2013.

Russian cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab said on Wednesday it had fallen victim to geopolitical sparring between Russia and the United States, but said it was ready to respond to any questions from U.S. officials, the RIA news agency reported.

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U.S. decision on Kaspersky Lab software is politicized: Kremlin

U.S. decision on Kaspersky Lab software is politicized: Kremlin

Published 12/07/2017

A decision by the Trump administration to remove Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab from two lists of approved vendors used by U.S. government agencies to purchase technology equipment is a "politicized decision," the Kremlin said on Wednesday.

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Spotify signs Sony royalty deal while Warner holds out: reports

Spotify signs Sony royalty deal while Warner holds out: reports

Published 12/07/2017

FILE PHOTO: Headphones are seen in front of a logo of online music streaming service Spotify, February 18, 2014

Spotify has reached a licensing deal with a second major label, Sony Music Entertainment, according to media reports, setting the stage for a U.S. stock market listing by the music streaming leader.

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