It seems that Sunday has become a popular day to announce large deals involving enterprise companies. IBM announced the $34 billion Red Hat deal two weeks ago. SAP announced its intent to buy Qualtrics for $8 billion last night, and Vista Equity Partners got into the act too, announcing a deal to buy Apptio for $1.94 billion, representing a 53 percent premium for stockholders.
Vista paid $38 per share for Apptio, a Seattle company that [...]
Officers excavating former home of key suspect's mother prepare to leave Sutton ColdfieldPolice investigating the 1986 disappearance of the estate agent Suzy Lamplugh have found no evidence after digging up the garden of the key suspect's mother, Scotland Yard has said.Detectives spent two weeks searching the garden and an area under a garage at a home in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, amid hopes of a breakthrough in the high-profile cold case. Continue reading... [...]
Energy minister's remarks help lift price, with Opec likely to confirm move next monthOil prices have staged a recovery, climbing above $70 a barrel after Saudi Arabia said the world's major crude producers agreed that supply needed to be cut significantly next year.The kingdom's energy minister, speaking after a meeting of Opec at the weekend, said the cartel believed that production would need to fall by nearly 1m barrels per day (bpd) on October levels. [...]
You know the saying: A bit of rain never hurt anyone. Well, that's certainly the message France's army is sending out today, mere days after Trump cancelled a visit to a U.S. war cemetery near Paris due to "bad weather". World leaders that day were marking 100 years since the end of World War One. SEE ALSO: Please enjoy a photo of Emmanuel Macron crushing Donald Trump's hand Images of other world leaders — [...]
Convicted former trader was taken into custody at local police station in Scotland after attending reporting sessionThe convicted former UBS trader Kweku Adoboli has been arrested and could be deported to Ghana in the next few days, he has said.Adoboli was taken into custody after attending a regular reporting session at his local police station in Livingston, Scotland. He is in a holding centre in Glasgow and has been informed he is to be taken [...]
MONTCLAIR, Calif. (AP) — A second high school coach of the gunman who killed 12 people at a Southern California bar recalled him on Sunday as volatile and intimidating, and said that repeated complaints to school administrators about his behavior failed to prompt any discipline. [...]