DXC’s Acquisition of Luxoft Will Likely Reduce Its Dependency On Mphasis

DXC Technology’s decision to acquire niche engineering services firm Luxoft may be considered as a step towards eventually reducing its dependency on Mphasis, said analysts. DXC, an IT and digital services company, was formed in April 2017 after the merger of CSC and the…

Why Flipkart Needs More Than SoftBank To Take On Amazon

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Snapdeal Pay Hike: Face-Saving Gimmick Or Bid To Retain Talent?

Jasper Infotech Pvt. Ltd, which runs online marketplace Snapdeal, is reportedly giving out pay hikes of up to 15% to its employees even as talks of its merger with India’s biggest e-commerce company Flipkart are fast progressing. Sanchit Vir Gogia,…

Symantec Ventures – Why It Matters To The Future Of Cyber Security Innovation

On March 2, 2017 Symantec announced the launch of Symantec Ventures - its latest effort to help startups by contributing capital, reducing expenses and accelerating time to market. Per the company, Symantec Ventures is the next step post its partnership with…

WNS Gets Deeper Into Healthcare With Tuck-In Buys

NYSE-listed Business Process Management (BPM) company WNS was always on the lookout for niche and tuck-in acquisitions to augment its capabilities, and the latest in the series is not much different. The focus of the two recent acquisitions was to…

收購Jet.com之後,沃爾瑪想在印度電商市場放手一博

近日,全球最大零售巨頭沃爾瑪以30億美元現金和3億美元沃爾瑪股票的價格收購了美國電商公司Jet.com。該筆交易將推動沃爾瑪電商業務的發展,使其在電商領域更具競爭力。此次沃爾瑪收購Jet.com將幫助該公司更接近電商業務的終極目標:擊敗亞馬遜。雙方在電商領域的較量會影響到印度嗎? 而IT行業研究諮詢公司Greyhound Research的CEO戈吉亞(Sanchit Vir Gogia)並不認同斯里瓦斯塔瓦的看法,他認為沃爾瑪需要花費一段時間才能走出美國市場,公司的當務之急在於平穩地完成對Jet的收購。 Source: hksilicon.com | cnad.com | weiot.net | wxrw123.com |

Should Flipkart & Amazon Watch Out For Ecommerce Competition From Walmart?

With the acquisition of Jet.com, the year-old US based ecommerce startup, Walmart Stores Inc. made its way into ecommerce. Its entry into the lucrative online retail market came at an expense of $3 billion (to acquire Jet.com). On the other…

Why Symantec Buying Blue Coat Makes Sense

Managing enterprise security in today's digital world is becoming increasingly complex with constantly evolving threats. This gives Chief Information Officers (CIOs) and Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) a compelling reason to invest in a security partner who is committed to…

Verizon Inks Deal To Acquire Yahoo For $4.83 bn

by Yahoo! Inc. has agreed to sell its core operations to US telecom giant Verizon Communications Inc. for $4.83 billion in a transaction that marks the end of the Internet pioneer as an independent company after a two-decade-long journey. Greyhound…

Verizon Acquires Yahoo For $4.8 billion In All-Cash Deal

Yahoo, one of the biggest Internet services companies of yesteryears, has been acquired by US telecom major Verizon for $4.83 billion in an all-cash deal. While the acquisition is being seen by many analysts as the end of the road for…

Verizon Buys Yahoo, Puts It In Competition With Facebook, Microsoft And Google: Analyst

Yahoo, that has been restructuring its business for year now, finally sold out to Verizon. Verizon sealed the deal for $4.83 billion, all in cash. This acquisition gives Verizon access to Yahoo’s advertising technology tools such as BrightRoll and Flurry, assets…

Verizon Acquires Yahoo, Aspires To Compete With Google & Facebook

On 25 July 2016, Verizon Communications confirmed its plans of acquiring Yahoo’s operating business for USD 4.83 billion. The sale includes Yahoo’s content offerings in News, Sports, Finance, Yahoo Mail, Brightroll (programmatic advertising technology), Flurry (mobile application analytics solution) and…

5 Reasons Why Symantec’s Acquisition Of Blue Coat Matters To The CIO’s Office

On 12 June, 2016 Symantec announced its agreement to acquire Blue Coat for USD 4.65 billion. As a result of this acquisition, the company will now have 385,000 customers, a vast repository of data sources and over 3,000 researchers and…

Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn

Microsoft on Monday announced a $26.2 billion deal to acquire professional networking platform LinkedIn for $196 per share. The market gave a mixed reaction to the announcement. While shares of LinkedIn surged 47 percent to near $193, Microsoft’s stock was…

Will LinkedIn be another failed acquisition for Microsoft?

In its 41 years history, Microsoft has acquired several companies but the biggest success was none other than Hotmail, which was bought from Sabeer Bhatia for $500 million in 1997. However, a repeat of Hotmail is something that Microsoft hasn’t…

What Does Microsoft Stand to Gain From its $26.2 Billion Acquisition of LinkedIn?

Microsoft announced today that it bought LinkedIn in a $26.2 billion deal, the tech giant's largest acquisition in its 41-year history by a wide margin. So what value does Microsoft see in the professional social networking site? Sanchit Vir Gogia,…

Why Microsoft Acquired LinkedIn? It’s All About User Insights!

On June 13, 2016 Microsoft announced the agreement to acquire LinkedIn for USD 26.2 billion. Important to note that this is the first big deal under Satya Nadella’s leadership and LinkedIn will continue to operate as an independent company. Albeit…

Users will get to organise their information better

The acquisition of LinkedIn by Microsoft will help the duo assist client companies, and even individuals in the personal lives, to organise information and orchestrate their functions better. The deal is expected to give an impetus to Microsoft’s Customer Relationship…

Microsoft To Acquire LinkedIn For $26.2 Bn

Microsoft Corp has agreed to acquire LinkedIn Corp for $26.2 billion in a deal that will combine the world’s biggest software maker with the largest global online network of professionals. Greyhound Research Chief Analyst and CEO Sanchit Gogia said that the…

Microsoft Looking For New Source Of Revenue

By acquiring LinkedIn, Microsoft is looking at further strengthening its business from corporates in India and social networking play, an area in which it lags behind Facebook. Analysts feel that Microsoft’s Productivity and Business Processes as one of the three segments…

LinkedIn sets sights on Indian start-ups

US-based social networking company LinkedIn is looking at buying Indian start-ups, has tweaked its India portal and with its new 800 seater office in Bengaluru, as it seeks to build on its India presence. India is currently the second biggest market…

Acquisition of Geometric gives HCL Tech fillip in IoT segment

The acquisition of Geometric by HCL Technologies gives the latter a fillip to its Internet of Things (IoT) segment. “The additional resources that HCL gets from this acquisition, coupled with Geometric’s ability to solve critical issues for engineering clients are…

Blackstone India takes Mphasis off HP’s hands for ₹7,100 crore

Private equity player Blackstone India announced that it will buy Bengaluru-based Mphasis for ₹7,100 crore, making it the largest deal in India and bringing to a close speculation over the future of Mphasis. The PE major will acquire Hewlett-Packard’s 60.5…

Indian IT outsourcing companies have been on an acquisition spree that will only increase in 2016

Legacy IT outsourcing companies in India continued acquiring aggressively in 2015. Most of the acquisitions were made in areas such as design and automation to help the companies cut costs, and stay ahead of the innovation curve. “IT services companies…

Greyhound Group picks stake in Internet of Style: Strengthen consumer-tech focus

Greyhound Knowledge Group, has been steadily growing its focus and intent every year. Last year, it closed the year with a 4 digit growth. As part of its strategy to expand its reach further, the firm recently picked up a…

India's Greyhound Group buys stake in Internet of Style

Greyhound Knowledge Group, founded by known market research analyst Sanchit Vir Gogia, has acquired a stake in Internet of Style. "Over the last quarter we have been actively talking to global research and advisory firms in order to further expand…

India’s Greyhound Group buys stake in Internet of Style

IT research and advisory firm Greyhound Knowledge Group (GKG) has acquired a stake in Internet of Style, a fashion-tech company. GKG, founded by analyst Sanchit Vir Gogia, had been in talks with other advisory firms for a deal to expand…

India’s Greyhound Group buys stake in Internet of Style

Greyhound Knowledge Group, founded by known market research analyst Sanchit Vir Gogia, has acquired a stake in Internet of Style. “Over the last quarter we have been actively talking to global research and advisory firms in order to further expand…

India’s GreyhoundGroup buys stake in Internet of Style; appoints S Sridhar to board

Greyhound Knowledge Group, founded by known market research analyst Sanchit Vir Gogia, has acquired a stake in Internet of Style. “Over the last quarter we have been actively talking to global research and advisory firms in order to further expand…

India’s Greyhound Group buys stake in Internet of Style; appoints S Sridhar to board – wiki news india

Greyhound Knowledge Group, founded by known market research analyst Sanchit Vir Gogia, has acquired a stake in Internet of Style. “Over the last quarter we have been actively talking to global research and advisory firms in order to further expand…