Daily Archives: April 3, 2018

Fox says Disney may buy Sky News in fresh takeover twist

Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox today proposed selling rolling TV channel Sky News to Disney in order to finally seal control of pan-European satellite broadcaster Sky. Fox — which for a long time has sought to buy the 61 percent of British pay TV giant Sky that it does not already own — has also

Winning trust of American employees remains key challenge for Indian IT cos

Despite Indian IT services companies making huge investments in expanding capability for doing local innovation and sourcing of talent in the US market, the allegations that they are biased towards South Asian professionals continues to haunt them. The number of incidents of these disgruntled former employees in the US taking legal recourse against the Indian

Mogae Media’s Sandeep Goyal picks up 10% equity in Sync Media

Digital evangelist and media veteran Sandeep Goyal of Mogae Media has picked up a 10% equity stake in ad-tech platform Sync Media. The deal has been closed at a pre-money valuation of $3 million. Goyal’s daughter, Carol, will join the Sync Media board. Promoted by media professional Anubhav Sharma, Sync Media also counts Vikas Saxena,

Intel launches Core i9 processors for mobiles, laptops

Intel on Tuesday unveiled the first ever Intel Core i9 processor for mobiles and laptops to deliver best gaming and content creation experience on the go. Claiming that this is the highest-performance laptop processor Intel has ever built, the company also announced a new Intel Core platform extension that brings together the benefits of 8th

Google Search and AI chief steps down: Report

John Giannandrea, Senior Vice President of Engineering at Google, is stepping down from his position as head of the Search and Artificial Intelligence (AI) units, the media reported. According to a report in The Information late on Monday, Giannandrea’s role is being split into two. Jeff Dean, who leads the company’s deep learning AI research

ATC completes mobile tower deal with Vodafone India

ATC Telecom Infrastructure Private Limited, a majority-owned Indian subsidiary of American Tower Corporation, said that it has completed its acquisition of Vodafone India tower business, which consists of around 10,200 communications sites, for total cash consideration of approximately Rs 3800 crore. “We are pleased to acquire this portfolio, which will complement our existing footprint and