Wiserlinks Knowledge

  • The world is changing incredibly quickly, business is speeding up, new competitors emerge from other markets. Life is more complex and inter-connected than ever. Leaders have to partner with their peers in order to make these new challenges a success.
  • This blog presents ideas for action.
 

Wiserlinks Knowledge

  • The world is changing incredibly quickly, business is speeding up, new competitors emerge from other markets. Life is more complex and inter-connected than ever. Leaders have to partner with their peers in order to make these new challenges a success.
  • This blog presents ideas for action.
 

Jean-Bernard Girault

Vivendi Acquires Stake in Banijay-Zodiak For $311 Million

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Variety | 26/02/2016

Variety Vivendi, the parent company of French pay TV giant Canal Plus and Universal Music Group, has acquired a 26.2-percent stake in Banijay-Zodiak for $311 million (290 million Euros). Banijay-Zodiak is formed by Banijay Group, a top producer of unscripted formats, and Zodiak Media, which produces hit properties such as “Wallander” and “The Girl With […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Orange unveils $40 smartphone with data, strikes Google deal

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CNBC | 26/02/2016

CNBC French telecoms company Orange has released a $40 smartphone that comes with text, minutes and data for the Middle East and Africa and struck a partnership with Google to bring local internet services to its customers. Click here to read full article. About Wiserlinks.

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Jean-Bernard Girault

TeamViewer partners with Philips TV

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Broadband TV News | 26/02/2016

Broadband TV News TeamViewer has announced a strategic partnership with TP Vision for Philips branded smart TV sets. Philips relies on Android TV to provide the software platform for its Android TV sets. TeamViewer is able to supply its Android QuickSupport app to be integrated into Philips’ smart TV systems. The QuickSupport app will therefore […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

SKT, Deutsche Telekom sign strategic partnership

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Korea Times | 26/02/2016

Korea Times SK Telecom will expand its global profile, making the most of a partnership with Deutsche Telekom, Europe’s top communications company. The two firms said they had formed the strategic partnership to cooperate in services, the Internet of Things (IoT) and research. Click here to read full article. About Wiserlinks.

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Two Aerospace Giants Held Merger Talks

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Fortune | 26/02/2016

Fortune Aerospace component suppliers Honeywell International and United Technologies have held talks about a merger, CNBC reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the situation. A deal would create a company with combined sales of more than $90 billion, combining a maker of jet engines with a supplier of airplane cockpits. Click here to read […]

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Why IBM Is Dropping $2.6 Billion on Truven Health

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Fortune | 26/02/2016

Fortune The simple answer is: Data (oh, and customers). With IBM’s planned $2.6 billion acquisition of Truven Health, the company will add “200 million lives” to its data trove. “Lives” is a term typically used in the healthcare business for a data asset or record. And when it comes to big data analytics, the more […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Natixis Acquires 51% Stake in Peter J. Solomon Co.

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New York Times | 19/02/2016

New York Times Natixis said on Wednesday that it had acquired a 51 percent stake in the Peter J. Solomon Company, founded nearly 30 years ago as an independent adviser on mergers and other transactions. The deal will give the French bank a bigger presence in the United States. But it will also bring significant […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Orange and Bouygues Telecom seen reaching a deal in March

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Reuters | 19/02/2016

Reuters Orange and Bouygues are likely to reach an initial agreement on the sale of Bouygues’s telecoms unit in March at the earliest, amid wrangling over terms that would make Bouygues the second biggest shareholder in Orange after the French state. Click here to read full article. About Wiserlinks.

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Vodafone announces new partners as it pushes for 5G

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IT Proportal | 19/02/2016

IT Proportal Vodafone Group announced a new partnership on Wednesday, as it starts preparing for the upcoming 5G mobile technology. The telecommunications company is partnering up with Huawei, Nokia, Ericsson, Intel and Qualcomm, and the team will work on researching new 5G technologies and preparing for the transition to the new mobile standard. 5G is […]

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Amazon acquires Noida-based payment gateway EMVANTAGE

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techcircle.in | 19/02/2016

techcircle.in E-commerce bellwether Amazon.com Inc has agreed to acquire Noida-based online payment solutions provider EMVANTAGE Payments Pvt Ltd for an undisclosed amount. As part of the acquisition, EMVANTAGE’s employees will join Amazon’s payments team to develop solutions tailored for the Indian market, Amazon said in a press statement. Click here to read full article. About […]

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