TikTok row: Trump to take action soon, says Pompeo, as Microsoft pursues deal | TikTok- Tempemail

Donald Trump will take action in coming days to tackle an array of national security risks presented by TikTok and other Chinese software companies, Mike Pompeo has said, as Microsoft revealed it was pursuing a deal after speaking to the US president. Microsoft said late on Sunday that, after a Continue Reading

Top EU court ditches transatlantic data transfer deal – Security- Tempemail

Europe’s highest court ruled on Thursday that a transatlantic data transfer deal is invalid because of concerns about US surveillance in a decision that could disrupt thousands of companies that rely on the agreement. The ruling effectively ends the privileged access companies in the United States had to personal data Continue Reading

Google can ward off EU antitrust probe into Fitbit deal with data pledge – Security – Finance- Tempemail

Google may be able to stave off a full-scale EU antitrust investigation into its planned US$2.1 billion bid for fitness tracker maker Fitbit by pledging not to use Fitbit’s health data for its ads, people familiar with the matter said. The deal announced in November last year allows Google, a Continue Reading

Health dept extends Datacom outsourcing deal for $160m – Strategy – Hardware – Software- Tempemail

The federal Department of Health has extended its IT outsourcing deal with Datacom for a further two years amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.  The department handed the company the two-year extension last month at a cost of $159.7 million, bringing the infrastructure and support services deal to $506.3 million over seven years.  It means the contract, which covers the provision, maintenance and refresh of all hardware and software, has now more than Continue Reading

Mastercard to buy fintech Finicity in $1.1bn deal – Finance – Software- Tempemail

Mastercard will buy Finicity in a deal valued at US$825 million (A$1.1 billion), adding a fintech firm that helps banks share customer data with other financial firms. The world’s second-largest payments processor also said Finicity’s existing shareholders can get an earn-out of up to an additional US$160 million, if performance Continue Reading

Europe threatens digital taxes without global deal – Finance- Tempemail

The European Union said on Thursday it could impose taxes on digital giants such as Google, Amazon and Facebook even without a global agreement by the year-end, after Washington quit talks and stoked fears of a new trade war. The latest transatlantic row was ignited when the United States said Continue Reading

Facebook’s Giphy deal draws UK competition watchdog’s attention – Software- Tempemail

Facebook’s acquisition of popular GIF website Giphy is being scrutinised by the United Kingdom’s competition watchdog for possibly reducing competition. The parent of messaging app WhatsApp bought Giphy, a popular website for making and sharing animated images, or GIFs, in May to integrate it with its rapidly growing photo-sharing app, Continue Reading

Cyber security review may spell end for Huawei 5G deal | Technology

The Tempemail Cyber Security Centre in the UK is expected to conclude that US sanctions against Huawei will make it impossible to use the Chinese company’s technology as planned for 5G networks. The emergency review, announced on Sunday, is designed to pave the way for Downing Street to push for Continue Reading

UK Cybersecurity Review May Mean the End for Huawei 5G Deal | Tempemail

Sourced from Getty Images. The UK’s Tempemail Cybersecurity Agency is expected to conclude that US sanctions against Huawei will make it impossible to use the Chinese company’s technology as planned for implementation of 5G throughout the country. Announced on Sunday, this emergency review is designed to pave the way for Continue Reading

Reliance Jio’s Latest Valuation And All You Need To Know About General Atlantic’s Deal With Jio- Tempemail

Read Article General Atlantic, a US-based firm, has invested INR. 6,598.38 crores ($870 million) in Jio platforms, in exchange for a 1.34 percent stake. Over the past few months, Facebook, Silver Lake and Vista group have invested more than $8 billion in Jio, by picking up 9.9 percent, 1 percent Continue Reading