UK government orders investigation into Nvidia’s $40bn Arm takeover | Arm

The UK government has stepped in to order an investigation of Nvidia’s $40bn takeover of the Cambridge-based chip designer Arm, citing potential national security concerns. Oliver Dowden, the UK culture secretary, has written to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) instructing it to begin a “phase one” investigation into the Continue Reading

UK watchdog to investigate Facebook takeover of Giphy | Technology- Tempemail

The UK’s competition regulator is launching an in-depth investigation of Facebook’s $400m (£290m) acquisition of the gif creation website Giphy over fears that it could lead to a squeeze on the supply of gifs to other social networks such as Snapchat, TikTok and Twitter. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) Continue Reading

No more phoney press releases. Women deserve more than a capitalist takeover of International Women’s Day- Tempemail

W hat does celebrating female empowerment mean in 2021? Here’s what my inbox says. It means buying a pillow with Frida Kahlo’s face on it for £45. It means feeling inspired by a bouquet of flowers containing one red rose as a reference to gender inequality. It means eating a Continue Reading

‘A moronic clerk with a good memory’ – the computer takeover, 1969 | Life and style

On 26 October 1969, the Observer Magazine attempted to get to grips with the burgeoning computer revolution (‘Computer Takeover’). ‘What then is a computer?’ asked John Davy. ‘It has been well described as an obedient, very moronic clerk with an exceptionally good memory.’ Well, we’ve all met one of those. Continue Reading

Google faces $400m fine over Fitbit takeover if it doesn’t wait for competition watchdog’s approval | Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)

Google faces a fine of up to $400m if it takes over Fitbit before the Australian competition regulator completes an investigation into the transaction. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) on Tuesday rejected an offer from Google to enter into a court-enforceable undertaking limiting the way it would use Continue Reading

Critical SAP Sybase ASE bugs allowed full system takeover – Security – Software- Tempemail

A set of vulnerabilities in SAP’s Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise, which is widely used by banks and financial institutions, could be used by attackers to take over unpatched systems, security researchers have revealed. Security vendor Trustwave reported critical and high severity several Sybase ASE vulnerabilities to SAP, including one that Continue Reading

Nokia shares surge on report of takeover bid – Networking – Finance- Tempemail

Nokia declined to comment on Thursday on a media report saying it was working with an investment bank to defend itself from a hostile takeover, news which sent its shares sharply higher. “Nokia does not comment on market rumours,” said a spokesman for the company. Earlier on Thursday shares in Continue Reading

Local newspapers unite with front page takeover amid coronavirus outbreak- Tempemail

As people come to terms with the knock-on effects of the coronavirus outbreak, local newspapers across the country have joined forces to reassure readers of their support. Using the hashtag #ThereWithYou, the collective aims to help keep communities together, particularly the elderly and vulnerable. Today (20 March), across the front Continue Reading

US clears Infineon’s US$10 billion takeover of Cypress – Hardware- Tempemail

Shares in Cypress Semiconductor Corp jumped in after-hours trade on Monday after the company said US officials found no national security concerns with its proposed US$10 billion takeover by German chipmaker Infineon Technologies. The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) informed Cypress that it had determined “there Continue Reading