• 10 things in tech you need to know today

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday.
    1. Singapore semiconductor firm Broadcom will acquire CA Technologies, an American software company, for $18.9 billion in cash. News of this deal comes just four months after President Trump blocked Broadcom from acquiring chipmaker Qualcomm in a $103 billion hostile takeover on national security grounds.
    2. Facebook is quietly compelling third-party developers to sign secretive new terms before they can run apps on its platform. The new terms give Facebook explicit permission to audit developers' use of data, in what...
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  • 10 things you need to know in markets today

    10 things you need to know in markets today

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    Good morning! Here's what you need to know.
    1. Colombian President-elect Ivan Duque on Wednesday named Alberto Carrasquilla as his finance minister when he takes office in August. He said he and the central bank agreed on the need to bolster economic growth and strengthen the middle class.
    2. Washington repeated a warning to Western firms invested in Russia's Nord Stream 2 pipeline to Germany that they were at risk of sanctions, and said Moscow was using the project to divide Europe. "We have been clear that firms working in the Russian energy export pipeline sector are engaging in a line...
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