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Spies Reportedly Tried to Discredit Critics of Controversial Israeli Spyware Firm NSO Group

NSO's products have been tied to Saudi use in tracking and killing journa.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 11th, 2019

Khashoggi Friend Sues Israeli Spyware Firm Over the Journalist’s Murder

The controversial NSO Group makes spyware used by multilple governments to monitor critics. A Saudi dissident filed suit.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 3rd, 2018

Imperial Capital Incrementally Bullish On Verint After M&A Talk

Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: VRNT), a New York-based analytics company, is reportedly in discussions to buy NSO Group, an Israeli cybersurveillance firm, for around $1 billion — a move that would Latest Ratings fo.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 31st, 2018

Controversial hotel bought by firm affiliated with airport concessions operator

A company affiliated with OHM Concession Group, a local operator of airport concessions, has bought the embattled former Stratford Inn in Fenton......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 22nd, 2019

A company run by former Israeli spies reportedly tried to influence a local US election — and courted Trump"s campaign

Ron Jenkins/Getty Images An Israeli private spy company attempted to influence a local US election as part of a larger attem.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 12th, 2019

Facebook drops firm that sought to discredit critics

Facebook said Thursday it was severing ties with a political consultancy that sought to discredit critics of the social networking giant using questionable campaign-style tactics......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 15th, 2018

Facebook reportedly used anti-Semitic attacks to discredit its critics

A new blockbuster report dives into the questionable tactics behind Facebook’s crisis management......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 15th, 2018

Facebook used opposition-research firm to link critics to George Soros, report says

Facebook Inc. used a political opposition-research group in an attempt to tie a group critical of the social network to liberal billionaire George Soros last summer, according to a bombshell report released Wednesday afternoon......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 14th, 2018

Rick Gates Requested Proposals From an Israeli Firm to Manipulate the 2016 Election

Creating fake online identities to help Trump's campaign, a report says. Rick Gates, a former campaign adviser to President Donald Trump, reportedly.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 9th, 2018

Yum China rejects $17.6 bln buyout - sources

Fast-food chain operator Yum China has reportedly rejected a $17.6 billion buyout offer from a consortium led by Chinese investment firm Hillhouse Capital Group, quashing what would have been one of Asia's biggest deals this year. Thuy Ong reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersAug 29th, 2018

NEA buys a Denver-based network of primary care clinics

The Chevy Chase-based venture firm reportedly paid $100 million for the group of 53 clinics, spread across 10 states......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 7th, 2018

Report: Google won"t renew controversial Pentagon contract

After facing a backlash from a group of its employees, Google reportedly has decided not to renew a controversial artificial intelligence contract with the U.S. Defense Department. In a meeting with Google employees Friday, company executive Diane Gr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 1st, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Verint Systems may buy Israeli-based NSO Group for about $1 billion

Verint has offered to pay NSO’s controlling shareholder, San Francisco-based private-equity firm Francisco Partners, with its own stock and assumed debt, the person said......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 28th, 2018

Alex Alexander and Gerry Speranza sell TenEleven Group to private equity firm

Fifteen years after TenEleven Group was founded by former CTG Inc. executives, the Amherst-based technology company has been sold. Primary owners Alex Alexander and Gerry Speranza reached a deal to sell their company to Therapy Brands, which offers a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 17th, 2019

The New York Post: CEO of French luxury-goods group pledges $110 million to help rebuild Notre Dame

François-Henri Pinault, who is married to actress Salma Hayek, said in a statement that he plans to pay through his family’s investment firm, Artemis, for any work that needs to be done following Monday’s catastrophic fire, according to AFP......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 16th, 2019

Goldman Sachs and Mattel slip, Waste Management gains ground

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Monday: Electronics For Imaging Inc., up $8.60 to $38 The digital printing company is being bought by private equity firm Siris Capital Group LLC for about $1.7 billion......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 15th, 2019

Are EFI Shareholders Getting Enough in the Acquisition?

EFI shares jumped on Monday after the firm announced that it has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Siris Capital Group......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstApr 15th, 2019

Scientists Insert Human Brain Gene In Monkeys To Make Them Smarter

In a controversial study, a group of researchers .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkApr 15th, 2019

Fremont digital printing business Electronics for Imaging sold for $1.7 billion

Digital printing business Electronics For Imaging Inc.on Monday said it would be be acquired by Siris Capital Group LLC in a deal valued at about $1.7 billion. The New York private equity firm is paying about $37 a share for the Fremont-based comp.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 15th, 2019

Electronics for Imaging to be bought for a 26% premium, in a $1.7 billion deal

Shares of Electronics for Imaging Inc. soared 26% toward an 18-month high in premarket trade Monday, after the digital imaging company announced a deal to be acquired in a cash deal valued at $1.7 billion by private equity firm Siris Capital Group LLC......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 15th, 2019

Egypt Withdraws From Trump"s "Arab NATO" Group

Via AlMasdarNews.com Egypt has reportedly withdrawn from President Donald Trump’s “Arab NATO” initiative following President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi’s visit to Washington. According to Reuters, .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 13th, 2019