Microsoft’s Healthcare Push, To Acquire AI Firm Nuance Communications For $16B

United States based software giant Microsoft Corp will be acquiring artificial intelligence and speech technology firm Nuance Communications Inc in a deal worth about $6 billion in cash, the company said on Monday. Analysts said that this is a part of the strategy of Microsoft to further its business in the area of cloud strategy…

$70M Raised By British Fintech Start-Up TrueLayer In Funding Round To Rival Visa And Mastercard

The continued interest and favouritism of investors for fast-growing fintech firmclompanies arounf the world was at display again as the British financial technology start-up TrueLayer saying that it raised $70 million in fresh funding. The known as APIs, or application programming interfaces technology offered by TrueLayer allows the connection between fintech apps such as Revolut…

Reports Of $20bn Acquisition Bid From British Fund CVC Confirmed By Japan’s Toshiba

Japanese conglomerate Toshiba has confirmed recent reports of the company being made an offer of about $20bn for an acquisition by a British private equity fund. After confirming the bid by CVC Capital Partners that it got, trading in the stocks of the scandal hit firm was temporarily halted on Tokyo’s stock exchange. According to…

Thailand’s Health Minister Says Country’s ‘Principal’ Shot Will Be The AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccine

Thailand will consider as its “principal vaccine” against Covid-19 the coronavirus shot developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford with this Asian country trying to reopen and revive its tourism industry which is a crucial one for the country, said the country’s public health minister in an interview to a television channel. There were…