Amazon likely to select New York City and Northern Virginia as its HQ2 & HQ3

Amazon is likely to announce the results of its headquarters search contest today. Amazon.com Inc is likely to announce that it has selected New York City and Northern Virginia as the sites for its second and third headquarters, said a report from the Wall Street Journal. Other cities may also receive major sites as part…

Key Western Countries Have Been Handed Over Khashoggi Tapes: Turkey’s Erdogan

Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan has said the Germany, France and Britain has been handed over all of the recorded proof that was with the Turkish authorities in relation to the murder of veteran journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Analysts view this as a strategy by Turkey to keep up international pressure on Riyadh in the issue. Last…

Apptio Inc agrees to be bought by Vista Equity Partners

Vista Equity Partners is in the business of acquiring mostly software firms, sold Marketo, a marketing software firm to Adobe Inc for $4.75 billion in September 2018. Two years after going public, software company Apptio Inc has agreed to be acquired by private equity firm Vista Equity Partners for $1.94 billion. The all-cash deal sees…

France aiming to introduce digital taxes for big internet firms by December 2018

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire is pushing for the deal so as to retain earnings of large tech companies who use clever strategies and tax loopholes to evade taxes. On Monday, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire stated, the European Union plans on introducing digital taxes for large internet firms such as Google and…