IBM, TATA join Hedera Hashgraph’s governing council

Hedera Hashgraph is a distributed public ledger platform that aims to be faster and runs at a larger scale than current blockchain technologies. According to a top official from Hedera Hashgraph, a distributed public ledger platform that aims to be faster and runs at a larger scale than current blockchain technologies, India’s Tata Communications along…

European Commission corners Amazon on its usage of merchant data

Amazon has come under scrutiny over its dual role as a marketplace for merchants as well as their competitor. In a significant development, antitrust regulators in the European Union are increasing their scrutiny on Amazon over its usage of merchants’ data. The development underscores increasing regulatory scrutiny over how tech companies exploit customers’ information. Facebook,…

Veritas Capital to divest Excelitas Technologies Corp & Anaren Inc in a combined deal worth $2.8 billion

Given the sensitive nature of the technologies involved at both companies, bankers expect intense antitrust scrutiny by U.S authorities. According to sources familiar with the matter at hand, New York-based private equity firm Veritas Capital is exploring the divestiture of two of its high-tech portfolio companies which have a combined worth of around $3 billion.…