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IHS Buys U.K. Financial Data Firm Markit for $5.5 Billion - Bloomberg


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IHS Buys U.K. Financial Data Firm Markit for $5.5 Billion
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“That's good for data companies.” The combined company will be based in the U.K. rather than the U.S., where IHS is based. While the deal isn't technically a tax-reducing event known as an inversion -- because IHS's current shareholders would own less ...
IHS and Markit merge to create £9bn data giantEvening Standard
IHS to buy data provider Markit, combined company to base in UKReuters

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U.K. Bank Boards Need to Oversee Info Technology, Lawmaker Says - Bloomberg


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U.K. Bank Boards Need to Oversee Info Technology, Lawmaker Says
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?These risks and problems are causing a considerable amount of distress and disruption to millions of people and thousands of businesses,? Tyrie said in a letter to the acting head of the U.K.'s Financial Conduct Authority, Tracey McDermott. ?IT risks ...
Senior MP urges UK banks to invest in IT to prevent failuresMoney Market

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The BBC's computer chip for kids was meant to 'kickstart a coding revolution' - but it keeps getting delayed - Business Insider


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The BBC's computer chip for kids was meant to 'kickstart a coding revolution' - but it keeps getting delayed
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In 2012 the BBC decided to produce a computer chip that would teach children how to code. But now, almost four years after the announcement of the BBC Micro Bit, schools in the UK are yet to get their computer chips. The BBC looked at the success of ...

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4,000 jobs to go in Pearson shake-up

Education publisher Pearson says it is to shed 10% of its worldwide workforce in an effort to cuts costs.

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Myanmar stock exchange signals new era

Myanmar opens its first stock exchange, despite having no companies listed until next year.

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