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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 to buy data provider Markit, combined company to base in UKReuters

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Microsoft has cut the price of its cloud services product ? one month after ... - Business Insider


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Microsoft has cut the price of its cloud services product ? one month after ...
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Microsoft has cut the price of Azure, its cloud services product, after Amazon did a similar thing earlier in January, ZDNet reports. Amazon cut the price of EC2, a part of Amazon Web Services, and made it easier for a user to only pay for the services ...

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Amazon explained why it gives away apps for free - Business Insider


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Amazon explained why it gives away apps for free
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They're before the start-up sequence, they never ruin the flow of the game, its not often, but that's another way." And here is the other way: Amazon can monetise the experience via adverts. Disclosure: Jeff Bezos is an investor in Business Insider ...

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'I resent the people who got lucky'

The price of success in Silicon Valley

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VIDEO: India food prices soar amid low rainfall

Many Indians are struggling to afford the inflated cost of lentils and other pulses after low rainfall lowers crop yields.

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