S&P Global is in advanced talks to buy IHS Markit for $US44 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported. The mega deal would mark the largest transaction on Wall Street this year, according to Dealogic. Talks could fall apart as the deal hasn’t been finalised. IHS Markit would be open to […]
Analytics startup Quantexa just raised $US65 million in a Series C funding round led by Evolution Equity Partners – and backed by HSBC and Accenture. The global analytics market was valued at $US49 billion worldwide in 2019 – more than double the value four years ago – and is predicted […]
Predictive analytics is changing the way the world works, but it’s hard to know what tools are needed to make the most of this growing opportunity. There is only one sure-fire way for organisations, both in business and government, to develop efficiencies and to innovate in a way that resonates […]
Open source business intelligence startup Metabase announced Tuesday that it closed $US8 million in a series A funding led by New Enterprise Associates. NEA has previously invested in open source companies like MongoDB,Elastic,Nginx, and Databricks, so when it tracked how fast Metabase was growing, it reached out to the project’s […]
Insider Inc. is excited to announce its collaboration with Nielsen in helping more accurately measure the size of our audience across platforms. Comprised of INSIDER and more than a dozen Business Insider editions around the globe, Insider Inc. prides itself on providing the kind of storytelling and journalism that our […]
IPG plans to buy Acxiom’s Marketing Solutions division for $US2.3 billion. The deal should help it create custom audiences for clients and target ads. But the deal represents a risk for IPG, in part because its competitors may no longer want to work with Marketing Solutions after it becomes part […]
Jyoti Bansal’s company AppDynamics was set to IPO when he received an offer to sell his company for $US3.7 billion. In an interview with Business Insider, Bansal reveals how he grappled with the decision to sell his company. On a cold winter night in New York last January, the founding […]
“Fortnite Battle Royale” has only been available on iOS devices for the last 30 days, but it’s already grossed more than $US25 million in that time. Data from analytics firm Sensor Tower also shows how average daily player spending in “Fortnite” has topped $US1 million globally on the App Store, […]
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While the Australian cricket team collapsed in another embarrassing test defeat in Hobart today, head office has been busy working with Microsoft to turn things around. On the eve of Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella’s Australian visit, the AFR has revealed that the tech giant has deployed a new performance […]
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Veriluma Limited, with a business based on Australian defence intelligence analytical software, debuted on the ASX today in a backdoor listing through what was Parmelia Resources Limited. A short time ago, the shares were up 25% to $0.099. The company raised $3.5 million through 50 million new fully paid ordinary […]
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