EU approves $7.5 bn acquisition of GitHub by Microsoft

Brussels, Oct 20 : The European Commission on Saturday announced it has approved the $7.5 billion acquisition of GitHub by Microsoft. The Commission said that effective competition in the relevant markets would continue and Microsoft would have no incentive to undermine the open nature of GitHub’s platform. Microsoft in June announced to acquire GitHub, the […]

Kidnapped Indian-origin Tanzanian billionaire freed

Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), Oct 20 : Indian-origin Tanzanian billionaire Mohammed Dewji, who was captured by gunmen outside a gym here nine days ago, is back home safe after his kidnappers freed him, the police said. Dewji, 43-year-old CEO of the METL Group family conglomerate, was kidnapped by unknown men on October 11 while he […]

I love England as I love my wife: Lord Bill Lall

New Delhi, Oct 20 : Some 60 years ago, Dharambir Lall moved to England from India and the eventful journey that followed finds elaborate mention in his upcoming book “England, My Love”. The successful chartered accountant is now a millionaire and has been conferred the title of Lord Bill Lall of Woodlands. “I just fell […]

Russia’s Rosatom ships out equipment for Kudankulam n-plant

Chennai, Oct 20 : Rosatom, the Russian atomic energy corporation, on Saturday said its machine building division Atomenergomash has shipped out equipment for Unit 4 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP). In a statement issued here, Rosatom said the equipment includes moisture separator reheaters. In total, there will be four sets of moisture separator […]

North Korean hacker group stole $571 mn in crypto attacks

San Francisco, Oct 20 : Amid growing crypto-jacking episodes, a North Korean hacking group called Lazarus has stolen cryptocurrencies worth more than half a billion dollars. According to The Next Web that cited findings from the annual report of cybersecurity vendor Group-IB late on Friday, Lazarus was behind 14 hacking attacks on cryptocurrent exchanges since […]