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Movado Group acquires watch startup MVMT

Movado Group acquires watch startup MVMT

48 minutes ago   |   TechCrunch

The Movado Group, which sells multiple brands including Lacoste, Tommy Hilfiger and Hugo Boss, has purchased MVMT, a small watch company founded by Jacob Kassan and Kramer...
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This week in games: Battlefield V teases its battle royale mode, Deep Silver acquires TimeSplitters

This week in games: Battlefield V teases its battle royale mode, Deep Silver acquires TimeSplitters

2 hours ago   |   PC World   |   2 articles

There are about a million games releasing, Gamescom is next week, PAX in two weeks-it's starting to get pretty damn busy around here again. Both Brad Chacos and I will be in...
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Intel scoops up Vertex.ai to bolster Movidius team, support AI efforts

5 hours ago   |   ZDnet

Intel sees huge potential in AI and has been repositioning via acquisitions and corporate restructuring to focus on the technology.
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Plant nutrient acquisition entices herbivore

18 hours ago   |   Science Mag


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A New TimeSplitters Game Might Finally Happen After IP Acquisition By THQ

23 hours ago   |   GameSpot   |   2 articles

The classic first-person shooter series TimeSplitters is under new ownership. THQ Nordic has announced its subsidiary, Koch Media, has acquired the IP, along with the rights to...
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Amazon may buy Landmark Theaters to screen its original movies

Amazon may buy Landmark Theaters to screen its original movies

23 hours ago   |   SlashGear   |   4 articles

Amazon may be gearing up for a big acquisition, according to a new report, and it involves Landmark Theaters. Sources talking about the alleged plan say Amazon is eyeing a...
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Best Buy bought the company behind senior-friendly JitterBug phone

Best Buy bought the company behind senior-friendly JitterBug phone

1 day ago   |   Engadget

Yesterday, Best Buy announced that it paid $800 million to acquire GreatCall, the company that makes the senior-friendly JitterBug phones. Perhaps more importantly, it has an...
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Intel buys deep-learning startup Vertex.AI to join its Movidius unit

1 day ago   |   TechCrunch

Intel has an ambition to bring more artificial intelligence technology into all aspects of its business, and today is stepping up its game a little in the area with an...
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Credit Karma acquires mortgage platform Approved

Credit Karma acquires mortgage platform Approved

1 day ago   |   TechCrunch

Credit Karma , the service best known for providing free credit score monitoring and other financial advice , is getting into the mortgage business. The company today announced...
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Best Buy just spent $800 million on GreatCall, the company that made the JitterBug phone

Best Buy just spent $800 million on GreatCall, the company that made the JitterBug phone

1 day ago   |   The Verge   |   2 articles

Best Buy announced late yesterday that it has acquired GreatCall ,the company behind the JitterBug phone for seniors, for $800 million. The company currently focuses primarily...
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OnePlus 6T release tipped for October as T-Mobile exclusive

OnePlus 6T release tipped for October as T-Mobile exclusive

The OnePlus 6T will launch as a T-Mobile exclusive in the US, according to reports, when the hotly-anticipated Android smartphone arrives later in the year. The deal will be a... Read more ...

HTC U12+ in Solar Red is now available in Canada

HTC U12+ in Solar Red is now available in Canada

When HTC's U12+ came out earlier this year, it was only available in two colours in Canada: ‘Translucent Blue' and ‘Ceramic Black'. Starting today, it's also available in a new... Read more ...

Best Buy's 2-day anniversary sale has great deals on iPads, Apple Watch, and...

Best Buy's 2-day anniversary sale has great deals on iPads, Apple Watch, and more

Every year, in celebration of the store's anniversary, Best Buy holds a sale in which it slashes prices on dozens of popular items, from tablets to phones to computers. This... Read more ...

Nintendo Switch's New Bundle Packs In Two Games, But Only At One US Store

Nintendo Switch's New Bundle Packs In Two Games, But Only At One US Store

If you haven't picked up a Nintendo Switch yet, a new bundle offers a pretty good deal to get you started. The Walmart-exclusive set includes the console along with Mario... Read more ...

Elon Musk says he works 120 hours a week and doesn't leave the factory for...

Elon Musk says he works 120 hours a week and doesn't leave the factory for days at a time - but experts say that kind of work ethic is dangerous

Elon Musk reportedly works for 120 hours a week. That's three times the average work week in the US private sector, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics . Overwork is an... Read more ...

Huawei Mate 20 Lite and its Kirin 710 are exposed by GeekBench

Huawei Mate 20 Lite and its Kirin 710 are exposed by GeekBench

According to a leaked benchmark, the Huawei Mate 20 Lite will be the second smartphone to feature the in-house made Kirin 710. While the chipset presence wasn't clearly... Read more ...

Watchmen Series Officially Ordered By HBO

Watchmen Series Officially Ordered By HBO

There have been rumors that HBO was considering picking up a new version of the Watchmen series, adapted for TV, for some time. Now, the company has announced it has officially... Read more ...

Google may launch its own smart screen this holiday season

Google may launch its own smart screen this holiday season

Google is already expected to launch new phones , a new Pixelbook , a new smartwatch, and new wireless earbuds this year, and now a rumor claims that Google is preppin yet... Read more ...

Watch the first trailer for Disney's new TV series, ‘Star Wars Resistance'

Watch the first trailer for Disney's new TV series, ‘Star Wars Resistance'

Nearly four months after its unveiling, Star Wars Resistance suddenly has a trailer and a release date. Announced back in April , Star Wars Resistance is a new anime-inspired... Read more ...

Microsoft Launcher beta update cleans up the feed, lets Cortana read texts

Microsoft Launcher beta update cleans up the feed, lets Cortana read texts

A sleeker look and text-to-speech for messages are tagging along in the latest beta update. Microsoft Launcher beta testers are getting their hands on a fresh set of new... Read more ...