BUSINESS AND STARTUPS NEWS

by menarate
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A student startup that originated at Cornell University enables you to tap out beats by wearing Bluetooth-enabled rings. The sound that’s produced from a tap is determined by colour what lets you create beats and melodies by tapping on anything with colour: plants, clothes, fruits, 12-colour special keyboard etc. You can simply tap to connect the rings to iOS or Android app. You can choose many types of instruments and keyboards to play various sounds.

Check out the top 10 most exciting startups in the UAE.

As usual in the end of each month we post a list of the most noticeable technology company acquisitions.
The first day of March was rich in M&As. The first name of the company is those who acquired and the second one is who was acquired correspondingly. Let’s start with e-Zest Solutions.

by Smartmon
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Uber is known for having a corporate culture that reveres aggressive attitudes and stepping on toes. CEO Travis Kalanick appears to also bring that same credo to his interactions with drivers.

In a dashboard video, published by Bloomberg on Tuesday, Kalanick is shown arguing with his driver over fares. The argument gets heated and ends with Kalanick telling the driver to stop blaming Uber for his problems.

by Ahmed Dubai
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LinkedIn has neglected two big opportunities Facebook is now capitalizing on: helping lower-skilled workers and people who aren’t actively looking for a job. Today Facebook is rolling out a slew of new Jobs features we spotted it testing last year. They could hurt LinkedIn’s growth prospects and divert recruiting ad dollars.

The world's biggest technology showcase CES (the Consumer Electronics Show) is held every year in Las Vegas over the last 50 years. New 2017 is not an exception – the event ran from January 5 to January 8. 

As usual in the beginning of the month we acquaint you with world top M&A deals in IT. Here is our list of November deals. The first company is an acquirer and the second one is the acquired company.

Some start-ups are able to change the way we live. Airbnb, Uber and Snapchat are bright examples thereof. Starting as small companies they have become world-known corporations. Perhaps some of the most remarkable start-ups of the year of 2016 listed below will become so successful, too. 

Here is our new list of remarkable M&As. As usual it is drawn up in a date order.

Last month we’ve published an article about remarkable M&As of August 2016. This September world-known companies were rather active in acquisitions, too. Here is a list of the freshest M&A transactions.