Salesforce (CRM), Tuesday said it has agreed to buy MuleSoft (MULE), the provider of building application networks' platform, for an enterprise value of about $6.5 billion. Salesforce has agreed to pay $36.00 in cash and 0.0711 shares of Salesforce common stock per MuleSoft Class A and Class B common...

Claire's, the American retailer popular for its tween jewelry and ear piercing, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the latest retailer to fall into bankruptcy after Toys R Us and Sports Authority. The retailer Monday said that its stores will remain open as it restructures its debt of...

doggydisaster-delta-032018.jpg Delta Airlines becomes the latest airline to experience pet transport disaster. An 8-week-old puppy was flown across the country to the wrong airports by Delta Airlines landing in Detroit, Las Vegas and Salt Lake City before finally making to Idaho. On Saturday, a breeder put Josh Schlaich's new,...

video-streaming-032018.jpg The adoption of video streaming truly "crossed the chasm" in 2017 and fifty-five percent of American households now subscribe to at least one paid video streaming service, according to a new Deloitte survey. In its 12th annual digital media trends survey, Deloitte found that the percentage of American households subscribing to a video streaming service has risen to 55 percent in 2017.

donaldtrump-retailgaints-032018.jpg A group of major American companies in the retail sector has made an appeal to the U.S. President to reconsider imposing tariffs against China, saying they could hurt American families. They wrote a letter to Donald Trump in the wake of reports that the Government is preparing to impose annual tariffs amounting to $60 billion on goods imported from China. The signatories, which include Walmart,

russia-cryptohour-032018.jpg Cryptocurrency miners in Russia will observe "Earth Hour" on March 24 in their own way. They have named it "Crypto Hour", and will turn-off their mining equipment for one hour - from 8.30 pm to 9.30 (local time). The campaign is led by Peter Dvoryankin, founder of International Investor Network CryptoLife. He made the call to crypto miners in the world to create awareness about ecological mining.

tronc-michaelferro-032018.jpg Media company Tronc, Inc. said Monday that Michael Ferro has stepped down as chairman of its board of directors. The company named Chief Executive Justin Dearborn as chairman of the board. Tronc noted that Ferro, its largest shareholder, is retiring from the board as the company prepares to close on the $500 million sale of its flagship newspaper, the Los Angeles Times, to local ownership.

bitcoin-morganstanley-032018.jpg Bitcoin is unwinding in a similar fashion to the Nasdaq during the dotcom bubble nearly two decades ago, but the pace is 15 times faster, global investment firm Morgan Stanley said. The firm's strategist Sheena Shah said in a client note that the Nasdaq in 2000 and Bitcoin now, both rallied 250 to 280 percent during their peaks ahead of a market downturn.

ibm-crypto-anchors-blockchain-032018.jpg IBM said its researchers are developing tamper-proof digital fingerprints known as crypto-anchors, which can be embedded into products to tackle issues such as counterfeit and food safety. Cryptographic anchors will be used in tandem with blockchain's distributed ledger technology to ensure an object's authenticity from its point of origin until it reaches the hands of the customer, the tech Giant

versavault-versabank-032018.jpg Canadian lender VersaBank is set to launch a blockchain-based safety deposit box for securely storing digital property such as cryptocurrencies that will have a combination of banking integrity and blockchain security. The initiative was initially announced on January 23.

choppytrading-wallstreet-032018.jpg The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a roughly flat opening on Tuesday following the sell-off seen in the previous session. Traders may be reluctant to make any significant moves ahead of the Federal Reserve's highly anticipated monetary policy announcement on Wednesday. Stocks moved sharply...

germaninvestorconfidence-032018.jpg Germany's economic confidence deteriorated sharply to a one-and-a-half-year low in March on fears of US led trade conflicts, survey data from the Mannheim-based think tank ZEW showed Tuesday. The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment dropped more-than-expected to 5.1 in March from 17.8 in February. This was the lowest score since September 2016 and well below the expected level of 13.0.

sierraleone-blockchain-032018.jpg West African country Sierra Leone's National Electoral Commission said that blockchain technology was never used in the recently concluded presidential election. Citing its Chair Mohamed Conteh, the NEC said on Twitter that it has not used, and is not using blockchain technology in any part of the electoral process.

inflation-uk-032018.jpg UK inflation eased more-than-expected to a 7-month low in February, as the effects from the deterioration in pound after the Brexit vote fades. Consumer price inflation slowed more-than-expected to 2.7 percent from 3 percent in January, figures from the Office for National Statistics revealed Tuesday. This was the weakest figure since last July, when prices rose 2.6 percent. Economists had fore

trump-maduro-petro-032018.jpg The U.S. Government has banned Americans from purchasing or dealing with any cryptocurrency issued by Venezuela, and imposed a fresh round of sanctions targeting Venezuelan government associates. An executive order signed by President Donald Trump Monday makes it illegal for the U.S. citizens and entities to engage in financial transactions involving Petro, the digital currency of Venezuela.

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