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Top VC deals: Chinese AI robots land $150 million; a high school esports league picks up a major league backer

Top VC deals: Chinese AI robots land $150 million; a high school esports league picks up a major league backer

Autodesk Autodesk president and CEO Andrew Anagnost. Autodesk this week agreed to buy construction software company PlanGrid for $875 million. The San Francisco-based start-up previously raised $69 million in funding from investors including YCombinator, Sequoia Capital and Tenaya Capital. PlanGrid enables real-time construction tracking for contractors and and architects. Autodesk “makes software for people who [...]

November 25, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Top VC deals: Chinese AI robots land $150 million; a high school esports league picks up a major league backer

Real estate firm AXA IM to continue major London project despite Brexit

Real estate firm AXA IM to continue major London project despite Brexit

Real Assets said it would continue the construction of its ’22 Bishopsgate’ project in London’s financial district, despite the uncertainty following Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. The real estate asset manager, a unit of AXA SA, said the project has a target completion date of 2019. Since the June 23 referendum, the ability [...]

October 27, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Real estate firm AXA IM to continue major London project despite Brexit

Indian Defense Minister Signs Major Logistics Agreement With Pentagon

Indian Defense Minister Signs Major Logistics Agreement With Pentagon

The U.S. and India have signed a key logistics agreement that will enable U.S. and Indian forces to use each other’s bases for repair and replenishment of supplies. U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter told reporters Monday at the Pentagon that he and Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar formally signed the Logistics Exchange Memorandum of [...]

August 30, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Indian Defense Minister Signs Major Logistics Agreement With Pentagon

PwC faces 3 major trials that threaten its business

PwC faces 3 major trials that threaten its business

The Big Four global audit firms go to court all the time but are rarely put on trial. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, the U.S. member of the global professional-services giant, is currently facing not one, not two, but three significant trials for allegedly negligent audits. An unfavorable verdict in the trial currently playing out in a Florida [...]

August 14, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on PwC faces 3 major trials that threaten its business

Antitrust officials sue to block mergers of four major U.S. health insurers

Antitrust officials sue to block mergers of four major U.S. health insurers

U.S. justice officials on Thursday filed a pair of lawsuits to block two proposed mergers among four of the United States’ largest health insurers, over concern that the combinations might stifle competition and lead to higher premiums. U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced the lawsuits, which aim to block deals between Aetna and Humana and [...]

July 29, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Antitrust officials sue to block mergers of four major U.S. health insurers

Anthropologie Just Made a Major Change to Its Home Goods Department

Anthropologie Just Made a Major Change to Its Home Goods Department

If you, too, have spent hours scrolling through Anthropologie’s jewel-toned tufted settees, over-dyed rugs and ruched duvets just wishing you could feel them for yourself—you’re in luck. The retailer, known for its artistically ornate clothing, accessories, and housewares, plans to open new, larger stores to fit—you guessed it—tons more home stuff. These new shops will [...]

July 17, 2016 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on Anthropologie Just Made a Major Change to Its Home Goods Department

Northern Ireland Science Park to launch major expansion plan

Northern Ireland Science Park to launch major expansion plan

The Northern Ireland Science Park intends to develop another 1m sq ft of office space over the next 10 years as part of a major expansion plan. The organisation, which is changing its name to Catalyst Inc, is also aiming to support 5,000 additional jobs. It was founded in 1999 with public money. It now [...]

June 22, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Northern Ireland Science Park to launch major expansion plan

Oil dealt major blow as supply-side strains persist

Oil dealt major blow as supply-side strains persist

NEW YORK, March 29  — Concerns about U.S. monetary policy moves and ongoing supply-side strains sent crude oil prices plummeting in early trading Tuesday. Industry data show U.S. stockpiles of crude oil remain at 80-year highs despite signs of a slowdown in domestic crude oil production. A recent drilling survey from the U.S. Energy Information [...]

March 29, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Oil dealt major blow as supply-side strains persist