Google pays France over $1 billion to settle tax case

[ad_1] This Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, file photo shows Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Two bipartisan groups of state attorneys general are launching separate antitrust investigations into Facebook and Google, Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, adding to regulatory scrutiny of two of the world’s largest and most ubiquitous tech companies.(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File) Tech […]

Airbus says AirAsia X places $5 billion order 

[ad_1] Combining long rage with single-aisle compactness Malaysian low-cost airline AirAsia X has ordered 42 Airbus aircraft worth a total catalogue price of five billion dollars, Airbus said Friday. The Malaysian carrier has placed a firm order for 12 long-range A330neo planes and 30 medium-range A321XLR models, the European aircraft manufacturer said in a statement. […]

Amazon grabs a piece of the Yankees network in a $3.47 billion deal

[ad_1] “The new strategic partnership leverages the expertise and market reach of three highly successful companies – Yankee Global Enterprises, one of the world’s leading sports brands; Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company and leading provider of local sports and news; and Amazon, the innovative, multinational technology company,” stated the press release. The three […]

Purdue, Sacklers offering $10-12 billion to settle 2,000 opioid cases: Report

[ad_1] Enlarge / Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and its owners, the Sackler family, are facing hundreds of lawsuits across the country for the company’s alleged role in the opioid epidemic. OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, offered a $10 billion to $12 billion deal to settle around 2,000 opioid lawsuits, […]

Purdue, Sacklers offering $10-12 billion to settle 2,000 opioid cases: Report

[ad_1] Enlarge / Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and its owners, the Sackler family, are facing hundreds of lawsuits across the country for the company’s alleged role in the opioid epidemic. OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, offered a $10 billion to $12 billion deal to settle around 2,000 opioid lawsuits, […]

Netflix has shipped 5 billion discs

[ad_1] There’s no doubt that the physical media side of Netflix is small by this stage. There were 14 million disc subscribers in 2011, but that fell to a mere 2.4 million by the second quarter of this year — for context, there are 151 million streaming customers. It is, however, still a money maker. […]

Mastercard to buy Nets payments services for $3.2 billion

[ad_1] Spending $3.2 billion on real-time payment capability US financial services company MasterCard has agreed to acquire Danish payment service company Nets’ account-to-account payment business for 2.85 billion euro ($3.19 billion), the Danish company said Tuesday. The acquisition includes “the clearing and instant payment services, and e-billing solutions,” according to a statement published by Nets. […]