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TIBCO Software goes private with $4.3 billion Vista Equity purchase

TIBCO Software is going private after Vista Equity Partners paid $4.3 billion Monday to purchase the maker of business software in what is the largest technology buyout this year. 258 more words

Tech

Everpower has their hands full with Ohio lawsuits

In Champaign County, the Urbana Daily Citizen reports that the County and Township governments did not file requests for rehearing of the OPSB’s decision to grant Everpower’s certificate extension. 443 more words

Mizzou Offers Buyout Option for Some Faculty

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) The University of Missouri’s flagship campus in Columbia is offering a buyout option for some of its tenured faculty members.

The school said in a news release Friday that qualifying faculty who retire by next fall can receive a one-time payment of 1.5 times their base salary, not to exceed $200,000. 164 more words

News

United Airlines Offers Big Buyouts to Flight Attendants

United Airlines announced Monday that it will offer its thousands of flight attendants an early and voluntary buyout option, a lump-sum payout worth up to $100,000. 141 more words

Mojang Tells Minecraft Users "F*@K YOU!" With Their Sale to Microsoft

Markus Persson, aka “Notch” has broken his silence on the sale of his company, Mojang, creator of Minecraft to Microsoft. Essentially he’s a hypocrite and has no clue how to respond to being called out on it. 374 more words

Commentary

Mojang has Officially Been Acquired By Microsoft, Notch Leaves the Company

It’s official, Microsoft has acquired Minecraft developer Mojang in a deal worth $2.5 billion.

Mojang announced the news earlier on their official website.  As part of the deal, Minecraft creator and Mojang co-founder, Markus Persson(Notch), will leave the company.   287 more words

Video Games

Blackberry Jumps with Movirtu

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BlackBerry Ltd. (BBRY) has acquired mobile technology company Movirtu Ltd., shoring up its smartphone management features as it targets business users.

London-based Movirtu uses a virtual SIM card enabling customers to connect more than one phone number to a single device. 529 more words

BlackBerry