Apptio to go private in $1.94 billion with Vista Equity Partners

Apptio to go private in $1.94 billion with Vista Equity Partners

(Reuters) – Software company Apptio Inc (APTI.O) said on Sunday it agreed to be bought by private equity firm Vista Equity Partners for $1.94 billion in cash, two years after going public. FILE PHOTO: Robert Smith, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Vista Equity Partners, speaks at the Milken Institute’s 21st Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, […]

Elon Musk on double-decker freeways, permitting, and building sewers

Elon Musk on double-decker freeways, permitting, and building sewers

Segments of The Boring Company’s boring machine, called Godot. The Boring Company Tesla, SpaceX, and Boring Company CEO Elon Musk is good at finding alternative markets for his products. He did this with the lithium-ion batteries he was building and sourcing for his Model S, X, and eventually Model 3 cars: by developing a line […]

Amazon Black Friday 2018 Sales: Here Are The First Deals

Amazon Black Friday 2018 Sales: Here Are The First Deals

This post was created by the Contributor in partnership with BestBlackFriday.com, which specializes in holiday season sales. The deals highlighted within this post were independently selected. Only BestBlackFriday.com will receive compensation from them. Over the past week, two of the biggest holiday season sales have been confirmed: Walmart’s Black Friday 2018 deals and Best Buy’s […]

50+ Veterans Day freebies, dining deals and free services for military heroes on Sunday

50+ Veterans Day freebies, dining deals and free services for military heroes on Sunday

On Veterans Day, our nation honors those who have so honored us with their sacrifice and service to keep America strong and free. Retailers and restaurants salute our military heroes by offering freebies and discounts on Sunday, Nov. 11 to veterans, active duty and retired U.S. military, National Guard and reservists unless otherwise noted. Bring your military identification […]

Tesla releases track mode and a new key fob for the Model 3

Tesla releases track mode and a new key fob for the Model 3

With major production hurdles looking more like they’re in the rearview mirror, Tesla is starting to roll out small updates for the now tens of thousands of Model 3 owners in North America. One of the stranger decisions Tesla made with the lower-cost Model 3 sedan was to give owners just two ways to unlock […]

Air hostess breastfeeds passenger's baby on flight

Air hostess breastfeeds passenger's baby on flight

There was no formula milk on the flight. A Filipino flight attendant is being praised for going beyond her call of duty to ease a crying baby on board. Patrisha Organo, 24, one of the cabin crew of the Philippine Airlines rushed to help an anxious mother and breastfed her inconsolable baby in […]

Despite tariffs, China's exports surge in October

Despite tariffs, China's exports surge in October

BEIJING–China’s exports continued to show resilience last month despite a trade battle with the U.S., defying economists’ expectations. Total exports rose 15.6% from a year earlier, accelerating from a 14.5% increase in September, the General Administration of Customs said Thursday. Economists polled by The Wall Street Journal had forecast an 11% growth in overseas shipments. […]

Nevadans side with Buffett's Berkshire in energy spat with Adelson

Nevadans side with Buffett's Berkshire in energy spat with Adelson

Las Vegas Sands Corp. Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson greets guests before U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the Republican Jewish Coalition’s annual meeting in Las Vegas Thomson Reuters By Trevor Hunnicutt (Reuters) – Nevada voters on Tuesday blocked efforts supported by casino magnate Sheldon Adelson to open up the state’s electricity market, delivering […]

Square earnings: Amid CFO's exit, confidence boost is needed

Square earnings: Amid CFO's exit, confidence boost is needed

Square Inc. remains one of tech’s highest fliers this year, but shares have taken a beating recently amid economic concerns and the impending departure of the company’s very visible chief financial officer. That puts even more pressure on the company’s third-quarter earnings report, which is expected Wednesday after the market closes. Square […]

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