Gawker.com Shutting Down

Gawker.com, the web publication launched by Nick Denton, will be shutting down next week. The shutdown comes after the company was forced into bankruptcy following the successful lawsuit by Hulk Hogan, which resulted in Univision winning a bid for the Gawker Media Company. Univision’s bid of $135 million still faces final approval from a New York bankruptcy court, which leaves…

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Boston Globe is Selling their HQ Building

The Boston Globe is selling its offices in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood after almost six decades and moving back to downtown Boston. Boston Globe Media Partners chief executive Mike Sheehan confirmed the company has signed a purchase-and-sale agreement for the 16.5-acre property and 815,000-square-foot Globe building along Interstate 93. But he declined to name the buyer or detail the terms of…

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CheckMyBus and ClickBus Partner in Brazil

The leading international bus search engine CheckMyBus enters the Brazilian market by teaming up with the leading online bus ticket platform ClickBus just in time for the Olympic Games. By collaborating with ClickBus, a Rocket Internet venture, CheckMyBus adds a Brazilian portfolio to its global bus network which now offers more than 20,000 destinations and millions of weekly departures on…

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Efma Announces Fintech Portal with Microsoft and Avanade

Efma, Microsoft and Avanade are working together with some of the world's largest financial institutions to launch a new Fintech portal, to connect the rapidly expanding fintech community with retail banks and insurance firms globally. For the very first time, the portal will create a worldwide platform to bridge the gap between fintechs, banks and insurance companies. "The aim is…

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