The Justice Department has begun reviewing Google’s $2.6 billion planned purchase of data analytics company Looker Data Sciences Inc., Bloomberg reports. The antitrust division of the DOJ wants more information to see if the acquisition, which Google is going after to bolster its cloud services division, would harm competition. Bloomberg notes that the deal had been expected to be questioned,...
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What a Brazilian Steakhouse Says About the Tech Economy
Hi, welcome to your Weekend.One of my favorite tech memes is the “We’re so back” post, the kind that pokes fun at the industry returning to the good old days of expensive perks and wine-soaked dinners.I had a real-life “We’re so back” moment this week when I attended a bacchanalian feast thrown by Bain Capital Ventures at Fogo de Chão in San Francisco. Bain Capital’s private equity arm...
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