Private equity firm Veritas Capital has made an offer to buy BlackBerry, Reuters reported, citing a person familiar with the matter. The offer was for the entire company, and BlackBerry is also in talks with other buyers, according to the report, which didn’t include any financial details of the bid. BlackBerry was once known for its smartphone business but finally pulled the plug on it last...
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Europe Has Figured Out How to Tame Big Tech. Can the U.S. Learn Its Tricks?
Late last month in Belgium, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) had a pressing question for Paul Tang, a Dutch politician and member of the European Parliament. How had they done it, she asked him. How had the EU managed to bring big tech to heel? The liberal Massachusetts senator, alongside Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), had stopped off in Brussels on August 25 to speak with European...
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