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Pirelli to be bought by ChemChina

A week or so ago, I read an article about the Pirelli tyre maker being purchased by the Chinese – and the media were all doom and gloom about Eastern money taking over Western assets. 641 more words


TCS, Infosys, HCL Tech, Tech Mahindra in race to buy US-based IT firm: Sources #cloud #cloudcomputing #india

While the Indian IT firms are getting aggressive in buying smaller ticket size companies in the US, sources with direct knowledge share that one such candidate, Sierra-Cedar with HQ in Georgia, US is close to launching a sale process soon. 25 more words


Bacardi Acquires ANGEL’S ENVY Bourbon

Bacardi has announced it is buying out the Louisville-based Angel’s Share Brands, makers of the renowned, small batch Angel’s Envy Bourbon and Rye.  Their port-finishedaged Bourbon, which The Amateur Alcoholist highly recommends, is among ten fastest growing premium Bourbons in America. 59 more words


Teva Is on the Prowl and Its Stock Investors Are Taking Notice

From Bloomberg, by Gabrielle Coppola, Mar 2015

Executives at Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., the world’s biggest generic drugmaker, keep dropping hints that they’re ready to make a large acquisition. 259 more words


Language Acquisition

Where do WE start?

          In the vastly growing society of today, we are confronted more and more with outside influences – some of which being the work of globalization, capitalism, and the desire to advance ourselves into a more modernized society. 323 more words


The birth of a word

Another brilliant TED talk!

MIT researcher Deb Roy wanted to understand how his infant son learned language — so he wired up his house with videocameras to catch every moment (with exceptions) of his son’s life, then parsed 90,000 hours of home video to watch “gaaaa” slowly turn into “water.” (In a rush? 18 more words