Don McCree is spearheading Citizens Bank’s push into New York. He has just overseen the acquisition of HSBC’s branches in the city, and was in town this week for Citizens’ official launch into the Big Apple.

Don McCree, vice chairman, Citizens Bank Citizens Insider's Banker of the Week series appears in our weekday newsletter, 10 Things on Wall Street. This week we're highlighting Don McCree, vice chairman and head of commercial banking at Citizens Financial Group. McCree was in New York this week for Citizens official launch in the city. The […]

Elon Musk dreams up a new way to squirm out of his $44 billion Twitter acquisition agreement

Tesla founder Elon Musk attends Offshore Northern Seas 2022 in Stavanger, Norway August 29, 2022. NTB/Carina Johansen via REUTERS Elon Musk's lawyers issue a third letter trying to terminate his deal to acquire Twitter. A $ 7.75 million payment to Peiter "Mudge" Zatko is a new breach of the agreement, Musk claimed. Zatko is a […]

Daily Podcast: Wonder Woman, Fox Acquisition, Ant-Man, Star Wars, Twin Peaks, Doctor Sleep, Indiana Jones & MoviePass

On the June 14, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman and senior writer Ben Pearson to talk about the latest news, including Comcast’s bid for 20th Century Fox, MoviePass, Ant-Man and The Wasp’s box office tracking, Star Wars Detours, Twin Peaks season 4, Doctor […]

Microsoft’s GitHub acquisition: It’s a developer-first world and we’re just living in it

GUEST: It’s no longer controversial: The tech universe rotates around developers. A little over a year ago, I wrote about how developers are more powerful than ever. They play a critical role in turning raw technological power into custom applications that make life easier – and create value. Over the last decade, they have ascended […]

Why Microsoft’s acquisition of GitHub is a good thing for developers

GUEST: When the news that Microsoft is acquiring GitHub became official early Monday, reactions were mixed. Understandably, GitHub’s user base, which consists mostly of developers, is skeptical of the move. The union of a source code platform with the maker of Office 360 (and Microsoft Clippy) might seem like an odd pairing. But if you […]

Indianapolis’ DemandJump raises $6 million for its cross-channel customer acquisition platform

DemandJump, an Indianapolis-based startup that helps companies map their online traffic sources, announced today that it has raised a $ 6 million series A from investors including Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, Austin’s Flyover Capital, and Chicago’s Hyde Park Venture Partners. Founded in 2015, DemandJump sells a platform…Read More

Hydromax USA Announces Acquisition of Miller Pipetech

PRESS RELEASE: Hydromax USA, a Warren Equity Partners portfolio company, will expand its geographic service area through the acquisition of Miller Pipetech EVANSVILLE, Ind.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 2, 2018– Hydromax USA, LLC (“Hydromax” or the “Company”), a leading provider of data collection services for infr…Read More

Fox Searchlight Won’t Get Rebranded Under Disney/Fox Acquisition

Disney’s planned acquisition of many of 21st Century Fox’s assets raises a lot of questions. For movie fans, one of the most important is: what is going to happen to Fox Searchlight, the indie branch that produced movies like The Shape of Water and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri? Well, according to Walt Disney Company […]

AI Weekly: Amazon’s Ring acquisition is about letting a giant through your front door

This week Amazon acquired smart home company Ring for a reported $ 1 billion. This comes after a mid-2016 attempt by Amazon to buy August Home for $ 100 million. It’s the latest attempt to make a business off of letting people come inside your house. Remember when people scoffed at the idea of getting into […]