Flipkart Acquires eBay India to Take On Global Gaints Amazon Inc

Flipkart has announced the acquisition of eBay India unit in an all-cash deal and decided to keep it as a separate entity as part of its game plan to compete with its Indian ecommerce arch-rival Amazon. Flipkart’s eBay acquisition will give access to C2C ecommerce market globally. The deal comes as a part of Flipkart’s …

Shire’s Rare Count Campaign to Personalize the Global Impact of Rare Diseases

Shire plc has announced the launch of “Rare Count” in honor of Rare Disease Day and the 350 million people worldwide living with rare diseases, which equates to nearly one in 20 global citizens.1 It is estimated that 50% of rare diseases begin in childhood. The campaign, open for all to participate at www.shire.com/RareCount, highlights the under-recognized prevalence …

Global Threat Index Shows Malware Attacks are on the Alarming Rise

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. has revealed the number of malware attacks increased in October, as the company released its monthly Global Threat Index, a ranking of the most prevalent malware families attacking organizations’ networks. Check Point’s Threat Intelligence Research Team found that both the number of active malware families and number of attacks increased by 5% …