Greenville man offered his tech firm, now performs saxophone on streets

John Sterling of Greenville, plays his saxaphone around downtown Greenville, Tuesday, November 16 2021.

Under the yellowing fall leaves of Christmas-light-wrapped trees, John Sterling is playing his saxophone as darkness falls in downtown Greenville. He plays the blues — the notes light and swinging, then deeper, more melancholy. His black-and-white Boston terrier, Poppy, settles down at his feet as a small group of women and a little girl approach. Some … Read more

Pfizer Will Permit Its Covid Capsule to Be Made and Offered Cheaply in Poor International locations

Pfizer Will Allow Its Covid Pill to Be Made and Sold Cheaply in Poor Countries

DURBAN, South Africa — Pfizer announced a deal on Tuesday to allow its promising Covid-19 treatment to be made and sold inexpensively in 95 poorer nations that are home to more than half of the world’s population. The agreement follows a similar arrangement negotiated by Merck last month, and together the deals have the potential … Read more

Lucid, a New Orleans tech sector darling, bought to Swedish tech agency for over $1 billion | Enterprise Information

Lucid, a New Orleans tech sector darling, sold to Swedish tech firm for over $1 billion | Business News

Lucid, a darling of New Orleans’ nascent tech sector, has become Louisiana’s first “unicorn” company, selling for just over $1 billion to a Swedish technology firm in a big victory for the city’s startup scene. Founded in New Orleans in 2010 by Patrick Comer, Lucid gathers and analyzes survey and other data for companies looking … Read more

Weinstein’s Saba Capital bought holdings in SPAC as shares surged on Trump deal

Weinstein's Saba Capital sold holdings in SPAC as shares surged on Trump deal

(Reuters) – Two early investors in blank-check company Digital World Acquisition Corp. sold their holdings as news emerged that it was merging with former President Donald Trump’s new media venture. FILE PHOTO: Boaz Weinstein, founder and chief investment officer at Saba Capital Management, speaks during the SALT conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. May 17, … Read more

How Colossal offered buyers on a quest to resurrect a woolly mammoth – TechCrunch

How Colossal sold investors on a quest to resurrect a woolly mammoth – TechCrunch

There are a growing number of companies interested in CRISPR’s potential to upend medicine. It’s probably safe to say there’s only one company interested in using the gene-editing system to create a living, breathing woolly mammoth. Or, at least, something pretty close to it.  That’s the primary mission of a new company called Colossal. Co-founded … Read more

Market Traits: Energetic and Bought

Market Trends: Active and Sold

Flathead County real estate activity is glaringly different than it was three years ago, for single-family residences originally listed for less than $600,000 (2+ beds, 1+ baths, 900+ square feet). I charted the counts of active and sold listings, by month, by original list price range, by $100,000 segments ($200,000 through $899,999). The $200k-$299k segment … Read more

TMZ Bought to Fox as AT&T Sells Off Belongings – The Hollywood Reporter

TMZ Sold to Fox as AT&T Sells Off Assets – The Hollywood Reporter

AT&T’s WarnerMedia has sold the celebrity news and gossip brand TMZ to Fox Corp. The deal will see the notorious tabloid founded by Harvey Levin operate under the Fox broadcast network umbrella. In addition to its websites, TMZ has also had a syndicated TV series, TMZ on TV, since 2007, and a spinoff series TMZ … Read more

New Zealand every day offers website GrabOne has been offered to the corporate behind Click on Frenzy for NZ$17.5 million

New Zealand, Hobbit

One of New Zealand’s largest ecommerce and daily deals websites, GrabOne, is being sold to Global Marketplace, the Australian company behind Click Frenzy, for NZ$17.5 million (A$16.8m). Melbourne-based Global Marketplace (GMP) also owns Click Central and e-commerce analytics firm Power Retail and is reportedly gearing up for an IPO in 2022. The company is majority … Read more