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The outgoing CEO of cybersecurity giant Forescout speaks out on navigating a dramatic billion-dollar acquisition amid a global pandemic: ‘I’ve had more fun periods in my life’

Summary List Placement   On February 6, cybersecurity firm Forescout ended months of speculation when it finally confirmed plans to go private in a massive $1.9 billion acquisition.  As word of the deal broke, the firm — which specializes in keeping internet-of-things devices secure — posted another disappointing set of quarterly results, which fell short […]

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Trump’s Northern Ireland envoy warns Boris Johnson not to create a hard border ‘by accident’

Summary List Placement The Trump administration’s envoy to Northern Ireland has urged UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson not to let his controversial plans for the province result in a contentious hard border with the Republic of Ireland “by accident.” Johnson’s plan to disapply parts of the Northern Ireland protocol agreed with the European Union caused […]

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THE SUBSCRIPTION PAYMENTS ECOSYSTEM: Consumers’ rising interest in subscriptions is driving merchants to offer these services — here’s what solutions providers need to know to capitalize on the opportunity

Summary List Placement This is a preview of the Business Insider Intelligence Subscription Payments Ecosystem premium research report. Purchase this report here. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more e-commerce and payments coverage with our Payments & Commerce Briefing. Subscribe today to receive industry-changing retail news and analysis to your inbox. More and more merchants are […]

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OPEC+ urges ‘full conformity’ with production cuts, and Saudi Arabia’s energy minister warns market gamblers will be hurt ‘like hell’

Summary List Placement The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies urged “full conformity” with oil production cuts at its online meeting held on Thursday.  In a separate news conference, Saudi Arabia’s energy minister warned that those traders who wish to short the oil market would be hurt “like hell.” Saudi’s Prince Abdulaziz said […]

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OPEC+ urges ‘full conformity’ with production cuts, and Saudi Arabia’s energy minister warns market gamblers will be hurt ‘like hell’

Summary List Placement The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies urged “full conformity” with oil production cuts at its online meeting held on Thursday.  In a separate news conference, Saudi Arabia’s energy minister warned that those traders who wish to short the oil market would be hurt “like hell.” Saudi’s Prince Abdulaziz said […]

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Why has the U.S. COVID-19 response been so bad? Jared Kushner, Vanity Fair suggests.

President Trump and his White House say they’ve done a great job responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, but by most metrics, including cases and deaths, the U.S. resembles a failed state. Vanity Fair’s Katherine Eban “wanted to better understand how the U.S., with its advanced medical systems, unmatched epidemiological know-how, and vaunted regulatory and public […]