The death of the head of Samsung, the new Cisco and purchase Rambler: key news Nedelina Saveliev | 01.11.2020
The US government has accused Google of monopolizing the market, in the case of murder arrested the owners of the Merlion, and the savings Bank fully acquired the Rambler, from 26 October to 1 November was signed a few
distribution agreements. However, companies sum up the results of the third quarter of 2020.
Merlion has added to its portfolio the entire range of shopping and banking equipment of the Korean manufacturer
Mertech Equipment, including detectors, banknote and coin counters, scanners, and printers MPRINT. In addition, the distributor has entered into a perpetual agreement with the “Sputniker” (included in GC
“Rostelecom”), under which the company will promote corporate browser “Sputnik” and other products of the vendor, including the Control Module, the Update Module, the Analytics Module, a check Module
texts, the Module rd.
As for the other participants of the Russian market, here, too, there are a few permutations:
The command “X5 Studio” headed by founder Julia Alexeyeva joined the company “First Bit”;
Sberbank bought from Alexander Mamut 45% shares of Rambler Group, thus obtaining 100% of the company;
Megaphone in two stages will repurchase the 33.8% of the parent company itself and START to invest in the development of the holding to 5 billion
However, to our market comes a major French player who wants to invest in the Russian developers of banking software. A subsidiary of the French Bank BNP Paribas, BNP Paribas
Technology LLC, in mid-October, opened in St. Petersburg branch and now looking for the specialists of the required profile.
Finally, in the course of a year and a half, Cisco will simplify the structure of the affiliate program and will be linked into a single unit about
ten separate programs. The participants of the New Cisco Partner Program will have more opportunities for differentiation in different areas of their business — from the classic to the resale and provision of
managed services to research and consulting. In parallel, the company is launching a new digital platform PXP.
On the world market is also not without changes — AMD announced plans to acquire U.S. chip maker Xilinx for
$35 billion for the sake of competition with Intel. It is expected that the transaction will be closed at the end of 2021. In the end the market will be the combined company with a staff of 13 000 engineers, approximately 74% of which
will control the current shareholders of AMD, while 26% will go to the shareholders of Xilinx.
On October 25 from a heart attack at the age of 78 years has died the head of Samsung group Lee Hong-Hee, who managed not only
to overcome the weakness of Korean corporate culture but, in fact, to make the company the player that we know now. Management Mr. Lee gave to his son Lee Jae-Yong in 2014
after suffering a heart attack, but now the position of heir is not of such sustained due to another suspicion of large-scale financial fraud.
The US government has accused Google of market monopolization and of abuse of its dominant position. Experts have
called the lawsuit the most significant attempt of the officials to protect competition in the last 20 years, since the case against Microsoft. It mainly concerns the fact that the company buys from
manufacturers of exclusive status and the installation of its search engine to “default”.
Summing up the end of the completed quarter of Yandex reported that its net profit was 21.9 billion rubles,
an increase of 356% year-on-year. However, excluding Yandex.The market reached RUB 4.7 billion, a decrease of 20%.
Samsung’s operating profit increased by 59% due to sales of memory elements and consumer goods. The company has prepared a forecast for the near future.
October 26, in the case of the murder (article 105, part 2) and destruction of property (article 167, part 2) detained Oleg karczew, Vladislav Mangutov and Alexey Abramov — owners of the Merlion. Earlier, on October 23,
it became known about detention of the former Vice-President of “Euroset” Boris Levin for the same article. Abramov, of Mangutov and karczew arrested until November 6, the nature of the charges has not yet been disclosed.
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