Friday , September 25 2020

Technology

Centricus, Triller seek to buy TikTok assets for $20 billion

Bloomberg Centricus Asset Management Ltd. and Triller Inc. are seeking to buy TikTok’s operations in the US and several other countries from ByteDance Ltd. for $20 billion, according to a person familiar with the matter. Investors led by London-based Centricus will partner with US-based Triller, another video and music-based social ...

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Alphabet’s Verily to use big data for health insurance

Bloomberg Verily, the Alphabet Inc. life sciences unit that’s previously targeted mosquito-borne illness and launched Covid-19 testing programs, is getting into the health insurance business. The San Francisco Bay Area company announced a new subsidiary named Coefficient Insurance that will also be backed by Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, the commercial ...

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