Telecom Italia Said Preparing $9.4B Offer for GVT

Aug. 18 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg’s Caroline Hyde reports that Telecom Italia is said readying a $9.4 billion bid for Vivendi’s Brazilian GVT unit, in competition with a $6.7 billion bid made earlier this month by Telefonica. She speaks on “Countdown.”

China's Big Plans for the Robot Industry
53:45 - Beijing is seeing robotics as a stepping stone to a broader strategic goal: dominating emerging markets for artificial intelligence, driverless vehicles and digitally-connected appliances and homes. Bloomberg's Brian Bremner reports on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia." (Source: Bloomberg)
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