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Barack Obama Writes JavaScript Code

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President Barack Obama kicks off Hour of Code 2014, writing JavaScript code. President Obama becomes the first US president to try his hands at coding. The Hour of Code is an initiative from the non-profit Code.org that promotes computer programming among students. This year’s event is twice as big as last year’s, with some 76,000 organizers worldwide planning events for this week, in every single country.

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TransUnion to acquire Neustar for $3.1B

TransUnion has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Neustar from a private investment group led by Golden Gate Capital and with minority participation by GIC.

Huvr raises $5M

Huvr, a cloud-based industrial asset management solution company, has raised $5 million.

American Express acquires fintech company Kabbage

American Express has entered into an agreement to acquire Kabbage, a financial technology company that provides cash flow management solutions to small businesses.

AP to equip visual journalists globally with Sony imaging products

Sony and The Associated Press (AP) have inked a collaboration that will make Sony the exclusive imaging products and support provider for AP news photographers and video journalists globally.

Equifax acquires Ansonia

Equifax has acquired Ansonia, a provider of business credit, collections, and account receivable data used by financial institutions, creditors, and businesses focused on the transportation and logistics industries.