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How Goldman Sachs nabbed the top three tech deals of 2019 and took a big lead in M&A

How Goldman Sachs nabbed the top three tech deals of 2019 and took a big lead in M&A

Finance
Sam Britton, head of tech, media and telecom M&A at Goldman SachsSource: Goldman SachsIn the perpetual battle for tech investment banking supremacy, Goldman Sachs has taken a commanding lead this year over its Wall Street rivals, thanks to its top role in the three biggest deals of 2019.The guy at the center of the action, Sam Britton, is a mountain biking New England transplant who you've probably never heard of. He is so publicity averse that he preferred not to have his individual photo at the top of this story (sorry, Sam). He's a far cry from the swashbuckling Wall Street legends like Bruce Wasserstein, Jimmy Lee and Felix Rohatyn, who once controlled banking and were perfectly comfortable posing for magazine covers.Britton, 50, is the head of Goldman's technology, media and telec...
Suicide risk nearly three times as high for those with restless legs syndrome

Suicide risk nearly three times as high for those with restless legs syndrome

Health
Aug. 23 (UPI) -- People with restless legs syndrome have nearly three times the risk of suicide or self-harm, even if they didn't have underlying conditions like depression, diabetes and insomnia, a new study says. Researchers say this is a warning that health professionals should monitor the mental health of patients with the condition, according to findings published Friday in JAMA Network Open. "Our study suggests that restless legs syndrome isn't just connected to physical conditions, but to mental health, as well," said Xiang Gao, a researcher at Penn State University and study author, in a news release. "And, with RLS being under-diagnosed and suicide rates rising, this connection is going to be more and more important. Clinicians may want to be careful when they're screening patie...
Championship football returns TODAY – Nottingham Forest vs West Brom among three LIVE commentary games on talkSPORT

Championship football returns TODAY – Nottingham Forest vs West Brom among three LIVE commentary games on talkSPORT

Sports
The new football season is finally here! talkSPORT and talkSPORT 2 will be bringing you more live commentaries than ever before with more than 100 games on the airwaves over the coming weeks and months. Luton and Boro got things under way on Friday night and now there is a bumper day of EFL action with the Championship, League One and League Two to look forward to. getty Thomas Frank’s Brentford take on Birmingham in their opening tie of the 2019/20 Championship season The English Football League enjoyed another memorable campaign last term and there’s sure to be all sorts of thrills and spills in the 2019/20 season, too. talkSPORT has three live games for you today, plus our around the grounds Matchday Live show to take in every goal as it goes in a
Three resists watchdog’s call for ‘fairer’ mobile phone fees

Three resists watchdog’s call for ‘fairer’ mobile phone fees

Technology
The UK's telecom regulator has said Three is the only major UK mobile network to have "refused" to automatically cut its customers' monthly charge at the end of their contract's lock-in period.As a result, Ofcom said, the firm's subscribers would "overpay" unless they took action to change to another deal.The watchdog said it had challenged the industry to treat users more fairly.But Three has said that customers were often happy to stay on the same deal."Many consumers are happy with the service that they are paying for and may choose to take no action, particularly if the consumer feels that there is not an equivalent, better value, service that meets their needs," it said in a consultation filing."Moving consumers to a default tariff, on an opt-out bas...
Three original NASA moon-walk videos auctioned off for $1.8M

Three original NASA moon-walk videos auctioned off for $1.8M

Science
July 21 (UPI) -- The original NASA videotapes of the Apollo 11 moon walk were auctioned off for $ 1.82 million on the 50th anniversary of the feat. NASA intern Gary George paid $ 217.77 for those three tapes and other NASA footage at a government surplus auction in 1976, Sotheby's house said in a news release. Sotheby's Space Exploration auction was conducted at its sale room in New York. The buyer, who paid $ 1,820,000 plus commission for first-generation NASA videotapes wasn't identified. "Fifty years ago today, we achieved the world's greatest human accomplishment, and what we universally recall about that event is best documented on these tapes," said Cassandra Hatton, vice president and senior specialist in Sotheby's Books & Manuscripts Department, said in the news release. "We ...