Tyson Foods Nears Deal, Computer Passes Turing Test, The Cost of Cyber Crime
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Tyson Foods has won in the bidding war against Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. to buy Hillshire Brands, the maker of Jimmy Dean sausages, with its offer of $63 a share in cash.
A computer has passed the Turing Test for the first time in history by convincing a third of the judges at the Royal Society in London that it was human.
Cyber crime is estimated to cost the global economy $445 billion a year.
Noncompete clauses, common in the technology and sales industries, are now appearing in an increasingly wide range of fields.