Tag Archives: Business

02May/15

SurveyMonkey CEO, husband of Facebook’s Sandberg, dies

SurveyMonkey CEO and husband of Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, Dave Goldberg, died unexpectedly on Friday night, according to a Facebook post by his brother.

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20Apr/15

The high cost of iron ore’s price fall

(Reuters Business Report) – Few people have much sympathy for the mining companies.

Environmentally damaging, polluting, and hugely profitable, finding friends is no easy task.

BUT they also employ millions of people.

Most of them in developing countries, and often poorly paid.
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26Mar/15

Apple CEO Tim Cook tops Fortune magazine’s 50 Greatest Leaders list for 2015

Fortune magazine releases its 50 Greatest Leaders list for 2015.
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14Mar/15

Foreign brands brace for China’s consumer day

(BVO) – Pies, pies and more pies.

In China, McDonald’s is having a pi day. Get it?

That’s pi as in 3.1415, the mathematical constant you use to find the circumference of a circle.

The American fast food chain will be selling the dessert this week for half price at 3.14 yuan. That’s about fifty cents (USD).
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02Mar/15

Visa and Samsung Bring Mobile Payments to the New Samsung Galaxy S6

Visa technology facilitates secure consumer payments with the new Samsung Galaxy S6
Mobile payment service by Samsung available in the U.S. starting summer 2015
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02Mar/15

Visa and Airtel Extend Mobile Payments to Seven African Countries

BARCELONA, Spain–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) and Bharti Airtel, a leading telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, today announced a partnership to bring innovative mobile payment services to seven markets in Africa including Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Rwanda, Seychelles and Tanzania.
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02Mar/15

Visa, Pizza Hut and Accenture Develop Connected Car Commerce Experience

Leading global brands combine innovative payment and mobile technologies to create in-car purchase experiences that are secure, convenient and easy
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02Mar/15

Bang & Olufsen commemorates its 90th Birthday with the Love Affair Collection

Launching a carefully selected range of its iconic products, Bang & Olufsen now offers admirers the chance to enjoy these products in a new rose golden nuance as part of this exclusive collection.
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23Feb/15

Property tax fears fuel UK rental rise

(Reuters Business Report) – A smart family home in the heart of London.

It would cost several million pounds to buy.

But this one’s not for sale.

It’s one of a select number of multi-million pound homes up for rent.
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