Tag Archives: Companies

03Aug/15

Carmakers combine to buy Nokia maps

(Reuters Business Report) – Fierce rivals turn business partners as Germany’s big three carmakers join forces to buy Nokia’s mapping business HERE.

BMW, Audi and Daimler’s Mercedes will pay equal stakes totalling 2.5 billion euros.
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02Jul/15

BP settles U.S. 2010 oil spill claims for $18.7 bln

“We are thrilled with the settlement,” Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi says of the agreement with BP that addressed claims from the U.S. government and the states of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.

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01Jul/15

Toyota’s top female executive steps down after arrest in Japan

Julie Hamp, Japanese carmaker Toyota’s first female executive, steps down after getting arrested on suspicion of illegally importing painkiller.

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24Jun/15

Introducing Google News Lab

In the past decade, better technology and an open Internet have led to a revolution in how news is created, distributed, and consumed. And given Google’s mission to ensure quality information is accessible and useful everywhere, we want to help ensure that innovation in news leads to a more informed, more democratic world.
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20Jun/15

Drones, missiles, and fighter jets at Paris Airshow

LE BOURGET, PARIS, FRANCE / YUMA PROVING GROUND IN ARIZONA, UNITED STATES (REUTERS / TEXTRON) – Military flypasts are a highlight of the Paris Airshow.

The Rafale jet fighter wowed the crowds with an acrobatic display.

It’s the best jet of its kind, says Eric Trappier, CEO of Dassault, which made it.
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01Jun/15

Intel’s Altera deal is official

Reuters, (YouTube/Altera) – Let the chips fall where they may- and they all seem to be falling together.
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19May/15

Alibaba’s Jack Ma says Kering lawsuit “regrettable”

The founder of Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd Jack Ma says a lawsuit by a group of luxury goods makers owned by Kering SA accusing the Chinese e-commerce giant of being a conduit for counterfeiters to sell goods was “regrettable”.

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27Apr/15

Business pain after Google’s mobile move

(REUTERS) – Jenny Hurren likes to think outside the box.

She has big plans for her small business selling mirrored furniture.

All sales from her niche company – Out There Interiors – are done online.

That makes the latest algorithm changes introduced by Google a real worry.
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