Tag Archives: Companies

22Mar/15

Zara-owner has online edge

(BVO) – A Coruña in the north-western corner of Spain, a tourist hotspot and home to Zara’s first store.

Just a short distance away in Arteixo, its parent company Inditex’s HQ.

A family owned business, founded in 1975, it’s now the world’s biggest fashion retailer.
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20Mar/15

Peruvian mayor of town near giant copper project assassinated

The mayor of a Peruvian town near a controversial multi-billion dollar mining project assassinated in an apparent ambush.

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12Mar/15

Swatch CEO says doesn’t want to produce mobile phone for wrist

Swatch unveils a smartwatch that allows users to make payments with the swipe of their wrists via programmable chips.

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09Mar/15

Mashable: Apple understands fashion with new watch

With the launch of the new Apple Watch, Mashable correspondent Lance Ulanoff says the company earned points on fashion and technology.

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03Mar/15

Apple, Google poaching settlement appears headed for approval

Federal Judge expected to approve proposed multimillion dollar settlement in lawsuit that accuses tech giants of conspiring to keep salaries low.

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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

Can curved screen give Samsung the edge?

(BVO) – Two new offerings from Samsung.

The Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge.

The world were given a preview of the pair at the start of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
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16Feb/15

LG Electronics takes fight with Samsung over washer damage to YouTube

Footage from surveillance cameras show South Korea’s LG Electronics executive Jo Seong-jin , who has been indicted on a charge of damaging washing machines of Samsung Electronics, touring a Samsung exhibit at a shop in Berlin.
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13Feb/15

Africa’s largest economies feel the heat

(BVO) – South Africa’s parliament descends into chaos.

Protesters stormed the building, demanding President Jacob Zuma pay back some of the taxpayers’ funds used for a $23 million upgrade of his rural home.

It’s been a turbulent time for the economy, too.
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