Thursday, November 28, 2013
Motorola will start selling a cheap smartphone in the U.S. more than a month ahead of schedule.
Hewlett-Packard posted net income of US$1.4 billion for its fiscal fourth-quarter, as cost cuts stemming from its ongoing restructuring more than offset the effects of sluggish computer demand.
Britain's Daily Mail said Wednesday it will launch an Australian edition of its website next year in a joint venture with Nine Entertainment, following in the footsteps of The Guardian.
Book retailer Barnes & Noble returned to a profit in the fiscal second quarter as cost cuts offset lower sales.
Britain's Serious Fraud Office is considering the possibility of launching a criminal investigation into allegations that Royal Bank of Scotland mistreated struggling small businesses, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday, citing five people familiar with the matter.
Unions at Air France approved Tuesday a voluntary departure plan for 1,826 ground staff as part of a wider restructuring to the loss-making airline.
U.S. auto giant Ford ordered a recall of nearly 150,000 of its popular Escape vehicle on Tuesday, citing a potential risk of engine fire.
Japan's Panasonic is nearing a deal to sell three domestic semiconductor plants to an Israeli company as it presses ahead with a move to cut money-losing operations, a report said Wednesday.
The world's two biggest steelmakers, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal and ArcelorMittal, are close to a US$2 billion deal to buy a U.S. factory from Germany's ThyssenKrupp, a report said Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
It was reported yesterday that high-ranking executives of the Brother Hotel have decided to sell the Brother Elephants to the Chinatrust Group.