Friday, August 21, 2015
The San Francisco district attorney announced Wednesday the expansion of a consumer-protection lawsuit aimed at Uber's claims about driver background checks.
Australian carrier Qantas on Thursday roared back into the black in a stunning turnaround of fortunes driven by aggressive cost-cutting, while placing an order for eight Boeing Dreamliners.
Kirin has acquired control of Myanmar's biggest brewer, a company spokesman said Thursday, as the Japanese beverage giant moves to counter slowing growth at home by tapping Southeast Asian markets.
Internet giant Alibaba has joined forces with mainland China's biggest defense company to offer location-based services using a homegrown satellite navigation system that competes with the U.S. GPS network, the firms said.
South Korean technology company Samsung is filing a petition to the U.S. Supreme Court in its long-running patent infringement case against Apple, according to court documents.
The smallest oil lease sale ever in the western Gulf of Mexico and one of the smallest in the entire Gulf brought only five bidders Wednesday, with low oil prices limiting interest in the prospects. Most seats in a Superdome meeting room were empty as a federal energy official read the 33 bids for tracts off the Texas coast.
Canada's Eldorado Gold on Thursday called a decision by Greece to block expansion work on a disputed goldmine "entirely inappropriate," and warned of a full halt of its activities.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Citi yesterday (August 19) announced the launch of Citi Mobile Challenge in Asia-Pacific region, the latest part of Citi's global digital acceleration effort to foster innovation within the banking industry
Google is making a Wi-Fi router as part of its ambition to provide better Internet connections that make it easier for people to access its digital services and see more of its online advertising.
Google is introducing a low-priced smartphone in six African countries where most people still can't afford an Internet-connected device.