Taiwan’s Foxconn ‘definitely bidding’ for Toshiba chip business
15:15 - 01.03.2017 -

Taiwan’s Foxconn (2317.TW), the world’s largest contract electronics maker, is “definitely bidding” for the chip business of Japan’s Toshiba Corp (6502.T) and is “very confident” it can buy into it, company founder Terry Gou said on Wednesday. Gou was speaking as Foxconn, formally known as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd, broke ground for a

U.S. lawmakers push for answers on Trump team’s Russia ties
15:15 - 16.02.2017 -

A crisis over the relationship between President Donald Trump’s aides and Russia deepened on Wednesday as a growing number of Trump’s fellow Republicans demanded expanded congressional inquiries into the matter. Trump sought to focus attention on what he called criminal intelligence leaks about his ousted national security adviser, Michael Flynn. Trump forced Flynn out on

BT supports Google’s Android in EU antitrust row
21:21 - 06.02.2017 -

BT (BT.L) has become the first major telecoms company to back Google (GOOGL.O) in a battle with EU regulators, defending the “stability and compatibility” of the Android operating system, which is in the sights of anti-trust regulators. The EU says Google stifles competition by forcing smartphone makers to pre-install its search function and browser to

Iran says it sealed Boeing plane deal at half price
20:20 - 26.12.2016 -

Iran said on Sunday it had negotiated to pay only about half the announced price for 80 new Boeing (BA.N) airliners in an order that the American planemaker had said was worth $16.6 billion. Boeing and its European rival Airbus (AIR.PA) have both signed huge contracts this month to supply airliners to Iran, the first

13:13 - 09.12.2016 -

Scientists examining the jawbone of a saber-toothed, mammal-like beast that prowled Tanzania 255 million years ago have come across a remarkable fossil rarity: one of the oldest-known tumors. University of Washington researchers on Thursday described a benign tumor composed of miniature tooth-like structures they found embedded next to the root of the creature’s enlarged canine

Plane carrying Brazil’s Chapecoense soccer team crashes in Colombia, 76 dead
14:14 - 29.11.2016 -

Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense, heading for the biggest game in their history, were on board a plane carrying 81 people that crashed in Colombia killing 76 people, police said on Tuesday. Chapecoense, from Brazil’s top league, had been flying to face Atletico Nacional of Medellin in the first leg of Wednesday’s Sudamericana final, South America’s

20:20 - 18.10.2016 -

U.S. President Barack Obama, highlighting his pledge to send people to Mars by the 2030s, on Tuesday announced further public-private efforts to build habitats that could help humans live long-term far from the Earth. “We are working with our commercial partners to build new habitats that can sustain and transport astronauts on long-duration missions in

Orbital rocket blasts off on space station cargo run
20:20 - 18.10.2016 -

An unmanned Antares rocket owned by Orbital ATK Inc blasted off from Virginia on Monday with a cargo ship for the International Space Station, marking the booster’s return to flight two years after a previous version exploded at liftoff. The 14-story-tall rocket, powered by a pair of new Russian-made engines, lifted off from Wallops Island,

IBM third quarter revenue falls, but tops forecasts on cloud, analytics growth
20:20 - 18.10.2016 -

International Business Machines Corp posted better-than-expected third-quarter revenue on Tuesday, helped by growth in the company’s cloud and analytics businesses. Under Chief Executive Ginni Rometty, the technology services company has shifted toward more profitable areas, such as cloud services, artificial intelligence, analytics, and security while trimming its traditional hardware and services businesses. Revenue from those