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Exxon CEO struggles to reverse Tillerson’s legacy of failed bets

Some of the biggest bets taken by his predecessor Rex Tillerson, now the U.S. secretary of state, have resulted in billions of dollars in...

After tariff fight loss, Trump economic adviser Cohn quits

Gary Cohn, the top economic adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump and a voice for Wall Street in the White House, said on Tuesday...

Threat of price war clouds horizon for Maersk shipping business

A.P. Moller-Maersk has been fortified by the $7.5 billion sale of its oil and gas business to France's Total, but the company's main sea...

Great Wall says watching Fiat Chrysler; no talks yet

China's largest sport utility vehicle (SUV) manufacturer made a direct overture to Fiat Chrysler on Monday, with an official saying the company was interested...

Goldman plans to expand online bank to Europe: treasurer

On Goldman's fixed income earnings call, Vince said Goldman had added $5 billion of online deposits since it acquired General Electric Co's online deposits...

Toyota sells all shares in Tesla as their tie-up ends

Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) said on Saturday it had sold all shares in Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) by the end of 2016, having canceled its...

Audi CEO may not stay until end 2022 due to board pact: sources

Embattled Audi Chief Executive Rupert Stadler only got a five-year contract extension last month because of an agreement among supervisory board members that he...

Google shifts mobile focus to apps and digital assistant

Mobile phone apps took center stage at Google’s annual developer conference on Wednesday as the search giant announced new features for its digital assistant...

EU fines Facebook 110 million euros over WhatsApp deal

European Union antitrust regulators fined Facebook (FB.O) 110 million euros ($122 million) on Thursday for giving misleading information during a vetting of its deal...

Apple buys Finnish sleep tracking app maker Beddit

Apple (AAPL.O) has acquired a sleep tracking app and hardware maker Beddit, the Finnish startup said on its website. The terms of the deal were...

Snap’s first earnings to shed light on battle with Facebook, Twitter

Snap Inc (SNAP.N) has many similarities with archrivals Facebook Inc (FB.O) and Twitter Inc (TWTR.N), but shareholders are eager to avoid one in particular...

Google to open up Android to rivals in out-of-court deal with Russia

Alphabet Inc's Google will open up its popular Android mobile operating system to rival search engines in Russia as part of a deal to...

New York City taxi commission plans to force Uber to add driver tipping feature

Ride-services company Uber Technologies Inc may be required to provide passengers a way to tip their drivers, despite its longstanding resistance, if a plan...

Why tiny electric planes and $25 tickets could be the future of regional air travel

Imagine taking your next trip of a couple hundred miles. New York City to Boston, for example. Or Houston to Dallas. Tampa to Miami. The...

Twitter CEO forgoes compensation; long-time board member to leave

Twitter Inc's chief executive, Jack Dorsey, continued to forego direct compensation and Peter Fenton, a board member since 2009, will leave after the company's...

Facebook takes new steps to stop ‘revenge porn’ images from spreading

Facebook said Wednesday that it is taking more steps to crack down on its network's “revenge porn” problem, including a new process that prevents...

Banking On Data – Can A UK Startup Create A New Financial Services Market?

Zero market share isn't usually considered a cause for celebration, but as UK-based fintech startup Monzo prepares to launch a smartphone-based banking venture in...

Why Mobility Rarely Lives Up To The Vision – And How To Make Sure It Does

The mobility vision is an easy sell. Equip them with the latest smartphones, touchscreens and tablets and your people can work anytime, anywhere. They’re...

Apple aims for more control, less cost as it accelerates in chip design

Apple Inc's (AAPL.O) decision to stop licensing graphics chips from Imagination Technologies Group Plc (IMG.L) is the clearest example yet of the iPhone maker's...

Apple unveils new iPad starting at $329

Apple Inc unveiled an updated version of its iPad tablet on Tuesday, starting at $329 and available to order from Friday. Apple also said its...

Google to revamp policies, hire staff after UK ad scandal

Google (GOOGL.O) vowed on Tuesday to police its websites better by ramping up staff numbers and overhauling its policies after several companies deserted the...

Taiwan’s Foxconn ‘definitely bidding’ for Toshiba chip business

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...

Toshiba asks law firm to advise on potential Westinghouse bankruptcy cost: sources

Toshiba Corp has asked a Japanese law firm to help estimate the potential financial impact if it decides its U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse should...

Verizon, Yahoo agree to lowered $4.48 billion deal

Verizon Communications Inc (VZ.N) said on Tuesday it would buy Yahoo Inc's (YHOO.O) core business for $4.48 billion, lowering its original offer by $350...

After day in South Korea court, Samsung chief awaits arrest decision

Samsung Group leader Jay Y. Lee left a Seoul court after more than eight hours on Thursday to await a decision on whether he...

BT supports Google’s Android in EU antitrust row

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"...

Наше мнение

ВВП падает, как никогда раньше. Кто быстрее всех оправится от кризиса?

«Некоторые записи не могут быть побиты. Подумайте о целях Алана Ширера в Премьер-лиге, о 100 очках в одной игре баскетболиста Уилта Чемберлена или о...

Впервые за многие годы у Лукашенко появился серьезный конкурент на выборах – и она женщина

Кандидат на пост президента Светлана Чичановская мобилизовала пока слабую и неорганизованную белорусскую оппозицию на столкновение с авторитарным лидером. Если в предыдущие годы протесты оппозиции были...

Северная Корея работает над вакциной от коронавируса или над биологическим оружием?

«Северная Корея может использовать свои законные устремления в отношении вакцин для укрепления своего биотехнологического потенциала», - заявил Эндрю Вебер, бывший помощник министра обороны США...

Почему так сложно похудеть: суровые истины

Почему так сложно похудеть? Это вопрос, вероятно, задают себе многие. Помимо очевидного, что еда вкусная, а физические упражнения тяжелые, и мало времени - есть...

Всё что нужно знать о воздействии сетей 5G

Активисты опасаются, что излучение от беспроводной связи 5G может быть опасным для здоровья человека. И требуют провести больше исследований, прежде чем операторы сотовой связи...