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E&Y Study: Media Reaping Profits From Internet
E&Y Study: Media Reaping Profits From Internet
The Internet is no longer draining profits from media and entertainment companies, which have learned to make online services pay, a new study shows.
Airbus to Sell Off Units in Plan to Refocus Business Strategy
Airbus to Sell Off Units in Plan to Refocus Business Strategy
"Some business areas are identified as divestment candidates as they do not fit the strategic goals," the company said, citing budget troubles among key state clients.
China Tells Domestic Companies-- Go Make Overseas Acquisitions
China Tells Domestic Companies -- Go Make Overseas Acquisitions
The 112.1% year-on-year increase in ODI announced by the commerce ministry was a dramatic contrast to the 14% fall in FDI, which sank to $7.20 billion. Both sets of figures exclude investment in financial sectors.
fracking
Study Says Faulty Gas Wells to Blame in Fracking Water Contamination 1
The study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences examined eight clusters of contaminated wells near fracking operations in Texas and Pennsylvania.
TRW Bought by German Car Parts Maker
TRW Bought by German Car Parts Maker
The combined company will have 138,000 employees.
GM Confirms at Least 19 Dead in Faulty-ignition Crashes
GM Confirms at Least 19 Dead in Faulty-ignition Crashes
Before Monday the largest US automaker had only acknowledged 45 accidents and 13 deaths.
US industrial Production Falls in August
US industrial Production Falls in August
The economy was dragged down by a slump in automobile manufacturing,
Samsung Seeks State Probe of LG Executives for Vandalism
Samsung Seeks State Probe of LG Executives for Vandalism
The two companies have for years locked horns in the home market over a series of bitter PR disputes over supremacy of their own products and technology patent lawsuits.
Apple iPhone 6
China Market Missing From iPhone Launch
Apple has not explained why China has been omitted from the first wave, prompting speculation among analysts and consumers who have pointed to Chinese regulators.
Spurned by US,  Chinese Tech Giant Huawei on Europe Recruitment Drive
Spurned by US, Chinese Tech Giant Huawei on Europe Recruitment Drive
The company has 17 research sites in Europe spread across eight countries, including Germany, Finland and Italy, and expects to employ 13,000 people across the continent by 2017.
Domestic Tax Haven, Delaware, Under Pressure
Domestic Tax Haven, Delaware, Under Pressure
After cracking down on tax havens abroad, U.S. authorities are taking aim at shell companies. The Obama administration raised the issue in its 2015 budget, and members of Congress have regularly submitted laws to fight shell companies.
China Fines Volkswagen Affiliate $40.5 Million for Price-fixing
China Fines Volkswagen Affiliate $40.5 Million for Price-fixing
"FAW-Volkswagen Sales Company, Ltd. presided over the process of organizing, reaching and implementing the price monopoly agreement of the car and repair services and obviously played a leading and facilitating role," Chinese regulators said.
China solar panel manufacturing
India Drops Plan to Impose Solar-Panel Duties on Foreign Firms
Indian companies have insisted that unless imports are curbed, the country will never develop an indigenous solar industry.
Apple Watch
Apple Looks to Reshape Markets
"Apple will legitimize and create the mass market wearables category," J.P Gownder at Forrester Research said.
When the Internet of Things Creates a 'Smart Home
When the Internet of Things Creates a 'Smart' Home
Last year some 17 million home automation devices were sold, according to analysts at ABI Research, which predicts their number will top half a billion units by 2018.
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