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14 days ago
Virgin Australia seeks $628m in cash call
Virgin Australia seeks $628m in cash call

Virgin Australia moves to cut debt and cover restructuring costs as it targets lucrative Chinese tourist traffic.

14 days ago
LinkedIn deal spurs buzz around Twitter
LinkedIn deal spurs buzz around Twitter

Twitter’s future has come into focus as the industry ponders the outlook for social networks.

14 days ago
Study: 44% of people use Facebook for news
Study: 44% of people use Facebook for news

Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms have emerged as leading sources of news for people with smartphones.

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Woman pays $3m for lunch with Buffett
Woman pays $3m for lunch with Buffett

Berkshire Hathaway boss Warren Buffett says the anonymous bidder who paid around $3m for a meal with him is a woman.

14 days ago
US retail sales beat expectations
US retail sales beat expectations

US retail sales rise more than expected in May as Americans buy automobiles and a range of other goods.

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Alibaba expects earnings surge
Alibaba expects earnings surge

Alibaba’s revenue growth will accelerate this fiscal year as it provides its first financial forecast since going public in 2014.

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How Microsoft thinks Office can help LinkedIn
How Microsoft thinks Office can help LinkedIn

LinkedIn is generally a place where people go when they’re looking for work, and Microsoft Office is a tool they use to actually do work.

15 days ago
The way you get electricity will change
The way you get electricity will change

The way we get electricity is about to change dramatically, as the era of ever-expanding demand for fossil fuels comes to an end.

15 days ago
Messaging and music: Apple’s big bets
Messaging and music: Apple’s big bets

Apple improves iMessage and its voice-activated assistant Siri to help fend off competition from rivals.

15 days ago
Uber offers chopper rides in Sao Paulo
Uber offers chopper rides in Sao Paulo

Keen to soar above Sao Paulo's notorious traffic jams? Ride-hailing app Uber is offering to make that dream a reality.

15 days ago
McDonald’s plans move to Windy City
McDonald’s plans move to Windy City

Hamburger titan McDonald’s plans to move its headquarters to Chicago to lure younger professionals.

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Cheapest solar in Africa comes to Zambia
Cheapest solar in Africa comes to Zambia

First Solar, Enel SA and Neoen SAS have won contracts to develop two photovoltaic power projects in Zambia.

15 days ago
Sony climbs on PlayStation games
Sony climbs on PlayStation games

Sony shares reversed declines in Tokyo trading after the company announced a release date for its virtual-reality headset.

15 days ago
KPMG steps down as Fifa’s auditor
KPMG steps down as Fifa’s auditor

KPMG quits as Fifa’s auditing firm as soccer’s world governing body races to clean up a reputation dented by claims of corruption.

15 days ago
Judge dismisses civil suit against Samarco
Judge dismisses civil suit against Samarco

Brazilian miner Vale SA says a civil lawsuit seeking environmental and property damages for the deadly Samarco disaster has been dismissed.