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  1. Lifestyle - Technology

    What's inside Google's barge? US officials forced to sign confidentiality agreements

    Posted Oct 31st 2013, 03:05am by Reuters

    ... device. Adding to the mystery, a second similar barge was recently spotted in Portland, in the US state of Maine. Both are reported to be registered to the same firm, By and Large. The company refused even to acknowledge its affiliation with the vessels. Secrecy is a standard business practice in Silicon Valley, where technology companies such as Apple go to great lengths to keep ...

  2. Business - Money

    Chrysler IPO to bring shareholder battle to a head

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 10:51am by Reuters

    ... has led both companies since Chrysler’s government-financed bankruptcy in 2009, and a healthcare trust fund affiliated with the United Auto Workers union. The trust, a type known ... plans for a full merger of the two companies. “It’s in the interest of both parties, but of Fiat in particular, to reach an agreement before a Chrysler IPO,” said ICBPI analyst Luca Arena. Fiat ...

  3. News - World - COMPUTER GAMES

    First it was Snowden, the movie- now you can play the video game

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 05:37pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... motivation behind this game nor am I affiliated with any government agencies or Mr Snowden.” Smeets hinted that he has plans to continue improving the game, and that large companies have even ... Smeets insists that the project is satirical in nature and is not designed to offer any commentary on Snowden’s actions. “The game does not point a finger to either the US agencies and companies ...

  4. Business - Companies

    Profit warning at thriving Chrysler hits parent Fiat

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 11:04am by Reuters

    ... billion last year. Chrysler’s production rate has gone from 1 million cars a year in 2010 to 2-1/2 times that rate and the company will add another 200,000 vehicles of annual output next year, ... August. Marchionne will meet with Fiat’s unions on Friday in Rome. Marchionne said no deal was imminent regarding the company’s desire to purchase the remaining 41.5 per cent of Chrysler owned ...

  5. Business - Companies

    Renault’s Tavares steps down after hinting at US move

    Posted Aug 30th 2013, 10:42am by Reuters

    ... but was unlikely to succeed Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn, 59, any time soon. “My experience would be good for any car company,” Tavares said in the interview. “Why not GM? I would be honoured to lead a company like GM.” “It raised a lot of eyebrows,” a Renault insider who asked not to be identified said on Thursday. “How do you motivate your teams when you’ve said publicly you’d rather be at GM ...

  6. Lifestyle - SCIENCE

    Research papers for sale taint mainland academia, journal says

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 01:01pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... spend a lot of money hiring researchers to write them." The investigation began with a tip-off that a sales agent for a Chinese company called Wanfang Huizhi was selling authorships for a forthcoming scientific paper to be published in Elsevier's International Journal of Biochemistry and Cell Biology. According to the report, the company was selling the title of co-first author ...

  7. Business - Companies

    Icahn sues Dell in latest attempt to foil buyout

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 10:33am by Reuters

    ... proposed ahead of a shareholder vote set for Friday. Icahn and his affiliates also want the court to stop Dell from changing the record date by which shareholders must have purchased their shares ... The lawsuit also seeks the court to bar the company from changing any shareholder voting requirements. The lawsuit, filed in the Court of Chancery of Delaware, seeks to force the company to call ...

  8. Business - Companies - CARS

    Doubt cast over Hyundai redesign

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 03:22pm by Reuters

    ... and European rivals, which are chipping away at its share in a market it is accustomed to dominating. To better compete, the company plans to launch a new, significantly redesigned version of its ... of its design language, and are key to energising its growth,” said Sang Alexander Koo, a professor and former designer with Hyundai’s affiliate Kia Motors. Some will say the change is weak, ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    How the Fair trade movement is picking up steam in Hong Kong

    Posted May 09th 2014, 09:50am by Bernice Chan

    ... incorporate the items into the company's corporate social responsibility programme. "Profit margins in the fast-food industry are very small so we had to do this carefully, which meant a lot ... system and logistics because we were adding another beverage option into the ordering system," Hung says. "It takes time to change so I'm grateful to the company for doing ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Multimedia man Peter Suart bound for HK Book Fair

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 08:37pm by Richard Lord

    ... and Britain, where he now lives, and sees himself as a post-national individual with no particular affiliation to anywhere. But in other respects he's far from typical of the era: in this age ... and he's clearly passionate about his work for the company. "Folio are excellent. Not only are they commissioning illustration of adult fiction, something that's usually seen ...




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