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  • People talk in front of a Baidu's company logo at Baidu's headquarters in Beijing
    Baidu to invest $3.2 billion in online-to-offline services 1 hour 42 minutes ago

    By Paul Carsten BEIJING (Reuters) - China's dominant Internet search engine Baidu Inc said on Tuesday it would invest 20 billion yuan ($3.22 billion) over the next three … More »Baidu to invest $3.2 billion in online-to-offline services

    People talk in front of a Baidu's company logo at Baidu's headquarters in Beijing

    By Paul Carsten BEIJING (Reuters) - China's dominant Internet search engine Baidu Inc said on Tuesday it would invest 20 billion yuan ($3.22 billion) over the next three years on online-to-offline services, including group-buying service Nuomi. "Right now Baidu has over fifty billion (yuan) in cash on its books," said …

  • Pedestrians are reflected in a logo of Sony Corp outside its showroom in Tokyo
    Sony to raise nearly $4 billion, ramp up sensors business to anchor turnaround 1 hour 13 minutes ago

    By Ritsuko Ando TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Sony Corp plans to raise nearly $4 billion via new shares and bonds to plough into image sensors as it reinvents itself as … More »Sony to raise nearly $4 billion, ramp up sensors business to anchor turnaround

    Pedestrians are reflected in a logo of Sony Corp outside its showroom in Tokyo

    By Ritsuko Ando TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Sony Corp plans to raise nearly $4 billion via new shares and bonds to plough into image sensors as it reinvents itself as a niche component maker, pulling back from consumer goods like TVs that dragged it into losses. In Sony's first new share issue in 26 years, the firm said …

  • Israeli flags hang next to the logo of Orange mobile company in a store at a Jerusalem mall
    Orange, Partner Communications set terms to end brand deal 2 hours 0 minutes ago

    French telecoms group Orange and Israeli mobile phone operator Partner Communications said on Tuesday they had agreed terms to end their licensing deal following a public … More »Orange, Partner Communications set terms to end brand deal

    Israeli flags hang next to the logo of Orange mobile company in a store at a Jerusalem mall

    French telecoms group Orange and Israeli mobile phone operator Partner Communications said on Tuesday they had agreed terms to end their licensing deal following a public row in Israel, but Orange said it was still committed to Israel. Israel protested to France after Orange's Chief Executive, Stephane Richard, said earlier …

  • Samsung flags are set up at main entrance to Berlin fair ground
    Samsung's Cheil, pitching $8 billion merger, pledges higher returns 2 hours 51 minutes ago

    By Joyce Lee and Se Young Lee SEOUL (Reuters) - Locked in a battle with an activist U.S. hedge fund, the Samsung Group's [SAGR.UL] de facto holding company sought to … More »Samsung's Cheil, pitching $8 billion merger, pledges higher returns

    Samsung flags are set up at main entrance to Berlin fair ground

    By Joyce Lee and Se Young Lee SEOUL (Reuters) - Locked in a battle with an activist U.S. hedge fund, the Samsung Group's [SAGR.UL] de facto holding company sought to win support for a proposed $8 billion merger with a sister firm by pledging to bolster post-deal shareholder returns. Cheil Industries said on Tuesday that …

  • A person walks by a Sprint store in Pasadena
    Sprint rolls out all-included rate plan 5 hours ago

    By Malathi Nayak NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sprint Corp said on Tuesday it will offer an $80 a month cellular phone plan, including both service and smartphone device fees, … More »Sprint rolls out all-included rate plan

    A person walks by a Sprint store in Pasadena

    By Malathi Nayak NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sprint Corp said on Tuesday it will offer an $80 a month cellular phone plan, including both service and smartphone device fees, hoping to draw users who dislike complex price plans and hidden costs. The "All-in" plan will offer unlimited talk, text and data at $60, plus $20 to lease …

  • Shadow is cast near Qualcomm logo at the 2015 Computex exhibition in Taipei,

    U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc has no plans to spin off its chips business at present, Executive Chairman Paul Jacobs said on Tuesday, despite recent investor pressure to do so amid intensifying industry competition. Hedge fund Jana Partners said in April Qualcomm should spin off the chip business from its patent-licensing …

  • A paper with the word "Roaming", crossed out, is seen on the desk of a Member of the European Parliament during a debate in Strasbourg

    The European Union reached a preliminary deal on Tuesday to scrap mobile roaming charges across the 28-country bloc by June 2017 as part of an overhaul of the continent's telecoms market to boost growth and innovation. "Under the agreement, roaming surcharges in the European Union will be abolished as of 15 June 2017," …

  • A box from Amazon.com is pictured on the porch of a house in Golden

    Amazon.com Inc will start a business loan program for small sellers in the United Kingdom on Tuesday and is looking to launch it this year in seven more countries including China. Amazon Lending, founded in 2012, plans to offer short-term working capital loans in other countries where it operates a third-party, …

  • People visit the Microsoft booth during the 2015 Computex exhibition at the TWTC Nangang exhibition hall in Taipei

    By Bill Rigby SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp said on Monday it will hand over its display advertising business to AOL Inc and sell some map-generating technology to ride-hailing app company Uber, as it slims down its money-losing online operations. The moves mean Microsoft will focus on its growing search advertising …

  • Archuleta rubs her eyes as she testifies before a House Oversight and Government Reform hearing on the data breach of OPM computers, on Capitol Hill in Washington

    By Megan Cassella WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) said on Monday it would temporarily suspend a program it uses to complete background investigations, following a data breach that compromised the personal information of millions of Americans. The program, called Electronic Questionnaires …

  • DirecTV satellite dishes are seen on an apartment roof in Los Angeles

    (Reuters) - AT&T Inc , the No. 2 U.S. telecom company, said it has extended the "termination date" of the merger agreement with satellite TV provider DirecTV for "a short period of time", the second time in two months. AT&T said in a regulatory filing on Monday that the extension is aimed at obtaining final regulatory …

  • An unmanned SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explodes after liftoff from Cape Canaveral

    By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The failure of a SpaceX rocket over Florida on Sunday should not lead U.S. officials back to Russia to look for a rocket engine that can get military equipment into space, Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain said on Monday. "This mishap in no way diminishes the …

  • An unmanned SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explodes after lift-off from Cape Canaveral

    By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla (Reuters) - SpaceX on Monday was searching for what destroyed its Falcon 9 rocket after liftoff over the weekend, leaving customers still loyal but unsure when their satellites might fly. The privately-held company, owned and operated by technology entrepreneur Elon Musk, has flown 18 …

  • Victor Surerus poses for a photo at his farm in Roseneath, Ontario, on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 with the first cell phone in Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Thornhill

    Victor Surerus says the $2,700 he paid for his first cellphone 30 years ago was worth every penny. Cellphones debuted in Canada with a call between Art Eggleton and Jean Drapeau, then the mayors of Toronto and Montreal respectively, on July 1, 1985. Francis Fox, then the federal minister of communication, says the phone …

  • FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2015 file photo, Madonna performs at the 57th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. From Madonna to Mariah Carey, more and more acts are looking to platforms like Tinder and Match to promote their music and reach their fans on-the-go. Madonna worked with Grindr, an app for gay men, to launch a campaign for her latest album, while Jason Derulo looked to Tinder to debut a music video. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)

    In your quest to find a date, a spouse or a hook-up, you might discover something else when using dating apps: new music. From Madonna to Mariah Carey, an increasing number of acts are looking to platforms like Tinder and Match to promote their music and reach their fans on-the-go. Madonna's latest album was advertised …

 
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