FRANKFURT: German heavy industry giant ThyssenKrupp said it turned in a profit for the first time in three years in the 12 months to September.
SYDNEY: The world’s biggest miner BHP Billiton has defended its plan to split the company by spinning off noncore assets, saying it would generate stronger growth, with a vote on the demerger set for
MUMBAI: Indian outsourcing major Infosys Ltd’s back-office services unit was overcharging Apple Inc, leading to the exit of top executives, two senior Infosys people said.
WASHINGTON: Cell phones long have doubled as tracking devices, capable of revealing your location to police, paramedics, even grocery stores looking to deliver coupons to nearby customers.
SAN FRANCISCO: Yahoo will supplant Google’s search engine on Firefox’s Web browser in the US, signaling Yahoo’s resolve to regain some of the ground that it has lost in the most lucrative part of the
SAN FRANCISCO: Mobile security firm Lookout has warned that Android-powered smartphones or tablets are being targeted with malicious software that puts them at the mercy of hacker overlords.
LONDON: The global cost of obesity has risen to $2 trillion annually — nearly as much as smoking or the combined impact of armed violence, war and terrorism, according to a new report.
DUBAI: UAE banks have been banned from doing business with some extremist groups including the Muslim Brotherhood, their representative said, as the country’s central bank won powers to freeze suspect
Singapore-based Petroleum Specialties Pte. Ltd (PSPL), a fully-owned subsidiary of the world renowned Apar Industries Ltd., is tset up a manufacturing unit at Hamriyah Free Zone Authority (HFZA).
The capital is poised to be a regional and international center because of the giant projects currently being carried out in the city, says Riyadh Gov. Prince Turki bin Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz.
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