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Nokia set to acquire wireless assets of Alcatel Lucent - 04/14/2015

Finish communications company Nokia Oyj has advanced its negotiations with French telecommunications company Alcatel-Lucent SA to buy the company’s wireless assets. While Nokia was mulling over a complete takeover of Alcatel, it has now divulged that the company would take in only the wireless assets, which produced 4.7 billion euros ($5 billion), accounting for 36 percent of Paris-based...

Toyota to invest $1 billion in Mexico plant - 04/14/2015

Japanese automobile maker Toyota Motor Corp has announced that it would spend $1 billion to build a car factory in Mexico. This will be the second North American factory for Toyota which already has one in Canada. The new factory will be the first one in Mexico and is intended to produce around 200,000 cars in the state of Guanajuato. The company will employ around 2,400 local people for the...

General Motor To Make Expansion Plan of $1 billion - 04/13/2015

GM is considering one of the major corporate expansion plan in the history of Detroit. General Motors is intending to spend a huge amount of about $1 billion for renovation of its Technical Center, which is more than five decades old. The expansion plan is expected to be one of the largest in the history of Detroit city. The renovations will result in building of new offices which in turn will...

Spotify to Raise Funds Above $8 Billion - 04/13/2015

Music service Spotify again intends to raise funds from interested investors. At this time, we are talking about the amount of $ 400 million, after receipt of which the overall Spotify’s assessment will reach $ 8.4 billion. Swedish service Spotify, which offers streaming music, appeals to raise funds from investors for the seventh time. At this time, the company, according to The Wall Street...

The Connection Between The Boards of Corporate Companies And Their C.E.Os May Boost Their Pay - 04/11/2015

The corporate networks influencing the increment of C.E.O.s salary, can affect the company’s economy as shareholders are kept in the dark. Thestrategist.media, Canada – 10 April 2015 – According to research papers, reported by Huffington Post, Business – Canada, the salary of a C.E.O. should be raised by the peers. The said research study was carried out by the Ted Rogers School of Management in...

Does WhatsApp Pose a Threat to Mobile Network Operators? - 04/09/2015

The most popular in the world WhatsApp messenger is preparing to bury cell phoning: in March, the company implemented a feature of Internet calls for users of Android, owners of iPhone and Windows Phone are on stage. A week ago, WhatsApp, behind which the title of  ‘SMS killer’ has been already fixed, introduced a feature of Internet calls for users of Android. This week WhatsApp’s support...

Tesla steps up price tag of Model S Sedan - 04/09/2015

Electric car maker Tesla has announced that it would increase the price line for its entry-level Model S electric Sedan while fixing in it a more capable battery. The company is looking at a 2015 sales target which is stacked too high. Even while the company has sold a it sold a record 10,300 cars in the first quarter of this year, it still needs to deliver consistently to keep up the pace and...

AT&T to pay $25 million fine over call center data breaches - 04/09/2015

US-based telecom company AT&T has reached a $25 million settlement with the Federal Communications Commission concerning its call center employees passing out personal data of about 280,000 US customers. The breaches happened in the company’s contracted call centers in Mexico, Colombia and the Philippines. The employees involved released information including customers' names, full or...

McDonald's adds limited-time premium options back to its menu - 04/09/2015

US-based fast food chain McDonald’s has added a limited time option of premium sirloin burgers to its US menu for a limited time.   The chain that seems to have lost its luster over the past few years with consumers getting aware of the ill-effects of fast food consumption is trying to attract attention through its premium limited time options under the helm of its new CEO Steve...

Tesla Attains Record Sales in Q1 2015 - 04/08/2015

Tesla recorded jump in vehicle sales despite challenging roll-out in China. Despite sales slowdown in Chinese market, Tesla set new sales record for its latest model S. In the first quarter of 2015, Tesla delivered substantial number of Model S electric cars. This was clearly evident through the soaring stock price of the company. Tesla’s deliveries steeply mounted 55% in the first quarter of...
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