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Hershey`s takes on protein bars - 04/26/2016

The largest US manufacturer of chocolate bars Hershey`s goes a healthy lifestyle along with the recent trend noticed among Americans and entire world. The company is going to start releasing meat-based and vegetarian protein bars. The largest US manufacturer of chocolate bars The Hershey Company will take care of people maintaining a healthy diet. Having caught the recent trend of Americans’...

Apple Watch beat the first iPhone's sales record - 04/25/2016

Analysts estimated that 12 million Apple Watch units have been sold worldwide during the past year. Thus, the "smart watch" by the Cupertino’s company came out twice as successful as the first iPhone, which sales in the debut year reached only 6 million copies. Apple Watch were twice as successful as the first iPhone. Sunday, April 24 was a little jubilee for the gadget. Now it’s exactly a year...

Apple blocked iBooks and iTunes in China - 04/22/2016

Apple closed its services for downloading books and movies iBooks and iTunes Movies in China. The decision was made after the company received a request from the Chinese authorities. Their decision was taken within implementation of new rules governing the internet publications and enhancing online censorship in China. American Technology Corporation Apple last week terminated its services iBooks...

Volkswagen agreed on compensation in the US - 04/21/2016

German carmaker Volkswagen AG and the US government reached a friendly settlement of the "Dieselgate" scandal. Company will pay buyers of its cars in the US $ 5 thousand per owner as compensation for damage, according to Die Welt citing sources familiar with the situation. "Regardless of this amount, Volkswagen will have to pay for revision (of software - Ed.) in each car" - said one of the...

Mitsubishi Motors market cap fell by 15% after another engine scandal - 04/20/2016

This morning, the Japanese manufacturer Mitsubishi Motors vehicles announced that its compact cars have not passed the test for fuel economy. The market reacted with the immediate fall of the company's shares by 15%, resulting in market cap loss of $ 1.2 billion for Mitsubishi Motors. The sixth-largest Japanese automaker Mitsubishi Motors announced that some compact models of the company could...

A group of refugees from Syria was shot dead by Turkish border guards - 04/20/2016

Eight Syrians, including women and children, were killed by Turkish border guards in the attempt to illegally cross the border. It is reported by The Times. The incident took place on April 17. A group of several people were moving along the route, which is usually used by the smugglers. Turkish border guards opened fire with intent to kill which caused death of eight people and injuries of...

The US vs the youngest female billionaire: Theranos is under investigation - 04/19/2016

Theranos biotech company is suspected of defrauding investors. The prosecutor's office is investigating what kind of information the startup provided on its own blood analysis system. US Federal prosecutors have launched an investigation into the biotech startup Theranos, founded by Elizabeth Holmes, the world’s youngest female self-made billionaire. According to sources, the purpose of the...

A new mobile game brought $110 mln in the last month - 04/19/2016

A new mobile game Clash Royale by the Finnish company Supercell (famous for its high-profile projects such as Clash of Clans, Boom Beach and Hay Day) brought about $ 110 million for the first month since launch. Supercell itself earned $ 80 million during this period; the remaining income was distributed among the app stores themselves. As the portal Newzoo notes, most of the purchases fell on...

Green roofs: Is it possible to grow a profitable farm on urban roofs? - 04/18/2016

Bright Farms company had been collecting necessary permits to open a "green" plantation in Washington during 10 months. Last year, however, they were forced to abandon the project. Previously, a similar project in Brooklyn, New York failed as well. Another company, FarmedHere, staged another farm on the roof of an abandoned business building near Chicago, in August decided to suspend operations...

Credit Suisse faces a punishment of Japanese regulators - 04/15/2016

Credit Suisse Group AG may be sued in Japan for leak of confidential information about the company. Regulators said that the bank’s Japanese division might have used improper systems for management public information about client companies. Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission of Japan (SESC) recommended Japan Financial Services Agency (FSA), in charge of the supervision of banking...
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