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Viagra Plus Botox: Pfizer Is in Talks to Merge with Allergan - 10/29/2015

Pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and Allergan are in talks about a possible merger. If the deal is agreed, its volume could reach $ 300 billion - it will be the largest merger this year, and the world's largest pharmaceutical company, formed as a result. As newspaper Financial Times writes, the American pharmaceutical company Pfizer, which in 2014 tried unsuccessfully to acquire AstraZeneca's for...

New York Authorities Are Skeptical That the Advertised Speed of the Internet is True - 10/27/2015

The prosecutor's office in New York demanded three leading telecommunications companies in the country to prove that the claimed speed of the Internet and data correspond to reality. The authorities have questions to the companies Verizon, Time Warner Cable and Cablevision. As stated in letters to providers, revealed yesterday, the prosecutor's office is suspecting that the companies’ users get...

Toshiba is Launching a Big Sale... Of Their Business - 10/26/2015

Japanese Toshiba sells its business for the production of image sensors to Sony, Bloomberg reported, citing its own sources. The acquisition price is $ 164.68 million. This decision was taken due to the company carrying out a major restructuring of the company. Experts note that Toshiba can completely withdraw from the market production of sensor technology, focusing on the more profitable...

Dorsey is Investing in Workforce - 10/23/2015

Founder and CEO of Twitter Jack Dorsey announced the transfer of a third of his stake in the company to their employees. The statement was made one week after Dorsey announced the start of a difficult operation for drawing the company out from stagnation. - I’m giving about 1/3 of my Twitter shares (1% of the company) to our pool of shares for employees, to invest directly in people", - Mr....

Sorry, We Ran Out of... Lego? - 10/22/2015

It looks like some children will not receive their Christmas and New Year’s gifts. Not because they didn’t behave themselves – just one of the largest toy manufacturers in the world, the Danish company Lego, admitted it cannot cope with the flow of orders coming before the winter holidays. As a company spokesman told Reuters, Lego factories are operating at full capacity, but it is not enough:...

170% in two days. Planned or Improvised? - 10/22/2015

Almost everyone wants to get rich quickly, especially if engaged in trade in the financial markets. One can spend years, not having caught the right trend, yet there are individuals lucky enough, who manage to get rich in a few days. The examples are around us. Such an incident has occurred just this week. Stocks of a little-known company, which is also in a deep crisis, have suddenly shot up....

Once Again, Nestlé Failed to Reach the Sales Target - 10/19/2015

Nestle, the world's largest company for the production of food and beverages, has reduced the forecast on sales growth for the current year due to the slowdown in the Chinese economy and the ban on its Maggi noodles in India, which occurred to be more painful than expected. It is the third year in a row when Nestlé has not reached its long-term growth targets of 5-6% per year (the so-called...

Uber Gets an Unexpected Ally - 10/16/2015

Uber taxi service has got an unexpected and unusually influential ally. Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, speaking in Tokyo with a lecture about startups, urged his colleagues around the world to stop fight as it is doomed to failure, and do create a rule under which taxi services and a traditional taxi would function equally. - If the pasta has already squeezed from a tube, consider that this is...

Lamborghini Gets Involved in the Diesel-Gate Scandal - 10/15/2015

Italian financial police raided the headquarters of the sports car manufacturer Lamborghini as part of investigations on the Volkswagen case. The Italian company, according to the investigation, may be implicated in the scandal that erupted around the software Volkswagen installed in vehicles with diesel engines. It makes possible to bypass the eco test for emissions. According to Reuters’...

Tesla Batteries Will Deliver Energy into Office Buildings - 10/14/2015

Accumulator batteries, made by the automaker Tesla, will be first used in buildings: a Californian real estate developer Irvine Company announced plans for the construction of 24 office buildings, equipped with Tesla batteries. The developer hopes that the batteries will help to reduce power consumption during peak loads and reduce electricity consumption by 25%. One of the oldest real estate...
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