STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said on Monday his country and its citizens were exposed to risks by potential leaks of sensitive material from an IT-contract that one official said had been rushed.
(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc plans to meet on Wednesday with a dozen U.S. ranchers, seeking to expand distribution of organic and grass-fed meats as it takes over Whole Foods Market Inc, according to the meeting’s organizer.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Jana Partners has made an investment in Pandora Media Inc., according to a person familiar with the matter, seeing the stock as under-valued with an opportunity to grow its advertising revenue.
BIRMINGHAM/ LONDON (Reuters) – Britain launched a 246 million-pound ($320 million) fund on Monday to boost the development and manufacturing of electric batteries, a major growth area for the car and energy sectors.
LONDON (Reuters) – “I’ve only got one pair of hands”, is the refrain of overworked office staff or stressed parents everywhere.
MILAN (Reuters) – Telecom Italia has put a plan to roll out ultrafast broadband in rural areas of Italy on hold, two sources familiar with the matter said, suspending a project that triggered a row with the government and contributed to the imminent de…
LONDON (Reuters) – Music streaming company Spotify is close to agreeing a new licensing pact with Warner Music Inc, the last big music royalty deal it needs before pushing ahead with a U.S. stock market listing, four sources familiar with the situation…
(Reuters) – The Roomba robotic vacuum has been whizzing across floors for years, but its future may lie more in collecting data than dirt.
YONGIN, SOUTH KOREA (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics plans to triple the market share of its contract chip manufacturing business within the next five years by aggressively adding clients, a senior company executive said, as it targets new growth drive…
FRANKFURT (Reuters) – VEON named former Xerox chief Ursula Burns as its chairwoman on Monday, as the telecoms operator undertakes corporate governance reforms and a makeover as a global online services company.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Germany is urging the European Union to add up to four more Russian nationals and companies to the bloc’s sanctions blacklist over Siemens gas turbines delivered to Moscow-annexed Crimea, two sources in Brussels said.
RIYADH (Reuters) – Websites and some television channels linked to Qatar were unblocked in Saudi Arabia on Monday morning but the change arose from a technical glitch and the restrictions will be reimposed shortly, a key Saudi royal court adviser said….
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – CIMB Group Holdings Bhd, Malaysia’s second-biggest bank, on Monday said its subsidiary will form an equity joint venture with Ant Financial Services Group, the parent of Alipay, to provide mobile wallet and related financial se…
MILAN (Reuters) – One of the reasons Telecom Italia’s (TIM) CEO Flavio Cattaneo fell out with the phone group’s top shareholder Vivendi was the French company’s plan to appoint a managing director at his side, daily La Repubblica said on Monday.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. venture capital firms lining up for a slice of the burgeoning digital currency market are grappling with a novel challenge – some of the hottest tech startups that sell the coins just don’t need their money.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Ride-hailing firm Grab expects to raise $2.5 billion to spend extending its lead over Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] and expanding into financial services, in the latest injection of funds into Southeast Asia’s burgeoning tech sc…
MADRID (Reuters) – Authorities in Madrid asked Spain’s anti-trust watchdog on Saturday to investigate whether Uber’s new low-cost airport transfer service constitutes unfair competition.
TOKYO (Reuters) – Toyota Motor Corp is likely to begin mass production of electric vehicles (EVs) in China as early as 2019, the Asahi daily reported on Saturday.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Digital currency bitcoin on Friday averted a split into two currencies after its network supported an upgrade to its software that would enhance its ability to process an increasing number of transactions.
NAIROBI (Reuters) – An innovative Kenyan bond which is bought via mobile phone had raised far less than the 1 billion shillings ($9.6 million) targeted on Friday, failing to match a previous success.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Lyft Inc has formed a self-driving car division, company executives said, a bold investment for the second-largest U.S. ride-services firm as it jockeys for position in the highly competitive autonomous vehicle race.
PARIS (Reuters) – French fashion brand Louis Vuitton, part of luxury giant LVMH , said on Friday it had launched an e-commerce website in China to tap a booming online shopping market.
BERLIN (Reuters) – More than half the companies in Germany have been hit by spying, sabotage or data theft in the last two years, the German IT industry association Bitkom said on Friday, and estimated the attacks caused around 55 billion euros’ worth …
(Reuters) – Private equity firms Blackstone and CVC Capital Partners [CVC.UL] joined a rush to snap up payments companies on Friday with a 2.9 billion pound ($3.7 billion) bid for Paysafe Group.