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SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) and Ariba, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARBA) said that the UK Office of Fair Trading has advised it will not refer the acquisition of Ariba by SAP to the UK Competition Commission.
Broadband equipment and solutions provider UTStarcom Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: UTSI) announced the official results of its 2012 annual general meeting, held on September 28, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. local time in Beijing, China. The shareholders voted on two proposals.
US online commerce marketplace operator Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN) said that it had taken over domestic restaurant reservations provider Savored. Groupon did not reveal the conditions of the deal, which has been finalised. Savored’s … Continue reading “Groupon acquires restaurant booking firm Savored”
The French edition of Closer magazine, which last week published topless pictures of the Duchess of Cambridge, has been ordered to hand over the photographs by a court in France, it was revealed … Continue reading “Closer fined €10k per day if it fails to deliver topless pictures of Kate Middleton”
The launch of the new Apple iPhone 5 has made headlines globally, but what certainly matters more than publicity is what consumers think of the new gadget. According to a poll by online … Continue reading “Less than half of iPhone users planning to switch to iPhone 5 — study”
UK Timeweave Plc (LON:TMW), a provider of broadcast services to the bookmaking industry, rejected on Friday the GBP0.22 (USD0.36/EUR0.27) a share takeover offer from British investor Joe Lewis’ company Mayfair Capital Investments Limited, … Continue reading “Broadcast technology firm Timewave rejects offer from Mayfair Capital”
US-based online antivirus service provider VirusTotal has been taken over by technology major Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG), the target company said in its official blog without providing financial details. VirusTotal said that through the … Continue reading “Search giant Google continues acquisition spree with VirusTotal deal”
The majority of luxury brands are increasing their spend on digital advertising in 2012, as they believe that the channel is more effective in fuelling online sales than TV advertising, according to a … Continue reading “Luxury brands increase spending on digital advertising — report”
Microsoft´s search engine Bing will be showing pictures added or shared on Facebook in its search, as the next step of its Facebook features integration that has been going on for quite some … Continue reading “Microsoft’s Bing to feature Facebook pictures in search results”
E-commerce giant Amazon is on a quest to conquer new territories by launching a daily deals site, designed to operate for London initially, it has emerged. The new site will aim to compete … Continue reading “Amazon to compete with Groupon by launching daily deal site in London”