Archive for October 9th, 2012

Kuala Lumpur

France’s Publicis acquires Malaysian digital agency

French advertising major Publicis Groupe SA (EPA:PUB) said on Tuesday it had taken over Malaysian digital agency Arachnid, in a move that added substantial scale to its digital capabilities in the Asia Pacific region. The financial terms of the deal […]

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Cargo ships sailing into Southampton port

UK trade deficit more than doubled in August

There was a big increase in the UK's trade deficit in August 2012, new figures showed today. A report from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reveals that the

ING Bank

Dutch ING Bank sells UK online arm ING Direct to Barclays

Dutch banking group ING Groep NV (AMS:INGA) on Tuesday said it had agreed to shed its British online banking business ING Direct UK to Barclays Plc (LON:BARC), without

IMF chief Christine Lagarde

Economic problems in Europe, US to prolong global slowdown — IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that the failure of US and European policymakers to remedy economic ills at home will result in a prolonged global slowdown. The

home care

London-listed Mitie acquires home care group Enara for £111m

British strategic outsourcing company Mitie Group Plc (LON:MTO) said today it had taken over home care service provider Enara Group Ltd from its senior management and August Equity

Web-based smartphone Platform features game-like applications to help students acquire science skills

Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) and Kajeet said they will collaborate on the Active Explorer mobile learning project.

A web-based learning platform developed and piloted by AAAS with funding from

Teradata and Microgen launch detailed accounting Platform

Teradata (NYSE: TDC) and Microgen Plc (MCGN.L) announced a joint data warehouse-centric accounting platform that allows companies to drill down from general ledger balances into detailed transaction-based ledger

Sprint offers personalized names as alternatives to phone numbers

Sprint (NYSE: S) will be the first U.S. mobile carrier to offer an innovative new service that lets customers use a name they choose in place of their

Microsoft sponsoring free Wi-Fi in NYC and San Francisco

Boingo Wireless (NASDAQ: WIFI) said that Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) is sponsoring free Wi-Fi access at high-traffic New York and San Francisco locations from now through the end of

InterDigital joins NYU wireless as an Industrial Affiliate

InterDigital, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDCC) said it has joined NYU Wireless as an industrial affiliate. The company joins National Instruments and Samsung as members of the new research centre

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