Archive for October 12th, 2012

Online shopping

OFT tells UK online retailers to ensure compliance with consumer laws

Online retailers in the UK have been given a reminder of consumer protection laws by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT). The regulator said today that it has written to 62 of the top e-commerce sites ahead of the busy […]

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Private equity firm TPG Capital walks away from Billabong deal

Australian surf, skate and snow apparel and accessories retailer Billabong International Ltd (ASX:BBG) on Friday said it had ended


Bain Capital acquires Telefonica unit in €1bn deal

Spanish telecom major Telefonica SA (MCE:TEF) said today it had sealed a definitive deal to dispose of its customer relationship management (CRM) business Atento to firms controlled by

ThinkGeek reveals audio reality costume

ThinkGeek's (NASDAQ: GNKT) covert product division known as GeekLabs has just launched a product that will change the fabric of audio reality forever: the Mega Stomp Panic.

Designed to

RigNet Qatar lands expansion to managed Network contract

Global provider of managed remote communications solutions to the oil and gas industry RigNet, Inc. (NASDAQ: RNET) said its Qatar subsidiary, RigNet Qatar W.L.L., has been chosen by

OH284 hardware functionality verified prior to deorbit

ORBCOMM Inc. (NASDAQ: ORBC) said the single prototype of its second generation of satellites, launched as a secondary mission payload on the Cargo Re-Supply Services (CRS-1) mission of

Move buys for $11.5m

Online real estate website Move, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOVE) said it has acquired, an online marketplace that connects home buyers and renters with moving and storage professionals.

Combining the

Motricity announces results of rights offering

Motricity, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOTR) announced the results of its previously announced rights offering.

Pursuant to the rights offering, on July 23, 2012, the company distributed 46,163,685 subscription rights to

Exelis board approves 4Q 2012 dividend

The board of directors for ITT Exelis has declared a cash dividend of $0.1033 per share for the fourth quarter of 2012. The dividend will be payable on

ExactTarget buys Pardot in quest to redefine Marketing automation

Global interactive marketing provider ExactTarget (NYSE: ET) said it has acquired privately-held marketing automation provider Pardot, LLC, extending ExactTarget's ability to serve both business-to-business and business-to-consumer marketers worldwide.


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