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SoftBank executive sees major Mexican consumer firms as potential partners

An executive in Japan's SoftBank Group said on Tuesday that the technology conglomerate is open to partnering with major Mexican consumer companies, ...

SoftBank executive sees major Mexican consumer firms as potential partners

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SoftBank exec sees major Mexican consumer firms as potential partners An executive in Japan's SoftBank Group said on Tuesday that the technology conglomerate is open to partnering with major Mexican consumer companies, such as retailer Femsa and bread-maker Bimbo, along...
02:51 2019-05-22

Deutsche Post sees interest from potential StreetScooter partners: executive Deutsche Post has received expressions of interest from potential partners for StreetScooter, its electric van business, board member Tobias Meyer said on Friday....
02:34 2019-08-31

Spotify is spending hundreds of millions to become a major podcasting player — and Wall Street sees massive potential for the stock (SPOT) Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Spotify Spotify's integration of podcasts into its streaming services could boost its advertising revenue, an analysis published by Guggenheim on Tuesday found. Be...
18:34 2019-06-27

Japan's SoftBank chases more deals with Mexican startups Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is in advanced talks to invest in Mexican used car platform Kavak and financial technology firm Konfio, several people familiar with the matter said, underscoring the comp...
19:00 2019-08-09

Mubadala weighing investment in second SoftBank tech fund: executive Abu Dhabi state fund Mubadala Investment Co has not yet decided whether to invest in SoftBank's second large-scale tech investment fund, one of its top executives said on Tuesday....
04:17 2019-10-09

Platinum Partners founder gets new trial, former executive acquitted Mark Nordlicht, the founder of defunct hedge fund firm Platinum Partners who was convicted of fraud, was granted a new trial by a New York federal judge on Friday, and David Levy, a former executive o...
14:00 2019-09-28

UK faces potential 'consumer panic' and 'security gaps' under no-deal Britain faces potential "consumer panic" and gaps in security within weeks of leaving the EU without a deal, according to an official government document obtained by Sky News....
23:17 2019-08-01

JPMorgan Chase beats profit expectations, sees growth in consumer unit JPMorgan Chase reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday as higher interest income and buoyant consumer lending offset lower activity at its trading desks. Even as the world’s bigges...
04:34 2019-07-17

Facebook signs major partners for its cryptocurrency network and it still sounds terrible Facebook has begun assembling a who’s who of big tech companies to back its soon to be unveiled cryptocurrency, GlobalCoin. The likes of Mastercard, Visa, Uber, and PayPal are all backing the social m...
11:34 2019-06-14

Guess Sees Little Effect From Potential China Tariffs Increase Guess shares rose sharply in after-hours trading after the fashion retailer raised its profit forecast for its fiscal year and said it expects minimal effects from further tariffs between the U.S. and...
06:00 2019-08-29

US sanctions on Chinese firms show Iran is still a 'potential flashpoint': Eurasia The U.S. has imposed new sanctions on several Chinese entities for "knowingly engaging" in transporting Iranian oil — a violation of Washington's curbs on the Islamic Republic....
12:34 2019-09-26

Steel Executive Seized in Spain in Mexican Corruption Case Tied to Pemex Spanish police arrested the chairman of a leading Mexican steelmaker on Tuesday as part of a widening probe into alleged bribery linked to the sale of a fertilizer plant by the steel firm to state-run...
08:34 2019-05-29

UBS sees 'potential for resolution' in the US-China trade talks despite current 'volatility' "Whilst there is a big dispute at the moment, I think there's also potential for resolution," UBS chairman Axel Weber says of the ongoing trade war negotiations....
01:34 2019-09-23

Lowe's analyst sees 'big turnaround potential' and possibly 80% upside for stock "Under the guidance of the new CEO, Lowe's is getting its act together," says Oppenheimer's Brian Nagel. "If we're right here and this continues, this stock has a long way to run."...
16:34 2019-08-21

Dutch regulator sees potential privacy breach in Microsoft Windows Microsoft is remotely collecting data from users of Windows Home and Windows Pro, in a potential breach of privacy rules, the Dutch Data Protection Agency (DPA) said on Tuesday....
14:00 2019-08-27

Libra's Ship Is Sinking as Multiple Major Partners Abandon Facebook's Troubled Cryptocurrency Following the departure of PayPal from Facebook’s Libra project—a cryptocurrency that promises to “reinvent money” and “transform the global economy”—a new wave of departures has rocked the platform a...
13:17 2019-10-12

IBM sees open-source solutions unlocking world’s potential and driving innovation As digital transformation and the cloud are gaining traction in the Middle East, demand for open-source solutions are intensifying, IBM executives said.“Open source is key and the future to dri...
22:00 2019-10-02

Bayer sees potential future business in plant-based meat market A Bayer executive on Thursday said the company was closely watching the plant-based meat market which has seen booming demand in recent years, adding that Bayer could potentially enter the market as a...
01:51 2019-08-02

Aerospace industry sees big potential for civilian version of plane-chopper hybrid Some 500 years after Leonardo da Vinci envisioned a medieval helicopter, a company that now bears his name wants to revolutionize air travel with the first civilian tilt-rotor aircraft -- an airplane-...
15:51 2019-05-21

California adopted the country’s first major consumer privacy law. Now, Silicon Valley is trying to rewrite it. Adopted last year, the California Consumer Privacy Act grants web users the right to see the personal information that companies collect about them and stop it from being sold. But powerful business o...
17:34 2019-09-03

UPDATE 1-Mexican president hails progress with pipeline firms in contract talks Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday that negotiations with the builders of several natural gas pipelines over a contractual dispute are going "very well."...
08:00 2019-08-22

Exclusive: Top Japanese chip gear firm to honor U.S. blacklist of Chinese firms - executive Japan's Tokyo Electron, the world's No.3 supplier of semiconductor manufacturing equipment, will not supply to Chinese clients blacklisted by Washington, a senior company executive told Reuters....
14:51 2019-06-11

Human Rights Campaign Partners With 6 Prestigious U.S. Law Firms to Challenge Trump on LGBT Rights Six of the country’s most prestigious law firms are set to announce that they are partnering with the nation’s largest LGBT rights group to challenge Trump Administration moves that imperi...
20:00 2019-10-04

Major partners drop out, Warren fires back: Facebook's Libra faces a tough road ahead The alternative currency plan proposed by Facebook could still launch, but the road to get there has just gotten way harder, according to analysts.       ...
21:17 2019-10-13

Hindu group sees Chinese telecom firms as security risk for India A Hindu nationalist group close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party has stepped up criticism of Chinese telecom equipment makers, warning that their presence in India posed "an unacceptable...
20:00 2019-08-18

Congress asks FDA for plan to address potential major heparin shortage Congress wants to know what contingencies are in place if China's outbreak of African swine fever wipes out America's supply of the critically important pig-derived drug heparin....
22:51 2019-08-02

Major Fiat Chrysler Executive Has Filed a Whistleblower Lawsuit Against the Company In the wake of a fraud investigation over Fiat Chrysler Automobiles screwing with sales figures, Automotive News reports that the company’s Head of U.S. Sales Reid Bigland has filed a lawsuit against ...
05:01 2019-06-06

Major global firms accused of concealing their environmental impact More than 700 companies, including Amazon, Tesco and ExxonMobil, lack transparency, campaign group claimsA $10tn (£7.9tn) investor alliance has accused more than 700 companies, including Amazon, Tesco...
07:17 2019-06-17

Jefferies upgrades Deere, sees a major farming turnaround Deere's stock could grow even more as better balance in the global crop and livestock markets drive an equipment replacement, according to Jefferies....
18:51 2019-06-27

Ride-Hailing Firm Grab Plans Major Investment In Vietnam - Top Executive Singapore-based ride-hailing firm Grab is set to invest "several hundred million dollars" in Vietnam where the company sees its next major growth market, just weeks after it unveiled a $2 billion plan...
23:34 2019-08-26

China hacked major tech firms in years-long attacks LONDON — Hackers working for China’s Ministry of State Security broke into networks of eight of the world’s biggest technology service providers in an effort to steal commercial secrets from their cli...
18:34 2019-06-27

Four major tech firms including Apple face antitrust probes in the U.S. Days after word leaked that the Justice Department is investigating Google for possible antitrust violations, Reuters reports today that the DOJ has been given the green light to include Apple as part...
05:17 2019-06-04

Exclusive: Ride-hailing firm Grab plans major investment in Vietnam - top executive Singapore-based ride-hailing firm Grab is set to invest "several hundred million dollars" in Vietnam where the company sees its next major growth market, just weeks after it unveiled a $2 billion plan...
08:00 2019-08-26

Major breach found in biometrics system used by banks, UK police and defence firms Fingerprints, facial recognition and other personal information from Biostar 2 discovered on publicly accessible databaseThe fingerprints of over 1 million people, as well as facial recognition inform...
14:34 2019-08-14

Major global investor drops US firms deemed climate crisis laggards Legal and General Investment Management cuts companies including ExxonMobilAn ethical investment operation by the UK’s largest asset manager has dumped shares in a string of US companies it has deemed...
03:34 2019-06-21

UPDATE 1-Carrefour Brasil sees major growth in organic products, in-house brands Carrefour Brasil SA plans to increase the supply of organic products in its stores by 85% in 2019, executives said on Monday, as part of wider efforts to capture growing consumer interest in healthier...
16:51 2019-07-01

US Army soldier allegedly named Beto O'Rourke as potential target, discussed bombing major news network An American soldier at Fort Riley in Kansas has been arrested after allegedly discussing an attack on a major U.S. news network, sharing instructions on building a bomb and targeting Beto O'Rourke, au...
03:34 2019-09-24

Trump used executive privilege in 'protecting the executive branch' from Congress, Levin says President Trump asserted his executive-privilege power to protect his branch of government from Congress, according to conservative radio host Mark Levin....
06:17 2019-05-22

Mexican president criticizes Constellation's brewery in Mexican border city Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday criticized the location of Constellation Brands Inc's planned brewery in the northern border city of Mexicali, in the latest swipe at a major in...
20:34 2019-09-23

3 Mexican nationals were killed and 6 were wounded in the El Paso shooting, Mexican officials say Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times via Associated Press Three Mexicans were killed in Saturday's shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, Mexico's president said. Texas officials said Saturday that 20 peo...
20:17 2019-08-04

Why SoftBank Needs a Second Vision Fund Softbank could use a second technology megafund following the success of its Vision Fund, which has added a powerful shot of growth to the company’s recent financial results....
16:34 2019-08-07

Major League Baseball: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry meet New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox ahead of Europe's first major league game in London The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have shared hugs and received presents for baby Archie from the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox ahead of the first Major League Baseball game in London....
21:00 2019-06-29

SoftBank urges WeWork to shelve IPO WeWork owner The We Company is weighing slashing the valuation of its forthcoming IPO to below $20 billion, two sources said, in the latest headwind for leading shareholder SoftBank, whose key group p...
06:34 2019-09-11

Does SoftBank Really Have $108 Billion for Its Vision Fund 2? SoftBank appeared to have pulled off a fundraising coup last month when it announced a technology investment fund with $108 billion in expected capital from the likes of Apple and Microsoft....
06:34 2019-08-07

SoftBank Bet Big on Disruptive Companies. Many Have Not Paid Off. The Japanese technology company’s investments in WeWork, Uber, Sprint and other businesses have produced disappointing results, raising questions about how it picks companies....
03:00 2019-09-27

SoftBank may need to write down its stake in WeWork, Bernstein says SoftBank could be forced to write-down its multi-billion dollar investment in WeWork if the company fetches an IPO valuation below $25 billion, analysts at Bernstein said....
18:00 2019-09-10

SoftBank plans to funnel extra $1B into WeWork SoftBank Group Corp is planning to pump an extra $1 billion or more into WeWork by renegotiating a warrant agreement struck before falling valuations delayed the U.S. office-sharing startup’s IPO, the...
17:00 2019-09-26

SoftBank Unit Yet to Conquer Internet of Things Arm Holdings’s software business posted $191 million in sales for the past fiscal year, a sliver of the $2 billion revenue goal set for itself by 2025....
18:17 2019-07-08

WeWork presses on with IPO, pushing SoftBank into a corner Office-sharing startup WeWork is pressing ahead with plans to go public despite lukewarm interest in its shares, three sources said, leaving its largest investor, SoftBank Group , with a stark choice:...
02:34 2019-09-11

SoftBank reportedly asks WeWork to shelve IPO SoftBank, WeWork's biggest outside investor, is urging the startup to shelve its initial public offering, according to a Monday report from the Financial Times....
00:34 2019-09-10

SoftBank likely to funnel $1 billion more into WeWork after delayed IPO: FT SoftBank Group Corp is planning to pump an extra $1 billion or more into WeWork by renegotiating a warrant agreement struck before falling valuations delayed the U.S. office-sharing startup's IPO, the...
06:34 2019-09-26

U.S. clears SoftBank's $2.25 billion investment in GM's Cruise SoftBank has come under increasing U.S. scrutiny over its ties to Chinese firms in the face of an escalating trade and technology war between Washington and Beijing....
14:34 2019-07-06

SoftBank Explores Taking Reins of WeWork SoftBank has prepared a financing package that would give it control of WeWork and further sideline its founder Adam Neumann in exchange for relieving the shared-office startup’s looming cash crunch, ...
12:51 2019-10-14

What Drove SoftBank's Vision Fund Up Is Dragging It Down Investors’ sudden skepticism toward pricey, profitless tech companies is threatening SoftBank’s Vision Fund, which may take a hit on some of its biggest investments, including WeWork’s parent....
16:34 2019-09-23

SoftBank to Buy at Least $750 Million of WeWork Parent Shares in IPO SoftBank plans to buy at least $750 million of the shares in WeWork’s impending IPO, a move that could allow the office-sharing company to shore up an offering that has been plagued by tepid investor ...
00:00 2019-09-14

SoftBank seeks help from its COO to turn WeWork around- Bloomberg Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is seeking the help of its chief operating officer, Marcelo Claure, to turn around WeWork, Bloomberg reported https://bloom.bg/2mi8bNz on Friday....
03:34 2019-09-28

WeWork: Softbank wants Adam Neumann replaced as CEO Japanese giant exploring ways to make big changeOffice-share start-up saw IPO postponedSoftbank, the biggest investor in WeWork, is exploring ways to replace Adam Neumann as chief executive, four peop...
23:34 2019-09-22

SoftBank mulls bringing 40 companies to Brazil Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is considering bringing around 40 companies with high growth potential to Brazil and expects to announce a large investment in the country in around two weeks' time, the gr...
23:17 2019-09-21

SoftBank-backed Vir Biotechnology raises $143 million in U.S. IPO Vir Biotechnology priced its initial public offering (IPO) at $20 a share on Thursday, at the bottom end of expectations, the latest underwhelming investment performance for a stock held by SoftBank ...
07:51 2019-10-11

SoftBank’s profit nearly quadruples on fund investments TOKYO — Japanese technology company SoftBank Group Corp. reported Wednesday its fiscal first quarter profit nearly quadrupled to 1.122 trillion yen ($10.6 billion) as its fund investments boosted inco...
19:00 2019-08-07

SoftBank seeks help from its COO to turn WeWork around: Bloomberg Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is seeking the help of its chief operating officer, Marcelo Claure, to turn around WeWork, Bloomberg reported on Friday....
14:00 2019-09-28

WeWork's financing lifeline hinges on SoftBank talks WeWork is locked in negotiations this week with its largest shareholder, Softbank Group Corp, over a new $1 billion investment to enable the shared office space company to go through a major restructu...
03:51 2019-10-08

Wirecard deal with AUTO1 first fruit of SoftBank alliance German payments company Wirecard AG said on Thursday it was teaming up with car-dealing platform AUTO1 Group to offer digital financial services to consumers, in its first alliance with a company back...
11:34 2019-07-18

iPhone 11 May Go on Sale on September 20, SoftBank President Tips iPhone 11 release date has seemingly leaked. Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has said that he believes that the tariffs won't impact the prices of Apple products in China....
16:34 2019-08-06

SoftBank turns against WeWork's parent CEO Neumann: sources Japan's SoftBank Group Corp , the biggest investor in WeWork owner The We Company, is exploring ways to replace Adam Neumann as chief executive of the U.S. office-sharing start-up, four people familia...
08:34 2019-09-23

SoftBank CEO Says "Embarrassed And Flustered" By Track Record: Report SoftBank founder and CEO Masayoshi Son is spending most of his time on the group's investing activities - centred on the $100 billion Vision Fund - leaving day-to-day running of core businesses such.....
15:51 2019-10-07

SoftBank's Bid to Build a Solar-Power Empire Founders Investor Masayoshi Son sought deals of immense scale in Saudi Arabia, India and beyond to tackle one of the world’s toughest energy challenges. So far, his firm has done a fraction of what it promised...
01:00 2019-08-11

SoftBank Group Q1 profit falls 4%, but tops estimates SoftBank Group Corp's first-quarter operating profit fell 3.7%, but was well above estimates, compared to the same period last year that saw the sale of part of its stake in chip designer Arm's China ...
09:00 2019-08-07

Softbank evaluating around 40 Brazilian companies for investment - exec Japan's SoftBank Group is evaluating around 40 Brazilian companies with high growth potential for possible investments, the group's head in Brazil, André Maciel, said on Friday....
03:17 2019-09-21

Softbank's Arm Holdings eases upfront license costs Arm Holdings, the British chip technology firm whose designs underlie mobile phone chips, is changing its licensing model to pursue a bigger customer base as more devices become connected to the inter...
21:00 2019-07-16

SoftBank in talks to boost WeWork investment by $1 billion: FT SoftBank Group Corp is planning to invest an additional $1 billion or more in WeWork, altering a warrant agreement struck before WeWork postponed its IPO plans, the Financial Times reported, citing p...
04:34 2019-09-26

SoftBank plans to lend up to $20 bln to employees to invest in new fund- WSJ Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is planning to lend up to $20 billion to its employees, including Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, to buy stakes in its second Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported h...
11:34 2019-08-18

WeWork is reportedly in talks with SoftBank about a $1 billion lifeline Getty WeWork is in talks with SoftBank about a $1 billion lifeline after shelving its IPO this month, according to the Financial Times. SoftBank, which has plowed more than $9 billion into the shared...
14:00 2019-09-26

SoftBank's plans for second mega-fund hit by WeWork debacle SoftBank Group founder and CEO Masayoshi Son is struggling to raise money for a second massive technology investment fund in the wake of the failed public offering of office-rental company WeWork and ...
17:34 2019-10-04

As Softbank's Oyo booms, some Indian hotels cry foul and check out India's Oyo Hotels and Homes shot out of nowhere to become one of the world's largest hotel chains with a simple promise of "hassle-free" online booking, transparent pricing and cheerful lodging....
08:51 2019-10-07

SoftBank Seeks WeWork Control Via Financing Package SoftBank has prepared a financing package that would give it control of WeWork and further sideline its founder Adam Neumann in exchange for relieving the shared-office startup’s looming cash crunch, ...
16:51 2019-10-14

SoftBank-backed Vir Biotechnology prices IPO at low end of expected range Vir Biotechnology priced its initial public offering (IPO) at $20 a share on Thursday, at the bottom end of expectations, a fresh blow for SoftBank's Vision Fund, owner of 21% in the infectious d...
09:17 2019-10-11

WeWork’s financing lifeline hinges on SoftBank talks WeWork is locked in negotiations this week with its largest shareholder, Softbank Group, over a new $1 billion investment to enable the shared office space company to go through a major restructuring,...
16:17 2019-10-08

Wirecard signs cooperation agreement with SoftBank's Brightstar Wirecard has signed a memorandum of understanding with SoftBank's Brightstar and anticipates "significant transaction volume" out of the deal, the German fintech announced on Monday....
10:00 2019-09-02

Macaskill on markets: SoftBank’s Vision Fund moves into DCM and ECM SoftBank and its roughly $100 billion Vision Fund face growing questions about their use of leverage and the size of stakes built in technology-related companies....
11:51 2019-10-14

SoftBank seeks control of WeWork through financing package: WSJ SoftBank Group Corp. has prepared a financing package for WeWork Companies Inc that would give it control over the shared office space company, the Wall Street Journal reported....
00:51 2019-10-14

WeWork IPO valuation likely below $20 billion, clouding SoftBank's vision WeWork owner The We Company is weighing slashing the valuation of its forthcoming IPO to below $20 billion, two sources said, in the latest headwind for leading shareholder SoftBank Group whose key g...
15:34 2019-09-10

Five automakers back Toyota's and Softbank's self-driving business Tech companies and automakers have been setting differences aside and merging forces in hopes of getting themselves a piece of the self-driving pie as early as possible. Late last year, Toyota and Sof...
16:34 2019-06-28

SoftBank's Vision Fund to borrow $4 bln against stakes in Uber and two others - FT SoftBank's Vision Fund is looking to borrow $4 billion against its stakes in Uber Technologies Inc, soon-to-go-public Slack Technologies Inc, and blood-testing company Guardant Health Inc, the Financi...
09:34 2019-05-30

SoftBank urges WeWork to shelve IPO over valuation concerns: FT SoftBank Group , a top shareholder in the holding company of U.S. office-sharing startup WeWork, is urging it to shelve a planned IPO on concerns over the valuation that can be achieved in a listing, ...
06:34 2019-09-10

SoftBank's Son says Japan lacks investment opportunities, is AI 'developing country' SoftBank Group Corp founder and Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said on Thursday that there is a dearth of investment opportunities in Japan, which he said is lagging in the race to develop artificial ...
11:34 2019-07-18

SoftBank's Vision Fund to borrow $4 billion against stakes in Uber and two others: FT SoftBank's Vision Fund is looking to borrow $4 billion against its stakes in Uber Technologies Inc, soon-to-go-public Slack Technologies Inc, and blood-testing company Guardant Health Inc, the Financi...
09:34 2019-05-30

UPDATE 3-SoftBank turns against WeWork's parent CEO Neumann-sources Japan's SoftBank Group Corp, the biggest investor in WeWork owner The We Company, is exploring ways to replace Adam Neumann as chief executive of the U.S. office-sharing start-up, four people familiar...
01:00 2019-09-23

UPDATE 1-SoftBank mulls bringing 40 companies to Brazil -exec Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is considering bringing around 40 companies with high growth potential to Brazil and expects to announce a large investment in the country in around two weeks' time, the gr...
15:34 2019-09-22

WeWork bond prices falls after SoftBank questions CEO: MarketAxess The price of We Company's 7.875% May 2025 junk bond fell 1.1% on Monday morning, MarketAxess data showed, following reports from sources that investor SoftBank Group is exploring ways to replace Adam ...
20:00 2019-09-23

SoftBank Faces Challenges Raising Latest $100 Billion Fund SoftBank’s bid to raise a second mega fund has met with a chilly reception from some of the world’s biggest money managers, signaling that a crucial initiative for the firm faces significant hurdles....
23:34 2019-06-02

Five Japanese automakers invest in SoftBank-Toyota self-drive venture Five Japanese automakers including Suzuki Motor and Mazda Motor on Friday said they would each invest 2% in the on-demand, self-driving car service venture set up by SoftBank and Toyota Motor....
11:00 2019-06-28

Five Japanese automakers sign on to SoftBank-Toyota self-drive venture Five Japanese automakers including Suzuki Motor Corp and Mazda Motor Corp on Friday said they would each invest 2% in the on-demand, self-driving car service venture set up by SoftBank Corp and Toyota...
10:34 2019-06-28

SoftBank's Vision Fund 2 Plans to Begin Investing as Soon as Next Month The sequel to the world’s biggest technology investment fund could start investing billions of dollars as early as next month in a venture-capital market already awash with money....
04:34 2019-08-08

Security start-up Cybereason raises $200 million from Japan's SoftBank Boston-based security start-up Cybereason said Tuesday it raised $200 million in fresh funds from Japan's SoftBank Group Corp and its affiliates....
12:34 2019-08-06

WeWork could hand control to SoftBank as part of rescue package SoftBank has a rescue package for WeWork that would involve taking control of the shared office space company, a person familiar with the matter said.Read More...
12:17 2019-10-14

SoftBank plans to lend up to $20 billion to employees to invest in new fund: WSJ Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is planning to lend up to $20 billion to its employees, including Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, to buy stakes in its second Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported ...
18:00 2019-08-17

Cybereason raises $200 million from SoftBank to expand global footprint Antivirus startup Cybereason said on Tuesday it raised $200 million in investment from Japan's SoftBank Group Corp , doubling the total investments raised by the company so far to about $400 million....
19:00 2019-08-06

SoftBank seeks control of WeWork through financing package: source SoftBank Group Corp. has prepared a financing package for WeWork Companies Inc that would give it control over the shared office space company, a person familiar with the matter said....
06:51 2019-10-14

SoftBank uses 'capital as a weapon' and competitors don't know how to react, says Bill Gurley Price competition fueled by SoftBank's investments makes for "one of the toughest things a board has ever had to analyze," Benchmark's Bill Gurley said....
07:00 2019-09-11

SoftBank says Vision Fund 2 could start investing soon, bags big gains on first SoftBank Group Corp's second Vision Fund could start investing as soon as next month, founder and Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said, as the technology conglomerate reported a leap in profits at its ...
16:00 2019-08-07

SoftBank-backed Vir Biotechnology's shares tumble in market debut Shares of SoftBank-backed Vir Biotechnology Inc plunged nearly 19.3% on their debut on Friday, adding to the gloom in the IPO market following WeWork's failed attempt to list on the stock market....
19:51 2019-10-11

CORRECTED-Softbank mulls bringing 40 companies to Brazil -exec Japan's SoftBank Group is considering bringing around 40 companies with high growth potential to Brazil, the group's head in the country, André Maciel, said on Friday....
20:17 2019-09-21

VCs like SoftBank see big opportunity in solutions to world problems: Energy Vault CEO Robert Piconi, co-founder and CEO of Energy Vault, discusses the $110 million investment the Swiss start-up received from Japanese conglomerate SoftBank....
23:34 2019-08-16

SoftBank CEO says 'embarrassed and flustered' by track record: Nikkei Business SoftBank Group founder and CEO Masayoshi Son is "embarrassed and flustered" by his track record, he told Nikkei Business magazine, as the Japanese company comes under pressure from some investors for...
15:17 2019-10-07

SoftBank to Lend Founder and Employees Billions to Invest in Fund Softbank is leaning on its employees, including its chief executive, for cash as the firm rushes to raise an ambitious technology fund amid volatile markets....
16:34 2019-08-17

SoftBank's service to help power self-driving buses, farm machinery Japan's SoftBank Corp said on Monday it will launch a service this year that would use satellite navigation data and the telco's mobile base stations to help power self-driving buses, drones and farm ...
13:00 2019-06-03

Car leasing app Fair raises $500 million loan from Mizuho, Softbank Car leasing startup Fair said on Tuesday it had raised $500 million in loans from a group of creditors, including Mizuho Bank and Japan's SoftBank Group Corp, as it looks to expand its leasing service...
17:17 2019-09-17

Mubadala weighing investment in second SoftBank tech fund - exec Abu Dhabi state fund Mubadala Investment Co has not yet decided whether to invest in SoftBank's second large-scale tech investment fund, one of its top executives said on Tuesday....
17:51 2019-10-08

Saudi, Abu Dhabi showing 'high interest' in investing in VF2: SoftBank's Son SoftBank Group Corp founder and CEO Masayoshi Son said on Wednesday Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi are showing "high interest" in investing in the second Vision Fund....
17:00 2019-08-07

SoftBank reportedly accelerates Japan’s 5G network plans by 2 years Japan's top carriers appear to be moving up their 5G rollout timetables, with an eye to more quickly increasing coverage throughout the island nation.Read More...
03:17 2019-09-18

WeWork is reportedly seeking a $4 billion lifeline from SoftBank and JPMorgan Getty Images WeWork is reportedly seeking a $4 billion lifeline from SoftBank and JPMorgan. The shared workspace group is in talks with its largest investor for a $1 billion injection, which it hopes...
13:17 2019-10-08

Exclusive: U.S. clears SoftBank's $2.25 billion investment in GM-backed Cruise Cruise, a U.S. self-driving vehicle company majority-owned by General Motors Co, told Reuters on Friday that a U.S. national security panel approved a $2.25 billion investment in the firm by Japan's S...
18:51 2019-07-06

WeWork's IPO delay a blow to Japanese investment giant Softbank Failure of WeWork comes soon after Uber, another loss-making SoftBank investment, went publicWeWork’s decision to delay its public share offering after a lacklustre response from investors comes as a ...
05:51 2019-09-18

A Trio of Unlikely Partners: Kim, Xi and Trump Their motives for getting together are deeply divergent, but the interests of the leaders of North Korea, China and the United States occasionally harmonize....
03:51 2019-06-20

Arm partners with Unity to make 3D run everywhere Arm will collaborate with Unity to ensure that 3D applications such as games and entertainment run smoothly on hardware that uses Arm architecture.Read More...
01:17 2019-10-09

Just my type: why new partners are often like exes Study suggests people’s current and former partners tend to be similar in characterWhen a friend or relative introduces their new partner, it can seem like a case of deja vu. Now research has backed u...
22:51 2019-06-10

SoftBank leads new financing round in Brazil's housing broker QuintoAndar Brazilian online housing broker QuintoAndar has raised $250 million in a new funding round led by Japan's SoftBank Group International, the company said on Tuesday....
06:34 2019-09-10

SoftBank raises $270 million via Seoul unit for early-stage investments SoftBank Group Corp said on Friday its Seoul-based venture capital unit focusing on early-stage investments has raised a 317 billion won ($270 million) fund....
11:17 2019-07-19

Oyo founder to buy back $2 billion worth stake in SoftBank-backed Indian co Indian hospitality startup Oyo Founder Ritesh Agarwal raised his stake in the company with a $2 billion buyback, in a move that will bring his ownership closer to biggest investor SoftBank Corp ....
11:17 2019-07-19

Japan's SoftBank is reportedly grappling with raising money for its latest fund Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group has reportedly hit a roadblock in its quest to raise money for its latest fund, according to the Wall Street Journal....
07:34 2019-06-03

Deutsche Bank in partnership talks with SoftBank-backed OakNorth: source Deutsche Bank is in talks with SoftBank-backed British fintech firm OakNorth to use the latter's credit analysis and monitoring platform, a source with knowledge of the discussions told Reuters....
18:51 2019-07-09

SoftBank Group to book 1.2 trillion yen profit on Alibaba share sale Japan's SoftBank Group Corp said on Tuesday it expects to book around 1.2 trillion yen ($11.12 billion) in pre-tax profit on the sale of shares in China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd....
13:51 2019-06-04

Cyber defense firm Cybereason raises $200 million from Japan's Softbank U.S.-Israeli cyber security provider Cybereason said on Tuesday it raised $200 million from Japan's Softbank and its affiliates, bringing the company closer to an initial public offering....
19:00 2019-08-06

Blackstone-backed home automation company to merge with SoftBank unit Vivint Smart Home Inc, a home automation company backed by Blackstone Group, on Monday agreed to merge with a company funded by a unit of Japan's SoftBank Corp to create a firm with an enterprise valu...
14:51 2019-09-16

SoftBank brand Ymobile to delay launch of Huawei P30 Lite phone Japanese telco SoftBank Corp's low-cost mobile brand Ymobile said on Wednesday it would delay the launch of Huawei P30 Lite smartphone, following the imposition of trade restrictions on the Chinese ma...
15:00 2019-05-22

Suzuki, Mazda, Subaru Join Toyota-Softbank Self-Drive Venture Suzuki, Mazda, Subaru Corp, Isuzu Motors Ltd and Toyota's compact car unit Daihatsu will each invest 57.1 million yen ($530,620) in the venture - dubbed Monet...
08:51 2019-07-01

SoftBank ‎Vision Fund eyes delivery start-up Glovo The world's largest technology investment fund is targeting the purchase of a substantial stake in Glovo‎, a Spanish online delivery start-up which competes with Deliveroo and Uber Eats....
23:00 2019-07-08

Masayoshi Son's optimism — and lack of challengers — led SoftBank to overvalue WeWork, sources say At one point, Son's optimism about WeWork was countered by dissenting voices, such as Nikesh Arora and Alok Sama, according to people familiar with the matter....
23:34 2019-09-25

Collective Health secures $205 million in funding led by SoftBank Vision Fund Collective Health, which makes software for companies to pay workers' health costs directly, said on Monday it had raised $205 million in new funding led by SoftBank Group Corp's Vision Fund....
14:34 2019-06-17

Poland: More aligned to US than to European partners? Donald Trump will not be taking part in commemorations to mark the 80th anniversary of the start of World War II. But Warsaw hopes visiting US envoys will still want to talk about strengthening NATO's...
06:34 2019-08-31

Megatron partners in marijuana-for-CTE research Former Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson and his business partner, ex-NFL lineman Rob Sims, have partnered with Harvard to research the benefits of medical marijuana for CTE and pain management....
12:34 2019-08-16

Nearly all of the NBA's Chinese partners have cut ties with the league Out of the 13 Chinese businesses listed as official partners listed on the NBA China website, 11 have distanced themselves from the sports league amid escalating tensions between China and the NBA....
17:51 2019-10-09

Ring partners with 400 police departments The video doorbell company Ring is working with more than 400 US police departments to streamline their access to user videos, the company announced on Wednesday....
03:34 2019-08-31

SoftBank Corp first-quarter profit climbs 4% as mobile user numbers grow Japanese telco SoftBank Corp said on Monday its operating profit in the quarter ended June rose 4%, in line with estimates, as the number of mobile users grew....
11:34 2019-08-05

First stop Southeast Asia: SoftBank, Toyota's autonomous car venture heads overseas The self-driving car joint venture of SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor plans to begin operating in Southeast Asia next year, in its first overseas foray, its chief executive said on Tuesday....
14:51 2019-06-11

SoftBank-Backed Real Estate Broker Compass Hit by High-Level Exits As We tries to regroup after its CEO’s abrupt departure, another real-estate tech company backed by SoftBank is facing an upper-ranks exodus: the seven-year old New York-based brokerage Compass....
08:00 2019-09-26

SoftBank's 'capital as a weapon' strategy is huge challenge for boards, Bill Gurley says Price competition fueled by SoftBank's investments makes for "one of the toughest things a board has ever had to analyze," Benchmark's Bill Gurley said....
21:34 2019-09-10

SoftBank leads financing round in Brazilian home goods retailer MadeiraMadeira Japan's SoftBank Group Corp has led a $110 million financing round for Brazilian online home goods platform MadeiraMadeira, according to a statement on Tuesday....
11:17 2019-09-17

SoftBank group to invest $500 million in venture capital funds in Latin America Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is planning to invest $500 million in venture capital funds in Latin America, its managing partner in Brazil, Andre Maciel, said on Friday....
22:51 2019-10-11

Nikkei down as trade woes, strong yen hurt; SoftBank Group extends losses Japan's Nikkei fell on Tuesday morning as festering trade tensions and a stronger yen hurt sentiment while extended losses for index-heavy SoftBank Group added to the overall pressure on the market....
07:17 2019-06-04

CORRECTED-Japan's SoftBank makes bet to challenge Brazil's concentrated banking sector Japan's SoftBank Group Corp has led a $231 million new financing round for Brazilian lending platform Creditas, valuing it at $750 million and funding a future expansion to other Latin American countr...
09:34 2019-07-11

Huawei: U.S. blacklisting more partners 'politically motivated' Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies has slammed the U.S. government for a decision to add 46 more affiliates to a blacklist it says is "politically motivated."...
23:00 2019-08-20

Impossible or Beyond: U.S. restaurants find partners to go vegan The world's largest burger chain McDonald's Corp said on Thursday it would test a plant-based meat product with Beyond Meat patties in Canada, joining several other chains looking to serve vegan cus...
22:34 2019-09-26

Boeing partners with Porsche on electric flying car U.S. planemaker Boeing Co said on Thursday it was working with Volkswagen's sports car brand, Porsche, to develop a concept electric flying vehicle capable of transporting people in urban settings....
19:51 2019-10-10

ProSieben streaming JV to go live, partners with Facebook German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 Media will launch its streaming joint venture with Discovery Inc, on June 18, with a premium version planned to go live in the coming winter, CEO Max Conze said on We...
07:17 2019-06-13

Google Photos partners with CVS and Walmart for prints No. 1 photo sharing site, with over 1 billion users monthly, looking to expand its reach with analog prints. Adding new share tools to relive memories.       ...
20:34 2019-09-12

Many teen girls pressured by partners to get pregnant (Reuters Health) - Nearly one in eight sexually active teen girls are pressured by their partners to have unprotected sex and try to conceive when they don't want a baby, a U.S. study suggests....
00:34 2019-07-12

Porsche Flying Car On The Cards As It Partners With Boeing Boeing, Porsche and Boeing subsidiary Aurora Flight Sciences are also developing a concept for a fully electric vertical takeoff and landing vehicle....
14:51 2019-10-14

Porsche partners with Boeing on electric flying car Boeing Co is was working with Volkswagen’s sports car brand, Porsche, to develop a concept electric flying vehicle capable of transporting people in urban settings, the company said on Thursday. Boein...
23:17 2019-10-10

Salesforce launches Einstein Analytics for Partners Salesforce introduced features to its partner relationship management product aimed at removing friction by "delivering intelligent insights" to partners.Read More...
08:00 2019-07-18

Hostinger partners with Flock for business email The web hosting provider Hostinger has announced a new partnership with the business productivity app maker Flock to improve the efficiency and productivity of its customers with a new business email ...
08:00 2019-09-27

VW ends self-driving Aurora tie-up after startup partners with FCA Volkswagen has ended its partnership with self-driving car software firm Aurora two days after the Silicon Valley startup said it would build autonomous platforms for commercial vehicles with Fiat Chr...
00:17 2019-06-12

Italy's M5S: From League allies to Democratic partners The Five Star Movement is about to get its second chance to govern, this time in a coalition with the Democratic Party. The loosely defined populists have struggled to carve out a profile for themselv...
01:34 2019-08-30

Regulators Have Doubts About Facebook Cryptocurrency. So Do Its Partners. The social media company said it had signed 27 partners to its Libra project. But executives at some of those companies said they were approaching it warily....
21:01 2019-06-27

New app hopes to set up young hotties with older partners Looking to meet the old man of your dreams? There’s now an app for that. Called Gaper, the free app specializes in setting up relationships with an age gap. So you, too, could find your next mat...
01:00 2019-08-09

SoftBank-backed lender OakNorth doubles staff, inks deal with NIBC Bank British financial technology firm OakNorth has signed a five-year deal to provide its credit analysis and monitoring platform to Dutch lender NIBC Bank NV [NIBC.AS], OakNorth said on Tuesday in its fi...
10:34 2019-07-02

Consumer Confidence Rises American optimism about the economy continued to recover in May, following a dip earlier this year during the government shutdown, according to a monthly barometer of consumers’ mood....
19:51 2019-05-28

TripAdvisor CEO on the Fed and Consumer Health CNBC's Seema Mody sat down with TripAdvisor CEO Stephen Kaufer at the Skift Global Forum in New York City. He discussed the Fed, the health of the consumer and where he's seeing weakness in ...
21:17 2019-09-18

U.S. Consumer Sentiment Dropped in May U.S. household sentiment fell at the end of May from the previous reading earlier this month as consumers absorbed the impact of renewed trade tensions....
19:17 2019-05-31

Mass protests in Spain after 19 women are murdered by partners ‘Feminist emergency’ demonstrations follow series of high-profile rape casesProtesters will take to the streets of more than 250 towns and cities across Spain on Friday to declare a “feminist emergenc...
12:51 2019-09-20

Will Empower, Not Undermine Partners, Says PM Modi In Male: Top Quotes Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the Maldives Parliament on his first foreign visit since he took office for the second time. After a grand welcome in Male, PM Modi met Maldives President....
21:51 2019-06-08

Toyota partners with AI startup to design robots to help at home Toyota Motor Corp. has designs on making robot helpers for your home, and has enlisted a Japanese startup that specializes in artificial intelligence to jumpstart its plan....
08:34 2019-08-08

Sycamore Partners lowers Chico's offer to $3 per share Private equity firm Sycamore Partners said in a regulatory filing on Wednesday that it had lowered its offer for Chico's Fas Inc to $3 per share in cash because of the U.S. retailer's deteriorating fi...
20:51 2019-06-19

One China stock to buy and one to avoid as tensions cool, according to MKM Partners Chinese stocks are bouncing back hard after five straight weeks of losses. MKM Partners' JC O'Hara sees one name on the verge of a major breakout, and another ready to break down....
03:34 2019-08-28

All of the NBA's official Chinese partners have suspended ties with the league All of the NBA's official Chinese partners have suspended ties with the league as it grapples with the fallout from a team manager's controversial tweet about Hong Kong....
22:17 2019-10-09

Brazil's brMalls partners with MercadoLibre for online sales - CEO Brazilian malls operator brMalls struck a partnership with Argentina's online marketplace MercadoLibre Inc to connect malls to e-commerce, an executive said on Friday....
14:34 2019-08-10

Mail.Ru and partners team up with Alipay for Russian payment JV Russian internet company Mail.Ru said on Wednesday it had agreed a joint venture with Alipay, the mobile payments arm of Alibaba Group, along with the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and two oth...
13:51 2019-10-09

Facebook Scrambles to Keep Libra on Track as Partners Waver Visa, Mastercard and other partners that signed on to help build and maintain the Libra payments network are reconsidering their involvement after backlash from U.S. and European government officials....
20:00 2019-10-02

Aurora partners with Fiat Chrysler over self-driving tech Self-driving car software startup Aurora said on Sunday it would partner with Fiat Chrysler to build autonomous platforms for commercial vehicles, the latest collaboration with an automaker for the fa...
06:51 2019-06-10

Malaysia's Maxis partners Huawei for 5G roll-out next year Malaysia's Maxis Bhd said it has signed an agreement with China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to launch a fifth-generation (5G) telecommunications network in the Southeast Asian nation when the technol...
17:34 2019-10-04

Coles partners with Microsoft to transform its business for the future Under the partnership, Coles is building an enterprise data platform in Azure to bolster its analytics capabilities and enable the use of artificial intelligence to drive innovation through its supply...
03:00 2019-07-09

Ford partners with VW on electric vehicles, self-driving cars Ford and Volkswagen AG will expand their alliance to include electric vehicles and collaborate with Argo AI to develop self-driving vehicles, the companies announced Friday....
00:51 2019-07-13

Salvini vows to unite EU populists, lacks willing partners MILAN (AP) — Italy’s victorious right-wing leader, Matteo Salvini, says the European elections have created “a new geography” of anti-elite sentiment in the EU. But it is far from ce...
13:00 2019-05-28

Toys R Us partners with Candytopia to woo shoppers back with new experiences The Candytopia and Toys R Us partnership will open in late October in Chicago and Atlanta. The exhibits will stay open through the 2019 holidays, before moving on to different locations....
17:17 2019-09-19

Vista Equity Partners purchases Acquia in $1bn acquisition Vista Equity Partners has purchased the web content management and digital experience platform (DXP) company Acquia in a deal valued at $1bn.The private equity firm has a penchant for acquiring tech c...
03:34 2019-09-25

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba partners with Salesforce Alibaba recently became the exclusive seller of Salesforce's cloud-based customer relationship management software suite in the Greater China region.       ...
18:34 2019-07-31

UPDATE 1-Sycamore Partners lowers Chico's offer to $350 mln Private equity firm Sycamore Partners disclosed in a regulatory filing on Wednesday that it had lowered its offer for Chico's Fas Inc to $350 million in cash, because of the U.S. women's apparel retai...
20:51 2019-06-19

56% drop in illegal crossings credited to foreign ‘partners’ The 56% drop in illegal border crossings since a peak in May is being credited in large part to efforts in Central America, especially Mexico, to team up with the Trump administration to curb the flow...
20:00 2019-09-09

Indigo Partners to acquire 50 A321XLR jets from Airbus Indigo Partners, the private equity firm of veteran low-cost airline investor Bill Franke, agreed on Wednesday to acquire 50 of the new long-range version of Airbus' A321neo jet....
12:34 2019-06-19

Dozen Goldman partners could possibly exit by 2019-end: WSJ As many as a dozen partners at Goldman Sachs Group Inc are negotiating an exit from the bank and are likely to leave by the end of 2019, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday....
06:00 2019-09-05

Told you so: Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency is a bad idea (and now its partners know it, too) Opinion: Is Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency experiencing an extinction-level event? It's not like we (and many others) didn't predict something like this might happen. Here's what's going wrong as the...
16:17 2019-10-14

Sycamore Partners lowers Chico's offer to $350 million Private equity firm Sycamore Partners disclosed in a regulatory filing on Wednesday that it has lowered its offer for Chico's FAS to $350 million in cash because of the US women's apparel re...
04:34 2019-06-20

Comcast partners with Charter, Cox to advance targeted advertising U.S. cable provider Comcast Corp on Tuesday launched a program to further develop an advertising strategy that better targets audiences, as the TV industry looks to lure more advertisers away from dig...
07:00 2019-06-18

China Ready To Share 5G Technology With Partners, Says Xi Jinping China President Xi Jinping said on Friday that China was ready to share its expertise, including on 5G technology, with partner countries. "China is ready to share technological inventions with all......
17:51 2019-06-07

JAB Holdings looks to raise up to $8 bln for more consumer deals -FT European conglomerate JAB Holdings plans to raise as much as $8 billion from investors to further its consumer sector acquisitions, including expansion of presence in pet care and veterinary clinics, ...
06:34 2019-08-26

Facebook to Boost Consumer Advertising Facebook may more than double its global advertising spending as it aims to rebuild trust after a series of privacy missteps and other controversies dented the social-networking giant’s reputation....
14:17 2019-06-14

RBI Revises Consumer Inflation Forecast In its first bi-monthly policy for FY20 in April, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had forecast the retail inflation to be hovering in the range of 2.9-3 per cent for six months till September....
12:17 2019-06-06

U.S. Consumer Prices Edged Higher in May U.S. consumer prices inched up in May, held down by a decline in energy prices. Gasoline prices post a decline, after three months of strong increases....
15:00 2019-06-12

US consumer spending jumps in July Consumer spending in the United States surged in July, according to new data released Friday, suggesting American households are playing a crucial role in ensuring economic expansion continues....
07:00 2019-08-31

Samsung’s First 8K Consumer TV Is Impressive—But Not Because of Its Resolution I bought my first 4K TV last year, and many of my family and friends still haven’t made the jump. But despite 4K’s infancy, Samsung has already released the first consumer-ready 8K display, known as ...
08:34 2019-05-24

US consumer confidence dips in August The Conference Board cautioned that if the recent escalation in the trade tensions between China and United States persists, consumer expectations will likely dampen....
03:34 2019-08-28

Consumer spending edges up 0.1% in August Consumer spending, a key driver of the U.S. economy, grew modestly in August amid the protracted trade war with China and slowing of the global economy....
07:00 2019-09-28

US consumer borrowing up $17.5 billion in April WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer borrowing accelerated in April to the fastest pace in five months as a rebound in credit card usage offset slower demand for auto and student loans. The Federal Reserve says...
21:34 2019-06-07

Via partners with BusBot to launch autonomous bus trial in New South Wales Ride-sharing startup Via will launch a driverless shuttle program in New South Wales, Australia, in partnership with local bus operator Busways.Read More...
21:01 2019-07-11

Echo Fox co-owner sues team partners over fraud claims The tumult at Echo Fox isn't subsiding any time soon. The esports team's co-owner Rick Fox has sued business partners Amit Raizada and Stratton Sclavos over allegations of both fraud as well...
19:51 2019-10-06

WHO partners with Facebook to stop the spread of inaccurate vaccine information The World Health Organization said the spread of inaccurate vaccine information is "a major threat to global health that could reverse decades of progress made in tackling preventable diseases."...
05:34 2019-09-06

Kia Motors India Partners With Vodafone Idea For UVO Connected Car Tech Vodafone Idea's eSIM expertise in the automotive Internet of Things (IoT) will help Kia Motors power the UVO connected car tech via an eSIM on the Seltos and other future cars....
02:17 2019-10-08

Turkey masses forces on border with Syria, leaving the US between 2 key partners Turkish forces massed along the Syrian border on Tuesday ahead of a long-expected invasion of Kurdish-held territories in the Syria's northern region, multiple sources reported....
23:17 2019-10-08

German conservative boss warns coalition partners on Europe The woman in pole position to succeed Angela Merkel as chancellor warned her junior coalition partners against blocking the appointment of a German to head the European Commission, saying this would p...
23:00 2019-07-07

More Trouble For Zomato As Delivery Partners Protest Over Change In Pay Structure Delivery executives of the online food delivery giant Zomato started a massive protest across Mumbai and Bengaluru over company's revised pay and incentive structure that might hurt their earnings....
23:51 2019-09-17

Volvo Cars Partners With POC To Develop Safer Helmets For Cyclists Volvo Cars are one of the pioneers in the development of safer modern cars and the Swedish carmaker is now coming up with something innovative to take the safety quotient one step ahead. It is......
18:51 2019-06-03

NASA picks first commercial landing partners for return to the Moon NASA has edged one step closer to fulfilling its dreams of returning to the Moon. The agency has chosen its first three commercial Moon landing service providers, each of which will carry NASA-supplie...
22:17 2019-05-31

Dallas Mavericks player Boban Marjanovic partners with Big Blanket Co. Dallas Mavericks center Boban Marjanovic, one of the NBA's tallest players at 7 feet 3 inches, is reuniting with a former teammate to sell oversized blankets....
01:17 2019-10-12

Highfields spinoff Solel Partners to start trading later this year Solel Partners is expected to start trading with more than $400 million in capital later this year, after the new hedge fund received commitments from pensions, endowments and the founders' former......
19:51 2019-06-20

UPDATE 1-Comcast partners with Charter, Cox to advance targeted advertising U.S. cable provider Comcast Corp on Tuesday launched a program to further develop an advertising strategy that better targets audiences, as the TV industry looks to lure more advertisers away from dig...
23:34 2019-06-18

Vodafone Idea Partners With Revolt For Providing 4G IoT Connectivity Solutions Vodafone Idea is one of the leading telecommunications service providers and it has partnered with Revolt Intellicorp to offer 4G IoT connectivity solutions on the RV 400 smart-electric bike....
02:51 2019-10-11

MG Motor India Partners With Delta Electronics To Set Up EV Charing Infrastructure We'd already told you that MG Motor India will be launching the e-ZS electric car in the country very soon and as part of its commitment to developing the ecosystem for EVs in India, the company today...
17:00 2019-08-29

Linden Lab’s Sansar partners with Monstercat to bring live music into VR Sansar, the social virtual reality platform built by Linden Lab, has partnered with electronic music label Monstercat, to bring live music into VR.Read More...
14:51 2019-07-01

Eurosport partners EuroLeague Basketball and StubHub join forces "EuroLeague Basketball and StubHub – two key partners of Eurosport – have announced a new partnership that will see StubHub become the official ticketing partner, official fan-to-fan marketplace, and ...
18:34 2019-05-21

KFC partners with Beyond Meat to test plant-based nuggets, wings Yum Brands Inc said on Monday it will be testing Beyond Meat Inc's plant-based chicken nuggets and boneless wings at an Atlanta KFC restaurant, the latest fast-food chain trying new options to attra...
22:00 2019-08-26

Postman raises $50 million to deliver its API collaboration platform to more partners Postman announced today that it has closed a $50 million round of venture capital to continue product development while reaching more enterprise customers.Read More...
15:34 2019-06-19

Jet Airways' Former Partners, Rivals Scramble To Fill Capacity Void In Jet Airways' absence, cash-strapped Air India is the only Indian carrier that operates wide-body jets capable of non-stop flights to Europe and the US, although Vistara has 6 Boeing Co 787s on......
11:34 2019-06-03

Microsoft is axing internal use rights for its products for its reseller partners Microsoft is discontinuing internal use rights for product licenses, as well as cutting previously included on-premises support incidents provided to its reseller partners....
19:34 2019-07-06

Serena Williams Highlights How Abusers Use Money to Violate Their Partners Earlier this summer, following a disappointing loss at the Wimbledon finals, Serena Williams told reporters, “The day I stop fighting for equality and for people that look like you and me will be the ...
04:00 2019-08-24

Japanese partners not left in the dark on Renault talks with FCA, Mitsubishi says The Japanese partners of Renault SA have not been left in the dark by the automaker over its merger talks with Fiat Chrysler, the chairman of Mitsubishi Motors Corp said on Wednesday....
18:00 2019-05-29

Federal Judge Grants Platinum Partners Co-Founder New Trial A federal judge in New York on Friday granted a new trial to Mark Nordlicht, the co-founder of defunct hedge fund Platinum Partners who was convicted of fraud earlier this year....
11:34 2019-09-28

Startup Aurora Partners With FCA to Develop Autonomous Commercial Vehicles Earlier this year, Aurora Innovation, a self-driving startup, raised over half a billion dollars from investors. It looks like the company is still doing okay, as Aurora announced yesterday that they...
22:17 2019-06-10

Tamar partners in talks to amend Israel Electric gas deal A number of partners in the Tamar natural gas field off Israel's coast have offered utility Israel Electric (IEC) a discount on a new gas supply deal....
16:00 2019-09-24

U.S. football fans will have to wait for official sports betting partners As football fans get ready for the start of the National Football League season on Sept. 5, they may think the league will finally endorse a legal U.S. sports betting operator....
04:34 2019-08-28

Tariff wars: Duties imposed by Trump and U.S. trading partners U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would impose a 10% tariff on the remaining $300 billion of Chinese imports starting Sept. 1, after negotiators failed to make progress in U.S.-China tra...
05:51 2019-08-02

Samsung asks partners to stockpile Japanese components: source South Korea's Samsung Electronics has sent letters to local partners urging them to stockpile more Japanese components in case Tokyo expands its export restrictions, a source with knowledge of the ma...
14:51 2019-07-18

Vista Equity Partners lines up binding bid for Kantar - sources Private equity fund Vista Equity Partners has emerged as one of four U.S. bidders vying for a majority stake in WPP's data analytics firm Kantar, two sources close to the deal told Reuters....
18:17 2019-05-22

Toyota to develop hydrogen fuel cars with Chinese partners FAW, GAC Toyota Motor plans to launch hydrogen fuel-cell car models with its China partners Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAC) and FAW Group [SASACJ.UL], as the Japanese automaker tries to boost its presence in ...
18:00 2019-09-26

Huawei Feels U.S. Squeeze in U.K., Japan as Partners Curb Business Chip designer Arm is suspending business with Huawei and major mobile-phone carriers in Japan and the U.K. are holding off on new Huawei phones in the face of U.S. restrictions on the Chinese company....
20:17 2019-05-22

Nasdaq, PJT Partners team up for private equity data venture Investment bank PJT Partners and stock exchange operator Nasdaq Inc said on Tuesday they had agreed a partnership to provide data and technology to the opaque market of selling interests in private eq...
12:34 2019-09-24

How 3PL providers can thrive in light of their changing relationship with retail partners This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence,Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscriber...
11:17 2019-07-13

Consumer confidence falls sharply in September This was the biggest drop in nine months, and September's reading marks the largest shortfall relative to the economists' expectations since 2010....
23:34 2019-09-24

The US consumer is keeping the economy from tanking and will get another boost from the Fed American consumers are flexing their muscles, and that's helping to save the economy from even slower growth as it faces what could be a protracted trade war....
23:00 2019-07-16

Strength in U.S. Consumer Spending Drives Economy U.S. households ramped up their spending in July, providing reassurance that the economy’s decadelong expansion continued to roll despite slowing factory activity and global growth....
21:34 2019-08-30

Target CEO: US consumer confidence 'remains strong' Target CEO Brian Cornell still thinks the U.S. consumer is strong and spending. Target's latest quarterly results showed the big-box retailer is benefiting from that....
16:34 2019-08-21

Strong consumer spending seen underpinning U.S. economy U.S. consumer spending increased solidly in July as households bought a range of goods and services, which could further allay financial market fears of a recession, but the strong pace of consumption...
18:34 2019-08-30

Craft Brewers Lighten Up and Take Aim at the ‘Sweaty Consumer’ Smaller breweries are responding to the demands of consumers more concerned with health and active lifestyles than they are with hops or high alcohol content....
20:34 2019-05-26

U.S. consumer spending, inflation rise moderately in May U.S. consumer spending increased moderately in May and prices rose slightly, pointing to slowing economic growth and benign inflation pressures, which could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to cut ...
16:00 2019-06-28

Consumer Inflation At 10-Month High Of 3.21% In August Thursday's data also meant consumer inflation came in below the Reserve Bank of India's medium-term target of 4 per cent for the thirteenth month in a row....
16:34 2019-09-12

Consumer price index increases 0.1 percent The nation's consumer price index inched up 0.1 percent in May on a seasonally adjusted basis, slowing from April when it rose 0.3 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Wednesday....
17:17 2019-06-12

US consumer sentiment ticks up slightly in July The University of Michigan's preliminary print on its consumer sentiment index ticked up to 98.4, from 98.2 in June. Economists polled by Refinitiv expected the preliminary read on July consumer ...
18:17 2019-07-19

Consumer Inflation Picks Up To 3.05% In May, Highest In 7 Months The latest set of inflation data comes days after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) reduced the repo rate - the key interest rate at which it lends short-term funds to commercial banks - to a nine-year....
19:00 2019-06-12

It’s possible to monetize data while respecting consumer privacy — here’s how Murky policies, tricky wordings, and sneaky assumptions about consent… these are just a few of the shifty tactics being used by companies to learn all about us. With more and more businesses realizing...
15:00 2019-09-13

Water supply failures up as consumer use increases Disruption to domestic water supplies has risen by a fifth in two years and billions of litres of water are being lost through leaky pipework, according to a report....
14:00 2019-09-13

Strong consumer spending propping up U.S. economy U.S. consumer spending increased solidly in July as households bought a range of goods and services, which could further allay financial market fears of a recession, but the strong pace of consumption...
21:34 2019-08-30

US consumer debt surges to record highs America has a shocking new “savings and loan” crisis. Consumer debt is surging to record highs, fueled by rising mortgage debt, student loans and a binge on credit card use. And more Americans are fla...
19:00 2019-07-14

Consumer Performance Test April 2019 AV-Comparatives released their latest Performance Test Report for consumer security products under Microsoft Windows 10. 16 consumer products were tested regarding their impact on system performance. ...
14:32 2019-05-21

Trade Jitters Dent Consumer Sentiment U.S. household sentiment dropped to a seven-month low in August, as consumers took fright from the implications of trade uncertainties and the Federal Reserve’s recent rate cut....
20:34 2019-08-16

iPhone 11 Pro Max is now the top-rated phone by Consumer Reports Two weeks after the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max launched, Consumer Reports has named the most expensive model the best phone on the market. And just to drive home the publication&r...
04:17 2019-10-06

Ricoh’s Theta Z1 is the first truly premium consumer 360 camera Ricoh has a well-earned good reputation when it comes to building smart, technically excellent photographic equipment — including the almost legendary Ricoh GR series of pocketable APS-C cameras...
03:51 2019-09-20

AT&T declares itself ‘world leader’ in 5G despite 0 consumer devices AT&T is pounding its chest as a leader in 5G, even though average consumers haven't even been able to test its network in the United States.Read More...
00:34 2019-06-07

US consumer spending, prices rise moderately U.S. consumer spending and prices rose moderately in June, pointing to slower economic growth and benign inflation that could see the Fed cutting rates for the first time in a decade....
18:51 2019-07-31

Labour to end energy consumer 'rip-off' and renationalise network Jeremy Corbyn and Rebecca Long-Bailey will say heat and electricity are a human rightLabour will announce plans on Thursday to seize back control of Britain’s energy network from private shareholders ...
00:34 2019-05-22

April Consumer Spending Remains Solid U.S. households spent at a slower but still solid pace in April, suggesting consumers can help extend an already decadelong expansion amid signs economic momentum is easing....
19:17 2019-05-31

Investors look for consumer pressure ahead of next tariffs As President Donald Trump prepares to slap new tariffs on Chinese imports, investors are bracing for signs of pressure on U.S. consumers as top retailers begin reporting quarterly results next week an...
16:34 2019-08-10

France to ban destruction of unsold consumer products More than €650m worth of new goods destroyed or thrown away each year, says PMFrance’s prime minister has announced a crackdown on the destruction of unsold or returned consumer products, a move that ...
22:17 2019-06-04

EV Deadline May Create Consumer Discontent: TVS Chairman TVS Motor Company Chairman Venu Srinivasan has now voiced concerns over the government's proposed deadline to replace all internal combustion engine two-wheelers and three-wheelers with electric......
20:34 2019-06-10

EV fees punitive to EV drivers, Consumer Reports says State legislators see special annual electric vehicle fees as a solution for lost gasoline tax revenue that they say stems from having more EVs on the road....
12:34 2019-09-11

SoftBank could reportedly take control of WeWork at a valuation below $10 billion as the embattled office rental company seeks bailout options WeWork WeWork's options to avoid running out of cash could include a SoftBank financing deal that would give the Japanese company — WeWork's largest investor — control of the office renta...
03:51 2019-10-14

Emirates' Etihad partners with Swiss blockchain platform Winding Tree Etihad Airways, the United Arab Emirates' national carrier, said on Thursday it has teamed up with open-source travel platform Winding Tree to explore using blockchain to distribute products and servi...
08:34 2019-08-09

U.N. urges sanctions on Myanmar army businesses, says foreign partners could be complicit United Nations investigators urged world leaders on Monday to impose targeted financial sanctions on companies linked to the military in Myanmar, and said foreign firms doing business with them could ...
16:17 2019-08-05

UPDATE 2-China's Luckin partners with Louis Dreyfus to launch juices China's Luckin Coffee Inc and International commodity merchant Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC) plan to develop a juice business, as the coffee chain expands into new drink categories in its battle with St...
15:00 2019-09-26

Uber partners with BBVA, Mastercard to offer debit cards in Mexico Uber Technologies Inc. is partnering with bank BBVA and payments processor Mastercard to launch a debit card for drivers in Mexico, an Uber executive said on Tuesday....
18:00 2019-07-02

NGL Energy Partners actively looking to expand Delaware basin water business -CEO U.S. pipeline operator NGL Energy Partners LP is looking to expand its position in its growing water solutions business in the Delaware Basin, and sees one or two attractive assets remaining in the la...
19:00 2019-08-08

UPDATE 1-Nasdaq, PJT Partners team up for private equity secondary venture Investment bank PJT Partners and stock exchange operator Nasdaq Inc said on Tuesday they had agreed on a partnership to provide data and technology to the opaque market of selling interests in private...
16:00 2019-09-24

NASA selects first commercial partners for 2024 Artemis moon landing NASA selected the first companies to deliver payloads to the moon today as part of the Artemis project to return human to the lunar surface by 2024.Read More...
23:17 2019-05-31

Facebook code allowed partners 'continued data access' despite shutdown Facebook is embroiled in yet another data privacy debacle even as it's settling with the government over past actions. In a statement acknowledging its FTC settlement, the company revealed that ...
19:51 2019-07-24

Blackstone weighs Cheniere Energy Partners stake sale: Bloomberg Blackstone Group Inc is considering selling its stake in LNG producer Cheniere Energy Inc's limited partnership seven years after investing about $1.5 billion, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing p...
22:17 2019-07-22

Finland's coalition partners agree on tax hikes worth 700 million: media The five Finnish parties in talks on forming a government after an election five weeks ago have agreed on tax hikes worth at least 700 million euros ($783 million), Finland's largest daily Helsingin S...
00:00 2019-05-24

Talos Energy, partners give up oil contract at Mexico's Gulf -sources A consortium led by Talos Energy and Premier Oil has given up a Mexican oil contract in the Gulf of Mexico's shallow waters due to lack of commercial discovery, three sources with knowledge of the mat...
21:00 2019-10-02

Italy’s Prime Minister Delivers Ultimatum to Warring Coalition Partners Giuseppe Conte told the populist government’s battling coalition partners that if they didn’t stop paralyzing the government, he would quit and bring the government down with him....
03:01 2019-06-04

Airbnb Partners With 23andMe to Make It Easier for People to Get In Touch With Their Roots or Something Airbnb and DNA-testing company 23andMe announced on Tuesday the two companies have partnered to help people “connect with their ancestry” through a heritage travel program.Read more......
05:34 2019-05-22

Jury finds Platinum Partners founder guilty in fraud trial Mark Nordlicht, the founder of defunct hedge fund firm Platinum Partners, was found guilty on Tuesday of defrauding bondholders of an oil exploration company Platinum controlled, but cleared of charge...
20:51 2019-07-09

Zaw Thet leaves Signia Venture Partners to run AI-driven Exer for fitness Zaw Thet, of Signia Venture Partners, has stepped down to launch Exer, an artificial intelligence mobile technology platform for the fitness industry.Read More...
17:34 2019-05-29

Browns' Odell Beckham Jr. partners with Swedish watchmaker Daniel Wellington After wearing an expensive Richard Mille watch during an NFL game, Cleveland Browns star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is partnering with Swedish watchmaker Daniel Wellington....
05:17 2019-09-19

Private equity: The inside story of Equis and its partners’ $800 million bounty When renewables private equity group Equis Energy was sold to GIP for $5 billion – $3.7 billion of it equity – investors walked away with well over double their initial investment. The founders of Equ...
02:17 2019-10-09

A brutal dictator, warring US partners, and a former al-Qaeda branch: Here's who controls Syria now Reuters Who controls which parts of Syria has changed dramatically since the civil war began in 2011. While Kurdish forces control a large swath of northeastern Syria, a Turkish incursion threatens t...
02:17 2019-10-09

Inference Solutions partners with Pizza Hut Australia to answer calls with chatbots San Francisco-based Inference Solutions has teamed up with Pizza Hut Australia to deploy intelligent call center agents that route customers.Read More...
18:01 2019-07-10

Hyundai Motor Group Partners With MDGo For Vehicle Safety Systems The AI system is continually learning and refining its interpretation of different accident scenarios. This process of iterative enhancement is facilitated by hospitals inputting real data on......
20:34 2019-06-10

NFL partners with Jay-Z on Super Bowl halftime entertainment, social justice initiative The deal, which extends to other league entertainment events throughout the season, does not contain a provision for Jay-Z to perform at the Super Bowl....
11:00 2019-08-14

Morocco's Platinum Power partners with China's CFHEC on $300 mln hydropower project Renewable energy investor Platinum Power, minority-owned by U.S. private equity firm Brookstone Partners, has teamed up with China's CFHEC to build a $300 million hydropower plant in central Morocco, ...
19:34 2019-07-10

EESL Partners With Apollo Hospitals to Install Public Charging Stations Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture of PSUs under the Ministry of Power has announced its first partnership with the private sector. The world's largest public energy services.....
19:00 2019-08-18

Harley-Davidson Partners With Data Collection Agency To Improve Marketing Meshh, a data collection agency is collecting user behaviour data at motorcycling events to understand how attendees are engaging with the brand, and what areas of marketing Harley needs to focus on....
17:34 2019-07-04

BC Partners Nears Deal to Buy Security-Services Company Garda World Private-equity firm BC Partners is nearing a deal to buy a majority stake in Garda World Security, the largest privately owned security-services company in the world....
10:00 2019-07-23

Chase Just Added Emirates To Its List of Transfer Partners, Which Is Great For a Lot of Reasons With so many of our readers invested in Chase’s Ultimate Rewards ecosystem, any new transfer partner is big news, but the latest addition to the program is particularly noteworthy: Emirates Skywards....
18:00 2019-08-27

U.S. Navy says working with partners to defend free flow of commerce and navigation The U.S. Navy's Fifth Fleet said on Thursday it is working closely with the British Royal Navy as well as regional and global partners to preserve and defend the freedom of navigation, a day after thr...
00:34 2019-07-12

nreal unveils consumer and developer versions of its AR smartglasses First unveiled at CES this year, the nreal light augmented reality smartglasses are now available in both a consumer and developer edition.The company has managed to bring AR smartglasses to the masse...
00:17 2019-06-01

Consumer Product Safety Commission chairwoman stepping down Ann Marie Buerkle, acting chairwoman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, is withdrawing her nomination to continue running the agency.       ...
02:00 2019-06-19

Despite Reprieve, New Tariffs Will Hit Wide Range of Consumer Goods President Trump may have delayed tariffs on some Chinese goods to spare holiday shoppers, but consumers are likely to feel the pinch anyway, economists say....
20:34 2019-08-16

U.S. consumer sentiment unchanged in late July: UMich U.S. consumer sentiment held steady in late July from earlier in the month as optimism about personal finance offset uncertainties about the trade conflict between Washington and Beijing, a private su...
17:17 2019-08-02

Consumer watchdog agency shows one way to help improve your savings Research from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and H&R Block suggests consumers might save more of their tax refunds if they receive encouragement or a small financial incentive....
03:00 2019-09-04

Google pledges to use recycled materials for consumer devices SAN FRANCISCO – Alphabet Inc’s Google on Monday announced that it would neutralize carbon emissions from delivering consumer hardware by next year and include recycled plastic in each of its pro...
21:00 2019-08-06

P&G CEO says US consumer 'remains strong' despite global trade concerns Procter & Gamble's CEO tells CNBC the U.S. consumer "remains strong," after the company reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings that beat Wall Street expectations....
17:51 2019-07-31

Vote now in the TechRadar Mobile Choice Consumer Awards It's that time of the year again. It's time to crown the finest performers in the UK industry with the TechRadar Mobile Choice Consumer Awards 2019, and we need your help to narrow down our ...
13:00 2019-07-05

Takata airbag consumer restitution payout of $9.8M requested The special master overseeing the Takata restitution fund seeks court approval to award the first round of payments to 102 recipients claiming injury from a defective airbag inflator....
22:34 2019-08-09

U.S. Growth Propped Up by Consumer Spending, Corporate Profits Corporate profits turned around in the second quarter after a slowdown early in the year and consumer spending rose faster than previously thought. That helped fuel solid, though slower, economic grow...
19:00 2019-08-29

How direct-to-consumer brands can avoid startup purgatory The smartest direct-to-consumer companies are figuring out there is a better path to growth than relying strictly on venture capital funding.Read More...
23:51 2019-06-08

Consumer DNA testing has hit a lull — here's how it could capture the next wave of users experts speculate that the natural expiration of the early adopter wave and growing privacy concerns are to blame. But companies might be able to recover if they provide compelling medical reasons for...
19:34 2019-08-25

Consumer confidence in 737 Max jets 'going to take a while to come back,' says Delta CEO Ed Bastian As airlines extend cancellations of the Boeing 737 Max, Delta's CEO says it'll likely take longer than expected for the jets to return to service....
18:17 2019-06-12

Basketball: Australia consumer watchdog probing U.S. game Australia's consumer watchdog has launched an investigation into Thursday's basketball World Cup warmup game between the United States and Australia in Melbourne following hundreds of complaints from ...
22:34 2019-08-23

S.E.C. Adopts New Rules for Brokers That Consumer Advocates Say Are Toothless The advocates say the rules will let the brokerage industry market itself as always doing the right thing for customers, giving them a false sense of security....
23:00 2019-06-05

Marriott CEO on consumer confidence, the trade war impact on tourism and more The NYU Hospitality Conference is in full swing with industry leaders discussing the impact of tariffs on tourism and lodging among other topics. Arne Sorenson, president and CEO of Marriott Internati...
18:17 2019-06-03

Former OMB director says a halt in US consumer spending would bring on a recession Jim Nussle, a former Office of Management and Budget director, told CNBC that a strong U.S. consumer is the only thing keeping the country from recession....
02:00 2019-08-22

PepsiCo CFO Hugh Johnston: 'We don't see any sign of a consumer slowdown' in the US PepsiCo CFO Hugh Johnston said Tuesday on CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" that the company doesn't see any sign of a consumer slowdown in the U.S....
17:00 2019-07-09

Consumer Inflation Likely Rose In June, But Below RBI Target: Poll Another reading below the inflation target will likely support the RBI's decision last month to cut interest rates to boost economic growth that slowed to more than a four-year low in the......
17:00 2019-07-09

U.S. consumer confidence falls but only slightly despite trade fight U.S. consumer confidence fell less than expected in August, with households still upbeat about the labor market despite an escalation in trade tensions, which has cast a shadow over the longest econom...
21:34 2019-08-27

U.S. consumer spending slows; business investment weak U.S. consumer spending barely rose in August and business investment remained weak, suggesting the economy was losing momentum as trade tensions linger....
17:00 2019-09-27

The DeanBeat: Consumer VR is making snail-like — but steady — progress Consumer virtual reality is moving slowly. Some people like Mark Zuckerberg believe in it, while venture capitalists don't. Will the mass market arrive?Read More...
23:00 2019-09-27

Cooling U.S. consumer spending underscores risks to economy U.S. consumer spending barely rose in August and business investment remained subdued amid lingering trade tensions, prompting economists to slash their economic growth estimates for the third quarter...
19:34 2019-09-27

Consumer Malware Protection Test March 2019 We released our Consumer Malware Protection Test. Any samples that have not been detected e.g. on-access are executed on the test system. A false alarm test is also included....
14:32 2019-05-21

Is 15-Year High in Consumer Confidence Bullish for Stocks? The mainstream media always finds a "reason" for a trading day's stock market action. For example, as stocks were rising intraday on May 17, journalists cited the historically high May consumer confid...
01:01 2019-05-22

Fed's Clarida hails strong U.S. consumer but says risks remain The U.S. consumer sector is in excellent shape but risks to the economic outlook mean that the Federal Reserve will decide the course of interest rates from one meeting to the next, Fed Vice Chair Ric...
19:17 2019-09-20

Consumer agency elects new chairman with a surprise choice The current chairwoman, who is leaving at the end of October, said she felt it was important for the next acting agency head to “be the most experienced, most senior commissioner who has previously se...
15:34 2019-09-14

Forever 21 Bankruptcy Signals a Shift in Consumer Tastes The retailer fell victim to the eroding power of shopping malls and said it would cease operations in 40 countries and close up to 178 stores in the U.S....
10:34 2019-09-30

An Oil Price Surge Could Hurt Consumer Spending, and the Economy The spike in oil prices after the drone attacks in Saudi Arabia won’t start a recession. But a sustained surge in energy prices might have a bigger impact....
11:17 2019-09-17

Consumer Bureau’s Complaints Database Is ‘Here to Stay,’ Director Says Consumer advocates and industry groups had a rare moment of alignment over the future of the publicly available record of complaints brought to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau....
01:51 2019-09-19

Consumer Reports raises more questions about Tesla's Autopilot Consumer Reports said law enforcement representatives found that Tesla's Navigate on Autopilot "cut off cars without leaving enough space and surpassed other cars in ways that violate state laws."...
00:17 2019-05-23

How an Oil Price Surge Could Hurt Consumer Spending, and the Economy The spike in oil prices after the drone attacks in Saudi Arabia won’t start a recession. But a sustained surge in energy prices might have a bigger impact....
16:51 2019-09-17

U.S. consumer inflation muted; labor market tightening U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in September and underlying inflation retreated, supporting expectations the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates in October for the third time this year amid ri...
16:51 2019-10-10

Consumer Reports Calls Out Tesla's Smart Summon Hello and welcome to a new day, a new year. I hope you feel as though you are true to yourself, because there are a lot of car companies in need of some self-reflection today for The Morning Shift of ...
02:51 2019-10-11

Beware of Credit ‘Repair’ Companies, Consumer Watchdogs Say Anything these companies can do, people can do for themselves at no cost. Federal regulators recently filed suit against two of the biggest companies....
21:17 2019-05-22

Strong labor market boosts U.S. consumer confidence Consumer confidence jumped in May as households grew more upbeat about the labor market, suggesting the economy remained on solid ground despite signs that activity was slowing after being temporarily...
20:51 2019-05-28

Booking Holdings CEO on US-China trade war and the state of the consumer Glenn Fogel, Booking Holdings CEO, sits down with CNBC's Seema Mody to discuss the headwinds the travel industry is facing. They discuss consumer sentiment, China investments, U.S.-China trade wa...
21:17 2019-09-18

Delivery startup Rappi partners with Visa to offer pre-paid cards in Brazil Delivery startup Rappi is partnering with Visa Inc to offer a prepaid card linked to its digital wallet in Brazil, expanding the product's rollout from Mexico and Colombia, where Rappi was founded, ex...
08:17 2019-06-20

Porsha Williams Splits From Dennis McKinley: See More Dramatic Real Housewives Partners Porsha Williams' love story with Dennis McKinley has taken a turn. Earlier today, E! News learned that the Real Housewives of Atlanta stars had called it quits nearly eight months......
21:17 2019-06-20

Echo Fox partners fail in attempt to secure temporary restraining order against Rick Fox The former Los Angeles Laker has been one of the most prominent figures in the mainstreaming of competitive video gaming but has been in a bitter internal battle over the future of his esports franchi...
16:00 2019-08-24

Rick Fox Files Lawsuit Against Business Partners Alleging Fraud, Drug Use, Racism A civil complaint filed by Echo Fox co-owner Rick Fox on Monday details new allegations of fraud, deceptive business practices and racism against Echo Fox business partners that, he believes, merit ov...
02:34 2019-10-04

UPDATE 3-Uber partners with BBVA, Mastercard to offer debit cards in Mexico Uber Technologies Inc is partnering with bank BBVA and payments processor Mastercard to launch a debit card for drivers in Mexico, an Uber executive said on Tuesday, the company's latest gambit to pro...
20:17 2019-07-02

UPDATE 1-Regulators fine New York's BGC Partners $25 million for forex options fraud U.S. and New York regulators on Wednesday fined two units of BGC Partners Inc $25 million to settle charges their brokers concocted fake trades to fraudulently induce clients to transact in foreign ex...
21:00 2019-10-02

Louis Vuitton partners with Riot Games on League of Legends World Championship Louis Vuitton and Riot Games announced they will collaborate on the League of Legends World Championship that kicks off on October 2 and culminates in Paris on November 10.Read More...
20:34 2019-09-23

Collapsed Jet Airways' ex-partners, rivals scramble to fill India capacity void Former partners and rivals of Jet Airways Ltd are launching replacement routes and looking for new codeshare partners as they scramble to fill a lucrative gap left by the collapse of the India's once-...
04:34 2019-06-03

MG Motor India And Tech Partners Launch A New Developer And Grant Program For Startups MG Motor has launched a new program for startups which have some unique and innovative ideas and will be investing up to Rs. 25 lakh on selected startups....
23:00 2019-09-25

Ford Partners With Robots Maker Agility Robotics In Mobility Service Push Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it is partnering with walking robots maker Agility Robotics to assist self-driving delivery vans drop packages at the doorsteps of people's homes. Ford's move into......
18:34 2019-05-23

Japan removes South Korea from 'white list' of preferred trade partners Japan's cabinet decided Friday to remove South Korea from a "white list" of preferred trading partners, the latest move in a growing diplomatic dispute between the two countries over trade policies an...
17:17 2019-08-02

UPDATE 1-PDVSA partners fear reach of latest U.S. sanctions on Venezuela -sources Foreign joint venture partners with Venezuelan state-owned oil company PDVSA are concerned the latest set of U.S. sanctions on the South American country could disrupt their operations, three industry...
00:34 2019-08-15

Ten years on, crisis in Nigeria ‘far from over’; UN and humanitarian partners urge support for millions still affected Ten years after the start of a violent insurgency in north-east Nigeria plunged the country into a humanitarian crisis that is “still far from over”, the United Nations and its aid partners have under...
18:17 2019-08-01

Japan to remove South Korea from 'white list' of favored trade partners South Korea would be the first country to be removed from Japan's white list, which currently has 27 countries including Germany, Britain and the United States....
07:17 2019-08-02

Robert Khuzami, Prosecutor in Michael Cohen Case, Joins Guggenheim Partners As the No. 2 official in the United States attorney’s office in Manhattan, Mr. Khuzami supervised the prosecution of President Trump’s former lawyer over hush-money payments to two women....
22:34 2019-09-03

U.S. consumer inflation outlook rises for 1st time in three months: NY Fed survey U.S. consumers in June lifted their inflation expectations for the first time in three months, New York Fed data showed on Monday, reducing pressure on central bankers to cut rates significantly to su...
18:00 2019-07-08

Consumer Inflation Picks Up To 8-Month High Of 3.18% In June: 10 Points Consumer inflation picked up to 3.18 per cent in June, from 3.05 per cent in the previous month, government data showed on Friday. That marked the highest level of consumer inflation recorded since......
18:34 2019-07-12

WRAPUP 2-Moderate U.S. consumer spending, inflation support rate cut U.S. consumer spending increased moderately in May and prices rose slightly, pointing to slowing economic growth and benign inflation pressures, which could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to cut ...
19:17 2019-06-28

E-Cigarettes' Consumer Base Small, Ban Will Be Effective: Health Minister Bringing an ordinance to ban e-cigarettes was an urgency as vaping was turning into an epidemic among the youth and allowing such products would have seriously undermined the government's tobacco......
00:51 2019-10-07

Consumer Reports Call Tesla Automated Parking 'Glitchy' The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said last week it was looking into parking lot crashes of Tesla Model 3s trying to drive to owners under the Smart Summon feature....
13:51 2019-10-10

Tesla’s automated parking system slammed by Consumer Reports Consumer Reports slammed Tesla’s automated parking system in a new report Wednesday, saying the feature operates less like the tame “pet” described by CEO Elon Musk — and more “like a drunken or distr...
08:51 2019-10-10

Target recalls 90,000 USB cables that caused consumer finger burns Target received 14 reports of the cables smoking, sparking or igniting, including two reports of consumer finger burns. You can request a full refund.        ...
04:51 2019-05-30

U.S. consumer inflation outlook rises for first time in three months: NY Fed survey U.S. consumers in June lifted their inflation expectations for the first time in three months, New York Fed data showed on Monday, reducing pressure on central bankers to cut rates significantly to su...
21:51 2019-07-08

Consumer goods giant Unilever vows to slash use of plastic THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Consumer products giant Unilever, whose brands include Dove soaps and Lipton teas, said Monday it aims to halve its use of non-recycled plastics by 2025. The move, which appea...
00:51 2019-10-08

Consumer Reports calls Tesla automated parking 'glitchy' Tesla Inc's Smart Summon automated parking system is "glitchy" and only works intermittently, influential U.S. magazine Consumer Reports has said, adding to recent questions about the app-based featur...
17:51 2019-10-09

Concerns about personal finance are eating into consumer confidence in housing Consumer confidence in housing is weakening just as homes are becoming more affordable. The housing affordability rate is the second-best it's been in almost two years. CNBC's Diana Olick re...
19:51 2019-10-09

Upsie nabs $5M to build a direct-to-consumer warranty service Warranties for purchased products is a $40 billion annual market. But in in their current form, they are considered by some to be one of the bigger scams in the world of retail because they cost so mu...
22:00 2019-05-28

Salesforce launches manufacturing, consumer goods cloud platforms As part of its ongoing efforts to take on SAP and Oracle, Salesforce has launched clouds for manufacturing and consumer product goods (CPG) companies.The SaaS giant has been working to tailor its CRM ...
05:17 2019-09-17

U.S. housing market mired in weakness; consumer sentiment ebbs U.S. homebuilding fell for a third straight month in July amid a steep decline in the construction of multi-family housing units, but a jump in permits to a seven-month high offered hope for the strug...
21:00 2019-08-16

Conerns about personal finance are eating into consumer confidence in housing Consumer confidence in housing is weakening just as homes are becoming more affordable. The housing affordability rate is the second-best it's been in almost two years. CNBC's Diana Olick re...
07:51 2019-10-08

Tim Armstrong Makes Marketing Play to Serve Consumer Brands Former AOL chief Tim Armstrong is joining the chase for direct-to-consumer brands’ marketing budgets with a new venture called Unbox that will help consumer companies hawk their products....
16:17 2019-07-10

Tesla's Smart Summon called 'glitchy' by Consumer Reports Consumer Reports tested Smart Summon, which was released via software update in late September, over several days at its Auto Test Center in Colchester, Conn., and in nearby parking lots....
03:51 2019-10-10

A generational shift in consumer tastes is a boon for these retailers, Jim Cramer says "These days, the consumer is addicted to convenience ... If it doesn't have a great digital presence or incredible bargains, take a pass," Jim Cramer says....
07:34 2019-08-20

Luckin Coffee CFO: Trade war with US will hit Chinese consumer confidence 'at some point' The chief financial officer of Luckin Coffee — Starbucks' challenger for the Chinese coffee market — said Thursday that the trade war will hit consumer confidence....
18:34 2019-08-16

Consumer Real-World Protection Test Factsheet Feb-Mar 2019 The first factsheet results (for February/March) of the ongoing Consumer Real-World Protection Test are now available! The full results will be published in June....
14:32 2019-05-21

All of Southwest's Consumer Credit Cards Just Boosted Their Welcome Offers To 60,000 Points We’re big fans of Southwest’s Rapid Rewards credit cards, but primarily because of the flexibility of the program and the generous welcome bonuses. If you’ve been waiting on a special offer to apply f...
03:34 2019-09-12

Consumer Inflation Likely Rose To Nine-Month High In July: Poll The July 31-August 6 poll of 30 economists showed retail inflation rose to 3.20 per cent in July from a year ago, a touch above June's 3.18 per cent....
11:00 2019-08-07

Consumer Reports blasts Tesla’s ‘Navigate on Autopilot’ feature Over the years, Tesla’s relationship with Consumer Reports has been shaky at best. Complicating matters is that some of Consumer Reports’ own findings and reports have presented seemingly ...
11:34 2019-05-23

Manufacturers don't control consumer relationships, platforms like Google do, says Sorrell Manufacturers don't have the direct relationships with shoppers they thought they would with the advent of the internet — it's platforms like Facebook that are in control, according to Marti...
15:34 2019-09-12

Economy Week Ahead: New-Home Sales, Consumer Spending This week brings a steady flow of economic data, culminating in a meeting between President Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan, on June 28-29....
03:00 2019-06-24

Is Big Little Lies selling us a version of consumer feminism that's too good to be true? Female friendship is ubiquitous on television, from Bold Type to Boots ads. It’s not always good for the cause Reese Witherspoon has been sharing snaps of her Big Little Lies castmates – and, possibly...
22:51 2019-06-08

Germany's Stada buys six of GSK's consumer brands, eyes further deals Private equity-backed generic drugmaker Stada said on Friday it would buy six consumer healthcare products from British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline to bolster its presence in Europe....
11:34 2019-06-07

Citigroup profit beats estimates on gains in consumer lending Citigroup Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Monday, as a tight lid on costs and strength in consumer lending helped the third-largest U.S. bank counter weakness in its trading busin...
18:00 2019-07-15

PSA: Consumer version of BBM closes today; get one year of BBMe for free You can shed a tear if you'd like because a tweet from the official BBM Twitter account reminds us that today the consumer version of BlackBerry Messenger shuts down. As we told you when the date was ...
19:00 2019-05-31

Consumer Data Right ready to be tested ahead of February go-live The consumer watchdog has named the 10 financial services firms and startups that will be testing components of the first tranche of the Consumer Data Right....
14:34 2019-09-25

The top trends and technologies impacting consumer transit and the supply chain The transportation and logistics industry is in a time of rapid transition characterized by evolving shopping and transit trends. E-commerce is becoming the shopping channel of choice for cons...
04:51 2019-07-20

Consumer Inflation Hits 10-Month High Of 3.21% In August: 10 Points Consumer inflation came in at 3.21 per cent in August, government data showed on Thursday. That marked the highest level recorded since October last year, when it had stood at 3.38 per cent. Consumer....
16:34 2019-09-12

U.S. consumer watchdog hires new enforcement chief, fills other vacancies The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Wednesday announced new hires at the agency, including a former state regulator to serve as new permanent chief of its enforcement office....
20:00 2019-09-25

Consumer Real-World Protection Test February-May 2019 The first half-year results of the ongoing Consumer Real-World Protection Test are now available!https://www.av-comparatives.org/tests/real-world-protection-test-february-may-2019/...
19:17 2019-06-17

Consumer Giants Turn From Diapers to Eye Rollers and Jelly Masks Facing stagnant sales of household mainstays from diapers to detergent, the world’s biggest consumer-products companies are trying to crack the lucrative market for influencer-pitched, millennial-appr...
15:51 2019-07-21

U.S. growth would have contracted without trillions in government, consumer debt: Gundlach U.S. growth appears to be based "exclusively" on government, corporate and mortgage debt and the economy would have contracted if the United States had not added trillions in debt, Jeffrey Gundlach,.....
16:17 2019-05-21

A girl with a gavel! Barbie debuts judge dolls, partners with GoFundMe to close 'dream gap' Barbie is partnering with fundraising giant GoFundMe to raise money for its "Barbie Dream Gap Project" in it's ongoing effort to empower girls.       ...
12:51 2019-10-07

With half of Somaliland children not in school, UNICEF and partners launch education access programme Access to education in Somaliland is extremely limited, with more than 50 per cent of children in Somaliland out of school. In an effort to address the problem, the UN children’s fund, UNICEF, has par...
03:17 2019-07-14

NATO ally Turkey asked Trump for 'military support' in attack on Kurdish partners Turkey requested American military support in a controversial offensive against the Syrian Kurdish militias that provided crucial aid to the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State, according to ...
04:17 2019-10-11

Niko Partners: Asia cloud gaming to reach $3 billion and 60 million gamers by 2023 Cloud gaming platform and service revenue in Asia will grow from $270 million and three million consumers in 2019 to $3 billion and 60 million players in 2023.Read More...
12:17 2019-09-21

Doorbell-cam company Ring partners with 405 police agencies across US to share footage, fight crime Amazon's doorbell-camera company Ring has partnered with more than 400 law enforcement agencies across the country to give them potential access to video footage from outside homes, a new initiative t...
01:34 2019-08-30

Hyundai Motor India Seeks Clarity On Electrification Of Shared Mobility Partners Like Ola/Uber Hyundai Motor India is already gearing up with its electrification strategy, however, Government's plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric.....
13:51 2019-06-11

Amid ‘unprecedented combination’ of epidemics, UN and partners begin cholera vaccination campaign in DR Congo Amid what global Vaccine Alliance Gavi is calling an “unprecedented combination” of epidemics, the UN and partners are supporting  the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s major new im...
19:00 2019-05-27

Tencent Cloud seeks partners in South Korea, Southeast Asia for overseas expansion China's Tencent Holdings is scouting for partners in South Korea and Southeast Asia to offer cloud-based games, after entering the Japanese market last month....
17:34 2019-08-02

Player Omega partners with Super League Gaming for esports tour to smaller cities Player Omega is working with Super League Gaming to bring an esports tour across the United States. It's a different approach to competitive gaming, trying to foster events in smaller locales.Read Mor...
01:17 2019-10-09

Russia to discuss selling new anti-drone weapons to Middle East partners: Ifax Russia will hold talks with its Middle East partners on selling them new anti-drone weapons systems, Interfax news agency cited Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport saying on Tuesday....
16:17 2019-09-17