Cantor Gaming changing its name to CG Technology
Gambling technology and sports betting company Cantor Gaming is getting a new name.
Oracle buying Responsys for about $1.39 billion
Oracle is buying cloud-based business-to-consumer marketing software company Responsys for about $1.39 billion.
Iran bans popular social networking service
An Iranian state-owned news website is saying authorities have banned a popular cell-phone based social networking service.
Marketing study shows ethnically diverse workforce may improve customer experience
Service-oriented businesses that want to succeed with minority customers should consider hiring frontline employees who represent those ethnic groups, particularly when the business caters to Hispanics or Asians, a recent ...
Should nature's benefits matter to business?
Overuse and under payment of natural resources is costing businesses the earth – literally.
EU clears Microsoft Nokia mobile phone deal
The European Commission approved on Wednesday Microsoft's nearly 5.5-billion-euro takeover of the mobile phone business of Finland's Nokia which once dominated the global industry.
Spotify fights critics with royalty revelations
Spotify, the world's most popular music streaming website, revealed on Tuesday how much an artist makes from each song listened in an effort to fight criticism it shortchanges musicians.
Researchers analyze growth potential in African bank loans
In Africa, small women-owned business owners find it easier to obtain loans than their male counterparts. The reason for this distortion is that politicians and foreign aid organisations with their focus ...
IBM combines local IT systems with cloud storage
IBM today announced that its inventors have patented a technique for combining Big Data from distributed cloud services with data stored on local IT systems to gain new insights that can enable businesses ...
Swiss reject plan to cap managers' pay
Swiss voters soundly rejected on Sunday a proposal to limit the pay of companies' highest-paid managers to 12 times that of their lowest-paid workers, a plan that business leaders had warned could weaken ...
Cutting-edge coal plants planned in Fukushima: report
A Japanese utility plans to construct two cutting-edge coal power plants in Fukushima, an area severely hit by the 2011 nuclear disaster, a report said Saturday.
Andy Jassy steers fast-growing Web unit for Amazon
Most consumers think of Amazon.com as an online bookseller or, increasingly, as a digital marketplace where they can buy everything from diapers to giant flat-panel TVs.
Why there's no Pepsi in cyberspace
In most industries today global competition thrives. And typically within each market in each industry there are leaders, challengers and often multiple niche players who can all eke out a good living. ...
'Japan plans $16 bn aid package for greenhouse-gas cuts'
Japan's public and private sectors will supply an aid package worth $16 billion over three years to help developing nations cut greenhouse-gas emissions, a report said Tuesday, as climate talks get underway ...