News tagged with businessman

Sony chief says time needed to study proposal

Sony Corp. needs more time to study a key proposal from a U.S. hedge fund to spin off a part of its entertainment unit as a way to propel its fledgling revival, the chief executive told shareholders Thursday.

Jun 20, 2013
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India's startups lacking guardian 'angels'

It is seen as a land of entrepreneurs, economic growth and huge business potential, but India appears to be failing its promising startup companies which are struggling to find investors.

May 08, 2013
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Italian court blames benign brain tumor on phone

(AP)—Italy's top court has ruled that a businessman developed a benign brain tumor because he held a cellphone to his ear for hours daily for his job and deserves worker's compensation.

Oct 19, 2012
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Megaupload boss takes 'freedom fight' to Twitter

Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom has taken to Twitter as a self-styled "freedom fighter" as he waits to find out if the United States can extradite him from New Zealand to face online piracy charges.

Jul 06, 2012
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Oracle chief buys Hawaiian island

Oracle boss Larry Ellison has bought a Hawaiian island from a fellow multi-billionaire businessman, the governor of the US Pacific Ocean state said Wednesday.

Jun 21, 2012
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Fishing the online stream

On West Lancaster Avenue in Wayne, Pa., local businessman Robert Lail runs what he calls "YouTube for business."

Dec 04, 2009
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