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Telefonica bids to create Brazil's top operator

Spain's telecommunications company Telefonica says it has made a 6.7 billion-euro ($9 billion) offer to buy Brazilian operator Global Village Telecom, or GVT, from French media conglomerate Vivendi.

Aug 05, 2014
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US court delays $8.2B Vivendi-Activision deal

A U.S. court has delayed the $8.2 billion sale of Vivendi's stake in Activision Blizzard Inc. back to the video game maker and an investor group led by CEO Bobby Kotick and co-chairman Brian Kelly.

Sep 19, 2013
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Fully-owned NBCUniversal boosts Comcast 2Q results

The decision by Comcast Corp., the country's largest cable company, to buy out General Electric in NBCUniversal looks like a smart one, as the media conglomerate posted strong results for the second quarter.

Jul 31, 2013
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Toshiba swings to profit as devices sell well

Japan's Toshiba on Wednesday reported $54 million in net profit for the April-June quarter, reversing a quarterly loss a year earlier, thanks to a weak yen and brisk sales of electronic devices.

Jul 31, 2013
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Taiwan's Hon Hai set to spin off units

Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision said Wednesday it plans to spin off some units as its founder unveiled measures to battle global sluggishness and falling share prices.

Jun 26, 2013
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India's TCS reports 22% rise in quarterly profit

India's biggest IT outsourcing firm, Tata Consultancy Services, on Wednesday reported a 22 percent jump in quarterly net profit, in line with market forecasts, led by stronger outsourcing orders.

Apr 17, 2013
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Taiwan's Foxconn to recruit 5,000 local technicians

Taiwan's tech giant Foxconn will hire 5,000 technicians locally this year, many of them to work on factory robots to build its gadgets, officials said Monday, in a sign the firm is refocusing operations to ...

Mar 11, 2013
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