News tagged with global fund

India's TCS yearly profits muted on FX volatility

India's biggest outsourcing firm Tata Consultancy Services Thursday reported only a marginal rise in its earnings for the just-ended financial year citing volatile currency markets and a sluggish global economy.

dateApr 16, 2015 in Business
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Climate fund signs up first partners

The global fund created to spearhead climate change financing has selected its first partners to channel funds to developing countries, but says it needs donor nations to move fast in transforming cash pledges ...

dateMar 27, 2015 in Environment
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Arctic sea ice hits record low

Arctic sea ice has reached its lowest winter point since satellite observations began in the late 1970s, raising concerns about faster ice melt and rising seas due to global warming, US officials said Thursday.

dateMar 19, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Costa Rica tightens ban on shark fins

Costa Rica has banned the import of shark fins, closing a legal loophole and targeting a link in a global production chain stretching to Asian markets, where shark fin soup is seen as a delicacy.

dateOct 11, 2012 in Ecology
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States reduce funding for research universities

States reduced per-student funding for major public research universities by a fifth during the past decade, while foreign competitors invested heavily to challenge the United States' once dominant global position in science, ...

dateJan 18, 2012 in Other
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Cult video gaming firm closer to IPO

Leading video game hardware company Razer has secured $50 million from a Beijing-based venture capital fund that takes it potentially closer to a public listing, the company said Wednesday.

dateDec 21, 2011 in Business
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SK Telecom named as preferred bidder for Hynix

South Korea's top mobile carrier SK Telecom has been selected as preferred bidder for a controlling stake in Hynix Semiconductor, the world's number two memory chip maker, creditors said Friday.

dateNov 11, 2011 in Business
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