Sunday, 22 September 2019

Tag Archives: business

Vodacom unit to sell operations in four African markets

ANGOLA: South African mobile phone operator Vodacom Group Ltd on Friday said it has entered an agreement to sell its Business Africa unit’s Angolan operations and assets to Internet Technologies Angola for an undisclosed amount. Separately, Vodacom, which is majority owned by Vodafone Group Plc, also announced an agreement to ...

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Toshiba profit up on chip business sale

TOKYO: Japanese engineering firm Toshiba reported improved full-year net profit thanks to the sale of its chip business, but said operating profit was sharply down. In the year that ended March, Toshiba’s net profit jumped 26.0 percent to 1.01 trillion yen ($9 billion), chiefly because of “profit from completion of ...

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Facebook introduces new tools for business

LONDON: Facebook announced two new advertising tools to help small businesses save time and resources so they can focus on growth: Automated Ads, Appointments and new video creative tools. With Automated Ads, the business owner is asked a few simple questions about their business and their goals to help develop ...

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Amazon profit jumps

SAN FRANCISCO: Amazon reported its profit in the past quarter surged on strong holiday retail sales and its soaring cloud computing business. The US tech giant said profit jumped 63 percent from a year ago to $3.0 billion in the fourth quarter as revenues increased 20 percent to $72.4 billion. ...

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Emily: Marriage is a business

LOS ANGELES-FF: Emily Ratajkowski views marriage as a ‘business’. The ‘Welcome Home’ actress wed producer-and-actor Sebastian Bear-McClard earlier this year after a two-month romance and she believes there are no expectations on the institution because its history is a ”joke”. She said: ”You know, ultimately marriage is like business. ”Marriage ...

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US technology charge false, says China

GENEVA: China has told the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO’s) dispute-settlement body that US accusations that Beijing forced companies to hand over technology as a cost of doing business in China were groundless. US President Donald Trump has accused China of stealing US ideas and announced a plan for a $50bn ...

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Feminism is word of year for 2017

WASHINGTON: Merriam-Webster dictionary on Tuesday announced its word of the year for 2017 is “feminism”. “Feminism” was the word most looked up in its online dictionary throughout the year, generating 70 percent more searches than last year, said Merriam-Webster. The word is defined in Merriam-Webster as “the theory of the ...

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In pictures: Sadiq Khan on historic trip to Pakistan

London Mayor Sadiq Khan visited Pakistan to promote his ‘London is Open’ campaign. He met government officials, representatives of civil society, cricketers and different other dignitaries from every walk of life. He was full of praise for Pakistan and voiced joy for coming to land which is home to his ...

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