Golden apps for traveling to London and following the Olympic games
Just in time for the Summer Games, here are a few apps plus ebooks to guide you through the Olympics and London.
Maruti Suzuki Told To Pay INR2.35 Billion Compensation To Farmers - Report
The local government of the north Indian state of Haryana has told Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. (532500.BY) to pay 2.35 billion rupees ($41.9 million) compensation to farmers for acquiring their land to build a factory, the Press Trust of India reported Tuesday, citing an official at the government
TomTom Remains on Track, Inks Peugeot-Citroen Supply Deal
Dutch navigation company TomTom NV (TOM2.AE) said Tuesday it has signed a deal to provide in-car location systems to PSA Peugeot Citroen (UG.FR) and confirmed it remains on track to meet its earnings targets this year despite a drop in second-quarter revenue.
Samsung Wins Partial Victory In Patent Dispute with Apple
Samsung Electronic Co. (005930.SE) won a partial victory against rival Apple Inc. (AAPL) in a German court Tuesday after Apple sued to ban sales of two Samsung tablet computer on the grounds that they violated its patents.
UPS 2nd-Quarter Net Up 2.2% on Strength in U.S., Cuts Year View
United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) reported less-than-expected profit growth of 2.2% for the second quarter and reduced its forecast for the full year, saying customer confidence has been rattled by the European debt crisis and the U.S. "fiscal cliff" looming early next year.
KPN Slashes Dividend To Cut Rising Debts
Dutch telecommunications firm Royal KPN NV (KPN.AE) slashed its dividend Tuesday in a bid to control its rising debt, after posting another round of weak quarterly results.
Lehman, MF Global Dominate Traded Claims
Distressed investors bought and sold $2.34 billion worth of bankruptcy claims last month, nearly all of which is tied to Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and MF Global Inc.
EMC Posts Record Profits, Aided By High-End Storage Line
EMC Corp.'s (EMC) earnings rose 19% to a new second-quarter record as the data-storage provider benefited from rising demand for cloud-computing technology and a rebound in sales of its high-end storage line.
Altria 2nd-Quarter Net Doubles on Higher Prices; Co Raises Year View
Altria Group Inc.'s (MO) second-quarter earnings more than doubled on higher smokeless volume and as domestic cigarette shipments outperformed the broader industry, while the prior-year period included a steep tax-related charge.
Vodafone Group: 33.0 Billion Votes For Remuneration Report
Vodafone Group PLC (VOD.LN), a telecommunications company, said Tuesday it recieved 33 billion votes in favour of the remuneration report and 1.2 billion votes against.