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.
Big Internet Companies Start New Lobby Group
Google Inc. (GOOG), Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN), eBay Inc. (EBAY), Facebook Inc. (FB) and other big Internet companies are starting an association to represent their interests in Washington, Reuters news agency reported Thursday on its website, citing an unnamed person close to the group.
United Tractors 1st Half Net Profit IDR3.09 Trillion Vs IDR2.54 Trillion
Heavy equipment company PT United Tractors (UNTR.JK) said Thursday its first-half net profit rose 22% to 3.09 trillion rupiah ($325 million) from IDR2.54 trillion a year earlier, boosted by higher sales.
Cheung Kong Infrastructure Raises HK$2.31 Billion via Share Placement
Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings Ltd. (1038.HK) has raised HK$2.31 billion (US$296 million) in a share placement after pricing the deal at the bottom of an indicative price range.
Uranium Miner Energy Resources Australia 1st Half Net Loss A$59.9 Million
Energy Resources of Australia Ltd. (ERA.AU) on Thursday booked a 59.9 million Australian dollar (US$61.7 million) net loss for the first half as it winds down operations at its depleted Ranger pit in the Northern Territory.
Australian Stocks Hover Around The Flat Line
Australian shares hovered around the flat line in early trading Thursday, with Qantas Ltd. and Newcrest Mining Ltd. gaining ground, but other miners and banks declining.
Japan Stocks Rise, With Earnings Moving Shares
Japanese stocks inched higher in early Thursday trading, helped by a positive lead from Wall Street, and with earnings and deal news moving some key shares.
France Telecom Rules out Deutsche Telecom Deal
France Telecom (FTE) Chief Executive Stephane Richard says there is no plan for a merger with German rival Deutsche Telekom AG (DTE.XE), the Financial Times reported Wednesday on its website.
SK Hynix Swings to 2Q Net Loss on Weak Chip Prices, Sagging PC Demand
SK Hynix Inc. (000660.SE) said Thursday it swung to a net loss in the second quarter as the South Korean chipmaker fell victim to a continued slump in chip prices and softening demand for consumer electronics amid the global economic downturn.
Caltex To Shut Sydney's Last Refinery In 2nd Half 2014
Australia's biggest city will be without an oil refinery from the second half of 2014 after Caltex Australia Ltd. (CTX.AU) Thursday said it will close its Kurnell facility in Sydney and convert it to a fuel import terminal.