site.news_by_theme company

©Reuters/Francois Lenoir
Google hits back at rivals with futuristic HQ plan

Google unveiled plans for a new campus headquarters integrating wildlife and sweeping waterways, aiming to make a big statement in Silicon Valley.

Google hits back at rivals with futuristic HQ plan
Emilio Lozoya, Chief Executive Officer of PEMEX. ©RIA Novosti
Mexico's Pemex oil firm posts $17.7 billion loss

Mexico's state-owned energy firm Pemex posted a $17.7 billion loss for 2014, hit by falling crude prices, fuel thefts by gangs and the peso's drop against the dollar.

Mexico's Pemex oil firm posts $17.7 billion loss
Mystery Apple event planned for March 9, likely on Watch
Mystery Apple event planned for March 9, likely on Watch

Apple sent invitations for a mystery event due to take place March 9, amid speculation about an imminent launch of its much anticipated Apple Watch.

Mystery Apple event planned for March 9, likely on Watch
©Tengrinews illustration
Samruk-Kazyna limits forex transactions of its subsidiaries

Kazakh National Wealth Fund Samruk-Kazyna has ordered its subsidiaries to avoid making unnecessary foreign currency transactions to reduce pressure on the tenge exchange rate in Kazakhstan.

Samruk-Kazyna limits forex transactions of its subsidiaries
Sony Pictures names new head of movie group
Sony Pictures names new head of movie group

Sony Pictures Entertainment named Tom Rothman as new chairman of its motion picture group, a major move after a massive cyberattack devastated the entertainment giant.

Sony Pictures names new head of movie group
©Reuters/Francois Lenoir
Google Wallet partners up to battle Apple Pay

Google said it was teaming up with the mobile phone payment firm Softcard to ramp up its efforts to counter Apple Pay in the emerging sector.

Google Wallet partners up to battle Apple Pay
Suit says Apple 'poached' electric battery maker staff
Suit says Apple 'poached' electric battery maker staff

Apple has been sued by developers of an advanced automotive car battery for allegedly poaching key employees.

Suit says Apple 'poached' electric battery maker staff
Russian court upholds sentence of Kremlin critic Navalny
Russian court upholds sentence of Kremlin critic Navalny

A Russia court upheld a suspended three-and-a-half year prison sentence against top Kremlin critic Alexi Navalny.

Russian court upholds sentence of Kremlin critic Navalny
©Reuters
Britain's Tesco picks new chairman

Troubled British supermarket giant Tesco named John Allan as chairman, ending a four-month search after Richard Broadbent resigned amid an accounting scandal.

Britain's Tesco picks new chairman
©Tengrinews illustration
Nazarbayev urges state companies to support tenge

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has urged Kazakhstan's state companies to sell dollars and buy the tenge.

Nazarbayev urges state companies to support tenge
Microsoft buys smartphone calendar app Sunrise
Microsoft buys smartphone calendar app Sunrise

Microsoft announced that it has acquired hit mobile calendar application Sunrise in a deal reported to be valued about $100 million.

Microsoft buys smartphone calendar app Sunrise
Apple becomes first company worth over $700 bn
Apple becomes first company worth over $700 bn

Apple became the first company to reach a market value of $700 billion.

Apple becomes first company worth over $700 bn
Samsung and Microsoft end patent dispute
Samsung and Microsoft end patent dispute

Samsung and Microsoft said they had ended a patent dispute that had seen the US software giant sue the South Korean conglomerate for breaching a 2011 licensing contract.

Samsung and Microsoft end patent dispute
Can Brazil president survive growing Petrobras scandal?
Can Brazil president survive growing Petrobras scandal?

Mounting allegations that her party received hundreds of millions of dollars in a kickbacks scandal engulfing oil giant Petrobras have sent Brazilian President's poll ratings tumbling.

Can Brazil president survive growing Petrobras scandal?
Nissan raises full-year profit forecast to $3.5 bn
Nissan raises full-year profit forecast to $3.5 bn

Nissan said Monday it was raising its full-year net profit forecast to $3.5 billion, thanks to cost cutting efforts and a cheaper yen.

Nissan raises full-year profit forecast to $3.5 bn
©Reuters
SpaceX calls off launch of space-weather satellite

SpaceX's launch of a $340 million sun-observing spacecraft that was initially dreamed up by former US vice president Al Gore was postponed.

SpaceX calls off launch of space-weather satellite
Bendine, the head of state-controlled Banco do Brasil, will be the new chief executive of scandal-hit oil giant Petrobras. ©REUTERS
Petrobras confirms Bendine as new CEO

Brazilian oil giant Petrobras confirmed that banking executive Aldemir Bendine has been named its new chief executive.

Petrobras confirms Bendine as new CEO
Photo courtesy of wikipedia.org.
New airline Air Kazakhstan renamed to Kazakh Air

A new Kazakh airline Air Kazakhstan that is due to start making domestic flights in Kazakhstan this year has been renamed to Kazakh Air.

New airline Air Kazakhstan renamed to Kazakh Air
TransAsia starts pilot retraining after deadly crash
TransAsia starts pilot retraining after deadly crash

TransAsia Airways started the first day of a programme to retrain its pilots after its second deadly crash in seven months.

TransAsia starts pilot retraining after deadly crash
Twitter chief confirms Google 'relationship'
Twitter chief confirms Google 'relationship'

Twitter chief Dick Costolo said Thursday that "a relationship" with Google has been rekindled, but he was coy on the details.

Twitter chief confirms Google 'relationship'