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.
LG Electronics 2Q Net Profit Up 47%; Outlook Weak
LG Electronics Inc. (066570.SE) Wednesday posted a 47% increase in its second-quarter net profit powered by stronger profitability at its flat-screen television and home appliance operations, but missed expectations as sales at its handset business languished with little hope of a turnaround in the
French Government To Raise Electric Car Subsidies - Report
The French government is expected to announce later Wednesday a plan to support the country's automotive industry by expanding state-financed schemes to boost purchases of electric and low-carbon-emissions cars and introducing around 600 million euros of financing for investments, French business
Sanofi: Dengue Vaccine Shows Efficiency In Trials In Thailand
French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi (SAN.FR) Wednesday said the analysis of early data showed the ability of its vaccine against dengue virus to protect against the three of the four strains of the virus circulating in Thailand in the first ever efficacy study.
Billabong Yet To Decide Whether To Engage With TPG
Billabong International Ltd. (BBG.AU) chief executive Launa Inman said Wednesday the company's board has yet to decide whether to engage with U.S.-based private equity giant TPG Inc. on its 695.6 million Australian dollar (US$712.2 million) bid for the company.
Telefonica Czech Republic 2nd-Quarter Net Profit CZK1.63 Billion
Telefonica Czech Republic AS (BAATELEC.PR, TFATF), majority-owned by Spain's Telefonica SA (TEF, TEF.MC), Wednesday reported smaller-than-expected declines in its second-quarter net profit and revenue, and confirmed its full-year guidance.
HCL Technologies April-June Profit Jumps 67%; Beats Forecast
HCL Technologies Ltd. (532281.BY) Wednesday beat expectations with a 67% jump in quarterly net profit as its aggressive tactics in recent years to bag big contracts helped it stay clear of the turmoil in India's outsourcing sector.
Cheung Kong Consortium to Buy UK Gas Distributor for GBP645 Million
A consortium led by Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing's flagship Cheung Kong (Holdings) Ltd. (0001.HK) and its infrastructure unit has agreed to buy a major U.K. gas-distribution company for 645 million pounds sterling (US$1.0 billion), increasing the Hong Kong group's exposure to the U.K.
LG 2Q Profit Up On TV, Appliance Strength
South Korean consumer electronics maker LG Electronics Inc. (066570.SE) said Wednesday its second-quarter net profit rose from a year earlier, largely helped by a sharp improvement in profitability at its flat-screen television and home appliance businesses.
LG Electronics 2Q Net Profit Up on Year On Strong TV, Appliance Profits
South Korean consumer electronics maker LG Electronics Inc. (066570.SE) said Wednesday its second-quarter net profit rose significantly doubled from a year earlier, largely helped by a sharp improvement in profitability at its flat-screen television and home appliance businesses.