Category: Business

staffJanuary 12, 2018

Visa to eliminate customer signatures for cards with security chips

Visa Inc. announced Friday it would no longer require businesses to get customers’ signatures on purchases made with chip-card security. ...

staffJanuary 8, 2018

Celgene buys cancer therapy maker Impact Biomedicines for $1.1B

Celgene Corp. has announced the acquisition of Impact Biomedicines, a company developing medication to combat bone marrow cancer. Celgene, headquartered ...

staffJanuary 5, 2018

More than 100 Sears, Kmart stores to close

Sears Holdings said Thursday it is closing 39 Sears locations and 64 Kmart stores in addition to the dozens of ...

staffJanuary 4, 2018

Asia markets enjoy fresh rally as energy firms surge

Japan’s Nikkei ploughed more than 2% higher at the beginning of its first trading day for 2018 as investors played ...

staffNovember 21, 2017

US moves to block AT&T’s takeover of Time Warner

The US Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit to block telecoms giant AT&T’s acquisition of Time Warner, the owner ...

staffNovember 20, 2017

Meet the world’s youngest self-made billionaire

John Collison does not seem entirely comfortable with his somewhat impressive claim to fame – he is the world’s youngest ...

staffNovember 4, 2017

BMW recalls 1.4M vehicles over fire risk

German automaker BMW announced Friday it is recalling 1.4 million vehicles in North America over fire risks. The company issued ...

staffOctober 26, 2017

Ikea apologises for ‘sexist’ China advert

Ikea has apologised and pulled a controversial television advertisement in China which some said was sexist. The commercial by the ...

staffOctober 25, 2017

Twitter to offer more transparency about who buys political ads

Twitter announced Tuesday that it will begin an initiative to be more transparent about political ads bought on its platform. ...

staffOctober 4, 2017

Yahoo 2013 data breach hit ‘all three billion accounts’

Yahoo has said that all of its three billion user accounts were affected in a hacking attack dating back to ...