Category: Business

staffAugust 18, 2018

VW’s CEO was told about emissions software months before scandal

Volkswagen Chief Executive Herbert Diess was told about the existence of cheating software in cars two months before regulators blew ...

staffAugust 10, 2018

Ryanair cancels flights as pilots walk out

Ryanair pilots are striking in five European countries, forcing the cancellation of a sixth of the firm’s flights during the ...

staffAugust 9, 2018

Adidas scores profit boost with World Cup

German sporting goods firm Adidas on Thursday said the World Cup in Russia and strong e-commerce sales lifted net profit ...

staffAugust 6, 2018

BMW apologizes for engine fires that sparked S. Korea probe

German automaker BMW apologized Monday for a spate of engine fires in South Korea that angered consumers and sparked a ...

staffAugust 3, 2018

Beer maker Heineken strikes deal to expand in China

Heineken, the world’s second-largest brewer, has struck a deal to expand in China, the world’s biggest beer market. Heineken said ...

staffAugust 2, 2018

Apple’s market value hits $1 trillion

Apple has become the world’s first public company to be worth $1 trillion. The iPhone maker’s market value reached the ...

staffAugust 1, 2018

US mulls 25% tariffs on Chinese goods

The US is considering 25% tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods, much higher than the 10% it previously indicated it ...

staffJuly 31, 2018

Apple boosted by selling pricier iPhones

Apple sold fewer iPhones than expected in its most recent quarter but higher selling prices meant the tech giant still ...

staffJuly 26, 2018

Facebook’s shares tumble as growth disappoints

Facebook shares tumbled by more than 20% on Wednesday after the social media network’s revenue and user growth fell short ...

staffJuly 25, 2018

Time for a break in Kit Kat trademark case

If it’s a four-fingered wafer covered in chocolate, the Kit Kat people would tell you they own that design. Spare ...