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Anglo American Plc Announced to Sell Its Share in Kumba Iron Ore

One of the world's biggest mining company Anglo American Plc announced to sell its share in Kumba Iron Ore on Tuesday. The South African multinational company has suffered loss in its full-year performance.

Feb 16, 2016 06:47 AM EST

Slack Messaging Has Advantages Over Facebook, Said CEO Stewart Butterfield

Slack Technologies co-founder Stewart Butterfield is confident that the company's technology has advantages over other messengers. It is because Slack provides a team communication app to improve teamwork.

Feb 12, 2016 08:10 AM EST

Company Acquisition: Time Inc. Acquired Viant, Which Owned MySpace and Other Ad-Related Business Units

Time Inc. was interested in big data owned by Specific Media when they acquired Viant, which owns Specific Media. Apparently, Viant also owned other business units, including social network Myspace. Time Inc. will use data from Viant's business lines including Myspace to improve its advertising activities.

Feb 12, 2016 08:04 AM EST

Pandora selling itself; stock soars over 10%

Pandora Media Inc has engaged Morgan Stanley to facilitate the selling itself including identifying potential buyers. Pandora has been spending heavily to attract more number of users amid increasing competition in internet radio space.

Feb 12, 2016 07:55 AM EST

Yahoo Restructuring: 107 Employees Received Layoff Notice As Part of The Planned 1,500 Job Cuts

Yahoo’s planned restructuring plan had started on Wednesday, whereas 107 employees had received a written notice that after 60 days they would have to leave the office. That would be the first batch of what is expected to be a much bigger job cuts of 1,500 employees or 15 percent of the company’s workforce.

Feb 12, 2016 07:50 AM EST

Financial Report: Soundcloud Reported Prolonged Losses, With 2014 Loss of $44 Million

Soundcloud's financial report revealed that the company is experiencing significant loss in 2014, and the losses had started from several years before. The 2014 loss was due to large expenses, even though Soundcloud's revenue actually experienced a growth. The company expects to face losses for the next three years, but they are striving to plan strategies to increase income.

Feb 12, 2016 07:46 AM EST

JP Morgan's CEO purchase $26 million worth of his own company's shares

Jamie Dimon, chairman and chief executive officer of JP Morgan Chase & Co, spent $26 millions to buy shares of his bank on Thursday. The share purchase is translated as good sign by other investors as the shares climbed by 2 percent after the news broke out to the public.

Feb 12, 2016 07:42 AM EST

Obama’s final budget of more than $4 trillion expectedly faces a hostile Republican front

US President Barrack Obama has finally disclosed the 2017 US budget details. Never to shy away from what he deems right, even in the last year of presidency, he has included his long-term liberal plans that have been widely criticized by the Congress. The highlighted ones are his global climate change initiative, fee levied on crude oil, and enhanced medical care for cancer patients and drug addicts.

Feb 10, 2016 08:45 AM EST

Online Publishing: Wired Magazine Will Offer Ad-Free Experience for $3.99 per Month

The offer is part of the company's strategy to gain income amid the increasing use of ad-blocking softwares. Websites had been losing significant advertisement revenues and develop other alternatives to bring ad-free experience while keeping the business going. The offer will start next week for $3.99 per month or $1 weekly.

Feb 10, 2016 08:43 AM EST

US economic woes not due to lower oil prices

The US economy woes are not due to oil price drop, opine economists, who rule out the common view of financial media, government officials and academic that attribute the oil price drop to the American economic woes. The oil price fall will be detrimental to oil producing nations, but it's a boon to the rest of the economy.

Feb 10, 2016 08:38 AM EST

Company Acquisition: Microsoft Acquired Music Player App By The Name "Groove"

Months after rebranding Xbox Music and relaunched it by the name Groove, Microsoft acquired a music player app that goes by the same name. The Montreal-based startup agreed to sell the name and technology to Microsoft, but the details are disclosed by both companies.

Feb 10, 2016 08:13 AM EST

Customers of MF Global Will Receive $1.8 Billion In Liquidation Case

U.S. Bankruptcy Court of the Southern District of New York on Tuesday ended the liquidation proceeding of the MF Global. Judge Martin Glenn ruled to close the estate of the defunct brokerage and repay the customers $1.8 billion .

Feb 10, 2016 08:07 AM EST

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