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  • Uber teams up with Chinese carmaker to fight rivals

    Uber's China business landed a strategic investment from Guangzhou Automobile Group.

  • PARIS, Dec 15- The French competition authority has fined 20 companies and the TLF industry body a total of 670.9 million euros for colluding over annual price hikes in the period from 2004 to 2010, it said in a statement on Tuesday. The companies named by the regulator are Alloin, BMVirolle, Chronopost, Exapaq, Ciblex, Dachser France, DHL Express France, FedEx...

  • Morgan Stanley analysts Joel Crane and Tom Price wrote in a report published on Dec. 11 that major iron ore miners now have an incentive to exercise market power. Iron ore supply is dominated by Brazil's Vale, followed by the giants of Western Australia's vast Pilbara deposits, Rio Tinto, BHP Billiton and Fortescue Metals Group. As these companies have added...

  • 'China has been one of Yum's weakest links'

    Christine Short, VP of Estimize, discusses the key issues for Yum Brands' shareholders meeting, such as 2016 profit guidance and the China business spin-off.

  • TORONTO, Dec 8- Canadian exchange operator Aequitas Innovations alleged on Tuesday that rival TMX Group was abusing its market dominance to overcharge for data, and said it has filed a complaint with the Canadian competition watchdog seeking an investigation. "We charge competitively for market data, commensurate with the value of the products and services...

  • BRUSSELS, Dec 8- European Union antitrust regulators charged Qualcomm on Tuesday with abusing its market power to thwart rivals, putting the world's number one mobile chipset maker at risk of a hefty fine. Qualcomm, which competes with rival MediaTek Inc, said the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission had also opened an investigation into its patent licensing deals.

  • Uber has some serious global competition

    Didi Kuaidi, GrabTaxi, Lyft and Ola team up to leverage each other's resources.

  • Merck CEO: Continuing study on cholesterol drug

    Ken Frazier, Merck Chairman and CEO, discusses the prospects for its cholesterol drug.

  • Merck CEO: Hope gov't views Pfizer-Allergan as watershed

    Ken Frazier, Merck Chairman and CEO, discusses tax inversions among American businesses, and competition in the pharmaceutical space.

  • India's Ola fends off Uber

    Indian Uber rival Ola is working to fight off competition from its US opponent.

  • New 'rules of the road' on trade: Michael Froman

    Michael Froman, U.S. trade representative, explains why he thinks the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal (TPP) creates a level playing field for American companies doing business overseas.

  • MCD CEO:  Attracting better talent

    Steve Easterbrook, McDonald's CEO, shares his thoughts on the minimum wage issue, increasing environmental awareness, and transforming delivery services.

  • MCD CEO: Balance in the menu

    We have improved our menu significantly, says Steve Easterbrook, McDonald's CEO, talking about innovations in the restaurant's food choices, including all-day breakfast.

  • MCD CEO:  Want to get confidence back in trading

    Steve Easterbrook, McDonald's CEO, talks about the company's buyback plan, managing the balance sheet and paying out dividends to shareholders. Also Easterbrook explains why he want's McDonald's to be known as a better burger company.

  • MCD CEO:  Considered REIT issue extensively

    Steve Easterbrook, McDonald's CEO, talks about McDonald's customized menu, and REIT rumors.

  • MCD CEO: Aim to win back customer share

    We are running better restaurants, says Steve Easterbrook, McDonald's CEO, discussing his company's turnaround plan and strategy to launch all-day breakfast.

  • COMAC may rival Airbus, Boeing

    The Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China enters the aircraft manufacturing industry, unveiling its first C919 jetliner.

  • Adecco CEO on French labor market

    Alain Dehaze, CEO of Adecco, says France needs to become more competitive, but adds that the country's economy is slowly recovering.

  • What does the stalled Dropbox IPO say about tech? CEO Jason Calacanis weighs in on the tremors in the IPO and tech market after Dropbox's plans hit a snag.

  • Blaze Pizza

    Jim Mizes, Blaze Pizza president & COO, discusses LeBron James' endorsement and the company's expansion plans abroad.