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  • The company, which is splitting into two to separate its printer and business process outsourcing businesses, took $71 million in restructuring and related charges in the second quarter, less than the $100 million it estimated in April. The company also cut its estimate for one-time pretax separation costs to $175 million- $200 million from $200 million- $250...

  • July 28- Alphabet Inc, Google's parent, on Thursday revealed that efforts to push its vast advertising business toward mobile is paying off as second quarter earnings handily beat Wall Street's expectations. Advertisers typically pay less for user clicks on mobile ads than on desktop ads, Google's traditional strength, but the strong earnings performance...

  • The sharp revenue growth suggests that Google is successfully navigating the high-stakes transition from desktop to mobile advertising, said Colin Gillis, an analyst with BGC Partners. Strong gains in the red-hot video market also drove the company's growth in the quarter, Google Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai said during a call with investors.

  • NEW YORK, July 28- Donny Deutsch pops up pretty much everywhere in the American mediascape. You might know the 58- year-old New York City native from his time as head of Deutsch Inc, one of the biggest ad firms in the country that was acquired by Interpublic Group. Or from his former CNBC talk show "The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch," or his scripted comedy series "Donny!"

  • *Net profit Y2.6 bln vs Y5.3 bln loss year prior. TOKYO, July 27- Japan's Line Corp on Wednesday said soaring advertising revenue helped it swing into profit in the first half of the year, in the messaging app maker's first public earnings report since its billion-dollar stock market listing. Line enjoyed a stellar debut on both the Tokyo and New York exchanges this...

  • BRIEF-ITV CEO SAYS TOO EARLY TO PREDICT IMPACT OF BREXIT ON. *Ceo says too early to say what impact Brexit vote will have on ad markets after September. *Ceo says still have a long way to go in our turnaround program.

  • LONDON, July 21- The owner of Britain's Daily Mail newspaper, which urged Britons to vote out at the EU referendum, said on Thursday that the Brexit result had sparked uncertainty in advertising and property markets. In the three weeks since June 26, and after the June 23 referendum, the advertising market improved slightly, with print advertising down 8 percent...

  • NEW YORK/ TORONTO, July 19- BlackBerry Ltd said on Tuesday it had signed a five-year, multimillion-dollar deal to run emergency notifications for the U.S. Senate, among a handful of small deals the company unveiled as it shifts its focus to software from smartphones. The Canadian company also said that AtHoc, a crisis communications firm it bought last year, had...

  • NEW YORK/ TORONTO, July 19- BlackBerry Ltd said on Tuesday it had signed a five-year, multimillion-dollar deal to run emergency notifications for the U.S. Senate, among a handful of small deals the company unveiled as it shifts its focus to software from smartphones. The Canadian company also said that AtHoc, a crisis communications firm it bought last year, had...

  • The Canadian company also said on Tuesday that AtHoc, a crisis communications firm it bought last year, had expanded a deal with the U.S. Coast Guard to cover staff in Washington, D.C. BlackBerry did not provide financial details of the deals.

  • YENAGOA, Nigeria, July 18- Militants in Nigeria have attacked a crude oil pipeline on the outskirts of Warri, a city in the Niger Delta, which is operated by a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, a community leader said on Monday. Two blasts were heard on the Pipelines and Product Marketing Company line Sunday night, said Batan community...

  • YENAGOA, Nigeria, July 18- Militants in Nigeria have attacked a crude oil pipeline on the outskirts of Warri, a city in the Niger Delta, which is operated by a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, a community leader said on Monday. Two blasts were heard on the Pipelines and Product Marketing Company line late on Sunday night, said Batan...

  • LONDON, July 15- Investment bank revenues are likely to fall about 11 percent this year, due in part to uncertainty and lower client activity following Britain's surprise decision last month to leave the European Union, according to Boston Consulting Group. BCG said in a report released on Friday that revenues were likely to fall to $204 billion this year, down...

  • BRUSSELS, July 14- EU regulators brought a third antitrust charge against Alphabet Inc's Google on Thursday, accusing it of blocking rivals in the lucrative online search advertising market. The European Commission also reinforced its existing charge against the world's most popular Internet search engine that its search results favour Google's own...

  • "We couldn't advise the Europeans, we couldn't advise the U.S.," the unnamed lawyer said, according to a report published by the professional body for UK solicitors. We'd be a purely UK entity, for UK problems, "the lawyer was quoted as saying. Lawyers, accountants, management consultants, recruiters, bankers, public relations and technology firms with overseas...

  • "We couldn't advise the Europeans, we couldn't advise the U.S.," the unnamed lawyer said, according to a report published by the professional body for UK solicitors. We'd be a purely UK entity, for UK problems, "the lawyer was quoted as saying. Lawyers, accountants, management consultants, recruiters, bankers, public relations and technology firms with overseas...

  • "We couldn't advise the Europeans, we couldn't advise the U.S.," the unnamed lawyer said, according to a report published by the professional body for UK solicitors. We'd be a purely UK entity, for UK problems, "the lawyer was quoted as saying. Lawyers, accountants, management consultants, recruiters, bankers, public relations and technology firms with overseas...

  • "We couldn't advise the Europeans, we couldn't advise the U.S.," the unnamed lawyer said, according to a report published by the professional body for UK solicitors. We'd be a purely UK entity, for UK problems, "the lawyer was quoted as saying. Lawyers, accountants, management consultants, recruiters, bankers, public relations and technology firms with overseas...

  • CANNES, France, June 24- British advertising giant WPP warned on Friday it was in danger of losing sway in continental Europe after Britain voted to leave the European Union. The region represented close to 20 percent of WPP's total revenue in 2015 and Germany, France, Italy and Spain are among the group's top 10 markets. "That means that the incremental jobs are less...

  • June 23- Xerox Corp said Jeff Jacobson, the president of its technology unit, would take over as chief executive after the company splits its business process outsourcing unit into a separate, publicly listed entity. Its business process outsourcing operations will be held under " Conduent Inc," which will be led by Ashok Vemuri. Xerox, which announced the split in...