Dec 9- NII Holdings Inc, which provides telecom services under the Nextel brand in Latin America, said it would cut more than 1,400 jobs in its market operations and over 25 percent of the workforce at its Virginia headquarters. NII, which operates in Mexico, Brazil, Argentina and Chile, had about 16,100 employees as of December 2012.» Read More
Staving off a disruptive competitor is difficult. Just because a company’s disruptive nature gives it an advantage doesn’t mean its reign will last forever.
West Coasters were more likely to click on advertisements for health and fitness deals, including Pilates, golf, and dance classes. East Coast users, however, were more attracted to nightlife and restaurant deals
Modern Meadow, based in Columbia, Missouri, will receive the $350,000 grant to continue developing new meat and leather production technologies.
Relentless, competitive improvement has its risks, and smartphone manufacturers had to learn this fact the hard way.
There's plenty of uncertainty for stock market investors, making it hard to make asset allocations.
Bharti Airtel, the world's fifth-biggest mobile phone carrier by subscribers, reported a 22 percent fall in quarterly profit — its eighth straight quarter of declining profits — hit by higher interest costs and losses on currency fluctuations.
Norway's Telenor will continue to fight but exit from India is also an option, after India's Supreme Court ordered cancellation of telecoms licenses issued in 2008, including 22 held by its Indian joint venture.
Hutchison 3G, a unit of Hong Kong conglomerate Hutchison Whampoa, has agreed to buy Orange Austria from France Telecom and a private equity firm in a deal valued at 1.3 billion euros ($1.7 billion) including debt.
The 2012 expo will be the last for Microsoft, which begs the question — is the tech world moving too fast for a big, annual event?
While Europeans and Americans traveling abroad still face steep roaming charges, travelers from mainland China can call home for as little as it costs to make a local call in that market. The NYT reports.
In another sign the American economy is on the comeback trail, a new survey from KPMG shows optimism is improving among U.S. manufacturing and service industry executives. Executives in both key sectors say the worst is behind us.
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