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*Tencent breaks into China top three in WPP survey. BEIJING, Dec 3- Internet services company Tencent Holdings Ltd has grown so rapidly it's now China's most valuable listed technology brand, with a value even closing in on that of Wal-Mart Stores Inc, a report published on Tuesday shows.
The "C" class has been teaching the rest of the market a lesson this year, leading the way with oversized gains.
Advertising icon Jerry Della Femina said that HealthCare.gov can be fixed but that the product it's selling is flawed.
DUBAI, Nov 18- Turn on a Saudi television and you'll usually get a diet of religious programming and uncontroversial imported fare. The programmes of Jeddah- based UTURN, from drama to reality shows, are typical.
At the heart of the issue are storage companies owned by big commodities merchants and Wall Street banks, which aluminum users including Coca-Cola Co and Miller Coors LLC allege have inflated prices and distorted supplies of key metals.
NEW YORK, Nov 15- A Chicago computer hacker tied to the group known as Anonymous was sentenced on Friday to 10 years in prison for cyber attacks on various government agencies and businesses, including a global intelligence company.
Nov 14- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Thursday disclosed a new $3.45 billion stake in Exxon Mobil Corp, after buying 40.1 million shares in the world's largest publicly traded oil company.
Former college football coach Barry Switzer has turned a man cave in his Oklahoma home into a base for a webcast he calls Coaches' Cabana.
SHANGHAI, Nov 8- The Coca-Cola Co said it will invest over $4 billion in China and build new plants between 2015 and 2017, to counter competition which is chipping away at its share of the country's 421 billion yuan soft drinks market.
By Maytaal Angel and Susan Thomas. LONDON, Nov 7- The London Metal Exchange, aiming to appease critics of its global storage network, on Thursday slashed the maximum queues for metal, beefed up its powers to act against market abuse and will review its agreement with warehouse owners.
U.S. stocks fell on Thursday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average halting its record advance and Twitter's market debut drawing the spotlight, as investors reacted to an unexpected rate cut by the European Central Bank and a read on third-quarter U.S. economic growth.
Fans of "Mexican Coke" in the US need not worry about losing the cane sugar that sweetens their favorite drink.
Fairfax, the largest shareholder in BlackBerry with a 10 percent stake, reached a tentative $9- per-share deal with BlackBerry in late September, and has until Nov. 4 to negotiate a definitive agreement.
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Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway posted a 29% jump in third-quarter profit, but operating results fell short of analyst forecasts.
Nov 1- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc posted a 29 percent jump in third-quarter profit on Friday, but operating results fell short of analyst forecasts amid weakness in its insurance operations. Net income rose to $5.05 billion, or $3,074 per Class A share, from $3.92 billion, or $2,373 per share, a year earlier.
Oct 29- The Coca-Cola Co, rated Aa3, AA-/A+, announced a new five-part benchmark US dollar bond on Tuesday, sources on the deal told IFR. It is Coca-Cola's first appearance in the US dollar bond market since February, when it raised USD2.5 billion in a three-part transaction.
MEXICO CITY, Oct 24- Latin America's biggest Coke bottler, Coca-Cola Femsa, said on Thursday third-quarter profit fell 17 percent despite higher revenue as it spent more on marketing as well as labor and freight costs.
Oct 23- Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc reported third-quarter revenue that missed analysts' estimates and cut its full-year revenue outlook for the second time as health-conscious customers shun its sodas such as Dr Pepper and 7 UP.
PepsiCo reported higher earnings on Wednesday and said it was on track to meet its financial goals for the year, despite global economic pressures.