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Media Publishing

  • BRUSSELS, Jan 24- U.S. online retailer Amazon has offered to alter its e-book contracts with publishers in a bid to end an EU antitrust probe and stave off a possible fine, the European Commission said on Tuesday. Amazon, the biggest e-book distributor in Europe, proposed to drop some clauses in its contracts so publishers will not be forced to give it terms as good as...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, Jan 23- A pipeline in the western Canadian province of Saskatchewan has leaked oil in an aboriginal community, the provincial government said on Monday. It was not immediately clear which company owns the line, though the Leader-Post reported Tundra Energy Marketing Inc is leading cleanup efforts. Oil pipelines are viewed by the oil-rich...

  • OTTAWA, Jan 20- Canada's business competition watchdog said on Friday it had reached an agreement with Apple Inc and three major e-book publishers that will allow retailers to offer discounts to customers. The Competition Bureau's investigation found that an arrangement between the publishers and Apple led to higher prices for Canadians.

  • Pearson shares sink on profit warning

    Discussing shares of publishing company Pearson sinking about 30 percent, with CNBC's Mike Santoli.

  • **HomeServices of America Inc, a unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, on Tuesday said it has purchased the Houlihan Lawrence residential real estate firm, its second foray into the New York City area this month. **German carmaker Volkswagen said it would not produce or sell any Audi cars with SAIC Motor Corp until at least 2018, seeking first to...

  • **HomeServices of America Inc, a unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, on Tuesday said it has purchased the Houlihan Lawrence residential real estate firm, its second foray into the New York City area this month. **German carmaker Volkswagen said it would not produce or sell any Audi cars with SAIC Motor Corp until at least 2018, seeking first to...

  • **HomeServices of America Inc, a unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, on Tuesday said it has purchased the Houlihan Lawrence residential real estate firm, its second foray into the New York City area this month. **German carmaker Volkswagen said it would not produce or sell any Audi cars with SAIC Motor Corp until at least 2018, seeking first to...

  • LONDON, Jan 18- Troubled British publisher Pearson cut its profit guidance for the next two years, lowered its 2017 dividend and said it may sell its stake in Penguin Random House to help battle "unprecedented" changes hitting its key markets. Shares in Pearson, which has issued a string of profit warnings in recent years, plunged 23 percent as it announced its...

  • *Etihad mulls taking 30-40 pct stake in Lufthansa- Il Messaggero. MILAN, Jan 17- Germany's Lufthansa and Etihad Airways are in talks to possibly merge the two airlines, Italian newspaper Il Messaggero said in an unsourced report on Tuesday, boosting the German airline's share price. According to the paper, managers from both companies have for weeks been...

  • TRUMP, IN INTERVIEW WITH GERMAN NEWSPAPER BILD, SAYS BMW WILL PAY BORDER TAX OF 35 PCT ON CARS BUILT IN MEXICO.

  • --In March 2016, agreed to raise its stake in the Cezch-Slovak J&T Finance Group to 50 percent from 9.9 percent for 980 mln euros. --CEFC increased its 10% stake in airline Travel Service to 49.92% last year to develop aviation links around Europe, including serving Chinese visitors coming to Prague and then on to other European destinations. --Owns the Mandarin...

  • BEIJING/ PRAGUE, Jan 13- Inside four years, CEFC China Energy has emerged from relative obscurity as a niche fuel trader to become a rapidly growing oil and finance conglomerate with assets across the world and an ambition to become one of China's energy giants. It has a rare contract to store part of the nation's strategic oil reserve, gained financing from the...

  • A German edition of Adolf Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' (My Struggle) is pictured at the Berlin Central and Regional Library (Zentrale Landesbibliothek, ZLB) in Berlin on December 7, 2015.

    Publisher spent years adding comments to Hitler's original text in an effort to highlight his propaganda and mistakes.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 28- Presidential politics and celebrity interviews helped The New York Times Co surpass 100 million views for its Facebook Live videos, the company said on Wednesday. The Wall Street Journal also reported that The New York Times was being paid around $3 million for the one-year period. A New York Times spokeswoman declined to comment on any...

  • MEDIA- CHINA SEEKS TO CURB BROKERAGE INVESTMENT IN OVERHEATED. --China has proposed suspending registration of private equity asset management plans for securities and futures brokerages if the money is used to lend to property developers, illegally funding downpayments to buy property, a state-owned newspaper said on Tuesday. The proposal would apply to...

  • Saudi Arabia is the only country where women are forbidden to drive, making it harder for them to get to work. Mohammad Bajbair, a senior health official in the Red Sea commercial hub of Jeddah, told the Saudi Gazette that women could work in opticians' shops as long as they do not mix with men. Out of 144 nations, only Iran, Yemen and Syria place lower than Saudi Arabia in a...

  • PRAGUE, Dec 10- Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka said in an inteview published on Saturday his party should seek a "tax revolution" focusing mainly on progressive taxation for both individuals and companies. Any such change is possible only after the next general election, scheduled for October 2017. Sobotka's Social Democrats have come second in most of...

  • Dec 8- Time Inc, the publisher of Time, People and Fortune magazines, has tapped Morgan Stanley and Bank of America Corp to help field takeover or partnership interest, the Wall Street Journal reported. The media company rejected a takeover bid from billionaire investor Edgar Bronfman Jr, the New York Post reported last month. Bronfman, former CEO of Warner Music...

  • Dec 8- Time Inc, the publisher of Time, People and Fortune magazines, has tapped Morgan Stanley and Bank of America Corp to help field takeover or partnership interest, the Wall Street Journal reported. The media company rejected a takeover bid from billionaire investor Edgar Bronfman Jr, the New York Post reported last month. Bronfman, former CEO of Warner Music...

  • Dec 8- Time Inc, the publisher of Time, People and Fortune magazines, has tapped Morgan Stanley and Bank of America Corp to help find potential buyers or partners, the Wall Street Journal reported. The media company rejected a takeover bid from billionaire investor Edgar Bronfman Jr, the New York Post reported last month. Bronfman, former CEO of Warner Music Group,...