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Britain's Tesco concedes to activist shareholders on health targets     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZPMmS_bbF7w&t=9s         LONDON (Reuters) - Supermarket group Tesco has agreed to increase healthy food options at operations in Europe as well as Britain to appease investors who had filed a landmark shareholder resolution to force the issue. The coalition of Tesco activist investors calling...
SAP forms financial services alliance with investor Dediq BERLIN (Reuters) - Business software group SAP said on Tuesday it was forming a joint venture with Munich-based investor Dediq to develop new digital solutions for banking and insurance. Under the deal, Dediq will invest more than 500 million euros ($595 million) in...
Siemens Healthineers Said to Eye $1 Billion Ultrasound Sale (Bloomberg) -- Siemens Healthineers AG is considering a sale of its ultrasound business, which could be valued at about $1 billion, according to people familiar with the matter. The German provider of medical equipment is weighing its options after receiving expressions of...
Bulgaria's April 4, 2021 Parliamentary Elections: Facts and Figures   April 2 (Lyubomir Gigov of BTA) - After a 30-day campaign (March 5 - April 2) and a day of reflection, Bulgarians are going to the polls on Sunday to elect their new lawmakers. These will be the country's eleventh parliamentary...
Microsoft wins $21.9 billion contract with U.S. Army to supply augmented reality headsets   By Stephen Nellis and Paresh Dave (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp on Wednesday said it has won a deal to sell the U.S. Army augmented reality headsets based on its HoloLens product and backed by Azure cloud computing services. The...
Elon Musk Reveals Tesla Will Increase $1.5 Billion Bitcoin Holdings, Boosting The Price   Tesla TSLA -4.8% chief executive Elon Musk—whose tweets regularly move the bitcoin price (as well as other cryptocurrencies)—has revealed people can now buy a Tesla car with bitcoin. In a series of tweets, Musk said that bitcoin paid to Tesla will be retained as the...
Facebook and Amazon Unleash Spending, Vault Atop U.S. Lobbying     (Bloomberg) -- Facebook Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. became the largest corporate lobbying spenders in Washington the last two years, outstripping defense contractors and telecommunications providers, according to a new report from a progressive consumer advocacy group. Facebook increased spending 56% to $19.7...
Global shipping could take a hit due to lack of vaccine access for seafarers     The International Chamber of Shipping is warning the global shipping community the lack of access to vaccines for seafarers will place the industry in a 'legal minefield' and leave global supply chains vulnerable, according to a...
Bill Gates flash Bitcoin words: It hurts. Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft, said that Bitcoin mining is harmful to the environment due to excessive energy use and harms the climate. Emphasizing that he has never bought Bitcoin until now, Gates said that he preferred investments that create concrete products,...
The giant merger is complete The giant merger of 52 billion dollars has been completed! The merger process of the Italian-American partner FCA and the French manufacturer PSA has been completed for a year. According to the statement, with the completion of the 52 billion dollar merger of the two groups,...

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Cruise operator Carnival discloses personal data breach, shares down 1

Cruise operator Carnival discloses personal data breach, shares down https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TX-wEOAGaEs (Reuters) -Cruise operator Carnival Corp said on Thursday it had detected unauthorized access to its computer...
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China National Petroleum   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bmAE9URKX-c   The past year brought plenty of adversity for China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC), the state-owned parent company of the country’s second-largest oil...
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McDonalds Reopening Plans Face Reluctance From Some Franchisees   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8mvPBA7bWg McDonald’s Corp. is planning for fully reopened dining rooms in the U.S. this summer, though it’s running...
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China crypto players shrug off Beijing's latest crackdown   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HhR2WcUSk1c           China's announcement on Tuesday of a tougher ban on banks and payment companies offering crypto-related services furthered...
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State Grid     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f7XGFSn0dXg       It wasn't an electric year for State Grid, China’s state-owned power company, as sales dipped just under 1% in 2019. Beijing appointed Mao...