Tag: Business/Consumer Services
6 months ago
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How China’s Education Firms Survived the Crackdown

China’s tutoring firms, high profile victims of the 2021 regulatory crackdown, are surprise stock winners in 2023

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6 months ago
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WHSP Proposes Takeover Valuing Perpetual at A$3.06 Billion

WHSP proposed issuing A$1.06 billion in new shares to Perpetual shareholders

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7 months ago
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Warren Buffett Is Going Big, Not Home, in Japan

The Nikkei touched a 33-year high as a move by Buffett stirred speculation that he might increase his bet on Japanese...

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8 months ago
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TikTok Asks Managers to Give More Staff Lower Review Grades

Employees worry subpar performance grades could be used to reduce bonuses and pave the way for job cuts

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8 months ago
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WPP Fires Employee Detained in China, Launches Investigation Into Bribery Charges

Advertising giant said GroupM unit is suspending trade with any organization part of the police inquiries

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8 months ago
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China Raids Offices of WPP Unit GroupM, Detains Executive

Shanghai raid comes as China takes an increasingly tough stance on foreign businesses

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10 months ago
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Raimondo’s China Tour Offers Glimmer of Hope to Battered U.S. Businesses

Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo is the third cabinet member to visit Beijing since June, aiming to ease tensions ami...

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10 months ago
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Australia’s InvoCare Agrees to A$1.8 Billion Takeover by TPG

InvoCare expects the takeover to be completed in November

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11 months ago
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Elon Musk’s Pivot to X Draws Strong Opinions Across Twitter

Twitter’s signature blue bird logo switched to an “X” for many users on Monday after the platform's owner, Elon Musk,...

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12 months ago
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Google’s CSO Kate Brandt on How AI Can Accelerate Climate Action

She was the U.S. government’s first sustainability chief and has spent eight years at the tech giant

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about 1 year ago
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Antiabortion Group Used Cellphone Data to Target Ads to Planned Parenthood Visitors

From a high-stakes legal battle over the abortion pill mifepristone, to states debating their own legislation, WSJ’s ...

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about 1 year ago
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Warren Buffett Likes Japanese Stocks—Maybe You Should Too

Investor-friendly changes at Japanese companies will boost returns

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about 1 year ago
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Beijing’s Bain Raid, Espionage Law Are Self-Sabotage

China’s economy is bouncing back. Recent moves show that the potential for state overreach is, too.

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about 1 year ago
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InvoCare Says TPG Has Withdrawn $1.22 Billion Takeover Proposal

InvoCare Ltd. said a unit of TPG Inc. has withdrawn its takeover proposal for the Australian funeral-services provider.

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about 1 year ago
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Twitter Chief Elon Musk Tries to Reassure Advertisers at Miami Beach Forum

Billionaire says he is receptive to brands’ concerns but will give priority to free speech

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about 1 year ago
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Warren Buffett and Japan’s Trading Titans Would Be Formidable Allies

The Berkshire Hathaway head hinted in a recent interview that his interest in Japan’s trade giants goes beyond just h...

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about 1 year ago
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Global Executives Say Greenwashing Remains Rife

Nearly three-quarters of corporate leaders say most organizations in their industry would be caught greenwashing if t...

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about 1 year ago
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Warren Buffett’s Japan Bet Is Paying Off Big

The celebrated stock picker has focused his lens on some apparently humdrum Japanese stocks, which turned out to do v...

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about 1 year ago
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Australia Bans TikTok From Government Devices Amid Security Concerns

The country’s ban came on the advice of the intelligence and security agencies

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over 1 year ago
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InvoCare Receives A$1.82 Bln Takeover Proposal From TPG

Its board is assessing the proposal

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over 1 year ago
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Chinese-Backed Lanvin Group Makes New York Trading Debut After SPAC Merger

The luxury fashion company made its debut on the New York Stock Exchange after merging with a blank-check firm backed...

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over 1 year ago
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U.S. Regulator Says It Has Access to Audit Papers of Chinese Companies

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board said it has secured complete access to inspect China-based audit firms ...

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over 1 year ago
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Downer Overstated Earnings Since 2019 Due to Revenue Misreporting

Downer EDI overstated earnings across its last four fiscal years due to what the Australian engineering and construct...

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over 1 year ago
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Twitter Offers Advertisers Generous Incentives After Many Marketers Left Platform

Twitter is offering advertisers incentives to increase their spending on the platform, an effort to jump-start its bu...

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over 1 year ago
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WSJ News Exclusive | Qatari Sports Broadcaster Signs Deal With Saudi Firm, Marking Geopolitical S...

BeIN Media Group has signed a strategic partnership with a Saudi media company, illustrating the shifting geopolitics...

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over 1 year ago
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Link Rebuffs Dye & Durham’s Attempt to Restructure Takeover

Link Administration Holdings Ltd. has rebuffed a revised takeover proposal from Dye & Durham Ltd., which sought to re...

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almost 2 years ago
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FTC Sues Idaho Company for Selling Sensitive Tracking Data

Data could be used to track consumer visits to abortion clinics and other sensitive locations, the lawsuit claims.

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almost 2 years ago
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Nearmap Board Recommends Thoma Bravo’s A$1.055B Takeover Offer

Australian aerial-mapping firm Nearmap Ltd. agreed to a $725.6 million takeover by U.S. private-equity firm Thoma Bravo.

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almost 2 years ago
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Nearmap Maintains Cashflow Target Despite 32% Drop in Annual Earnings

Australian aerial-mapping firm Nearmap Ltd. said it remains on track for positive free cashflow in its 2024 fiscal ye...

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about 2 years ago
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Appen Doesn’t Know Why Telus Withdrew Takeover Proposal, Chair Says

UPDATED: Appen received no explanation from Telus International for why the Canadian tech firm withdrew a takeover pr...

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over 2 years ago
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Think U.S.-China Tensions are Bad for Business? Try China-India

Tensions between India and China are flaring up. Collateral damage is showing up in surprising places.

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over 2 years ago
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PayPal’s Loss Is Adyen’s Gain

EBay seems to have few regrets about choosing Adyen over PayPal. Both digital payments companies boomed during the pa...

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over 2 years ago
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Evergrande Asks Overseas Creditors for More Time

The Chinese property developer pleaded for more time to get a grip on its complicated financial situation and warned ...

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over 2 years ago
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TikTok Owner ByteDance’s Revenue Growth Slowed Last Year Amid China Clampdowns

Facing challenges at home, the Chinese social-media giant is banking increasingly on TikTok to drive growth abroad.

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over 2 years ago
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Singapore Kicks Off New Era of SPACs in Asia With String of Listings

Three Temasek-linked deals seek to raise a total of $370 million.

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over 2 years ago
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Hydrogen Brings New Hope to an Old Industry Titan

German conglomerate Thyssenkrupp is planning a minority IPO of a long-established electrolyzer business that can be r...

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over 2 years ago
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Russian Court Orders Prominent Human Rights Group to Close

The ruling against International Memorial comes as President Vladimir Putin squeezes space for dissent.

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over 2 years ago
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TikTok to Adjust Its Algorithm to Avoid Negative Reinforcement

The app said it is working to diversify the content it pushes to individual users in order to protect their mental we...

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over 2 years ago
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Beijing Goes Full Nanny State on Internet Tech

A new set of rules on ride-sharing and online advertising shows just how intrusive Beijing is willing to be in its ne...

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