Japan Airlines files for bankruptcy
By Staff blogger - 20 January 12:06

The airlines buckled under its over $25bn debt because Japanese government lost interest in bailing

48% of black youth in UK don’t have jobs: IPPR
By Staff blogger - 20 January 11:38

Recession has left about 48 per cent of black people aged between 16 and 24 unemployed in the UK, up

Google postpones China cell phone launch
By Staff blogger - 20 January 11:35

In a fall-out of Google’s standoff with the Chinese government over censorship and users privacy iss

Job cuts ‘inevitable’ at Cadbury
By Staff blogger - 20 January 11:34

A day after the UK chocolate-maker Cadbury accepted Kraft Food’s improved £12bn offer, its chairman

RIM launches new Blackberry apps for IBM Lotus
By Staff blogger - 20 January 11:28

According to RIM, the new Client for IBM Lotus Quickr enables secure mobile access to IBM's document

IPass unveils cloud-based connectivity suite
By Staff blogger - 20 January 11:26

Business mobility services provider iPass has unveiled its Open Mobile Platform, a cloud-based servi

IT bungles cost UK taxpayers £26bn
By Staff blogger - 20 January 11:25

UK taxpayers have been left with a £26bn bill from delayed, over-budget or cancelled IT projects, Th

CIOs to work with 2005-level budgets
By Staff blogger - 20 January 11:24

Technology investment will shift direction this year as CIOs plan for recovery, but they will only h

Vodafone not expecting to repeat O2 iPhone problems
By Staff blogger - 20 January 11:22

Mobile operator Vodafone claims it is confident of avoiding the iPhone network and supply issues tha

GenVec collaborates with Novartis for hearing loss treatments
By Staff blogger - 20 January 11:21

GenVec has entered into a research collaboration and license agreement with Novartis. Both firms wil

Biotie reports positive results from RA study
By Staff blogger - 20 January 11:20

Biotie has successfully completed a clinical trial with its fully human VAP-1 monoclonal antibody, B

Rexahn receives European patent for anti-cancer compound
By Staff blogger - 20 January 11:17

Rexahn, a clinical stage pharmaceutical company commercializing potential oncology and CNS therapeut

Axis Surgical reports first human patient evaluation for C-MOR
By Staff blogger - 20 January 11:15

Axis Surgical Technologies (Axis Surgical) has reported the first evaluation in human patients of it

Lancet Oncology presents study results from Qiagen's Digene HPV test
By Staff blogger - 20 January 11:13

Lancet Oncology has published results from a study of more than 90,000 Italian women which found tha

Solbar launches new Soy isolate
By Staff blogger - 20 January 11:11

Solbar Industries, an Israeli company engaged in production of soy products, has launched a new low

Nestle introduces new oral nutritional supplement
By Staff blogger - 20 January 11:10

Nestle Nutrition has unveiled a new oral nutritional supplement Resource SeniorActiv to target the n

SAFC upgrades European packaging, distribution facility
By Staff blogger - 20 January 11:08

SAFC, a member of the Sigma-Aldrich Group, has completed upgrade to its ISO 9001 certified food-grad

Heineken plans to shut down brewery in Romania
By Staff blogger - 20 January 11:07

Heineken, a Dutch brewing company, has revealed plans to close one of its local breweries in the cit

C&C Group Q3 revenue declines
By Staff blogger - 20 January 11:06

C&C Group, a manufacturer and distributor of branded beverages in Ireland and the UK, has reported d

Allianz acquires Itau Unibanco's 14% stake in Brazilian subsidiary Allianz Seguros
By Staff blogger - 20 January 11:05

Allianz has acquired the outstanding 14% of the Brazilian subsidiary Allianz Seguros that were held

Hanover Insurance to acquire Campania Group
By Staff blogger - 20 January 11:00

The Hanover Insurance Group has entered into a definitive agreement through which it will acquire th

StanChart gets regulatory approval to become China bond market maker
By Staff blogger - 20 January 10:59

The China banking unit of Standard Chartered Bank has received regulatory approval to act as a marke

BlackRock acquires Helix Financial Group
By Staff blogger - 20 January 10:58

BlackRock has acquired all the assets of Helix Financial Group, a Charlotte, North Carolina-based co

Thomson Reuters launches risk management solution for Islamic banking
By Staff blogger - 20 January 10:56

Thomson Reuters has launched Kondor+ Suite, a risk management system specifically tailored for Islam

Fisker receives additional funding to develop plug-in hybrids
By Staff blogger - 20 January 10:55

Fisker Automotive has secured an additional $115.3m in private equity funding to develop plug-in hyb

Volvo Trucks bags delivery order in Ethiopia
By Staff blogger - 20 January 10:54

Volvo Trucks has signed an agreement with Derba Cement in Ethiopia to deliver trucks. The latter has

Penske Automotive acquires Audi, Volkswagen dealerships
By Staff blogger - 20 January 10:53

Penske Automotive Group has acquired two Audi and Volkswagen dealerships located in Santa Ana, Calif

Daimler trucks North America bags $40m US DOE grant
By Staff blogger - 20 January 10:45

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has received over $40m in funding through 21st Century Truck Tec

Scania signs agreement with Terex to supply engines
By Staff blogger - 20 January 10:43

Scania, a manufacturer of trucks and buses for heavy transport applications and of industrial and ma

UK’s REG acquires high Haswell wind site
By Staff blogger - 20 January 10:41

UK-based Renewable Energy Generation (REG) has acquired a fully consented wind site at High Haswell

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