Emirates announced the launch of non-stop passenger services to Taipei, its 16th destination in the Far East. The service will commence from February 10, 2014, initially with six non-stop flights per week to Taipei's Taoyuan International Airport.
Apple is trying hard to change the company course from electronic and software to the law field: The newest idea is to trademark the word "startup." But while lawyers are working hard, innovators in Apple are sleeping, giving room for Samsung to prove it's the world's innovator No1.
Whiting Petroleum Corporation has signed a purchase agreement with a private party to acquire producing oil and gas wells and development acreage in the Williston Basin in Williams and McKenzie counties of North Dakota and Roosevelt and Richland counties of Montana.
du announced the Executive Plan Plus, a smartphone plan created for high-flying executives and small-medium enterprise (SME) owners. In partnership with Air Miles, the plan will allow customers to earn Air Miles when they sign up to the new The Executive Plan Plus.
Covanta announced a new 20-year agreement with New York City Department of Sanitation to transport and sustainably dispose of municipal solid waste (MSW) delivered to a pair of marine transfer stations located in Queens and Manhattan.
Approximately 614,000 users whose personal details appeared in ads on Facebook without their permission will receive $15 each. The names and pictures of an approximately 150 million users were used in Sponsored Stories.
The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) has authorized a $105.4 million loan to Space Communication of Ramat Gan, Israel, to finance the Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) launch of the Amos-6 communications satellite.
National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) has been named the safest bank in the Middle East by Global Finance, four GCC banks are amongst the top 50 global list, Canadian banks are again the best performing in North America.
All Nippon Airways (ANA) said it would acquire a 49 percent stake in a Myanmar airline Asian Wings Airways (AWA). Foreign companies are entering Myanmar very fast but this is the first acquisition of an Myanmar airline.
BATS Global Markets and Direct Edge Holdings announced a definitive merger agreement, which will bring together two customer-focused securities exchange operators under the BATS Global Markets enterprise.