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The Blue Note Milano becomes the first jazz club to float

The Blue Note Milano becomes the first jazz club to float

The Blue Note Jazz Club situated in the center of Milan has created something of a stir on the Italian stock exchange by becoming the first jazz club anywhere in the world to list their shares on a stock exchange. While the concept of floating and entertainment venue on the Italian stock exchange can be

EU reported to be to considering increasing economic sanctions on Russia

EU reported to be to considering increasing economic sanctions on Russia

Ambassadors of the 28 European Union (EU) member countries are meeting in Brussels to discuss the feasibility of applying a new list of sanctions on Russia following the shooting down of the Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 over eastern Ukraine last week, allegedly by Russian backed rebels. Among the sweeping sanctions reportedly to be discussed by

LinkedIn buys Bizo for $175 Million

LinkedIn buys Bizo for $175 Million

Business-oriented social networking service LinkedIn has announced the acquisition of San Francisco-based Bizo, a marketing technology and lead generation platform. LinkedIn will be paying a total of $175 million for the company in a stock and cash deal. With this most recent acquisition LinkedIn’s drive to become the unequaled leader in social network within the


Huawei report a 19% increase in sales

Huawei report a 19% increase in sales

Largely due to their continued diversification into fast-growing sectors such as smartphone manufacturing, Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei recently reported a 19% jump in sales to $21.9 billion (135.8bn yuan) for the first six months of the year. According to the statement announcing these positive results, a spokesperson for Guangdong based Huawei went on to

Yahoo acquire Flurry

Yahoo acquire Flurry

Following on from the disappointing figures in the last quarter, search engine giant Yahoo has announced the acquisition of Flurry an app analytics firm, in a move seen within the industry as an attempt to boost their advertising revenue from smartphones. The move was expected as most of Yahoo’s principal competitors in the world of


US tobacco giant Reynolds American to pay out $27 billion to acquire Lorillard

US tobacco giant Reynolds American to pay out $27 billion to acquire Lorillard

Before yesterday,Reynolds American was well regarded as the second-largest tobacco company in the United States. However, if their plans to acquire their closest rival Lorillard come to fruition, the company will significantly close the gap on the current market leader Altria, better known to many as Philip Morris. According to unofficial reports, Reynolds American has


Y Combinator has a very good year

Y Combinator has a very good year

Y Combinator are one of a new generation of companies, particularly involved in the high-tech industry, who fall into the rapidly growing category of seed acceleration companies. Despite what that title suggests, seed accelerators have nothing to do with agricultural industry, instead providing a combination of seed money, mentorship and access to powerful connections to