BAE Systems swoops on US companies in $2.2bn spending spree

Charles Woodburn, BAE chief executive, said the merger offers a unique opportunity to expand the company’s electronics business. This is responsible for about a fifth of BAE’s £18.4bn revenues.

Companies under fire for skin-lightening creams: “They need to ban the products”

“We’ve made the business decision to no longer sell the NEUTROGENA® Fine Fairness product line (which was only sold in Asia and the Middle East) and Clean & Clear Fairness (which was only in India). We had already planned to discontinue NEUTROGENA® Fine Fairness later this year, and replace it in several markets with our newest line NEUTROGENA® Bright Boost – […]

Coronavirus impact | Shutdown may wipe out smaller auto-parts companies

Deepak Jain, President – ACMA said, “Nil revenues in the auto component industry in the lockdown period has deepened the state of crisis in the industry and several enterprises are staring at insolvency. We urge the government to urgently infuse financial stimulus, based on our recommendations, to ensure that the industry has safe and sustainable […]

Canadian telecom companies ditch Huawei for 5G

Two of Canada’s largest telecoms firms have teamed with Sweden’s Ericsson and Finland’s Nokia Oyj to build fifth-generation (5G) telecoms networks, ditching China’s Huawei Technologies for the project. Bell Canada and smaller rival Telus Corp eschewed Huawei, which analysts said would ease the Canadian government’s thorny decision on whether to allow the company into Canada’s […]

Waikato food tech company plans $14m research and development centre

“It is still going to take another year to get the R&D centre built, and more time to get up to speed with recruitment and so hopefully when that’s done, the world will be a better place.”

Trump threatens that TikTok will ‘close down’ on September 15th unless an American company buys it

He says that TikTok will “close down on September 15th unless Microsoft or somebody else is able to buy it and work out an appropriate deal so the Treasury, I guess you would say, of the United States gets a lot of money.” Microsoft’s post about buying TikTok also referenced “providing proper economic benefits to […]

Apec Diem Thuy Centre Point – Valuable industrial service area

Extensive advantages make Apec Diem Thuy a compelling industrial land investment destination for both domestic and foreign businesses. In particular, Diem Thuy Centre Point’s modern planning features a comprehensive suite of utilities to meet all needs, from high-quality labour resources such as foreign experts, senior management, technical experts, and workers based in Diem Thuy IP […]

Trump says federal government will intervene to rescue people from coronavirus-stricken cruise ship Holland America Zandaam after Florida’s Gov. de Santis said he would ONLY rescue the 49 Floridians on board

The authors wrote: ‘SARS-CoV-2 RNA was identified on a variety of surfaces in cabins of both symptomatic and asymptomatic infected passengers up to 17 days after cabins were vacated on the Diamond Princess but before disinfection procedures had been conducted.

JD.com raises $3.87 billion in Hong Kong secondary listing: Sources

Chinese e-commerce retailer JD.com has priced its shares at HK$226 ($29.16) each and raised about $3.87 billion in its Hong Kong secondary listing, according to two people with direct knowledge of the matter. The listing, the biggest in the city this year, comes as Chinese companies are putting off plans for U.S. listings amid mounting […]

John Boyega, Darren Criss Star In Scripted Podcast ‘There Be Monsters’ From iHeartPodcast Network

EXCLUSIVE: iHeartRadio, FlynnPictureCo., Psychopia Pictures and UpperRoom Productions have defied the pandemic to complete production on There Be Monsters, a 10-part narrative sci-fi thriller podcast. Starring are Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker‘s John Boyega and American Crime: The Assassination of Gianni Versace‘s Darren Criss. There Be Monsters is produced by Beau Flynn of FlynnPictureCo., […]