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Spinvox bought by Nuance for £64m

Wed, 12/30/2009 - 10:17
Voice-to-text company Spinvox has been bought by speech recognition firm Nuance.

UK house prices up for sixth month

Wed, 12/30/2009 - 09:03
House prices in England and Wales rose for the sixth month in a row in November, the Land Registry says.

France to rethink carbon tax plan

Wed, 12/30/2009 - 08:33
A new carbon tax that was supposed to go into effect in France at New Year is struck down, in a blow to President Nicolas Sarkozy.

London firm to bid for West Ham

Wed, 12/30/2009 - 07:34
London-based financial company Intermarket confirms that it will make a takeover bid for West Ham United.

Chelsea now 'virtually debt-free'

Wed, 12/30/2009 - 07:26
Chelsea Football Club says it is now "virtually debt-free" after turning most of its liabilities into equity.

Shell oil case set to go to court

Wed, 12/30/2009 - 06:41
A Dutch court rules it has the authority to hear a case brought by Nigerian farmers against Royal Dutch Shell.

Monarch hits back at Paddy Power

Wed, 12/30/2009 - 06:37
Monarch Airlines hits back at bookmaker Paddy Power for running a book claiming it could be the next carrier to collapse.

Firms move production back to UK

Wed, 12/30/2009 - 05:42
Manufacturers are moving production back to the UK amid concerns about quality and higher freight costs, a report says.

China invests in Canada oil sands

Wed, 12/30/2009 - 05:25
Asia's largest oil company, PetroChina, agrees to buy a 60% stake in two planned Canadian oil sands projects for $1.7bn.

French public debt hits new high

Wed, 12/30/2009 - 05:13
France's public debt rises to a new high of 76% after additional state spending during the downturn, figures show.

Japan Airlines shares fall 24%

Wed, 12/30/2009 - 04:20
Japan Airlines' shares plunge to another new low on growing worries the carrier will file for bankruptcy.

Banks 'must lend more' next year

Wed, 12/30/2009 - 02:58
There should be more competition in the banking sector with more lending by non-UK banks to small firms, a business group says.

Virtual profit

Tue, 12/29/2009 - 18:30
How selling virtual goods makes billions

3D explosion

Tue, 12/29/2009 - 18:30
Will 2010 will be the year for 3D technology?

Crash course

Tue, 12/29/2009 - 18:30
The crisis can't just be blamed on derivatives

Why flat owners should extend or buy their leases

Tue, 12/29/2009 - 18:30
A property expert says flat owners should buy or extend their leases if they have less than 80 years to run.

Taking stock

Tue, 12/29/2009 - 18:30
How stock market falls have forced an investor rethink

London firms raise record £82.5bn

Tue, 12/29/2009 - 15:53
Companies listed on the London Stock Exchange have raised a record £82.5bn from share issues in 2009.

Lehman administrators repay $11bn

Tue, 12/29/2009 - 13:05
Administrators of the bust investment bank Lehman Brothers announce plans to repay $11bn in assets.

Nokia turns up heat on Apple

Tue, 12/29/2009 - 12:43
Nokia ramps up its legal fight against Apple, claiming that almost all of its products infringe its patents.


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