S&P raises outlook on Aussie mining giant BHP Billiton2017-01-23
Global ratings agency Standard & Poor's (S&P) has raised its credit outlook on BHP Billiton from negative to stable, due to expected rises in commodity prices and the miners ability to pay down their debt.
Iran, Oman to launch joint auto plant2017-01-23
An Iranian diplomat said on Sunday that Tehran and Muscat have agreed on setting up a joint auto manufacturing plant in Oman, semi-official Fars news agency reported.
Apple files $1 billion lawsuit against chip supplier Qualcomm2017-01-23
Apple Inc filed a $1 billion lawsuit against supplier Qualcomm Inc on Friday, days after the US government filed a lawsuit that accused the chip maker of resorting to anticompetitive tactics to maintain a monopoly over key semiconductors in mobile phones.
Netflix's shrinking DVD service faces uncertain future2017-01-20
Originally cast in a starring role, Netflix's original DVD-by-mail service has been reduced to a bit player that may eventually get killed off as the company focuses on its booming video streaming service.
Indonesia to settle tax negotiation with Google in Q1 this year2017-01-20
After went through series of negotiation process with giant internet searching engine Google over the tax for its operation in Indonesia, a minister said on Thursday that Google has demonstrated positive signals during the process with its tax payment highly expected to commence in the second quarter this year.