Samsung in $290m payout to Apple

22 November 2013 Last updated at 02:47 GMT A California jury found that Samsung used Apple designs in 13 older products A Silicon Valley jury has ruled that Samsung must pay $290m (£180m) to Apple for copying iPhone and iPad features in its devices.This verdict comes after a previous jury found Samsung owed Apple $1.05bn … Read moreSamsung in $290m payout to Apple

Cameron: Alarm bells should have rung over Co-op’s Flowers

LONDON Wed Nov 20, 2013 12:43pm GMT Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron speaks at the annual Confederation of British Industry (CBI) conference in central London November 4, 2013 file photo. Credit: Reuters/Olivia HarrisLONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Wednesday that investigators must find out how disgraced former banker Paul Flowers was … Read moreCameron: Alarm bells should have rung over Co-op’s Flowers

Royal Mail advisers defend sale price

By Neil Maidment and Kylie MacLellanLONDON Wed Nov 20, 2013 1:11pm GMT Pedestrians walk past the British Postal Museum at Mount Pleasant sorting office in central London, October 19, 2013. Credit: Reuters/Paul HackettLONDON (Reuters) – Advisers on the British government’s privatisation of Royal Mail said the postal service could not have been sold at its … Read moreRoyal Mail advisers defend sale price

Rightmove says little sign of UK housing bubble

LONDON Mon Nov 18, 2013 12:14am GMT 1 of 2. A sign is seen outside some newly built apartments in Berkhampstead, southern England August 13, 2013. Credit: Reuters/Eddie KeoghLONDON (Reuters) – Fears that Britain’s housing stimulus schemes are inflating a price bubble look overblown according research by property website Rightmove, which cited evidence of strict … Read moreRightmove says little sign of UK housing bubble

Natuzzi’s retail network extends to Sydney

Natuzzi has opened a new and innovative shop in Sydney which brings the number of Natuzzi Italia Store in Australia to seven. Recently, new openings also took place in Vietnam, Brazil and in Africa, a confirmation of Natuzzi’s strategic role as a pathfinder for the Made in Italy in emerging countries.The new shop – with … Read moreNatuzzi’s retail network extends to Sydney

Swiss to vote on executive pay curbs

22 November 2013 Last updated at 00:04 GMT By Imogen Foulkes BBC News, Bern How many years would you have to work to earn $17.1m – one year’s salary for Novartis’ chief?Swiss voters are going to the polls this weekend to decide on strict new laws to limit executive pay.The measures, if approved, would limit … Read moreSwiss to vote on executive pay curbs

Interiors: bring the holiday feeling home

It’s time for the great escape – to the coast, to the continent, or perhaps just to the most inviting corners of your own home. For those of us staying put this month, a bit of interior sprucing can satisfy the urge for escapism and will prolong the relaxed mood that the amazing weather has … Read moreInteriors: bring the holiday feeling home