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 more about Samsung 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 more about Cameron: 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 more about Royal 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 more about Rightmove 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 more about Natuzzi’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 more about Swiss 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 more about Interiors: bring the holiday feeling home[…]