Axel Springer AG, Europe’s biggest newspaper publisher, said first-quarter profit before some items fell 3 percent as the company invested more in digital products and print revenue continued to decline.
For years, France sat on the sidelines while foreigners snapped up its most prized startups. So when Yahoo started circling Dailymotion, a smaller, French-born version of YouTube, the government put its foot down.
There's a United Nations feel to Silicon Valley's Plug and Play Tech Center. Amid people speaking French and Russian, a group from Hong Kong recently toured the startup accelerator, where more than a dozen foreign flags hung prominently in the lobby.
Axel Springer AG , Europe’s largest newspaper publisher, said first-quarter profit before some items rose 6.5 percent as international and online-business revenue made up for a weaker German advertising market.
Cisco Systems Inc., the world’s largest maker of networking equipment, must pay patent-licenser XpertUniverse Inc. $70 million in civil fraud damages in connection with a failed partnership, a federal jury decided.
Axel Springer AG , the publisher of Germany’s most popular newspaper, will restrict itself to “unspectacular” medium-sized acquisitions to expand without piling up debt, Chief Executive Officer Mathias Doepfner said.