Yahoo! Inc. Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer will unveil updates to the company’s Flickr photo- sharing site at a press event in New York scheduled for May 20, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Twitter Inc. has teamed with the National Basketball Association to stream video clips of game highlights as the blogging service expands beyond 140-character status updates ahead of a possible initial public offering.
Rains in the Black Sea region yesterday were insufficient to reverse a topsoil moisture deficit that’s raising concerns for grain crops there, said French farm adviser Agritel, which has an office in Kiev.
EasyJet Plc, Europe’s No. 2 discount carrier, plans to create an artificial ash cloud with partners Airbus SAS and Nicarnica Aviation in August to trial a detection system designed to help jets avoid volcanic dust.
Price of electricity for delivery from July through September gains 1.8% to EU37.60/MWh on Nasdaq OMX Group’s energy exchange at 1123am in Oslo. * Hydro and snow levels forecast to be 20.8TWh below seasonal norm in two weeks, compared with 20.7TWh estimated on April 26, Markedskraft data on Bloomberg show * “Weather forecasts indicate a drier development at end of the prediction period, underpinning prices, while other price- driving factors are little changed”: Anders Engkvist, chief analyst at power trader Bixia in Linkoeping, Sweden * NOTE: Nordic area meets more than half of power needs by running water through turbines * Nordic May contract rises 1.8% to EU36.80/MWh
Cortright McMeel, who drew on his work experience in commodities to craft a well-received novel about energy traders angling to make fortunes on terrorism fears and weather forecasts, has died. He was 41.