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28 Nov 2015 01:05

Yelp prevails in lawsuit over authenticity of its reviews

Yelp Inc won the dismissal of a lawsuit by shareholders who claimed they were fraudulently misled about the authenticity and quality of its reviews, and whether Yelp manipulated those reviews to favour paying advertisers.

  • 27 Nov 2015 23:45

    Microsoft's Gates to start multi-billion-dollar clean tech initiative

    Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates will launch a multi-billion-dollar clean energy research and development initiative with heads of state on Monday, the opening day of the U.N. climate change summit in Paris, the French government said Friday.

  • 27 Nov 2015 23:40

    Musk's Tesla faces German battle over battery-powered homes

    If Elon Musk's vision of millions of households producing all their own power becomes a reality, it will probably happen first in Germany. But he will face a battle for market share against local firms with years of experience in renewable energy.

  • 27 Nov 2015 19:40

    Samsung Biologics investing US$736 million in manufacturing plant

    Samsung Biologics, an unlisted arm of South Korea's Samsung Group, said on Friday it would invest 850 billion won (US$736 million) to build a manufacturing facility, as the conglomerate steps up its expansion in the biopharmaceutical sector.

  • 27 Nov 2015 17:10

    Toshiba considers splitting off, listing part of chip business

    Toshiba Corp said on Friday it was considering splitting off part of its chip business, with listing it an option, in a move that would help it raise capital needed to fund restructuring following a US$1.3 billion accounting scandal.

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Judge tosses Viacom copyright suit against YouTube

A US judge dismissed for the second time Thursday a billion-dollar lawsuit by entertainment giant Viacom accusing Google-owned website YouTube of knowingly profiting from pirated video clips.