Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them?
In another management shake-up at Middleton-based Spectrum Brands, two of the company’s top executives are being replaced by a top official of HRG Group, the New York holding company that merged with Spectrum Brands earlier this year.
HONG KONG: A shock jump in Hong Kong’s currency is signalling a decade-long liquidity party is finally coming to an end. That may be bad news for the city’s housing market.
Swiss voters have roundly rejected two proposals aimed at giving the country’s farmers greater protection and ensuring that food from both domestic and foreign producers is healthier.
Lawmakers have scuttled a plan to limit airline change fees as bill deadline looms.
WASHINGTON — Lawmakers have scuttled a plan to prohibit airlines from charging “unreasonable” fees for changing or canceling tickets.
US cable giant Comcast has submitted the highest bid in the auction for broadcaster Sky, valuing the company at more than £30bn.
Comcast beat Rupert Murdoch’s Fox in a rare blind auction process set by the UK’s Takeover Panel.
The firm’s chairman and chief executive said it was “a great day for Comcast”.
Legal fights brew in Canada, U.S. over news box office giant profits from resale of millions of tickets
A U.S. law firm is seeking to launch a class-action lawsuit on behalf of fans who purchased inflated resale tickets through Ticketmaster, alleging the company runs a professional scalper program that may have violated consumer rights.
The continued and chronic shortage of skilled labor could undermine local and national economic growth and make development projects more expensive and time-consuming.
Twitter says a bug might have caused private messages and protected tweets from some users to be mistakenly sent to developers who were not the intended recipients.
NEW YORK — TWITTER says it found a software bug that may have sent some private messages to the wrong people.
The developer of a nearly empty new mall just north of Calgary says he’s confident it will become the bustling Asian-style bazaar it is meant to be despite having to delay its late-October grand opening until sometime next year.