• World Biz  |  APRIL 27, 2015 11:16 PM

    Google launches portal to buy patents

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    Google Inc said it will launch an experimental portal that allows interested patent holders to sell their patents to the company. Patent holders can tell Google about the patents they’re willing to sell and the expected price through the portal, the company said on …

  • World Biz  |  APRIL 27, 2015 8:17 PM

    Sinopec group president said under probe

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    Wang Tianpu, president of state energy firm China Sinopec Group, is under investigation for suspected “serious disciplinary violations”, the country’s anti-graft watchdog said on Monday. China Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) posted a one-line statement on its website. Sinopec spokesperson Lu …

  • World Biz  |  APRIL 27, 2015 8:13 PM

    For HK regulator, HSBC presents major challenges

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    A move by British banking giant HSBC to relocate its headquarters back to Hong Kong would present major challenges to the city’s banking watchdog, regulatory experts said. The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) is regarded as one of Asia’s leading regulators and has experience …

  • World Biz  |  APRIL 27, 2015 7:19 PM

    F1′s Williams posts largest annual loss since IPO

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    Williams Grand Prix Holdings Plc posted its biggest annual loss since becoming the first Formula One team owner to sell shares to the public in 2011.

  • World Biz  |  APRIL 27, 2015 1:20 PM

    Let staff work from home, says Richard Branson

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    Unless you have a technical job like flying an aeroplane, you can probably do it from home, Richard Branson said.