US business borrowing for equipment rises 16% in May – ELFA

The skyline is seen in Manhattan, New York City, US, August 21, 2021. REUTERS / Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register June 23 (Reuters) – US companies borrowed 16% more in May to finance their investments in equipment compared to a year earlier, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) … Read more

Analysis: S.Korea truckers’ win no harbinger of labor market peace

SEOUL, June 15 (Reuters) – South Korea’s unionized truckers drove a strong bargain with their largely peaceful strike action proving effective without antagonizing a public largely unsympathetic towards unions after years of militant action. But the group of aging drivers are often seen as outliers in the country’s combative and politicized industrial landscape and their … Read more

Dozens of companies, small business groups back US bill to rein in Big Tech

The logos of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google in a combination photo / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register WASHINGTON, June 13 (Reuters) – Dozens of companies and business organizations are sending a letter to US senators on Monday to urge them to support a bill aimed at reining in … Read more

In the ‘miracle’ city of Shenzhen, fears for China’s economic future

SHENZHEN, China, June 13 (Reuters) – David Fong made his way from a poor village in central China to the southern boomtown of Shenzhen as a young man in 1997. Over the next 25 years he worked for a succession of overseas manufacturers before building his own multi-million dollar business making everything from schoolbags to … Read more

Apple pay-later foray blurs tech-finance boundary

The Apple Inc. logo is seen in the lobby of New York City’s flagship Apple store January 18, 2011. Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register LONDON, June 9 (Reuters Breakingviews) – Tim Cook has crossed the banking divide. Big US tech firms have so far largely kept out of the lending business. … Read more

Qualcomm CEO sees growth in high-end phones even if economy slows

Chief Executive Officer and President of Qualcomm Incorporated Cristiano Amon speaks at a keynote conference during GSMA’s 2022 Mobile World Congress (MWC), in Barcelona, ​​Spain, March 1, 2022. REUTERS / Albert Gea / Files Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register DAVOS, Switzerland, May 25 (Reuters) – Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) CEO Cristiano Amon … Read more

T-Mobile launches 5G products to compete with Verizon, AT&T for business clients

A T-Mobile logo is seen on the storefront door of a store in Manhattan, New York, US, April 30, 2018. REUTERS / Shannon Stapleton Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register STOCKHOLM, May 23 (Reuters) – T-Mobile (TMUS.O) on Monday launched a suite of 5G products to lure business clients and capture some … Read more

Activist firm Elliott pushes Western Digital to split its businesses

A Western Digital office building is shown in Irvine, California, US, January 24, 2017. REUTERS / Mike Blake / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register May 3 (Reuters) – Elliott Management on Tuesday disclosed it held a stake of nearly $ 1 billion in Western Digital and pushed the company … Read more