(MENAFN - AFP) Microsoft apps such as Office and Skype will be installed on Lenovo mobile devices powered by Android software under the terms of a collaboration announced late Monday.
The US technology giant and the Chinese computer titan said they were "deepening their strategic relationship" with a move that could add to the ranks of people using Microsoft programs as services ...
(MENAFN - AFP) German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave strong backing Monday to Italian premier Matteo Renzi, suggesting she could be flexible over EU budget rules as Rome grapples to kickstart its stalling economy.
She made the comments at a press conference on the Giuseppe Garibaldi aircraft carrier, after talks with Renzi and French President Francois Hollande.
(MENAFN - AFP) Paramount's $100 million remake of "Ben-Hur" bombed in its opening weekend at the North American box office, industry data showed Monday, putting it on course to become the summer's biggest flop.
The chariot racing epic brought in just $11.2 million, said box office monitor Exhibitor Relations, making it the highest-profile casualty in a season which has seen ...
(MENAFN - AFP) Poland said Monday it would raise spending next year, but still keep its deficit just under an EU-wide limit of 3.0 percent of GDP, while also cutting the growth forecast for central Europe's largest economy.
The finance ministry pegged the 2017 deficit at 2.9 percent of GDP in a Monday statement, or 59.3 billion zloty (137 billion euro, $156 billion).
(MENAFN - AFP) US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer announced Monday that it will acquire Medivation for about $14 billion, besting Sanofi and other large drug companies that had sought the biotech firm's lucrative cancer treatments.
The all-cash deal brings Pfizer the hit medication Xtandi, which generated $2.2 billion in revenues over the last year in treating advanced metastatic ...