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Ericsson has dismissed 50 employees following U.S. corruption probe

Ericsson has dismissed 50 employees following U.S. corruption probe

Published 18/10/2018

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Mobile telecom gear maker Ericsson (ERICb.ST) said on Thursday that it has dismissed 50 people over a U.S. corruption probe it warned [more…]

Google to charge smartphone makers for Google Play in Europe

Google to charge smartphone makers for Google Play in Europe

Published 18/10/2018

BRUSSELS/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google on Tuesday revamped how it distributes its mobile apps in the European Union, introducing a licensing fee [more…]

Trio wins chemistry Nobel for work on antibody drugs, smart enzymes

Trio wins chemistry Nobel for work on antibody drugs, smart enzymes

Published 04/10/2018

STOCKHOLM/LONDON (Reuters) - Two Americans and a Briton won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Chemistry on Wednesday for harnessing the power of evolution to generate [more…]

Physics Nobel for laser pioneers includes first woman in 55 years

Physics Nobel for laser pioneers includes first woman in 55 years

Published 02/10/2018

STOCKHOLM/LONDON (Reuters) - A trio of American, French and Canadian scientists won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Physics on Tuesday for breakthroughs in laser technology [more…]

Scientists behind game-changing cancer immunotherapies win Nobel…

Scientists behind game-changing cancer immunotherapies win Nobel…

Published 01/10/2018

STOCKHOLM/LONDON (Reuters) - American James Allison and Japanese Tasuku Honjo won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine on Monday for game-changing discoveries about [more…]

Swedish parliament to hold confidence vote in PM Lofven on Tuesday

Swedish parliament to hold confidence vote in PM Lofven on Tuesday

Published 24/09/2018

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish lawmakers will hold a mandatory vote on Tuesday on whether parliament continues to support Prime Minister Stefan Lofven following the Sept. [more…]

Deep sea robots reveal mineral riches in the abyss

Deep sea robots reveal mineral riches in the abyss

Published 23/09/2018

BERGEN, Norway (Reuters) - From the safety of their research vessel, scientists are exploring one of Earth’s last frontiers - the sea floor - to [more…]

Volvo Cars drops IPO citing trade tensions and downturn

Volvo Cars drops IPO citing trade tensions and downturn

Published 10/09/2018

BEIJING/PARIS (Reuters) - Volvo Cars and its owner Geely said on Monday they had postponed plans to float shares in the Swedish carmaker, blaming trade [more…]

Sweden faces complex coalition talks after far-right gains

Sweden faces complex coalition talks after far-right gains

Published 10/09/2018

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden faced weeks of uncertainty after its mainstream center-left and center-right blocs emerged in a dead heat from an election on Sunday, [more…]

Norway’s $1 trillion fund to beef up scrutiny of sustainability,…

Norway’s $1 trillion fund to beef up scrutiny of sustainability,…

Published 05/09/2018

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway’s $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund will demand that companies in which it invests follow stricter guidelines on global sustainability, including efforts [more…]