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Chip shortages expose Achilles’ heel of Germany’s recovery

Germany has boomed on the back of globalisation, but now the worldwide web of supply chains that turbo-charged its economy could prove a critical weakness. Shortages of semiconductors and other

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Microsoft to take smaller cut from video game developers – NYT

Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) will cut its charges for video game developers who publish games in its online store, starting August, the New York Times reported on Thursday. (https://nyti.ms/2ScCCEm) The move

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Comcast beats quarterly revenue estimates fueled by broadband demand

Comcast Corp (CMCSA.O) on Thursday reported quarterly revenue ahead of Wall Street estimates, buoyed by steady demand for its internet and wireless services due to remote work despite pandemic-related weakness

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Nokia gets on 5G growth path as new strategy takes shape

Nokia’s (NOKIA.HE) new strategy showed early signs of bearing fruit on Thursday, with higher first-quarter sales of network and 5G equipment sending its shares soaring as much as 16%. Finland’s

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Daimler, Volvo seek huge cuts in hydrogen fuel cell costs by 2027

Daimler Trucks and Volvo AB (VOLVb.ST) said on Thursday they aim jointly to cut the costs of hydrogen fuel cells by a factor of five or six by 2027 as

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Goldman shareholders nearly approve proposal requiring mandatory arbitration report

Nearly half of Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) shareholders voted in favor of examining how the bank uses mandatory arbitration in employee complaint cases, signaling that a growing number of

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Huawei cedes further ground as smaller smartphone rivals swoop in

Smartphone shipments at China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd (HWT.UL), once the world’s biggest smartphone maker, halved in the first quarter in China, as U.S. sanctions choked its supply chain even

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