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Richard Wray

Richard Wray

    In search of a white knight
    In search of a white knight
    Speculation is mounting that BP is looking for a white knight investor as the oil company, the shares of which have more than halved since the...
    High noon for Spanish government
    High noon for Spanish government
    Spain's minority government teetered on the brink this week amid renewed fears of eurozone debt contagion, as a senior French minister admitted...
    Digital divide over filesharing plans
    Digital divide over filesharing plans
    The British government's planned crackdown on unlawful online filesharing has been attacked by privacy campaigners and internet service providers...
    What is my BlackBerry trying to tell me?
    What is my BlackBerry trying to tell me?
    The new BlackBerry Curve 8520 leaves me feeling like Sonny, the young boy who befriended Skippy the Bush Kangaroo. I know it is trying to tell me...
    eBay spends billions while cutting jobs
    eBay spends billions while cutting jobs
    The online auction house eBay has announced plans to cut more than 1 000 jobs, or 10% of its global workforce, as it looks to save $150-million a...
    Nokia takes on iPhone
    Nokia takes on iPhone
    Nokia, the world's largest mobile phone company, launched an all-out assault on Apple's iPhone this week with a new range of phones that will give...
    What's the deal?
    What's the deal?
    For Jerry Yang, July 3 will loom large in his diary. That is the date that Yahoo!, the online giant he co-founded 14 years ago, has set for its...
    Vodafone's grab for growth
    Vodafone's grab for growth
    The snapping up of a controlling stake in India's fourth-largest mobile phone operator, Hutchison Essar (Hutch), is being seen as transformational...
    Virgin has the English Premiership in its sights
    Virgin has the English Premiership in its sights
    Sir Richard Branson realised his dream of getting into broadcast television this week as he sold Virgin Mobile to NTL -- netting his empire almost...
    Vodafone slashes its asset value
    Vodafone slashes its asset value
    Vodafone wiped £28-billion off the value of its business on Tuesday as it warned that tough competition in its core European markets, regulatory...
    More cash, but more gas too
    More cash, but more gas too
    BP was forced to defend its environmental policy last week after it admitted its production of greenhouse gases increased last year.
    Judge may have to force open Windows
    Judge may have to force open Windows
    The US government "remains concerned" that Microsoft is making it difficult for rivals to access Windows despite being ordered to open up its...