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/ 30 November 2007

Bain sees TV time growing faster than web

Time spent watching television will rise faster than leisure time spent on the web until 2012, while a major audience for internet video could take even longer to develop, consultancy Bain & Co said on Thursday. The data could be sobering to TV networks and web media companies, which are investing heavily in internet video sites.

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/ 4 September 2007

GDF, Suez agree new energy merger

Gaz de France and Suez on Monday agreed to create the world’s third-largest listed power and gas company after President Nicolas Sarkozy stepped in to prevent the 18-month old deal from collapsing. The politically charged ”merger of equals”, delayed by disputes over valuation and control, will be on the basis of 21 Gaz de France shares for 22 Suez shares.