Citing Reuters report, health groups push tech firms to police tobacco marketing

Citing Reuters report, health groups push tech firms to police tobacco marketing
(Reuters) – More than 100 public health and anti-tobacco organizations are calling on Facebook Inc, Instagram, Twitter and Snap Inc to take “swift action” to curb advertising of tobacco products on their platforms. FILE PHOTO; Ayame Tachibana, a 27 year old Japanese model who is marketing a new cigarette alternative from Philip Morris International, shows off a Valentine’s Day card... Read More

CBS made informal offer to buy Starz: The Information

CBS made informal offer to buy Starz: The Information
FILE PHOTO: The CBS “eye” and logo are seen outside the CBS Broadcast Center on West 57th St. in Manhattan, New York, U.S., April 29, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo (Reuters) – CBS Corp has expressed interest in acquiring cable channel Starz from Lions Gate Entertainment, the Information reported on Friday, citing four people familiar with the situation. Joseph Ianniello, the... Read More

Lloyds defends CEO pay after investor anger at annual investor meeting

Lloyds defends CEO pay after investor anger at annual investor meeting
LONDON (Reuters) – Lloyds Banking Group has defended the 6.3 million pound ($8.06 million) pay package awarded to chief executive Antonio Horta-Osorio, after criticism from politicians and investor trade bodies. FILE PHOTO: A woman looks at her phone as she walks past a branch of Lloyds bank in London, Britain, July 20, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo Horta-Osorio’s pay in 2018... Read More

U.S. judge dumps ‘Pooey Puitton’ lawsuit against Louis Vuitton

U.S. judge dumps ‘Pooey Puitton’ lawsuit against Louis Vuitton
FILE PHOTO: A woman with a Louis Vuitton-branded shopping bag looks towards the entrance of a branch store by LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton in Vienna, Austria October 4, 2018. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner/File Photo (Reuters) – Louis Vuitton has won the dismissal of a lawsuit by a California toy company that accused the French luxury goods maker of trying to interfere... Read More

Ubisoft’s fourth quarter misses company’s expectations

Ubisoft’s fourth quarter misses company’s expectations
The Ubisoft booth is shown at the E3 2017 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, California, U.S. June 13, 2017. REUTERS/ Mike Blake (Reuters) – French video game producer Ubisoft on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net bookings of 676.7 million euros, below company’s expectations of approximately 698.0 million euros. Fourth-quarter sales stood at 516.5 million euros ($578.69 million), also missing the... Read More