(Srilankamirror) – World’s largest maker of personal computers, Hewlett-Packard, is to cut 27,000 jobs by end of 2014.
(Srilankamirror) – Google’s $12.5bn (£7.9bn) purchase of US phone maker Motorola Mobility has been completed days after it received approval from the Chinese government.
(Srilankamirror) – Facebook’s flotation has run into more controversy amid reports of concerns about the way advisers disclosed information to investors.
(Srilankamirror) – Google’s Chrome has overtaken Microsoft’s Internet Explorer as the most widely used web browser in the world.
(Srilankamirror) – The Etisalat Appzone champions 2012 awards ceremony was held at the Waters Edge recently.
(Srilankamirror) – Facebook shares ended their first day of trading at $38.23, barely above the company’s initial pricing of $38.
(Srilankamirror) – Sri Lanka’s large tea growers have opposed a proposal by major exporters to import teas for re-export to make the island a global hub for blending and packing to retail markets.
(Srilankamirror) – Sri Lanka’s best-selling radial tyre brand CEAT has introduced three new tyre sizes under the sub brand Milaze.
(Srilankamirror) – Bogala Graphite Lanka Plc, a mine controlled by Germany’s Graphitewerk Kropfmuhl lost 15 million rupees in the March 2012 quarter, from a year earlier as it was hit by forex loss, interim accounts showed.
(Srilankamirror) – Dumee International Pvt Ltd, which enables cash exchange services under lower rates, has expanded operations in London.
(Srilankamirror) – Sri Lanka’s Commercial Leasing and Finance Limited and Orient Financial Services Corporation Limited plan to list their stock via an introduction, the Colombo Stock Exchange said Friday.
(Srilankamirror) – Facebook has launched its own online app store to promote mobile programs that operate using the social network.
(Srilankamirror) – Mr. Samantha Rajapaksa has been appointed as the Managing Director of the AMW Group.
(Srilankamirror) – HelpAge International received the Hilton Humanitarian Prize at the Global Philanthropy Forum in Washington, D.C.
(Srilankamirror) – A US jury has found that internet giant Google had infringed on the overall copyrights related to its Java programming language.
(Srilankamirror) – Asian Paints launched Sri Lanka’s first interior paint with Teflon surface protector recently.
(Srilankamirror) – Samsung has unveiled its latest flagship smartphone – the Galaxy S3.
Srilankamirror – Dialog today announced that it has joined hands with Cisco Systems to bring Cisco WebEx, the world’s leading platform for Rich Media conferencing and collaboration.
(Srilankamirror) – Microsoft has invested $300m (£185m) in a digital venture with US bookseller Barnes and Noble.
(Srilankamirror) – Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC has appointed Ravi Dias as Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, and Jegan Durairatnam as Executive Director/Chief Operating Officer.