Apple's iOS and Google's Android are by far the two biggest smartphone operating systems but the race is on for third place.
Danone's shares rose 5 per cent after the company released better than expected fourth-quarter results. However, the French group's dairy business in Europe has been hit hard by falling sales. In response Danone announced plans to save €200m, including the loss of 900 jobs, and aims to have slimmed down by the end of 2013.
Simon Kuper, FT Olympic commentator, and Seb Morton-Clark discuss reaction to tactics used by the eight women's badminton doubles contestants charge with not putting in their best efforts. Related article: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/76821f28-dbab-11e1-aba3-00144feab49a.html For more in depth FT coverage of the 2012 Olympic Games in London go to: http://www.ft.com/intl/london-2012-olympics
Follow The Daily Ticker on Facebook! The EU Summit is under way, the 19th such confab since the debt crisis began. This may not be Europe's absolute last chance to save the euro, but they're getting very close to the edge. "They can kick [the can] down the road a little further...but they cannot kick it very much further," says Lee Buchheit, a partner at Cleary Gottlieb Stein & Hamilton, where he specializes in sovereign debt restructuring.
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Mitt Romney would not offer targeted relief for the 11.5 million U.S.
Follow The Daily Ticker on Facebook! Investors had a long Memorial Day weekend to be free of the U.S. market, but this week could make that mini-vacation seem like a distant memory
Because they report quarterly results out of the regular cycle, technology giants Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO), Hewlett-Packard Co.
Spanish lender Bankia announced plans to sell its stakes in International Consolidated Airlines Group ( IAG ), parent company of British Airways and Iberia, a move which is seen as an effort to raise capital. The embattled bank is also planning to sell its stake holdings in other companies to ease the pressure of its mounting debts. It holds 5.4 percent in Iberdrola, the energy group which owns Scottish Power in the UK.
Student loan debt has suddenly popped onto the scene. Congress is grappling whether to continue a policy that keeps rates low, and President Obama is on a multi-state campus tour in which the subject frequently arises
Tom Horton, chief executive of American Airlines parent AMR Corp., warned in an interview that the company's restructuring plan risks falling apart if it doesn't proceed quickly enough, Jack Nicas reports on the News Hub.