Angry shareholders of HSBC on Friday bombarded the group's board with barrage of accusations ranging from financing Mexican drug cartels to supporting tax havens, slashing jobs and mis-selling products.
News Corp has adopted a �poison pill� to prevent challenges to Rupert Murdoch's control of his family media empire , as it splits into separate entertainment and publishing businesses.
The size of Yahoo!'s Hulu bid is not known, but Yahoo! entered the race to buy Hulu this morning, alongside at least six other buyers, according to reports.
The BBC has suspended its chief technology officer and admitted wasting nearly �100m on a five-year project intended to make the corporation "tapeless", saying that to continue with the project would be "throwing good money after bad".
... Off. � US jobs numbers better-than-expected; markets down � US manufacturing falls to seven month low � UK Q1 GDP unrevised at 0.3pc in second estimate � Markets tumble after unexpected China figures � China factory activity falls for first time in 7 ...