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Lenovo Must Pay $138.7 Million for InterDigital Patents - London Court

China’s Lenovo Group Ltd must pay U.S. technology firm InterDigital Inc $138.7 million for a licence for its portfolio of telecommunications patents, London’s High Court ruled on Thursday in the latest round of a long-running dispute. InterDigital brought the lawsuit against Lenovo in 2019 over the terms on which Lenovo should take a licence of […]

Buoyant Zara Owner Inditex Invests in Tech and U.S. Expansion

Zara owner Inditex’s spring-summer 2023 collection has flown off the shelves over the past six weeks, the fast-fashion retailer said on Wednesday, in a sign that sales are keeping pace after a strong 2022. Inditex has extended its lead over Swedish rival H&M, in part thanks to a less price-sensitive customer base. As the cost […]

UK to Extend Financial Guarantee for EU Research Applicants

Britain said it would extend until the end of June the financial guarantee it has provided to ensure UK applicants to the Horizon Europe scientific research programme receive funding while negotiations continue on rejoining the scheme. Under a Brexit trade agreement signed at the end of 2020, Britain negotiated access to a range of EU […]

European Shares Fall on Sticky Inflation Worries; Uk’s Ocado Slides

European shares fell on Tuesday, with UK’s Ocado sinking after a worse-than-expected full-year loss, while data from France and Spain pointed to inflation being stickier than feared. The continent-wide STOXX 600 index slipped 0.3% in the first hour of trading, after closing sharply higher in the previous session. “Whether it be Spain, France or Germany, […]