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Monsanto Bolsters Its Defense of Weed Killer -- Update...
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A fight over one of the most powerful new weapons against hard-to-kill weeds, developed by agricultural giant Monsanto Co., is spilling into the courts.
By viper1 on 2017-11-09 01:04 UTC
China's largest online retailer to buy Montana beef...
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China's largest online retailer has agreed to buy $200 million worth of Montana beef over the next three years representing as many as 90,000 head of cattle and potentially invest $100 million more in a new slaughterhouse in the state under the term
By viper1 on 2017-11-09 01:03 UTC
The Murdochs Have a $25 Billion Reason to Break Up Fox: Gadfly...
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What does the fox say? I'm still not sure. But I do knowwhat Fox sees: a lot of money hiding, to the tune of $25 billion.
By viper1 on 2017-11-09 00:57 UTC
U.S. Said to Seek Sale of CNN or DirecTV in AT&T-Time Warner Deal...
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The demands from the Justice Department set up a potential battle over the fate of the pending $85.4 billion deal.
By viper1 on 2017-11-08 19:30 UTC, Edited: 2017-11-09 01:05 UTC
ICTSI Croatia offers rail service for wood industry -
Adriatic Gate Container Terminal (AGCT), ICTSI's facility at Rijeka, Croatia, launched a rail service to facilitate exports of beech wood products.
By PortToday on 2017-11-08 10:17 UTC
A major vulnerability has frozen hundreds of millions of dollars of Ethereum...
Today is not a good news day for Ethereum. A vulnerability found within a popular wallet has frozen potentially hundreds of millions of dollars of the..
By ceres on 2017-11-07 19:47 UTC
Noatum undergoes major changes -
Spains leading logistics and port operating group Noatum announced several important changes last week, one of them - new management team at Noatum Ports.
By PortToday on 2017-11-06 22:02 UTC
Saudi Arabia's royal purge 'doesn't look so bad' for long-term investors, analyst says...
Saudi Arabia's heir to the throne ordered the arrest of powerful royals and businessmen over the weekend, a move likely to alter the mood among investors.
By viper1 on 2017-11-06 17:54 UTC
Report: AT&T and Time Warner merger might be blocked by Justice Department...
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is reporting that the Department of Justice (DoJ) is considering an antitrust lawsuit against AT&Ts acquisition of Time Warner. DoJ officials have met with AT&T executives in recent
By viper1 on 2017-11-02 15:39 UTC
The bright side of the Amazon apocalypse...
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When Americans talk about the rise of Amazon and online retail, things get dystopian pretty quickly: loss of jobs, the death of local towns and brick-and-mortar shops, grueling conditions and low pay in Amazon's warehouses, etc. But there might be a b
By viper1 on 2017-10-31 15:40 UTC
There's precedent for Amazon competing with so many companies. It doesn't end well....
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When the upstart made inroads in home deliveries, Amazons slashed its diaper prices through a “Amazon Mom” program, absorbing millions in losses that pressured the startup to sell—which it ultimately did—to Amazon. The discounts were later rolled back leaving Amazon with a large swath
By viper1 on 2017-10-31 15:40 UTC, Edited: 2017-10-31 15:43 UTC
Russian ports to charge “investment dues” already in 2017 -
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Russia's Transport Ministry drafted regulations to introduce port investment fees, the collected money to be invested to develop state-owned port facilities
By PortToday on 2017-10-24 11:45 UTC
Rotterdam records a 10% growth in container volumes -
The port of Rotterdam has published its 9 months results this week, recording a 10.1% increase in container traffic compared to January-September 2016.
By PortToday on 2017-10-20 15:37 UTC
Wilhelmshaven welcomes OOCL Germany by arranging 21,413 on the quay -
This week, EUROGATE Container Terminal Wilhelmshaven served for the first time the worlds largest container ship OOCL Germany with a capacity of 21,413 TEU
By PortToday on 2017-10-20 10:24 UTC
A bitcoin ETF may be the next big thing on U.S. exchanges...
Derivatives contracts could pave the way for the funds
By rjx32 on 2017-10-19 20:48 UTC
Bitcoin suffers its biggest plunge in a month as traders fear tighter regulations...
A report by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission raised fears about future regulations.
By viper1 on 2017-10-18 15:17 UTC
Pakistan’s first coal terminal inaugurated -
Pakistans Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi inaugurated the countrys first dedicated coal, clinker and cement terminal at PortQasim - PIBT.
By PortToday on 2017-10-16 14:04 UTC
Port of Durban 95% operational after severe storms -
By the afternoon of 12 October, 95% of the total Port of Durban area was declared safe for navigation of vessels, following disruption due to severe storm
By PortToday on 2017-10-13 10:34 UTC
Georgia to begin construction of Anaklia deep sea port in December -
The construction of the Anaklia port on the eastern coast of the Black Sea in Georgia will commence at the end of December 2017.
By PortToday on 2017-10-12 11:20 UTC
Japan helps Mombasa to expand its second container terminal -
Kenya signed agreement with Japan International Cooperation Agency for a loan of USD 340 mln to construct Phase II of the second Mombasa container terminal.
By PortToday on 2017-10-11 14:31 UTC
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