The Burger King logo is displayed at the post where the company's stock is traded on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange August 26, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Burger King's main shareholder wins big in deal

Burger King's proposed $11.5 billion acquisition of Canada's Tim Hortons may offer big tax benefits to the U.S. fast food chain but the real tax winner is likely to be its controlling shareholder, 3G Capital.


Oracle loses bid to restore SAP verdict

Oracle Corp failed to revive a US$1.3 billion jury verdict in its long-running copyright dispute with German software company SAP SE as a U.S. appeals court said Oracle must choose to accept a lower amount or face a new trial.

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Pay-by-touch technology in next iPhone?

Apple Inc is working with Dutch chipmaker NXP Semiconductors NV to add secure near-field communications (NFC) technology into the next iPhone, which would enable smartphone users to pay by touch, the Financial Times reported, citing people familiar with Apple's plans.

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