Social media company Facebook has shut down a few Irish departments. Those parts were used in fiscal constructions that allowed Facebook to pay less tax.
Delivery Hero has to give up order app Yogiyo in South Korea from regulators. Only then can the $ 4 billion takeover of rival Woowa Brothers continue.
A more contagious British variant of the coronavirus is advancing further in Europe and beyond. Now Ireland also reports that the mutation has surfaced in the country. The Irish authorities hope to have more clarity about the spread of the mutated virus in the country in the near future.
Consumer confidence in the euro area increased in December, despite the mounting COVID-19 figures and the tightening of measures to contain the virus in many European countries. This is apparent from a preliminary estimate by the European Commission. Probably they got the confidence from the news about the vaccines.
The American sporting goods brand Nike has achieved a higher turnover in the last quarter, thanks in particular to a strong growth in sales over the internet. The profits of the producer of sneakers and sportswear also increased.
A long line of cars runs step by step towards the border on the outskirts of the city of Londonderry. Two cops with mouth caps are gonna stop every car. “Where are you going? What is the purpose of your visit?” Motorists must turn around for no valid reason.
The French and Dutch authorities are discussing the recapitalisation of Air France-KLM. That’s what the French Minister of Transport Jean-Baptiste Djebbari said to CNews. France would seek to integrate the company more closely, probably referring to less autonomy for KLM.
iPhone maker Apple works on its own modem chips for mobile devices. This is What Johny Srouji, who leads Apple’s development of its own chips, has told the company’s staff, writes Bloomberg based on the insider info.