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McDonald's loses 'Big Mac' trademark case to Irish chain Supermac's

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(Reuters) – McDonald’s Corp (MCD.N) has lost its rights to the trademark “Big Mac” in a European Union case ruling in favor of Ireland-based fast-food chain Supermac’s, according to a decision by European regulators. The logo of U.S. company McDonald’s is pictured in Rome, Italy August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Max Rossi The judgment, provided to Reuters Read More

Pulse Seismic Inc. Announces Acquisition of Seitel Canada Ltd.

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CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pulse Seismic Inc. (TSX:PSD) (OTCQX:PLSDF) (“Pulse” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce that it has today completed the acquisition of Seitel Canada Ltd. Pursuant to the terms of the acquisition (the “Acquisition”), Pulse acquired 100% of the shares of Seitel Canada Ltd. (“Seitel”), for initial cash Read More

Cruiser Capital vows to fight on at Ashland even after board deal

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BOSTON (Reuters) – Hedge fund Cruiser Capital said it plans to press on with its proxy fight at Ashland Global Holdings even after the specialty chemicals business struck a deal to refresh its board with another large shareholder. The New York-based hedge fund is asking shareholders to replace four directors, including the company’s chief executive Read More

Greenbelt Resources Receives PURNOL Funding and Commences Enhancements to Production Facility and Supply Chain Logistics

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PASO ROBLES, Calif., Jan. 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via OTC PR WIRE – Greenbelt Resources Corporation (OTC: GRCO) (Greenbelt), the developer of a sustainable ECOsystem model that transforms waste into revenue generating bioproducts including bioethanol, today announced initial funding for a licensing and exclusive distribution rights agreement from PURNOL, a California-based distribution company.  In Read More

German court throws out Qualcomm's latest patent case against Apple

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – A patent lawsuit filed by Qualcomm Inc against Apple Inc was thrown out by a German court on Tuesday, in a reversal for the U.S. chipmaker after it won a recent court ban on the sale of some iPhones in the country. FILE PHOTO: An employee of German Apple retailer Gravis displays Read More

Tokyo court denies Nissan Ghosn's latest bail request

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TOKYO (Reuters) – The Tokyo District Court on Tuesday denied former Nissan Motor Co Ltd Chairman Carlos Ghosn’s request for release on bail after his indictment last week on two new charges, making it likely the once-feted executive remains jailed for months. FILE PHOTO: Carlos Ghosn, chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, attends the Read More

Saudi teen who fled family hopes to inspire others

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A Saudi teenager who fled her family for life as a refugee in Canada has said she expects her experience will inspire others. Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, 18, took a flight to Bangkok while visiting Kuwait. When she arrived, she barricaded herself in a hotel to avoid deportation, using social media to inspire an army of Read More

Technology brings images of Holocaust survivors to life

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This August 2018 photo shows Holocaust survivor Max Glauben sitting in an interactive green screen room while filming a piece for the Dallas Holocaust Museum in Dallas.((McGuire Boles/Dallas Holocaust Museum via AP)) As the horrific events of the Holocaust move further into the past, and the remaining survivors of Nazi Germany’s reign of terror die Read More

Nissan CEO calls for Renault board to review Ghosn findings

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PARIS (Reuters) – Nissan (7201.T) expects alliance partner Renault’s (RENA.PA) board to back its ousting of Chairman Carlos Ghosn once it sees evidence from the Japanese carmaker’s investigation, Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa said in a Monday newspaper interview. FILE PHOTO: Nissan President and Chief Executive Officer Hiroto Saikawa attends a news conference at its global Read More

China sentences Canadian man to death amid Huawei row

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A Canadian man has been sentenced to death in China in a case set to escalate tensions between the two countries after the arrest of a Huawei executive in Vancouver. Robert Lloyd Schellenberg was convicted of being an accessory to drug smuggling after his plea of innocence was rejected at a sudden retrial in the Read More