U.S. shoppers formed long lines at store checkout counters on Black Friday to snap up deep discounts on clothing and electronics, offering evidence that a healthy economy and rising wages are translating into stronger consumer spending at the start of retailers’ make-or-break holiday season.
A10 Networks Inc , a U.S. technology company whose software and hardware help keep networks and data centers secure, is exploring options that include a potential sale of the company, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.
The radio unit of Italy’s biggest commercial broadcaster Mediaset is looking to enter the Spanish market and does not rule out potential acquisitions, Mediaset Radio CEO Paolo Salvaderi said on Friday.
Asked for comment on a Wall Street Journal report regarding China’s Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL], a foreign ministry spokesman on Friday said China hoped the relevant countries could provide a fair environment for its companies.
The U.S. government is trying to persuade wireless and internet providers in allied countries to avoid telecommunications equipment from China’s Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL], the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.
Meituan Dianping’s share price plunged on Friday after the Chinese online food delivery-to-ticketing firm reported a far wider quarterly operating loss amid a costly battle with rivals including Alibaba-backed Ele.me.