French train maker Alstom reported a rise in third-quarter sales on Thursday, bolstered by contract wins in Europe and stronger market clout as it integrates the rail unit it bought from Bombardier last year. The Paris-based firm reported sales of 3.92 billion euros ($4.45 billion), compared with the 3.71 billionContinue Reading

People are spending an average of 4.8 hours a day on their mobile phones, according to app monitoring firm App Annie. In 2020, UK regulator Ofcom found similar amounts of time spent, although its research included watching TV. App Annie’s report indicates that apps were downloaded 230 billion times in 2021, whileContinue Reading

Alibaba Group today kicked off its 2021 11.11 Global Shopping Festival. (Photo: Business Wire) October 20, 2021 03:21 AM Eastern Daylight Time SHANGHAI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA; HKEX: 9988) today officially kicked off its 13th annual 11.11 Global Shopping Festival (“11.11” or “Festival”) with an emphasis on sustainabilityContinue Reading

Bahrain International Airport (BIA) is rolling out additional health and safety measures to protect the wellbeing of passengers and staff at the terminal, said a report citing an announcement from Bahrain Airport Company (BAC). The CAA guidelines are in line with the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO latest guidelines forContinue Reading

Even the ultra-wealthy can get skittish about dropping $50 million on a boat, so superyacht salesmen like Thom Conboy are having to do more hand-holding these days. A checklist of global challenges — including the U.S. trade war with China, a messy Brexit and Germany teetering on recession — hasContinue Reading