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  • MSN Messenger to end after 15 years

    Date: Sat, 30/08/2014 - 15:05

    Microsoft's Windows Live Messenger will officially be switched off in China in October, marking an end of an era and the 15-year-old service. Originally known as MSN Messenger, it was launched in 1999 to be subsequently switched off for most users in 2013 after...
  • Music streams are up and downloads are down. Why is that a surprise?

    Date: Sat, 30/08/2014 - 10:49

    “Streaming music is cannibalising download sales”. A phrase which gets anyone connected with the music industry hot under the collar. This technological shift causing a lot of panicked flapping about, however it really shouldn’t be this much of a shock. The transition...
  • Eurozone in crisis as inflation slips to five year low

    Date: Sat, 30/08/2014 - 09:46

    Eurozone inflation fell to its lowest level since November 2009 this August, as analysts warn that price growth in the currency bloc is “worryingly low”. Prices grew at just 0.3pc in the year to August, down 0.1 percentage point from July, according to a preliminary...
  • Lufthansa Group raises operating profit for first half-year

    Date: Fri, 29/08/2014 - 14:26

    Improved cost structures and lower depreciation help increase operating profit by EUR 41 million to EUR 114 million / competitive pressures on fares, devaluation of the Venezuelan bolivar and pilots’ strike depress second-quarter results / Lufthansa Group to slow...
  • European markets gain ahead of inflation data

    Date: Fri, 29/08/2014 - 10:26

    Notwithstanding the flurry of economic statistics that came out yesterday, the markets were more focused on the geopolitical events, which at this stage are more unpredictable. The equity markets closed lower after Ukraine said that Russian troops have entered the...
  • Publication of Financial Stability Report 2013

    Date: Thu, 28/08/2014 - 13:53

    The Central Bank of Malta is publishing the sixth edition of its Financial Stability Report, covering the year 2013. The Report covers developments in the Maltese financial system, identifying potential risks and vulnerabilities and evaluating the system’s resilience...
  • European Markets climb on expected ECB support

    Date: Thu, 28/08/2014 - 13:02

    The value of global equities reached a record $66 trillion as rallies in Brazil, Japan and the US added more than $2.2 trillion in value since August. Investors are betting that new stimulus will revive growth while Geopolitical risk is mostly being disregarded. US
  • GasanMamo Insurance helps safeguard teens when driving

    Date: Thu, 28/08/2014 - 12:49

    Turning 18 is an exciting time for anyone and represents a number of things to most people; more freedom, the right to vote and the opportunity to get a car and drive off. While the excitement for teens increases as cars are researched and lessons booked, the same...
  • International Fleet bound for Malta

    Date: Thu, 28/08/2014 - 12:30

    Organised by the Royal Malta Yacht Club, the 2014 Rolex Middle Sea Race will start on the 18th October in the spectacular Grand Harbour opposite the Saluting Battery in Valletta, Malta.
  • Fortytwo Telecom appoints new CEO

    Date: Thu, 28/08/2014 - 09:27

    Fortytwo Telecom, mobile messaging solutions and telecommunications provider, announced today that Glen Warren has been appointed as its new Chief Executive Officer. Over the past decade, Glen has worked in various industries including education, travel, automotive,...