Monthly Archives: April 2016

McDonald’s probes copycat burger joint in separatist east Ukraine

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The McDonald's fast food chain said its lawyers were investigating after entrepreneurs in separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine started selling McDonald's-style hamburgers out of a restaurant that the company shut down two years ago...

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Getty Images Takes Google Grievances to EU

Getty Images on Wednesday filed a competition law complaint against Google with the European Commission. The company last year filed an "interested third party" submission in support of the EC's investigation into Google's anticompetitive business practices. Getty's complaint, in essence, is that Google Images facilitates piracy of high-res copyrighted content.

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The art of being useful

ONE of the economic mysteries of recent years is why productivity gains have been so slow. It is a big issue for the developed world since, with workforces likely to stagnate or shrink as the baby boomers retire, productivity will have to do all the wo...

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