WASHINGTON - U.S. regulators are in the early stages of an antitrust probe into whether Google Inc, the top player in Web display advertising, breaks antitrust law in how it handles some advertising sales, a source told Reuters on Thursday.
LONDON - From ketchup to hot drinks, family-run investment firms are shaking up the consumer deals market, squeezing out private equity players and forcing them to change strategy.
BEIJING/HONG KONG - China reiterated its opposition on Thursday to a European Union plan to limit airline carbon dioxide emissions and called for talks to resolve the issue a day after its major airlines refused to pay any carbon costs under the new law.
Bertelsmann eyes Springer Science bid: paper
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German media group Bertelsmann BERT.UL is considering making a bid for Springer Science+Business SPSBM.UL, the world's second-largest publisher of scientific journals, the Financial Times said on Monday.
Bertelsmann is said to have signalled "firm intent" about making a bid earlier this year, the Financial Times said, without citing sources.
On Saturday a German newspaper report had said Springer Science+Business may list on the stock market in the near future.
(Reporting By Edward Taylor; Editing by Greg Mahlich)
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