Mother of Uber CEO killed in boating accident -newspaper
May 27 The mother of ride-hailing firm Uber's chief executive has died in a boating accident near Fresno, California on Friday, the Fresno Bee reported on Saturday.
OSLO, July 23 Norwegian telecoms group Telenor reported second quarter earnings slightly ahead of expectations on Tuesday, maintained its full-year guidance and launched a new share buyback programme.
Telenor's second-quarter earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) rose 9.8 percent to 8.86 billion Norwegian crowns ($1.50 billion), coming slightly ahead of analysts' expectation for 8.77 billion crowns.
It added that it continued to see annual organic revenue growth of 2 to 4 percent and an EBITDA margin of 34 percent for the full year. ($1 = 5.9264 Norwegian crowns) (Reporting by Balazs Koranyi)
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May 27 General Motors Co said on Saturday that proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services has recommended that shareholders vote against a slate of directors proposed by hedge fund Greenlight Capital and reject the hedge fund's plan to divide GM shares into two classes.