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India's largest hotel chain OYO to expand into Britain

Sep 19 2018

LONDON OYO Hotels, India's largest and fastest-growing hotel chain, aims to shake up Britain's budget accommodation market with a franchising and marketing strategy to sign up 300 independent hotels before 2020, its founder told Reuters on Wednesday.

UPDATE 1-India's largest hotel chain OYO to expand into Britain

Sep 19 2018

* Whitbread's Premier Inn leads UK's economy hotel market (Adds details on UK expansion, comments, company background)

India's largest hotel chain OYO set to expand into Britain

Sep 19 2018

LONDON, Sept 19 OYO, India's fastest growing hotel chain, is set to shake up Britain's budget accommodation market with a high-tech franchising and marketing strategy to sign up 300 independent hotels by the end of 2019, its founder told Reuters on Wednesday.

British air taxi firm takes flight, inspired by F1 racing advances

Sep 12 2018

LONDON A British energy entrepreneur and one-time Formula 1 racing team owner is entering the race to build new inter-city "flying taxi" services that tap recent aerospace advances while steering clear of more fanciful blue-sky visions touted by tech-focused rivals. | Video

Swedish doctor-patient video app Kry to expand into France

Sep 07 2018

LONDON Kry, the best-funded digital health care start-up in Europe, said on Friday it would expand into France later this month with its smartphone-based app that connects patients to doctors for advice, prescriptions and medical referrals.

Ericsson, Samsung gain share in network gear as ZTE slumps

Aug 23 2018

LONDON/STOCKHOLM Ericsson increased its share of the mobile networks market in the second quarter, while Samsung Electronics jumped into fourth place, data from industry research firm Dell'Oro showed.

Exclusive: Insurtech firm wefox in talks with suitors including Softbank - sources

Aug 01 2018

LONDON Wefox, one of Europe's fastest-growing insurance technology firms, is close to settling on a new "triple-digit million" euro funding round, with Softbank's Vision Fund among the suitors, three sources familiar with the negotiations said.

Nokia, T-Mobile US agree $3.5 billion deal, world's first big 5G award

Jul 30 2018

LONDON T-Mobile US named Nokia to supply it with $3.5 billion in next-generation 5G network gear, marking the world's largest 5G deal so far and solid evidence of a new wireless upgrade cycle starting to take root. | Video

Nokia, T-Mobile US agree $3.5 billion deal, world's first big 5G award

Jul 30 2018

LONDON T-Mobile US named Nokia to supply it with $3.5 billion in next-generation 5G network gear, the firms said on Monday, marking the world's largest 5G deal so far and concrete evidence of a new wireless upgrade cycle taking root. | Video

Stock market newbie Spotify hits targets, plays down challenges

Jul 26 2018

LONDON Market leading music streamer Spotify added 10 percent more paid subscribers in the second quarter and said it was on track to meet its full-year targets as it downplayed reports it was losing ground to rival Apple Music in the United Sates.

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