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New Facebook bug exposes photos of 6.8m users to third parties

Fri 14 December 2018 15:57

(Sharecast News) - A new Facebook bug gave third-party app developers access to private photos of up to 6.8m users from the period of 12 days earlier this year.

LSE poaches new chairman from Experian

Fri 14 December 2018 15:07

(Sharecast News) - London Stock Exchange has appointed Experian's Donald Robert as its new chairman, succeeding Donald Brydon, who will leave after the annual general meeting next May.

Merck to buy Antelliq Group for EUR2.1bn

Fri 14 December 2018 14:25

(Sharecast News) - Merck has agreed to buy privately-held French digital animal identification, traceability and monitoring solutions company Antelliq Group from funds advised by BC Partners for €2.1bn in cash.

Go-Ahead wins first contract in Australia

Fri 14 December 2018 13:36

(Sharecast News) - Transport operator Go-Ahead Group said on Friday that it has won its first contract in Australia.

MPs to vote on FOBTs next week, GVC shares fly

Fri 14 December 2018 12:32

(Sharecast News) - Shares in GVC Holdings were galloping higher on Friday after the confirmation that a parliamentary vote will be held next week on legislation to crack down on fixed-odds betting terminals.

Richard Berliand to chair TP ICAP board from May

Fri 14 December 2018 12:21

(Sharecast News) - TP ICAP announced on Friday that Richard Berliand would join its board as a non-executive director and chairman-designate during the first quarter of 2019.

Ofgem calls for changes from SSE Orkney link

Fri 14 December 2018 12:11

(Sharecast News) - The UK energy regulator has provided some constructive criticism of SSE's planned new electricity link connecting wind farms and tidal power projects on the island of Orkney.

AO World announces another delay to Mobile Phones Direct acquisition

Fri 14 December 2018 12:03

(Sharecast News) - AO World updated the market on its acquisition of Mobile Phones Direct on Friday, with a further delay to the transaction's expected completion date.

LVMH to buy luxury hotel group Belmond

Fri 14 December 2018 10:35

(Sharecast News) - French luxury group LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton has agreed to buy Belmond, the owner of the Hotel Cipriani in Venice, in a $2.6bn deal.

Capita gets tongue-lashing over army recruitment drive

Fri 14 December 2018 09:31

(Sharecast News) - Capita's attempts to operate an army recruitment drive have faced "significant problems" and failed to hit soldier targets every year, according to a report from the National Audit Office.