Air France to avoid Mali crash site as 'precaution'
Air France-KLM is to avoid flying over the site in northern Mali of the crashed Air Algerie airline as a "precautionary measure", a spokesman for the French group said on Friday. The spokesman said the company would continue to serve the Malian capital Bamako, but using other flight paths to the west of the crash site in northern Mali. French officials said earlier they believed poor weather was the likely cause of Thursday's crash of an Air Algerie flight between Burkina Faso and Algeria.
Lower printer sales hurt Xerox's revenue
(Reuters) - Xerox Corp reported a 2 percent fall in second-quarter revenue, hurt by lower demand in its printing business. Net income attributable to Xerox fell to $266 million, or 22 cents per share, for the quarter ended June 30, from $271 million, or 21 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue fell to $5.29 billion from $5.39 billion a year earlier. Revenue from its printing business, which accounts for 40 percent of total revenue, fell 6 percent. (Reporting by Soham Chatterjee in Bangalore; Editing by Savio D'Souza)
BSkyB to create multinational European TV network
LONDON (AP) — London-based pay TV network BSkyB has agreed to take control of its sister companies in Italy and Germany, creating a multinational European broadcaster. The deal could have a wider impact on the media industry, giving Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox a cash boost to potentially revive its attempt to buy Time Warner.
Fox, Arnett share 'TMNT' love with Comic-Con crowd
SAN DIEGO (AP) — For the human stars of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," it's all about Michelangelo.
Chinese firm files Transformers lawsuit
The owners of a Chinese nature park have filed a lawsuit against the makers of the latest Transformers film because it failed to include the park's logo, a court said on Friday. The Transformers films are wildly popular in China, and Chinese companies from milk producers to banks have flocked to have their products endorsed in the latest instalment. The Chongqing Wulong Karst Tourism Group, which runs an area of gorges and caves in southwest China where some scenes were filmed, claims it had an agreement for the logo to be shown. It is asking Paramount Pictures and an associated Chinese company to pay more than 20 million yuan ($3.2 million) in compensation, the state-run China Daily reported.