Lone Star, Goldman bid for failed Japan REIT: sources

TOKYO (Reuters) – Lone Star , the Development Bank of Japan and Goldman Sachs Group Inc are among the final bidders for failed Japanese real estate investment trust New City Residence Investment Corp, two people familiar with the transaction said.

Lone Star, Goldman bid for failed Japan REIT: sources (Reuters)

Reuters – Lone Star , the Development Bank of Japan and Goldman Sachs Group Inc are among the final bidders for failed Japanese real estate investment trust New City Residence Investment Corp, two people familiar with the transaction said.

Is the old boys’ club choking Britain’s broadband?

When Kip Meek, chairman of the ‘Government’s leading advisory group on broadband’, told an audience in November that it was ‘unfair’ for the Government to plough money into a fibre broadband network, it was doubtless music to the ears of ministers. One

New Russian Cargo Ship Docks at Space Station (SPACE.com)

An unmanned Russian space freighter docked at the International Space Station early Friday with a fresh delivery of chocolate and coffee for the orbital outpost’s three-astronaut crew. The automated cargo ship at a berth on the station’s Earth-facing

Microsoft to open own stores, take on Apple

SEATTLE (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp announced plans Thursday to open its own chain of branded stores as it looks to catch up with rival Apple Inc’s successful move into retailing.

Telecom industry faces moment of truth

LONDON (Reuters) – The world’s mobile telecom industry will gather in the Spanish city of Barcelona next week, hoping to find ways to outwit the downturn, powerful new rivals and software developers threatening to steal their thunder.