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  • The joint venture's two parent companies have held regular discussions over the years about Sony Ericsson's ownership structure, the people said, but Sony is pushing for a deal as competitors such as Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. forge ahead with closely coupled strategies for smartphones and tablet computers.

    Sony Itches to Return to Mobile Arms Race

  • It is expected to announce on Thursday that Best Western International Inc., which isn't among the new online venture's owners, has signed up to offer rooms through the site, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.

    Hotels Ally on Booking Site

  • That's a good thing, says German Khan , an AAR principal who insiders say essentially has run TNK-BP since the joint venture's BP-backed chief executive fled Russia during a row between the shareholders three years ago.

    TNK-BP Russian Partner Relishes Conflict

  • They declined to say how much the companies will spend but said the venture's loss is projected at less than $50 million in its first year.

    Hispanic TV Gets Crowded

  • In an era of shrinking overall military budgets, lawmakers have sharply criticized the Boeing-Lockheed venture's escalating costs.

    U.S. Widens Rocket Field

  • The latest friction recalls the tense relations at TNK-BP in 2008, when a conflict between BP and its partners alarmed investors and led the venture's BP-backed CEO to flee Russia.

    BP Blocks Russian Partners From Arctic Deal

  • TNK-BP's management, led by Chief Executive Mikhail Fridman , who also leads the Russian shareholders group, had proposed to the venture's board that TNK-BP buy BP shares from the company to swap them for the Rosneft stake.

    BP Blocks Russian Partners From Arctic Deal

  • Hulu LLC is planning to shrink its board, according to people familiar with the matter, shaking up the Web-video venture's governance as it hashes out its future within the media business.

    Video Site Hulu Plans to Shrink Its Board

  • The venture's success at taking so much cash out of a property is unusual at a time when most commercial real estate is still feeling the hangover from the recession.

    Big Retailer Zara Scores NBA Store

  • The venture's teams have been directly advising the Japanese and U.S. governments.

    GE Steps Up Reactor Aid


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