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Cyberattack cost Maersk as much as $300 million and disrupted operations for 2 weeks.

A June cyberattack that snarled shipping terminal operations worldwide — and briefly shut down the Port of Los Angeles' largest cargo terminal — has cost the Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk $200 million to $300 million, the company said this week. The unprecedented attack forced workers...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Uber persuades federal court to stop unhappy customer from suing in court.

REUTERS/Danish SiddiquiUber Technologies on Thursday won a victory in its effort to keep unhappy customers from suing in court, persuading a federal appeals court to send a Connecticut passenger's price-fixing case against the ride-service company into arbitration. Overturning a lower court ruling, the 2nd U.S. Circuit ...

- Business Insider - US

Oppn leaders attend Sharad Yadav's conference.

Top Opposition leaders from Rahul Gandhi to Sitaram Yechury on Thursday lent their weight to Sharad Yadav in his fight against JD chief Nitish Kumar who has sided with BJP to form a government in Bihar. The Save Composite Culture Conference was a show of strength by Opposition and witnessed the attendance of former Prime ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Police search for journalist missing since trip on home-made submarine.

Copenhagen police have said they are looking for a body in the case of a Swedish journalist missing since a trip on a home-made submarine.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Vestas wind turbine project delays hit profits and revenues.

Danish group's shares fall as it warns installation and grid problems could hurt results

- Financial Times - US

Vestas: blade stunner.

Danish company's main market looks surprisingly solid for the foreseeable future

- Financial Times - US

Kim Wall presumed dead: Copenhagen Police.

Copenhagen Police have confirmed that they are looking for a body in the ongoing search for missing Swedish journalist Kim Wall.

- The Local - SE

Carlsberg profits rise despite stagnant sales.

HELSINKI " Danish brewer Carlsberg says its profits rose in the first six months of the year, despite a decline in consumption in the key eastern European market, particularly Russia.The Copenhagen-based maker of Tuborg beer...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Swedish lawmakers boost defense budget over next 2 years.

COPENHAGEN, Denmark " Sweden's defense minister said Wednesday that lawmakers, including some from two center-right opposition parties, have agreed to boost the Swedish defense budget with an annual extra 2.7 billion kronor ($334...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Danish police look for body in missing journalist case.

Copenhagen police say they are looking for a body in the case of a Swedish journalist missing since a trip on a home-built submarine.

- FOX News - US

Sonova plays catch up with Danish rivals on hearing-aid tech.

ZURICH - Sonova on Thursday launched a new hearing aid microchip capable of streaming audio directly from wireless mobile devices as the Swiss company aims to close the gap to Danish competitors that pioneered similar technology years ago.

- Reuters - US

World's biggest shipper: cyberattack cost up to $300 million

COPENHAGEN, Denmark " The June cyberattack that paralyzed the computer systems in companies around the world is estimated to have cost the world's biggest container shipping line between $200 million and $300 million, A.P. Moller-Maersk...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Life jacket find in Denmark submarine case unlikely related

COPENHAGEN, Denmark " Police in Denmark say that Swedish volunteers looking for leads in the search for a missing Swedish woman who was on an amateur-built submarine the night before it sank off Copenhagen have found "parts of...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Sonova plays catch up with Danish rivals on hearing-aid tech

ZURICH - Sonova on Thursday launched a new hearing aid that streams audio directly from wireless mobile devices as the Swiss company closes the gap to Danish competitors who pioneered similar technology.

- Reuters - US

'Game of Thrones' suffers another leak

'Game of Thrones' has suffered its second confirmed leak of season seven. Sunday's episode was released early in Spain, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland.

- CNN - US

UEFA Champions League Anthem sounds in a new way

Azerbaijan's FC Qarabag who defeated Danish Kobenhavn 1-0 in the first match of the two-legged UEFA Champions League play-off round is on the verge of another success.

- AzerNews - AZ

Sri Lankan youth leader among ten UNDP talents joining 1000 global talents in Denmark to solve global challenges

Aug 16, Colombo: Fadhil Bakeer Markar, Head of Communications & Youth Focal Point at UNDP in Sri Lanka is among the Ten UNDP staff members from across the globe who have joined 1,000 bright global talents at the UNLEASH 2017 Innovation Lab event that is held from the 13th to 21st of August in Denmark.

- ColomboPage.com - LK

Moller-Maersk puts cost of cyber attack at up to $300m

Container shipping conditions best since financial crisis, says Danish conglomerate

- Financial Times - US

Carlsberg lifts profits but volume dips

Investors push shares down as Danish brewer leaves outlook unchanged

- Financial Times - US

Maersk upbeat on shipping outlook, faces hefty cyber attack bill

COPENHAGEN - Denmark's A.P. Moller Maersk gave an upbeat outlook for container shipping on Wednesday, lifting its shares by as much as 4.5 percent as investors looked beyond one-off second-quarter charges and a costly cyber attack on its operations.

- Reuters - US

US report lists attacks on Hindus in Bangladesh, Pakistan

 A US government report on religious freedom lists attacks on Hindus in Bangladesh, Pakistan and elsewhere as well as restrictions on Sikhs in France and Denmark.

- BDNews24 - BD

World's biggest shipper: cyberattack cost up to $300 million

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — The June cyberattack that paralyzed the computer systems in companies around the world is estimated to have cost the world's biggest container shipping line between $200 million and $300 million, A.P. Moller-Maersk said Wednesday. The Copenhagen-based group, which was particularly severely ...

- SFGate - US

Technical problems force SAS planes to turn back three times in a week

A Scandinavian Airlines flight from Copenhagen to Shanghai was forced to turn back due to a technical problem on Tuesday evening.

- The Local - SE

Danish police to investigate misuse of EU fishing rules

Danish police have been asked to investigate the public administration of EU fishing rules after national auditors found examples of fishermen who, in reports to the ministry, pretended to own vessels and quotas. This practice may have led to Danish fishing quotas being in reality concentrated on just a few owners. ...

- EU Observer - EU

US report lists attacks on Hindus in Bangladesh, Pakistan

A US government report on religious freedom lists attacks on Hindus in Bangladesh, Pakistan and elsewhere as well as restrictions on Sikhs in France and Denmark.

- Zee News - IN

Bogus police officers stealing from Chinese tourists in Denmark

The Chinese embassy in Denmark has warned tourists to beware of fraudsters posing as police officers, according to a newspaper report. The alert was published on the embassy’s website in Copenhagen on Saturday, saying that bogus police were checking tourists’ wallets and travel documents and stealing cash, The ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Life jacket find in Denmark submarine case unlikely related

Police in Denmark say that Swedish volunteers looking for leads in the search for a missing Swedish woman who was on an amateur-built submarine the night before it sank off Copenhagen have found "parts of a life jacket" but say it's probably not related to the case.

- FOX News - US

Moller-Maersk: cyberattack cost up to $300 million

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — The world's biggest container shipping line A.P. Moller-Maersk says the June cyberattack that paralyzed its core shipping business is estimated to have cost the company between $200 million and $300 million. The Copenhagen-based group says the impact will first be reflected in third quarter ...

- SFGate - US

Facebook expands Marketplace trading service across Europe

Facebook is stepping up its moves into e-commerce by expanding its service for connecting local buyers and sellers into 17 new European markets, the US company said this week. Marketplace, which sits alongside Facebook's mainstay newsfeed, photo, video, messaging and other services, marks fresh competition for ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Azerbaijani Qarabag beats Danish Kobenhavn 1-0

- Today.Az - AZ

Azerbaijani Qarabag beats Danish Kobenhavn 1-0

The Azerbaijani FC Qarabag have defeated Danish Kobenhavn 1-0 in the first match of the two-legged UEFA Champions League play-off round at Tofig Bahramov Stadium in Baku.

- AzerNews - AZ

Denmark's Prince Henrik admitted to hospital during holiday with royal family in France

Earlier in August, the prince said he did not want to be buried next to his wife because she hadn't made him king.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

No sign of reporter who disappeared from submarine

Air, sea, and land searches yielded no clues about the fate of a Swedish reporter last seen on an amateur-built Danish submarine nearly a week ago.

- IOL - ZA

Facebook expands its Craigslist-like Marketplace into 17 European markets

Facebook has announced that it's expanding its buying-and-selling Marketplace service to 17 new markets in Europe. Marketplace first landed last October in the U.S., U.K., Australia, and New Zealand and was quietly added to Canada, Chile, and Mexico shortly after. From today, it will be arriving in Austria, Belgium, the ...

- VentureBeat - US

Harvard keeps top spot in Chinese ranking of best universities

The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich remained the highest-ranked entry from continental Europe, holding on to 19th place, while the University of Copenhagen in Denmark moved up one slot to 30th.

- Zee News - IN

Danish police take to air in search for missing Swedish journalist

Copenhagen Police are extending their search for the missing Swedish journalist Kim Wall by air after carrying out a forensic examination of the submarine on board which she was last seen.

- The Local - SE

News24.com | Lesotho girl, 9, testifies about being raped by Danish 'clitoris collector'

A 9-year-old girl from Lesotho has testified in the Free State High Court about how she was raped by a Danish gun shop owner from Bloemfontein in whose house police found severed clitorises in a freezer.

- News24.com - ZA

Haugesund Confirms Market Screenings Lineup

Norwegian director Joachim Trier's Thelma' and Finnish director Dome Karukoski's Tom of Finland' will bookend the 45th Norwegian International Film Festival, which runs Aug. 20-25, which has a string emphasis on the Nordic countries of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. Norwegian and Nordic films is a strong part ...

- Variety - US

Shares in Shire rise as its dry eye drug nears Europe-wide approval

Shares in pharmaceuticals firm Shire edged up today after the company revealed the UK had validated marketing approval of its dry eye drug. The FTSE 100 company's shares lifted 2.16 per cent to 3,875p in morning trading as Shire moved closer towards Europe-wide approval of its drug lifitegrast, which would be the first of ...

- City AM - UK

Facebook expands its Craigslist-like Marketplace into 17 European markets

Facebook has announced that it's expanding its buying-and-selling Marketplace service to 17 new markets in Europe. Marketplace first landed last October in the U.S., U.K., Australia, and New Zealand, and was quietly added to Canada, Chile, and Mexico shortly after. From today, it will be arriving in: Austria, Belgium, the ...

- VentureBeat - US

Danish Submarine Owner Charged With Disappearance of Journalist

Peter Madsen was arrested Friday, just hours after his submarine sank and a journalist interviewing him disappeared.

- Yahoo! News - US

Facebook expands Marketplace across Europe

Looking to compete with the likes of eBay and Craigslist, Facebook's Marketplace serves as a place for people to go to buy and sell locally. Following on from success in the US, UK, Australia and other countries, the social network is expanding the exchange further into Europe. In total, Facebook's Marketplace is spreading ...

- BetaNews.Com - US

Swedes help Danes in submarine case with missing woman

Swedish police say they are assisting their Danish colleagues searching for a missing Swedish journalist who allegedly disembarked from an amateur-built submarine a day before the vessel sank.

- FOX News - US

Danish textile company chooses N Carolina for US plant

A Danish textile company plans to put its first U.S. plant in North Carolina and create 145 jobs.

- WRAL.com - US

Danish inventor Peter Madsen accused of negligent manslaughter after Swedish journalist Kim Wall, who was on board his submarine, goes missing

BBC: Danish inventor Peter Madsen accused of negligent manslaughter after Swedish journalist Kim Wall, who was on board his submarine, goes missing  —  Swedish journalist Kim Wall, 30, has been missing since Thursday night.  —  Danish inventor Peter Madsen, on whose submarine she was last seen …

- Mediagazer - US

Danish submarine 'deliberately sunk' after journalist vanished

Police probing the mysterious disappearance of a Swedish journalist last seen boarding a homemade submarine said Monday its Danish inventor, accused of manslaughter, deliberately sunk the craft.

- The Local - SE

Parked electric cars are earning money balancing the grid in Denmark

Vehicle-to-grid system could offer frequency response, incentivise electric ownership.

- Ars Technica UK - US

Did missing journalist Kim Wall die on Danish inventor's homemade submarine?

By Samantha Schmidt Kim Wall has reported from the depths of postwar Sri Lanka and from the capital of North Korea. While covering climate change in the Marshall Islands, she was quarantined and tested for exposure to radiation.The...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Journalist mysteriously vanishes after boarding submarine. Sub's designer is arrested after it sinks.

As the search for Swedish journalist Kim Wall continues, police have arrested the Danish submarine owner on a charge of involuntary manslaughter.

- Washington Post - US

Reporter feared dead after vanishing from sunken Danish submarine

A Swedish freelance journalist is feared dead after the "deliberate" sinking of a homemade submarine in Denmark, authorities said.

- UPI - US

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