Oil crash opens way for services deals

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Schlumberger’s proposed takeover of Cameron is an attempt to better serve deepwater oil explorers

Week in Review

Week in Review, August 29

Zurich bid for RSA; Facebook, BHP Billiton and BlackRock also in the news

Hanergy Thin Film Power swings to a loss

HTF attributes loss to ending of contracts with parent

Stephen Hester

Pay can sometimes seem to reward failure

Hester is in line for £8.5m payout despite not turning round RSA

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Tesco’s Dunnhumby sets up Chinese venture

Data analysis business seeks growth ahead of planned sale

Third time unlucky for Monsanto’s Grant

Chief executive has failed three times to buy Syngenta

Google chief takes aim at BBC

Missed opportunities on openness and online audiences

Key Altice role for cost-cutter Combes

Alcatel-Lucent chief to be Drahi group’s chief operating officer

Vodafone India confirms 4G launch

Move comes weeks after rivals unveiled their launch plans

Taking China seriously

Looking through short-term swings, where is the economy moving?

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