MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's telecommunications watchdog on Friday slapped regulations on Carlos Slim's telephone company America Movil and two of his financial and industrial companies, as it seeks to rein in the multi-billionaire and boost compet...
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's telecoms regulator on Friday declared two of billionaire Carlos Slim's major financial and industrial companies "dominant" in telecommunications, but has yet to slap the tag on Slim's flagship telecoms company.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican Tycoon Carlos Slim's conglomerate Grupo Carso said on Friday it had been declared dominant in the telecoms sector by a new watchdog, which cited the firm's "economic interests".
On November 6th, 2013, América Móvil, the Latin American telco giant led by billionaire Carlos Slim, led a massive $60 million investment round in mobile image and video sharing platform Mobli. Mobli want to use the cash to launch and expand its visual search engine, enabling its users to “see the world through other people’s eyes.” read more
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's telecoms regulator has decided on market dominance, industry sources said on Thursday, a key ruling widely expected to go against the local mobile and fixed line units of tycoon Carlos Slim's America Movil as well as br...
Forbes is out with its list of the world's top billionaires, and Bill Gates is once again at the top of the list. His $76 billion puts him ahead of Mexico's Carlos Slim ($72 billion) and Amancio Ortega ($64 billion). The Forbes list calculates wealth by total assets, and that is certainly a reasonable way […]
Bill Gates is back on top. Forbes has named the 58-year-old Microsoft founder the richest person on the planet, a spot he had lost to Carlos Slim for the past four years. Gates is now worth $76 billion. He’s followed closely by Slim, worth $72 billion. Show More Summary
VIENNA (Reuters) - Carlos Slim's America Movil and the Austrian government are moving towards a deal to pool their stakes in Telekom Austria, which would lead to a takeover offer and mark a further step in the Mexican tycoon's expansion in Europe.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim is facing renewed accusations from rivals that he has skirted the law in a tie-up with pay-television provider Dish Mexico as a new telecommunications regulator prepares to issue a series of landmark a...
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, who already controls America Movil, tightened his grip slightly on Latin America's biggest phone company, according to a U.S. regulatory filing on Thursday that shows two companies controlled by...
(Reuters) - Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim plans to increase his stake in The New York Times Co by exercising at the end of this year warrants he received when he made a major loan to the newspaper company, according to a report in Bloomberg.
Billionaire Carlos Slim plans to exercise warrants by the end of the year that will more than double his stake in the New York Times Co. to as much as 19%, a person with knowledge of the matter... To view the full story, click the title link.
Carlos Slim, widely known as the second richest person in the world, is a big fan of The New York Times. Or rather, what the Times can do for his wallet. That’s why he’s upping his stake in the company. By the end of 2014, Slim is expected to exercise stock warrants that he obtained in 2009 via a $250 million loan to the paper. Show More Summary
It's fairly easy to figure out who the wealthiest person in the United States is. Just look at the Forbes 100, and you see it's Bill Gates, worth $67 billion. Carlos Slim, the Mexican titan, is worth $73 billion, a measly nine percent more. And with a bit of Googling, you could find similar answers […]
Coursera has inked a partnership deal with the Carlos Slim Foundation to bring high-quality and affordable online courses to Latin America.
Coursera today announced it has partnered with the Carlos Slim Foundation to improve employment opportunities by offering access to high-quality education at low cost or for free throughout Latin America.... Keep reading ?
Bill Gates must own the most advanced pair of rose-colored glasses in all of history. Being the richest man in the world (or second riches, depending on the daily wealth value race with Carlos Slim Helu) means never having to see the world through the dirty, shattered lenses that color reality for the majority of the world's population. Show More Summary
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's telecommunications regulator, which is investigating the market power of billionaire Carlos Slim's America Movil, could boost competition by declaring the mobile phone company dominant, a rival operator said on Friday.
Strapped for cash amid the financial crisis, the New York Times struck a deal with the world's second-richest man, mobile-phone magnate Carlos Slim, who made a $250 million investment. That bought the Times some time — it didn't have...Show More Summary