2017考研英语经济学人阅读8 更新日期:2016-12-12 编辑:爱语吧

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苹果公司与FBI僵持就不解锁

  Andrew Mackenzie, the Anglo-Australian company’schief executive, said the mining industry was in a“new era” and needed “a different dividend policy tohandle that”.

  这家英奥公司的首席执行官安德鲁·麦肯齐表示,采矿业已进入“新时代”,需要“采取不同的股利政策应对”。

  BHP duly slashed its dividend by 74%.

  随后必和必拓公司大幅削减派息,高达74%。

  A proposal that would have seen a Chinese tech company take a stake in an American one fellapart after the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, a government body, saidit would open an investigation.

  中国科技公司清华紫光(Tsinghua Unigroup,北京清华大学下属控股子公司)原本可以以38亿美元收购美国西部数据(Western Digital,总部位于加利福尼亚州欧文镇)15%的股份,

  The $3.8 billion deal would have given Tsinghua Unigroup, which is linked to Tsinghua Universityin Beijing, a 15% holding in Western Digital, which is based in Irvine, California.

  不过在美国外国投资委员会(Committee on Foreign Investment)决定调查该交易后,双方达成的协议破裂。

  Sharp, a struggling Japanese electronics company, said it had agreed to a takeover fromFoxconn, a Taiwanese firm that assembles the iPhone in China.

  日本电子公司夏普(Sharp)步履维艰,近日称已接受台湾公司富士康(Foxconn,主要业务是组装苹果手机)的收购协议。

  But Foxconn announced a delay to sealing the bid because Sharp had inserted new terms intotheir agreement.

  不料,富士康发布声明称因夏普在协议外又提交了一些新文件,要推迟签约。

  Foxconn had bid for Sharp against a fund backed by the Japanese government.

  据悉,富士康打败了日本政府支持下的基金机构成功竞标夏普。

  Sysco, an American company that is the world’s largest supplier of catering food, agreed tobuy Brakes Group, a food-services firm in Britain with operations in other European countries,in a deal valued at $3.1 billion.

  全球最大的餐饮食品供应商美国Sysco同意以31亿美元的价格收购英国食品服务经销商Brakes集团。

  Brakes supplies food to pubs as well as hospitals, restaurants and schools.

  该集团也在欧洲其他国家开展业务,向酒吧、医院、饭馆以及学校提供餐饮服务。

  The rhetoric intensified between the FBI and Apple over a legal order to get the company tounlock an iPhone used by one of the attackers in last December’s terrorist attack in California.

  FBI要求苹果公司解锁一凶犯的手机遭拒绝,该凶犯参与去年12月加州的恐怖袭击,FBI与苹果公司目前僵局未破,“解密战斗”愈演愈烈。

  A Department of Justice filing claimed that Apple’s argument—that unlocking the phone wouldweaken its encryption protections—was a marketing ploy to strengthen its business model.

  司法部指出,苹果公司有关解锁手机会削弱其加密保护的争辩实际上是一种加强商业模式的市场策略。

  Tim Cook, Apple’s boss, said that what the FBI was asking it to do was the “softwareequivalent of cancer”.

  苹果首席执行官蒂姆·库克反击称FBI是要求苹果公司制造“等同于癌症的软件”。

  America’s consumer-safety commission deemed that no brand of hoverboard (self-balancingscooters that don’t actually hover) currently on the market is safe.

  美国消费者安全委员会警告称,目前市面上任何一种悬浮电动滑板(需要磁悬浮地面支持的近似飞行自动平衡滑板)都不安全。

  The agency said it had received 52 reports of fires caused by batteries overheating inhoverboards in the past few months, which in two cases caused homes to burn down.

  该委员会称过去的几个月就已收到52份关于该滑板电池过热导致着火的报道,其中有两起滑板着火导致房屋烧毁。

  1.law enforcement 执法部门

  例句:The SEC, however, functions as lawenforcement.

  SEC则发挥着执法机构的作用。

  2.involve in 介入

  例句:A late booking may involve you in extra cost.

  预订晚了的话你可能要额外多花钱。

  3.in terms of 依据

  例句:This is an ecological approach, the occurrence of disease is examined in terms of theinterrelationship between man and his total environment.

  根据人群与其总环境的相互关系对疾病的发生进行调查。

  4.attempt to 试图

  例句:He made a desperate attempt to hijack a plane.

  他铤而走险,企图劫持一架飞机。

 

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