• A BMW Vision Future Luxury concept car is displayed at Auto China 2014 in Beijing
    Mercedes, BMW chase ultra rich clients … Reuters - 19 hours ago

    Premium auto maker BMW unveiled a luxury concept sedan in Beijing on Sunday, to gauge customer appetite for a car that would cost more than German manufacturer's current … More »Mercedes, BMW chase ultra rich clients …

    A BMW Vision Future Luxury concept car is displayed at Auto China 2014 in Beijing

    Premium auto maker BMW unveiled a luxury concept sedan in Beijing on Sunday, to gauge customer appetite for a car that would cost more than German manufacturer's current flagship 7 series limousine. Ian Robertson, BMW Group's board member responsible for sales and marketing said the car is being presented the Auto China …

  • A Lexus IS 250 is seen on an elevated display at the New York International Auto Show in New York City
    Lexus aloof from China production while … Reuters - 18 hours ago

    By Yoko Kubota BEIJING (Reuters) - The head of Lexus, the premium brand of Toyota Motor Corp <7203.T>, said on Sunday an emphasis on quality had kept it from manufacturing … More »Lexus aloof from China production while …

    A Lexus IS 250 is seen on an elevated display at the New York International Auto Show in New York City

    By Yoko Kubota BEIJING (Reuters) - The head of Lexus, the premium brand of Toyota Motor Corp <7203.T>, said on Sunday an emphasis on quality had kept it from manufacturing in China. Unlike German peers Audi, Volkswagen AG's luxury division and BMW , Lexus imports all of its vehicles sold in China, from Japan. But high …

  • The grille of the Cadillac Elmiraj concept car as the vehicle is displayed during the press preview day of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit
    GM to battle VW in China with $12 billion … Reuters - 19 hours ago

    U.S. car giant General Motors Corp (GM) plans to invest $12 billion in China from 2014 to 2017 and build more plants next year as it competes with aggressive rivals in … More »GM to battle VW in China with $12 billion …

    The grille of the Cadillac Elmiraj concept car as the vehicle is displayed during the press preview day of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit

    U.S. car giant General Motors Corp (GM) plans to invest $12 billion in China from 2014 to 2017 and build more plants next year as it competes with aggressive rivals in the world's largest auto market. GM expects its China sales to expand 8-10 percent this year, in line with the overall growth of the Chinese market, where …

  • Rousseff looks on during the inauguration ceremony for the South Pier of the Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport in Brasilia
    Brazil´s president also responsible … Reuters - 16 hours ago

    Brazil´s President Dilma Rousseff must assume her share of responsibility for the controversial purchase of a refinery in Texas by Petroleo Brasileiro SA, the former … More »Brazil´s president also responsible …

    Rousseff looks on during the inauguration ceremony for the South Pier of the Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport in Brasilia

    Brazil´s President Dilma Rousseff must assume her share of responsibility for the controversial purchase of a refinery in Texas by Petroleo Brasileiro SA, the former chief executive of the state-run oil company said in an interview published on Sunday. Rousseff chaired the board of Petrobras in 2006 when it approved the …

  • A model poses beside a Ford Ecosport during a media presentation of the 34th Bangkok International Motor Show in Bangkok
    In the driving seat: China's yuppies … Reuters - 23 hours ago

    By Samuel Shen and Norihiko Shirouzu SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - Global automakers are scrambling to meet the demands of China's young urban professionals, who want … More »In the driving seat: China's yuppies …

    A model poses beside a Ford Ecosport during a media presentation of the 34th Bangkok International Motor Show in Bangkok

    By Samuel Shen and Norihiko Shirouzu SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - Global automakers are scrambling to meet the demands of China's young urban professionals, who want a car that makes them stand out, yet don't always have the money to splurge on a top-end model. After nearly two decades of frenzied growth driven mainly …

  • Mark Karpeles, chief executive of Mt. Gox, attends a news conference at the Tokyo District Court in Tokyo
    At Mt. Gox bitcoin hub, 'geek' … Reuters - 2 hours 8 minutes ago

    By Sophie Knight TOKYO (Reuters) - In June 2011, when customers of now-bankrupt bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox agitated for proof that the Tokyo-based firm was still solvent … More »At Mt. Gox bitcoin hub, 'geek' …

    Mark Karpeles, chief executive of Mt. Gox, attends a news conference at the Tokyo District Court in Tokyo

    By Sophie Knight TOKYO (Reuters) - In June 2011, when customers of now-bankrupt bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox agitated for proof that the Tokyo-based firm was still solvent after a hacking attack, CEO Mark Karpeles turned to the comedy science fiction novel "The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy". During an online chat, Karpeles …

  • People walk along an elevated walkway at the Pudong financial district in Shanghai
    A tough sell: insurance against a China … Reuters - 13 hours ago

    By Vidya Ranganathan SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Selling insurance against a financial crisis should not be difficult, five years after the last one nearly wrecked the global … More »A tough sell: insurance against a China …

    People walk along an elevated walkway at the Pudong financial district in Shanghai

    By Vidya Ranganathan SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Selling insurance against a financial crisis should not be difficult, five years after the last one nearly wrecked the global economy. But when it comes to China, the world's second-largest economy, the probability of a full-blown crisis is apparently so remote that hardly anyone …

  • Trader shows a piece of gold at his shop in the town of Al-Fahir in North Darfur
    Gold falls to 2-1/2-week low in thin … Reuters - 3 hours ago

    By A. Ananthalakshmi SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Gold fell to a two-and-a-half-week low in choppy and thin holiday trade on Monday, hurt by sharp outflows from the world's … More »Gold falls to 2-1/2-week low in thin …

    Trader shows a piece of gold at his shop in the town of Al-Fahir in North Darfur

    By A. Ananthalakshmi SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Gold fell to a two-and-a-half-week low in choppy and thin holiday trade on Monday, hurt by sharp outflows from the world's biggest bullion-backed exchange-traded fund (ETF) and a stronger dollar. Spot gold fell to a two-and-a-half-week low of $1,281.40, before pruning the losses …

  • The Pfizer logo is seen next to a U.S. flag in a conference room at their world headquarters in New York
    Pfizer considers $100 billion bid for … Reuters - 21 hours ago

    U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has approached British rival AstraZeneca to propose a 60 billion pound ($101 billion) takeover, Britain's Sunday Times reported. The … More »Pfizer considers $100 billion bid for …

    The Pfizer logo is seen next to a U.S. flag in a conference room at their world headquarters in New York

    U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has approached British rival AstraZeneca to propose a 60 billion pound ($101 billion) takeover, Britain's Sunday Times reported. The paper cited senior investment bankers and industry sources saying that informal conversations about a deal had taken place between the two but that no talks …

  • China firm plans $1 billion distressed … Reuters - 13 hours ago

    By Benjamin Kang Lim and Koh Gui Qing BEIJING (Reuters) - A unit of one of China's biggest bad-debt banks plans to woo foreign investors with a $1 billion fund for soured … More »China firm plans $1 billion distressed …

    By Benjamin Kang Lim and Koh Gui Qing BEIJING (Reuters) - A unit of one of China's biggest bad-debt banks plans to woo foreign investors with a $1 billion fund for soured property loans and distressed real-estate assets, reopening the sector to outsiders after a failed attempt last decade. That the fund is being launched …

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 To Hit The Shelves On September 2014
    Samsung Galaxy Note 4 To Hit The Shelves … Business 2 Community - 15 hours ago

    Expectation from Samsung’s next generation phablet i.e. Galaxy Note 4 is really high resulting in the cyber space to be bombarded with rumors, updates and news on it. … More »Samsung Galaxy Note 4 To Hit The Shelves …

    Samsung Galaxy Note 4 To Hit The Shelves On September 2014

    Expectation from Samsung’s next generation phablet i.e. Galaxy Note 4 is really high resulting in the cyber space to be bombarded with rumors, updates and news on it. Galaxy Note 3, Note 4’s predecessor was a really cool phablet which has floored millions of consumers from all around the world. It’s being more than six …

  • Bitcoin boss Karpeles easily led, not … Reuters - 2 hours 8 minutes ago

    By Lionel Laurent PARIS (Reuters) - Mark Karpeles, CEO of failed bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, was a bright child, but a poor student, a lousy communicator and "too conciliatory", … More »Bitcoin boss Karpeles easily led, not …

    By Lionel Laurent PARIS (Reuters) - Mark Karpeles, CEO of failed bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, was a bright child, but a poor student, a lousy communicator and "too conciliatory", allowing others to take advantage of him, his mother Anne said in a telephone interview. Speaking from her home in Switzerland last week, Anne, …

  • A TransCanada Keystone Pipeline pump station operates outside Steele City, Nebraska
    Pipeline delay gives boost to Obama's … Reuters - 21 hours ago

    By Jeff Mason and Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The latest delay to a final decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline will reinforce a White House strategy to … More »Pipeline delay gives boost to Obama's …

    A TransCanada Keystone Pipeline pump station operates outside Steele City, Nebraska

    By Jeff Mason and Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The latest delay to a final decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline will reinforce a White House strategy to energize President Barack Obama's liberal-leaning base before fall elections in which Democrats risk losing control of the U.S. Senate. Environmentalists, …

  • View of the Areva Tower at the headquarters of the French nuclear reactor maker Areva at La Defense in Courbevoie
    Niger could sign new deal with Areva … Reuters - 3 hours ago

    The government of Niger, the world's fourth largest uranium producer, is on the verge of renewing an agreement with French state-controlled nuclear group Areva, the West … More »Niger could sign new deal with Areva …

    View of the Areva Tower at the headquarters of the French nuclear reactor maker Areva at La Defense in Courbevoie

    The government of Niger, the world's fourth largest uranium producer, is on the verge of renewing an agreement with French state-controlled nuclear group Areva, the West African nation's mines minister said on Sunday. Niger, one of the world's poorest nations, is pushing to boost revenues from its uranium, but Areva, which …

  • Man looks at an electronic board displaying Japan's Nikkei average and various countries' stock indices outside a brokerage in Tokyo
    Asian stocks subdued on Ukraine caution, … Reuters - 30 minutes ago

    By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stock markets were subdued on Monday, as tensions in Ukraine kept investors cautious amid an absence of catalysts as several … More »Asian stocks subdued on Ukraine caution, …

    Man looks at an electronic board displaying Japan's Nikkei average and various countries' stock indices outside a brokerage in Tokyo

    By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stock markets were subdued on Monday, as tensions in Ukraine kept investors cautious amid an absence of catalysts as several markets remained closed for the Easter holiday. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan inched down 0.1 percent. Japan's Nikkei stock …

  • China IPO promised land turns to desert … Reuters - 13 hours ago

    By Natalie Thomas and Pete Sweeney SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Dozens of Chinese companies have abandoned plans to list in the mainland this year, as confusion reigns among … More »China IPO promised land turns to desert …

    By Natalie Thomas and Pete Sweeney SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Dozens of Chinese companies have abandoned plans to list in the mainland this year, as confusion reigns among executives, bankers and investors over an opaque regulatory review that's clouding what was touted as a banner year for new stock debuts. As China Securities …

  • Preventing Catastrophic Data Loss at Your Company
    Preventing Catastrophic Data Loss at … Business 2 Community - 23 hours ago

    If you’ve relegated the task of data backup to the farthest corners of your IT department and put the matter to rest, you might want to rethink that decision—especially … More »Preventing Catastrophic Data Loss at …

    Preventing Catastrophic Data Loss at Your Company

    If you’ve relegated the task of data backup to the farthest corners of your IT department and put the matter to rest, you might want to rethink that decision—especially in light of the fact that data breaches are getting bigger and more serious. A big data loss at your company can have catastrophic results. Target...

  • Apple computer shown as Google introduces Buzz in Mountain View
    Apple, Google vie to offer exclusive … Reuters - 2 hours 0 minutes ago

    (Reuters) - Apple Inc and Google Inc are wooing game developers to ensure that top game titles arrive first on devices powered by their respective operating system, the … More »Apple, Google vie to offer exclusive …

    Apple computer shown as Google introduces Buzz in Mountain View

    (Reuters) - Apple Inc and Google Inc are wooing game developers to ensure that top game titles arrive first on devices powered by their respective operating system, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Both the companies are trying to lure game developers by offering premium placement …

  • A logo hangs outside a branch of Barclays bank in London
    Barclays planning exit of some commodities … Reuters - 16 hours ago

    (Reuters) - Barclays is planning to withdraw from parts of the metals, agricultural and energy markets, echoing moves by other major players like JPMorgan Chase and Morgan … More »Barclays planning exit of some commodities …

    A logo hangs outside a branch of Barclays bank in London

    (Reuters) - Barclays is planning to withdraw from parts of the metals, agricultural and energy markets, echoing moves by other major players like JPMorgan Chase and Morgan Stanley away from the commodities business, the Financial Times reported on Sunday. The UK bank is expected to announce the changes on Tuesday, which …

  • Mobile Means Business!
    Mobile Means Business! Business 2 Community - 23 hours ago

    Fact: The fastest growing segment in marketing is Mobile. If businesses what to be relevant they need to take a serious look at “mobilizing” and develop a well-defined … More »Mobile Means Business!

    Mobile Means Business!

    Fact: The fastest growing segment in marketing is Mobile. If businesses what to be relevant they need to take a serious look at “mobilizing” and develop a well-defined mobile strategy… or they could be at a real competitive disadvantage! Remember, businesses are competing for eyeballs and need to be where our on-the-go …

 
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