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Bloomberg accused of blocking China report

Bloomberg accused of blocking China report | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it
Bloomberg denies quashing story into alleged financial dealings between China’s richest man and Communist party officials, saying it was not ready
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Insight: African tech startups aim to power growing economies

Insight: African tech startups aim to power growing economies | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it
DAKAR (Reuters) - When Abasiama Idaresit started a digital marketing firm in Nigeria's bustling economic capital three years ago, he quickly learned how brutal life can be in a market where tech startups are in their infancy.
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The New Killer App is a Real Human

The New Killer App is a Real Human | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it
The future was supposed to be automated and computerized. But it turns out that automation is creating demand for the human element.
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Iran allows inspectors to visit two key nuclear sites

Iran allows inspectors to visit two key nuclear sites | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it
IAEA granted permission to enter long-unseen facilities as Tehran seeks to show co-operation after failure Geneva talks Iran has agreed to allow inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency to enter long-unseen nuclear sites – the key...
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Air India Dreamliners to get software upgrade starting Dec

Air India Dreamliners to get software upgrade starting Dec | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it
787 Dreamliner jets from December, saying that the process will not lead to the planes being grounded for long.
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Twitter Is Now Worth About $25 Billion After Its First Day Of Trading

Twitter Is Now Worth About $25 Billion After Its First Day Of Trading | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it
After pricing its IPO at $26, Twitter ended its first trading day at $44.94, up 73%.
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IBM's CFO Loughridge to retire by year-end

IBM's CFO Loughridge to retire by year-end | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it
Chief Financial Officer Mark Loughridge is retiring at the end of the year after almost a decade on the job as the technology services provider struggles with declining revenue and weakness in emerging markets.
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Nissan's Ghosn warns UK over EU exit

Nissan's Ghosn warns UK over EU exit | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it
Nissan chief executive, Carlos Ghosn, tells the BBC that if the UK were to leave the European Union his company would "reconsider" its future investment in Britain.
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Adidas Looks to World Cup for Boost Against Nike

Adidas Looks to World Cup for Boost Against Nike | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it
In its race with market leader Nike, Adidas, the world's No. 2 sporting-goods maker, is stumbling.
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Twitter shares priced at $26 each

Twitter shares priced at $26 each | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it
Twitter shares are priced at $26 ahead of the biggest stock market debut of a technology firm since Facebook went public in 2012.
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Exclusive: Microsoft narrows CEO shortlist; Mulally, Elop make the cut

Exclusive: Microsoft narrows CEO shortlist; Mulally, Elop make the cut | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp has narrowed its list of external candidates to replace Chief Executive Steve Ballmer to about five people, including Ford Motor Co chief Alan Mulally and former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop, according to sources...
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Why some experts think Twitter stock is a bargain

NEW YORK (AP) — Critics dismiss it as a fad. It's tiny next to some rivals. And it loses money.
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Apple to open manufacturing plant in Arizona

Apple to open manufacturing plant in Arizona | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it
(Reuters) - Apple Inc will open a manufacturing facility in Arizona in partnership with mineral crystal specialist GT Advanced Technologies Inc to make sapphire materials for Apple's popular electronics devices.
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Etihad in talks over potential Airbus jet order: sources

Etihad in talks over potential Airbus jet order: sources | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it
DUBAI/PARIS (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways is in talks to buy jets from Airbus even as it puts the finishing touches to a reported deal with rival Boeing , people familiar with the matter said.
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Hyundai Motor R&D president resigns over quality problems

Hyundai Motor R&D president resigns over quality problems | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it
SEOUL (Reuters) - Hyundai Motor Group said on Monday its research and development president, Kwon Moon-sik, and two other executives resigned over a string of quality problems as the automaker tries to shore up reputation ahead of key model launches.
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Recycling shower cuts bills by $1,300

Recycling shower cuts bills by $1,300 | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it
In space, astronauts go for years without a fresh supply of water. Floating in a capsule in outer space they wash and drink from the same continuously recycled source.
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U.S. seeks $864 million from Bank of America after fraud verdict

U.S. seeks $864 million from Bank of America after fraud verdict | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government urged that Bank of America Corp pay $863.6 million in damages after a federal jury found it liable for fraud over defective mortgages sold by its Countrywide unit.
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Apple’s India dilemma: iPhones at cheaper rates help up sales, but profits sink

Apple’s India dilemma: iPhones at cheaper rates help up sales, but profits sink | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it
Apple’s India dilemma: iPhones at cheaper rates help up sales, but profits sinkPast few days have been incredibly lucrative for Apple retailers as iPhone 5s went out of stock in less than 24 hours of its retail launch in India.
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Twitter beats Google for #2 on top 10 list of Internet IPOs

Twitter beats Google for #2 on top 10 list of Internet IPOs | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it
Eric Blattberg Nov. 12 - 13, 2013
San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now Twitter is now officially number two on the list of the top 10 internet initial public offerings of all time.
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BlackBerry could pay $250 million break fee in event of better offer: filing

BlackBerry could pay $250 million break fee in event of better offer: filing | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it
TORONTO (Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd will pay up to $250 million to a group of debtors including Prem Watsa's Fairfax Financial Holdings if another deal succeeds, according to a regulatory filing on Thursday detailing the debt deal.
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Coca-Cola says to invest over $4 billion in China in 2015-2017

Coca-Cola says to invest over $4 billion in China in 2015-2017 | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The Coca-Cola Co said it will invest over $4 billion in China and build new plants between 2015 and 2017, to counter competition which is chipping away at its share of the country's 421 billion yuan ($69.12 billion) soft drinks...
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Palestinian leader Arafat was murdered with polonium: widow

Palestinian leader Arafat was murdered with polonium: widow | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it
PARIS (Reuters) - Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat was poisoned to death in 2004 with radioactive polonium, his widow Suha said on Wednesday after receiving the results of Swiss forensic tests on her husband's corpse.
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JPMorgan, Deutsche, others may be fined in EU rate probe

JPMorgan, Deutsche, others may be fined in EU rate probe | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it
The penalties represent the first punishment meted out by Brussels in a global probe
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Washington state set to build Boeing 777X

Washington state set to build Boeing 777X | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it
By Alwyn Scott and Bill Rigby NEW YORK/SEATTLE (Reuters) - Boeing Co is set to build key parts of its newest jet, the 777X, in the Seattle area providing Washington state passes legislation extending financial incentives for the plane maker and...
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Acer Chairman to Step Down

Acer Chairman to Step Down | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it
Personal-computer maker Acer said its chairman, J.T. Wang, will step down in June next year, amid a wider restructuring that will see the elimination of hundreds of jobs.
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