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Yahoo Closes Above $38 For The First Time Since Early 2006

Yahoo Closes Above $38 For The First Time Since Early 2006 | Leisure | Scoop.it
Yahoo shares closed above the $38 mark today, cresting that barrier for the first time since early 2006 on the strength of a nearly 4 percent gain on the day.
Yahoo has since endured a long winter of CEO changes and lackluster direction.
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Adidas says soccer, running will help it hit 2015 targets

Adidas says soccer, running will help it hit 2015 targets | Leisure | Scoop.it
German sporting goods maker Adidas said it expects sales of soccer and running gear to help it achieve its 2015 sales and profit targets, even though it has not yet made as much progress towards them as it originally hoped.
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Apple buys 3-D company behind Kinect

Apple buys 3-D company behind Kinect | Leisure | Scoop.it
Apple has bought a 3-D-sensor company that helped build Microsoft's motion-control system Kinect, stirring curiosity about what the tech giant might be up to behind closed doors in Cupertino.
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Noam Chomsky: America is a terrified country

Noam Chomsky: America is a terrified country | Leisure | Scoop.it
This is an excerpt from the just released 2nd edition of Noam Chomsky’s "Occupy: Class War, Rebellion and Solidarity," published by Zuccotti Park Press. Reprinted from Truthout.org.
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Pope warns against money in sport

Pope warns against money in sport | Leisure | Scoop.it
Pope Francis tells Olympic leaders that looking for profits and victory at all cost risks reducing athletes to "mere trading material".
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Indian units of Pfizer and Wyeth to merge

Indian units of Pfizer and Wyeth to merge | Leisure | Scoop.it
, is to take over local affiliate Wyeth Ltd Shareholders of Wyeth will get seven Pfizer Ltd shares for every 10 shares held, requiring the issue of approximately 15.9 million new Wyeth shares, it said.
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Twitter steps up security against cyber-predators

Twitter steps up security against cyber-predators | Leisure | Scoop.it
The social messaging service announced it was implementing forward secrecy protocol “as part of our continuing effort to keep our users’ information as secure as possible.” The introduction of the protocol protects encrypted information even if a...
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Qatar 2022 World Cup workers 'treated like cattle', Amnesty report finds

Qatar 2022 World Cup workers 'treated like cattle', Amnesty report finds | Leisure | Scoop.it
Fresh fears raised about exploitation after Fifa president declares country 'on right track' over migrant labourers' rights A damning Amnesty report has raised fresh fears about the exploitation of the migrant workers building the infrastructure...
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Wal-Mart finds safety issues at Bangladesh factories

Wal-Mart finds safety issues at Bangladesh factories | Leisure | Scoop.it
(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said it has found safety problems at some of the factories in Bangladesh with which it does business, and that most of those factories have since made improvements.
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Emirates inks huge deal for new airplanes

Emirates inks huge deal for new airplanes | Leisure | Scoop.it
Dubai-based airline will purchase Boeing and Airbus long-haul aircraft in deal estimated to be worth over $100bn.
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Andrew Federici's curator insight, November 18, 2013 12:37 AM

$100bn?  That's a lot for any airline.

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Forbes Explores Sale of Magazine

Forbes Explores Sale of Magazine | Leisure | Scoop.it
The Forbes family is exploring the sale of its namesake business magazine and other media properties. The owners hope to fetch between $400 million and $500 million.
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Samsung says it owes Apple $52 million

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — How much does Samsung Electronics owe Apple for copying vital features of the iPhone and iPad?
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Cisco warns US spying fallout hitting revenue in China

Cisco warns US spying fallout hitting revenue in China | Leisure | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Cisco Systems Inc warned its revenue would dive as much as 10 percent this quarter, and keep contracting until after the middle of 2014, as a backlash against U.S.
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Your fridge just texted: Japan electronics firms pin hopes on 'smart' appliances

Your fridge just texted: Japan electronics firms pin hopes on 'smart' appliances | Leisure | Scoop.it
TOKYO (Reuters) - For Japan's electronics firms, the kitchen is the final frontier.
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U.S. extends Iran oil sanctions waivers to China, India, South Korea

U.S. extends Iran oil sanctions waivers to China, India, South Korea | Leisure | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department extended six-month Iran sanctions waivers on Friday to China, India, South Korea and other countries in exchange for their reducing purchases of Iranian crude oil earlier this year.
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Intel wants $500 million for Internet TV service

Intel wants $500 million for Internet TV service | Leisure | Scoop.it
Intel Corp is trying to sell its yet-to-launch Internet television service for $500 million and wants to complete a deal by year-end, Bloomberg reported on Monday.
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Map Shows the NSA's Massive Worldwide Malware Operations

Map Shows the NSA's Massive Worldwide Malware Operations | Leisure | Scoop.it
AP A new map details how many companies across the world have been infected by malware by the National Security Agency's team of hackers, and where the companies are located.
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Iran, world powers agree nuclear deal

World powers Sunday agreed a landmark deal with Iran halting parts of its nuclear programme
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Brazil awards $9 billion of airport deals, prepping Rio for Olympics

Brazil awards $9 billion of airport deals, prepping Rio for Olympics | Leisure | Scoop.it
By Leonardo Goy and Roberta Vilas Boas SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil opened two of its busiest airports to private investors on Friday, awarding $9 billion worth of contracts in a hotly contested auction as the country overhauls crowded terminals...
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L'Oreal says travel retail boom creates 'sixth continent'

L'Oreal says travel retail boom creates 'sixth continent' | Leisure | Scoop.it
PARIS (Reuters) - French cosmetics giant L'Oreal has created a new travel retail division to make the most of a 17-billion-euro ($23 billion) market that is booming as a new, moneyed middle class emerges from China to Brazil.
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Google block on child porn: At last! Internet giant axes links to vile sex-abuse websites in stunning victory for Mail campaign

Google block on child porn: At last! Internet giant axes links to vile sex-abuse websites in stunning victory for Mail campaign | Leisure | Scoop.it
EXCLUSIVE: The world's biggest media firm has agreed to introduce changes which will prevent depraved images and videos from appearing for more than 100,000 different searches.
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Boeing: Record 777X order placed in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Boeing's CEO says Gulf companies have placed orders for at least 225 of its new long-haul 777X planes, in what he called the biggest purchase of a planned aircraft in airline history.
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'Inverted customs duty making Indian mfg goods uncompetitive'

'Inverted customs duty making Indian mfg goods uncompetitive' | Leisure | Scoop.it
Inverted duty structure impacts the domestic industry adversely as a manufacturer has to pay a higher price for raw material in terms of duty.
    
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Yahoo is selling over 100 domain names worth up to $1.5M each

Yahoo is selling over 100 domain names worth up to $1.5M each | Leisure | Scoop.it
Via Yahoo Dec. 4 - 5, 2013
Redwood City, CA Tickets on Sale Now Yahoo is putting hundreds of seemingly valuable domain names up for sale, the company announced today.
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Walker Fuller's curator insight, November 14, 2013 6:23 PM

This is crazy!  I mean how do they do this!? They don't even should popular! I never use them,  I only use Google because it is so much faster! They should keep it up if they want to be really big!

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VIDEO: Sachin Tendulkar's final farewell

VIDEO: Sachin Tendulkar's final farewell | Leisure | Scoop.it
Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar is set for a final farewell when his 200th Test gets underway in his home city of Mumbai on Thursday.
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