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Apple and Samsung positively dominate smartphone profits worldwideIt’s no secret that the smartphone market is a brutally cutthroat one, but it’s
Apple and Samsung positively dominate smartphone profits worldwide
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 2 minutes ago
It’s no secret that the smartphone market is a brutally cutthroat one, but it’s generally assumed that smartphone makers take a roughly equitable — if disproportional — share of profits. That assumption, however, appears to be far from the truth.... Read more
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International Business Times
Pound hits two-week high against the euro despite poor mortgage dataThe pound was on the front foot on Wednesday (24 August 2016), hitting a two-we
Pound hits two-week high against the euro despite poor mortgage data
International Business Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
The pound was on the front foot on Wednesday (24 August 2016), hitting a two-week high against the euro despite some disappointing mortgage data. Having hit €1.1743 (£1) against the euro, its highest level against the common currency in two weeks,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Special Report - How Delaware kept America safe for corporate secrecyDOVER, Delaware,: In 2009, a global coalition was pressing governments to lift
Special Report - How Delaware kept America safe for corporate secrecy
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 minutes ago
DOVER, Delaware,: In 2009, a global coalition was pressing governments to lift the veil on corporate secrecy. Its members – U.S. President Barack Obama’s administration, influential senators, international law enforcement agencies, anti-corruption... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Monsanto pulls new GM cotton seed from India in protestNEW DELHI: Monsanto Co has withdrawn an application seeking approval for its ne
Monsanto pulls new GM cotton seed from India in protest
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 minutes ago
NEW DELHI: Monsanto Co has withdrawn an application seeking approval for its next generation of genetically modified cotton seeds in India, a major escalation in a long-running dispute between New Delhi and the world's biggest seed maker. A letter... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China takes forceful steps to tame unruly peer-to-peer lending sectorBEIJING: China's banking regulator unveiled aggressive measures to restrain the
China takes forceful steps to tame unruly peer-to-peer lending sector
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 minutes ago
BEIJING: China's banking regulator unveiled aggressive measures to restrain the country's fast expanding peer-to-peer (P2P) lending sector on Wednesday (Aug 24), warning that almost half of the 4,000-odd online lending platforms are... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Commentary: How Indonesia could boost its tax amnesty programme furtherSINGAPORE: Launched with much fanfare some time back, Indonesia’s tax amnesty p
Commentary: How Indonesia could boost its tax amnesty programme further
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 minutes ago
SINGAPORE: Launched with much fanfare some time back, Indonesia’s tax amnesty programme has gotten off to a slow start, with barely 1.5 per cent of its total targeted amount booked thus far. Even if the government target has been too lofty to begin... Read more
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Fortune
The U.S. Government Is About To Buy 11 Million Pounds of CheeseThe U.S. government is about to take care of America’s massive cheese problem.
The U.S. Government Is About To Buy 11 Million Pounds of Cheese
Fortune / Posted 7 minutes ago
The U.S. government is about to take care of America’s massive cheese problem. The USDA is buying 11 million pounds—$20 million worth—of cheese to combat a 3o-year high cheese surplus which as led to a stalled marketplace and a 35% drop in revenues... Read more
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Fortune
Daimler Is Adopting Silicon Valley Tactics to Fight Its Upstart RivalsMercedes-Benz maker Daimler is embracing Silicon Valley management techniques i
Daimler Is Adopting Silicon Valley Tactics to Fight Its Upstart Rivals
Fortune / Posted 7 minutes ago
Mercedes-Benz maker Daimler is embracing Silicon Valley management techniques in a drive to speed up decision making, empower staff and fend off new rivals such as electric carmaker Tesla Motors. Chief Executive Dieter Zetsche is sweeping away... Read more
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SKY News
Scotland's North Sea Revenues Collapse By 97%Receipts from the industry collapsed from a level of £1.8bn in 2014/15, accordi
Scotland's North Sea Revenues Collapse By 97%
SKY News / Posted 8 minutes ago
Receipts from the industry collapsed from a level of £1.8bn in 2014/15, according to the Government Expenditure and Revenue Scotland (GERS) data, amid a dive in the oil price. It is a far cry from 2008/9 when Scotland's share of North Sea revenues... Read more
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WALB Albany
Apple and Samsung positively dominate smartphone profits worldwideIt’s no secret that the smartphone market is a brutally cutthroat one, but it’s
Apple and Samsung positively dominate smartphone profits worldwide
WALB Albany / Posted 9 minutes ago
It’s no secret that the smartphone market is a brutally cutthroat one, but it’s generally assumed that smartphone makers take a roughly equitable — if disproportional — share of profits. That assumption, however, appears to be far from the truth.... Read more
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Market Watch
Oil companies have been delaying projects and cutting costs because of weak oil pricesOSLO—Norwegian oil companies say spending on exploration and production is like
Oil companies have been delaying projects and cutting costs because of weak oil prices
Market Watch / Posted 11 minutes ago
OSLO—Norwegian oil companies say spending on exploration and production is likely to fall more than previously expected next year, an official survey showed Wednesday, as they continue to delay projects and slash investment. Oil companies operating... Read more
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Market Watch
How to spot a predatory credit cardConsumers in the market for a new credit card — especially those with weak cred
How to spot a predatory credit card
Market Watch / Posted 11 minutes ago
Consumers in the market for a new credit card — especially those with weak credit — take note: Some companies who advertise their easy-to-get credit cards could end up costing you big time. Several credit-card companies that specialize in creating... Read more
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The Irish Times
Mortgages and millennials: new rules creating a ‘lost generation’ of homebuyersThey’ve been labelled the “lost generation” but while this moniker may be overb
Mortgages and millennials: new rules creating a ‘lost generation’ of homebuyers
The Irish Times / Posted 12 minutes ago
They’ve been labelled the “lost generation” but while this moniker may be overblown, there is no doubting the difficulties facing the current generation of first-time buyers. A combination of soaring rents, restrictive mortgage lending and a... Read more
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The Irish Times
Muted response to mortgage lending reviewDespite criticism of the Central Bank’s mortgage lending rules, the regulator h
Muted response to mortgage lending review
The Irish Times / Posted 12 minutes ago
Despite criticism of the Central Bank’s mortgage lending rules, the regulator has received just 16 submissions to date as part of a review of the rules. The rules, which were introduced in 2015, restrict the amount those trading up can borrow to 20... Read more
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The Register
Nimble Storage ticks over nicely but will shareholders want more revs?Nimble Storage's revenue of $97.1m for the second quarter of its fiscal year 20
Nimble Storage ticks over nicely but will shareholders want more revs?
The Register / Posted 13 minutes ago
Nimble Storage's revenue of $97.1m for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 beat its guidance of $93m - $96m, which is good, and it generated a loss of $40m; better than the previous quarter's $42.7m loss but worse than the $30.1m it lost in Q2... Read more
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First Coast News
26 Jacksonville companies listed among fastest-growing in U.S.Twenty-six Jacksonville area firms are among the fastest-growing in the country
26 Jacksonville companies listed among fastest-growing in U.S.
First Coast News / Posted 16 minutes ago
Twenty-six Jacksonville area firms are among the fastest-growing in the country. Each year, the Inc. 5000 list highlights the companies in the United States that have recorded the most growth over the previous three years. Topping this year’s list,... Read more
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Rappler
Duterte to revive Botika ng Bayan programTACKLING POVERTY. President Rodrigo Duterte reads the document presented by Nat
Duterte to revive Botika ng Bayan program
Rappler / Posted 16 minutes ago
TACKLING POVERTY. President Rodrigo Duterte reads the document presented by National Anti-Poverty Commission Lead Convenor Liza Maza during a post-Cabinet meeting in Malacañang Palace on August 22. Photo by Toto Lozano/PPD MANILA, Philippines – To... Read more
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Business Standard India
Vetri Subramaniam of Invesco MF quits; heads for UTI AMCHe will be joining UTI in Feb 2017 as a replacement for Anoop Bhaskar who had q
Vetri Subramaniam of Invesco MF quits; heads for UTI AMC
Business Standard India / Posted 17 minutes ago
He will be joining UTI in Feb 2017 as a replacement for Anoop Bhaskar who had quit the fund house in Dec 2015 Vetri Subramaniam, chief investment officer (CIO) of Invesco Mutual Fund has quit... Read more
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Business Standard India
SBI: Life insurance business springs a surpriseFor the first time ever, State Bank of India (SBI) recently disclosed the embed
SBI: Life insurance business springs a surprise
Business Standard India / Posted 17 minutes ago
For the first time ever, State Bank of India (SBI) recently disclosed the embedded value (EV) of its life insurance business. This metric stood at Rs 12,999 crore as on 31st March, 2016, as per the apex bank. This is much higher than the estimates... Read more
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Business Standard India
Two beaten-down industries to pick winners fromWhile the industry saw a lot of consolidation in 2016, the construction industr
Two beaten-down industries to pick winners from
Business Standard India / Posted 17 minutes ago
While the industry saw a lot of consolidation in 2016, the construction industry contains a large number of medium-sized players with messy balance sheetsWhile the industry saw a lot of consolidation in... Read more
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Business Standard India
Banking systems stressed asset rise to 12% in Q1: MundraBats for five-year stint for PSB chief executives Reserve Bank Deputy Governor
Banking systems stressed asset rise to 12% in Q1: Mundra
Business Standard India / Posted 17 minutes ago
Bats for five-year stint for PSB chief executives Reserve Bank Deputy Governor S S Mundra today said the level of bad loans and standard restructured assets rose to 12 per cent while for the... Read more
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Hospitality Net
Amsterdam startup Hotelchamp banks €1.75 million seed investment Hotelchamp is raking in €1.75 million worth of investments. With this first r
Amsterdam startup Hotelchamp banks €1.75 million seed investment
Hospitality Net / Posted 17 minutes ago
Hotelchamp is raking in €1.75 million worth of investments. With this first round of funding the Amsterdam-based SaaS-startup can continue its rapid growth and expand its client base.... Read more
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Business Standard India
Odisha needs Rs 1,200 cr infrastructure support for downstream steel parksA report by KPMG has spelt out the roadmap for development of a downstream stee
Odisha needs Rs 1,200 cr infrastructure support for downstream steel parks
Business Standard India / Posted 17 minutes ago
A report by KPMG has spelt out the roadmap for development of a downstream steel ecosystem in the state Though Odisha has a nameplate capacity of 21 million tonne (Mt)... Read more
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Business Standard India
Welspun in global fake quality spotlightThe latter is starting an investigation into the cotton supplied by Mumbai-base
Welspun in global fake quality spotlight
Business Standard India / Posted 17 minutes ago
The latter is starting an investigation into the cotton supplied by Mumbai-based Welspun, a day after the world's largest retailer, Walmart Corporation, started a similar probe. The investigations were triggered after another retailer, Target... Read more
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CTV News
Qatari state fund buys stake in NY's Empire State BuildingDUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Qatar's sovereign wealth fund has made an iconic
Qatari state fund buys stake in NY's Empire State Building
CTV News / Posted 18 minutes ago
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Qatar's sovereign wealth fund has made an iconic purchase in America -- a stake in the company that owns New York's Empire State Building. The $622-million purchase by the Qatar Investment Authority comes as the Doha... Read more
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CTV News
RBC sees third-quarter profit grow to $2.9B; raises dividendTORONTO -- Royal Bank of Canada had $2.895 billion of net income in its third q
RBC sees third-quarter profit grow to $2.9B; raises dividend
CTV News / Posted 18 minutes ago
TORONTO -- Royal Bank of Canada had $2.895 billion of net income in its third quarter, up 17 per cent from a year ago -- in part because of the sale of an insurance business. The bank (TSX:RY) had a profit of $2.475 billion during the same quarter... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Happy 55th, Billy Ray Cyrus! 8 achy breaky facts about Miley's dadWagan Wet/Dry Ultra Vacuum for $15 + pickup at Walmart Mainstays K/D Drawers 6
Happy 55th, Billy Ray Cyrus! 8 achy breaky facts about Miley's dad
Houston Chronicle / Posted 20 minutes ago
Wagan Wet/Dry Ultra Vacuum for $15 + pickup at Walmart Mainstays K/D Drawers 6-Pack from $10 + pickup at Walmart Stack-On 39-Drawer Organizer for $13 + pickup at Walmart Full Motion 10" to 50" HDTV Wall Mount for $15 + pickup at...... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
A fighter pilot explains what it means to fly at Mach speedWalmart Tool Clearance Deals from $12 + free shipping w/ $50 Ozark Trail Porta
A fighter pilot explains what it means to fly at Mach speed
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 20 minutes ago
Walmart Tool Clearance Deals from $12 + free shipping w/ $50 Ozark Trail Portable 6-Gallon Camp Sink for $19 + pickup at... Gold's Gym XRS 20 Olympic Workout Rack for $87 + free shipping 2 Mainstays Calix 56x63" Curtains for $11 + pickup at... Read more
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PhysOrg
An entirely new way of manufacturing pharmaceutical and other valuable chemicalsAn understanding-based tool could help process development teams to decide whet
An entirely new way of manufacturing pharmaceutical and other valuable chemicals
PhysOrg / Posted 20 minutes ago
An understanding-based tool could help process development teams to decide whether switching from batch reactor system to continuous product manufacturing makes techno-economic sense. Credit: A*STAR Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences... Read more
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PhysOrg
China's honey bee losses are low compared with WestSince concern about widespread honey bee colony losses began 10 years ago, ther
China's honey bee losses are low compared with West
PhysOrg / Posted 20 minutes ago
Since concern about widespread honey bee colony losses began 10 years ago, there have been surveys carried out to assess winter losses in North America and many European countries. So far, the picture in China, the largest beekeeping country in the... Read more
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