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Daily Herald
Nokia Q2 profit surges to $560 million buoyed by licensesHELSINKI -- Telecommunications and wireless equipment maker Nokia Corp. says fo
Nokia Q2 profit surges to $560 million buoyed by licenses
Daily Herald / Posted 3 minutes ago
HELSINKI -- Telecommunications and wireless equipment maker Nokia Corp. says fourth-quarter profit grew more than 50 percent on a slight increase in sales, buoyed by income from licensing fees. CEO Rajeev Suri, however, cautioned that its main... Read more
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Daily Herald
Rio Tinto posts $866M loss, blames deteriorating economySYDNEY -- Mining company Rio Tinto says it suffered an annual loss of $866 mill
Rio Tinto posts $866M loss, blames deteriorating economy
Daily Herald / Posted 3 minutes ago
SYDNEY -- Mining company Rio Tinto says it suffered an annual loss of $866 million as deteriorating economic conditions around the world pressured prices of commodities such as iron ore and coal. The mining giant on Thursday reported 2015 revenue... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
JetBlue is entering the world of Silicon Valley venture capital (JBLU)JetBlue Airways announced on Wednesday that it will launch a Silicon Valley-bas
JetBlue is entering the world of Silicon Valley venture capital (JBLU)
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 minutes ago
JetBlue Airways announced on Wednesday that it will launch a Silicon Valley-based venture capital subsidiary. Called JetBlue Technology Ventures, the company will be led by former Olympian-turned-pilot-turned-airline-executive, Bonny Simi. "JetBlue... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Ford is rolling out 4 new SUVs (F)Ford is preparing to introduce four new SUVs, according to sources familiar wit
Ford is rolling out 4 new SUVs (F)
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 minutes ago
Ford is preparing to introduce four new SUVs, according to sources familiar with the company's plans. The automaker will design and develop a quartet of new models that are intended to attack segments in which Ford currently lacks products. The... Read more
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PhysOrg
Twitter woes deepen as user base fails to growTwitter's woes deepened Wednesday as the struggling messaging platform said it
Twitter woes deepen as user base fails to grow
PhysOrg / Posted 4 minutes ago
Twitter's woes deepened Wednesday as the struggling messaging platform said it failed to add users in the past quarter, adding to concerns it is lagging in the fast-moving world of social networks. The San Francisco group said its base of monthly... Read more
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PhysOrg
Tesla ramps up sales, sets date for new modelTesla said Wednesday its 2015 sales were up 51 percent as the electric carmaker
Tesla ramps up sales, sets date for new model
PhysOrg / Posted 4 minutes ago
Tesla said Wednesday its 2015 sales were up 51 percent as the electric carmaker reaffirmed plans for its new model that aims at a wider market. The California company led by Internet entrepreneur Elon Musk said it sold 25,202 Model S vehicles in the... Read more
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New Kerala
UAE, India: A lasting friendship and advanced relationshipby Shafiq al-Asadi, Abu Dhabi, Feb.11 : The United Arab Emirates and the Republ
UAE, India: A lasting friendship and advanced relationship
New Kerala / Posted 5 minutes ago
by Shafiq al-Asadi, Abu Dhabi, Feb.11 : The United Arab Emirates and the Republic of India have, for centuries, enjoyed strong, sustained relationships ever since trade was established as the primary activity connecting the people of both nations, by... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Dutch shops had best sales in seven years in 2015Dutch shops had their best year since 2008 in 2015, with overall retail sales r
Dutch shops had best sales in seven years in 2015
DutchNews.nl / Posted 5 minutes ago
Dutch shops had their best year since 2008 in 2015, with overall retail sales rising 1.4%, the national statistics office CBS said on Thursday. Supermarket sales rose 2% but furniture shops had the highest growth in turnover at 6.7%. Internet shops... Read more
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New Kerala
Indian envoy says Sheikh Mohamed's visit will further cement India-UAE strategic partnershipAbu Dhabi, Feb. 11 : Indian Ambassador to the United Arab of Emirates (UAE), T.
Indian envoy says Sheikh Mohamed's visit will further cement India-UAE strategic partnership
New Kerala / Posted 5 minutes ago
Abu Dhabi, Feb. 11 : Indian Ambassador to the United Arab of Emirates (UAE), T.P Seetharam, has welcomed the visit of Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces to India, saying... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Flight to safety sends gold surging above US$1,200 Published: 11 February 2016 3:58 PM Gold rises on speculation that Federal R
Flight to safety sends gold surging above US$1,200
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 6 minutes ago
Published: 11 February 2016 3:58 PM Gold rises on speculation that Federal Reserve will unlikely increase the interest rates this year. – Reuters pic, February 11, 2016.Gold surged to its highest... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Explain how you handle reserves, PKR tells Tabung Haji chairman Published: 11 February 2016 4:26 PM Tabung Haji has yet to come up with a pr
Explain how you handle reserves, PKR tells Tabung Haji chairman
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 6 minutes ago
Published: 11 February 2016 4:26 PM Tabung Haji has yet to come up with a proper policy on how it handles its reserves, and PKR wants the fund's chairman Datuk Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Jelaskan dasar rizab TH seperti diminta Bank Negara, gesa PKR Published: 11 February 2016 4:23 PM AAhli Parlimen Pandan, Rafizi Ramli berk
Jelaskan dasar rizab TH seperti diminta Bank Negara, gesa PKR
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 6 minutes ago
Published: 11 February 2016 4:23 PM AAhli Parlimen Pandan, Rafizi Ramli berkata pemberian bonus tahunan 5% dan bonus haji 3% kepada pendeposit Tabung Haji bagi 2015 bukan jaminan... Read more
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Boston Globe
Staples-Office depot merger approved in Europe, with concessionsLONDON — The European Commission said Wednesday that it had signed off on a $6.
Staples-Office depot merger approved in Europe, with concessions
Boston Globe / Posted 6 minutes ago
LONDON — The European Commission said Wednesday that it had signed off on a $6.3 billion merger of Staples and Office Depot after the companies agreed to sell some of Office Depot’s operations in Europe to ease competition concerns. The approval... Read more
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Boston Globe
Yellen: Persistent economic weakness could slow rate hikesWASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen cautioned Wednesday that global
Yellen: Persistent economic weakness could slow rate hikes
Boston Globe / Posted 6 minutes ago
WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen cautioned Wednesday that global weakness and falling financial markets could depress the US economy’s growth and slow the pace of Fed interest rate hikes. But Yellen made clear that the Fed won’t... Read more
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Boston Globe
MetLife makes its case against ‘too big to fail’ labelWASHINGTON — The “too big to fail” label is finally having its day in court. A
MetLife makes its case against ‘too big to fail’ label
Boston Globe / Posted 6 minutes ago
WASHINGTON — The “too big to fail” label is finally having its day in court. A federal judge raised tough questions on Wednesday over regulators’ decision to designate the insurer MetLife as “systemically important” to the financial system. Judge... Read more
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Boston Globe
Bridj teams with Ford for expansion into Kansas CityBridj, the Cambridge transportation startup, is branching out to Kansas City an
Bridj teams with Ford for expansion into Kansas City
Boston Globe / Posted 6 minutes ago
Bridj, the Cambridge transportation startup, is branching out to Kansas City and partnering with Ford Motor Co. and the region’s transit authority to offer on-demand bus service. Ride KC: Bridj will launch in early March as a one-year pilot program... Read more
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BBC News
Japan stocks tumble into bear market territory - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
Japan stocks tumble into bear market territory
BBC News / Posted 7 minutes ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Japan stocks tumble into bear market... Read more
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BBC News
Twitter shares drop on faltering user growth - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
Twitter shares drop on faltering user growth
BBC News / Posted 7 minutes ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Shares... Read more
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BBC News
Hong Kong shares sink after Lunar New Year break - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
Hong Kong shares sink after Lunar New Year break
BBC News / Posted 7 minutes ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Hong Kong shares sink after Lunar New Year... Read more
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iol.co.za
Solidarity urges Gupta-Denel probeJohannesburg - Question marks hang over the joint-venture partnership between a
Solidarity urges Gupta-Denel probe
iol.co.za / Posted 9 minutes ago
Johannesburg - Question marks hang over the joint-venture partnership between arms manufacturer Denel and the Gupta family. This prompted trade union Solidarity yesterday to write to Public Protector Thuli Madonsela, pressing her to investigate... Read more
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iol.co.za
Rand surrenders Wednesday’s gainsJohannesburg - South Africa's rand gave back some of the previous day's gains o
Rand surrenders Wednesday’s gains
iol.co.za / Posted 9 minutes ago
Johannesburg - South Africa's rand gave back some of the previous day's gains on Thursday as investors fretted about whether President Jacob Zuma would hit the right notes in a speech on the state of the economy. Zuma is scheduled to deliver his... Read more
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TEAMTalk
United chief Woodward facing questions after share price dipShare this Page Ed Woodward: Facing investor questions Manchester United’s pe
United chief Woodward facing questions after share price dip
TEAMTalk / Posted 9 minutes ago
Share this Page Ed Woodward: Facing investor questions Manchester United’s performance on and off the pitch will come under the spotlight on Thursday when executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward faces questions from the club’s investors. Woodward will... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
There are a lot of empty homes in Flint, MichiganFlint has a housing problem. Nationwide, the average vacancy rate is 1.6 perce
There are a lot of empty homes in Flint, Michigan
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 9 minutes ago
Flint has a housing problem. Nationwide, the average vacancy rate is 1.6 percent, according a report from RealtyTrac. But in Flint, the rate is nearly five times higher at 7.5 percent. "That is pretty worrisome," said Daren Blomquist, vice... Read more
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RTE News
DCC upbeat on full year profits and earningsSupport services group DCC has said that its third quarter group operating prof
DCC upbeat on full year profits and earnings
RTE News / Posted 10 minutes ago
Support services group DCC has said that its third quarter group operating profit was "very significantly ahead" of the same time the previous year. In an interim management statement for the third quarter to the end of December, DCC said it saw... Read more
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RTE News
US oil prices dive below $27 a barrelUS crude tumbled below $27 a barrel in Asia today as the oversaturated market s
US oil prices dive below $27 a barrel
RTE News / Posted 10 minutes ago
US crude tumbled below $27 a barrel in Asia today as the oversaturated market struggled to cope with high inventories in the US and an increased output from OPEC. The decline came despite the weekly US Department of Energy report showing US oil... Read more
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RTE News
Twitter disappoints investors as growth hits wallTwitter last night reported its first quarter with no growth in users since it
Twitter disappoints investors as growth hits wall
RTE News / Posted 10 minutes ago
Twitter last night reported its first quarter with no growth in users since it went public, stoking fresh concerns on how long it will take for the company to reverse the trend. The stalled growth in the average number of active monthly users came... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mediclinic Pays Out R1.4 Billion to StaffMore that 10 000 eligible staff members have benefitted from the more than R1.4
Mediclinic Pays Out R1.4 Billion to Staff
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 minutes ago
More that 10 000 eligible staff members have benefitted from the more than R1.4bn which has recently been distributed, according to Mediclinic [JSE:MDC]. "Through the issuing of these shares, Mediclinic hopes to recognise what an essential element... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Quest for Quality Customer ServiceRotimmy Akindele, a Nigerian journalist who was in Kigali to cover the 2016 Afr
The Quest for Quality Customer Service
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 minutes ago
Rotimmy Akindele, a Nigerian journalist who was in Kigali to cover the 2016 African Nations Championships that ended Sunday, was amazed by a lot of things in the country but one: customer service. He was shocked at how people in the service industry... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
When National Cycles Coincide: Tracking Global Recessions and RecoveriesThe world has experienced four global recessions since 1960. In a new multimedi
When National Cycles Coincide: Tracking Global Recessions and Recoveries
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 minutes ago
The world has experienced four global recessions since 1960. In a new multimedia book, two economists track what drives the global economy into and out of a recession. "The bottom line is that a global recession hits everybody at the same time. That... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bonus! Why Bother?AS the country's liquidity crisis sinks its teeth deeper into the country's enf
Bonus! Why Bother?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 minutes ago
AS the country's liquidity crisis sinks its teeth deeper into the country's enfeebled economy, most companies in the private sector have been driven to the brink of closure. A significant number of them now make up the statistics of those firms that... Read more
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