S&P 500 scores best week in almost a year| Reuters
Nov 21, 2015 at 03:15 | Source:
Wall Street racked up a solid week on Friday, with healthcare, technology and consumer stock making gains and investors looking beyond a widely-expected December interest rate hike.The S&P 500 ended its strongest week in almost a year, while the ...
Instant messaging apps in spotlight after IS attacks
Nov 20, 2015 at 00:20 | Source:
Leading encrypted apps recommended by the Islamic State group for secure messaging said Thursday they were making modest moves to stop jihadists using their technology in the wake of the bloody attacks in Paris, but defended a right to privacy.Instan...
New video shows carnage outside Paris attacks bar
Nov 19, 2015 at 22:35 | Source:
PARIS: As pools of blood seep between overturned tables, the only sound shattering the eerie silence of the Paris street is the voice of the man filming the scene, who can only exclaim the words "Jesus Christ."Four bodies lie crumpled on th...
LG Elec seeks U.S. prime time for next-gen TV| Reuters
Nov 19, 2015 at 03:45 | Source:
SEOUL The world's No.2 TV maker, South Korea's LG Electronics Inc (066570.KS), is betting that chopping prices almost in half before the U.S. year-end holiday season will create enough buzz to push its next-generation TV technology mainstream.The man...
Beyond the travel and expense management tightrope
Nov 18, 2015 at 12:59 | Source:
By Varun RathiTravel and expense (T&E) management is not as simple as it used to be a decade ago. Ask a CFO who precariously walks the tightrope between employee contentment and budget control. According to the Global Business Travel Associat...
Sponsored: Sleep your way to CEO
Nov 18, 2015 at 12:10 | Source:
No, this isnt about making your way to the top by getting on your back for your boss; its about becoming boss, by taking care of not just how you work, but also of how you rest. We spend a good 1/3rd of our lives sleeping. So, why not do it well? But...
Mobile phone is dangerous, keep off it unless its necessary, says Mulayam
Nov 16, 2015 at 14:23 | Source:
Lucknow: In an era when more and more public services and facilities are being offered as mobile application (or apps) for wider reach to the people for their use, the president of the ruling party in Uttar Pradesh Mulayam Singh Yadav has cautioned p...
Toys have best year in a decade, fueled by collectibles
Nov 11, 2015 at 05:05 | Source:
NEW YORK: Toys are staging a comeback.The U.S. toy industry is expected to have its strongest year in at least a decade after several years of kids choosing videogames and mobile apps over Barbie and stuffed bears.Annual toy sales are projected to ri...
Smart machines: Yourjobis about to get a whole lot better
Nov 09, 2015 at 17:32 | Source:
By John Lovelock The bane of every employer is paying employees for non-productive activities. There are many tasks required to perform any job that just dont add value, and repetitive mundane drudgery that afflicts every job at every level ...
BlackBerry Priv wins plaudits, but price tag questioned
Nov 07, 2015 at 11:12 | Source:
BlackBerry Ltd launched its first Android-based device on Friday, with the future of the company's hardware business riding on a slick smartphone called Priv that boasts an impressive array of features and a hefty price tag.The company is betting the...
In transition, Samsung Group hands more cash to investors| Reuters
Nov 03, 2015 at 04:45 | Source:
SEOUL A leadership transition at Samsung Group, South Korea's biggest conglomerate, is ushering in a major shift in what the group does with its huge cash pile and in its relationship with investors.Where Samsung patriarch Lee Kun-hee, 73 and hospita...