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New 'Facebook Lite' targets emerging markets

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 6:06am
Facebook has quietly launched a stripped-down version of its mobile app, aimed at emerging market users with low-end mobile devices.
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Investor buys ‘platform’ plays

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 6:00am
Ann Winblad likes tech companies such as Google that form the backbone of Silicon Valley.
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Ruble hit as Obama slams Russia

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 5:22am
The price of the Russian ruble fell sharply against the U.S. dollar Monday after fighting increased in the eastern part of Ukraine.
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Why the euro is under a cloud

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 11:35pm
The euro may be the Charlie Brown of currencies. Like the comic character, it faces a cloud of negatives, with more falls expected.
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China’s outlook on the world economy

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 10:36pm
The head of China's sovereign wealth fund says weak growth, divergence and instability are the "new normal" for the global economy.
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Vote brings Grexit fears back to the fore

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 10:15pm
The risks of a sovereign default in Greece and the prospect of Grexit have heightened after the anti-austerity Syriza party won snap elections.
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Malaysia Airlines site hacked

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 9:24pm
Cyber Caliphate, a hacker group that claims affiliation with ISIS, appears to have defaced the website of Malaysia Airlines on Monday morning.
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Greek leftist leader claims victory

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 7:58pm
Greek leftist leader promised that years of austerity, "humiliation and suffering" were over after his Syriza party swept to victory.
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China buying more iPhones than US

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 7:38pm
Apple expected to report more iPhone sales in China than in the US, highlighting the shifting power balance of the smartphone market, the FT reports.
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Obama reveals nuclear deal on India trip

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 6:43pm
Barack Obama and Narendra Modi unveiled plans of nuclear trade and to deepen defense ties, in hopes of a strategic partnership.
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Culpepper: Deflategate overblown

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 5:06pm
Former Viking star Daunte Culpepper spent a lot more time worrying about X's and O's than he did PSI's.
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Bringing charter schools to Africa

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 4:03pm
Bridge International Academies is looking to boost charter schools in Africa and beyond.
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Roadkill: The $8 billion problem

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 2:00pm
If you happen to meet Bambi one night while driving on a dark road, here's a suggestion: Hit him.
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World Bank head to India: Keep it up

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 1:09pm
India's newly-elected leader Narendra Modi can count one important official as a big fan: The president of the World Bank.
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Bridesmaids sell their services

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 11:03am
This is not a Kristen Wiig meets Kevin Hart movie mash-up. Bridal parties are actually available for hire.
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ECB faces another battle: Greece

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 8:47am
The ECB faces another task: Dealing with Greece. Syriza is seen in power after Sunday's election, and has plans for how to deal with Greece's debt.
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Obama: US to mull more Russia steps

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 7:18am
Barack Obama said on Sunday that the U.S. would consider all additional options short of military action to rein-in Moscow's activities in Ukraine.
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Japan condemns ISIS execution

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 6:04am
The Japanese Prime Minister on Sunday called the killing of a Japanese captive by Islamic State militants "outrageous."
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What may happen in crucial Greek vote

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 5:38am
Greeks will be heading to the polls on Sunday to elect a new government. How could the vote go?
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Saudi exchange closed on king's death

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 5:25am
The securities exchanges of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain are closed on Sunday because of the death of Saudi King Abdullah.
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