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Microsoft delays China Xbox One launch

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 6:51am
Microsoft has delayed the launch of its Xbox One game console in China, but said it would be released by the end of the year.
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Amazon loses key leader to Microsoft

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 6:32am
Iain Kennedy most recently oversaw the product management team that was working on a new set of payments-related products.
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GM recalls nearly 222K cars over brakes

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 6:24am
GM is recalling thousands of cars over a parking brake defect that could cause a fire, a letter by the top U.S. auto safety regulator showed.
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BofA to rise 50% in 3 years: Barron's

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 6:17am
Bank of America could see its shares climb 50 percent over the next three years, Barron's financial newspaper said on Sunday.
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Metals malaise weighs on equities

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 6:13am
The prices of a range of commodities slid further, dragging down stocks as investors feared more pain ahead for the asset class.
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Rockefellers to divest from fossil fuels

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 5:39am
The family of John D. Rockefeller plans to rid the $860 million Rockefeller Brothers Fund of investments in companies trading in nonrenewable energy.
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Tesco’s execs suspended in profit probe

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 5:14am
U.K. supermarket's shares open down 11% after warning it overstated its half-year profits by £250M, appoints Deloitte to investigate.
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Here's what could cause a dollar rally

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 4:58am
The U.S. dollar may strengthen this week if a key policymaker from the U.S. Federal Reserve drops his dovish tone, analysts said.
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Global greenhouse gas emissions rise

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 2:19am
Global emissions of greenhouse gases jumped 2.3 percent in 2013 to record levels, the New York Times reports.
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Which tech entrepreneur do you most admire?

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 12:23am
Tell us which of these entrepreneurs do you admire the most?
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Young people shrug at 'Made in USA'

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 12:03am
Younger Americans are less likely to spend extra to buy "Made in USA" products. Some groups are trying to change that.
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Why the US still believes in Main Street

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 12:03am
Few small businesses think now is the time to expand, and hiring is essentially flat. But there may be a silver lining.
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Are corporate taxes fair? It depends

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 12:01am
Are corporations paying their fair share of taxes? That depends on where you live—and whom you talk to.
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Americans: We'll pay to be insured

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 12:01am
There's a world of difference between Americans and the rest of the planet on whether the government should pay for health care.
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Germans: We don't like US firms

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 12:00am
A series of damning espionage revelations may have seriously damaged the way a traditional ally thinks about U.S. firms.
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We all agree: Governments are corrupt

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 12:00am
In a world riven by differences, there's still common ground when it comes to public attitudes about major institutions.
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Space elevator possible by 2050

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 12:00am
Japanese firm Obayashi says its space elevator may be ready by 2050 as developments in carbon nanotechnology make stronger cables.
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China, Iran to conduct joint naval exercises

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 7:49pm
Chinese warships have docked at Iran's principal naval port for the first time for a four-day joint naval exercise. The NYT reports.
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Khoobsurat branded as a Disney movie

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 7:30pm
Khoobsurat is the first Hindi-language film for many years to be officially branded as a Disney movie in India. The FT reports.
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US tries to keep options in ISIS fight

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 5:26pm
President Barack Obama has ruled out a combat mission, but military officials say the reality of a protracted campaign may require US troops.
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