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Rackspace to host cloud security sharing centre

published about 8 hours ago
Rackspace to host cloud security sharing centre
The Cloud Security Alliance wants the big names in the cloud industry to join forces to tackle security threats in the cloud space that would see providers sharing information before an attack hits another firm.

Uber ban causes AU$40m annual loss to Queensland economy: Report

published about 8 hours ago
Uber ban causes AU$40m annual loss to Queensland economy: Report
A report by the ABC has revealed that not allowing Uber to operate in the state of Queensland actually reduces competition to the tune of AU$40 million.

Uber to invest $1 billion in India: FT

published about 8 hours ago
Uber to invest $1 billion in India: FT
(Reuters) - Online ride hailing service Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] is set to invest $1 billion in India, which will bring its investment on par with that in China, the Financial Times reported. Uber said that this move would help its service reach 1 million daily rides by March 2016, the first time the company has set such target for India, FT said. Amit Jain, president of Uber India, said the company was "extremely bullish" on the Indian market and ... more

Federal Reserve Denies Credit Union for Cannabis

published about 8 hours ago
Federal Reserve Denies Credit Union for Cannabis
The credit union, which has the backing of Colorado’s governor, fired back by filing a lawsuit in federal court against the Fed, demanding “equal access” to the financial system.

Plane debris found on Indian Ocean island points to MH370 breakthrough

published about 8 hours ago
SAINT-DENIS, Reunion (Reuters) - Plane debris washed up on the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean is almost certainly part of a Boeing 777, a Malaysian official and aviation experts said, potentially the biggest breakthrough in the search for missing Flight MH370.


Thirsty for Growth, Liquor Giant Taps Africa

published about 6 hours ago
Thirsty for Growth, Liquor Giant Taps Africa
Diageo and other global spirits companies are expanding across Africa, targeting even the poorest consumers with liquor made locally and sold cheaply.

IKEA Gets Deeper Into the Woods

published about 6 hours ago
IKEA Gets Deeper Into the Woods
IKEA is buying forests to wield more control over its most important raw material: wood.

Comcast's Wireless Plan May Need Update

published about 9 hours ago
Comcast's Wireless Plan May Need Update
Comcast struck a deal with Verizon in 2011 giving it the right to sell wireless service using the carrier’s network at set terms and pricing. ... more

SoulCycle Files to Go Public

published about 9 hours ago
SoulCycle Files to Go Public
SoulCycle, the New York-based company that has generated a craze over its spin classes, has filed to go public.

Regal Cinemas Rejects Paramount's Distribution Idea

published about 9 hours ago
Regal Cinemas Rejects Paramount's Distribution Idea
Regal Entertainment, the nation’s largest movie-theater chain, isn’t signing on to Paramount Pictures’ plan to shorten the length of time it takes for a movie ... more
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Mozilla CEO slams Microsoft over Windows 10 browser defaults

published about 5 hours ago
Company behind Firefox accuses the tech giant of making an "aggressive move to override user choice" by designating its Edge as default browser.
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Get an early look at VW's new Android Auto, Apple CarPlay ready dashboard

published about 7 hours ago
VW's new MIB II infotainment system for its 2016 models rolls in a heap of new features.
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The top 10 'Star Wars' sidekicks, ranked. Who should be No. 1?

published about 7 hours ago
The editorial staff of StarWars.com is out with another episode of "The StarWars.com 10," revealing their 10 favorite "Star Wars" sidekicks. Shockingly, Jar Jar Binks ... more
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How to do a clean install of Windows 10

published about 8 hours ago
Three ways to install a clean version of Windows 10 onto any PC.
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You have the power with the Zweissen Manual Food Processor

published about 8 hours ago
The Zweissen Manual Food Processor is an affordable kitchen tool that likes to explore. And since it requires no electricity, the gadget can be used ... more
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Taiwan growth slows in Q2 as exports plunge

published about 1 hour ago
Taiwan growth slows in Q2 as exports plunge
Taiwan's economy grew at its slowest pace in three years in April-June, data showed Friday, hammered by a plunge in its key export sector and ... more

South Africa's ArcelorMittal reports wider H1 loss

published about 2 hours ago
South Africa's ArcelorMittal reports wider H1 loss
Africa's largest steelmaker ArcelorMittal South Africa said on Friday its half-year losses widened amid lower international demand and a weak economy in its home market. ... more

China rebound, other Asian markets mostly up after US data

published about 2 hours ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — China's stock market rebounded while other Asian stocks also mostly gained Friday after data showed the U.S. economy posted solid ... more

Asia stocks mostly up, dollar edges lower

published about 3 hours ago
Asia stocks mostly up, dollar edges lower
Most Asian markets advanced Friday on a healthy batch of economic growth data out of the United States but Shanghai sank again after the previous ... more

Noble Group Shares Keep Falling

published about 5 hours ago
Shares of commodities trader Noble Group slumped for a second-straight session as short sellers piled in.

Sketch Guy: An Emotional Balance Sheet Can Guide Hard-to-Quantify Financial Choices

published about 18 hours ago
Sketch Guy: An Emotional Balance Sheet Can Guide Hard-to-Quantify Financial Choices
Writing down choices and assets even if they seem to defy calculation can help in assessing a budget, a financial planner writes.

On Money: Why Greece’s Lenders Need to Suffer

published 2 days ago
On Money: Why Greece’s Lenders Need to Suffer
We should worry about an economic system that punishes borrowers but not the institutions that made risky loans to them in the first place.

Strategies: U.S. Markets Are an Oasis for Buy-and-Hold Investors

published Sat, Jul 25 2015 13:13 GMT
Strategies: U.S. Markets Are an Oasis for Buy-and-Hold Investors
Even as crises have swirled around the world, major American stock indexes have moved little this year.

Your Money: Municipal Bonds Still Considered Safe, Despite Some Ailing Governments

published Fri, Jul 24 2015 15:06 GMT
Despite problems in places like Puerto Rico, default levels remain very low and are not expected to rise much, experts say, largely because governments can ... more

Wealth Matters: How to Connive a Reservation at That Oh So Popular Restaurant

published Fri, Jul 24 2015 09:34 GMT
Wealth Matters: How to Connive a Reservation at That Oh So Popular Restaurant
It takes more than money to get seated at the trendiest dining establishments in places like New York, Los Angeles and Miami.