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US regulators faulted in ignition defects at General Motors

Federal regulators had ample information to identify the dangerous ignition defect in General Motors...

General Motors expert says 19 deaths eligible for compensationDifficult to sustain global growth without improving in India: General Motors CEO Mary Barra
UK govt pledges state funding to Scotland
Britain promised to guarantee Scotland high levels of state funding, granting Scots greater control ...

Nissan faces battery plant cuts amid rift with partner Renualt

Nissan’s plan would see US and British production phased out and a reduced output of next-generation...

In China’s biggest privatisation push, Sinopec to sell $17.5-bn retail stake

State-controlled oil giant Sinopec on Sunday unveiled a plan to sell a $17.5 billion stake in its re...

With payment service & smartwatch Apple faces privacy challenge

No one has considered Apple a serious data company, until now.

Microsoft said to be in talks to acquire maker of Minecraft

Microsoft is in advanced talks to acquire the maker of the video-game...
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Pulling the plug: Apple’s Watch a boost for wireless charging
Apple's embrace of wireless charging for its new Watch may be a defining moment...
GSK China consumer healthcare unit linked to US probe in 2012
Probe suggests China compliance issues could be wider than previously revealed
Indian-origin fund manager in US gets nine years in jail
Mathew Martoma was sentenced in federal court for his role in one of the ‘most lucrative’ insider tr...
Amazon cuts struggling Fire Phone’s price to 99 cents
Offer valid if users sign a 2-year contract with exclusive carrier AT&T
US Ex-Im Bank’s satellite push complicates fight for survival
US Export-Import Bank, caught in a rare political storm over its mission...
Google hosts meetings across Europe on privacy rights
A panel appointed by search engine Google will hold the first of a series...
China posts record $49.8-bn trade surplus
Exports in August increased 9.4% y-o-y, while imports unexpectedly fell 2.4%
At Goldman Sachs, even legal fees are different
Goldman Sachs has the reputation of being a breed apart on Wall Street.
Greek PM declares cuts to taxes of crisis era
Greek PM Antonis Samaras on Saturday announced cuts to unpopular taxes introduced at the height of t...
Apple plans smartwatch & larger iPhones
When Apple wants to make a big splash, it returns to its history.
Insider traders face increasingly long prison terms in US
In the five-year period ending December 2013, insider trading defendants received an average sentenc...
NATO shakes up Russia strategy over Ukraine
British Prime Minister David Cameron, the summit’s host, said pressure on Moscow would mount if it d...
US pvt sector hiring slows; trade deficit at 6-month low
The ADP National Employment Report showed private payrolls increased by 204,000 workers last month a...
Microsoft unveils new ‘affordable flagship’ Lumia smartphone
The new Lumia will sell globally at a price of around 330 euros ($433), before taxes, or upward of 4...
ECB cuts rates, starts credit scheme as growth evaporates
Commits to covered bonds purchase scheme; cuts inflation and growth forecasts for 2014
Goldman Sachs plans $500-m sukuk issue as Islamic finance goes mainstream
Goldman Sachs is reviving plans to issue at least $500 million worth of Islamic bonds, a sign that ...
Europe crisis is resistant to medicine of low rates
It is getting harder and harder to find free parking for large sums of euros.
India’s smartphone wars: Google’s Android One adds to Samsung’s woes
Micromax Infomatics, Karbonn Mobiles and Spice Group are the first phone manufacturers to sign up fo...
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