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World Cup gave Twitter a huge burst in traffic

The World Cup had a second winner: Twitter. The social networking company reported strong growth in ...

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McDonald’s ruling could open door for unions
The general counsel of the National Labour Relations Board ruled on Tuesday that McDonald’s could be...

Dubai’s hotel boom has designer labels

The air-conditioning vents in the Palazzo Versace hotel here zigzag like the Versace design. Every p...

Safety takes centre stage as air travel booms

More travellers are flying than ever before, creating a daunting challenge for airlines: keep passen...

Honda profit rises but US operations dented

Honda Motor said teething troubles at a new plant in Mexico dented sales and profit in the US market...

Deutsche Bank, UBS face US regulator inquiry

Germany's Deutsche Bank and Switzerland's UBS said they were caught up in an inquiry by US regulator...
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BP posts jump in profit but warns of sanctions impact
Oil and gas producer BP reported a sharp rise in second quarter profits on Tuesday but warned that ...
EU leaders meet to thrash out fresh Russia sanctions
EU diplomats met to forge a deal on Tuesday on the bloc's first broad economic sanctions on Russia, ...
Deutsche Bank’s profit lifted as investment bank focus pays off
Deutsche Bank's plan to become “the last man standing” in investment banking in Europe is working, ...
Microsoft under China anti-monopoly probe
A Chinese regulator said on Tuesday it is conducting an anti-monopoly investigation into Microsoft C...
US unhappy with India’s WTO stance
The US on Saturday expressed disappointment over India’s stand on worldwide reform of trade facilita...
Samsung delays Tizen smartphone launch
Samsung Electronics said on Monday it is delaying sales of its first Tizen-powered smartphone...
Top US companies increasingly looking for growth overseas
Major US companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far ...
With huge sums in play, FIFA sponsors reluctant to push reforms
Frankfurt, July 28: Sponsors were unusually vocal after the latest accusations of corruption at FIFA...
Deal reached with rebels on access to MH17 crash site
An agreement has been reached with separatists in Ukraine to enable international police to oversee ...
A nation in peril — Iraq’s struggle to hold together
Salman Khaled has already lived through Baghdad's sectarian disintegration; with Iraq now splinterin...
Hamas agrees to 24-hr truce in Gaza battle
Hamas Islamist militants have agreed to a 24-hour humanitarian truce in their conflict with Israel i...
Investors eye US as Europe confidence shaken
With the prospect of stiffer sanctions against Russia rattling confidence in Europe, investors will ...
‘Bolder’ Chinese media ready to expose corporate wrongdoing
China's campaign to stamp out corruption has emboldened the country's normally docile state media to...
China arm of US giant withdrawing products over stale meat allegations
The parent company of a scandal-hit Chinese food supplier said it is withdrawing all products made b...
Narendra Modi visa issue ‘a thing of past’: Nisha Desai Biswal
Now that US President Barack Obama has invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the White House...
Rupert Murdoch's man at Fox feels the pressure
Chase Carey, 21st Century Fox’s president and COO, may be feeling pressured to stay in his job for s...
Supplier in China food scandal grew with McDonald’s
Eight months ago in front of a crowd of food-industry executives gathered at an upmarket Chicago hot...
As Apple grows in China, Samsung feels the squeeze
iPhone sales jump nearly 50% in April-June quarter; South Korean tech giant warns of 25% drop in qua...
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