|Disarming Senators, Apple Chief Eases Tax Tensions|
WASHINGTON ? Timothy Cook came to the lion?s den on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, prepared to face down lawmakers furious over evidence that Apple, the famous company he runs, had avoided paying billions in taxes. By the time Mr. Cook walked out ...
Hackers Find China Is Land of Opportunity
BEIJING ? Name a target anywhere in China, an official at a state-owned company boasted recently, and his crack staff will break into that person?s computer, download the contents of the hard drive, record the keystrokes and monitor ...
Asia Stocks Trading Near Five-Year High on BOJ Stimulus
Asia?s regional benchmark stock index held near its highest level since June 2008, as the Bank of Japan maintained its plan to expand the monetary base. Sony (6758) Corp. surged, while Chinese power producers declined. Sony jumped 5.9 percent ...
World stock markets are mixed ahead of Fed chief Ben Bernanke?s appearance before Congress
BANGKOK ? World stock markets were mixed Wednesday, hours before Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke is to deliver remarks before Congress on the state of the U.S. economy. The Fed is also scheduled to release the minutes of its most recent policy ...
North Korean leader sends special envoy to China
During a summit with U.S. President Barack Obama this month, South Korean President Park Geun-hye laid out her policy of building trust with North Korea while remaining firm against provocations. Her office said she may travel to China next month.
With wary eye on the U.S., China courts India
By Frank Jack Daniel and Rajesh Kumar Singh NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, smiling and effusive, was out to smooth ruffled feathers in India this week, promising to ease tensions and increase trade between Asia's fastest growing economies in his first trip overseas since taking office. "China will make your dream come true," Li told a banquet hall filled with Chinese and ...
Tablet Usage among India SMBs Will Continue to Skyrocket
In the immediate future, India small and medium businesses1 indicate a rapid anticipated growth trend for tablet acquisition. A deep-dive analysis of the India SMB expenditure on these devices shows that small businesses are the major contributors to this accelerated spending, outpacing their medium business counterparts.
Google India bets big on small businesses with affordable apps
With the aim of making it easier for small businesses in India to reap benefits while working in the cloud, Google India has announced its new affordable pricing for Google apps.
Peculiar malware trail raises questions about security firm in India
Security firm Norman, investigating cyber-espionage-related to a Norwegian telecom company, the Pakastani government and others, says a lot of its findings lead to the word "Appin," which happens to be the name of a security outfit in India whose website indicates it does work for the Indian military.