|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 ...
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 Envoy to China
SEOUL, South Korea ? The North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, sent his first special envoy to China on Wednesday, amid signs that Mr. Kim?s government was trying to mend strained ties with Beijing and was also seeking breaches in the tightening ...
Man, 37, arrested in probe of ricin-laced letters found in Washington state
(CNN)-- A 37-year-old man arrested Wednesday in Washington state as part of a probe of ricin-laced letters threatened in one such letter to injure and kill a federal judge, a grand jury indictment alleges. FBI agents arrested Matthew Ryan Buquet ...
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.
Google India reduces price plan for SMB Apps
Google India on Wednesday reduced the pricing for Google Apps for Business to make it more affordable for small businesses working in the cloud.