Updated: 11:21 AM
- People often use the Internet to seek out bargains this time of year. But those who use a smartphone or tablet to look for information should be aware there are likely to be people out there looking for YOUR information, too.
Updated: 11:24 AM
- New cars that can steer and brake themselves may lull drivers into a false sense of security - and even to sleep. One way to keep people alert may be providing distractions that are now illegal.
- Costco officials say testing has pointed toward a vegetable mix from a California food wholesaler as the source of E. coli in the company's chicken salad that has been linked to an outbreak that has sickened 19 people in seven states.
BHP Shares Plunge as Brazil Warns of Lawsuit Shares in BHP Billiton Ltd. plunged after the Brazilian government said Friday it would sue the Anglo-Australian miner, its Brazilian partner Vale SA and their joint venture over a deadly dam failure earlier this month.
U.K. Panel Proposes Tax on Sugary Drinks A panel of British lawmakers called for the introduction of a 20% tax on sugar-sweetened drinks, adding to mounting pressure on the U.K. government to introduce a levy on high sugar-content foods to help stop the spread of childhood obesity.
Japan Seeks Tech Revival With Artificial Intelligence Tiny Japanese artificial-intelligence startup Preferred Networks has attracted giants such as Toyota and Panasonic with its vision of a “deep-learning” future. Can it help the country restore its technological edge?
AB InBev Plans to Sell Grolsch, Peroni Brands Anheuser-Busch InBev plans to sell two of SABMiller’s best-known beer brands, Grolsch and Peroni, as the world’s largest brewer seeks to ease European regulatory concerns over its pending acquisition of its biggest rival.
Fed Adopts Dodd-Frank Bailout Limits The Federal Reserve adopted a new rule restricting its ability to lend money to financial institutions in a crisis in an attempt to ease concerns from lawmakers who worry about the central bank’s unchecked power to pump money into the financial system.
Pending Home Sales Rise 0.2% in October An index measuring pending home sales—a gauge of purchases before they become final—rose 0.2% to a seasonally adjusted reading of 107.7 in October, the National Association of Realtors said Monday.
Divergent Paths for Fed and ECB Developments in the U.S. and Europe this week are set to widen the gap between the likely path of interest rates in the two regions and add to currency-market turbulence that has produced a 12% increase in the value of the dollar against the euro since the start of the year.
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