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Friday, August 29, 2014

Business

Malaysia Airlines to Cut 30% of Work Force

26 minutes ago - New York Times Business
Even the elimination of 6,000 jobs, and nearly $2 billion in government aid, will not guarantee a successful restructuring, the majority owner said by By THOMAS FULLER and NICOLA CLARK

Japan's Tax Increase Puts Abenomics at Risk

45 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's decision to raise taxes is taking a toll, hurting household spending and putting his "Abenomics" revival plan at risk

Sprint to Sell Next Sony Xperia Phone in U.S.

21 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
Sprint Corp. will sell Sony Corp.'s next Xperia handset in the U.S. as part of a strategy to broaden its lineup of smartphone offerings to limit customer flight, a person familiar with the matter said

Angry Birds Chief to Step Down

15 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
Finland's Angry Birds maker Rovio Entertainment has announced that its Chief Executive Mikael Hed is stepping down as of January next year

India Launches A Massive Program Offering Bank Accounts To The Poor

1 hour 25 minutes ago - Forbes
Prime minister Narendra Modi has unveiled an initiative to provide bank accounts to the poor, a milestone program in a country where over a third of the population has no access to financial services. The new government’s first welfare program was launched a 100 days after taking over by Saritha Rai

Iceland Volcano Eruption Sparks Aviation Red Alert

1 hour ago - Fox Business
Iceland's authorities raised its alert for aviation to red on Friday after the Bardarbunga volcano began erupting overnight, media reports said

Eurozone Inflation Dips Again to Increase Pressure on E.C.B.

50 minutes ago - New York Times Business
The rise in prices slowed in the currency bloc, official data showed, while unemployment stayed near record-high levels by By JACK EWING

What Happens If Malaysia Airlines Goes Bust?

54 minutes ago - MSNBC Business
The airline is set for restructuring after back-to-back disasters spooked customers and cost tens of millions by Tracy Connor

Tesla, state-owned Chinese phone carrier announce plans to build 400 charging stations

1 hour 35 minutes ago - Fox Business
Tesla Motors Co. and a state-owned Chinese phone carrier have announced plans to build 400 charging stations for electric cars

Ruble Hits New Low

1 hour 20 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
The Russian ruble hit its all-time low as geopolitical conflict in eastern Ukraine intensified with an alleged participation of Russian troops

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