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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Business

GM's Opel Hunkers Down in Russia

1 hour 15 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
German car maker Opel plans to reorganize its Russian operations as demand for new cars has slumped amid a worsening domestic economy marked by the falling value of the ruble and economic sanctions imposed by western countries

Security And The Internet Of Things

2 hours 23 minutes ago - Forbes
One of the terms out there that is getting more and more visibility is the “Internet of Things” or IoT. I’ll admit that I have fought hard against even invoking the term for fear some evil apparition would appear if I were to say it three times. Alas, it has come to the point where I know I have to comment. I’m realizing that, when relative... by Dave Lewis

Shanghai Scores As Top Tech Hub In The World As Silicon Valley Gap Grows

1 hour 50 minutes ago - Forbes
Shanghai scores as top city in the world as a future tech leader while the gap between Silicon Valley and multiple rivals mostly from Asia continues to increase by Rebecca Fannin

French government faces confidence vote

1 hour 35 minutes ago - Financial Times
Administration needs all its 289 lawmakers in lower house to vote in favour, but there have been threats of abstention from some amid planned tax cuts for businesses

Dubai's Arabtec Says Unaware of Stake Sale

2 hours 22 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
Arabtec said it was unaware of any stake sale between its two major shareholders amid speculation that such a move lifted the Dubai-based construction firm's shares

Airbus's Defence and Space Unit to Sell Some Businesses

1 hour 55 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
Airbus Group's Defence and Space unit will sell its communications business, some subsidiaries and stakes in other companies to streamline its operations and focus on its space and defense activities

Publicis Extends Maurice Levy's Term as CEO

1 hour 54 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
Publicis Groupe's long-standing Chief Executive Maurice Levy will stay at the helm of the advertising giant longer than planned, as part of a management reshuffle to prepare for the company's future following the collapse of a $35 billion proposed merger with U.S. rival Omnicom

Pershing Square and Allergan Reach Settlement

1 hour 42 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
Pershing Square and Allergan reach a settlement to one contentious scene in their tussle, putting an end to the debate over a special meeting of Allergan shareholders

How Influential Sports Professionals Rank The Apple Watch And Owaves iPad App

Yesterday - Forbes
I had a dream. I’m running up a trail. It’s on a mountain. The trail is full of obstacles and many twists and turns. There are people passing me and laughing. They look at me condescendingly, but I can’t figure out why. And then unexpectedly, behind me a 70 year-old man – he rushes past me like I am on empty. He looks like Jackson Browne. M... by Mark Fidelman

Beijing Targets Mining Executive in Probe

3 hours 57 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
China placed the president of state-owned metals giant Aluminum Corp. of China under a graft probe, the latest in a string of high-level mining executives to be swept up in its anticorruption shake-up

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