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Saudi Arabia Stymies U.S. Over Pakistan Terror List

Thursday February 22nd, 2018 11:54:27 AM
Saudi Arabia joined Turkey and China in a move to block a U.S.-led attempt this week to place Pakistan on an international terror-financing watch list, according to officials involved in the process, in a rare disagreement between Riyadh and the Trump administration.

Olympics Prove Financial Headache for Some, Party for Others

Thursday February 22nd, 2018 03:00:42 PM
Some businesses reap windfall from Olympic Games, while others struggle. One man's decision to turn his business into a bar proves bountiful; ski-rental shop owners say they are losing money with the slopes catering to athletes only.

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The Plot Thickens at Barnes & Noble

Tuesday March 5th, 2013 10:26:09 PM
Will the bookseller's chairman team up with Liberty to make a low-ball bid for the retail operations? US Business

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The Big Loophole That Helped Russia Exploit Facebook: Doctored Photos

Thursday February 22nd, 2018 06:00:14 PM
This use of doctored images was a crucial and deceptively simple technique to spread fabricated information during the 2016 election. Tech companies, which are increasingly under fire, struggle to screen for indications photos might have been distorted or taken out of context.

Ford Names New North America President in Leadership Shuffle

Thursday February 22nd, 2018 06:08:28 PM
Ford Motor named a new leader for its key North American operations among several executive changes, a day after a top executive was fired after a company investigation into allegations of misconduct.

SpaceX Lifts Two of Its Own Prototype Satellites Into Orbit

Thursday February 22nd, 2018 06:02:41 PM
SpaceX launched into orbit a commercial payload with two prototype communications satellites intended to pave the way for an eventual constellation of thousands of similar internet-via-space satellites.

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Coca-Cola Funded Anti-Obesity Nonprofit GEBN Shuts Down After Allegations Of Coke's Involvement

Tuesday December 1st, 2015 09:10:04 AM
The Global Energy Balance Network (GEBN), a nonprofit organization funded by the Coca-Cola Co., said on its website late Monday that it will discontinue its operations. The announcement comes four months after it was revealed that the Atlanta, Georgia-based beverage maker was involved in the activities of the group.

Small Shops See Uptick In Customers Despite Lack Of Small Business Saturday American Express Incentives

Saturday November 28th, 2015 10:57:07 PM
In the wake of Black Friday, small shops and retailers were getting the attention on Saturday as United States consumers came out for Small Business Saturday -- a shopping holiday conceived by American Express in 2010. The day has become a way for small retailers, restaurants and shops to promote their establishments within their local communities.

Small Business Saturday: American Express Cuts Credit Incentives For Shopping Locally

Saturday November 28th, 2015 12:18:01 AM
Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday – there’s a shopping day for everything at this time of year. But this year’s sixth annual Small Business Saturday will be missing one key factor: incentives for American Express credit card holders, the Chicago Tribune reported Friday.

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Delta Passengers Endure 12-Hour Delay Before Flight's Cancellation

Thursday February 22nd, 2018 03:47:05 PM
Passengers flying with Delta Air Lines at Kansas City International Airport (MCI) in Missouri were reportedly delayed for almost 12 hours before their flight was eventually canceled. 

Samsung Denies Returning To OLED Tech For TV Business

Thursday February 22nd, 2018 02:09:16 PM
Samsung Electronics has finally decided to shut down reports claiming it is turning back to origanic light-emitting diode (OLED) technology for its TV business. The South Korean tech giant has slammed such rumors, for it is not in the process of taking a few steps backward when it has already taken numerous leaps forward.

HTC Announces Layoffs In The US, Merges Vive VR & Smartphone Businesses

Thursday February 22nd, 2018 09:31:16 AM
Just last week, Chialin Chang resigned as the president of HTC’s smartphones business and now the company appears to be shifting away from the U.S. market. HTC has announced that it’s laying off a large portion of its U.S. team and that its VR and smartphone businesses are going to be merged into one.

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Iran's New Oil And Gas Contract Terms Flexible On Crude Price, Risk: Official

Saturday November 21st, 2015 01:48:00 PM
TEHRAN, Iran (Reuters) -- Iran's new oil and gas contracts will have flexible terms that take into account oil price fluctuations and investment risks, a senior Iranian official told Reuters Saturday. Iran is trying to lure back international oil companies to develop its vast oil and gas reserves once sanctions are lifted under a deal with world powers. Iran will announce a new development contract model at conferences in Tehran Nov. 28-29 ‎and in London in February.

With Crude Prices At Historic Lows, Saudi Arabia Pledges To Keep Oil Coming

Sunday November 8th, 2015 10:32:47 PM
A year after the price of crude went into free fall, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has said that it has no plans to reduce oil drilling. In comments to the Financial Times, Saudi officials said they see no reason to slow the supply of oil in advance of an international producers' meeting in December. 

How Will Federal Budget Deal Affect US Oil Security?

Wednesday October 28th, 2015 07:27:23 PM
As Middle East and Latin American countries grapple with sinking oil prices, the United States is considering a budget deal that would require the sale of 58 million barrels of oil from the emergency reserve created decades ago to shield the nation from market disruptions. While this release of crude is unlikely to directly affect oil prices, some experts say depleting the Strategic Petroleum Reserve could leave the U.S. vulnerable to unforeseen events that disrupt global oil markets.

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