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Facebook Inc. won European Union antitrust approval to buy WhatsApp Inc

Facebook Inc. (FB) won European Union antitrust approval to buy messaging service WhatsApp Inc. for about $19 billion, its biggest acquisition to date. The European Commission cleared the deal without seeking any concessions, saying a careful review showed the two businesses aren’t close competitors and consumers will continue to have a wide choice of communications […]


World leaders gather in Washington to ponder how to sustain economic recovery

World policymakers gather in Washington later this week to ponder how to sustain economic recovery at a time when the United States is about to turn off its money taps. Given the same G20 finance ministers and central bankers met in Australia only two weeks ago it is not hard to guess how the debate […]


unstoppable U.S. dollar is posing a triple threat

The suddenly unstoppable U.S. dollar is posing a triple threat to American companies’ profits: driving up the costs of doing business overseas, suppressing the value of non-U.S. sales and, perhaps most worryingly, signaling weak international demand. The dollar has been on a tear, with an index tracking it against six other major currencies notching roughly […]


EBay Inc. announced today that it is spinning off its payments arm, PayPal Inc

EBay Inc. announced today that it is spinning off its payments arm, PayPal Inc. next year and the two firms will become independent publicly traded companies in 2015. Some global sellers say the move is a sweeter deal for PayPal than eBay. PayPal, they say, is a stronger brand and others add that with the separation, […]


Global wildlife population down 50%

The world populations of fish, birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles fell overall by 52 per cent between 1970 and 2010, far faster than previously thought, the World Wildlife Fund said on Tuesday. The conservation group’s Living Planet Report, published every two years, said humankind’s demands were now 50 per cent more than nature can bear, […]


video production companies get exemptions to fly drones

As expected, the FAA has officially granted six aerial photo and video production companies exemptions to fly drones for the purposes of movie and TV filming. US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, who announced the decision, said that it was “a significant milestone in broadening commercial UAS use while ensuring we maintain our world-class safety record […]


Billionaires are hoarding cash

The pile of cash that billionaires dive into each night just got bigger. Each uber wealthy person boosted their cash holdings by an average of $60 million over the past year, according to the 2014 Billionaire Census published by Wealth-X and UBS (UBS). Billionaires don’t typically park money in cash unless they’re nervous about the […]


Windows 7 to start to disappear

I’ve gotten a few questions from concerned readers about a fast-approaching deadline date for Windows 7. After October 31, 2014 — Microsoft will no longer provide its PC partners or systems builders with copies of Windows 7 Home Basic, Home Premium and/or Ultimate to preinstall on new PCs. This means that OEMs will be able […]


Mandarin—also known as Putonghua

Sure a lot of people speak Mandarin—also known as Putonghua, China’s official language—but it’s still not enough, say education officials. About 30 percent of China’s 1.3 billion population, 400 million people, can’t communicate in Mandarin, according to Li Weihong, director of the State Language Commission, the official Xinhua News Agency reported on Sept. 21. Include […]