Public Wi-Fi hotspots to grow 4-fold by 2015: study
The amount of public Internet hotspots (Wi-Fi) globally will grow more than fourfold to 5.8 million by 2015, boosted by consumers increasing demand for connections on smartphones and tablets, an industry study showed on Wednesday.
Russian businesses, which collectively put in billions of dollars in foreign investment last year, are most likely to offer bribes and kickbacks in commercial deals abroad, according to Transparency International's latest Bribe-Payers Index.
Nov 1 (Reuters) - BTA , Kazakhstan's third-largest bank by assets, posted a loss of around 65 billion tenge ($439 million) in September, driven by higher bad loan provisions, central bank data showed on Tuesday.
Panasonic sees $5.5 billion annual loss, worst in a decade
Japanese electronics maker Panasonic Corp forecast an annual net loss of 420 billion yen ($5.5 billion), its biggest in a decade, as restructuring costs ballooned, and a soaring yen and weak demand in the United States and Europe eroded income.
LONDON-Record unemployment levels and stubbornly high inflation put the European Central Bank's dilemma into sharp relief Monday, days before the ECB Governing Council meets to set interest rates for the first time under its new president, Mario Draghi.