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Dialing Up 20 Years of Gadget Reviews

I began writing these Personal Technology columns 20 years ago, in October 1991, with the aim of reviewing computers and other digital products for average, mainstream users.

5 2011 | Viewed: 421 | Analytics | Read full
Russian Firms Fare Worst in Bribery Index

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.

5 2011 | Viewed: 442 | Analytics | Read full
Cant pay, wont pay

Companies' cash is drying up, with dire consequences for their workers.

5 2011 | Viewed: 472 | Analytics | Read full
Kazakh bank BTA posts loss on higher bad loans

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.

2 2011 | Viewed: 488 | Analytics | Read full
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.

1 2011 | Viewed: 537 | Analytics | Read full
Euro Zone's Jobless Number Hits Record

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.

1 2011 | Viewed: 564 | Analytics | Read full
Alaskas Billion Dollar Mountain

The story of one man who used a little persuasion-and a lot of luck-to win the rights to millions of tons of rare earths.

31 2011 | Viewed: 465 | Analytics | Read full
The crocodiles are coming

Hedge funds see Asia as a new centre for their business. But they will have to work hard to make it so.

28 2011 | Viewed: 566 | Analytics | Read full
Revising Russia's Energy Strategy

Louis Skyner

Russia and Eurasia Programme/ Energy, Environment and Development Programme

This new Briefing Paper considers Russia's energy strategy since 2008. It analyzes the impact of the economic crisis on Russia's new energy policy and related reforms and obstacles.

28 2011 | Viewed: 653 | Analytics | Read full
What Really Has Wall Street Worried

It isn't Occupy Wall Street. It's the prospect of a shifting market and pay cuts and layoffs.

26 2011 | Viewed: 484 | Analytics | Read full
Kazakh bank BTA posts revised H1 net loss

BTA , Kazakhstan's third-largest bank by assets, on Friday posted a revised net loss of 102.6 billion tenge ($693 million) for the first six months of 2011, citing higher taxes as the reason for the revision.

25 2011 | Viewed: 461 | Analytics | Read full
Germany, France See Declines in Foreign-Investment Flows

LONDON-Foreign companies cut back sharply on new investments in the euro zone's two largest economies in the first six months of 2011, deterred by the currency area's fiscal and banking crises, according to figures released by a United Nations agency Tuesday.

20 2011 | Viewed: 488 | Analytics | Read full
Tele2 AB: Interim Report January - September 2011

Stockholm - Tele2 AB, (Tele2), (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm: TEL2 A and TEL2 B) today announced its consolidated results for the third quarter 2011.

20 2011 | Viewed: 450 | Analytics | Read full
China trade surplus shrinks as global woes deepen

China's trade surplus narrowed for a second straight month in September to $14.5 billion, with both imports and exports lower than expected, reflecting global economic weakness and domestic cooling that will deepen policy quandaries facing Beijing.

17 2011 | Viewed: 537 | Analytics | Read full
KazMunaiGas EP oil output falls on strike, power cuts

ALMATY, Oct 10 (Reuters) - KazMunaiGas Exploration Production said on Monday its crude oil production would fall 8.4 percent below target this year as a result of a long-running labour dispute and emergency power cuts at some of its oilfields.

11 2011 | Viewed: 518 | Analytics | Read full
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