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In China, cheap and cheerful phones outsmart Apple

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - In China's booming smartphone market, which is set this year to overtake the United States as the world's largest, a host of little-known local firms are primed with cheap phones to squeeze market share from U.S. giant Apple Inc's iPhone.

17 2012 | Viewed: 853 | Analytics | Read full
Finland Trails Its Nordic Neighbors

HELSINKI - Finland is an economic power among countries that use the euro, but compared with its Scandinavian neighbors it is slipping. The dichotomy is putting stress on citizens and politicians here.

17 2012 | Viewed: 799 | Analytics | Read full
Kazkommertsbank liquidates representative office in UK

16 August 2012, Almaty, Kazakhstan. - Kazkommertsbank (the "Bank"), one of the largest banks in Kazakhstan and Central Asia, announces on voluntary liquidation of representative office of the Bank in the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland effective from 1 June 2012.

17 2012 | Viewed: 712 | News / Theme of day | Read full
Australian court deals blow to global tobacco giants

CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia called on the world to match its tough new anti-tobacco marketing laws after its highest court on Wednesday dismissed a challenge from global cigarette companies, although few of Asia's emerging economies appeared likely to follow suit.

17 2012 | Viewed: 923 | Foreign experience | Read full
Inside Facebook's Push to Woo Big Advertisers

After joining Facebook as vice president of marketing last year, Carolyn Everson made it her mission to win over skeptical ad executives who complained that spending on the giant social network wasn't paying off.

17 2012 | Viewed: 891 | Analytics | Read full
Tobacco Giants Fail to Stop Australia Plain-Pack Law

SYDNEY--Tobacco giants failed in their bid to overturn an Australian law forcing them to remove virtually all branding from cigarettes packets, giving a boost to other countries planning similar steps.

16 2012 | Viewed: 1 000 | Foreign experience | Read full
From BBC to the NYT: Mark Thompson named CEO of Times Co

(Reuters) - The New York Times Co has tapped BBC's Mark Thompson as its next president and chief executive, capping an eight-month search for an executive to lead the company as more people get their news through digital products.

16 2012 | Viewed: 641 | News / Review of Mass Media | Read full
Tricky customers

FT Series: Recession hits buying habits.

15 2012 | Viewed: 821 | Analytics | Read full
Nouriel Roubini on Threats to the Global Economy

A professor at New York University and chairman of a consulting firm that bears his name, Roubini earned the nickname Dr. Doom for predicting hard times before the financial crisis began in 2008.

15 2012 | Viewed: 632 | News / Review of Mass Media | Read full
Italians Say Goodbye to Ferraris as La Dolce Vita Expires

The 204,000-euro Ferrari 458 Italia has never been a particularly common sight, even on the autostrade of its native Italy.

15 2012 | Viewed: 491 | News / Review of Mass Media | Read full
Kiev to opt for ExxonMobil and Shell bid

Energy deal could lead to shift from Russian dependency.

15 2012 | Viewed: 432 | News / Theme of day | Read full
Ikea to build budget hotels across Europe

Swedish furniture retailer's latest push into property market.

15 2012 | Viewed: 754 | Foreign experience | Read full
Exclusive Romney Interview: On Humility and Tax Returns

On his way to a fundraiser in Chicago on Aug. 7, Governor Romney talked with Bloomberg Businessweek Editor Josh Tyrangiel about his father, what he learned at Bain, and why the controversy over his tax returns is a nonissue.

14 2012 | Viewed: 499 | News / Review of Mass Media | Read full
Man United IPO shows soccer's limited investor appeal

LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester United (MANU.N) makes a cut-price debut on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday after a flotation that has disappointed the English soccer club's American owners and enraged some of its fans.

14 2012 | Viewed: 522 | News / Review of Mass Media | Read full
China consumer inflation falls to 30-month low

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's annual consumer inflation fell to a 30-month low in July, suggesting that the central bank has scope to ease policy further after rate cuts in June and July to keep the economy on track to meet an official 2012 growth target of 7.5 percent.

9 2012 | Viewed: 800 | Analytics | Read full
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