Posts Tagged ‘business’

Sharp plans to cut 11,000 jobs worldwide

Sharp is set to cut 11,000 jobs and sell assets and plants worth $ 2.7bn as the consumer electronics giant tries to turn its financial fortunes around, according to a report released on Tuesday. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Facebook boosts its mobile services through its partnership with Bango

Jerimiah Yap – Fourth Estate Cooperative Writer Menlo Park, CA, United States (4E) – Facebook has partnered with Bango and now accepts mobile payments through various carrier services in the United States. Bango is one of the most popular mobile payment services in the world. Aside from Facebook, retailers, stores and content providers use Bango […]

Crowds pack apple stores for iPhone 5 launch

Die-hard fans of Apple’s iconic smartphone tolerated long overnight lines, cold weather even in some areas, to guard their place outside Apple retail stores around the world to be among the first to buy the new iPhone 5. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

SpaceX, NASA set launch date for first resupply mission

SpaceX engineers are preparing its spacecraft for the first official resupply flight to the International Space Station which is scheduled next month. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

IMF cuts economic growth forecast for South Korea

Citing escalating fiscal woes in the euro zone, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) lowered its growth forecast for the South Korean economy this year. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Business as usual after Marikana mine violence?

Five weeks after the Marikana mine massacre in South Africa’s North West Province claimed the lives of 34 protesting workers and shocked the world, the strike that prompted the violence has been declared over. But the incident has morphed into a symbol of the growing chasm between those in the government, the mining companies, and […]

Bank of Japan announces $128 billion stimulus

The Bank of Japan (BOJ) on Wednesday announced it was easing monetary policy by significantly expanding its asset purchasing fund amid a slowing global economy and increased tensions with China that have derailed the recovery of its economy that relies heavily on exports. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Germany’s IT watchdog warns users against Internet Explorer

The German government agency controlling IT-safety is warning internet users against using Microsoft’s Internet Explorer because of a potential security flaw. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Urgent Care Centers Are Booming, Which Worries Some Doctors

Doctors Express in Edgewater is open nights and weekends, and accepts walk-ins without an appointment. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories