Posts Tagged ‘business’

Analyst predicts 1 billion iOS devices sold by 2015

Coming off of strong sales of the iPhone 5 – 2 million since it was available for pre-order – Asymco analyst Horace Dediu forecasts that the appropriate number for Apple is 1 billion. Dediu is predicting that in three years time, Apple will have sold 1 billion iOS devices. Article © AHN – All Rights […]

Germany’s former first lady sues Google

Bettina Wulff, Germany’s former first lady, is suing Google because its search engine terms link her name with prostitutes, escort services and red light districts. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Authorities ban all hard liquor sales as methanol laced bootleg booze kills 20 people in Czech Republic

A total ban of hard-liquor sales in the Czech Republic which began last Friday remains strictly in place after the death of 20 people by methanol laced bootleg alcohol. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Kenya’s deadly mix of frustration, politics & impunity

Recent deadly clashes in Kenya stem from widespread economic frustration, chronic impunity and the ambitions of politicians seeking office, according to analysts and activists. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Facebook stock receives boost from news of improved mobile ad platform

Facebook’s stock gained with the news of an improved advertising platform to boost revenue. Facebook has been unable to convert its revenue despite having 955 million users registered on its website. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Romney dismisses Federal Reserve’s quantitative easing as ‘bailout’

The Romney campaign on Thursday called the latest move by the Federal Reserve of quantitative easing as “bailout” while other Republicans suggested that the action to boost the economy will politically advance President Barack this election season. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

YouTube blocks Mohammad-mocking video clip in Egypt, Libya

YouTube has temporarily blocked the viewing in Egypt and Libya of a movie trailer that mocks Islam’s Prophet Mohammad following violent protests and deadly attacks on U.S. consulates in the two countries sparked by the video clip. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

U.S. Treasury Secretary set for Asia visit for annual economic talks

U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is all set to begin his Asia trip next month where he will represent the U.S. at global economic meetings and meet with key economic policymakers. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg promises better mobile strategy

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor San Francisco, CA, United States (4E) – Speaking at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco on Tuesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that he was disappointed by the performance of the company’s stock that has disappointed many of their investors, but he vowed to improve results with […]

Garment factory fire in Pakistan kills 295

Search and rescue workers recovered on Wednesday 295 bodies from a burned garments factory in a Karachi town. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories