Business

Blackberry announces sale of majority of its Canadian real estate

Blackberry, the Canadian maker of the Blackberry smartphones and tablets, announced on Monday the sale of most of the company’s Canadian real estate holdings for US278 million. In…

Target replaces CEO after millions affected by data breach

Target on Monday announced Gregg Steinhafel, its Chief Executive Officer, has stepped down after a data breach where the details of approximately 40 million Target shoppers’ credit cards…

OneVentures announces second fund based on increased investor demand for venture capital

Australian venture capital firm, OneVentures, today officially launched the OneVentures Innovation and Growth Fund II, seeking to raise $100 million from institutional investors and high net worth individuals…

Current News

Thailand Yingluck Shinawatra indicted for dereliction of duty

Thailand’s National Anti-corruption Committee has voted to indicted Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Sinawtra for dereliction…

Ebola virus outbreak kills 59

Ebola virus outbreak kills 59

An outbreak of Ebola in the western African country of Guinea has killed 59 people,…

Possible debris field found for missing Malaysia jet

Possible debris field found for missing Malaysia jet

Hong Kong’s Civil Aviation Department confirmed on Monday a report of a large amount of…

Close approach of asteroid crashes websites

Close approach of asteroid crashes websites

An asteroid passing between the earth and moon was observed during its close approach on…

Asteroid makes close approach to earth

Asteroid makes close approach to earth

A recently discovered asteroid will safely fly past earth on Wednesday; the asteroid will fly…

Politics

Chavez reelected with 54% of vote, 80% voter turnout

Chavez reelected with 54% of vote, 80% voter turnout

Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez won the country’s presidential election with 54.2% votes on Sunday. Officials said 13.67m voters cast their ballots – representing 80.9% of eligible voters –…

Debates as US mulls reserve oil release

Debates as US mulls reserve oil release

The executive director if the International Energy Agency says there’s no reason to release oil from the US Strategic Petroleum Reserve while countries’ views vary. The International Energy…

Angola signs cooperation agreement with EU

The European Commission announced on Tuesday the signing of an agreement with Angola that strengthens their bilateral relationship. “The intensified dialogue and cooperation between Angola and the European…

Saudi king asked to lift female driving ban

On the first anniversary of the Women2Drive campaign launched in June 2011, hundreds of people on Wednesday petitioned Saudi King Abdullah to allow women to drive. The 600…

Press Release

Ovarian Cancer Australia observes second annual World Ovarian Cancer Day

Today marks the second annual World Ovarian Cancer Day (WOCD), signifying a day of international unity and combined strength for the 250,000 women who are…

OneVentures announces second fund based on increased investor demand for venture capital

Australian venture capital firm, OneVentures, today officially launched the OneVentures Innovation and Growth Fund II, seeking to raise $100 million from institutional investors and high…

New Siemens electric Amtrak trains begin service

New Siemens electric Amtrak trains begin service

In a commemorative ceremony held on Friday February 7 2014 at Philadelphia’s 30th Street rail station, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Transportation Secretary…

16th Annual Camaro Nationals announced

The American Camaro Association, in conjunction with the Maryland Camaro Club, announces that the 16th Annual Camaro Nationals will again be held at the Frederick…

Business

Blackberry announces sale of majority of its Canadian real estate

Blackberry, the Canadian maker of the Blackberry smartphones and tablets, announced on Monday the sale of most of the company’s Canadian real estate holdings for US278 million.…

Target replaces CEO after millions affected by data breach

Target on Monday announced Gregg Steinhafel, its Chief Executive Officer, has stepped down after a data breach where the details of approximately 40 million Target shoppers’ credit…

OneVentures announces second fund based on increased investor demand for venture capital

Australian venture capital firm, OneVentures, today officially launched the OneVentures Innovation and Growth Fund II, seeking to raise $100 million from institutional investors and high net worth…

CSG Introduces Enterprise Security Business

CSG International, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSGS) a global provider of interactive transaction-driven solutions and services, today announced the worldwide launch of CSG Invotas, a new software and services…

Smartphone apps may be illegal: Australian state government

The state government of NSW warned on Friday smartphone apps that allow Australians to book private cars instead of taxis may be illegal. The warning comes amid…

Volkswagen to introduce global models models in India

Volkswagen plans to introduce new models from its global line-up in India to increase sales to retain its 3% market share in India according to a top…

Excessive pay era over: Business Council of Australia

The Business Council of Australia president Tony Shepherd called for an end to the era of excessive chief executive salaries on Friday as economic and productivity pressures…

Worlds fourth largest producer of gold bullion fires 8,500 workers

Gold Fields, operating in South Africa and the worlds fourth largest producer of gold bullion, announced on Tuesday that it had terminated the employment of its 8,500…