Business

Long overdue upgrade fuels 10m iPhone sales on launch weekend

What many say was long-overdue upgrade to Apple’s iPhone likely drove iPhone 6 sales to 10m devices, eclipsing the company’s 2012 iPhone 5 first weekend sales of 5m…

US stocks advance ahead of US fed on rates

US equities advanced on the main indices ahead of the results of Wednesday’s Federal Reserve meeting on interest rate policy – in anticipation the fed will continue to follow…

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…

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Comet lander bounced: gorgeous position

Comet lander bounced: gorgeous position

At a news conference today, ESA scientists and engineers confirmed that the Phile lander, released…

Space probe lands on comet

Space probe lands on comet

After a 10-year journey the European Space Agency’s unmanned Rosetta probe successfully released a lander…

Chicago air traffic control facility fire grounds 850 flights

Chicago air traffic control facility fire grounds 850 flights

A fire on Friday in the basement of an air traffic control facility that services…

Internet bug Heartbleed tiny compared to newest: Shellshock

Internet bug Heartbleed tiny compared to newest: Shellshock

A defect in web servers and other devices makes them vulnerable to new types of…

Coalition carries out 200 air strikes on ISIS targets in Syria

Coalition carries out 200 air strikes on ISIS targets in Syria

The U.S. Pentagon said the U.S. military and five arabic allies that include Saudi Arabia,…

Politics

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 of duty about the government’s controversial rice subsidy and has requested that the…

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…

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

Long overdue upgrade fuels 10m iPhone sales on launch weekend

What many say was long-overdue upgrade to Apple’s iPhone likely drove iPhone 6 sales to 10m devices, eclipsing the company’s 2012 iPhone 5 first weekend sales of…

US stocks advance ahead of US fed on rates

US equities advanced on the main indices ahead of the results of Wednesday’s Federal Reserve meeting on interest rate policy – in anticipation the fed will continue to…

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…