Ricky Eisen has been planning and catering Manhattan events for over three decades, but in the last 15 years, she's noticed a distinct trend: The rise of tech startups -- and the companies' constant struggle to keep talented employees from leaving for better-paying rivals -- has meant that "entertaining has taken on a new definition," Eis […]
It appears unlikely that Comcast would be able to acquire all of Time Warner Cable. If it makes a bid at all, it would more likely be for just part of the company, with Charter Communications getting the rest.
The long awaited yield rise has kicked off, but thus far corporate and junk bonds have been somewhat immune. That is likely about to change as corporate debt joins the already declining Treasury and Muni ...
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Nov. 20 - Slovak engineer Stefan Klein says he's fulfilling his childhood dream, designing a flying car he hopes will soon be ready for commercialisation. Klein says he sees the greatest potential for his invention in countries with poor transport infrastructure. Rob Muir has more.
Oct. 1 - Japan's biggest mobile carrier, NTT DoCoMo, has developed glasses that automatically translate foreign languages. It's hoped the glasses, unveiled by the company this week, will make life easier for foreigners visiting Tokyo during the 2020 Summer Olympic Games. Rob Muir reports.
Sept. 24 - Non-profit groups aiming to replace Africa's deadly kerosene lamps with safe, solar alternatives say their campaign is gaining momentum. The award-winning Solaraid project says the dangerous lamps could be eliminated from the continent by 2020. Jim Drury has more.
Sept. 19 - A group of Austrian students has designed a quadcopter which flies autonomously using only the computing power of a smartphone. The reasearchers say the drone could one day be used for search and rescue scenarios or fighting fires without putting humans in harm's way. Jim Drury reports.
Sept. 9 - Scientists at British technology firm, Cambridge Silicon Radio, say they've devised the world's thinnest keyboard. Just half a millimetre thick, the device could be available to consumers within a year. Jim Drury has more.
Aug. 19 - Scrambling for credit cards or mobile phones at the checkout counter could become a thing of the past as a Finnish company readies to launch the world's first face recognition payment system. Tara Cleary reports.
Aug. 13 - Does the call of nature hold the answer to a new form of renewable energy? Scientists in the UK are confident that it does. With backing from both the British government and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the researchers have developed a method for charging mobile phones with human urine. Matthew Stock reports.
The real estate industry has ramped up its attack on rules making it harder to borrow, but its challengers face a big obstacle — mortgage restrictions are working exactly the way the government wants them to
* Canadian dollar at C$1.0656 or 93.84 U.S. cents * Fed taper concerns overcome strong Canadian jobs numbers * Bond prices mostly lower across maturity curve By Leah Schnurr TORONTO, Dec 6 (Reuters)...
Dec 6 (Reuters) - Currency speculators trimmed their bets in favor of the U.S. dollar in the latest week, according to data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and Thomson Reuters released...
Dec. 06 - Summary: Blue chips in best one-day climb since October as hiring jumps again, jobless drops to 7 percent ; LPL's Canally sees "decent chance" of December cut to Fed stimulus; Consumer sentiment rebounds in early December; Google hits record high. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Dec 6 - The olive oil industry in North Sinai is suffering from a decline in sales and problems with production as a result of the recent political instability in Egypt and increased activity of militant groups in the area. Joanna Partridge reports
Dec 6 - The Cold War-style rift between Russia and Western Europe over Ukraine widens as foreign ministers gather for an OSCE summit in Kiev, with Russia denouncing the West for 'interference' in Ukrainian affairs. Ivor Bennett reports on the growing tensions over the country and the pressures on its fragile economy.
Chicago Federal Reserve President Charles Evans tells Reuters that U.S. economic fundamentals, from auto sales to jobless claims, all signal good things for 2014. Without government gridlock in Washington, growth would be even better, Evans says.