| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:22 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Even as European Union leaders at the G-20 summit here crowed about a reviving Eurozone, the head of the European Central Bank said he didn't share their optimism.
In somber remarks, ECB President Mario Draghi said he...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 6:04 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — After two days of summit meetings here, President Obama and other world leaders signed a lengthy declaration of prescriptions for the global economy, including pledges that placed a renewed emphasis on creating jobs as...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 7:39 PM
CUPERTINO, Calif. — Whether the "c" in iPhone 5c stands for color or China, the launch of a plastic cellphone marks one of the biggest strategic shifts for Apple since the company began the smartphone revolution six years ago.
| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:28 AM
WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve's decision not to reduce its bond-buying program was "prudent" because the world's economy remains weak, according to Xinhua, China's official state-run news agency.
"The Fed's 'no taper yet' decision seems prudent...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:03 PM
This has been a tough year for emerging-markets investors.
Fueled by unrest in Brazil and a sluggish economy in China, the broad MSCI emerging-markets index is down 14% this year. The drop has been led by stock market sell-offs in Brazil (-26% in...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 2:45 PM
Worldwide television shipments fell nearly 8% year over year in the first quarter, marking the steepest rate of decline since the second quarter of 2009.
TV shipments totaled 51 million units for the quarter, according to a report from NPD DisplaySearch....
| Apr 23, 2012
| 8:10 AM
Swiss food and nutrition giant Nestle will shell out $11.9 billion to buy Pfizer’s nutrition unit, which owns baby food brands such as SMA and Promil.
The division is expected to reel in $2.4 billion in sales this year and gets 85% of its revenue...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 8:43 PM
MENLO PARK — In just eight years, Facebook signed up more than half the world's Internet population.
Now it's going after the rest.
Facebook wants to reach every single person on the Internet whether they are logging on from a laptop in Santa...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 9:36 PM
CES: Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas. Global tech spending to reach $1 trillion in 2012, helped by robust growth in emerging markets for products including smartphones, tablets and ultrabooks....
| Aug 23, 2011
| 4:36 PM
China passed the U.S. as the largest market for personal computers in the second quarter of the year, according to new data from a research group. The shift marks the first time in history that China has passed the U.S. as the top consumer of PCs. PC...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Apple is rumored to be working on building a low cost version of the iPhone 4 that will feature 8 gigabytes of memory. Is any of this surprising? Not in the least, because Apple has already done this in the past with the iPhone 3GS....