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World Bank Cuts Growth Outlook for Asia, Insists on Reform

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:59

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On Monday the World Bank cut down on its growth forecast for developing East Asian economies for the year and urged the governments to make an effort to improve conditions that would lure investment and spurt exports.

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Hewlett-Packard to Split Its Business in Two

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:58

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Reportedly, Hewlett-Packard Co, the robust Silicon Valley company which is trying to adapt to the changing times with the spurt of mobile and online computing, now plans to divide itself into two separate companies. This action will allow it to put in more focus on the fast-growing corporate services market.

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Prices of Gas Drop to Lower than $3 for a Gallon.

Sun, 10/05/2014 - 13:04

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All drivers in the US have a reason to rejoice. Prices of gas have gone below$3 at quite a number of places.

This is not a phenomenon that can be seen every day. As per the website Gas Buddy. com, which tracks the price of gas in different areas, the lowest price seen was 2.88 a gallon.

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Cyberattack on JPMorgan Chase Mirrors the Vulnerability of System in American Banks

Sun, 10/05/2014 - 13:02

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One of the largest banks of the U. S recently announced that it faced a data breach which exposed information of millions of its customers. JPMorgan Chase has been a part of one of the biggest ever data breaches in the history of the US.

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Shareholders Not Happy With Yahoo’s Plan of Investing in Snapchat

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 10:56

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Yahoo is planning to flush out some of its funds that it gathered from the lucrative investment in Alibaba. Reportedly, Yahoo is thinking of buying Snapchat, the hot mobile messaging startup.

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Pharmaceutical Industry Jostle for Takeover Deals

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 10:54

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The pharmaceutical industry is going through a lot of buzz as a number of companies are engaged in talks for acquisition and making deals. Some of the bigger players are busy trying to out-power their competitors.

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Unemployment Rate in the US Drops Showing a Healthy Level, says Economists

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 10:53

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In September there was a spurt in hiring and that led to a fall in the rate of unemployment in the nation which is considered as a six year low. The economists consider the figure seen in September healthy which is likely to get better with time.

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Four substances added to carcinogen list by HHS

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 09:12

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The U. S. Bureau of Health and Human Services has recently added four new substances to the authority government rundown of cancer-causing agents.

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Woman gives birth after womb transplant

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 09:05

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A 36-year-old Swede has become the world's first lady to conceive an offspring after getting a womb transplant, medicinal journal The Lancet said on Saturday, depicting the event as an achievement for barren ladies.

The healthy kid was delivered a month ago, it said. Both mother and newborn child are doing well.

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Enterovirus was the cause of death of 4-year-old New Jersey Boy

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 08:56

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The Centers for Disease Control has verified that the 4-year-old New Jersey kid who passed on at home a week ago had enterovirus.

It's still not clear if the respiratory ailment assumed an immediate part or was a helping variable in his demise, nonetheless, state health sauthorities say.

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Dallas hospital treating Ebola patient experiences problems

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 08:47

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From the minute he arrived Monday at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, Dr. John Bertrand confronted the nervousness of his patients fearful in light of the fact that a man with the dangerous Ebola infection was being dealt with there.

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State Regulators Order Duke Energy to Return Customers Money Collected for Failed Nuclear Plant

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:06

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Now the customers getting energy from one of Florida's largest power companies, Duke Energy will get to see that electricity bills getting smaller. In a decision taken on Thursday by the state regulators, the company has to payback $54 million utility it had charged from the consumers for a nuclear power project that was planned in Levy County but never got constructed.

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Cyberattack at JPMorgan Chase affected 76 Million Households

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 08:42

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Putting the intrusion as one of the largest ever to happen, the cyberattack on JPMorgan Chase which happened this summer is estimated to have compromised the accounts of 76 million families along with seven million small businesses. This large number makes that earlier digit given by the bank rather a small one.

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