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China Resources unit to sell stakes in Wal-Mart China stores

Yahoo Business - 1 hora 10 mins ago

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A unit of conglomerate China Resources Corp plans to sell minority stakes it holds in 21 outlets of Wal-Mart Stores Inc around China, a spokesman for the U.S. retailer told Reuters on Friday.

Germany's Schaeffler rises in market debut

Yahoo Business - 1 hora 11 mins ago

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German automotive parts maker Schaeffler rose 8 percent in its first day of trading on Friday in one of Germany's largest initial public offerings (IPO) this year. The shares opened at 13.50 euros, above the issue price of 12.50 euros ($14.10) apiece, after having been offered in a 12-14 euro range. The flotation follows the listings of plastic maker Covestro and classifieds group Scout24 , which suffered from wobbly markets while building materials maker Xella pulled its IPO earlier this week. (Reporting by Arno Schuetze and Maria Sheahan; Editing by Kirsti Knolle)

Spain says Volkswagen has 'guaranteed' its investment in Spain

Yahoo Business - 1 hora 41 mins ago

MADRID (Reuters) - German carmaker Volkswagen , grappling with a engine-rigging scandal, has guaranteed its investments in Spain, Industry Minister Jose Manuel Soria said on Friday. "I met the chairman of Volkswagen (on Thursday) and he guaranteed (the group's) investment program in Spain," he told La COPE national radio the day after meeting newly-appointed VW Chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch. ...

Apple Watch owners can use Facebook Messenger on their wrists

Yahoo Business - 1 hora 50 mins ago
The dedicated Facebook Messenger app Apple promised for its wearable's latest operating system, the watchOS 2, is finally here. So long as you've already installed the updated platform, you can start using ...

Telstra reshuffles executives, acquires eHealth management system

Yahoo Business - 2 horas 15 mins ago

Telstra has seen three internal promotions and one departure among its executives this week, with the telco also acquiring eHealth management company EOS Technologies.

Asia stocks rally as Fed minutes hint at patience on hike

Yahoo Business - 2 horas 27 mins ago

Asian shares rose on Friday, taking their cue from a jump in oil prices and Wall Street gains after minutes of the Federal Reserve's latest meeting further quelled expectations of an imminent U.S. interest rate hike. The Fed minutes revealed the extent to which policymakers are concerned that a global economic slowdown might threaten the U.S. economic outlook. Riskier asset markets, which had risen when the Fed held off raising rates in September, got a further boost on confirmation policy makers won't rush to tighten policy at a time of slackening global growth.

Treat IT security the same as workplace safety: Verizon

Yahoo Business - 2 horas 35 mins ago

Verizon's cybersecurity arm believes the way an Australian company handles health and safety on a building site should be employed to tackle cybersecurity.

California authorities need a warrant to probe your digital life

Yahoo Business - 3 horas 12 mins ago
The state of California passed the "Leno bill" that would keep your private digital info, well, private from law enforcement in June, and governor Jerry Brown has signed it into law. The California ...

Turnbull: Don't assume government email is more secure than private email

Yahoo Business - 3 horas 16 mins ago

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull responded to concerns over the use of his own private email server by saying politicians use insecure communication all the time.

Elon Musk: Apple hired the Tesla engineers we've fired

Yahoo Business - Jue, 08/10/2015 - 22:43
During an interview with German business newspaper Handelsblatt on Thursday, Elon Musk unleashed some very CE-Oh No He Didn't!-worthy words about Apple's car efforts. "They have hired people we've ...

GLAAD updates Spirit Day app for 2015's anti-bullying event

Yahoo Business - Jue, 08/10/2015 - 22:02
A lot of people have been tinting their social media profile pics in purple every mid-October for the past five years as a way to support the LGBT youth and to take a stand against bullying. One easy way ...

Enterprise architects of the world unite: you have nothing to lose but your roadmaps

Yahoo Business - Jue, 08/10/2015 - 21:53

Enterprise architecture needs to move as fast as the business, thought leader urges.

The Liberty Trike is a 21st century Rascal

Yahoo Business - Jue, 08/10/2015 - 21:11
Tired of being shuttled about like a sack of potatoes by your current electric getaround? Want to at least pretend that you're getting a workout while scooting to the supermarket? Then you're going to ...

ACCC slashes Telstra wholesale broadband prices by 9.4 percent

Yahoo Business - Jue, 08/10/2015 - 20:47

The competition watchdog has decided on a 9.4 percent cut to the prices Telstra can charge its wholesale customers for use of its copper network.

MakerBot lays off another twenty percent of its workers

Yahoo Business - Jue, 08/10/2015 - 20:16
In April MakerBot laid off 20 percent of its workforce. Roughly six months later, it's doing it again, trimming another fifth of its payroll as it struggles to meet lofty ambitions and expectations set ...

Optus, iiNet, M2 skyrocket in TIO complaint numbers

Yahoo Business - Jue, 08/10/2015 - 20:09

Consumer complaints to the Telecommunications Ombudsman about Optus were up by over 30 percent, while iiNet's numbers were up by 26 percent, and M2's by almost 75 percent.

IMF told that amid 'new mediocre' no room for mistakes by central banks

Yahoo Business - Jue, 08/10/2015 - 19:48

By Randall Palmer and Krista Hughes LIMA (Reuters) - Central banks have little room for error in a low-growth world in which over-leveraged and commodity-dependent emerging economies and a slowing China are major risks, top international financiers told the International Monetary Fund's meeting. Despite $7 trillion in quantitative easing from banks in industrial nations since the global financial crisis, the world is stuck in a "new mediocre" growth pattern, IMF chief Christine Lagarde said on Thursday. In a bid to shore up finances and punish companies that arbitrage tax regimes, governments pushed ahead with plans to improve tax collection.

Uber launches Shanghai branch, plans to invest $1b in China

Yahoo Business - Jue, 08/10/2015 - 19:44

Following raids on Uber offices and the banning of Uber services in multiple Chinese cities, the company is set to increase investment and apply for a government licence as soon as possible.

Apple Pay to expand to Starbucks, Chili's, KFC

Yahoo Business - Jue, 08/10/2015 - 19:33

By Julia Love HALF MOON BAY, Calif (Reuters) - Starbucks Corp coffee shops will begin accepting Apple Inc's mobile payment system in a pilot program starting this year, Apple Vice President Jennifer Bailey said on Thursday. KFC and Chili's restaurants also will begin accepting Apple Pay in 2016, she said at the Re/code technology conference in Half Moon Bay, California. The service gives Apple a chance to tie customers more tightly to its phones and its smart watch, as well as to take a tiny bite from every retail transaction.