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Asia relieved by Wall Street bounce, upbeat Fed

Yahoo Business - 1 hora 3 mins ago

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian share markets rallied on Thursday after U.S. stocks enjoyed their strongest session this year when the Federal Reserve sounded upbeat on the economy and promised to be patient in removing policy stimulus.


Brent edges further above $61 as companies cut upstream investments

Yahoo Business - 1 hora 53 mins ago

By Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Brent crude edged further above $61 a barrel on Thursday, after sharply lower prices forced companies to cut upstream investments around the world. Chevron Corp has put a plan to drill for oil in the Beaufort Sea in Canada's Arctic on hold indefinitely, while Marathon Oil cut its capital expenditure for next year by about 20 percent. Canadian oil producers also deepened 2015 spending cuts, as Husky Energy, MEG Energy and Penn West Petroleum joined those hacking back capital budgets in response to tumbling crude prices. ...


Have a merry Sithmas with this 'Star Wars' music parody

Yahoo Business - 2 horas 10 mins ago

Chewbacca, Princess Leia, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader and even Han Solo in carbonite sing their favorite festive hits in the parody video "Star Wars Lost Holiday Album Collection.">


Intel to power two new 4G Lenovo smartphones in early 2015

Yahoo Business - 2 horas 11 mins ago

The chipmaker is expected to expand its smartphone partnership with Lenovo, introducing phones for both China and the global market in the coming weeks.>


Curiosity has discovered organic matter on Mars

Yahoo Business - Mié, 17/12/2014 - 23:28

Molecules found by Curiosity on Mars have been confirmed as organic matter -- the building blocks of all known forms of terrestrial life.>


Steve Jobs video in iPod lawsuit to stay under wraps, judge rules

Yahoo Business - Mié, 17/12/2014 - 21:45

After weeks of back-and-forth argument, the judge in the now-settled iPod antitrust suit says never-before-seen footage of the late Apple CEO won't be made available to the public.>


Takata says has sufficient funds to deal with recalls: Nikkei

Yahoo Business - Mié, 17/12/2014 - 21:37

TOKYO (Reuters) - Air bag maker Takata Corp has sufficient funds to deal with a global recall that has climbed to about 21 million vehicles after five deaths linked to its products, the company executive told the Nikkei newspaper. Takata CEO Shigehisa Takada, the grandson of the company founder, said it was analyzing collected inflators to determine the cause of defects with its air bags, which can explode with excessive force and spray shrapnel into cars. Takada, whose family owns nearly 60 percent of the company, has not made a public appearance since an annual shareholder meeting in June. ...


Takata says has sufficient funds to deal with recalls: Nikkei

Yahoo Business - Mié, 17/12/2014 - 21:37

TOKYO (Reuters) - Air bag maker Takata Corp has sufficient funds to deal with a global recall that has climbed to about 21 million vehicles after five deaths linked to its products, the company executive told the Nikkei newspaper. Takata CEO Shigehisa Takada, the grandson of the company founder, said it was analyzing collected inflators to determine the cause of defects with its air bags, which can explode with excessive force and spray shrapnel into cars. Takada, whose family owns nearly 60 percent of the company, has not made a public appearance since an annual shareholder meeting in June. ...


Nissan recalls autos in Mexico to check Takata air bags

Yahoo Business - Mié, 17/12/2014 - 21:12

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Automaker Nissan said on Wednesday it has ordered the recall more than 80,000 vehicles sold in Mexico to check for potential defects stemming from air bags made by Japanese company Takata . A total of 84,671 autos made between early 2011 and late 2014 have been recalled this month, a company spokesman said. (Reporting by Joanna Zuckerman Bernstein)


This is what happens when severe turbulence hits a plane

Yahoo Business - Mié, 17/12/2014 - 20:13

Passengers on an American Airlines flight between Seoul and Dallas post videos showing the sheer fright during turbulence.>


Sony cancels 'The Interview' as US links hack to North Korea

Yahoo Business - Mié, 17/12/2014 - 19:57

Bowing to pressure from hackers who threatened theatergoers with a terrorist attack, Sony halts release of the comedy focused on North Korea as the US says it has evidence North Korea was behind the attack.>


Microsoft likens Google to knucklehead, then changes its mind

Yahoo Business - Mié, 17/12/2014 - 19:17

A blog post, critical of Google Apps and written by a senior product manager at Microsoft, appears, and then disappears. But why?>


Wall St. rallies after Fed, energy gains; S&P 500 posts best day since 2013

Yahoo Business - Mié, 17/12/2014 - 19:00

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The S&P 500 scored its best day since October 2013 on Wednesday as the Federal Reserve gave an upbeat assessment of the U.S. economy and said it would take a patient approach toward raising interest rates.


Fed confident on U.S. growth, opens door wider to rate hike

Yahoo Business - Mié, 17/12/2014 - 18:50

By Howard Schneider and Michael Flaherty WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve on Wednesday offered a strong signal that it was on track to raise interest rates sometime next year, altering a pledge to keep rates near zero for a "considerable time" in a show of confidence in the U.S. economy. Closing out a two-day meeting against a backdrop of solid domestic growth but trouble overseas, the U.S. central bank said it would take a "patient" approach in deciding when to bump borrowing costs higher. ...


BlackBerry CEO Talks 'Classic' Debut, Strategy

Yahoo Business - Mié, 17/12/2014 - 18:37
BlackBerry CEO John Chen unveiled the company’s new smartphone at an event at Cipriani restaurant in Manhattan Wednesday. 

Why send a Christmas card when you can send a 100-foot-tall gif?

Yahoo Business - Mié, 17/12/2014 - 18:11

This Saturday, everyone in the world can send a gif that will be projected onto two buildings in San Francisco, as well as sent to the recipient by e-mail.>


Sprint faces federal lawsuit over illegal 'cramming'

Yahoo Business - Mié, 17/12/2014 - 18:07

A federal consumer protection agency is suing Sprint over allegations that it allowed third-party companies to "cram" customers' bills with fraudulent charges.>


The 404 Show 1,596: It's the end of an era with Steve Guttenberg (podcast)

Yahoo Business - Mié, 17/12/2014 - 18:01

Today's the last video episode of The 404. Ever. To help us say goodbye to our video feed, Steve Guttenberg joins us to discuss his dreams, speakers and FLAC audio.>


Chevron cancels Canadian Arctic drilling as oil prices slide

Yahoo Business - Mié, 17/12/2014 - 18:00

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Chevron Corp is putting a plan to drill for oil in the Beaufort Sea in Canada's Arctic on hold indefinitely because of what it called "economic uncertainty in the industry" as oil prices fall.


State Dept. said to have OK'd 'The Interview'

Yahoo Business - Mié, 17/12/2014 - 18:00

Not only did US officials view the upcoming film, they were fine with Sony keeping the final assassination scene, according to a new report.>