Archive January 2014

Nadella outran better-known candidates for Microsoft CEO

Published 31/01/2014

NEW YORK/SEATTLE (Reuters) - The race to determine the next head of Microsoft Corp looks to have ended where it began, with the software giant [more…]

Pension, bondholder cuts at core of Detroit plan

Published 31/01/2014

DETROIT (Reuters) - Detroit has circulated a financial plan that requires significant concessions from its pension funds and bondholders and declares that an interest-rate obligation [more…]

U.S. IRS chief says no delay in tax-dodger law- some have doubts

U.S. IRS chief says no delay in tax-dodger law- some have doubts

Published 31/01/2014

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chief of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service said on Friday that a new law meant to fight offshore tax dodging by [more…]

Ackman’s Pershing Square trims holdings of Beam

Published 31/01/2014

BOSTON (Reuters) - Hedge fund manager William Ackman sold 7.3 million shares in Beam Inc this week, according to a regulatory filing on Friday, trimming [more…]

Exclusive: Charter may raise Time Warner Cable bid within weeks – sources

Published 31/01/2014

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Charter Communications Inc is discussing raising its bid for Time Warner Cable Inc as soon as in the next two weeks, [more…]

This U.S. official is heading to Jeopardy! Who is Richard Cordray?

Published 31/01/2014

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - He'll take 'Consumer Protection' for $200, Alex. Richard Cordray, director of the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, will appear on Jeopardy! on [more…]

Germany must publish list of artworks hoarded by recluse: court

Published 31/01/2014

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany must publish the full list of artworks found in the flat of an elderly recluse last year which are mostly believed [more…]

‘ChewBacca’ hackers targeted retailers in 11 countries: RSA

Published 31/01/2014

BOSTON (Reuters) - A cyber criminal ring targeting small retailers in 11 countries stole data on 49,000 payment cards using a malicious software known as [more…]

Actress Sienna Miller angry at British phone-hacking case details

Published 31/01/2014

LONDON (Reuters) - British actress Sienna Miller spoke on Friday of her anger that "titillating" information about her affair with James Bond actor Daniel Craig [more…]

Artist Basquiat’s early works to be on exhibit, auction in New York

Published 31/01/2014

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Early works by artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, known for his provocative, powerful and sometimes controversial paintings, will be exhibited and sold in [more…]