Archive July 2015

Yahoo buys fashion website Polyvore

Yahoo buys fashion website Polyvore

Published 31/07/2015

Yahoo Inc (YHOO.O) said on Friday it agreed to buy fashion start-up Polyvore to help drive traffic and strengthen its mobile and social offerings.Yahoo, which [more…]

Car hacking risk may be broader than Fiat Chrysler: U.S. regulator

Car hacking risk may be broader than Fiat Chrysler: U.S. regulator

Published 31/07/2015

WASHINGTON The cybersecurity issues that led Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV to recall 1.4 million vehicles this month could pose a problem for cars and trucks [more…]

Exclusive: Hedge fund mogul Paulson – Gold is now ‘fairly valued’

Exclusive: Hedge fund mogul Paulson – Gold is now ‘fairly valued’

Published 31/07/2015

BOSTON Billionaire hedge fund manager John Paulson, one of the world's most influential gold investors, said on Friday that the metal is now at an [more…]

Vaccine success holds hope for end to deadly scourge of Ebola

Vaccine success holds hope for end to deadly scourge of Ebola

Published 31/07/2015

LONDON/GENEVA The world is on the verge of being able to protect humans against Ebola, the World Health Organization said on Friday, as a trial [more…]

Verizon sees little progress in talks with wireline workers

Verizon sees little progress in talks with wireline workers

Published 31/07/2015

Verizon Communications Inc, the largest U.S. wireless service provider, said on Friday there was little progress in negotiations with its wireline unit workers on the [more…]

Katy Perry may get chance to live at disputed ex-convent in Los Angeles

Katy Perry may get chance to live at disputed ex-convent in Los Angeles

Published 31/07/2015

LOS ANGELES (This story corrects paragraph 2: nuns no longer live at the property in July 30 story)Katy Perry, who grew up the daughter of [more…]

State pension plans putting politics above retirements

State pension plans putting politics above retirements

Published 31/07/2015

State public pension funds love buying shares in local companies, but it is not so much a matter of “buying what you know” as “buying [more…]

Judge weighs lawsuit seeking Kurt Cobain’s death-scene photos

Judge weighs lawsuit seeking Kurt Cobain’s death-scene photos

Published 31/07/2015

SEATTLE A Washington state judge should dismiss a lawsuit seeking photos from the death scene of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain because public-disclosure laws do not [more…]

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg and wife expecting a baby girl

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg and wife expecting a baby girl

Published 31/07/2015

SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting a baby girl, he said on his Facebook page on [more…]

One Direction releases surprise first single as a foursome

One Direction releases surprise first single as a foursome

Published 31/07/2015

LONDON Best-selling boy band One Direction released a surprise first single as a foursome on Friday, two days after former member Zayn Malik announced a [more…]