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Apple Gives A Big Win To Samsung

This is a big win for Samsung.<p>This year, Apple switched away from Samsung and had a company called Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) make most of the iPhone and iPad chips, The Wall Street Journal reported. Samsung still made a small percentage of Apple's chips, but it was a big loss of …

A Major Long-Term Change In The Labor Market Is Bad News For The US Economy

That's the conclusion from Steven Davis and John Haltiwanger, two National Bureau of Economic Research economists (Davis is at U Chicago and Haltiwanger at the University of Maryland). The two presented at the Fed's Jackson Hole conference over the summer and an updated version of the paper was …

The British Government Has Given Up On Cutting The Deficit

The government borrowed $64.7 billion in the first 7 months of the year: £3.7 billion more than it did in the same period last year, a 6.1% increase and more than analysts expected. That's despite the economy growing and the government's official target to slash the deficit.<p>So it's fair to ask: is …

5 Restaurant Chains That Will Outperform The Rest Of The Industry

Americans go out to dinner an average of 74 times a year, The Washington Post's Wonkblog reports, citing the consumer research firm NPD Group. That's the lowest reading in three decades.<p>And a number of fast-casual establishments are threatening traditional fast food and casual dining …

The 26 Highest-Paid Players In The NBA

Meanwhile, in a perfect example of just how backwards the NBA's salary system can be, the arguably two best players in the NBA, LeBron James and Kevin Durant, are not even in the top five.<p>Of the players on this year's list most will be getting huge raises in the next two years as players and teams …

NBA

The 10 Things You Need To Know In Advertising Today

<b>1. Forrester is advising marketers not to use Facebook if they want to build social relationships with their customers.</b> The latest brutal report from the research company (which often criticizes Facebook) says the social platform's declining organic reach means marketers should consider using …

The Economist Went Full Occupy Wall Street On Bankers

In a Saturday commentary about capitalism's increasingly negative reputation, the classical liberal magazine said that nearly half of Americans had a less-than-positive view of the term and associated it with financial capitalism and greedy banks.<p>It's almost reminiscent of the 2011 OWS movement, …

Wall Street

Are electric cars greener? Depends on where you live

Long thought a thing of the future, electric cars are becoming mainstream. Sales in the United States of plug-in, electric vehicles nearly doubled last year. Credible forecasts see the number rising within a decade to half a million vehicles per year, which would easily exceed sales of the Toyota …

Now absolutely everyone can invest in China’s risky, fraud-ridden stock market

HONG KONG – It’s been a bumpy ride beset by delays and last-minute clarifications, but today marks the start of trading in the much-anticipated Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect, or as it’s known colloquially, “the through-train.”<p>This landmark agreement between the Shanghai and Hong Kong Stock …

Facebook Is Secretly Working On A New Professional Website

"Facebook is secretly working on a new website called 'Facebook at Work'" that would allow users to "chat with colleagues, connect with professional contacts and collaborate over documents", it said.<p>Facebook last month reported its quarterly profit nearly doubled to $802 million (640 million euros) …

Japan drops into recession

The Japanese economy has dropped into a recession after a second straight quarter of contraction, in a huge blow to Shinzo Abe’s bid to turn around years of laggard growth.<p>The country’s gross domestic product shrank 0.4% in the July-September quarter, official data showed on Monday, or an …

The 12 Worst Apple Products Of All Time

Apple is known for the hit products it has released in the last decade: the iPod, the iPhone, and most recently the iPad.<p>But the company hasn't always been a synonym for success.<p>Some of of its products, particularly in the '80s and '90s, were huge flops.<p>From the PowerPC to the Pippin game console, …

Muslims discovered America, says Turkish president

The Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has claimed that Muslim sailors reached the Americas more than 300 years before explorer Christopher Columbus.<p>Speaking on Saturday at a gathering of Muslim leaders from Latin America, Erdogan said contact between Islam and Latin America dated back to the …

The 25 Most-Visited Tourist Attractions In The World

Well, the gates have opened, and tourists are pouring in to see it all for themselves. Attendance is up by 2.5 million since 2010.<p>The Forbidden City is a dream destination for some Americans, but most have never researched a trip to Everland or Lotte World. Yet these South Korean theme parks also …

This Amazing Airplane Seat Could Change Everything About Luxury Flying

Designers at Hong Kong-based PaperClipDesign have come up with a concept — called the "Butterfly Seat" — that affords passenger airlines an unprecedented level of flexibility in arranging the premium sections of their cabins.<p>Airlines in search of increased profits have been investing heavily in …

Economists: 'The World Will Soon Be Awash With Oil'

So they're accelerating their forecasts and suggesting the world will "soon be awash with oil," cutting the per-barrel Brent Crude price to just $70 (£44.4) by the end of 2016, four years earlier than they previously anticipated.<p>Here's the basis of their bullish case:<p><b>Less risk from the Middle East.</b> …

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Eko Ayrıntı

Ebola tedavisi için klinik deneylere başlanıyor

<b>İnsani yardım kuruluşu Médecins Sans Frontières (Sınır Tanımayan Doktorlar), Ebola virüsünün tedavisi amacıyla önümüzdeki ay Batı Afrika'da klinik deneyler yapacağını açıkladı.</b><p>İlk sonuçlar Şubat ayında açıklanabilir.<p>Çalışmalar sırasında Gine ve Liberya'daki üç klinikte, Birleşmiş Milletler'e bağlı …

Meksika'da eylemciler eyalet meclisini yaktı

<b>RADİKAL -</b> Yaklaşık 500 maskeli öğrenci ve öğretmenin boş olan meclis binasına girerek kütüphane ve milletvekillerinin toplantı yaptığı odayı …

Arsenal star Mesut Ozil settles legal row with father after being sued for £500,000 over management row

Mesut Ozil's father, Mustafa, had claimed he was owed £494k for a loss of earnings, with Arsenal midfielder then responding with a demand for return of £800k loan<p>Mesut Ozil, <b>Arsenal</b>'s record signing, has reached an out-of-court settlement after becoming embroiled in a legal dispute with his …

Soccer

Katar 2022 Dünya Kupası için aklandı

<b>2022 Dünya Kupası ev sahipliği yarışını kazanmak için 'yolsuzluk yapmakla' suçlanan Katar hakkında FIFA etik komisyonu 'ihlâl yok' kararını verdi. Böylece 2022 Dünya Kupası'nın nerede oynanacağı belirsizliği ortadan kalktı.</b><p>Uluslararası Futbol Federasyonları Birliği'nin (FIFA) bağımsız etik …

Hindistan'da 13 kadının ölümüne neden olan doktor tutuklandı

<b>RADİKAL -</b> Çhattisgarh eyaletinin sağlık yetkilisi Dr. S.K. Mandal, kısırlaştırma ameliyatlarını yapan ve cumartesi gününden beri aranan Dr. R.K. …

Apple's new all-time high: $111.25

Apple closed Wednesday at $111.25, up $1.55 (1.41%) for the day. On Thursday, shareholders of record as of Nov. 10 will receive a dividend of $0.47 …

Full-time employee jobs account for only one in 40 created since recession

Only one in every 40 new jobs created since the recession has been for a full-time employee, according to the Trades Union Congress.<p>The share of full-time employee jobs – excluding self-employment – fell during the recession and has failed to recover since, falling from 64% in 2008 to 62% in 2014, …

10 Things You Need To Know In Markets This Morning

<b>US-China Trade Breakthrough</b>. "China and the United States have reached a breakthrough in talks on eliminating duties on information technology products, a deal that could pave the way for the first major tariff-cutting agreement at the World Trade Organisation in 17 years," Reuters' Michael Martina …

Roger Federer breezes past Kei Nishikori at ATP World Tour Finals

Roger Federer looks in the mood to win this tournament for the seventh time in 13 visits and perhaps return to No1 in the world in the highly unlikely event of Novak Djokovic slipping up in London over the next few days.<p>Only the Serb and Federer’s compatriot Stanislas Wawrinka, who are in the other …

Low-paid workers unable to escape poverty trap - report

The extent to which low-paid workers in the UK stay trapped in poverty is highlighted by a report showing only one in four workers who were low-paid in 2001 – and who have remained in employment for most of the subsequent decade – went on to escape poverty and move on to higher pay.<p>The findings …

Lewis Hamilton,Nico Rosberg,Formula one 2001,Formula One,Mercedes GP,Motor sport,Sport<p>The climax shouldn’t be in Abu Dhabi, and there shouldn’t be double points, but Hamilton doesn’t do dull and so his battle with his Mercedes team-mate is one to savour<p>There is something prosaic about Abu Dhabi’s …

Pakistan wins China investment worth $42 billion

Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif oversaw the signing of 19 agreements and memorandums mostly centred on the energy sector as he met Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing.<p>Pakistan, a close ally of China, suffers from chronic electricity shortages and Islamabad has long sought investment in …