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Missing Ariz. Teen's Car Found With Wallet, ID Inside: 'We Just Don't Know What He Left With'

A concerned father is scouring the Oregon wilderness for his 18-year-old son after the teen mysteriously vanished on a road trip home to Arizona from …

Forests

JP Morgan to face criminal and civil investigations over mortgages

The investigations come amid a battery of other probes into the banking giant's business from federal and state regulators<p>JP Morgan has disclosed it faces criminal and civil investigations into the sale of mortgage-backed securities ahead of the financial crisis.<p>The bank faces parallel …

Prudential shrugs off concerns about Asian slowdown with profit rise

The head of Britain’s largest insurance group Prudential has played down the impact of slowing growth in Asia, insisting that there is still a “fantastic transformation” happening in the region.<p>The insurer, which counts Asia as its biggest market in terms of new business, posted a 22pc rise in …

Hobbs CEO: 'Women prefer a male boss because female leaders lack personality'

One in three British women say they would prefer a male boss, according to new research by Hobbs, which claims most female leaders "lack personality".<p>Some 34pc of women aged 18 and over said they preferred a male boss, with workers aged between 25 to 34 the most likely age group to opt for a male …

Scenes from Kim Jong-un’s visit to North Korea’s first “hand-phone” manufacturing plant

North Korea’s baby-faced supreme leader Kim Jong-un unveiled what is purported to be the Hermit Kingdom’s first domestically manufactured smartphone this weekend via a dispatch and several photographs from the state KCNA news agency.<p>The Arirang is a conventional-looking Android handset; details are …

North Korea

Only India can stop India from becoming an economic power

Whenever a journalist, politician, businessman or academic wants to evoke the threat of big new international competitors to established economies in the West, "China and India" are trotted out, representing 1A and 1B, the two apparent favourites in the global race for growth. The rhetoric hides …

The great Chinese collateral trade, illustrated

2013-08-12T11:33:51.000Z<p>By: Izabella Kaminska<p>We’ve seen explanations of how the famous Chinese copper (and other commodity collateral) LC financing …

U.S. Postal Service Alcohol Delivery Idea Criticized By Merchants

<b>CNBC:</b><p>Oh, the beer run. That time-honored tradition of hopping in the car and heading to the local liquor establishment to replenish your supply of alcohol. Could it soon be a thing of the past?<p>It just might, at least that is what U.S. Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe is hoping for. He recently …

The Rise Of The Renting And Sharing Economy Could Have Catastrophic Ripple Effects

Now, "rent" is becoming the new "own," according to market strategists at ConvergEx Group, who warn that the ripple effects of such a trend could be "catastrophic."<p>"Americans of every demographic are flocking to services like Airbnb, Taskrabbit, and Bag Borrow or Steal for one overwhelming reason: …

Housing

20 People Injured At G2 Phone Giveaway — One Woman Brought A Spear

About 20 people were injured in a crush at an event promoting LG's new G2 phone in South Korea. At the event, the company promised to give away 100 of the new phones free. All they had to do was catch a coupon tied to a floating helium balloon.<p>As the video below shows, a bunch of people showed up — …

Helium
Central Banks

Too Much, Too Fast: China Sees Backlash From Massive Growth

At a time when much of the world is mired in economic torpor, China still enjoys enviable growth rates. Yet there's no question that its economy is growing more slowly these days.<p>Just ask Yan Liwei, a salesman for a construction materials company, who was visiting a park in Shanghai this …

Elon Musk reveals plans for high-speed Hyperloop

In a blog post today, Elon Musk revealed plans for an alpha version of his much-anticipated Hyperloop, an innovative transportation system that would move passengers from Los Angeles to San Francisco in less than 30 minutes. According to the plans (PDF), the Hyperloop would transport passengers in …

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Chase goes all in on Isis, announces plans for nationwide rollout

We'd hardly call Isis a juggernaut, but the would-be Google Wallet-slayer is certainly building steam. After convincing American Express to back it in a nationwide rollout, Chase has decided to hop on the expansion train as well. The mobile payment launch partner is clearly quite happy with how …

Electric car charging company Ecotality could file for bankruptcy

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Building a market for new technology is never easy, and the one for electric cars has given us ample examples. The latest is …

Capital Markets

CloudZync, (Yet) Another M-Payments Startup, Launches In London With 280 Retailers Willing To Give Its Wallet App A Go

There’s no shortage of ways to pay for stuff involving a mobile phone, even if most people still reach for the coin in their pocket — rather than trying to grapple with NFC or pay-by-SMS or scan a QR code or use a mobile wallet app or stick their bank/credit card in someone else’s mobile card …

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University fee rise sparks surge in demand for 'jobs-based' degrees

Rising numbers of students are shunning traditional subjects in favour of more practical university degrees amid mounting concerns over the graduate jobs market, according to research.<p>Demand for disciplines such as English, history and languages is down over the last five years as school leavers …

BlackBerry goes up for sale after calamitous decline in smartphone market

Once dubbed the 'CrackBerry', the smartphone company suffered a calamitous decline in the business it helped revolutionise<p>BlackBerry, once the global leader in smartphone technology, has put itself up for sale after years of falling sales and failed revamps.<p>Once seen as so habit-forming its users …