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Russian social network delays IPO after Facebook crash


May 30th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) VKontakte, one of Russia's most-popular social networks, has postponed its initial public offering indefinitely after the flotation of the world's largest social network Facebook ... Read more...

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Global solar industry set to shine again


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 3 (IANS) The slump in the global solar industry may be over soon due to industry consolidation and improving demand, the world's leading solar cell maker has said.Solar ... Read more...

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Cognizant expands its Kochi operations


February 7th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 7 (IANS) Cognizant, a NASDAQ-listed, US-headquartered provider of information technology, is expanding its operations in Kerala by leasing 15 acres of land at the Kochi Infopark campus.The company ... Read more...

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Facebook IPO boosts growth of Chinese sites


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 3 (IANS) Facebook's planned initial public offering (IPO) will give impetus to China's social networking sites and boost their development, industry leaders here said.Facebook filed with the ... Read more...

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Groupon IPO raises $700 million


November 4th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Groupon’s IPO has become the second largest Internet business. The company has generated $700 million with its initial public offering. When Google went public in 2004, ... Read more...

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Dow Jones Industrial Average down as trading opens


August 10th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Dow Jones Industrial Average shed most of the gains it made on Tuesday at the opening of trading on Wednesday. Just an hour into trading ... Read more...

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Interns used as cheap labour in China: Report


August 2nd, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 2 (IANS) Chinese students working as interns in companies are being used as cheap labour and are not being offered enough work experience relevant to their studies, says ... Read more...

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Infosys braces to counter visa fraud charge in US


May 25th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 25 (IANS) India's global software major Infosys Technologies Ltd. is reviewing its procedures to counter the charge of misusing B1 business visas to the US, a senior company ... Read more...

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PlayBook recall pushes BlackBerry stock to a new low


May 17th, 2011 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 17 (IANS) The stock of BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) closed at a new low of $ 41.72 on the Toronto Stock Exchange Monday after the ... Read more...

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US stocks rebound on positive economic data


March 18th, 2011 - 4:47 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 18 (IANS) US stocks rebounded Thursday on positive economic reports, a day after the Standard & Poor's 500 Index and the Nasdaq erased most of gains in ... Read more...

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Wall Street drops on Japan concern


March 17th, 2011 - 4:14 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 17 (IANS) Wall Street plunged in midday trading Wednesday after the European Union's energy chief said that the situation at a nuclear plant in Japan could get ... Read more...

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Wall Street falls sharply amid Libya unrest


February 23rd, 2011 - 4:41 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 23 (IANS) US stocks dropped sharply Tuesday amid Libya unrest with the Dow Jones industrial average plummeting 178.46 points, or 1.44 percent, to 12,212.79 points, Xinhua reported.The Standard & ... Read more...

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Chinese making fortunes out of ‘e-business’ trend


September 25th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 25 (ANI): E-shopping is no more a "shelter" for Chinese youngsters to make their living, but is now one of the most lucrative business options.He Hongwei, a college graduate ... Read more...

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Sify Technologies to raise $86 million


August 28th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 28 (IANS) Nasdaq-listed internet company Sify Technologies Ltd Saturday announced it would be raising $86 million (around Rs.400 crore) through preferential shares to a group of investors affiliated to its ... Read more...

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Strong encryption of wireless technology not unique: BlackBerry


August 27th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 27 (IANS) Research in Motion (RIM) stocks sank to a 17-month low as the BlackBerry maker Thursday said that use of strong encryption in wireless technology is not ... Read more...

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Six-year-old girl is China’s youngest shareholder


August 20th, 2010 - 4:01 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 20 (IANS) A six-year-old girl has become the youngest shareholder on China's Nasdaq-style growth enterprises board, after she inherited 62,500 shares from her father, reports Xinhua. The Shaoxing-based Zhejiang Sunflower Light ... Read more...

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Government to take over Bhopal Memorial Hospital


August 19th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The government has decided to take over a Bhopal-based hospital, which is under regulatory scanner for alleged testing of banned drugs by a multinational pharmaceutical company on ... Read more...

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No link found between milk, infant puberty in China


August 15th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 15 (IANS) There is no evidence that milk powder produced by a Chinese company caused three infant girls to grow breasts, China's health ministry said Sunday. In July, parents and doctors ... Read more...

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Infosys to reward staff with shares to mark 30th year


June 30th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 30 (IANS) Infosys Technologies will reward its employees with equity shares to mark the 30th year of its operations beginning July 2, the IT bellwether said Wednesday. "All employees on the ... Read more...

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Cognizant Technology buys French IT company


June 17th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 17 (IANS) Nasdaq listed Cognizant Technology Solutions, a Chennai based IT solutions company, Thursday announced the acquisition of Paris based Galileo Performance, an IT testing and consulting company, for an ... Read more...

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Sify Technologies to provide submarine cable landing station


May 23rd, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 23 (IANS) The city-based, Nasdaq listed consumer Internet company Sify Technologies Limited has agreed to provide the Qatar-based Gulf Bridge International, a submarine cable landing station in Mumbai. Gulf Bridge is ... Read more...

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Century-old ‘Wall Street’ street sign expected to fetch 80,000 at Christie’s


May 20th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 20(ANI): Auction house, Christie's, is reportedly planning to sell a century-old Wall Street street sign on June 22.According to reports, Christie's will auction off the cobalt-blue porcelain street ... Read more...

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Nasdaq Dubai trading volumes reach highest level since 2007


April 11th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 11 (IANS/WAM) Equities trading volumes on Nasdaq Dubai in the first quarter of 2010 rose to 1.09 billion, the highest after the start of the global economic crisis in 2007. The ... Read more...

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Middle East equity derivatives market set to expand


April 6th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 6 (IANS/WAM) The Middle East equity derivatives market is likely to expand in 2010 compared to last year's levels. Eighty-seven percent of fund managers and brokers polled by NASDAQ described equity ... Read more...

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John Malkovich Involved In Madoff Legal Drama


April 6th, 2010 - 2:18 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 05 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Madoff investments, which quickly became known worldwide, is still managing to take money from it's investors. Bernie Madoff's famous Ponzi scheme consisted of paying investors ... Read more...

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Madoff Scandal Whistleblower Comes Up With New Memoir


March 2nd, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Boston, Mar 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Harry Markopolos, the former securities industry executive who is known to be the whistleblower in the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme, is creating headlines lately as ... Read more...

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US Federal Reserve Shifts Discount Rate


February 19th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Memphis, Feb 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The economic condition of America has been quite tumultuous since the recession and the authorities have adopted several measures to cope up with the situation. ... Read more...

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US stocks rise after late rally


February 6th, 2010 - 8:21 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 6 (IANS) A significant rally in the last hour of trading pulled US stocks back to positive territory Friday, but major indices still experienced their fourth straight weekly decline. The ... Read more...

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IPL row unhealthy, undemocratic, insensitive, says SRK


February 2nd, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 2 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who is facing the Shiv Sena's ire over his comment for inclusion of Pakistani players in the Indian Premier League (IPL), ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol to ring NASDAQ opening bell


January 30th, 2010 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 30 (IANS) Bollywood stars Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol have been invited by NASDAQ, the world's biggest stock exchange, to ring their opening bell here Monday. The stars of ... Read more...

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US stocks rebound on Fed’s economic assessment


January 28th, 2010 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 28 (IANS) US stocks secured gains after fluctuating most of the session Wednesday as Fed's latest assessment on economy boosted market sentiment. Fed decided to keep the key interest ... Read more...

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NYPD gives all-clear after bomb scare at Times Square


December 31st, 2009 - 1:05 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) -- New York police on Wednesday briefly evacuated a part of Times Square after a suspicious van was discovered, officials said.A police spokeswoman confirmed the NASDAQ building, ... Read more...

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Police evacuate parts of New York’s Times Square


December 31st, 2009 - 12:58 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) -- New York police have evacuated a part of Times Square, near the NASDAQ building, following the discovery of a suspicious van, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday.Several ... Read more...

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Yahoo extends its Facebook Integration for a better user experience


December 2nd, 2009 - 9:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sunnyvale, Dec 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Yahoo Inc.(NASDAQ:YHOO) is turning the ageing clock backwards and trying to stay focused in its customers lives and also evolve with the changing times. In ... Read more...

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Microsoft expects 50% of new PCs to have Windows 7


November 9th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, Nov 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Indian subsidiary of Microsoft(NASDAQ:MSFT) is getting a good early and healthy response to Windows 7, which is its recently launched operating system, its chairman ... Read more...

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