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Microsoft launches TV campaign to challenge Google


September 7th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 7 (IANS) Microsoft has launched a nationwide campaign called "Bing It On" in the US, trying to show web users the quality of its Bing search engine ... Read more...

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Scorsese faces lawsuit for delayed project


August 24th, 2012 - 8:00 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 24 (IANS) Director Martin Scorsese is facing a lawsuit for not helming a project that he agreed to do 22 years ago.The lawsuit has been filed by ... Read more...

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Mcconaughey joins ‘Wolf Of Wall Street’


August 4th, 2012 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Actor Matthew McConaughey has joined the cast of "The Wolf of Wall Street" alongside Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill.The film is based on former broker Jordan ... Read more...

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Iraq moves against transiting arms to Syria: US


July 24th, 2012 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) The US has said that Iraq has moved to prevent its territory from being used for transiting weapons to Syria.State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland said the ... Read more...

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News Corp to be split into two companies


June 28th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation will be split into two companies for its newspaper business and entertainment operations, it was reported here.News Corp's board voted unanimously to ... Read more...

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Facebook CEO marries longtime girlfriend


May 20th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Mark Zuckerberg has added a new post to his timeline. He and longtime girlfriend Priscilla Chan have tied the knot.The Facebook co-founder and chief executive ... Read more...

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US stocks slide amid euro concerns (Lead)


May 19th, 2012 - 5:23 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 19 (IANS) US stocks failed to find any support Friday amid continuing concerns over the eurozone and a shaky Nasdaq debut of the Facebook.At market close, ... Read more...

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US stocks end mixed amid strong earnings


April 25th, 2012 - 8:36 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 25 (IANS) US stocks ended mixed Tuesday as investors weighed stronger-than-expected corporate earnings against lackluster economic data.The Dow Jones industrial average gained 74.39 points, or 0.58 percent, ... Read more...

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Bank of America earnings beat estimates


April 20th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 20 (IANS) Bank of America Corp. released lower earnings for the first quarter Thursday, but the results still beat Wall Street's estimates as the credit quality improved.The ... Read more...

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Internet around the world may shut down Saturday


March 30th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Come Saturday and there is a strong possibility that you won't be able to indulge in your favourite internet activities like shopping and surfing due ... Read more...

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Lehman exits bankruptcy


March 7th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 7 (IANS) Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. exited its bankruptcy of record $639 billion Tuesday and said it will start paying back creditors April 17.With this move, ... Read more...

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AIG reports fourth quarter profits


February 24th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) American International Group (AIG) has reported a net income of $19.8 billion in the fourth quarter of 2011, gaining about 77 percent year-on-year thanks to ... Read more...

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HP posts decline of quarterly profit, sales


February 23rd, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Feb 23 (IANS) Information technology multinational corporation Hewlett-Packard (HP) has reported that its profit dropped nearly 44 percent in the most recent quarter, with sales also declining. ... Read more...

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US confirms three-way talks with Taliban


February 17th, 2012 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) The US has confirmed to have participated in three-way talks with the Afghan government and Taliban.According to White House spokesman Jay Carney, the US side ... Read more...

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Apple tests smaller tablet with eight-inch screen


February 15th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Feb 15 (IANS) Apple is working with component suppliers in Asia to test a new version of its popular tablet computer with a smaller screen, US media reported ... Read more...

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‘Occupy’ protesters defy ban, stay put in Washington (Lead)


January 31st, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) Occupy protesters in Washington defied a police deadline and erected a "tent of dreams" around a statue as part of their protest against eviction.The camps at ... Read more...

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Defying ban, ‘occupy’ protesters stay put in Washington


January 31st, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) Defying a noon police deadline to remove their camps or face arrest, Occupy protesters in Washington have erected a "tent of dreams" around a statue as ... Read more...

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Facebook to become publicly-listed company


January 30th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 30 (IANS) Social network Facebook will soon become a publicly-listed company, valued at $75-100 billion, Sky News reported Monday.According to the Financial Times and The Wall Street ... Read more...

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Huge opportunity to bring jobs back: Obama


January 25th, 2012 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has said that Americans have a huge opportunity to bring "manufacturing jobs back" to the country.Obama said he would oppose "any ... Read more...

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JPMorgan Chase earnings miss Wall Street expectations


January 14th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 14 (IANS) JPMorgan Chase, the biggest bank in the US, reported its fourth quarter earnings Friday, which missed Wall Street expectations.According to the New York based bank, ... Read more...

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Poorer people more compassionate


December 21st, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) Poorer people are more attuned to suffering and more compassionate than their richer counterparts, says a study. "It's not that the upper classes are coldhearted," ... Read more...

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Douglas to receive Monte Cristo Award


December 16th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 16 (IANS) Veteran actor Michael Douglas is set to be honoured for his career achievements by bosses at his former theatre company in Connecticut.The "Wall Street" star ... Read more...

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US gives up plan to retrieve drone downed in Iran: Report


December 8th, 2011 - 9:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) The US had considered but finally given up a "covert mission" inside Iran to retrieve or destroy a stealth drone that crashed last week, fearing that ... Read more...

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Facebook to be valued at over $100 bn in 2012


November 29th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Social network Facebook is preparing to allow private investors to invest in the website next year, and hopes its first offering will value the company ... Read more...

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Occupy Oakland protestors find a new camp for their campaign


November 23rd, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oakland, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Occupy Oakland protesters have found a new camp for their campaign. The group made up of about 30 protesters have camped at a foreclosed property in Oakland. ... Read more...

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Occupy Wall Street protestors plan march from NYC to DC


November 9th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Some Occupy Wall Street protesters have announced that they will walk from their base in New York City to Washington D.C. The protesters say they ... Read more...

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Robert de Niro to star as Bernie Madoff in a new movie


November 8th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hollywood legend Robert de Niro will play the role of Bernie Madoff in a new HBO movie. The studio confirmed on Monday that they are making ... Read more...

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Fight scene of ‘Dark Knight Rises’ shot in NY


November 7th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There was another scene shot of a big brawl of the Batman movie Dark Knight Rises in New York over the weekend. An amateur footage ... Read more...

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Director Brett Ratner admits sleeping with Olivia Munn


November 4th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) “Tower Heist” director Brett Ratner has admitted that he is the director that actress Olivia Munn referred to in her book “Suck It, Wonder Woman!: The ... Read more...

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US discusses faster security handover to Afghans: report


November 4th, 2011 - 7:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) The Obama administration is discussing an accelerated shift of the military's mission in Afghanistan to an advisory role, media reported Thursday.The approach has been discussed in ... Read more...

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Russell Brand supports anti-capitalist campaign


October 21st, 2011 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 21 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand has shown his support for anti-capitalist campaigners by joining the demonstration in Wall Street.Thousands of protesters are camping out at ... Read more...

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Occupy Wall Street protests a warning: PM


October 20th, 2011 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said there were reasons behind the protests in Wall Street and Europe, which were spilling into ... Read more...

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Obama, New Yorkers back Occupy Wall Street


October 18th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) As the Occupy Wall Street movement against corporate greed turned one month-old, it won an apparent endorsement from the White House and the backing of ... Read more...

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Hundreds arrested at protests against corporate greed in US


October 17th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 17 (IANS/EFE) Hundreds of people were arrested at protests against corporate greed in cities across the US, police said Sunday.About 175 people were arrested early Sunday in Chicago, ... Read more...

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WSJ Europe faces new probe


October 15th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) Dow Jones & Co. has faced fresh probe over an alleged deal to boost the circulation numbers of The Wall Street Journal Europe, a media report ... Read more...

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