Financial news on August 12, 2006
Business and Financial news
New technologies like a computer chip that will morph to fulfill whatever function you need and batteries that can last for decades, could become common in the near future. Read more..
Boeing entered into a joint venture with Russian company VSMPO-Avisma, a major supplier for its new midsize airliner, the 787 Dreamliner. Read more..
Companhia Vale do Rio Doce joined the bidding for Inco, the Canadian nickel producer, seeking to trump two bids made by suitors in the United States and Canada. Read more..
DELPHI HEARING DELAYED The Delphi Corporation, the auto-parts maker, received more time to negotiate with its unions after a judge granted the company’s request to delay hearings on voiding labor contracts. Judge Robert Drain of Federal Bankruptcy... Read more..
The hazy etiquette of handling weekend guest expenses. Read more..
If AOL’s recent mishap with user search requests has you worried about who may be keeping track of your own Internet trail, you are probably not alone. Read more..
The iRobot Corporation’s chief executive talked about the company’s products and plans, including its robots deployed in Iraq. Read more..
The U.S. trade deficit narrowed but the improvement did not deter calls for a currency revaluation by China to make American exports more competitive. Read more..
French cosmetics company L’Occitane’s is preparing for a showdown with beauty giant L’Oréal after it purchased its longtime rival. Read more..
Businesses have spent millions on campaigns to persuade voters in six dry Southern states to legalize alcohol sales. Read more..