Financial news on August 25, 2007

Business and Financial news
Chinese Seek to Buy a U.S. Maker of Disk Drives

The overture for Seagate Technology has raised concerns among American officials about risks to national security. Read more..

By JOHN MARKOFF - The New York Times

Green and Fashionable

George Feldenkreis, chairman of fashion giant Perry Ellis International, talks about the difficulties of taking fashion green and why his company will continue to try. Read more..

By CLAUDIA H. DEUTSCH - The New York Times

In the Corner With the Gladiators: Trying Out the Life of the Cut Man

Cut men tend to the wounds of mixed martial arts fighters, who combine elements of boxing, wrestling, karate and Brazilian jiu-jitsu in one of the country’s fastest-growing sports. Read more..

By HARRY HURT III - The New York Times

With Software and Soldering, a Non-AT&T iPhone

A 17-year-old New Jersey resident has published instructions on how to unlock Apple’s iPhone so it will work on some competing cellular networks. Read more..

By BRAD STONE - The New York Times

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