Golden apps for traveling to London and following the Olympic games
Just in time for the Summer Games, here are a few apps plus ebooks to guide you through the Olympics and London.
Macquarie Hurt by Weak Markets, Hopes For FY13 Pickup
Weak market conditions weighed on Macquarie Group Ltd. (MQG.AU) in the first quarter of fiscal 2013, but the Australian investment bank still struck an upbeat tone for the year ahead.
China Ministry: End-June 3G Mobile Users 176 Million
Users of speedy third-generation mobile data services in China reached 176 million at the end of June, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said in a statement Wednesday.
Asian Shares Fall, Apple Weighs on Tech Stocks
Asian markets fell on Wednesday on concerns over Europe's debt crisis and as disappointing Apple earnings in the U.S. pushed down technology manufacturers in Asia.
Australian Agribusiness Conditions Worsened in 2Q -NAB
Australian agribusiness conditions, undermined by declining confidence among customers, weakened in the second quarter of the calendar year but should improve in the second half, according to a quarterly survey National Australia Bank Ltd. (NAB) issued Wednesday.
Cheung Kong to Buy UK's MGN Gas for £645 Million
A consortium led by Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing's flagship Cheung Kong (Holdings) Ltd. (0001.HK) has agreed to buy U.K. gas distribution company MGN Gas Networks (UK) Ltd. for GBP645 million (US$781 million), the companies in the consortium said in a joint statement Wednesday.
IMF: China's Economy Making 'Soft Landing,' But Significant Risks Remain
China's economy is making a "soft landing," but there are still significant downside risks, the International Monetary Fund said in a report Tuesday.
WSJ UPDATE: FCC Upholds Tennis Channel Complaint Against Comcast
The Federal Communications Commission upheld an administrative law judge's ruling against Comcast Corp. (CMCSA, CMCSK), saying the cable giant discriminated against the Tennis Channel by putting it in a less-advantageous tier of service compared to Comcast's own sports channels.
LivingSocial Parts Ways With Three Executives
LivingSocial Inc., the closely-held daily deals service that's drawn investment from Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) as it seeks to compete with Groupon Inc. (GRPN), has parted ways with a dozen employees, including three executives as it seeks to reorganize.
Colombia's Ecopetrol Net Income Drops on Lower Oil Prices
Colombia's national oil company Ecopetrol (ECOPETROL.BO, EC) reported Monday a 2.5% drop in its consolidated net income during the second quarter compared with a year earlier due to lower global prices for crude oil and slower increases in production levels.