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David Trainer, president of New Constructs, says expectations for Sierra Wireless are high, but bullish supporters of the company are overlooking a balance sheet that's "misleading." He tells Chuck Jaffe it reflects one-time items like profits from the 2012 sale of AirCard and other factors that make it hard to spot "deepening losses […]
Aug 18 - Lauren Bush Lauren discusses the latest findings on hunger in the U.S. from a survey conducted by an organization she represents. The granddaughter of President George H.W. Bush and niece of President George W. Bush also discusses her famous family.
An Englishwoman proves it is possible to manage a business in 21st century Britain and make a modest living, without the use of modern-day technology. Hayley Platt looks at Dani Church's ferry business on the Suffolk coast, which has been in her family for 125 years.
Arizona-based company World View Enterprises says it has taken a major step towards launching commercial balloon flights to the edge of space, with a successful unmanned test flight that reached an altitude of about 23 miles. The company hopes to begin taking tourists to near space in 2016 with advanced technology it says will open up a new view of the Earth […]
The remote Fijian island of Cicia has launched a novel business in organic produce that could prove to be a template for other developing communities around the world. The island declared itself chemical free and fully organic eight years ago and is now producing food that's attracting the interest of foreign buyers. Tara Cleary reports.
June 18 - A bipedal robot modelled on the now extinct Velociraptor, can run faster than Usain Bolt, according to its developers. The Jamaican sprinter holds the 100 metres world record with a time of 9.58 seconds but South Korean researchers say their robot could leave him in the dust. Rob Muir reports.
June 16 - With attention focused on the world's greatest soccer stars in Brazil, conservationists are working hard to promote the plight of the animal being used as the official World Cup mascot. Known as Fuleco on posters and banners throughout the country, the three-banded armadillo is in decline, and conservation groups say FIFA and the Brazilian gov […]
June 15 - A community in East Java, Indonesia, is turning methane from the local garbage dump into gas for more than 400 homes. Local authorities have set up a system where methane produced by rotting waste is extracted and pumped to villages nearby, turning greenhouse gas emissions into useful energy. Tara Cleary reports.
June 13 - A touch screen tablet invented by a 22-year-old Cameroonian engineer is helping doctors perform heart examinations on patients in remote, rural locations beyond the reach of specialists. Jim Drury has more.
The real estate industry has ramped up its attack on rules making it harder to borrow, but its challengers face a big obstacle — mortgage restrictions are working exactly the way the government wants them to
LONDON, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Global stocks and commodity prices rose on Wednesday, boosted by speculation the U.S. Federal Reserve will maintain a pledge on low rates later in the day and by a report...
Sept. 17 - Nord Engine Group President and Founder, Zhu Yang, plans to inject £150 million into Britain’s SME market through Shanghai Nord Engine Asset Management Group. He explains which sectors he's targeting.
Sept. 17 - Japan and China reportedly pledge billions of dollars into India, swamping the country with capital, and now Narendra Modi needs to navigate a sensitive rivalry, says Breakingviews' Andy Mukherjee.
Sept. 17 - Worries over a patchy global economic recovery and political tensions are hurting business sentiment in one of the fastest growing regions on the planet, according to a fresh Reuters/INSEAD survey.