Business News Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Business News. (Page 8)

Results 141 - 160 of 175,319 in Business News

  1. FCC issues warning on Wi-Fi blocking, cites "disturbing" trendRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | GigaOM

    The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday sent out a public notice warning hotels, convention centers and other businesses not to tamper with consumers' personal Wi-Fi hot spots, or else face penalties. In the 21st Century, Wi-Fi represents an essential on-ramp to the Internet.

    Comment?

  2. In Comment to Federal Communications Commission, FTC Says No Legal...Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Federal Trade Commission

    In a comment submitted to the Federal Communications Commission , the directors of the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Consumer Protection, Bureau of Economics, and Office of Policy Planning write that, in their view, no legal barriers or policy considerations prevent common carriers from offering consumers technology that allows them to block unwanted calls. The comment, which was filed in response to a FCC public notice seeking input on call-blocking, states that "consumers continue to be plagued with unwanted telemarketing calls, which in many cases violate the law."

    Comment?

  3. Fitch: AT&T's Acquisition of Nextel Mexico to be Included in Existing Negative WatchRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Reuters

    CHICAGO, January 27 Fitch Ratings does not anticipate taking an immediate rating action associated with AT&T's plans to acquire the wireless operations of NII Holdings, Inc. in Mexico for $1.875 billion, less the outstanding net debt of the business at closing. The transaction is expected to close in mid-2015 following the approvals by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of the Southern District of New York and Mexico's telecom regulator.

    Comment?

  4. The Staggering Cost Of Making An Auto Insurance ClaimRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I'm a veteran Chicago-based consumer automotive journalist devoted to providing news, views, timely tips and reviews to help maximize your automotive investments. In addition to posting on Forbes.com, I'm a Contributing Editor for Consumers Digest magazine and write frequently on automotive topics for other national and regional publications and websites.

    Comment?

  5. Homesick' ( - De Naermeste'): Sundance ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    Striking newcomer Ine Wilmann stars as a troubled young woman who embarks on an affair with her half-brother in Norwegian director Anne Sewitsky's third feature Having explored extramarital hijinks and pre-pubescent desire with comedy Happy Happy and darker fare Totally True Love respectively, Norwegian director Anne Sewitsky resumes her investigation into sexual mores with sensual if somewhat torpid drama Homesick . Featuring luminous discovery Ine Wilmann as a troubled young woman who embarks on an affair with her half-brother , the film goes so far out of its way to avoid seeming lurid or melodramatic it ends up being almost emotionally incomprehensible in its obliqueness.

    Comment?

  6. BNY Mellon Says SEC Recommending Action Over Wealth Fund InternsRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Bank of New York Mellon Corp. said that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has made a preliminary determination to recommend enforcement action against current and former employees for allegedly violating the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in connection with the provision of a limited number of internships to relatives of sovereign wealth fund officials. The world's largest custody bank made the disclosure in a Jan. 23 regulatory filing.

    Comment?

  7. Manulife Promotes Pedersen in $45 Billion Asia Bond BusinessRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Pedersen will maintain his role running the Asia Total Return bond strategy while also leading bond teams in the continent beyond Japan, the Toronto-based company said in a statement Tuesday. Manulife Asset Management in Asia has about 60 fixed-income investment employees who work in 10 markets and oversee $45 billion, including holdings in Japan.

    Comment?

  8. Why Fink Says Swiss Avoiding Recession May Be Bad News for EuroRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    If the export-dependent Swiss avoid a slump after a surge in the franc it would make the idea of surviving an overvalued currency -- and leaving the euro -- a little more conceivable in Germany, according to Fink, the co-founder and chief executive officer of BlackRock Inc. Think Gerexit. "There's always been a debate, should Germany be in or out of the euro," Fink told Bloomberg Television's Erik Schatzker and Stephanie Ruhle during last week's annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

    Comment?

  9. Muni Market's January Surge Slowed as Blizzard Delays DealsRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Pennsylvania, which on Monday declared a state of emergency because of the storm, delayed until Feb. 3 a $1 billion general- obligation deal, which would have been the week's biggest, data compiled by Bloomberg show. The state's East Penn School District and the Nazareth Area School District also postponed offerings.

    Comment?

  10. Pimco, Greylock See Value in Greece Debt After Syriza's WinRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Syriza won after promising a writedown of public debt and an easing of policies that were imposed in return for pledges of 240 billion euros in aid since May 2010 from the European Central Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the European Commission. That helped push yields on Greece's 10-year government bonds to about 9.5 percent, compared with 0.4 percent for Germany.

    Comment?

  11. The Genius Bait-and-Switch of Bruno Mars's Uptown Funk with Mark ...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I am a writer / composer / engineer / multi-instrumentalist based out of Brooklyn, New York. Some of my credits include Edfringe's Get Got , the Secret Theater's Antigone , a few television pilots , and the short story Hills and Valleys .

    Comment?

  12. Afrezza Breathes Life Into MannKindRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I started Marketocracy because I believe people should have to prove themselves before they can manage other people's money. In my view, the best evidence of investment skill is a track record so I require the Marketocracy Masters to outperform the S&P 500 by at least 10% a year for a minimum of 5 years before their model portfolios are used for clients with separately managed accounts.

    Comment?

  13. Cliffs Natural Resources Scraps Dividend, Puts Quebec Mine Into BankrutpcyRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I'm a staff writer on Forbes' investing team, where I cover banks, asset managers and corporate mergers. I'm on the lookout for the next big thing being pitched on Wall Street and I like to tell the good, the bad and the ugly stories of deal making that investors missed.

    Comment?

  14. The Drone That Crashed On White House Lawn Was Piloted By A Drunk Defense EmployeeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Fast Company

    Turns out the drone that circumvented White House radar detection and crashed into a tree on the presidential South Lawn yesterday was piloted by none other than a National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency government official. Woops! In what was no doubt a tense conversation with Secret Service investigators, the man admitted to being less than sober at the time, and as a result losing control of his diminutive flying robot.

    Comment?

  15. Feds issue warning against blocking Wi-FiRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Hill

    Federal regulators are putting companies on notice that it is against the law to block or interfere with people' Wi-Fi signals. After slapping Marriott with a $600,000 fine for blocking guests' personal Wi-Fi hotspots, the Federal Communications Commission is warning other companies not to test its rules.

    Comment?

  16. Ericsson Gross Margins On Fire, Rivival Is WorkingRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I'm an investment manager in public and private equity. My business advises fund managers, tech start ups and non-profits.

    Comment?

  17. Stephen Curry Spent The Summer Mastering His Ball-Handling...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | SFGate

    Curry is averaging 23 points, five rebounds, and eight assists per game for the first-place Warriors, and he's doing it as the most exciting player in the league . To reach this elite status, Curry puts in a ton of work on his game, as highlighted by Ron Kroichick of the San Francisco Chronicle .

    Comment?

  18. House of the Day: Old Paris Factory Built By Gustave Eiffel...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | SFGate

    However, the correct permits were tough to obtain, so they instead converted the former factory into a gorgeous three-floor mansion, according to the Wall Street Journal. The roof and many of the details are original, but are tastefully mixed throughout the home with added consciences.

    Comment?

  19. Everything We Learned From Russia's Downgrade To JunkRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | SFGate

    So Standard & Poor's finally did what many had expected them to for some time - downgrade Russia's sovereign debt a notch to 'junk' status. With Russia's banking system increasingly fragile and trust between institutions fraying, the central bank is finding it difficult to transmit policy measures to the real economy.

    Comment?

  20. A Hacker Has Found A Way To Hijack One Of The Most Popular...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | SFGate

    An IT security engineer has discovered a vulnerability in one of the most popular drone brands, which leaves thousands of quadcopters open to interference from hackers. If a drone is within range of the malware then it will plummet to earth.

    Comment?