Analysts expect Tankan to show worsened mood

Tokyo (Japan) Dec 10: Nearly all surveyed economists are predicting that a closely watched poll on business sentiment in Japan will show worsened results. They...

Japan-US trade deal set to take effect Jan. 1

Tokyo (Japan) Dec 10: A new trade deal between Japan and the US is expected to take effect on January 1 after Japan's government announced...

Morgan Stanley is cutting about 1,500 jobs

Washington DC (USA) Dec 10: Morgan Stanley is cutting approximately 1,500 jobs because of concerns about economic uncertainty around the world, a person familiar with...

NASA says moon rocket could cost as much as $1.6 billion per...

Washington DC (USA) Dec 10: After nearly a decade of funneling money into a project to build a gargantuan rocket that NASA hopes will return...

Apple is the best Dow stock this year. Will there be an...

Washington DC (USA) Dec 10: Apple CEO Tim Cook shocked investors on January 2 by warning of slowing iPhone sales in China. Apple's stock plunged...

Luggage startup Away's CEO is stepping down

San Francisco (California) Dec 10: Luggage startup Away confirmed Monday that co-founder Steph Korey would be stepping down from her role as CEO following a...

SoftBank gives up on dog-walking startup Wag after investing $300 million

Washington DC (USA) Dec 10: SoftBank raised eyebrows nearly two years ago when it pumped a staggering $300 million into a dog-walking startup called Wag....

Google under investigation for recent firing of four employees

San Francisco (California) Dec 10: Google is under investigation by the US government over its labor practices and the firing of several employees.

Citibank Pakistan gives ringing endorsement to govt's economic policies

Karachi (Pakistan) Dec 10: In an all-encompassing conversation at a media round-table on Monday, the senior management at Citibank Pakistan gave a ringing endorsement to...

World Trade Organization in trouble: What you need to know

Berlin (Germany) Dec 10: The World Trade Organization is facing the biggest crisis in its 25-year history. The US has blocked the hiring of judges...

Ericsson to pay $1B to resolve corruption investigation

Washington DC (USA) Dec 09: Swedish telecommunications company Ericsson will fork over more than $1 billion to resolve investigations by the Department of Justice and...

Disney's Epcot Center gets makeover in 'largest transformation of any Disney park...

Washington DC (USA) Dec 09: Disney World's Epcot Center is getting a massive makeover, with new rides and restaurants and a pavilion where guests can...

Apple may be ditching the lightning charging cable for some iPhones by...

Washington DC (USA) Dec 09: After more than seven years, it could soon be time to bid farewell to Apple's lightning charging cable.

S. Korean economy remains sluggish on slowing exports: KDI

Seoul (South Korea) Dec 8: The South Korean economy shows a continued sluggishness due to slowing exports and weak investment, a state-run think tank said...

Foreign retailers put best foot forward in evolving China market

Beijing (China) Dec 8: Foreign retailers are expanding their presence and navigating their strategies in China as the country aims for wider opening-up as its...

Rupee climbs to five-month high vs dollar

Karachi (Pakistan) Dec 8: The rupee in open market rose to its five-month high as demand for the greenback fell owing to the decline in...

Taylor Swift releases Christmas song and video 'made from home videos'

Washington DC (USA) Dec 06: Taylor Swift jumped into the middle the holiday season, dropping a Christmas song overnight.

S. Korea slips to become Japan's No. 4 export destination amid trade...

Seoul (South Korea) Dec 6: South Korea went down one notch to rank as the fourth-largest trading partner of Japan in October, data showed Friday,...

LG Chem, GM to set up EV battery JV in U.S.

Seoul (South Korea) Dec 6: LG Chem Ltd., South Korea's leading chemical company, said Friday it will establish a 50:50 joint venture with General Motors...

Seasonal coffee drinks 'loaded with sugar,' survey finds

Washington DC (USA) Dec 06: There might be more sugar in your coffee than you realize.

Police: Patron angered by ketchup pulls gun at McDonald's

Washington DC (USA) Dec 06: Authorities in Tennessee say an irate woman pointed a gun at fast food workers because they gave her ketchup...

SpaceX rocket launches blockchain tech to International Space Station

Washington DC (USA) Dec 06: SpaceChain launched hardware Thursday that will support blockchain wallet applications as it builds its low-Earth-orbit satellite network for digital transactions.

Nonprofits worried about sale of .org domain registry to private equity firm

Washington DC (USA) Dec 06: What's in a domain name? As Shakespeare might say, that which we call an ".org" by any other name would...

Voluntary evacuation order lifted for Texas coastal city

Washington DC (USA) Dec 06: Officials in the Texas coastal city of Port Neches lifted a voluntary evacuation order Thursday that was issued overnight because...

Elizabeth Warren wants to make it harder for big banks to get...

Washington DC (USA) Dec 06: If big banks held marriage ceremonies to celebrate their mergers, Elizabeth Warren would be the first one to shout, "I...

Uber releases safety report revealing 5,981 reports of sexual assault

Washington DC (USA) Dec 06: Uber released its highly-anticipated safety report on Thursday revealing, among other details, that it received 5,981 reports of sexual assault...

Saudi Aramco raises $25.6 billion in the world's biggest IPO

London (UK) Dec 06: Saudi Arabia has just pulled off the biggest initial public offering in history, raising $25.6 billion by selling shares in its...