Friday, July 31, 2015
The UK's state-rescued Royal Bank of Scotland on Thursday announced a 27-percent rise in net profits for the second quarter, with the sale of U.S. operations offsetting higher exceptional costs.
Microsoft launched its Windows 10 operating system Wednesday, in its boldest effort yet to reshape the tech giant and move ahead in mobile computing and the "Internet of Things."
Chinese stocks fell again Thursday while other major global markets rose after the U.S. Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged at a record low.
The American dollar picked up Thursday after the Federal Reserve boosted its view of the U.S. economy, with analysts saying it has left the door open for a possible interest rate hike as early as September.
Oil prices turned mixed in Asia Thursday with a strong American dollar limiting gains fueled by a decline in U.S. crude inventories, analysts said.
Twitter shares fell hard Wednesday after the latest update from the one-to-many messaging platform revived doubts about its growth prospects.
Chinese search engine Baidu, listed on the U.S. Nasdaq market, said Thursday it is planning a US$1.0 billion share buyback program over the next 12 months.
Imagine making a video call without other people being able to listen in.
Toyota's new robot that glides around like R2-D2 is devoted to a single task: picking things up.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
The number of signed contracts to buy homes fell in June, as limited supplies of homes on the market are holding back possible sales growth.