Corporate News

Nest Labs adds doorbell that can recognize familiar faces

Sep 20, 2017

Home device maker Nest Labs is adding Google's facial recognition technology to a camera-equipped doorbell and rolling out a security system in an attempt to end its history of losses

Markets Right Now: Stocks stumble, bond yields rise post Fed

Sep 20, 2017

U.S. stocks are veering slightly lower in afternoon trading as investors size up the Federal Reserve's latest economic and interest rate policy update.

US advises banks to be on lookout for Venezuelan corruption

Sep 20, 2017

The U.S. Treasury is advising banks to be on the lookout for suspicious financial activity indicating corruption by senior Venezuelan officials

US stocks slip in early trading ahead of Fed announcement

Sep 20, 2017

U.S. stock indexes are slightly lower in early trading ahead of the Federal Reserve's latest economic and interest rate policy update

European steel merger could see 4,000 jobs axed

Sep 20, 2017

Germany's Thyssenkrupp says it has reached a preliminary deal with Tata Steel of India to merge the two companies' European steel operations in a joint venture

Edmunds: 8 new cars, SUVs coming to the US in 2018

Sep 20, 2017

Europe's biggest auto show was the stage for the reveal of several new cars and SUVs that will be headed to the U.S. in 2018

Sporty driving could disable Chrysler minivan seat belt

Sep 20, 2017

If you drive your Chrysler minivan too fast and too furious, one of the second-row seat belts might become unbuckled

China announces trade secrets crackdown to assure investors

Sep 20, 2017

China has announced a crackdown on violations of patents and trade secrets in an effort to mollify foreign companies ahead of a possible visit to Beijing by U.S. President Donald Trump

Saudi Arabia creating $2.7B entertainment investment company

Sep 20, 2017

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund is creating an entertainment investment company as the deeply conservative kingdom loosens the reins on fun

Zara store owner sees solid profit growth in H1

Sep 20, 2017

Spanish fashion retailer Inditex, which owns the Zara stores, says net profit jumped by 9 percent in the first half of its fiscal year, following strong growth in in-store and online sales

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