Motorola: Global Layoffs to Affect China, Beijing to Remain Innovation Hub
Motorola Mobility confirmed Friday that layoffs announced earlier this month would affect the company's China staff.
India Shares Higher; ITC, Tata Motors Gain
Indian shares were trading higher Friday morning, in line with most Asian markets which rose because of positive cues from the U.S. and on euro-supportive comments from German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
QBE Shares Slide As Investors Worry Over Outlook Downgrade
Australia's largest insurance company QBE Insurance Group Ltd. (QBE.AU) Friday reported a lower-than-expected rise in first-half profit and reduced its full-year insurance profit margin guidance, saying it was taking a "very prudent" approach on the second-half outlook, particularly as the U.S.
Heineken Seeks Fraser & Neave Backing for Asia Pacific Breweries Bid
Dutch brewer Heineken NV (HINKY) is in talks with Singapore conglomerate Fraser & Neave Ltd. (F99.SG) about an increased offer for Asia Pacific Breweries Ltd. (A46.SG), two people familiar with the situation said Friday.
Senior North Korean official holds talks with Chinese president
The powerful uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met with both President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao on Friday morning, after Beijing earlier in the week agreed to help Pyongyang revamp two trade zones near the Chinese border.
Storm send Mercury to 7th straight loss
Camille Little scored 17 points on Thursday and the Seattle Storm returned from the WNBA's Olympic break with a 72-58 win over the Phoenix Mercury.Tanisha Wright added 10 points and eight assists while Shekinna Stricklen scored nine off the bench for the Storm, who have won nine of their last 12
Japan decides to boot Chinese activists in isle dispute
Japan has decided to deport 14 Chinese activists who were arrested this week for landing without authorization on disputed islands in the East China Sea.
UN council OKs group of advisers in Syria
The Security Council has decided to end the U.N. military observer mission that was sent to monitor a cease-fire that never happened and back a small new liaison office that will support any future peace efforts.
Marlins' done in by a pair of sliders in Miami's 5-3 loss to Rockies
Ricky Nolasco was nearly perfect through five innings and appeared to be on his way to a much-needed win.
Rays rebound from perfect-game loss with 7-0 win, Price 3-hits Angels over 7 innings
David Price pitched three-hit ball over seven innings for his AL-leading 16th victory and the Tampa Bay Rays got home runs from Evan Longoria, B.J. Upton and Ben Zobrist in a 7-0 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday night.