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From Companies 12:27 pm

Tim Cook is Very Bullish on Tablet Market

Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook, said that he is very bullish about the future of the tablet market

A Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from NASA's Terra satellite shows Typhoon Neoguri in the Pacific Ocean, approaching Japan on its northward journey July 6, 2014. Japan's weather agency on Monday issued emergency warnings to ur

From Companies 9:22 am

Radio Australia Cuts to Affect Isolated Vanuatu Residents Who Rely on It for Weather Bulletins

It is not only Australians who would be affected by the cuts made in Radio Australia's budget, but also residents of nearby Pacific isles who rely on the broadcaster for weather updates.

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From Companies 8:03 am

CBA, NAB, Westpac in Fixed Rate War Offering Below 5% Interest

Three of the big four banks in Australia cut their fixed interest rates on Wednesday to below 5 per cent as part of a rate war among the lenders. The rate war provides borrowers the opportunity to enjoy record-low interest rates on the long term.

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From Companies Jul 23

Malaysian Airlines Flight 17: Air Carrier Losing $1.6 Million/Day; Crisis Management Experts Suggest Hiring Risk Expert as CEO

The consensus in the global aviation industry is that embattled Malaysian Airlines is teetering on the brink of bankruptcy. With two major air mishaps that could create a minimum $80 million hole in the Kuala Lumpur-based company's shaky finances, it would not be a surprise to hear the air carrier announcing its closure soon.

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From Companies Jul 23

The IBM and Apple Merger: Will it Spell Trouble to Rival Companies

Two tech world giants, Apple and IBM recently decided to partner up on a project and expand their market.

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From Companies Jul 23

California Fruits Recalled in USA and Canada for Possible Listeria Contamination

The fruits peaches, plouts, nectarines, and plums which come from California were being recalled in the United States and Canada for possible contamination of bacteria called Listeria monocytogenes.

The Apple logo is pictured at a retail store in the Marina neighborhood in San Francisco, California

From Companies Jul 23

Apple Inc. Posts Record Q3 FY2014 Earnings with Highest EPS Growth Rate; Tim Cook Excited About New Products

Apple Inc has released its official Q3 earnings report after the end of market trading on July 22. The company posted profits of $7.7 billion from a $37.4 billion in revenues. Apple CEO Tim Cook wrote in the earnings release that the company's record June quarter was due to the strong sales performance of the iPhone, Mac and continuous growth of the iOS ecosystem.

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From Companies Jul 22

New Zealand's Largest Snack Food Company Bought for NZ$700 Million

The largest snack food company in New Zealand is sold to the Philippines' Universal Robina Corporation (URC) for NZ$700 million or US$609 million. Griffins, owned by Pacific Equity Partners which is a private equity fund manager in Australia, will be paid NZ$100 immediately.

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From Companies Jul 22

Fairfax Chief Executive Greg Hywood Reiterates Commitment to Radio; No Merger With Macquarie Radio

Fairfax Media Chief Executive Greg Hywood reaffirmed the company's commitment to radio amid talks it is discussing a merger with Macquarie Radio Network. He said at a Melbourne Press Club event that the 180-year-old newspaper company is thriving, while adjusting to new commercial reality and creating new revenues.

A woman holding an ice cream walks out of a KFC restaurant in Beijing

From Companies Jul 22

KFC & McDonald’s Accused of Serving ‘Expired’ Meat to Customers

McDonald’s and KFC workers allegedly kept food on the floor before serving their customers. They have also been accused of mixing fresh meat with “expired” meat.