The man responsible for averting another global economic meltdown has a small frame. He scribbles every other word and number he speaks onto a pad of paper. And he’s got a really good name for the job.“Angel,” he says. “I don’t know how to pronounce it in English.
The digital divide has created a chasm between the nation's two biggest bookstore chains: While Borders is trying to hold off bankruptcy, Barnes & Noble announced Thursday its best holiday sales season in more than a decade.Thrilled was the word Barnes & Noble Chief Financial Officer Joseph Lombardi
According to my pedometer, I clocked five miles on Wednesday navigating my way from press conferences, product demos and luxury hotel convention centers looking for the big themes at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. All that walking led me to more Internet connected devices than I've ever see
Not so long ago, northern Chinese winters meant one thing: cabbage, day in and day out. Just four years ago, cabbages were so cheap they were being given away for free as a promotional tactic.But a visit to a Beijing market is evidence of how times have changed."
Consumers in India are being stretched by a surge in food prices, which rose by more than 14 percent in December alone.While price hikes have put many staple foods out of reach for India's poor, the cost of onions is stirring the greatest outrage.
There's a settlement in the government's landmark lawsuit against coal mine giant Massey Energy -- a case involving the company's Freedom Number One Mine in Kentucky, which is considered so dangerous it was targeted for federal court supervision.The settlement was announced just as a three-day heari