Monthly Archives: November 2014

Going Online to Borrow Down Payments in China

Going Online to Borrow Down Payments in China

Qian Kaishen and his wife almost gave up on buying a bigger home in August. When apartments went on sale at Shanghai Villa, a project they liked near the city’s Hongqiao Airport, the couple couldn’t come up with the 30 ...

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United Technologies CEO Retires, Succeeded by CFO

United Technologies CEO Retires, Succeeded by CFO

Aerospace and building systems giant United Technologies announced Monday the abrupt retirement of CEO Louis Chenevert, and named Chief Financial Officer Greg Hayes to succeed him. Chenevert, 56, is also stepping down as chairman. He had been appointed to both ...

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Behind Closed Doors, Ford, UPS, and Visa Push for Net Neutrality

Behind Closed Doors, Ford, UPS, and Visa Push for Net Neutrality

The corporate battle lines over the new federal rules for the Internet have been well established. Vocal technology startups have been leading the charge for muscular regulations for broadband access, and Internet service providers including Comcast (CMCSA) and Verizon (VZ) ...

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King Prepares for Life After Candy Crush

King Prepares for Life After Candy Crush

Mobile games are expected to surpass consoles as the biggest segment of the gaming market next year. This should be good news for King (KING), the maker of Candy Crush Saga and a company that has had trouble convincing investors ...

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