SAN FRANCISCO, April 10- Venture firms Andreessen Horowitz, Google Ventures, and Kleiner Perkins Caufield& Byers are teaming up to provide funding for startups working with Google Glass, the hybrid eyeglasses and smartphone developed by Google.
SEOUL, April 11- South Korea's central bank surprised markets by holding interest rates steady on Thursday, resisting political pressure for a cut and opting to further assess the effects from the government's stimulus steps and tensions with North Korea.
WASHINGTON, April 10- Two Democratic lawmakers lambasted federal regulators whom they accuse of using an obligation to protect bank "trade secrets" as an excuse not to hand over details of a botched review of home foreclosures.
EL PASO, Tex./ STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga., April 10- The Federal Reserve should start cutting back on purchases of housing bonds as soon as its next meeting, one top Fed official said on Wednesday, just hours after another said talk of trimming the U.S. central bank's bond buys was "premature."
BUDAPEST, April 4- Hungary's new central bank governor launched plans worth around $2.1 billion on Thursday to help small- and medium-sized firms survive recession and to free the private sector from its foreign currency debt burden.
BRUSSELS, April 10- The European Commission on Wednesday published the results of an in-depth review of 13 EU countries identified last year as showing signs of macroeconomic imbalance in areas such as debt management, banking sector reform and labor markets. BELGIUM- Belgium continues to suffer from a loss of export market share.
DETROIT, April 10- Chrysler Group LLC said it is recalling more than 263,0000 vehicles globally in six separate actions. Affected cars include the Chrysler 300, and the Dodge Charger and Challenger- including about 119,000 in the United States, 7,000 in Canada, 880 in Mexico and 11,000 outside of North America.
TOKYO, April 9- Japanese Economics Minister Akira Amari said on Tuesday Japan and the Unites States are in the final stage of consultations about Japan joining Trans-Pacific trade talks. Japan expressed its commitment last month to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership and is waiting for a formal decision by the 11 current members, which could come this month.
*Would ease companies fears in cases against China. BRUSSELS, April 10- The European Union's trade chief Karel De Gucht asked for broad new trade powers on Wednesday to make it easier to launch anti-dumping cases, particularly against China.
*Miners up on China data, Vedanta production figures. LONDON, April 10- Miners helped lift European shares on Wednesday after trade data from top metals consumer China fuelled expectations for improving demand.
TOKYO, April 11- Japan's machinery orders rose in February at the fastest pace in since mid-2011 in a sign that capital expenditure could pick up this year as business confidence is boosted by government and central bank efforts to end deflation.
*Cyprus gold sale would be biggest in euro zone in 4 years. NEW YORK/ LONDON, April 10- Gold posted its biggest one-day drop in nearly 2 months on Wednesday after Cyprus was forced to sell most of its gold reserves, but analysts said strong bullion buying by other central banks should underpin the price of the metal.
SEATTLE, April 10- Personal computer sales plunged 14 percent in the first three months of the year, the biggest decline in two decades of keeping records, as tablets continue to gain in popularity and buyers appear to be avoiding Microsoft Corp's new Windows 8 system, according to a leading tech tracking firm.
*HP narrowly holds off Lenovo as No. 1 PC vendor. SEATTLE, April 10- Personal computer sales plunged 14 percent in the first three months of the year, the biggest decline in two decades of keeping records, as tablets continue to gain in popularity and buyers appear to be avoiding Microsoft Corp's new Windows 8 system, according to a leading tech tracking firm.
FRANKFURT/ PARIS, April 10- Deutsche Telekom shareholders are likely to support the group if it sweetens the terms of a proposed tie-up with MetroPCS, as they fear another deal failure would be a big blow to hopes of a turnaround in the United States.
*Cyprus plans to sell 400 mln eur in gold-troika. *Gold prices extend losses after report. LONDON, April 10- Gold slipped to session lows on Wednesday, pressured as European Commission documents showed Cyprus plans to sell 400 million euros' worth of reserves to finance part of its bailout- a move that marks the biggest euro zone bullion sale in four years.
CARACAS, April 10- Venezuelan opposition candidate Henrique Capriles denied on Wednesday accusations from acting President Nicolas Maduro that he would scrap popular welfare policies if he wins Sunday's election.
April 10- ExOne Co, the 3 D printer maker that went public in February, expects its gross margin to exceed 50 percent within three years, catching up with those of its main competitors, the company's chief executive said.
SANTIAGO, April 10- A Chilean court temporarily suspended the construction of Barrick Gold Corp's Pascua-Lama gold and silver mine after indigenous communities protested the controversial project was destroying glaciers and harming water supply.
SANTIAGO, April 10- A Chilean court's suspension of Barrick Gold Corp's massive, controversial Pascua-Lama gold and silver mine project is temporary, a court filing showed on Wednesday.