SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 9- Qualcomm Inc said on Monday it will make smartphone chips with 64- bit features typically found in personal computers, following Apple Inc and opening the way to more efficient mobile gadgets.» Read More
Oracle Corp Chief Executive Larry Ellison said during a diatribe against the whole concept at an investor Q&A in 2008..
NEW YORK, June 22- Fasten your seatbelts. "When market regimes shift, they rarely do so in an orderly fashion- look at equity prices collapsing at the end of the dot-com bubble or the height of the financial crisis," said Stephen Sachs, head of capital markets at exchange-traded fund issuer ProShares in Bethesda, Maryland. "
SINGAPORE/ JAKARTA, June 22- Air quality in Singapore improved significantly to "moderate" pollution levels on Saturday, as Indonesian planes waterbombed raging forest fires and investigators scrambled to determine the cause of one of Southeast Asia's worst air pollution crises.
RIYADH, June 22- More than 1.5 million foreign workers in Saudi Arabia have changed their residence status since April ahead of a planned crackdown on illegally registered expatriates in the world's leading oil exporter, the labour ministry said on Saturday.
Middle-class protesters marching for the first time say the challenge for Brazilians is to keep alive the political spirit that was awakened in the last week, after decades of apathy.
RIYADH, June 22- Saudi Arabia said another person had died of the SARS-like coronavirus MERS, and six new cases were registered, in statements on Thursday and Friday as international experts gather in Cairo to discuss the epidemic.
Europe failed to agree on how to share the cost of bank collapses on Saturday, as Germany resisted attempts by France to water down rules designed to spare taxpayers in future crises.
MUMBAI, June 22- Swiss bank UBS AG will surrender its Indian banking license and close its banking unit, covering fixed income, forex operations and credit services, a source with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Saturday.
SHANGHAI, June 22- China National Petroleum Corp has agreed to buy Marathon Oil Corp's Angolan offshore oil and gas field for $1.52 billion, the country's top oil and gas producer said, marking its second major acquisition in Africa.
SINGAPORE/ JAKARTA, June 22- Singapore's pollution index climbed back to "hazardous" levels and air quality deteriorated in the Malaysian capital on Saturday as Indonesia came under heavy pressure to bring fires from slash-and-burn land clearing under control.
LUXEMBOURG, June 22- Europe failed to agree on how to share the cost of bank collapses on Saturday, as Germany resisted attempts by France to water down rules designed to spare taxpayers in future crises.
TOKYO, June 22- Japan's Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group is in advanced talks to acquire a majority stake in Bank of Ayudhya Pcl, Thailand's fifth-largest lender, in a deal worth over $4 billion, sources familiar with the matter said on Saturday, marking a major turn in the protracted negotiation complicated by Thai regulations.
CALGARY, Alberta, June 21- The heaviest floods in decades shut down the Canadian oil capital of Calgary on Friday, forcing the evacuations of tens of thousands of residents and shutting the Alberta city's downtown core. The bodies of two men were found near High River, Alberta, a town of 13,000 located about 60 km south of Calgary.
TOKYO, June 22- Japan's Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group will pay around $4.1 billion to acquire Bank of Ayudhya Pcl, Thailand's fifth-largest lender, as part of an expansion into overseas markets, the Nikkei newspaper reported.
Facebook said a year-long data breach inadvertently exposed 6 million users' phone numbers and email addresses to unauthorized viewers.
Apple added a caveat to CEO Tim Cook's one-time stock award: They're tying it, in part, to the performance of the stock, which is down 42 percent from its high above $700.
June 21- Jefferies& Co will provide $5.2 billion in term loans to back Carl Icahn's bid for computer manufacturer Dell Inc, sources told Thomson Reuters LPC. The $5.2 billion is split between a $2.2 billion six-year term loan B-1 and a $3 billion three-year term loan B-2.
HOUSTON, June 21- A federal judge slashed 10 years off of his prison sentence of former Enron Corp Chief Executive Jeffrey Skilling on Friday, a decision that could set him free as early as 2017.. District Judge Simeon Lake reduced his term to 14 years from 24 years, accepting a deal struck between prosecutors and Skilling's lawyers that will end years of appeals.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 21- Facebook Inc has inadvertently exposed 6 million users' phone numbers and email addresses to unauthorized viewers over the past year, the world's largest social networking company disclosed late Friday.
*Sept. 30 deadline to act or face high farm supports. WASHINGTON, June 21- The U.S. Congress is headed for a second stop-gap extension of current farm law if Republican leaders in the House of Representatives cannot get new legislation back on track after a stunning defeat.