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Wall Street Journal Archives - Page 1274 of 1346 -

Websites Vary Prices Based on Location

December 25, 2012 |

An investigation identified companies that consistently adjusted prices and displayed different offers based on characteristics that could be discovered about a shopper. US Business

Female Afghan Officer Kills Foreigner

December 24, 2012 |

Officials said a suspected Afghan female police officer shot and killed a foreign adviser, apparently the first time an Afghan woman has carried out a so-called “green-on-blue” attack against international personnel. What’s News Asia

Monti Makes Overture

December 24, 2012 |

Outgoing Prime Minister Mario Monti said he would be willing to lead a group of reform-minded political forces in upcoming elections if they backed his ideas for strengthening Italy and Europe. What’s News Europe

China Poised for Web Crackdown

December 24, 2012 |

Legislators in China are considering a bill that would require users to report their real names to Internet and telecom companies, signaling a tighter grip on media after a series of corruption exposés. What’s News Asia

New Delhi Is Locked Down

December 24, 2012 |

Indian police cordoned off large parts of central New Delhi and shut down public transport in an attempt to prevent further demonstrations after a weekend of protests over the aggravated rape of a woman in the city earlier this month. What’s News Asia

Shopping Online? Location Matters

December 24, 2012 |

A Journal investigation identified several companies that were consistently adjusting prices and displaying different product offers on their websites based on a range of characteristics that could be discovered about the Internet shopper. What’s News Asia

Best and Worst Ads of 2012

December 24, 2012 |

As marketers recognized social media’s value in getting consumers talking about a brand, Madison Avenue pulled off elaborate stunts that could generate online buzz. Here are our choices for some of 2012’s best and worst ads. US Business

Syrian Airstrike Kills More Than 60

December 23, 2012 |

A government airstrike on a bakery in a rebel-held town in central Syria killed more than 60 people on Sunday, activists said. What’s News Asia

Europe Sends Mixed Signals on Cyprus

December 23, 2012 |

European officials played down the likelihood of having to write down Cyprus’ sovereign debt, but also indicated that they would struggle to solve the island’s financial problems on their own. What’s News Europe

Google Labors to Design ‘X Phone’

December 23, 2012 |

Motorola is working on a sophisticated handset, but the Google unit is running into some obstacles in its effort to provide more potent competition for Apple and Samsung. US Business