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Wall Street Journal Archives - Page 916 of 1026 -

Samsung Sparks Anxiety at Google

February 26, 2013 |

Google is worried that Samsung’s growing might in Android phones will give the South Korean firm leverage to extract concessions. US Business

Italy Vote Shows No Clear Winner

February 25, 2013 |

Italy’s parliamentary elections failed to produce a clear winner, thwarting the chances of forming a stable government and confirming investors’ worst fears that political instability in Italy could once again rattle Europe. What’s News Europe

Horse-Meat Scandal Snares IKEA

February 25, 2013 |

IKEA became the latest company to be drawn into Europe’s horse-meat scandal, as the Swedish furniture giant recalled a batch of meatballs that had been distributed to 13 European countries. US Business

Singapore GIC Raises $1.27 Billion in Share Sale

February 25, 2013 |

Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC is raising around $ 1.27 billion by selling shares in warehouse operator Global Logistic Properties, reducing its stake to 37% from 49%. What’s News Asia

Nokia Bets on Phones with Mid-to-Low Prices

February 25, 2013 |

Nokia Corp. launched new Windows smartphones in the mid- and lower-range price segments in a bid to boost its sales even as its main competitors are releasing a slew of higher-end devices. US Business

China Invests in U.K. Properties

February 25, 2013 |

China’s foreign-exchange regulator has been actively but discreetly investing in U.K. property and infrastructure, marking a significant shift in how the manager of the world’s largest foreign-currency reserves uses its funds. What’s News Europe

A Generation in Italy Feels the Fiscal Squeeze

February 25, 2013 |

Forty-something Italians are bearing the brunt of the country’s fiscal squeeze, shouldering a higher tax burden but facing the prospect of far lower pension benefits than current retirees. What’s News Europe

HP, Samsung to Offer New Android Tablets

February 24, 2013 |

Hewlett-Packard and Samsung on Sunday both unveiled new tablet computers using the Android operating system, as companies continue to nip at the heels of Apple’s line of iPads. US Business

BYD Aims to Triple Electric-Vehicle Sales

February 24, 2013 |

China’s BYD is betting that the wider adoption of its electric vehicles for public transportion will help triple sales this year. US Business

Athens Is Crippled by Heavy Rains

February 24, 2013 |

Torrential rainfall in Greece’s capital crippled traffic, inundated basements and streets, and was blamed for the death of woman whose car was trapped in floodwaters. What’s News Europe