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4 Misconceptions About Business Travel

Virtually every time I take a business trip, a friend jokingly (or perhaps not so jokingly) asks to hide in my suitcase. The request (whether serious or not) nonetheless underscores the many misconceptions people...

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Toyota Targets End of Carbon Emitters

Japanese car manufacturing giant Toyota is committing to all but eliminate carbon emissions from its production processes by 2050. The target is one of several set by Toyota, which also pledged to sell 1.5...

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Twitter to Cut 8pc of Workforce

Twitter said Tuesday it was slashing eight percent of its workforce as newly returned chief executive Jack Dorsey outlined his “roadmap” to boost users and revenues at the money-losing messaging platform. The cuts —...

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Singapore avoids technical recession

Trade-dependent Singapore narrowly avoided a technical recession in the third quarter, official estimates showed Wednesday, but analysts said the city-state’s growth outlook remains subdued because of China’s slowdown. In a move to bolster growth,...

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Germany trims 2015 growth outlook

The German government Wednesday slightly trimmed its 2015 growth forecast due to the slowdown in emerging economies, but said domestic consumption would likely more than offset the external weakness. Output growth was now expected...

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Tech Funding Surging Despite Bubble Fears

Investors poured increasing amounts of cash into startups in the third quarter, defying fears of a bubble in the tech sector, a survey showed Wednesday. A total of 1,799 venture-backed startups around the world...

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Asian shares in negative territory on China data

Asian shares were mostly in negative territory on Wednesday as investors continued to digest disappointing Chinese trade figures released on Tuesday, and as China’s latest inflation numbers were released. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei index was...