Archive for April, 2011

Conspiracy theorists seize on Obama birth debate

| April 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Trump campaign shows how a fringe issue, such as the controversy over Barack Obama’s birthplace, can become mainstream in the internet age View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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Buffett downbeat at Berkshire meeting

| April 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

In a downbeat start to the annual gathering of the Berkshire Hathaway faithful in Warren Buffett, the veteran investor, reflected on catastrophes both corporate and natural View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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PSN 2.2 MILLION credit card details for SALE! – Sony Playstation Network Hacked/Error/Maintenance

| April 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

BE WARNED: Play Station Network hackers may have gotten hold of YOUR details! If any of you have credit card details linked to your PSN, I suggest you change your details immediately. Follow me for gaming related information and PSN updates: www.twitter.com Thank you! (:

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Obama unveils new Syria sanctions

| April 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

The US has announced new sanctions against Syria, targeting the country’s spy agency and relatives of the president in an effort to put pressure on the regime View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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Geronzi receives €16m pay-out

| April 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Cesare Geronzi, the former chairman of Italian insurer Generali who quit suddenly earlier this month, is to receive a pay-out of more than €16m or over five times his annual salary for less than a year’s work View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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FTC surveys internet companies on Google

| April 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

The US Federal Trade Commission has approached other internet companies to ask about Google’s dominance of the internet search business View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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U-turn over easing of EU air travel restrictions

| April 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Move comes after at least 10 of the 27 EU member states, said they would maintain existing restrictions on liquid, aerosols and gels, after the April 29 deadline View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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Renren’s valuation for IPO questioned

| April 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Chinese social networking site accused of misleading market after it disclosed that it has 31m users of the service once a month rather than the 131m mentioned in its prospectus View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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Brussels opens CDS antitrust probes

| April 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

The EC has opened investigations against a collection of the biggest players in the credit default swaps market, including ICE, the industry’s leading clearing house View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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Ireland cuts growth forecasts by half

| April 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

The country’s finance ministry said GDP growth would be 0.75% rather than 1.75%, a change largely expected after the International Monetary Fund cut growth forecasts View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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