- General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) is hoping its Chinese designed Chevrolet Sail can push its struggling Indian unit out of a sales doldrums.
- The troubled remake of John Milius’ “Red Dawn” is set to premiere at Fantastic Fest. The film, which stars Chris Hemsworth (“Thor,” “The Avengers”) tells the story of a group of teenagers who take to the hills of their Colorado town to fend off North Korean invaders.
- Samsung Electronics (Seoul: 005930) said shipments of its latest-version Galaxy S3 smartphone exceed 20 million, only six weeks after passing the 10 million mark. The announcement cements the South Korean electronics giant’s lead as the No. 1 seller in the Android OS sector.
- While former U.S. President Bill Clinton delivered a speech to the Democratic National Convention for President Barack Obama in Charlotte, North Carolina, Wednesday, his wife and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was sipping her coffee at a bean-processing unit in East Timor, her fourth stop in an 11-day foreign tour.
- Ten months after betting the company on the success of the Kindle Fire, Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) CEO Jeff Bezos plans to redouble his effort Thursday when he displays its successor as well as new members of the Kindle e-reader line in California.
- Fire mishaps in India's biggest fireworks manufacturing hub of Sivakasi have been too frequent that the callous government approach in enforcing safety standards seems more shocking than the accidents themselves.
Apple iPhone 5 Reportedly Leaked Out Of Foxconn Caught On Video Booting Up iOS 6 Week Ahead Of Release DateEarlier this week, reports surfaced online saying that a video appeared at the IFA 2012 trade show in Berlin, which showed a handset, claiming to be a mockup of the fully assembled Apple iPhone 5. Quite obviously, the handset showed in the video was not active. But now, after a couple of days, another video has appeared which claims to show the iPhone 5 booting up iOS 6.
- The finance and oil ministries are lobbying for an increase in prices of diesel, kerosene and LPG, warning cabinet colleagues that time is running out to avert a fiscal disaster and a sovereign credit downgrade to junk by global ratings agencies.
Colorado Girl Afflicted By Bubonic Plague; How To Avoid The 'Black Death' That Killed 25 Million People [VIDEO]A young girl in Colorado is recovering from a bout with the bubonic plague. It's the third reported case in America this year.
- As Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers admits that he may need to bring in a free-agent striker, a look at five of the candidates.
Diamond Smuggler In Sri Lanka Swallows Precious Stone: It’s Not Just Drug Mules Who Try To Eat The EvidenceX-rays indicated that the diamond is trapped in his gullet and might be very difficult to extricate.
- A small spat between a North Korean and a Chinese company has exposed some frays in Pyongyang's relationship with Beijing.
- A new UN report outlined the harm that improper chemical waste management can have on the health and economy of developing countries.
- Rumored supply chain issues may have an impact on the release date for the iPhone 5, as it was reported that Sharp Co is behind schedule in producing the device's display. However, this influence may not be a negative one. New analysis has found that constraints have actually had a positive effect on Apple's stock price, reports Apple Insider.
Wang Lijun, Bo Xilai’s Former Deputy, Will Go To Trial , Setting The Stage For Major Political EventsNew legal developments in China’s largest recent political scandal show that the government is moving ahead with efforts to bring Bo Xilai's inner circle to justice.
- The UAE is expected to spend an average of $11 billion a year through 2031 on an estimated 882 commercial aircraft, according to a report by Airbus on the global market for aircraft.