Baidu Releases Android Mobile Browser For Web Games, Plans $1.6-Billion Investment In Cloud ComputingBaidu Inc (BIDU) has launched a new browser for mobile devices running on Android operating system that allows users to play games and watch videos without a media player, Bloomberg has reported.
- Crude oil prices declined in Asia Monday as sentiment was dampened after reports indicated a sharp slowdown in the Chinese manufacturing activity in August.
London 2012 Paralympics: Husband And Wife Take Gold, South Africa's Pistorious Breaks Record [SLIDESHOW]The fourth day of the London 2012 Paralympic Games on Sunday saw competition for 60 gold medals in eight sports, including swimming, table tennis and sailing.
Miss World 2012: How Miss China, Host City Ordos Court Controversy With Fame; Top 4 Miss World ControversiesEver since Miss China Wenxia Yu was crowned Miss World Aug.18, she has come under flak for jury favoritism. Even the host city Ordos is not spared as reports of economic woes and subtle attempts to refurbish its image surface amid its ongoing attempts to win international recognition.
- Markets are expected to begin the week on a negative note after official data Saturday showed that Chinese manufacturing activity shrank for the first time in nine months, raising concerns over the growth slowdown in the world's second largest economy.
- China's manufacturing activity declined in August compared to that in the previous month, increasing concerns over a slowdown in the economic growth of the country.
- Asian markets fell in the week as investor confidence was dragged down by the increasing concerns about the global growth slowdown amid the weak economic reports from Japan and South Korea.
- The Syrian refugees fleeing the civil war to Turkey are now more than 100,000. Ankara isn't pleased, but can't do a lot to stop the flow -- and is leaning hard on the West to help, with little result so far.
- Thanks to strong end-user demand for lower-priced smartphones, China, the largest market for smartphones this year, will overtake the US as the global leader in smartphone shipments in 2012, according to a new report by IDC.
- Asian stock markets declined Friday as weak economic reports from Japan and South Korea revived concerns over the global economic growth while investors opted for caution ahead of the long-awaited speech by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke at the Jackson Hole symposium later in the day.
- Asian markets fell Friday as investor confidence was weighed down amid increasing concerns about the global economy after data showed a fall in the industrial output of Japan and South Korea.
- Asian shares fell Friday as investors cooled expectations that U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will offer any signal of a further monetary stimulus when he speaks at an annual meeting of central bankers later in the day.
- The idea for the instant communication device arose in the wake of the Cuban Missile Crisis the prior year – which saw Moscow and Washington very nearly enter into a cataclysmic nuclear war.
- One of Africa's quietest dictators will be put to the test when the southern African country of Angola goes to the polls on Friday.
- As climate change warms the world's oceans and Arctic sea ice recedes to its lowest -ever recorded levels, China has taken advantage of it -- and may soon reap commercial benefits
- Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT), the world's largest maker of construction and mining equipment, is confident that Beijing will step up easing efforts to drive an economic rebound and China's economic growth will probably recover this year.
- We celebrate the ending of summer and beginning of fall with a Labor Day celebration, but what is Labor Day really all about? Surprise your friends and family this year with some interesting Labor Day facts and trivia that you may have not known before.