Veteran gold and diamond buyers sit on a small metal boat gliding down a river in southern Venezuela that brushes the borders of Brazil and Guyana.Armed with weighing scales,
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Facebook Inc passed the 1 billion user mark in September, a level of global penetration that is both a remarkable achievement for an 8-year-old social network and a heightened
Eliana Calmon takes great delight in provoking people. But even she didn't realize at first what a bomb she had dropped.Look, I use a lot of colorful language, so when I said it,
Larry Yung Chi-kin is a loyal scion of the Chinese Communist upper crust. His late father, Rong Yiren, was the legendary Red Capitalist, one of the few industrialists to stay behind
For generations, most college-bound Americans paid reasonable fees to attend publicly financed state universities.But the bedrock of that system is fracturing as cash-strapped states
Accused of every dirty trick in the book during its 71-year grip on power in the 20th century, Mexico's Institutional Revolutionary Party has bounced back and is on the verge of a dramatic victory in Sunday's presidential election.
Opera Software would cost Facebook over $1 billion as competition from Google and others could push up the price tag, analysts said on Tuesday, as takeover talk pushed the shares up as
Nokia phones once took pride of place in Manish Khatri's Mumbai store, but now models made by Samsung Electronics get the limelight.He has nothing against Nokia, he says,