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Latest update : 2014-01-31

Super Bowl ads top $4 million, feature Scarlett Johansson and David Beckham

The US gears up for Super Bowl Sunday, which is expected to attract more than 100 million US viewers and draws top dollars from advertisers. In company news, internet giants Google and Amazon release their results. On the automotive front, Tokyo-based Honda saw a 25% jump in quarterly sales. Finally, a traditional doll-maker in Japan explains why it was difficult to create a smiling version of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

By William HILDERBRANDT

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2014-04-17 technology

Investors take fright over Google results

Shares in Google fell by more than 3 percent in after-hours trading after the company’s results revealed the amount of money it charges for an advertisement had fallen by 9...

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2014-04-16 technology

Google Glass sale a test of consumer interest

Google’s one-day sale of its smart technology glasses has helped gauge interest from consumers, but how much money can Glass really make? One study claims Google could be selling...

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2014-04-15 Ukraine

Cutting red tape for business will save France €2bn

The French government has unveiled the first 50 steps it is taking to reduce red tape for businesses. The state is hoping to save €2 billion annually by lightening the...

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2014-04-14 Washington D.C.

US tech start-ups find new home in Washington

From Silicon Valley to Capitol Hill, a new breed of new technology firms is finding a home in Washington DC. We find out what’s attracting them to the city of the US government....

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2014-04-11 IBM

France to stick to EU deadline for reducing deficit

French Finance Minister Michel Sapin said that France is on track to reduce its deficit to 3% of GDP by 2015. Brussels has already placed Paris under disciplinary action for not...

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