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Argentina Defaults - Kirchner Cries Foul Over 'Vulture Funds' (part 2)

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Latest update : 2014-04-16

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 as many as 21 million units annually by 2018 - that's if it cuts the price from the current $1,500 to $600. Also today: how African emigrants are facing a "super tax" on money transfers to their home countries.

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2014-08-01 telecommunication

France's Iliad reaches for T-Mobile

France’s Iliad – parent company of the low-cost mobile operator Free – has made a surprise bid for T-Mobile US. It marks a new attempt at expansion for the firm that changed the...

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2014-07-31 Argentina

Argentina set for deeper recession after default

Argentina is set to dip deeper into recession after the country defaulted on a payment to its creditors. Last-minute talks to try to avert the crisis failed, leaving Argentina in...

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2014-07-30 Ukraine

Last-ditch talks aim to avert Argentina default

Crunch talks will continue this Wednesday in an effort to avoid Argentina defaulting on its debts for the third time in 28 years. The country’s economy minister Axel Kicillof...

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2014-07-29 Argentina

Argentina braced for another debt default

Argentina is braced for another default on its debts - the third in 28 years. The latest crisis comes after a court in the United States ruled that Buenos Aires must repay a...

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2014-07-28 France

French government hopes to collect €1.8bn from foreign accounts

The French government is hoping to collect €1.8 billion in taxes and penalties this year from the holders of undeclared foreign bank accounts. The authorities announced a...

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