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Start-up behind 'dunkable' phone technology explores Asian IPO

P2i, a technology spin-off from Britain's Ministry of Defence, is looking to raise as much as 10 million pounds ($17 million) from Singapore investors as it readies the launch of its "Dunkable" or waterproof technology for smartphones and tablets.

U.S. job growth cools, unemployment rate rises to 6.2 percent

U.S. job growth slowed more than expected in July and an unexpected rise in the unemployment rate pointed to some slack in the labor market that could give the Federal Reserve room to keep interest rates low for a while.

Argentina holds no positive expectations for Friday's debt hearing

Argentina's Cabinet chief Jorge Capitanich said on Friday the government held no positive expectations for a court hearing in New York later in the day that will discuss the South American country's debt default.

Top 5 most useful business apps to get the job done

Check out businessmen's top five mobile apps that aids them in their day-to-day productivity. These business apps have become essential tools in both small-time and big-time ventures.

Amazon quickens push into tough local services market

Seattle audio and video technician Todd Mueller showed up last year for what might have been a routine job except for one thing: Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) was taking notes. As he mounted a flat-screen TV on the wall, an Amazon employee studied how he covered his shoes and used a blanket to protect the hardwood floor.

Argentina defaults but investors see eventual deal possible

Argentina defaulted for the second time in 12 years after last-ditch talks with what it called "vulture" creditors failed, though debt insurance prices on Thursday suggested investors believed a deal could eventually be reached.

U.S. jobless claims up, but four-week average hits eight-year low

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose last week, but the underlying trend pointed to a continuing strengthening of labor market conditions.

Top US Universities with Highest Earning Power: Private Schools Lead Past Caltech, Stanford, Harvard in Payscale

Recently, Payscale.com released the list of universities with the highest percentage of students who landed on a job instantaneously after graduating with high wages.

Time almost up for Argentina to avoid debt default

Argentina faced a race against on time on Wednesday to avert its second default in 12 years, needing to either cut a deal by the end of the day with "holdout" investors suing it or win more time from a U.S. court to reach a settlement.

Facebook to shut down Gifts service in latest e-commerce shift

Facebook Inc will shut its 2-year-old Gifts shop on Aug. 12, as the world's largest social network tests other ways to let consumers buy products on its website.

23andMe lands $1.4 million grant from NIH to detect genetic roots for disease

Home genetics startup 23andMe has secured a $1.4 million two-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to build survey tools and expand its gene database.

[Sponsor Post] How to Transfer Contacts, Messages from Android to Computer

With the greatly increasing information recently, mobile users need transferring action much often. For small volume of the files, certain plug can solve the problems.

Twitter assuages growth concerns for now as shares soar 35 percent

Twitter Inc halted a slowdown in user-growth in the second quarter with the help of product tweaks and services built around the summer's World Cup, assuaging concerns for now that the online messaging service had peaked.

Why Swell Acquisition for $30M is Beneficial to Apple?

Following Apple’s acquisition of Beats, the tech giant now turns to another possible iTunes enhancer – Swell. The tech world is buzzing with predictions and suppositions that this deal may be the "Pandora's box of talk radio."

Top 20 African tech startups, PesaPal, mobile services providers in the lead

Technology startups in Africa help mobile and internet usage increase and continually grow in the future. Currently, about 16 percent of the continent’s population has access to the internet and is increasing. This makes Africa a transformative potential in the digital world. Listed below are promising tech startup companies that show impressive development since its operation.

Amazon, Twitter, Instagram Bank on Their Logos for Success: What Makes them Standout

There is power in a great logo. Whether they are plain and simple or colorful and exuberant, the logo’s capability to bring a company extensive brand recognition and distinction is undeniable. They aim to get the trust, respect and energy in the forefront of consumers’ thoughts.

With PlayStation network, Sony goes back to the future in search of revival

Japan's Sony Corp is hammering out plans to rise from the ashes of nearly $10 billion lost in six years by building a future around its last consumer electronics blockbuster - the PlayStation.

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