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Mobile World Congress 2015 - Day 2

Sony to divest stake in Sony/ATV Music

Sony Corp is in the process of offloading it stake that's half of Sony/ATV Music Publishing, which is the world's largest music publisher. Sony and Michael Jackson's Estate jointly own Sony/ATV Music Publishing. The joint agreement between Sony and Michael Jackson's Estate that allows one partner can buy out the other.

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3D printing

Adidas to release 3D-printed shoes

The future of personalized footwear has gotten a lot more interesting thanks to a recent update from Adidas revealing their plans to use 3D Printing technology to create a series of running shoes that will be the first of its kind.

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Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton criticizes Trans-Pacific trade pact

Hillary Clinton, the US Democratic Presidential candidate, has raised her voice against the 12 nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Clinton said the agreement is not enough to keep tabs on currency manipulation or protecting consumers from high drug prices

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Dr. William Campbell (R)

2015 Nobel Prize in Medicine awarded to 3 scientists for drug discoveries from nature

Discovering antidotes and treatments from common to deadly diseases is a major breakthrough. Thanks to these three scientists who found a cure to get rid of parasitic diseases that has been a plague to mankind for centuries.

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U.S. Dollar bills

Age does really matter in achieving financial success

Whether it's for an emergency fund, a college education, or a comfortable retirement, it's important to have savings. It's a crucial step in taking control of your financial life and can even have positive effects to other areas such as your emotional and physical wellbeing.

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Facebook to launch satellite in 2016 to give Internet access to remote places

In a respectable attempt to provide access to the Internet throughout hard-to-reach places, Facebook is scheduling a satellite launch this 2016 that aims to make the World Wide Web readily accessible to people living in remote parts of Africa.

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Making The Great “Goodbye, Job” a Better “Hello, Opportunities”

Whatever your reason on why you have to leave your current job doesn't matter. It's about your response. When doing a work exit, most employees are usually overwhelmed in the situation they are in. May your reason be a dreadful working environment, tyrannical hierarchy, or a new, greener field you are excited to be yourself in, you have to remember that leaving is not just all about you-- it is for every person in the room as well.

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SunEdison layoff affects more than 1000 employees

SunEdison Inc., a solar company announced Monday about its plans to optimize its business operations and increase cash flow. This move will include layoffs, according to an internal company memo.

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U.S.Fighter jets

$10,000 fine for drones near air show during Fleet Week

The San Francisco Police Department and the Federal Aviation Administration will be working hand in hand to ban drones while imposing a $10,000 fine for offenders during the 2015 Fleet Week which is set to happen this weekend.

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Wall Street gains propel Asian indices up; China markets reopen on positive note

Taking cues from the overnight gains on Wall Street, Asian markets moved upwards marginally on Thursday. The reopening of trading in Chinese markets after a long-week holiday streak also infused fresh interest into the market.

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Monsanto to cut 2,600 jobs, buyback shares

As part of its restructuring plan to reduce costs, Monsanto Co has decided to cut 2,600 jobs. The slashing of jobs accounts for 11.6 percent of total employees at Monsanto. With an objective of boosting confidence for investors, Monsanto has taken up share buyback exercise.

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William Ackman

Herbalife shares tumble on Nu Skin's lower forecast; Ackman continues his allegations

Tracking to the steep drop of over 25 percent in competitor Nu Skin shares, Nutrition company Herbalife Ltd's stock also plunged over seven percent.

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Airbus calls off talks with Bombardier on C-Series Jet project

The ongoing talks between Airbus and Bombardier have ended incomplete as the former called off discussions soon after they became public.

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President Barack Obama

Obama confident that Congress will vote in favor of TPP

US President Barrack Obama makes his first public remarks in front of business leaders at the U.S. Agriculture Department saying that he is confident that Congress will approve the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal.

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U.S. Dollar bills

US firms stash $2.1tn overseas to skip tax at home

The US companies are keeping their profits made overseas out of the homeland in order to avoid taxes. It's estimated that 500 large US companies are holding over $2.1 trillion accumulated profits overseas to avoid taxes. These companies have to shell out $620billion by paying US taxes to repatriate the funds.

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