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Verizon Enterprise launched new cloud service today. It’s advanced cloud service Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) platform and cloud-based object storage service. The infrastructure as a service will cater to large enterprises, mid-size companies and small development shops, giving them a great degree of flexibility as well as enhanced speed and performance.

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China’s largest e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is planning to go public in the US after it failed to reach an agreement with the Hong Kong stock exchange in regard to a listing there. The Group’s possible shift would set up the latest fight between archrivals Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. and NYSE Euronext for marquee stock listings.

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According to reports Vodafone Group and Verizon Communications are in advanced discussions about a sale of the holding for about $130 billion. Vodafone Group Plc (VOD) is in talks to sell its 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless to U.S. partner Verizon Communications Inc. in what would be the biggest deal in more than a decade.

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LG has made solid progress in the smartphone market. LG Mobile CEO Jong-Soek Park announced his company’s newest flagship smartphone G2 handset on Wednesday at a glitzy New York event at Lincoln Center.

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On Thursday after VW, the biggest automaker of Europe, agreed on buying the remaining part of Porsche, the famous maker of sports cars, the market saw a steep rise in the share prices of the company. The deal was settled at 4.46 billion Euros that is 5.9 billion dollars exercising the options that were held since its initial stake was purchased in the year 2009. According to Stuart Pearson, a London based analyst of Morgan Stanley, it is a very good deal that Volkswagen is getting and as per his predictions to the investors, the completion of this deal would enhance the earnings of VW by 6% the next year.

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The first curbside recycling program started in France in 1884, the first entirely synthetic plastic created in 1907. However, plastics recycling does have its hiccups. Not all plastics are recyclable like clear water bottles. Plastics such as flower pots and detergent bottles aren't recyclable at all. So, what's companies and countries doing about this gap, and what are they doing to do their part in plastics recycling?

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The world-famous Hotel Ritz in Paris, one of the finest and most celebrated names in luxury hotels, is going to be closing down for a period of two years. The Paris Ritz has been recognized, for decades, as one of the most decadent luxury hotels in the world. With the likes of fashion visionary Coco Chanel, author extraordinaire Ernest Hemingway and funny man Charlie Chaplin included in the list of luminaries who’ve wined, dined and stayed at the Ritz Hotel in Paris, it’s no wonder that this glorious building has been the subject matter of the media and public’s fancy for years and years.

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Microsoft aims to reduce heavy data usage for Windows users with the new Windows 8 operating system. The Microsoft Corporation has altered the memory system in Windows 8. The new system will allow people to use multiple applications at a single time and access and use several files at a go when working. A reduced amount of physical RAM will enable users to work faster than ever before.

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Full Tilt Poker, a popular online gaming website that used to offer gambling to millions of players worldwide, faced license revocation by gambling control commission last week accusing the site for misleading officials about its financial operations.

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The $3 trillion deficit reduction plan to be put forth by U.S President Barack Obama on Monday will include generating half of this, i.e., …

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Yesterday, September 11th 2011, marked the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that brought down the World Trade Centre, killed over 3000 people, shook …

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If a diamond is a girl’s best friend, this planet promises a heaven like no other, for every woman out there. A team of …

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The band-aid deficit reduction deal struck between the Democrats and Republicans in early August followed by the credit rating downgrade of the U.S by …

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Realizing the decade-long dream of the company’s founder and former CTO, Burt Rutan, Scaled Composites, the Californian aerospace and specialty composites development company, unveiled …

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In a move that records Netlix’s biggest-ever price rise, this video subscription service, America’s largest, has raised prices by as much as 60%. With …

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“Convince Us First” Say European Governments Finance Ministers Seven arduous hours of talks in Luxembourg resulted in a worrisome situation, with finance ministers of …

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While the TMX Group, which operates the Toronto Stock Exchange, has indicated their preference for the $3.56 billion takeover deal offered by the London …

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According to data released by the RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors), the housing market in Britain is on a firm decline, with the …

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Citigroup Inc., an American multinational financial services company has faced a cyber attack involving a theft of about 200,000 credit card holders’ personal information. more…

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