Equinox says yes to takeover bid by Barrick; Minmetals withdraws

Equinox says yes to takeover bid by Barrick; Minmetals withdraws

By Carrie Ann - Apr 26, 2011

Australian copper miner, Equinox, announced late last night that it had accepted the $7.1 billion takeover offer by the world’s biggest gold miner, Canadian Barrick Gold. Barrick

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World’s biggest retailer, Walmart, tests online grocery delivery

World’s biggest retailer, Walmart, tests online grocery delivery

By Christy Gren - Apr 25, 2011

Presenting itself as the newest competitor to the online retailing giant Amazon, Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world’s largest chain of retail outlets, has set up Walmart To Go – a

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U.S Housing shows Recovery; New Home Sales rise by 11.1%

U.S Housing shows Recovery; New Home Sales rise by 11.1%

By Tom Parker - Apr 25, 2011

Following three straight months of declining new home sales, the American housing market displayed a small recovery in the month of March, with an 11.1% rise in the number of new h

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Super Luxurious Sleepovers: World’s Most Expensive Hotels 2011

Super Luxurious Sleepovers: World’s Most Expensive Hotels 2011

By Vrushti Mawani - Apr 22, 2011

Business or pleasure, whatever your reason for staying over at one of these beyond-fancy hotels, the one thing you can be absolutely certain about is that the experience will leave

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Riding high on a nervous global economy: Gold soars to $1,500

Riding high on a nervous global economy: Gold soars to $1,500

By Carrie Ann - Apr 21, 2011

The precious yellow metal, true to its tradition of breaking record highs when the rest of the economy is in doldrums, shot over $1,500 earlier today. The consistent increase in go

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Making a Beeline for Volkswagen’s all new more-macho 2012 Beetle?

Making a Beeline for Volkswagen’s all new more-macho 2012 Beetle?

By Vrushti Mawani - Apr 19, 2011

Volkswagen’s iconic Beetle, revamped to be more appealing to the market of male car buyers, takes on an all-new look with a slicker, less curvy body. A Beetle losing its curves ?

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Apple claims Galaxy Tab copied from iPad; Sues Samsung

Apple claims Galaxy Tab copied from iPad; Sues Samsung

By Richard Meryn - Apr 19, 2011

Not only the Galaxy Tab introduced by Samsung late last year, Apple is suing Samsung for allegedly copying their entire Galaxy range from Apple’s iPhone, iPod and iPad designs. E

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Swim in Bliss – 55 stories high! Marina Bay Sands’ Infinity Pool

Swim in Bliss – 55 stories high! Marina Bay Sands’ Infinity Pool

By Vrushti Mawani - Apr 19, 2011

One of Moshe Safdie’s “first principles” that form the basis of his design philosophy – “humanizing the megascale” takes on an entirely new dimension when considere

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Why China is trying to slow down its off-the-charts economy…

Why China is trying to slow down its off-the-charts economy…

By Jay Raol - Apr 18, 2011

While developed economies like USA, Europe and Australia with current GDPs of 3.1%, 0.3% and 0.7% respectively (according to tradingeconomics.com), are desperately trying to figure

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