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Lenovo closes deal to buy Motorola from Google30/10/2014 15:50
Lenovo announced Thursday it has completed its acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google, a move strengthening the Chinese giant's position in the smartphone market.
22,000 jobs created: Stats SA30/10/2014 14:26
A total of 22,000 jobs have been created between the second and third quarters of this year, Statistics SA said on Thursday.
Post Office workers march to Union Buildings30/10/2014 12:03
There is visible police presence outside the Tshwane mail sorting centre where scores of striking Communication Workers Union (CWU) have started gathering ahead of their planned march to the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Thursday.
Hong Kong shares end 0.49% lower30/10/2014 10:31
Hong Kong stocks slipped 0.49 percent Thursday after racking up almost three percent over the past two days, while Wall Street provided a negative lead as the Federal Reserve ended its bond-buying scheme.
Barclays Bank takes £500M charge against Forex probes30/10/2014 10:19
British bank Barclays on Thursday set aside £500 million ($800 million, 634 million euros) linked to probes into price-rigging allegations in foreign exchange markets, and posted slumping third-quarter net profits.
Oil prices down in Asian trade30/10/2014 8:55
Oil prices edged lower in Asia Thursday but losses were limited by a surprisingly upbeat assessment of the US economy by the Federal Reserve
Tokyo Stocks close up O.67%30/10/2014 8:37
Tokyo stocks rose 0.67 percent on Thursday after the dollar hit a three-week high against the yen in response to the US Federal Reserve's decision to bring an end to its stimulus programme.
Google Fit hits the Play Store29/10/2014 16:37
Hoping to inspire users to hit the gym, the app Google Fit has just been released in the Android Play Store.
Fiat Chrysler returns to Q3 profit29/10/2014 15:53
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles returned to a profit in the third quarter thanks to a good performance by its luxury brands and gains in North America and Asia.