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business Your Webcam Could Be Spying on You and You Can Stop It

More than 73,000 unsecured webcams and surveillance cameras are viewable on a Russian-based website. Don't let yours be one of them.

1 hour ago // Reuters

business Exclusive: China ready to cut rates again on fears of deflation - sources

BEIJING Reuters - China's leadership and central bank are ready to cut interest rates again and also loosen lending restrictions, concerned that falling prices could trigger a surge in debt defaults, business failures and job losses, said sources involved in policy-making.

1 hour ago // MSNBC

business As Cyberthreats Increase, Big Money Chases Solutions

The year since hackers broke into Target and accessed millions of credit and debit card numbers has been a brutal one for cyberattacks.

2 hours ago // Wall Street Journal

business Central Banks in New Push to Prime Pump

The Peoples Bank of China and European Central Bank moved to pump up flagging global growth, boosting stock markets but raising questions about the limitations of central-bank intervention.

2 hours ago // Reuters

business Falling inflation a worry for Europe but also the world

LONDON Reuters - European Central Bank President Mario Draghi has moved closer to launching sovereign debt purchases and data this week will show just how dangerously low inflation has fallen in the $13 trillion euro zone economy.

2 hours ago // Reuters

business Countdown to missed opportunity for EU economy

PARIS Reuters - The countdown has begun to what threatens to be a missed opportunity to revive Europe's stalled economy.

2 hours ago // The Telegraph

business The heat rises in France's banlieues

Our continuing series on the French economy visits Clichy-sous-Bois, where the French economic crisis is biting hard

3 hours ago // Wall Street Journal

business Christie's Hong Kong Sale Hits $82 Million

Buyers snapped up works by Japanese and Southeast Asian artists at Christies evening sale in Hong Kong totaling 635 million Hong Kong dollars US$82 million.

3 hours ago // Wall Street Journal

business Christie's Hong Kong Evening Sale Draws $82 Million

Buyers snapped up works by Japanese and Southeast Asian artists at Christies evening sale in Hong Kong totaling 635 million Hong Kong dollars US$82 million.

3 hours ago // Reuters

business Sweden's Wallenberg dynasty prepares for sixth generation

STOCKHOLM Reuters - Jacob Wallenberg, the 58-year-old head of one of Europe's most enduring family dynasties, is trying to work out how the empire controlling much of Sweden's economy could look with a woman or someone without the family name at the helm.

3 hours ago // The Telegraph

business Dereck Chisora: 'My next pay cheque will be over 10m'

The British European Heavyweight champion reveals how he made his first million buying and selling cars and property

3 hours ago // The Telegraph

business Dereck Chisora: 'I've earned 3.5m for far'

Fame & Fortune: The British European heavyweight champion's money has not all come from boxing...

3 hours ago // The Times of India

business Commercial mining of coal to be allowed after auction: Jaitley

Government will allow commercial mining of coal by private companies after allocating mines to public sector companies and auction to specific end users, finance minister Arun Jaitley said.

3 hours ago // Wall Street Journal

business Christie's Hong Kong Evening Sale Draws $82 Million

Buyers snapped up works by Japanese and Southeast Asian artists at Christies evening sale in Hong Kong on Saturday totaling 635 million Hong Kong dollars US$82 million.

4 hours ago // The Times of India

business RBI asks banks to be cautious on inoperative account payments

The Reserve Bank has asked banks to exercise caution before making payments to customers claiming funds lying idle in inoperative accounts.

4 hours ago // Reuters

business Sweden's Wallenberg dynasty prepares for sixth generation

STOCKHOLM, Nov 23 Reuters - Jacob Wallenberg, the 58-year-old head of one of Europe's most enduring family dynasties, is trying to work out how the empire controlling much of Sweden's economy could look with a woman or someone without the family name at the helm.

4 hours ago // The Telegraph

business Mis-sold a pension? Here's 18p

A reader got his hopes up when he discovered he'd been the victim of mis-selling which meant he could be entitled to a "windfall". But his excitement was short lived...

4 hours ago // BBC

business New web data powers plan for police

A law forcing communications firms to keep details that could help identify criminals using the internet is being planned by the home secretary.

4 hours ago // The Guardian

business Seeing double over a cash withdrawal from a French ATM

My money didnt materialise but my Nationwide account was debitedIf you need help email Anna Tims at your.problemsobserver.co.uk or write to Your Problems, The Observer, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU. Include an address and phone number. Continue reading...

4 hours ago // Reuters

business Putin stands by hawkish Russian central bank - for now

MOSCOW Reuters - With Russia's economy battered by economic sanctions and plunging oil prices, President Vladimir Putin has allowed the central bank to administer strong medicine, sharply raising interest rates even as it freed the rouble to float.

4 hours ago // The Guardian

business Seeing double over a cash withdrawal from a French ATM

My money didnt materialise but my Nationwide account was debited Continue reading...

4 hours ago // The Guardian

business Parcel farce: package ended up in the wrong country

A valuable package landed in the wrong country and the insurance wont pay Continue reading...

5 hours ago // The Times of India

business FDI dips 16% to $2.45bn in September

Foreign direct investments coming to India declined by about 16% to $2.45 billion in September, registering a fall for the second month in a row.

6 hours ago // Wall Street Journal

business Is This Indonesia's Amazon.com?

Online retailer Lazada Indonesia has faced challenges in a country where the e-commerce market is still small. But the startups backers are plowing ahead, hoping to get a head start over Amazon, Alibaba and eBay.

6 hours ago // Boston Herald

business Grant would grow access to local produce for SNAP

Massachusetts is applying for a federal grant to expand a program to help people on welfare buy fresh fruits and vegetables at farmers markets.Part of the Farm Bill passed by Congress early this year, the National Institute of Food and Agriculture is distributing $100million in grants over five years to programs that help Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, participants get easier access to fresh fruit and vegetables using their EBT cards.

6 hours ago // Boston Herald

business Honda unlikely to recall Civic wiper motors

Our problem is with the windshield wipers on our 2007 Honda Civic. Theyve recently developed a problem stopping and starting at different times and quitting any time, sometimes in the middle of the windshield. A Web search seems to point to a faulty wiper motor. What is your take on this? Its very expensive to fix. Why is this not a recall, as it is a huge safety issue? Is the problem the motor, and will there be a recall?

6 hours ago // Boston Herald

business Re-evaluating higher-ed landscape

The established system of higher education accreditation is lagging behind advancements in the industry and may not be equipped to deal with it in its current form, the head of a nationwide group said.We need to focus more on the changing landscape in higher education innovation, said Judith Eaton, president of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. Were at, weve been at, a high stakes moment in accreditation.

7 hours ago // The New York Times

business Chrysler Details Its Plans to Improve Recall Efforts

The company was responding to criticism from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration over its slow progress in fixing Jeeps that were recalled last year.

7 hours ago // Boston Herald

business Kohler introduces odor-eating toilet seat

MILWAUKEE Blow out the candle and ditch the aerosol can.Kohler Co. has introduced a deodorizing toilet seat that it says eliminates embarrassing bathroom odors and the need for candles and sprays to cover them up.A fan hidden in the battery-operated seat sucks in air and pushes it through an odor-eating carbon filter, followed by an optional scent pack. Product manager Jerry Bougher said the idea is to attack smells "where the action is."

7 hours ago // Boston Herald

business Kohler introduces odor-eating toilet seat

MILWAUKEE Blow out the candle and ditch the aerosol can.Kohler Co. has introduced a deodorizing toilet seat that it says eliminates embarrassing bathroom odors and the need for candles and sprays to cover them up.A fan hidden in the battery-operated seat sucks in air and pushes it through an odor-eating carbon filter, followed by an optional scent pack. Product manager Jerry Bougher said the idea is to attack smells "where the action is."

9 hours ago // Wall Street Journal

business Messi Breaks Spain Scoring Record

Lionel Messi scored a hat trick to emphatically break the Spanish leagues all-time scoring mark of 251 goals in Barcelonas 5-1 win over Sevilla.

9 hours ago // The Times of India

business Reliance, SJVN get Nepal approval for investments

Two prominent Indian business houses have received Nepal government's approval to invest NRs 144 billion for setting up cement and hydropower projects in the country.

10 hours ago // The Times of India

business New Mexico spaceport sets sights on new customers

The scramble to get everything ready for the launch of the world's first commercial flights from Spaceport America came to a screeching halt nearly a month ago when Virgin Galactic's spaceship broke up over the California desert during a test flight.

10 hours ago // The New York Times

business How a Coalition Pushed for a Hotel Workers' Minimum Wage

Forces both inside and outside the traditional labor movement united to campaign for a higher minimum wage for hotel workers in Los Angeles.

10 hours ago // Wall Street Journal

business Large Homes Can Be a Retirement Hazard

The pricier the house, the bigger the financial drain, writes Jonathan Clements.

10 hours ago // The New York Times

business Victor Elmaleh, 95, Builder and Entrepreneur, Is Dead

Mr. Elmaleh imported the first Volkswagens to the United States, developed $7 billion worth of real estate and won national championships in handball and squash.