WASHINGTON - The United States said on Thursday a cyber attack on Sony Pictures was a serious national security matter and the Obama administration was considering a proportional response, although the White House stopped short of blaming North Korea. | Video
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LONDON - IBM aims to expand the number of data centers it offers clients around the world by 25 percent to meet fast-rising demand for internet-based services, after what a company executive said has been a "breakthrough year" in 2014 for its cloud computing business.
LONDON - The humble smartphone could throw a spanner in the works of the car sector's post-crisis turnaround, with the big manufacturers facing a long-term threat from apps that make it easier and cheaper to share or hire vehicles than to buy them.
- U.S. industrial conglomerate General Electric Co plans to release its first feature film through video streaming devices like Roku and Apple TV in a marketing effort that raises the bar for sponsored content.
WASHINGTON - New York state plans to soften proposed rules for virtual currencies such as bitcoin, its banking regulator said on Thursday, after receiving a round of public comments.
- Consulting and outsourcing company Accenture Plc raised its revenue forecast for fiscal 2015 after contract wins helped the company post better-than-expected first-quarter earnings and revenue.
- U.S. jobless claims signal firmer labor market; other data mixed
- S&P 500 posts biggest gain since Jan 2013; tech leads
- Oil tumbles after brief rebound; Brent back below $60
- U.S. holiday sales may recover with help of deep discounts
- Icahn offers $20 million to keep Atlantic City Trump casino open
- Ford expands Takata driver-side air bag recall in U.S.
- Canada unveils plan to auction wireless spectrum
- U.S. December auto sales seen up 10.4 percent: JD Power, LMC
- Goldman's Waldron promoted to co-head of investment banking
- Two Wells Fargo units to pay $1.5 million for anti-money laundering lapses: FINRA