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| Jul 28, 2015

Tokyo stocks fall on China worries

Stocks retreated in Tokyo on Tuesday, pressured by worries over a slowdown in the Chinese economy. The Nikkei 225 average lost 21.21 points, or 0.1 percent, to close at 20,328.89. On Monday, the key market gauge fell 194.43 points. The Topix index of all ...

Stage set for 'final' negotiations on proposed TPP trade deal

Jul 28, 2015

Stage set for 'final' negotiations on proposed TPP trade deal

Officials from 12 Pacific Rim countries on Monday wrapped up four days of talks on the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement, setting the stage for what many hope will be the final round of negotiations on the most ambitious trade deal in decades. Akira ...

Jul 28, 2015

China shares gyrate as Beijing scrambles to calm markets

Chinese shares whip-sawed between gains and losses on Tuesday, as Beijing scrambled once again to prop up a stock market whose wild gyrations have heightened fears about the financial stability of the world’s second biggest economy. After a plunge of 8.5 percent in major ...

Jul 28, 2015

Android flaw gives hackers access with a text message

Cyber security firm Zimperium on Monday warned of a flaw in the world’s most popular smartphone operating system that lets hackers take control with a text message. “Attackers only need your mobile number, using which they can remotely execute code via a specially crafted ...

'Surreptitious' Grexit plan not so secret after Varoufakis slip

Jul 28, 2015

'Surreptitious' Grexit plan not so secret after Varoufakis slip

Yanis Varoufakis divulged the details on how Greece could sneak out of the euro “without telling anyone” in a conference call released Monday. With a plan to secretly append a new bank account to each citizen or company’s tax number, Greek officials war-gamed the ...

Rochester bags $600 million hub for photonics R&D

Jul 28, 2015

Rochester bags $600 million hub for photonics R&D

Rochester, whose fortunes have risen and fallen with the demand for futuristic technologies from former powerhouses like Xerox and Kodak, is looking for its next big breakthrough in the field of integrated photonics, a light science with the potential to transform communications, medicine and ...