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US sees China as ‘destablising force’; Siemens revamp to hit 11,600 jobs; Youth open to banking with Google, Apple, Amazon; Backlash in India over new rape outrages

1 US sees China as ‘destablising force’ (The Guardian) China is “destabilising” the South China Sea region by pursuing territorial disputes with other nations, US defence secretary Chuck Hagel has warned. Hagel said the US would “not look the other … Continue reading

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Barclays cuts 3,700 jobs; Airline industry at its safest since Jet age dawn; Dealing with Apple’s cash mountain

1 Barclays cuts 3,700 jobs (Jill Treanor in The Guardian) The new boss of Barclays has attempted to break from the bank’s scandal-ridden recent past by announcing plans to pull out of controversial businesses that speculate on food prices, specialize … Continue reading

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Lessons from Apple, Facebook; India infra investment plunges; US arms sales at record $66bn; Men, who needs them?; Time up for wrist watches?

1 Lessons from Apple, Facebook (Francesco Guerrera in The Wall Street Journal) The gap between the values placed by investors on Apple and Facebook — around $621 billion and $42 billion, respectively — is large enough to fit the economy … Continue reading

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Global economy deep in danger zone; Trade deficit for Japan; Record net profit for Apple; Worrying win for India’s extremes; UK debt hits a trillion

1 Global economy deep in danger zone (BBC) The world’s economy is “deeply into the danger zone” because of risks from the eurozone, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said. The IMF predicts the global economy will grow by 3.25% … Continue reading

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Finance is not evil; Apple eyes $10bn textbook biz; Islam’s pluralism; Love India, but can’t live here; Social media burnout among India youth

1 Finance is not evil (The New York Times) When I spoke at a college recently, I was startled by one question: Is it immoral for students to seek banking jobs? The corollary question is this: Is it unethical to … Continue reading

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