Nov 1, 2012 All the state governments in the path of Sandy say they’re going to rebuild infrastructure. In this age of budget austerity, where will the money come from?
Oct 25, 2012 Ford has announced the closure of its last vehicle manufacturing plant in the UK. The company is reportedly shutting down a van factory and shifting production to Turkey.
Sep 28, 2012 What's the Hindi word for Frappuccino? India is set to get its first Starbucks next month in a posh neighborhood in Mumbai.
Sep 27, 2012 In further austerity measures, the government imposes some $50 billion of tax hikes and spending cuts
Sep 26, 2012 Greece has been shut down today because of a huge nationwide strike. Fifty thousand people took to the streets of Athens and police fired tear gas after violence broke out near the parliament. The issue, of course, is austerity: The very unpopular budget cuts going on as part of the solution to the debt crisis.
Sep 26, 2012 More protests are expected in Spain today after some big demonstrations last night. There's outrage over a new round of budget cuts as Spain tries to avoid becoming the next Greece.
Aug 9, 2012 The new deal between Starbucks and Square signals a new era of baristas knowing who you are before you enter the store.
Aug 9, 2012 Mobile payment firm Square will begin processing all credit and debit transactions at Starbucks. Could it signal the beginning of the end of cash?
Heidi N. Moore
Aug 8, 2012 Startup Square gets a caffeine boost by providing mobile payments for Starbucks customers. The deal also includes credit card processing.