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Archive for October 30th, 2012

  • Pearson, Bertelsmann confirm publishing tie-up

    October 30, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE- This file combo made of book cover images provided by Vintage Books shows the “Fifty Shades of Grey” trilogy by best-selling author E L James. Pearson PLC will merge its Penguin Books division with Random House, which is owned by German...

  • European fashion buyers look to Nigeria

    October 30, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Models display creations designed by Lanre Da Silver Ajayi, during the MTN Fashion and Design Week in Lagos, Nigeria, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba) LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A model struts the runway wearing a flowing newspaper print gown in...

  • Publisher: New Khaled Hosseini novel out May 21

    October 30, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This Dec. 10, 2007 file photo shows author Khaled Hosseini at the “There Will Be Blood” premiere at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York. Hosseini’s next novel will be a journey across time and space. The author of the...

  • 2 top executives leaving Apple

    October 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an event to announce new products, including the iPad mini, in San Jose, Calif., Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. Apple Inc. is refusing to compete on price with its rivals in the tablet market, it’s pricing its new, smaller iPad...

  • In Vietnam, US relies on pirate site to network

    October 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo taken Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, Vietnamese singer Le Quyen makes up on backstage at her family owned music cafe, in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Le Quyen is suing Zing.vn and eight other infringing websites, claiming the site has ignored requests...

  • Ukraine’s ruling party leads in vote called biased

    October 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Election commission officials count ballots at a polling station in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012. Ukrainians are electing a parliament on Sunday in a crucial vote tainted by the jailing of top opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko and fears of election...

  • Comic-Con to stay in San Diego through 2016

    October 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this July 15, 2012 publicity photo provided by Nickelodeon, a fan is seen with SpongeBob SquarePants during Comic-Con, in San Diego, Calif. Storm Troopers, cyborgs, superheroes and other comic-book fans can count on their annual pilgrimage to...

  • Verizon to sell Nokia phone

    October 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This Oct. 17, 2012, photo, shows a Verizon Wireless sign at a Little Rock, Ark.Verizon Wireless, the largest cellphone carrier in the U.S., said Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, it will sell a Nokia phone for the first time in years, lending support to the embattled...

  • Google unveils another phone, larger Nexus tablet

    October 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    The Nexus 10 tablet is shown by Randall Safara of Google at a Google announcement in San Francisco, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Google is adding a few more gadgets to holiday shopping lists. The devices announced Monday include the latest in Google’s line of...

  • Facebook, Twitter abuzz with hurricane chatter

    October 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This NOAA satellite image taken Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 shows Hurricane Sandy off the Mid Atlantic coastline moving toward the north with maximum sustained winds of 90 mph. Hurricane Sandy wheeled toward land as forecasters feared Monday, raking cities along...