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Shocked? Not! Not many surprises in Super Bowl ads

February 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This advertisement provided by Teleflora, shows a scene from the ad with super-model Adriana Lima set to launch during Super Bowl XLVI, which will air Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012. Teleflora’s 30-second spot will debut during the game’s second quarter. About 20 of the roughly 36 Super Bowl advertisers put their TV commercials online in the [&hellip...

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For Facebook ‘Hacker Way’ is way of life

February 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This Dec. 13, 2011 file photo, shows of worker inside Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook, the social network that changed “friend” from a noun to a verb, is expected to file as early as Wednesday to sell stock on the open market....

Russia admits brief cut of gas supplies to Europe

February 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting on gas supplies to Europe in Moscow, Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012. Russia’s state-controlled Gazprom natural gas giant acknowledged for the first time Saturday that it had briefly reduced gas supplies to...

Palestinians call for PM’s fall over taxes

February 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle, left, speaks during a joint news conference with Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed) HEBRON, West Bank (AP) — Hundreds of...

Obama pressures Congress on housing

February 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

President Barack Obama talks about the economy during an event at Fire Station #5 in Arlington, Va., Friday, Feb. 3, 2012. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is rallying support for his plan to expand government assistance to...

Iran begins new military exercises in south

February 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this photo released by an official website of the Iranian supreme leader’s office, Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, delivers Friday prayers sermon, at the Tehran University campus, Iran, Friday, Feb. 3, 2012. Iran will help any nation...

Hackers intercept FBI, Scotland Yard call

February 4, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

A general view of New Scotland Yard, the headquarters of the London Metropolitan Police Britain’s for-most and largest police serviceFriday, Feb., 3, 2012. Hackers have intercepted a conference call between the Federal Bureau of Investigation and...

Ex-Stanford exec tells jurors bank’s profits faked

February 4, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Attorney David Finn and James Davis, former Chief Financial Officer in Stanford International Bank Ltd. walk out of Bob Casey U.S. Courthouse upon the conclusion of Davis’ first day of testimony on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, in Houston. Prosecutors allege...

Law enforcement websites under attack by hackers

February 4, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) headquarters in Washington Friday, Feb. 3, 2012. Hackers claim to have intercepted and leaked a sensitive conference call between cyber crime investigators at the FBI and Scotland Yard. The hacker group Anonymous has...

Greek debt talks to stretch into weekend

February 4, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

IMF chief debt inspector Poul Thomsen, left, arrives at a government office building before meeting Greek Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos in central Athens on Friday, Feb. 3, 2012. Unions and employers’ associations rejected demands for...