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Geithner in Beijing, faces uphill struggle on Iran

January 11, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, left, meets with Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan before a dinner at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, China, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, Pool) BEIJING (AP) — China and the United States have pledged during a visit by Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to cooperate on boosting the...

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Daniels gives more modest agenda to Ind. lawmakers

January 11, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels, middle, prepares to deliver the State of the State address to a joint session of the Legislature at the Statehouse Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, in Indianapolis. Daniels was greeted by House Speaker Brian Bosma, R-Indianapolis, and Lt....

Google search gets more personal, raises hackles

January 11, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

<img src="http://www.apexchange.com/Content/preview/2012/20120110/17/7d0c3ced0555e901030f6a7067005f08.jpg” alt=”" /> This screen shot provided by Google, shows the Personal Results page. Google is sifting through the photos and...

Kodak realigns business structure; sues Apple, HTC

January 11, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This Jan. 5, 2012 photo, shows the George Eastman Memorial, where Eastman’s ashes rest in an urn beneath the central stone, is closed to the public. Eastman Kodak Co. said Tuesday, Jan 5, 2012, it has realigned and simplified its business structure in...

Sober Herchcovitch show open Rio fashion week

January 11, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

A model wears a creation from the Herchcovitch fall-winter fashion collection during Fashion Rio 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday Jan. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo) RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro’s winter fashion week has kicked...

Mini unveils new Roadster

January 10, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

The new 2013 MINI Roadster unveiled at the North American International Auto Show, Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, in Detroit, Mich. (AP Photo/Tony Ding) DETROIT (AP) — BMW’s Mini brand unveiled its new Roadster convertible on Monday, calling it a fun-to-drive...

Volkswagen shows off hybrid Jetta

January 10, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

The 2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid debuts at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Monday, Jan. 9, 2012. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) DETROIT (AP) — Volkswagen AG on Monday showed off a new hybrid version of its Jetta sedan, designed with the U.S....

TVs you can talk to, without sounding crazy

January 10, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Workers set up a flat screen display at the Samsung exhibit for the Consumer Electronics Show, Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, in Las Vegas. The 2012 International CES trade show, the world’s largest consumer electronics exhibition starts Tuesday. (AP Photo/Julie...

Iran’s leader visits Venezuela amid tensions

January 10, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, left, and Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez hold hands after the Iranian leader’s arrival to Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday Jan. 9, 2012. Ahmadinejad visited with Chavez as...

Icebreaker, tanker being slowed by shifting ice

January 10, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

The Coast Guard Cutter Healy breaks ice around the Russian-flagged tanker Renda 250 miles south of Nome Jan. 6, 2012. The Healy is the Coast Guard’s only currently operating polar icebreaker. The vessels are transiting through ice up to five-feet thick...