News archive from 15 June 2014

Iraq violence threatening OPEC’s precarious balance

NEW YORK — The upheaval in Iraq could throw the world’s remarkably stable oil market out of balance, threatening a delicate equilibrium that has kept prices steady for four years. Iraqi oil production is at risk because of the outbreak of violence...

 

Todd Wagner thinks he’s found a better way to raise money

Todd Wagner wants to catch lightning in a bottle again. He and Mark Cuban took Broadcast.com from a startup in 1995 to a $5.7 billion buyout by Yahoo four years later. It was the first broadcast network on the Internet. Now Wagner is working harder...

 

Todd Wagner thinks he’s found a better way to raise money

Todd Wagner wants to catch lightning in a bottle again. He and Mark Cuban took Broadcast.com from a startup in 1995 to a $5.7 billion buyout by Yahoo four years later. It was the first broadcast network on the Internet. Now Wagner is working harder...

 

Iraq violence threatening OPEC’s precarious balance

NEW YORK — The upheaval in Iraq could throw the world’s remarkably stable oil market out of balance, threatening a delicate equilibrium that has kept prices steady for four years. Iraqi oil production is at risk because of the outbreak of violence...

 

Israelis find no trace of missing teens; group using ISIS's name claims abduction

JERUSALEM -- The Israeli army moved additional forces to the West Bank Saturday as it intensified a search for three missing Jewish teenagers believed to have been seized by Palestinian militants. “Our boys were kidnapped by a terrorist...

 

Business book reviews: Emily Post’s The Etiquette Advantage in Business and Management

Emily Post’s The Etiquette Advantage in Business Peter Post with Anna Post, Lizzie Post and Daniel Post Senning (William Morrow, $30) In today’s workplace, manners still matter, and civility still counts. In a rush to empty the inbox, we can forget...

 

Business book reviews: Emily Post’s The Etiquette Advantage in Business and Management

Emily Post’s The Etiquette Advantage in Business Peter Post with Anna Post, Lizzie Post and Daniel Post Senning (William Morrow, $30) In today’s workplace, manners still matter, and civility still counts. In a rush to empty the inbox, we can forget...

 

Brazil investigates alleged assault of US tourist

SAO PAULO Police are investigating the alleged assault of an American woman visiting the Brazilian World Cup host city of Cuiaba, but a medical examiner's report said Saturday there were no indications that she was raped, as earlier feared. A Cuiaba...

 

Schnurman: Why move to Plano? Toyota has to get better

Toyota is coming to Texas on the rebound, and the area’s newest corporate citizen needs a boost. That may sound surprising, given that Toyota sold almost 10 million vehicles worldwide last year, a record high that led the industry. The Japan-based...

 

Israelis find no trace of missing teens; group using ISIS's name claims abduction

JERUSALEM The Israeli army moved additional forces to the West Bank Saturday as it intensified a search for three missing Jewish teenagers believed to have been seized by Palestinian militants. “Our boys were kidnapped by a terrorist...

 

Dallas Entrepreneur Center makes great strides in its first year

A year ago Thursday, the Dallas Entrepreneur Center opened its doors to serve entrepreneurs and startups in North Texas. Known as the DEC, the nonprofit has become an integral part of the startup community, joining early movers such as Dallas business...

 

The Five: Foods to avoid to maximize work productivity

A local expert provides five recommendations on a topic useful to small business owners. This week, corporate wellness and nutritionist Elizabeth Naylor talked to staff writer Hanah Cho about five foods to avoid for maximizing work productivity....

 
Argentina coach Sabella: referees are only human

Argentina coach Sabella: referees are only human

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella has defended World Cup referees, saying they have a tough and thankless job. Match officials have already faced fierce criticism over a series of disputed decisions, including a penalty for host...

 
England and Italy 1-1 at halftime at World Cup

England and Italy 1-1 at halftime at World Cup

MANAUS, Brazil -- Daniel Sturridge scored an equalizer for England two minutes after Claudio Marchisio had given Italy the lead to leave the two teams drawing 1-1 at halftime on Saturday in Group D at the World Cup. Sturridge tapped in a cross from...

 

The Padfone X is a tablet and a smartphone, all in one box and for a fairly low price

Most of my friends who own iPads also own iPhones. Apple bet that users would find enough differences between those devices that consumers would want both — and Apple was right. I think it’s rare that a person owns a tablet and not a smartphone (Hi,...

 

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