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Business 22 Oct 2009 | 12:00 AM

Microsoft hopes for a fresh start with Windows 7

Microsoft Corp.'s newest version of Windows has arrived. Windows 7 is available on new computers, and as an upgrade for some older PCs.

Business 04 Oct 2009 | 12:00 AM

Recession-stung stores plan old-fashioned holiday

NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stores are turning back the clock, conjuring images of hearth and home as they stock their holiday merchandise.

Business 25 Jul 2009 | 12:00 AM

Up close and personal with David Gill

IT takes a big man to fill the shoes of Manchester United FC's (Man U) chief executive position, and at well over six feet tall, David Gill cuts a colossal figure. A warm smile and firm handshake confirm his reputation as a really down to earth and nice guy.

Business 18 Jul 2009 | 12:00 AM

Entrepreneurship requires four areas of mastery

Roshan Thiran says entrepreneurship is noteasy, but it can be learned by everyone.

Business 09 Jul 2009 | 12:00 AM

US chicken feet being booted out of China

CHICAGO: China and the United States are kicking up a trade war over chicken in which Beijing effectively has given the boot to millions of dollars worth of US chicken, about half of which is chicken feet.

Business 07 Jul 2009 | 12:00 AM

Ultra-thin TV sets that come off the wall only one inch?

NEW YORK: Lee Richman installs high-end home theater systems that can cost as much as $170,000. Lately, he's noticed that some of his clients - or their interior designers - are perking up when they hear about ultra-slim TV sets, which come off the wall only about an inch (2.5 centimeters).

Business 03 Jun 2009 | 12:00 AM

Acer to offer Google's Android in netbook PCs

TAIPEI: Small new netbook computers from Acer Inc. will come with Google Inc.'s Android operating system if buyers desire, instead of Windows from Microsoft Corp.

Business 13 May 2009 | 12:00 AM

China's downturn batters private entrepreneurs

BEIJING (AP) - Surviving the slump is a lonely struggle for the small, private businesses that once drove China's boom.

Business 04 Apr 2009 | 12:00 AM

McCann Malaysia aims to keep up with the speed of change

McCann Worldgroup Malaysia has been one of the advertising agencies to watch over the last few years. Powered by a solid management team, it seems to have achieved a good balance between being business-oriented and creative-driven.

Business 16 Mar 2009 | 12:00 AM

Ali hangs up boots for sports goods stores

INITIALLY, Ali Hassan Mohd Hassan aspired to be a national football player but that did not pan out after several of his friends, who were in the national squad in the late 80s, advised against it.