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(MENAFN - AFP) Investors in Australia Wednesday gave the thumbs down to BHP Billiton's annual profit result and plans to spin off parts of its business, with its shares slumping more than four percent at the open.

The sell-off followed a similar scenario in London, where the firm is also listed, after the world's biggest miner reported weaker-than-expected underlying earnings ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) A political strategist who ran US President Barack Obama's winning campaign in 2008 has hopped on board at controversial smartphone car-hailing service Uber.

The move signals that Uber has no intention of backing down in the face of growing pressure from regulators and traditional taxi operators intent on putting the brakes on Internet-age car services.

David ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) McDonald's Tuesday became the latest food giant to enter the retail coffee market, announcing plans to market a variety of coffee products under its McCafe brand.

Partnering with food giant Kraft, the fast-food chain will market ground coffee, whole bean and single-cup products at supermarkets and other stores for home brewing. The products will be launched ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Austria's health ministry gave the all-clear Tuesday evening after regional authorities earlier reported two suspected cases of Ebola in two men recently returned from Nigeria.

"The test results in both cases were negative," the health ministry said.

The news came hours after the governor of Upper Austria province, Josef Puehringer, said two men who ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) World oil prices fell Tuesday, with the New York benchmark below $95 a barrel for the first time since January ahead of the weekly US inventories report and the contract's expiration.

West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for delivery in September tumbled $1.93, closing at $94.48 a barrel.

In London Brent North Sea crude for October delivery, the key European ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Botox-maker Allergan has approached Salix Pharmaceuticals about a potential takeover that could scuttle Valeant Pharmaceuticals' hostile bid for Allergan, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.

Allergan contacted Salix and at least one other pharmaceutical company about a potential deal, the Journal said, citing unnamed sources.

A large Allergan acquisition ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) The African Development Bank on Tuesday pledged $60 million (45 million euros) to help fight the worst-ever outbreak of Ebola which is raging across west Africa.

The aid will help authorities in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria to strengthen their surveillance and response systems to halt the spread of the deadly disease, president Donald Kaberuka ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) The Czech Republic launched its answer to Bitcoin on Tuesday when new virtual currency CzechCrownCoin started trading.

"Early this afternoon we put a first test run of 100,000 coins on the market," CZC project head Ladislav Faith told AFP.

"The total number of coins has been set at 100 million."

Virtual currencies have becoming increasingly popular ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Former Microsoft chief Steven Ballmer on Tuesday said he is stepping down as a member of the software giant's board of directors.

Ballmer made his decision public a month after his successor, Satya Nadella, announced unprecedented job cuts at the US technology firm as it worked to adapt to a "mobile first, cloud first" world.

"Given my confidence and ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Arab Bank, on trial in New York for allegedly supporting terrorism, is one of the biggest and most prestigious Arab banking giants in the world.

Founded in 1930 by Abdel Hamid Shoman, a Palestinian from Jerusalem who worked as a peddlar in New York then returned home to start his empire, it started out as the first private sector financial institution in the ...

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