BlackBerry Posts Surprise Profit

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BlackBerry reported a surprise quarterly profit but revenue fell well short of expectations.

ECB Staff Complain of Burnout

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The union that represents workers at the European Central Bank has said that acute understaffing at the institution is leading to employee burnout.

Europe's Cargo Ships Diverted to Sea Rescues

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The waves of African and Middle Eastern seaborne migrants attempting to reach Europe are causing a little-noticed but serious problem for the mercantile ships that ply the Mediterranean.

New Services Cloud AT&T's Bet on Pay TV

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AT&T knew it was buying a melting ice cube when it agreed to acquire satellite-TV company DirecTV last year for $49 billion. But recent moves by HBO, Apple and the NFL have turned the temperature up a few degrees.

Japan Robot Maker Fanuc Reveals Secrets

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Fanuc, which helps make iPhones and Teslas, is opening its doors after long eschewing investor contacts.

Dow Chemical to Split Off Chlorine Ops

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Dow Chemical said it will split off a significant portion of its chlorine business and merge it with Olin in a deal valued at $5 billion.

Mobile Alters Landscape Where Google Operates

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Smartphone users spend most of their time in apps rather than Web browsing. But among those who search, Google has a big share.

China's Cnooc Posts Higher Annual Profit

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China’s Cnooc is pledging to boost efficiencies at its overseas operations this year as falling oil prices have hit its increasingly global portfolio. The company said profit rose 6.6% in 2014.

Apps Meerkat, Periscope in Race for Live-Video Supremacy

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Live-video streaming apps Meerkat and the newly introduced Periscope are going head-to-head in a race to become the dominant way for social-media users to broadcast their surroundings.

India Rises as Importer of Coal

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India has recently been taking advantage of a global price slump to import more coal, while China is seeking to rely more on domestic sources.

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