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U.S. world's largest wind market
America wind powerWednesday August 7, 2013 2:08PM ET
The Energy Department released two reports showcasing record growth across the U.S. wind market. The United States continues to be one of the world's largest and fastest growing wind markets, according to those report.
New iPad to blame for slow tablets shipments
TabletsWednesday August 7, 2013 1:00PM ET
Worldwide shipments of tablet computers slowed down in the second quarter because Apple didn't release a new model of its trend-setting iPad, according to IDC.
Ads made Super Bowl favorite Canadian sport
Super BowlWednesday August 7, 2013 11:00AM ET
The home of the Super Bowl is America, but there are more online searches for Super Bowl commercials in Canada than anywhere else in the world. The reason for search: ads.
U.K. house prices will continue to increase
U.K. house pricesWednesday August 7, 2013 8:30AM ET
U.K. house prices rose for a sixth month in July and will continue to increase, according to Halifax. Home values increased 0.9% from the previous month to an average 169,624 pounds ($260,212), said th Lloyds Banking Group.
Difference in phone call prices across the EU: 774%
EU phone callsWednesday August 7, 2013 7:49AM ET
Mobile users across the European Union face huge price differences for the same services. The biggest price difference is in domestic mobile calls: a 774% difference between Lithuania, the cheapest country, and Netherlands, the most expensive.
Canada trade deficit fell significantly
Canada tradeWednesday August 7, 2013 5:59AM ET
Canada trade deficit narrowed to $469 million in June compared with $781 million in May, according to Statistics Canada. Exports to the United States grew 1.5 percent to $29.4 billion.
EU set rules for sows in stalls, 50% of countries not compliant
PigsWednesday August 7, 2013 3:11AM ET
Seven months after the European Union introduced a ban on keeping sows in stalls, except for the first month of pregnancy, 50 percent of EU countries have failed to obey the rule.
KwaZulu-Natal paid $2.8m for jazz festival that never took place
Jazz FestivalTuesday August 6, 2013 9:40AM ET
The KwaZulu-Natal government paid $2.8 million (R28 million) for a jazz festival in Durban that never took place, the Sunday Tribune online reported.
New Bosphorus tunnel to make transport of goods easier
IstanbulTuesday August 6, 2013 8:19AM ET
Turkey has completed a trial run of a rail tunnel under the Bosphorus connecting Istanbul's European and Asian sides. The tunnel is part of a $5 billion Marmaray project.
Underwater minerals to transform The Cook Islands economy
Cook IslandsTuesday August 6, 2013 7:10AM ET
The Cook Islands plans to transform into one of the world's richest countries by sending robots to the sea floor to collect minerals believed to be worth tens of billions of dollars.
Irish companies doing better if export-oriented
IrelandTuesday August 6, 2013 3:06AM ET
Most companies in Ireland are managing to grow or maintain their sales and cutting number of employees by only 10%, according to the Business Monitor.
SEC charges former GMCR employee in $7m insider trading scheme
Insider tradingMonday August 5, 2013 11:59AM ET
SEC announced insider trading charges against a former systems administrator at Green Mountain Coffee Roasters who repeatedly obtained quarterly earnings data and traded in advance of its public release.