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BlackBerry launches Classic in last-ditch effort

...on the hardware side, BlackBerry partnered with Foxconn, the Taiwanese company that assembles products in vast factories in China. Foxconn, known for its manufacturing contract work on Apple's iPhones and iPads, jointly designs and manufactures most...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-17/blackberry-launches-classi
Putin's plunge

...bloodshed, is largely a result of Putin's despotic, intransigent support for the butchering Assad regime.Together with China, Putin has been able to block any significant move toward peace in the world through the United Nations.Instead of playing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-12-18/putins-plunge
Rants & Raves

...drastically cut our pollution, which will cost billions of dollars and hurt our economy while at the same time agreeing that China does not have to cut their pollution? At least pretend you're looking out for the best interests of our country. LIBERALS...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-16/rants-raves
Answers to last week's Delphi exercise offer possible peeks into our future

...United States, at $18 trillion, with China second at about $11 trillion. Japan...it is above. The most common answer is China. My answer is the United States. For a period in the 2020s, China's GDP may pass the United States, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-12-14/answers-last-wee
McDonald's monthly sales falls, stung by ongoing US weakness and China food-safety scandal

...aren't isolated to the U.S. In Asia, the company has been trying to bounce back since the summer, when a TV report in China showed workers at one of its suppliers repackaging meat that was alleged to be expired. The claim has not been publicly confirmed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-08/mcdonalds-monthly-sales-fa
Swedish skier Maria Pietilae-Holmner wins World Cup slalom event

...five hundredths of a second inside Bowe's time. Li Qishi of China's third place was enough to send her alone to the top of the...into third.? In Shanghai, South Korea's Sin Da Woon and China's Fan Kexin won races Saturday at the ISU short-track speedskating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-12-13/swedish-skier-maria-
US factory output eclipses pre-recession high

...senior U.S. economist at Capital Economics.Japan has slipped into recession. Tepid growth has trapped much of Europe. China, the world's industrial behemoth, is trying to tighten credit and reform its opaque financial sector. The rising value...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-15/us-factory-output-eclipses
More than 600 graduate in GRU fall commencement ceremony

...more than 600 graduates to leave with Saturday. Roques, vice president and chief financial officer for Coca-Cola Greater China and Korea, said trying won't be enough to succeed in today's world."What I want to tell you today is that you do not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-13/more-600-graduate-gru-fall-c
Overtime

...Saturday's free skate with a personal best score.Hanyu barely qualified for the final after struggling in his past two events following a scary on-ice collision with another skater during warm-ups at the Cup of China in November.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-12-13/overtime
Fed likely to note gains but signal no rate increase

...inflation ? should outweigh the other. Complicating the decision is that other major central banks ? in Europe, Japan and China, for example ? are moving in the reverse direction to keep rates down to support slowing economies. When central banks move...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-15/fed-likely-note-gains-sign