Manufacturing and trade business inventories rose 0.4 percent in December, just shy of the consensus forecast, the U.S. Commerce Department said Tuesday. Economists had expected a 0.5 percent rise from the previous month.
Apple's iPhone and iPad assembly lines in China's Shenzhen region on Monday were opened to outside inspections in a bid by Apple to counter labor abuse allegations.
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Instagram, the newest social media craze - available for free in the mobile App Store - allows users to edit photos taken on their smartphone cameras using a variety of filters - from sepia tones to 1970s-inspired hues - which transform ordinary snapshots into professional-quality photos. Users can then share these pictures via Instagram, as well as through their Twitter and Facebook accounts.
Faded online social network Myspace said Monday it was getting a second wind due to the popularity of a freshly launched online music player.
He will be inaugurated as the 2013 chairman during the 2012 USHCC National Convention and Business Expl, which will be held in September in Los Angeles.