Author: Gabriela Motroc
Weatherford International PLC has agreed to sell its drilling- fluids and engineered-chemistry businesses to an affiliate of Berkshire Hathaway’s Lubrizol Corporation unit.

 Author: Staff Reporter
Deutsche Bank has predicted the Reserve Bank will cut the cash rate in 2015 to control rising unemployment and the effects of weak household income growth.

 Author: Staff Reporter
Google Santa Tracker is back with new coding course, geography games and scenes that will change every day from December 1 until Christmas.

 Author: Staff Reporter
Over 6,000 people have died from Ebola, not almost 7,000 as earlier announced, the World Health Organisation reports.

 Author: Staff Reporter
The Reserve Bank might cut official interest rates amid concern that the economy may slow down more than expected in 2015.

 Author: Gabriela Motroc
CoinJar is yet another Australian start-up which chose to move its headquarters to the United Kingdom in an expansion bid which will help it access the country’s financial sector. After fellow Aussie start-up Atlassian left Australia and relocated to the U.K. in early 2014, the bitcoin trading platform chose to follow in its footsteps and chose London thanks to the more favourable taxation arrangement it offers.

 Author: Staff Reporter
Russian leader Vladimir Putin has been shirt fronted not by Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott at the G20 summit, but by the majority of Western Nations which rushed into accusing him of being behind the downing of MH17, as well as behind conflicts in Ukraine and Syria.

 Author: Gabriela Motroc
The giving season has inspired Australians to volunteer more and one sector is receiving plenty of attention: virtual volunteering.

 Author: Staff Reporter
Gone are the days when the only way to supress global warming was to reduce greenhouse gas emissions; now, researchers around the world explore distinct climate interventions that could be used in extreme circumstances.

 Author: Ashley Jessen
The OPEC meeting in Vienna on Thursday night provided a sombre outlook for Crude Oil bulls, as the decision was clearly laid down that production levels would not be lowered (30 million barrels of oil per day), despite the perceived glut of oil currently stockpiled around the world, sending the price of oil down over six per cent and wiping off hundreds of millions of dollars off our key energy stocks. The Aussie 200 Index finished the day down 87.9 points with the Energy sector plummeting an incredible 8.27%.

 Author: Gabriela Motroc
Silicon Valley may be the “global mecca for technology and entrepreneurs,” as Forbes contributor Jason Lim asserts, but other regions across the world have accelerated their efforts to create their own blooming ecosystem of technological innovation. One example of an expanding and fierce tech capital competitor is Melbourne.

 Author: Gabriela Motroc
iPhone 5C, Apple’s first foray into the colourful, plasticphones may soon be discontinued.

 Author: Gabriela Motroc
Citigroup’s chief economist claims that gold is a commodity like bitcoin and other digital currencies.

 Author: Staff Reporter
Staff at Samsung Electronics fear the weak smartphone performance might cost the company many jobs.