Business growth in China and across Europe slowed this month, surveys showed on Thursday, providing more evidence that the world economy is stuttering and may need more monetary stimulus to keep it going. Euro zone private business activity expanded slower than expected in August, despite widespread price cutting.
This is before the full effects of sanctions imposed on and by Russia over Ukraine are felt. - Full Article
The Ice Bucket Challenge has been a juggernaut this summer.
Everyone in your Facebook feed — from Tim Cook to your parents — is pouring ice water on their heads to raise awareness and money for ALS research.
But besides the ALS Association, which has raised more than $15.6 million in just a few weeks, there has been another big beneficiary: Facebook. - Full Article