Bill Gates, the world's richest man, led a group of philanthropists in vowing to plow $2 billion into clean energy through personal investments and a new fund to be set up next year.
SYDNEY—Australia's central bank kept interest rates at a record-low 2.0% on Tuesday rather than cutting them to nurse a fragile economy.
During the Thanksgiving weekend, 103 million people shopped online compared with 102 million who went to stores, the National Retail Federation said.
Weak domestic demand has weighed upon Indian manufacturing activity, leading the sector to its weakest pace of growth in two years.
... * J.K. Shin to cede day-to-day handset business role. * Smartphone business struggling despite product revamp. * Analysts say move does not point to major strategic shift (Updates with comments from analysts, background).