Google Inc. said planned job cuts at its Motorola Mobility mobile phone unit will cost about $340 million (around Rs.1,770 crore today) in severance and other costs in the third quarter and it warned of further restructuring that may result in Ã¢â‚¬Å“significantÃ¢â‚¬Â charges.
Nasdaq suffered its second high-profile embarrassment in six months when it was forced to cancel trades in Kraft Foods Inc. after a trading glitch caused the companyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s shares to soar nearly 30 per cent.
Public school teachers in Chicago voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new three-year contract, ending a bitter dispute with Mayor Rahm Emanuel over school reforms that prompted the first strike of city teachers in 25 years.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“Most people think peanut butter, they think jelly,Ã¢â‚¬Â Brian Huston, chef de cuisine at ChicagoÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s The Publican, told The Daily. And why not? According to the National Peanut Board, the average child scarfs down 1,500 PB&Js before he or she graduates high school. But should the gooey goodness Ã¢â‚¬â€ consumed by 90 percent of American households Ã¢â‚¬â€ be exiled solely to the land of brown-bag cafeteria lunch swaps? Huston doesnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t think so; he likes to add it as a thickener to his salad dressings. Ã¢â‚¬Å“ItÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s like using buttermilk,Ã¢â‚¬Â he explained, Ã¢â‚¬Å“but with that salty, peanut buttery taste.Ã¢â‚¬Â As for the age-old crunchy vs. creamy debate, Huston still wrestles with his inner-child: Ã¢â‚¬Å“For the dressing… creamy. But if I were still in school and someone made me a sandwich, IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢d go crunchy.Ã¢â‚¬Â