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Spyker CEO denies joint Genii bid for Saab
January 17, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Dutch sports car maker Spyker (SPYKR.AS) denied on Sunday it had plans to jointly bid for General Motors’ GM.UL Saab with Luxembourg investment firm Genii Capital.

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Camargo reiterates Cimpor interest after rebuff
January 17, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Brazil’s Camargo Correa Group reiterated its interest in cement maker Cimpor (CPR.LS) on Sunday and said it was pondering its options after the Portuguese stock market regulator turned down its merger proposal.

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The last word in astrology: 1/18/10
January 17, 2010 – 11:00 pm

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Jesse L. Martin, 41; Jane Horrocks, 46; Mark Messier, 49; Kevin Costner, 55

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The last word in astrology: 1/17/10
January 16, 2010 – 11:00 pm

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Zooey Deschanel, 30; Kid Rock, 39; Jim Carrey, 48; Susanna Hoffs, 51

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Care for a bite out of the Great Wall of China?
January 16, 2010 – 11:00 pm

The Great Wall never looked so tasty: a team of Chinese confectioners have built a 10 meter (33 ft) long replica of the structure entirely out of chocolate in a bid to entice Chinese to eat more of the sweet stuff.

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Hunger for success still there says Federer
January 16, 2010 – 11:00 pm

A year after Rafa Nadal reduced Roger Federer to bitter tears by dashing his hopes of a record-equaling 14th grand slam at the Rod Laver Arena, life has come full circle for the Swiss maestro.

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Perfect day for Janka, Miller falls
January 16, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Switzerland’s Carlo Janka continued his impressive World Cup season by winning the prestigious downhill at Wengen on Saturday while twice former champion Bode Miller crashed meters from the finish.

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Zettel wins at last while Vonn’s jinx continues
January 16, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Austria’s Kathrin Zettel claimed her first World Cup victory of the season in Maribor on Saturday while Lindsey Vonn’s giant slalom woes continued.

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Denney and Barrett clinch pairs title and Olympic spot
January 16, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Caydee Denney and Jeremy Barrett won the pairs title at the United States figure skating championships on Saturday, clinching a spot on the U.S. squad for next month’s Vancouver Olympics.

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Bush powers Saints past Cardinals
January 16, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Two touchdowns from an explosive Reggie Bush helped the New Orleans Saints to a 45-14 win over the Arizona Cardinals, sweeping them into the NFC Championship game.

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Music downloads giving way to streaming services
January 16, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Apple remains the world’s dominant digital music retailer, but it’s a distinction that might be of decreasing significance as the digital market transforms from a model based on a la carte downloads to one of streaming access. Indeed, Apple’s late-year acquisition of streaming music provider Lala points to the company’s own expected shift in that direction.

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Globe nominees benefit long after the show is over
January 16, 2010 – 11:00 pm

One of the surprises when the Golden Globes nominations were announced in December 2008 was the attention given “The Reader,” a Holocaust drama that earned nods for best picture, director, screenplay and actress Kate Winslet.

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