Indian bitcoin company raises $1.5 million from U.S., Indian investors
NEW YORK Unocoin, a Bangalore-based bitcoin startup, has raised $1.5 million in funding from a mix of Indian and U.S. investors, the company announced on Thursday.
WASHINGTON Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives voiced concerns at a closed-door meeting on Tuesday about "the lack of spending cuts" in the Senate-passed "fiscal cliff" bill, a senior aide said.
The more than two-hour meeting ended with no decision on when the House may consider the bill and on what changes Republicans may offer. "Conversations with members will continue throughout the afternoon on a path forward," said Rory Cooper, a spokesman for Republican leader Eric Cantor, the party's No. 2 in the House.
Cooper said at the meeting House Speaker John Boehner and Cantor "laid out options to members and listened to feedback. The lack of spending cuts in the Senate bill was a universal concern among members in today's meeting."
(Reporting by Thomas Ferraro; Editing by Jackie Frank)
BHUBANESWAR, India Tata Steel Ltd is making good progress on acquiring the land it needs to double the capacity of its newest steel plant in Odisha to meet growing demand in the country, a company executive said.
TOKYO Japan's core consumer prices fell in the year to August, a sixth straight month of declines and a daunting challenge for the Bank of Japan's relaunched stimulus campaign.