Baker Hughes's Oil Drilling App Rocks Engineers

July 29 (Bloomberg) -- Joel Tarver, senior manager for digital marketing at oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc., envisioned a video game application that would appeal to geeks and roughnecks. After getting the go-ahead from supervisors, Tarver along with support from a few team members developed Bit-Tacular. The game, which is available for free through Apple Inc.'s iTunes store, challenges players to break through neon-colored boulders with the aid of whirling drill bits. (Source: Bloomberg)
Japan Retail Stocks Face 'Lot of Downside Risk': Smith
32:52 - Scott Darling, a strategist at CLSA Ltd. in Tokyo, talks about Japan's stock and economy. Japanese household spending Friday showed an unexpected drop in June. Smith speaks with Yvonne Man on Bloomberg Television's "First Up." (Source: Bloomberg)
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