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Wall Street up as data complicates Fed policy decision
Investment | | 6. September, 2013

U.S. stocks rose at the open on Friday, putting the S&P 500 on track for its fourth straight day of gains, as a weaker-than-expected payrolls report complicated the Federal Reserve’s impending decision on whether to scale back its massive monetary stimulus later this month.

The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI rose 49.69 points or 0.33 percent, to 14,987.17, the S&P 500 .SPX gained 6.63 points or 0.4 percent, to 1,661.71 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 13.311 points or 0.36 percent, to 3,672.096.

(Reporting by Rodrigo Campos; Editing by Bernadette Baum)

 

 

Source: www.reuters.com

Asha to Ashes: Microsoft’s emerging market conundrum

Microsoft Corp’s acquisition of Nokia’s handset business gives the software behemoth control of its main Windows smartphone partner, but leaves a question mark over the bigger business it has bought: Nokia’s cheap and basic phones that still dominate emerging markets like India.

Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer has said he sees such phones – of which Nokia shipped more than 50 million last quarter – as an entree to more expensive fare. (more…)

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St up as data complicates Fed policy decision
Investment | | 6. September, 2013

(Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose at the open on Friday, putting the S&P 500 on track for its fourth straight day of gains, as a weaker-than-expected payrolls report complicated the Federal Reserve’s impending decision on whether to scale back its massive monetary stimulus later this month.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 49.69 points or 0.33 percent, to 14,987.17, the S&P 500 gained 6.63 points or 0.4 percent, to 1,661.71 and the Nasdaq Composite added 13.311 points or 0.36 percent, to 3,672.096.

 

Source: www.reuters.com

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs. Galaxy S4
Emerging Technology | | 6. September, 2013

Samsung’s scorched earth mobile strategy has its share of critics. But if you’re going to harp on Samsung for trying anything, everything, and all the spaces in between, you also have to acknowledge that the company has two major flagship smartphones that can each command the full attention of the tech world. How many smartphone makers can you say that about? Let’s compare the latest versions of those two premier phones, the Galaxy Note 3 and the Galaxy S4.

The Galaxy S4 is pretty big for a smartphone, but it still doesn’t hold a candle to Samsung’s hulking phablet, the Note 3. The Note is about ten percent taller, 13 percent wider, and five percent thicker

 

 

Source: www.gizmag.com

Interview: Lamborghini’s CEO Stephan Winkelmann and Design Director Filippo Perini
Emerging Technology | | 6. September, 2013

Italian supercar maker Lamborghini is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2013 and Gizmag recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Lamborghini’s CEO Stephan Winkelmann and Design Director Filippo Perini for a fascinating insight into one of the automotive world’s most exotic brands.

Stephan Winkelmann, Lamborghini President and CEO

As private helicopters fly over head transporting uber rich and elite individuals to and from events during Monterey Car Week, Lamborghini President/CEO, Stephan Winkelmann and myself wait for the chopper wash and reverberations to dissipate. As the helicopter disappears over the hills we begin our interview with the man who’s been the face of Lamborghini since 2005. (more…)

Philips unveils M1X-DJ Sound System for iPad
Emerging Technology | | 6. September, 2013

Electronics firm Philips has teamed-up with Dutch trance music maestro Armin van Buuren to produce the M1X-DJ Sound System: a combined DJ controller and sound system for iPad.

Philips has prior form for such a device, and the M1X-DJ bears a resemblance, functionally at least, to the company’s FWP3200D. Billed as a ghettoblaster for the modern age, the unit combines three 80-watt speakers and the necessary connectivity and DJ features that set it apart from a simple speaker dock. (more…)

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Start Ups | | 29. August, 2013

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