It’s an old pattern by now. Phase 1: Apple introduces some new gadget. The bloggers and the industry tell us why it’ll fail. Phase 2: It goes on sale. The public goes nuts for it. Phase 3: Every company and its brother gets to work on a copycat.
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Though investors are elated about Apple's performance — its market cap has risen nearly 75% in the past year, to make it the second most valuable U.S. company — there's also quite a bit of uncertainty.
Bluewater Productions, famous for its "straight from the headlines"-style graphic novels on everyone from Sarah Palin to Lady Gaga, is releasing a comic book about the world's youngest self-made billionaire.
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Driving his black Mercedes-Benz over the Fourth of July weekend, a Morgan Stanley Smith Barney broker, Martin Joel Erzinger, hit a cyclist, leaving the rider seriously injured on the side of the road, the New York Times reports.
The world of business is now immersing itself into the social networking phenomena both for external, internal and combined communications. Yet, the immersion is still a challenge for the majority of organizations as they look to build these technologies into the fabric of their business culture.
After months of rumors and speculation Amazon s launching its long-anticipated instant video streaming service — a direct competitor to Netflix.
An estimated half a million American seniors have moved overseas to retire, and that number is growing. Some relocate abroad to get a bigger bang for their ever-shrinking retirement buck. Others go in search of adventure.
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Renren.com plans to list in the US this year in a deal that could make the Chinese company one of the world’s first social networking sites the public can invest in. The FT reports.
A ruling by a federal district court of appeals earlier this week might have significantly affected the lawsuit brought about by former NCAA college football and basketball players against the NCAA, Collegiate Licensing and Electronic Arts for including their likenesses in EA games without being compensated.
Nordstrom's decision to acquire online retailer HauteLook is just the latest example of the shake-up that is going in the designer goods market. Fashion designers are scrambling to play catch up with their online strategies now that more luxury customers are demanding it.
The collective buying model can successfully drive thousands of one-time customers to a location, yet little research or analysis has been done to determine if daily deal sites are driving the right type of customer – one that comes back at full price.
The heavy call volume in the February expiry would appear to say yes. But unfortunately for Apple investors, a closer look at the activity suggests otherwise.
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Some simple software lets just about anyone sitting next to you at your local coffee shop watch you browse the Web and even assume your identity online. Te New York Times reports.
After two consistent years of negative growth, investors in the video game industry are hoping for things to start turning around in 2011, but they may have to wait a little longer for that to happen.
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