Manhattan Rental Vacancy Hits 3-Yr High As Rentals Climb To Record
September 13 2012 1:04 PM EDT
Citi Habitats, the city's largest rental brokerage, said Manhattan's residential vacancy rate jumped to a three-year high in August as rents continued to escalate.
iPhone 5: What Items Were Missing In Apple’s New Smartphone?
September 13 2012 11:11 AM EDT
When the first customers for the iPhone 5 from Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL), the world's most valuable technology company, get their new products next Friday, chances are they’ll rave over the latest model, the upgrade for the nearly year-old iPhone 4S. But some anticipated items are absent, like an upgrade to Siri, NFC and biometric security.
Steve Wozniak, Apple Co-Founder, On iPhone 5 Patent Litigation: 'I Hate It'
September 13 2012 10:56 AM EDT
Steve Wozniak, the programmer and computer engineer who helped launch what would later become Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL), didn't have the best things to say about his former company when the subject of Apple's recent legal battle with Samsung (KRX:005930) came up, even as he expressed his anticipation for purchasing the new iPhone 5. Speaking to Bloomberg about Wednesday's launch of the highly anticipated iPhone 5 unveiling, Wozniak praised the iPhone 5, but also commented on the recent ...
Apple Shares Leap To New Record As Goldman, Others Up Target Prices
September 13 2012 9:25 AM EDT
Shares of Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL), the world's most valuable technology company, rose 1 percent in Thursday trading after several analysts at firms including Goldman Sachs (NYSEL GS) boosted their price targets for the Cupertino, Calif.-based company, citing potential sales of the iPhone 5.
Ping To Cease Operations From Sept 30
September 13 2012 6:50 AM EDT
Come Sept. 30 and Ping, the social music network from Apple, will cease operations after adding social-network integration to iTunes, CNET has reported.
Cabinet to Consider Aviation FDI on Friday
September 13 2012 5:57 AM EDT
The cabinet will consider a proposal on Friday to allow foreign airlines to buy stakes in local carriers, moving forward with a much-delayed reform that could revitalise debt-ridden domestic carriers.
Get the Body and Winning Form of Athletes with the Adidas Techniques
September 13 2012 3:04 AM EDT
The Adidas sports apparel line has been valued for both function and performance. Adidas has been an athlete's best friend and key to his or her winning and pride all these years.
Top After-Market Nasdaq Movers (SciClone, Infinera, Sanmina-SCI, Achillion, Glu Mobile, Ericsson, NXP, NetSpend, KIT digital, Air Methods)
September 13 2012 1:29 AM EDT
The top after-market Nasdaq gainers Wednesday were SciClone Pharmaceuticals Inc, Infinera Corporation, Sanmina-SCI Corporation, Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc and Glu Mobile. The top after-market Nasdaq losers were Ericsson, NXP Semiconductors N.V., NetSpend Holdings Inc, KIT digital Inc and Air Methods Corporation.
Apple Stock Recovers Amidst iPhone 5 Hype After Pre-Announcement Drop
September 12 2012 10:59 PM EDT
Shares of Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) jumped Wednesday during its highly anticipated unveiling of a host of new high-profile software and hardware products, including the iPhone 5, in San Francisco.
US Homebuilder Stocks Surge, But Will It Last?
September 12 2012 5:42 PM EDT
One of the best-performing sectors this year was also one of the hardest hit by the recession: homebuilders, whose stocks have outpaced the broader market with a modest rebound in home prices and increased demand for properties, but much of recovery has unevenly benefited the luxury sector.
iPhone 5 Event Hyped On Twitter: Android Fans Get Nasty After Apple Announcement
September 12 2012 4:37 PM EDT
Apple has finally unveiled the release date for its long awaited iPhone 5, confirming the rumors about its design, features and tech specs that have been circulating the Internet. Undoubtedly, Web surfers were buzzing with excitement, sharing their opinions through social media.
iPhone 5 Intro: SumOfUs Renews ‘Slave Labor’ Charges Vs. Apple
September 12 2012 4:07 PM EDT
Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL), the world's most valuable technology company, continues to abuse workers in China who assemble its iPhone 5 and other products, liberal watchdog group SumOfUs.org charged on Wednesday.
Forget Pricey Apple, Here Are Some 'Boring' Retail Stocks That Have Outperformed The Tech Giant
September 12 2012 3:55 PM EDT
Considering that the price of one share of Apple is about the same price as its unlocked iPhone (the one that allows you to switch carriers), there are less exciting, less expensive stocks out there that have done as well or better.
Apple iTunes 11 Unveiled With Dramatic Redesign, Improved iCloud Integration; Release Date In 'Late October'
September 12 2012 3:35 PM EDT
Apple revealed the long-anticipated iTunes 11 at its press conference today, highlighting new features that update the available cloud media services along with a sleek redesign of the media player itself. The announced changes largely focused on greater integration between different Apple mobile devices and computers, complete with a fully integrated iCloud service.
McDonald's Adds Calorie Counts To Menus
September 12 2012 2:27 PM EDT
McDonald's customers across the U.S. will know how many calories they're shoving down their gullet every time they order a Big Mac, as the fast food giant announced starting Monday it will post calorie counts alongside all items listed on its menu.
Apple iOS 6 Release Date Comes Two Days Before iPhone 5 Launch On Wednesday, Sept. 19
September 12 2012 2:09 PM EDT
At Apple's media event in San Francisco on Wednesday, the Cupertino, Calif.-based computer company announced the newest mobile operating system for iPhone, iPad and iPod -- also known as iOS 6 -- will launch two days prior to the intended release date for the iPhone 5, on Wednesday, Sept. 19. The iPhone 5 will release that Friday, Sept. 21. We anticipated Apple would announce the release date of iOS 6 at today's media event. Apple iOS 6 Release Date Comes Two Days Before iPhone 5 Launch On...
More Homeowners Rise Above Underwater Mortgages In 2Q: CoreLogic
September 12 2012 1:59 PM EDT
The number of U.S. homeowners with negative equity, or underwater mortgages, fell in the second quarter as home prices increased and inventory fell, foreclosure data firm CoreLogic said Wednesday.
BAE Systems Soars 11% On Talk Of Tie-Up With Airbus Parent EADS
September 12 2012 1:31 PM EDT
U.K. defense contractor BAE Systems PLC (PINK: BAESY) said it's in talks with European Aeronautic, Defence & Space Co., the parent of Airbus SAS, about a possible merger that would create a European counterweight to U.S. companies including The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA).
Apple Introduces iPhone 5, Refreshes Year-old Product Line
September 12 2012 1:29 PM EDT
Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL), the world's most valuable technology company, introduced its iPhone 5, the successor to the best-selling iPhone 4S, on all three major U.S. carriers, AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T), the Verizon Wireless unit of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Sprint-Nextel (NYSE: S).
iPhone 5 Release Event: Why Apple Won't Live Stream Launch Coverage
September 12 2012 12:52 PM EDT
Today is the big day for Apple fans, and for all of those following the news about the iPhone 5, or, quite possibly, the "new iPhone." All eyes are on San Francisco -- and Cupertino -- as we rapidly approach the 10 a.m. PST (1 p.m. EST) starting time for Apple's product launch, which should see the unveiling of the new iPhone, a new family of iPods, an an all-new "iPad Mini," among other things. However, if you're looking for a live stream from the Yerba Buena Center for the Ar...