- iPhone 5 Release Date Sees Launch Of 5 New Apple Stores Around The Globe
September 18 2012 2:50 PM
To celebrate the release date of the all-new iPhone 5 this Friday, Apple will also open five brand-new retail stores that very day in five different countries, including cities in Spain, France, Italy, and Germany. Apple will begin selling the iPhone 5 at 8 a.m. sharp local time in all 390 of its worldwide stores, but five of those stores will be opening their doors for the very first time. Here's a little bit about each of the five Apple Stores set to open later this week. iPhone 5 Release D...
- Retailers Begin Unveiling Seasonal Hiring
September 18 2012 2:46 PM
It's that time of the year when retailers operating in the U.S. begin dribbling out statistics on holiday hires, a closely watched batch of communications considered an important economic indicator.
- Coalition Partner Withdraws From Indian Government Over Economic Reform Plans
September 18 2012 2:13 PM
Mamata Banerjee, the chief minister of the state of West Bengal, declared that her party, the All India Trinamool Congress ? currently the second largest segment of the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) coalition ? could no longer cooperate with the UPA.
- Daily Summary on USD, EUR, GBP, JPY, AUD and CAD
September 18 2012 1:31 PM
The dollar is headed higher this morning against the majority of its counterparts after the release of encouraging US trade data. The current account deficit narrowed by more than forecast, led by an uptick in exports and an increase in income surplus. The gap shrank to $117.4B from $133.6B in the previous reading, beating out the consensus forecast for a shortfall of $125B. However, the data is a lagging indicator with continued weakness in both Europe and Asia likely weighing on the export ind...
- New Playstation 3 Model Allegedly Near Release
September 18 2012 12:48 PM
IGN is claiming that a new, slimmer Playstation 3 will be announced by Sony at the Tokyo Game Show.
- iPhone 5 Features: A6 Chip Beats All Previous iOS Devices, High-End Androids In Tests
September 18 2012 12:33 PM
Apple fans and phone enthusiasts alike are looking forward to this Friday, the day Apple will finally release its all-new iPhone 5 out into the wild. With pre-orders for the new iPhone selling out in record time, users can't wait to get their hands on all the new features the iPhone 5 has to offer. The iPhone 5 is the first Apple device to run on the company's custom-built A6 chip, which is 22 percent smaller than the A5 and A5X chips found in the iPad 2, iPad 3, Apple TV 2 and iPhone 4S, ...
- India's Consumer Price Inflation Touches 10.03% in August
September 18 2012 5:33 AM
India's retail inflation rate increased to 10.03 percent in August from 9.86 percent recorded in July, mainly driven by higher food prices, according to the data released by the Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation.
- Majors Daily Forecast 18 September 2012
September 18 2012 3:45 AM
EUR/USD Sell at 1.3113 SL 1.3145 TP 1.3036 USD/JPY Buy at 78.55 SL 78.23 TP 79.27 GBP/USD Sell at 1.6256 SL 1.6288 TP 1.6168 USD/CHF Buy at 0.9254 SL 0.9222 TP 0.9338 today so far +45, total yesterday +82 pips
- Calm GBP/USD Ahead Of HICP and Retail Prices
September 18 2012 3:34 AM
On Monday Pound/Dollar continued increasing with almost 70 pips. The Cable appreciated from 1.6205 to 1.6274 yesterday, in line with the positive money flow sentiment at almost around +20%, closing the day at 1.6247. Today the British Pound is trading quietly, with movements within yesterday's range for the time being. On the 1 hour the upward channel has slowed down, while on the 3 hour chart the upward channel looks good. First resistance is yesterday's peak at 1.6274. Break above it ...
- Samsung Galaxy S4 Release Date Tipped For Early 2013; Galaxy S3 Successor Rumored To Feature Larger Screen
September 17 2012 5:38 PM
The tech world is still buzzing over Samsung?s Galaxy S3, but a new rumor suggests that its successor, the Galaxy S4, will have a February 2013 release date. The next-generation flagship smartphone is said to be unveiled at a European technology expo this winter, company officials and local parts suppliers said to the Korea Times.
- Starbucks Japan Gets On The Pop-Up Cafe Bandwagon
September 17 2012 11:11 AM
The world's largest coffee chain has opened a tiny pop-up cafe in a fashionable Tokyo district with an odd ordering process.
- Apple?s iPhone 5 Release Shatters Sales Records, Called The ?Rolex Of Smartphones? By Analyst
September 17 2012 10:59 AM
Apple?s iPhone 5 has been called one the most anticipated smartphone launch in history, and the device?s pre-order numbers have proven this to be true. After completely selling out in just one hour on Sept. 14, the iPhone 5 set a new pre-order record for both AT&T and Apple.
- Asian Stocks End Mixed; Shanghai Tumbles 2.14%
September 17 2012 4:57 AM
Asian stock markets ended mixed Monday after they rallied to a four-month high in the previous session following the U.S. Federal Reserve's move to boost growth in the world's largest economy with a third round of bond purchases.
- US Stock Futures Signal Lower Open After Rally On Fed Decision
September 17 2012 4:02 AM
The U.S. stock index futures point to a lower open Monday after the rally seen last week following the announcement of the Federal Reserve's plan to buy mortgage securities.
- Reserve Bank Of India Cuts CRR By 25 Basis Points, Keeps Other Key Rates Unchanged
September 17 2012 2:32 AM
In a surprise move, the Reserve Bank of India Monday cut the cash reserve ratio by 25 basis points while keeping the other key rates unchanged in its Mid-Quarter Monetary Policy Review 2012.
- India's 'Big Bang Friday' Reforms Might Just Stick
September 17 2012 1:35 AM
There were quiet celebrations in the offices of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh late last week after he stunned the country with a slew of steps to revive the tanking economy.
- Malware Infects PCs Even Before They Reach Retail Shops, Says Microsoft Study (VIDEO)
September 16 2012 6:22 AM
A new study conducted by Microsoft dubbed Operation b70, from Aug. 2011, shows that several computers carry malware installed in the factory, BBC News reported.
- Something For Nothing: How The Videogame Industry Is Adapting To A 'Freemium' World
September 15 2012 2:41 PM
As traditional video games companies like Electronic Arts and Activision Vision struggle to find their way in the free-to-play Internet-based gaming environment, "freemium" companies like Zynga and Kixeye continue to seek the new Holy Grail: monetizing online games.
- Fear And Latex In Los Angeles: Condom Use Pushed For Porn Industry
September 15 2012 1:30 PM
An AIDS advocacy group wants Los Angeles County to make sure all actors in pornographic films wear condoms, but the porn purveyors are overwhelmingly against it. A California ballot initiative will decide who prevails.
- Apple iPhone 5 Release Date Approaches: Of Verizon, AT&T, Or Sprint, Which Is The Best Carrier For LTE Coverage?
September 15 2012 10:53 AM
Apple's first batch of pre-orders for the new iPhone 5 came and went on Friday, but even though the online Apple Store, AT&T stores and Verizon's retail stores are sold out of their initial pre-order stock, there are still thousands of customers dying to get their hands on Apple's latest smartphone innovation. Yet, one thing customers want to know about iPhone 5 before its release date next Friday is about which carrier to choose. Which carrier has the best overall coverage? Which carri...