Crowds Gather For China IPad Launch, China Unicom Starts...
Chinese Apple fans braved heavy rain Friday morning to be the first to purchase the Wi-Fi iPad from Apple. China Unicom began taking pre-orders for the iPhone 4 Friday at 10 a.m. At Apple's flagship Beijing retail store, eager fans lined up as much as three days before Friday's 8 a.m. launch of the
AppleInsider | IPad, Apple's 'Mac Of The Masses,' Predicted To...
Apple expected to sell 6.2M iPads in 2010...Apple stock projected to hit $300 on strength...Piper increases first-day Apple iPad sales...First iPad estimates: 4 million units in year...Piper: Apple tablet no more than $700, launch...One prominent Wall Street analyst
E-reader Users Read And Purchase More Books
Not too surprisingly, users of e-readers generally report reading and purchasing more books in the past year than non-users. For example, only 1% of users have read no books in the past year, compared to 10% of non-users.
Inflation When The Economy Is In The Dumps | Vox -...
What happens to inflation during a downturn? This column documents the behaviour of inflation during 25 episodes of persistent large output gaps in 14 advanced economies over the last 40 years. It finds that such episodes bring about significant disinflation, although inflation tends to bottom out
93% Of Americans Say Companies Should Have A Social Media...
Approximately 60% of Americans use social media, and an overwhelming majority of these (93%) say companies should have a social media presence, while 85% of social media users believe these companies should not only be present but should interact with consumers through social media, according to
Thursday's ETF To Watch: Natural Gas
As the U.S. dollar continues to waver thanks to crippling budget deficits and minimal growth prospects, many investors have turned to a variety of commodity ETFs as a way to obtain real returns in an increasingly uncertain market. Some commodities such as gold, wheat, and corn have had an amazing
Verizon CEO Hopes Apple Will Offer IPhone For Its 4G Network
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Kamakura Implied Rating For MSFT Is A-, Actual Is AAA
Kamakura's implied rating is based on default risk and other company attributes and is based on 230,000 observations of past rating agency behavior
Google Android Platform Share Grows 42%
Seventeen percent of US mobile subscribers used the Google platform (essentially representing the Android mobile OS) in July 2010. While this still places Google well behind number two platform Apple (23.8%) and number one platform RIM (39.3%), it marks impressive 41.7% growth from 12% in April 2010
YouTube - Economic Data Report: Unemployment Claims Rise...
"The Labor Department reported this morning that the number of people filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose by 12,000 to 465,000 in the week of September 18th. Jobless claims had declined for two straight weeks, however, part of the decline was driven by a disruption in the
60% Of Publishers Engage In Direct Sponsorship
Almost six in 10 (57.3%) social media publishers have engaged in direct sponsorship, or specific compensation for a specific post or series of posts. Another 49.3% have engaged in indirect sponsorships, where a free product was provided and a post was expected but not required
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