Monthly Archives: February 2012

Stocks lower amid consolidation in blue-chips – The Nation, Pakistan

The Nation, Pakistan Stocks lower amid consolidation in blue–chipsThe Nation, PakistanKARACHI – Stocks closed lower amid consolidation in blue–chip stocks after major earning announcements at the stock market. Speculations continued in banking, cement stocks on strong earnings outlook. The benchmark … Continue reading

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US Stocks Recover In Afternoon Trading – Wall Street Journal

Zee News US Stocks Recover In Afternoon TradingWall Street JournalThe Standard & Poor's 500-stock index was up 2.3 points, or 0.2%, at 1370, and the Nasdaq Composite was up 13 points, or 0.4%, to 2979. Seven of the S&P's 10 … Continue reading

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Chile Stocks Close Higher; Shipper Vapores Takes Center Stage – Wall Street Journal

Chile Stocks Close Higher; Shipper Vapores Takes Center StageWall Street JournalBy Carolina Pica SANTIAGO (Dow Jones)–Chile's IPSA blue–chip stock index closed higher Tuesday, tracking the gains in the Dow Jones Industrial Average despite its choppy session, as shipper Vapores (VAPORES.SN) … Continue reading

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Dividend stocks are buoyant, but are they a bubble? – Globe and Mail

Globe and Mail Dividend stocks are buoyant, but are they a bubble?Globe and Mail“Blue–chip dividend stocks are not subprime bonds. But there's an argument to make that, just as investors ran blindly into subprime bonds five years ago in search … Continue reading

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France Says Google Privacy Plan Likely Violates European Law – New York Times

Los Angeles Times France Says Google Privacy Plan Likely Violates European LawNew York TimesPARIS — The French data protection authority said on Tuesday that Google's new privacy policy appeared to violate European Union law. Google announced the new policy last … Continue reading

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Google Offers $1 Million in Hacker Bounties for Exploits Against Chrome – Wired News (blog)

Wired News (blog) Google Offers $1 Million in Hacker Bounties for Exploits Against ChromeWired News (blog)Google announced on Monday that it would pay $1 million in cash awards to anyone who can hack its Chrome browser during its Pwnium security … Continue reading

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Google’s Schmidt: Advances in technology are rapidly turning science fiction … – Washington Post

Computerworld Google's Schmidt: Advances in technology are rapidly turning science fiction …Washington PostBARCELONA, Spain — Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt predicted Tuesday that rapid advances in technology will soon transform science fiction into reality — meaning people will have driverless … Continue reading

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Google Web Grows in City – Wall Street Journal

Google Web Grows in CityWall Street JournalBy EMILY GLAZER Google Inc. has dramatically expanded its presence in Manhattan in the past year, adding roughly 750 people to its outpost in 2011 in the most prominent example of a technology company … Continue reading

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Google seeks patent on device to bury fiberoptic wire – Kansas City Star

BBC News Google seeks patent on device to bury fiberoptic wireKansas City StarBy SCOTT CANON Google Inc. has filed for a patent for an edging device, similar to decorative wall molding, that could reduce digging as it works to run … Continue reading

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Google Wallet snafu won’t hurt adoption, Isis CEO says – CNET

Communications, Engineering & Design Magazine Google Wallet snafu won't hurt adoption, Isis CEO saysCNETby Roger Cheng February 28, 2012 8:20 AM PST Follow @RogerWCheng Michael Abbott, who helms a rival digital-wallet service, said hiccups are bound to occur with new … Continue reading

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