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The 10 Top Selling Smartphones in the World 2014

Want to know which are the top selling smartphones in the world of 2014? Mobile phones, and smartphones in particular, have become a must-have device for almost everyone around the world. Let’s face it; if you leave home without your smartphone you have the feeling that you’re missing something crucial; you feel naked in a […]

What Are Traders Chatting About? The Japan-Induced 'Scalded-Dog' Formation...

JonesTrading's Dave Lutz has a roundup of what traders are chatting about right now: Good Morning! US Futures are in the “Scalded Dog” formation, running well over 1%. The late afternoon rally on the GPIF news squeezed higher in theShow More Summary

So the Banner Ad Turns 20

Summary: They sure grow up fast. Banner ads were the mark of a new age of advertising. These messages that appeared alongside websites while we were learning or tinkering with web browsing seemed to be attractive more for curiosity than anything else. During the mighty reign of AOL Explorer, Lycos, and the first mainstream browsers, banner ads didn't seem all that bad.

Microsoft Introduces Wearable Band For Fitness That’s Different

Summary: We keep hearing about the tech giants coming out with new products and many times in industries that we don’t expect. Microsoft was one of the later tech companies to introduce a wearable fitness product to the health industry.

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Cloud Dominance Under Threat From Google Inc. (GOOGL)

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) are closely eyeing the cloud and enterprise space where future battles are to be won according to  Hummer Winblad Venture Partner’s, Ann Winblad. During an interview on Fox business, Winblad reiterated the fact that cloud adoption is growing at a tremendous pace amidst companies developing data centers to […]

The 12 Biggest Shopping Centers in the World

Ever wondered which are the biggest shopping centers in the world? Without a doubt, time has brought about a drastic change in the way that we shop. In the last 50 years we’ve gone from the little neighborhood stores around the block, to massive shopping centers, and now on to online shopping from the comfort […]

2 boys are suing Malaysia Airlines over the loss of their father on Flight 370

The lawsuit, filed Friday, comes eight months after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared. It is the first lawsuit filed by the relatives of those lost in the disaster. Jee Kinson, 13, and Jee Kinland, 11, are suing both MalaysiaShow More Summary

Stephen Colbert and George Takei scheme to get you to care about the looming midterms

The 2014 midterms are the most expensive yet, costing $4 billion, and few people are paying attention. "It's like the Lone Ranger of elections," said Stephen Colbert on Thursday night's Colbert Report. While watching CNN coverage of the midterms, he said — "I ran out of Ambien" — he flipped over to a rerun of Star Trek, and inspiration struck. Show More Summary

Futures Rally After BOJ Ramps Up Stimulus

By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures rallied on Friday after the Bank of Japan significantly ramped up its stimulus program just days after the U.S. Federal Reserve wound down its own package of economic incentives. Show More Summary

10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell

Good morning! Here are the major stories making headlines and moving markets globally early Friday. Japan Shocked Markets With More QE. In the face of disappointing inflation, Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda has hiked Japan’s bond purchases, and the Nikkei soared to a six year high. The Eurozone’s Inflation Ticked Up A Little. Show More Summary

No More 'Mr. Bad Guy' for Ryanair's O'Leary

Summary: If you’re a traveler in Ireland or the UK, you’ll know well the reputation of the combative Ryanair chief Michael O’Leary, who famously calls his own customers "stupid," tells refund-hunters to "f off" andShow More Summary

Fun Friday: How Do You Message On Your Phone?

It’s time for a fun friday. I want to know how people message on their phones. Here’s how I do it: Kik – I use Kik to message most of my family, my co-workers, and a few friends iMessage – I have to say that iMessage is great. I use it to message with my […]

A trillion here, a trillion there..

IF THE markets were suffering from withdrawal symptoms after the Fed's halting of QE on Wednesday, they did not have to wait long for their next hit. This morning, the Bank of Japan today announced an increase in its annual target for expansion of the monetary base from Y60-70 trillion to Y80 trillion. Show More Summary

MoneyWatch: Starbucks to launch delivery service; Visa stocks surge

In the second half of 2015, Starbucks customers in some markets will be able to have the chain's food and drinks delivered. Also, the Dow finished October strong on the back of Visa, which has had surging profits. Jill Wagner reports on the day's top MoneyWatch headlines.

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