Daily Archives: August 1, 2013
On a long-run basis, the NZD is more than one standard deviation overvalued against the AUD and GBP. In contrast, the NZD/USD and NZD/EUR have become less overvalued (at 10% and 2% above their respective LREs). The NZD/JPY is the only NZD pair that is currently undervalued on a long-run basis.
Scientists who were once invited to Google to discussion climate science communication now communicate their anger about the company’s fund-raiser for Senator James Inhofe.
Two global warming researchers say natural gas leaks are a problem, but not a big part of the climate problem.
Prominent ads have appeared across the country over the last few weeks denouncing any possible incursion by Verizon.
In its semiannual transparency report, the micro-blogging service said it received 1,157 data requests, mostly from United States government officials, in the first half of 2013.
The billionaire Carl C. Icahn is seeking to prevent the company and its board from altering terms of a scheduled vote on a $24.4 billion takeover bid by the computer maker’s founder.
The search giant, which has stumbled in its forays into the hardware market, says its high-end Moto X smartphone has innovative voice controls.
Sergey Aleynikov, a former Goldman Sachs computer programmer accused of stealing computer code from the bank, is the subject of a profile in Vanity Fair.
Luc Levesque, founder of TravelPod and now at Trip Advisor, manages on the basis of moving very fast, including a “user manual” to help new hires.
NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Motorola on Thursday unveiled a new smartphone that consumers can personalize with a choice of colors and materials, hoping to stand out in a crowded market and justify the $12.5 billion that Google Inc paid for the ailing handset maker.
(Reuters) – Activist investor Carl Icahn sued Dell Inc and its board on Thursday, his latest attempt to derail a $24.4 billion buyout bid by the computer maker’s founder and CEO Michael Dell.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Thursday it would delay a decision on whether some mobile phones and tablets made by Samsung Electronics Co Ltd infringe on Apple Inc’s patents.
BEIJING (Reuters) – He walks backwards, emptying the magazine of his rifle into the three soldiers charging toward him with bayonets raised. They drop dead, and a small Japanese flag, its red sun stylized to resemble a bullet wound, flashes onto the screen.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Activision Blizzard Inc will conduct “business as usual” for now while it explores growth and acquisition opportunities, the video game publisher’s CEO said on Thursday after sealing a deal last week to buy back most of parent company Vivendi’s stake for more than $8 billion.