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Apple Watch: Still In Front Of The Growing Smartwatch Pack

Recent articles by SA contributors Robert Lehar and Seth Golden presented dramatically differing views on the potential of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Watch. In this article I’ll contribute my thoughts to the debate as well as indicate where I think Watch is going, both in terms of technology and market potential. 1,526 more words

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Fidelity Marked Up Private Tech Shares in April

The Nasdaq was down slightly in April, but private tech shares outperformed, at least according to Fidelity Investments.

Late Sunday, the mutual-fund giant disclosed the valuations of its portfolio holdings for the end of April, including estimates for the share prices of companies that don’t yet trade publicly. 13 more words

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Viacom Director Salerno says board will contest removal attempt


NEW YORK Viacom Inc’s (VIAB.O) independent directors will fight any attempt to remove them from the media company’s board, Lead Independent Director Fred Salerno said in a letter to shareholders on Monday. 80 more words

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Southeast Asia Is Winning More Japanese Investment Than China

Japanese investment in Southeast Asia continues to grow, owing to the region’s potential and low labor costs, amid simmering tensions that reduce the appeal of China for some Japanese businesses. 268 more words

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“Post-It Note War” Mic Drop

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“Post-It Note War” Mic Drop

May 30, 2016 5:30pm by
Barry Ritholtz

If you were at work today, you might be postit-ing your windows . 33 more words

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Well: Computer Vision Syndrome Affects Millions

Jane Brody on health and aging.

Joanne Reitano is a professor of history at LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City, Queens. She writes wonderful books about the history of the city and state, and has recently been spending many hours — sometimes all day — at her computer to revise her first book, “The Restless City.” But while sitting in front of the screen, she told me, “I developed burning in my eyes that made it very difficult to work.” 1,006 more words

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Switzerland's Gotthard Base Tunnel: Swiss Engineered, Foreign Made

Earlier we introduced the Gotthard Base Tunnel, the longest and deepest tunnel in the world. The 35 mile long tunnel which cuts underneath the Alps helps remove natural barriers to trade and tourism, and is undoubtedly a… 259 more words

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