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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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
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
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
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