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N.Y. Attorney General Sends Subpoenas to High-Speed Firms

WSJ.com What's News US - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 20:01
N.Y. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office sent subpoenas to about a half-dozen high-frequency trading firms in an investigation into whether some rapid-fire firms have an unfair advantage.

Google Needs More Than Search to Make Android TV a Winner

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 20:00
A better interface won't mean much if Google’s Android TV bet doesn't also include big infrastructure investments.

MasterCard to Buy Rewards-Program Manager Pinpoint

WSJ.com What's News US - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 19:55
MasterCard Inc. on Wednesday announced an agreement to acquire Pinpoint Pty., which provides loyalty and rewards services across the Asian-Pacific region.

Treasury Turns Its Gaze to Municipal-Bond Market

WSJ.com What's News US - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 19:40
The department is forming a new unit to broadly monitor the municipal-bond market, with a focus on troubled borrowers.

Will NVIDIA Corporation's Tegra K1 Appear in Mobile Devices Soon?

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 19:30
Will NVIDIA's recently-released super-chip for mobile devices show up in tablets soon?

Here's How Apple Avoided Heartbleed

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 19:30
Apple was conspicuously absent from the list of firms impacted by Heartbleed. Was it by accident, or by design?

Fool's Gold Report: Yamana Gold, Agnico-Eagle Team Up to Fight Goldcorp As Metals Barely Budge

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 19:25
Bullion markets were quiet Wednesday, but new developments in the fight for Osisko drew attention.

Discovery Out of Running for U.K.'s Channel 5

WSJ.com What's News US - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 19:21
U.S. cable network-owner Discovery Communications Inc. is no longer in the running to acquire the U.K.'s Channel 5, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Google's Results Are No Disappointment

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 19:19
All told, Google's quarter looks pretty good.

Will A Bet on This Gambling Giant Pay Off?

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 19:16
Penn National Gaming made a bold move by spinning off a REIT, will a wager on Gaming and Leisure Properties pay off?

Bits Blog: Study Finds No Evidence of Heartbleed Attacks Before the Bug Was Exposed

NYT > Business - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 18:56
Researchers found a way to trace whether attackers have used Heartbleed and found that, since January, nobody was exploiting the bug before its disclosure last week.

Profit and Revenue Slip at IBM as Hardware Sales Fall and Layoff Costs Rise

NYT > Business - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 17:37
It is the eighth consecutive quarter in which the company’s revenue has slipped, with this quarter hit hard by a falloff in its hardware business.

ABC News at Odds With Center for Public Integrity Over Pulitzer Prize

NYT > Business - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:58
ABC News is seeking recognition for its work on a prize winning investigation into sick Appalachian miners who were denied medical care and benefits.

‘Fargo’ on FX Debuts to an Audience of More Than 4 Million

NYT > Business - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:33
The viewing totals represent a promising start for the series, which is a loose adaptation of the Coen brother’s film.

In Germany, Strong Words Over Google's Power

NYT > Business - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:09
Mathias Döpfner, a leading publisher, lashed out a week after the Google chairman, Eric E. Schmidt, mounted a spirited defense of Google's practices.

British Government Seeks Lift From Economic Data

NYT > Business - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 15:23
The Conservative-led coalition government hopes voters see the new growth as a vindication of austerity policies.

Machine Learning: The Best Photo Organizing App? I’m Still Looking

NYT > Business - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 15:07
A new entrant from Dropbox, Carousel, looked promising, but fell short. A raft of others all have strengths, but nothing offers everything you want.

For Young Traders, a Market Where Air Jordans Are Blue Chips

NYT > Business - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 15:04
Bartering and selling at conventions and online, the thousands of mostly teenage “sneakerheads” have perfected the art of trading up.

Green Column: Measuring Africa’s Air Pollution

NYT > Business - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 14:38
Air pollution in Africa is becoming a growing health concern as more people move to the cities, but few countries are taking serious action.

Ford Marks the Original Mustang With a New Model

NYT > Business - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 13:21
The original Mustang was introduced at the 1964 World’s Fair, and Ford marked the event by presenting the Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition at the New York auto show on Wednesday.


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