Archive for February 18th, 2012

Weekly Rewind: Rumors hit of a 4G iPad, Apple announces Mountain Lion, and Hulu Plus finally comes to the Wii (Digital Trends)

February 18, 2012
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Digital Trends – Didn’t have time to keep up with every ripple in the technology pond this week? We’ve got you covered. Here are some of the most noteworthy stories from the last week.
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Foxconn raises salaries for factory workers following quiet meeting with Apple CEO (Digital Trends)

February 18, 2012
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Digital Trends – Foxconn, the largest maker of electronics in the world, this morning announced a pay raise of 16 to 25 percent for its Chinese factory workers, the third wage increase since 2010. The announcement comes after human rights protesters last week targeted Apple — which counts...
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Exclusive: SEC widens probe of exchange-traded funds (Reuters)

February 18, 2012
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Reuters – U.S. securities regulators have widened their inquiry into the trillion-dollar market for exchange-traded funds, according to a person familiar with the matter.
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Summary Box: Dow nears 13,000; Linsanity fuels MSG (AP)

February 18, 2012
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AP – THE EURO ALSO RISES: The euro rise slightly to $1.32, indicating that investors are bullish on Europe. Major indexes in Europe rose as investors hoped for a bailout deal for Greece next week.
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