Archive for July 19th, 2013

Yawn—and this coffee maker is on

July 19, 2013
By

This coffee machine brews a fresh cup of joe whenever it senses that you are yawning. Sure, it’s a marketing stunt by Douwe Egberts, the international coffee giant; but it’s a really smart marketing stunt, which cleverly capitalizes on readily-available Kinect technology. The vending machine uses facial recognition and, when it captures someone in...
Read more »

Posted in Apple/Mac | Comments Off

Cop muffs ‘fluffed and buffed’ protest

July 19, 2013
By

A Massachusetts State Police sergeant was relieved of duty on Thursday after he gave graphic photos documenting the surrender of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to Boston Magazine. And the release of the photos could have an impact on the case.
Read more »

Posted in Apple/Mac | Comments Off

Wall Street Transcript Interview with Daniel Rizzo, Analyst at Sidoti & Company, LLC: Bullish Outlook for Specialty Chemicals as Input Costs Remain Stable

July 19, 2013
By

67 WALL STREET, New York – July 19, 2013 – The Wall Street Transcript has just published its Agricultural & Specialty Chemicals Report offering a timely review of the sector to serious investors and industry executives. This special feature contains expert industry commentary through in-depth interviews with public company CEOs and Equity Analysts. The...
Read more »

Posted in Stock Market | Comments Off

Weak tech earnings pull down US stock market

July 19, 2013
By

NEW YORK (AP) — Weak earnings from big technology companies are sending stocks lower in midday trading on Wall Street.
Read more »

Posted in Stock Market | Comments Off

Residents wary as Detroit faces uncertain future

July 19, 2013
By

By Steve Neavling DETROIT (Reuters) – Some Detroit residents voiced skepticism on Thursday that the former U.S. manufacturing powerhouse would emerge in better shape from its historic bankruptcy filing designed to fix the city’s financial crisis.
Read more »

Posted in Apple/Mac | Comments Off

Florida lawmakers urge overhaul of ‘Stand Your Ground’ law

July 19, 2013
By

By Tom Brown FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida (Reuters) – Florida must either repeal its “Stand Your Ground” self-defense law or enact sweeping changes to avert more tragedies like the fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, Democratic leaders of the state’s legislature said on Thursday.
Read more »

Posted in Apple/Mac | Comments Off

London open: Stocks fall after gloomy figures from Microsoft, Google

July 19, 2013
By

LONDON (ShareCast) – The FTSE 100 pulled back from a seven-week high on Friday morning after disappointing results from some Wall Street heavyweights last night.   London’s benchmark index closed at 6,634 on Thursday; the last time the index finished higher was on May 30th when it closed at 6,657.
Read more »

Posted in Stock Market | Comments Off

Tech earnings dent world stock markets

July 19, 2013
By

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Disappointing earnings from two U.S. technology giants sent world stock markets lower Friday while doubts about growth prospects for China and Japan offset better U.S. economic news.
Read more »

Posted in Stock Market | Comments Off