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Daily Analysis: Cryptocurrencies Dumped, Dollar Jumps as Tax Plan Date Surfaces

Posted on September 13th, 2017.

Wednesday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2494 0.02% DAX 12553 0.23% WTI Crude Oil 49.05 1.72% GOLD 1326.00 -0.41% Bitcoin 3923 -6.20% EUR/USD 1.1890 -0.64% The autumn is definitely here, at least as far as the financial markets are concerned, as trading activity significantly increased in almost all asset...

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Daily Analysis: NASDAQ Hits All-Time High as iPhone X Arrives

Posted on September 12th, 2017.

Tuesday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2492 0.27% DAX 12524 0.45% WTI Crude Oil 48.26 0.42% GOLD 1332.00 -0.26% Bitcoin 4222 0.39% EUR/USD 1.1950 -0.05% As the recent volatile period in stocks seems to have ended with the easing of the North Korean situation, and the major US indices approach their record highs...

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Daily Analysis: Pound Slammed Lower as BOE Keeps Rate Unchanged

Posted on August 3rd, 2017.

Thursday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2468 -0.17% DAX 12154 -0.22% WTI Crude Oil 49.45 -0.30% GOLD 1270.00 -0.15% Bitcoin 2780 3.03% EUR/USD 1.1875 +0.17% The Bank of England stole the show today with the much-awaited rate decision that provided a mixed bag for the market.  With some rumors circulating about...

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Apple Earnings Beat Fails to Boost Stocks

Posted on August 2nd, 2017.

Wednesday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2467 -0.20% DAX 12181 -0.55% WTI Crude Oil 49.45 -2.42% GOLD 1271.00 0.15% Bitcoin 2707 -0.73% EUR/USD 1.1904 0.85% Apple surprised analysts and investors in a positive manner yesterday, as the better than expected report coupled with an optimistic outlook propelled the...

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Market Overview

Dow Jones Sets Fifth Straight Record High; 22,000 In Focus

Posted on August 2nd, 2017.

The Dow’s meteoric rise continued on Tuesday, with the benchmark index setting its fifth consecutive record high on the heels of upbeat corporate earnings. Dow 30 Doesn’t Let Up The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 72.80 points, or 0.3%, to close at 21,963.92. The index came within nine points of 22,000, a milestone that is...

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5 Things to Watch Next Week: Bitcoin’s Fork, the Oil Rally, the Dollar, Apple, and the $1300 level in Gold

Posted on July 30th, 2017.

1. Bitcoin’s Big Day is Here Bitcoin’s future got a lot clearer in the past two weeks, as the surpassingly quick miner lock in of the BIP 41 proposal, the following BIP 141 lock in and the SegWit finalization opened up the way for a smooth transition. The Bitcoin Cash hard fork initiative failed to gain traction, despite an initial...

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Artificial Intelligence

Apple Patent Reveals Siri-Assisted iMessage P2P Payments Platform

Posted on November 17th, 2016.

Apple has filed a patent application for a “virtual assistant in a communication session.” On first glance, application 14/713,410 might scare developers of chat bots and the like, but Apple is specific in the scope of their claims – Siri, their virtual assistant platform, will be able to directly communicate with either user in an...

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Cybersecurity

Chinese White Hats Win $200,000 for Hacking iPhones, Google Devices

Posted on October 26th, 2016.

  The Pwn2Own contest, a hackathon run by security firm Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) in Japan sees this year’s winners in Keen Lab, a popular crew of Chinese hackers who hacked Apple’s iPhone and Google’s Nexus device. Keen Lab compromised the iPhone 6s by targeting two iOS vulnerabilities to steal pictures from an...

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Business

Lloyds Bank to Use Virtual Reality for Graduate Programme Intake

Posted on October 20th, 2016.

The Lloyds Banking Group is taking a different approach toward its 2017 graduate intake by using virtual reality to test the reactions of potential candidates. Every year, Lloyds receives more than 20,000 applications from graduate applicants. Each of them is seeking a place on one of 14 placements in its Graduate Leadership Programmes....

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Entertainment

Apple CEO Tim Cook Wants Augmented and Virtual Reality Tech to “Encourage” Human Contact

Posted on October 14th, 2016.

So far, Apple has been the slowest of the big boys to getting an augmented or virtual reality product to market. The company’s iPhone is the single most popular smart phone on the planet and its computer products enjoy relative popularity (in early 2014, they were almost 9% of the market, a quadrupling from turn-of-the-century numbers)....

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Communication

San Bernadino iPhone Case: Major Press Agencies Are Suing the FBI

Posted on September 19th, 2016.

The Associated Press, Gannett, and VICE Media are suing the FBI to know more details about the agency’s hack of the San Bernadino killer’s iPhone.

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Technology

Apple Is Not Winning the Smartwatch War

Posted on September 7th, 2016.

Apple’s iPhone is by far the most popular smartphone, with a more than 100 million unit penetration in the US market alone. Combined with the iPod, and later the redesigned Macbook, a commonly held view is that the device “saved” the company – brought it from mediocre stock prices to industry-leading profits. It was only a matter of time...

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Communication

Apple Users Targeted in Phishing Campaign

Posted on June 8th, 2016.

 A cybersecurity firm has uncovered several phishing campaigns targeting Apple users’ credentials – Apple IDs and passwords – since the beginning of 2016. Cyber criminals are devising faux Apple domains purporting to be legitimate websites to engage in phishing attacks targeting Apple iCloud users in China and the UK, revealed...

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Cybersecurity

New iPhone App Tells You If You’re Being Spied On

Posted on May 9th, 2016.

 A new iPhone application dubbed “System and Security Info” will tell users if their device has been jailbroken, which would go a long way in helping users check to see if they’re being spied on. The FBI had a tough few months trying to figure out the means to crack the passcode of an iPhone without triggering the phone’s default wipe...

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Cybersecurity

FBI Paid Hackers Over $1.3 Million to Hack iPhone

Posted on April 22nd, 2016.

The iPhone belonging to one of the San Bernardino shooters has been at the center of stand-off between the FBI and Apple in recent times. While Apple stuck to its no-backdoor policy, the FBI eventually recruited the help of grey-hat hackers to crack the iPhone. The cost for such a hack-job? Over $1.3 million. The highest ever publicly...

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Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity Is the New Atom Bomb, Says Apple Co-Founder

Posted on April 20th, 2016.

In an interview on Australian TV news show Lateline, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak stated that cybersecurity is the greatest threat known to man since the atom bomb, one which is getting “worse and worse year by year.” Steve Wozniak, the man who co-founded Apple with Steve Jobs back in the early 1970s has stated that cybersecurity is...

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Business

Apple Asks Judge To Reject Government Order To Help Unlock iPhone

Posted on April 18th, 2016.

Apple Inc. has asked a federal judge to reject the U.S. Justice Department’s recent order to require it to help unlock an iPhone used in a New York drug case, according to Nasdaq. Apple is also trying to get the government to provide information about its phone hacking activities. Apple has been fighting the Justice Department on the...

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Breaches

Microsoft Sues the U.S. Government over Customer Privacy

Posted on April 16th, 2016.

Microsoft has sued the U.S. government for the right to advise customers when a federal agency is looking at their emails, claiming the government is violating the law by not allowing Microsoft to notify its customers, according to Reuters. The suit, filed in federal court in Seattle, Wash., marks the latest in a series of clashes about...

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Cybersecurity

FBI Paid Hackers to Unlock San Bernardino iPhone

Posted on April 13th, 2016.

A new report has revealed that the FBI’s means to cracking the San Bernardino terrorist’s iPhone was by recruiting the help of professional hackers. One of the biggest news stories of the year just became a tad more interesting. A new report from the Washington Post has revealed that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) resorted to...

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Companies

U.S. Resumes Battle To Force Apple To Unlock iPhone In Separate Case

Posted on April 9th, 2016.

The Apple/U.S. government legal fight over encryption has resumed. A federal judge has ordered the company to assist the FBI in unlocking an iPhone in a case separate from the San Bernardino, Calif. terror attack that instigated the first round of this legal battle, according to Yahoo News. The Justice Department is asking Apple to help...

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