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Euribor Fears Rise as Banks Exit Rate Panel

January 10, 2013 |

Worries are mounting about Euribor, one of Europe’s benchmark interest rates, after a third bank on Wednesday decided to abandon the panel that sets the rate. What’s News Europe

Qualcomm Totally Gets Mobile

January 10, 2013 |

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It is sad that no one who reports on technology has the balls to straight up pull a Hunter S. Thompson at CES. I mean peel away from the PR stunts and parties and just do mushrooms and walk around the iLounge or that crazy room with the 4k HD TV screens, or that weird fluorescent light tunnel with all the cars.

A person on hallucinogens would have had a great time at the Qualcomm keynote in Vegas Monday night, where, jealous of the attention paid to more consumer friendly (and absent from CES) companies like, oh, Apple, Google, Amazon and Facebook, the Saudi Prince of mobile processors threw a bunch of money at its marketing team in order to put a bunch of random shit on stage in order to get press links.

Anyways, you can’t throw a glittery iPhone case at CES without hitting a piece of absurdist Qualcomm “Born Mobile” marketing material. Which some might argue is a smart move by the company. Well, you know, sure, I now know what Qualcomm does. Except, when Twitter user Matt Croydon tried to load that crazy attention grabbing keynote that we’ve all been talking about for three days on his (i)phone, it didn’t work on a small screen.

Note: for “journalism’s” sake, I’m also trying to watch the Paul Jacobs’ video via mobile and it’s still “loading.”

Just give me all your marketing money, big chip processing companies. I will use it to hire developers to stop this from happening, and maybe fire whatever people were this short sighted in the first place. Or instead of hiring me (or anyone), just I dunno, talk to young people instead of actors hired to play them.

h/t mc, The Verge


Anthony Suspended for a Game for Postgame Incident – New York Times

January 10, 2013 |

ABC News

Anthony Suspended for a Game for Postgame Incident
New York Times
Anthony Suspended for a Game for Postgame Incident. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. Published: January 9, 2013. Carmelo Anthony was suspended one game by the N.B.A. on Wednesday for confronting Kevin Garnett after the Knicks' loss to Boston on
NBA suspends Carmelo Anthony one game for postgame actionsLos Angeles Times
Carmelo Anthony suspended 1 game for confronting GarnettUSA TODAY
Celtics-Suns Live: Jeff Green Stacks Up Highlights as Boston Leads at (blog) –Washington Post –ESPN (blog)
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Sports – Google News

The Great Enterprise Hadoop Land Grab

January 10, 2013 |

As CES kicks off, someone who follows the progress of Hadoop could well wonder where Hadoop fits—as an enabler of consumer-focused apps, an enhancer of enterprise business intelligence, or both. It is now clear that Hadoop has enabled the growth of Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Zynga, plus an already long and […]

Carney Neither Rejects Nor Encourages $1Trillion Coin – Wall Street Journal (blog)

January 10, 2013 |

Sydney Morning Herald

Carney Neither Rejects Nor Encourages $ 1Trillion Coin
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The White House has said it doesn't believe it has the power under the 14th Amendment to bypass Congress and ignore the looming debt ceiling. But what about minting a $ 1 trillion platinum coin – does the White House think that could work?
Today We Saw A Major Turning Point For The Movement To Mint A Trillion Business Insider
White House Won't Rule Out $ 1-Trillion Coin OptionABC News (blog)
Why the Treasury Won't Mint a Trillion-Dollar CoinBusinessweek
Washington Post (blog) –New York Times (blog) –Mashable
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Business – Google News

Rosie O’Donnell daughter: Rosie and Michelle Rounds welcome baby Dakota – (blog)

January 10, 2013 | (blog)

Rosie O'Donnell daughter: Rosie and Michelle Rounds welcome baby Dakota (blog)
rosie-odonnell-michelle-rounds-dakota-daughter-twitter.jpg Rosie O'Donnell announced the birth of her daughter with wife Michelle Rounds on her Twitter account Wednesday. "We r thrilled to announce the arrival of r daughter Dakota," she tweeted, along
Rosie O'Donnell & Wife Michelle Rounds Adopt Baby GirlAccess Hollywood
Rosie O'Donnell announces new baby girl with Michelle RoundsLos Angeles Times
Rosie O'Donnell a mom for fifth timeToronto Sun
CNN (blog) –CBS News
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Entertainment – Google News

ECB to hold fire as euro zone economy shows glimmers of hope

January 10, 2013 |

An illuminated euro sign is seen in front of the headquarters of the European Central Bank in FrankfurtFRANKFURT (Reuters) – The European Central Bank is expected to keep interest rates at a record low of 0.75 percent on Thursday, refraining from a cut as the euro zone economy shows some signs of stabilising and inflation still tops its target. The 17-country euro zone is in recession, but recent data points to some stabilisation, and ECB President Mario Draghi could strike a slightly more positive tone in the news conference that follows the rate decision. "Rates are definitely on hold. …

Economy News Headlines – Yahoo! News

M&S releases sales figures early

January 10, 2013 |

Marks and Spencer reports a 1.8% drop in sales over the festive period, as it releases its trading statement early following a leak.
BBC News – Business

Controversial HOF Results Announced

January 9, 2013 |

Controversial HOF Results Announced


Many of this year’s Hall of Fame hopefuls were dogged by questions of PED use. Finally, after much debate, the votes have been tallied.Unusual election result last seen in 1996