Dylan Clark

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OPEC is losing its grip on oil prices

<i>Once the indisputable ruler of oil markets, the OPEC cartel is under great pressure to revise its current policy as low oil prices are starting to hurt oil exporters' economies and threaten to split the Organisation apart.</i><p>The past year was not good for OPEC. The global oil glut slashed oil prices …

Oil

Founding Father: Richard M. Scaife

On July 4, 1826, two of America’s founding fathers – former Presidents Thomas Jefferson and John Adams – passed away. Their myriad contributions to …

Mellon’s virtual moolah

Matthew Mellon believes in Bitcoin, the digital currency that bypasses the US government and the banking system.<p>The heir to a Pittsburgh banking …

Reality check for US stock markets after day of record highs

American stock indices the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq ended lower on Monday while the Dow failed to close above its milestone level of 16,000 as stocks were sold off late following cautious comments by the investor Carl Icahn on the equity market.<p>The Dow and the S&P 500 retreated from record levels …

Why 50 is the magic number for job-hunting

BBC News, Los Angeles<p>"It's not what you know but who you know," is an old saying about job-hunting.<p>In the world of social networks we "know" more people than ever and we can be connected to the people they know as well, making it easier to find work and hear about people using our personal networks.<p>…

Employment

Co-op Group chairman resigns; deadlock in Greece - as it happened

Closing mini-summary<p>My US colleagues will be watching for a few events tonight -- including JP Morgan's much anticipated $13bn fine for mis-selling mortgage-backed securities which may come within hours; and a speech by Ben Bernanke at 7pm New York time (midnight GMT).<p>So I'm going to shut up.<p><b>The</b> …

Starbucks India plans: Over a 1,000 stores in 'not-too-distant' future

Bullish on the Indian market for growth, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has said his company plans to open "thousands of stores" in India in the …

India

ICE buys Singapore Mercantile Exchange for $150m

US trading giant Intercontinental Exchange expands into Asia with Singapore deal hard on the heels of NYSE Euronext buyout as global exchange consolidation gathers pace.<p>Atlanta-based commodities and derivatives trading company Intercontinental Exchange Group (ICE) said Tuesday it has bought the …

Best Buy 3.0? The big box reinvented

November 19, 2013 | 6:09 AM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/11/19/business/best-buy-30-big-box-reinvented/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

Louis C.K. Comes Clean

He doesn’t want to do the cat story. “It fills time, that’s all it does,” says Louis C.K., staring down his toughest audience in a dressing-room …

The first-ever naturally occurring gears are found on an insect's legs

Gears are a potent symbol of human industry, a sign of mechanical wonder or a cold assembly line. If you had to pick something to stand against the natural world, they'd be a pretty likely pick — except that as it turns out, insects discovered them first. In a paper published today in <i>Science</i>, …

How Android Grew To Be More Popular Than The iPhone

Google's smartphone operating system now powers a whopping 80% of devices worldwide. Apple's iOS operating system for iPhones only powers 13% of smartphones. iOS controlled about 16% of the worldwide smartphone market a year ago, according to IDC.<p>Apple should be freaking out, Jay Yarow says. (So …

Mobile

Samsung could beat Apple’s smart watch to market with a Sept. 4 unveiling

Samsung has been teasing some new product releases for a September 4 event called Samsung Unpacked, and the fan site SamMobile, citing an anonymous source, reports that one of the things Samsung will unveil is a “Galaxy Gear” smart watch that will act as a companion to Samsung’s Galaxy phones. …

Smartwatches

Apple Needs To Regain Command Of Smartphone Buzz

It has been well documented that Android has captured about 80% of the smartphone market while Apple’s share has dropped to 14% per Gartner’s June quarter survey down from 21% in the December quarter and 18% in the March quarter. Microsoft’s Windows came in third place for the first time displacing …

Warren Buffett, age 44, explains the futility of playing the market

In 1975, shortly after joining the board of the Washington Post Company, Warren Buffett wrote a letter to the chairman and chief executive, Katherine Graham. He had some advice as to how the company should invest its pension accounts.<p>All 19 pages were recently published by Fortune, and are well …

Investing

Former Apple employees call ‘Jobs’ biopic a ‘work of fiction’, explain how it really happened

<b>Update:</b> Steve Wozniak provided some of his thoughts on the film to Gizmodo after seeing ‘JOBS’ last night.<p>With the new Steve ‘Jobs’ biopic starring Ashton Kutcher set to hit theaters nationwide today, Slashdot just posted an interview with two former Apple employees who gave their take on some of …

Inside the bitter YouTube battle between Microsoft and Google

Why do these companies love to hate each other?<p>The gloves are off: Microsoft and Google find themselves battling in more product areas than ever while fighting a very public war of words. The latest spat has led Google to block a Microsoft-developed YouTube app for Windows Phone, despite a promise …

Extremely Detailed Close-Ups of Van Gogh’s Masterpieces

The Google Art Project is a collaboration with museums large and small, classic and modern, world-renowned and community-based from over 40 …

10 Tips for Driving Traffic to Your Website - Part 1

Whether you're a designer, blogger, business owner, or entrepreneur, you want people to know the services you have to offer or read the creative …

Regal Degal ready new EP on Terrible Records, playing Coco 66 tonight w/ "mystery band" before tour w/ Grizzly Bear

by <b>Bill Pearis</b><p>Brooklyn trio <b>Regal Degal</b> left us for a while, moving to Los Angeles for a year or so before returning to the four-seasoned NYC earlier …

AlunaGeorge Finds A Natural Groove, By Accident

If it weren't for a MySpace message three years ago, singer Aluna Francis and producer George Reid might never have joined to form AlunaGeorge.<p>"I sent Aluna's old band a message on MySpace, asking if they'd let me do a remix for them. I was just looking for things to do, to be honest," Reid says. …

Samsung dominates, Apple stalls in Q2 global smartphone shipments

A Samsung Galaxy S4, right, with the older Galaxy S3 behind it.<p>The second quarter of 2013 brought more good news for Samsung but less so for Apple, at least as far as smartphone sales go. But the year isn't over yet — in fact, the toughest fight is yet to come.<p>Tracking firm IDC's numbers on global …

Samsung develops 'world's fastest' embedded memory, first with eMMC 5.0

The evolution of mobile memory chips keeps moving faster, if Samsung's progress is any indication. Not eight months since churning out those speedy eMMC 4.5 chips, and the company's next version of NAND is already here. Indeed, the South Korean company says it's now in mass production of what it …

Apple's iPhone Share 'Impressive' Or 'At Risk,' Depending On Whom You Ask

Market research firms IDC and Strategy Analytics put out their estimates of second-quarter smartphone marketshare and while the numbers were different, the bottom line was the same: Samsung led the world in smartphone shipments in the second quarter and No. 2 ranked Apple saw its lowest levels of …