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Nasdaq CEO Bob Greifeld talks David-and-Goliath battles, making computers work harder, and the future of trading

<i>When Bob Greifeld became Nasdaq's CEO in 2003, he was presented with outdated tools and a company that was bleeding cash and rapidly losing market share.</i><p><i>Thirteen years later, Nasdaq has the largest market share for options and equities of any exchange in the US. Through acquisitions and</i> …

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Japan Disagreement on Yen Moves Overshadows G7 Meeting

The United States issued a fresh warning to Japan against intervening in currency markets on Saturday as the two countries’ differences over foreign …


The Overly-Attached Girlfriend Explains How To Become A Viral Internet Star By Age 21

<b>Click for sound.</b><p>Laina is only 21, but she has a knack for making content go viral.<p>While on a leave of absence from school, she posted her first-ever YouTube video. It was in response to a Justin Bieber contest. Bieber asked fans to turn lyrics for his hit song "Boyfriend" into "Girlfriend." Laina, …


12 Useful 'Easter Eggs' Hidden In Your iPhone


What’s Dell’s Bidding Process Really About? (Clue: It’s Not About Fixing Dell)

Earlier this week, Dell revealed in agonizing detail the arduous months-long process leading up to last month’s $24.4 billion offer by CEO Michael …

PlayStation 4 demand will reportedly outpace supplies at launch

There is speculation going around that the demand for the PlayStation 4 will outpace the available supply for the console system at launch. Gamestop …

Apple will reportedly launch iRadio by Summer

Apple is reportedly gearing up to launch its own web-based music streaming service, and one that will rival Pandora. The new music service will be …


The one reason a Facebook phone would make sense

So Facebook is reportedly about to unveil a phone, built by struggling Taiwanese handset maker HTC, that has been modified to put Facebook and its various services in the foreground. Facebook has been working on this for years.<p>The business case for both companies is clear, in theory. Facebook wants …

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Why Samsung holds the lion's share of the smartphone market

Img Source: Flickr:iam_photo<p>Have you ever wondered how Samsung got to where it is today? A few years ago, it barely had any presence at all in the worldwide smartphone market. In fact, its very first smartphone was a huge flop. But it slowly rose to become not only one of the biggest names in the …


Dell CEO said to mull Blackstone buyout only with CEO assurance

It's unclear if Silver Lake, Blackstone, or Carl Icahn will buy out the PC maker, but Michael Dell is reportedly saying he'll only support Blackstone if he remains the company's CEO.<p>It was assumed just a couple of months ago that Dell would go private with a $24.4 billion buyout under founder and …