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Understanding the Greek Financial Crisis

After last week's referendum, all eyes have been on Greece. For many of us, it is quite difficult to understand how the Greek Financial Crisis has happened, and how it affects the people of Greece, and those countries who use the Euro. Here are the basics of the situation.<p><b>What is the Euro?</b> The Euro …

Europe

ZestFinance targets loans at the cream of subprime borrowers | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Venture-backed lender ZestFinance is raising its standards: its latest product targets subprime borrowers.<p>Douglas Merrill, Founder and CEO, at ZestFinance headquarters in Hollywood, California is seen in this 2014 handout photo provided courtesy of ZestFinance on July 15, …

Loans

8 Technologies That Can Hack Into Your Offline Computer and Phone

Whenever your computer, smartphone device or any other Internet-capable gadget is connected to the Internet, there is always a risk of security …

The State Of The Venture Capital Industry Is Strong

Bubble debate aside, 2014 was a remarkable year for the venture capital industry. Fundraising, investing, and valuations all increased significantly across the board, yet the trend of industry consolidation continued. This “flight to quality” has persisted for many years, and in 2014 we saw 4% of …

Venture Capital

Windows 10: more Microsoft apps are coming to Android and iPhone

After cutting 7,800 staff and taking a $7.6bn loss on its Windows Phone division, Microsoft’s chief executive Satya Nadella intends to ramp up the company’s invasion of iPhone and Android with its apps and services.<p>While the write-down has been seen as effectively neutering the remainder of the …

Software

Twitter shares spike on fake Bloomberg story that it's selling for $31 billion

Twitter shares spiked Tuesday on a fake report the company had found a buyer.<p>A report on a website made to look like Bloomberg.com said Twitter had gotten an offer to be taken over for $31 billion.<p>Bloomberg spokesman Ty Trippet subsequently said the Twitter story was fake.<p>After circulation of this …

Snowden documentary director is suing the US government

Poitras, 51, released a statement yesterday through the Electronic Frontier Foundation, whose lawyers are representing her in her lawsuit, saying that she is suing the Department of Justice (DOJ) and U.S. transportation security agencies demanding they release records detailing a six-year period …

This is the new brag among Wall Street interns

Now the standard has changed, and the most coveted internships on the Street are at hedge funds and private-equity shops instead.<p>The young financiers who pull this off are the elite among an already sharp group of people. And many of them have one thing in common:<p>They are leaders and members of …

Markets

HEDGE FUND INTERN: A 'monkey' could be a junior banker at a place like Goldman Sachs

They're trying to build careers on the buy-side, or hedge funds and private equity firms, instead.<p>Whether they're student-investment club leaders or just really young and keen, many young financiers are looking to dodge the two-year analyst gigs that have traditionally been a rite of passage on the …

This App Brings iOS 9 Style iPad Multitasking To Web Browser

Apple’s introduction of iOS 9 proved to be more of an evolutionary step forward than one of major revolution. As expected, Apple and its team of …