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Apps Rush: BBC Olympics, Barclays, Recce, NBC Olympics, Bambi, Twitter, Brewster and more

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What's new on the app stores on Friday 13 July 2012A selection of 19 new and notable apps for you today:BBC OlympicsThere will soon be more Olympic Games apps than there are athletes competing. The BBC's looks set to be popular in the UK though: available for Android and iPhone,...
Apps Rush: BBC Olympics, Barclays, Recce, NBC Olympics, Bambi, Twitter, Brewster and more

Report: Facebook's IPO To Start At $5 Billion, And It's Coming Wednesday AM

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Facebook’s much-anticipated IPO looks to be coming ever-closer, with a new report out with further details of what we will see come Wednesday morning. According to the International Financing Review, Facebook will be filing to raise $5 billion in a preliminary initial public offering prospectus on Wednesday morning. IFR...
Report: Facebook's IPO To Start At $5 Billion, And It's Coming Wednesday AM

Suddenly Everyone Is Scared Apple Won't Sell Enough iPhones (AAPL)

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Apple's stock stumbled out of the gate this morning, falling 1% to start the day. People are blaming Verizon's earnings report, and a note from Canaccord Genuity for the tumble. Apple sold 3.2 million iPhones at Verizon, which is pretty good. It was more than half of all smartphone sales...
Suddenly Everyone Is Scared Apple Won't Sell Enough iPhones (AAPL)

Arm director sails off but shares are boosted by broker optimism

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Executive to leave in 2013 for round the world race, while BarCap and Investec both issue positive notesThere are any number of reasons for directors leaving a company - good and bad - but going sailing is not the most usual one.That however is the reason Mike Inglis plans to...
Arm director sails off but shares are boosted by broker optimism
iPad 2 said to have extinguished Kindle Fire demand

Centaur buying Econsultancy for up to £50 million

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This week, NewMediaAge and The Lawyer publisher Centaur negotiated a £40 million loan from Barclays to finance digital acquisitions to augment its traditional B2B operation. The first since is a very smart one. Centaur is buying the digital marketing publisher and analyst and training firm Econsultancy. The deal involves £12...
Centaur buying Econsultancy for up to £50 million

People Are Actually Talking About The Possible Collapse Of Dell's $24 Billion Take-Private Deal (DELL)

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Last December, Dell CEO Michael Dell and private equity firm Silver Lake began planning to take PC-maker Dell private. Then, in February the deal reached seeming consummation, with Dell's board agreeing to a $24 billion buyout. In fact, the only threat to the deal was that another private equity, Blackstone,...
People Are Actually Talking About The Possible Collapse Of Dell's $24 Billion Take-Private Deal (DELL)

Say goodbye to the pin: voice recognition takes over at Barclays Wealth

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Barclays Wealth customers will no longer need to answer security questions and remember pin codes to use telephone banking.    ...
Say goodbye to the pin: voice recognition takes over at Barclays Wealth

Companies behaving badly? It's time to move on

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From mis-selling and big bonuses to supporting the arms trade, we talk to disenchanted people who sought out an alternativeBarely a month goes by without another tale of a major UK company mis-selling to customers, dodging taxes, or generally behaving badly. Among the most notable, Barclays was fined £290m last...
Companies behaving badly? It's time to move on

Card Issuers to Test Mobile Wallets

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J.P. Morgan, Capital One and Barclays plan to let customers use a mobile-payments service being developed by wireless carriers as part of a trial set to begin this summer....
Card Issuers to Test Mobile Wallets
RIM: ‘Grim and getting grimmer’

The Kindle Fire Cools Off: Barclays Cuts Its Kindle Forecast For The Year (AMZN)

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Bad news for the Kindle Fire bulls. Barclays is cutting its estimates: As a result of Amazon’s 4Q11 call, 3rd party data, and color from the supply chain, we are lowering our Kindle Fire Tablet, Kindle eReader, and AMZN earnings estimates. While we believe the Kindle Fire launch in...
The Kindle Fire Cools Off: Barclays Cuts Its Kindle Forecast For The Year (AMZN)

Xoom Files for $50 Million IPO

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After months of speculation Xoom has finally filed to go public. On Friday the online money transfer company filed its S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, announcing plans to list its shares on NASDAQ under the ticker “XOOM” in an IPO to be made through Barclays, Needham &...
Xoom Files for $50 Million IPO

UK's high street banking - consumer apps of the week

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Banking may not be the most sexy area of the mobile app world, but with most UK high street firms offering at least some kind of on-the-go service, it's time to take a look at who offers whatRecent analysis of 50 worldwide banking apps by MyPrivateBanking found that the features...
UK's high street banking - consumer apps of the week

Report: Google seeks help selling Motorola Mobility's set-top box division, bypasses chance to integrate Google TV?

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Google is looking to sell the set-top box division of its subsidiary, Motorola Mobility, and has allegedly enlisted the help of Barclays Plc. According to Bloomberg, which cited ”two people familiar with the situation,” Barclays will seek buyers for the unit that could fetch up to $2 billion. The publication’s sources further noted sales...
Report: Google seeks help selling Motorola Mobility's set-top box division, bypasses chance to integrate Google TV?
The Morning Lowdown: Microsoft tablets, cord-cutting futility and more

Barclays sees looming threats to Netflix, downgrades shares

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Barclays sees a risk-filled future for Netflix. Amazon, new competitors in U.S. and abroad and while the quality of Netflix's content is rising, the quality of streaming titles is in decline. [Read more]...
Barclays sees looming threats to Netflix, downgrades shares

Vodafone shares reach 10-year high

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Rumoured £161bn takeover bid by US firms AT&T and Verizon would dwarf AOL's acquisition of Time Warner in 2000Vodafone's shares hit a decade high on Tuesday on renewed rumours that the mobile phone company may be subject to a £161bn bid - which would smash previous takeover records.Shares in Vodafone...
Vodafone shares reach 10-year high
Google mulls sale of Motorola's cable division

CBS Open to Talks on Apple TV, Depending on "What We Get Paid"

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With the recent addition of Hulu Plus to the Apple TV platform, analysts are thinking of other video content that could be making its way to the product. Over the years, Apple has updated the Apple TV's software several times, occasionally adding new video content. In 2011, Apple added support...
CBS Open to Talks on Apple TV, Depending on "What We Get Paid"
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Britain's bankers face a grilling. These are the questions they must answer

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The parliamentary commission on banking standards has shown that it is capable of discomfiting the powerful. It has another chance this weekSet against the fearsome grillings delivered by Senate committees in Washington, an appearance before MPs and peers in Westminster has traditionally been regarded as more of a gentle warming.But...
Britain's bankers face a grilling. These are the questions they must answer

UBS to sue Nasdaq over Facebook flotation

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Swiss bank suing the US hi-tech stock market Nasdaq for 'gross mishandling' of the share sale, in which it lost SFr349m (£240m)Swiss bank UBS lost SFr349m (£240m) on the flotation of Facebook and is suing the US hi-tech stock market Nasdaq for "gross mishandling" of the share sale.The loss, which...
UBS to sue Nasdaq over Facebook flotation

Report: Cisco hiring Barclays to assist in Linksys offload

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According to industry sources, Cisco Systems has hired Barclays to find a buyer for its home networking division Linksys. Reportedly, Cisco is planning on divesting itself of the home router manufacturer as part of its strategy to exit consumer-level businesses wile expanding in technology services, and other corporate solutions.......
Report: Cisco hiring Barclays to assist in Linksys offload
Barclays: Apple Could Offer One Of The Highest Dividends In Tech, And Triple Its Buyback Program To $30 Billion

HSBC branch closures spark battle to keep banking local

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HSBC has closed 45 local branches this year with another 23 due for the chop soon. But one town and its MP are fighting backIt may be "the world's local bank", but HSBC is abandoning communities across Britain at an alarming rate, say campaigners. Guardian Money can reveal that it...
HSBC branch closures spark battle to keep banking local
Legacy IT Vendors Shoot The Sales Messenger

Hewlett-Packard: the warning signs were there

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Autonomy, in its independent life, was a company that seemed to be in perpetual war with half the City's analysts over accounting treatmentsHewlett-Packard can't say it wasn't warned. Autonomy, in its independent life, was a company that seemed to be in perpetual war with half the City's analysts over accounting...
Hewlett-Packard: the warning signs were there

Reality Time For Facebook After IPO: Real Data, Real Market Cap, QoQ Performance

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The Facebook IPO has finally arrived with a filing expected as early as Wednesday morning in US. Morgan Stanley will lead the IPO, along with help from Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Barclays and Bank of America. This makes Morgan Stanley the biggest underwriter for Silicon Valley – all banks...
Reality Time For Facebook After IPO: Real Data, Real Market Cap, QoQ Performance

Report: Apple 'clicking on all cylinders'

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A Barclays analyst leaves a meeting with top executives more bullish than ever You wouldn't know it from Apple's (AAPL) share price — which at one point Friday morning was down another $21, having closed Thursday off nearly $10 (see here) — but there's nothing wrong with the company that...
Report: Apple 'clicking on all cylinders'
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