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Apple's iPad plays crucial role in Greece's debt restructuring

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One-hundred iPads were used to coordinate tens of thousands of bondholders signing off on the restructuring of Greece's debt....
Apple's iPad plays crucial role in Greece's debt restructuring

CHART OF THE DAY: Apple Is About To Be Worth More Than All The Companies In Spain, Portugal And Greece COMBINED

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Here's a fun chart via our friends at Birinyi & Associates. It's Apple's market cap versus the combined market caps of all of the publicly traded companies in Spain, Portugal and Greece combined. Please follow Money Game on Twitter and Facebook.Join the conversation about this story »See Also:HUGE CHART:...
CHART OF THE DAY: Apple Is About To Be Worth More Than All The Companies In Spain, Portugal And Greece COMBINED

IPhone's Crutch of Subsidies

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The iPhone's relatively low market share in countries such as Greece and Portugal, point to a rare weak spot for Apple—its heavy reliance on subsidies from wireless carriers to make the device affordable to a wider range of consumers....
IPhone's Crutch of Subsidies
HTC CEO Peter Chou will carry Olympic torch on its way to London

Internet Buys Bus Monitor A Vacation After She's Viciously Abused By Kids

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After a video of a middle school students attacking 68-year-old bus monitor went viral on Reddit, the site's community raised more than $48,000 to send her on a "vacation of a lifetime." This isn't the first time that outrage over a relatively unknown event has snowballed into a major...
Internet Buys Bus Monitor A Vacation After She's Viciously Abused By Kids

Étienne Balibar: 'Ejecting Greece from the eurozone would be a moral failure for Europe'

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French Marxist philosopher Étienne Balibar discusses European identity amid the financial crisis and argues that the continent still has some way to go to rid itself of racism and xenophobiaAlex HealeyPhil MaynardJessica Reed...
Étienne Balibar: 'Ejecting Greece from the eurozone would be a moral failure for Europe'

Microsoft's Greece headquarters attacked by gunmen – video

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The head of Microsoft Greece says gunmen rammed a van packed with gas canisters into the tech giant's Athens headquarters, before they set the vehicle on fire...
Microsoft's Greece headquarters attacked by gunmen – video

Eurozone crisis: high-stakes gamble as David Cameron warns Greek voters

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PM says Greeks have choice in June election between voting to stay in euro and 'effectively voting to leave'A second Greek vote next month backing parties opposed to the European Union's bailout package would be a decisive vote to leave the euro for which contingency plans have to be made...
Eurozone crisis: high-stakes gamble as David Cameron warns Greek voters
Next pre-release version of Windows 8 to support 38 markets for Windows Store apps

How 100 iPads helped close the deal on Greece’s debt crisis

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Bob Apfel, the founder of Bondholder Communications Group, told Fortune this morning that he completed the debt restructuring of Greece a couple of weeks ago with the help of an iPad. Well, 100 of them—to be exact. Greece looked at bankruptcy head-on just a few months ago, but it found mercy through a...
How 100 iPads helped close the deal on Greece’s debt crisis
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Microsoft office in Greece attacked with bomb

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Unknown assailants drive a van through Microsoft's Athens office and set off a firebomb. Happily, no one is injured. [Read more]...
Microsoft office in Greece attacked with bomb

Apple's $100bn cash hoard: just how big is it really?

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And how big is a billion anyway? Click the image below to see what you could get with the $97.6bn Apple has in cash reserves - and see how much you know about the number that is everywhereApple decides what to do with $97.6bn in cash reserves the company has...
Apple's $100bn cash hoard: just how big is it really?

100 Apple iPads save Greece $140 billion

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In the midst of a debt crisis totaling more than $270 billion, the country of Greece found salvation, and a large chunk of change, by using iPads to help restructure its debt. [Read more]...
100 Apple iPads save Greece $140 billion

Clients, not banks, liable for losses in phishing scams, court rules

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The German Federal Court of Justice in the southwestern city of Karlsruhe said on Tuesday that clients, and not banks, are responsible for money lost in online phishing scams. The country’s highest civil court ruled that in the case of a German retiree who lost €5,000 ($6,608) in a...
Clients, not banks, liable for losses in phishing scams, court rules

OH NO: Look What's Happening Again To Apple's Stock Again

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We talked about this all last week, and it's happening again. Apple shares are badly underperforming the whole market. While the S&P 500 is solidly positive, shares of Apple are down over 1%. Here's a chart of Apple vs. the S&P 500 ETF. As you can see, those big red...
OH NO: Look What's Happening Again To Apple's Stock Again
Bitcoin Gets a Boost From Euro Crisis
iTunes Match begins rolling out in Italy, Portugal, Greece and more

Gunmen drive into Microsoft's Greece headquarters, set van on fire

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Armed men drove a stolen van loaded with gas canisters into the Microsoft Greece headquarters in Athens on Wednesday and set it on fire, causing damage to the building....
Gunmen drive into Microsoft's Greece headquarters, set van on fire

Gunmen Drive Into Microsoft's Greece Headquarters, Set Van on Fire

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Armed men drove a stolen van loaded with gas canisters into the Microsoft Greece headquarters in Athens on Wednesday and set it on fire, causing damage to the......
Gunmen Drive Into Microsoft's Greece Headquarters, Set Van on Fire

In Message to Rioting Greeks, Anonymous Issues Warning to Europe (Video)

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In a video posted Sunday on a popular Youtube channel devoted to distributing its "Official Messages,"  Anonymous addressed the people of Greece as well as the rest of the European Union. Narrating images from Athens in its usual synthesized, accent-free voice-over, the amorphous hacker collective denied it was behind the...
In Message to Rioting Greeks, Anonymous Issues Warning to Europe (Video)
Apple Shares Are Getting Demolished More In The Final Moments Of The Day
iTunes Match reportedly going live in new European countries including Italy, Austria, and Greece

Today's Market Is Impressive, And Apple Is Blowing The Doors Off

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There are a lot of concerning headlines out there: More Facebook tankage. Greece getting closer to the brink. JPMorgan suspending its buybacks. And yet! The market is rallying nicely. The S&P is up just under 1%, and the NASDAQ is up over 1%. And Apple (which has really been a...
Today's Market Is Impressive, And Apple Is Blowing The Doors Off
The new iPad launches in 25 more countries today

ACTA on the edge in Europe? Poland suspends ratification, Greece gets hacked

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Anger at last month's decision by the European Union and 22 of its member states to sign the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) has led to widespread protests, hacked Web sites, and legislators backing away from the treaty. The anti-ACTA protests that saw Polish politicians don Guy Fawkes masks in...
ACTA on the edge in Europe? Poland suspends ratification, Greece gets hacked
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Pub owner Karen Murphy wins appeal in TV-decoder battle against Sky

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It's been a few months since we last heard about the legal kerfuffle between Sky and pub owner Karen Murphy. In case you've been out of the loop, it all started when the UK broadcasting giant went after Murphy for using what was deemed to be an illegal method...
Pub owner Karen Murphy wins appeal in TV-decoder battle against Sky

Artists design Greece's new currency – in pictures

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Economic ­instability in Greece could soon force the country out of the eurozone, which means it will need to print a new currency – four artists decide to help them out...
Artists design Greece's new currency – in pictures

How Electionista helps filter through Tweets from current elections in 6 different countries

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This weekend sees elections taking place in six different countries, Serbia, Armenia, France, Germany, Italy and Greece. If you live and work in Europe, these are all important to keep an eye one while the economic crisis rolls on. Each may have a different impact on the economy more widely...
How Electionista helps filter through Tweets from current elections in 6 different countries
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