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Daily Report: Hoax on Twitter That Moved Markets Raises Worries

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After a Twitter hoax caused the Dow to drop temporarily by 150 points, regulators are increasingly concerned about the combination of social media and high-frequency trading....
Daily Report: Hoax on Twitter That Moved Markets Raises Worries

Fake Tweet And Algorithmically Twitchy Financial Markets Lead To Market Swing; But Is That So Bad?

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Lots of people have been rightfully concerned about just how much of the trading in the financial markets is done algorithmically via high frequency trading systems that execute trades faster than any of us can comprehend, based on various algorithms, trying to shave little bits and pieces of profit. The...
Fake Tweet And Algorithmically Twitchy Financial Markets Lead To Market Swing; But Is That So Bad?

The New iPad Is Finally Catching Up In Ad Impressions (According To Velti)

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Yes, it’s a big day for mobile ad reports, at least at TechCrunch — mobile marketing company Velti just released its report for July. One of the themes in recent reports has been the relatively slow growth of the new iPad when it comes to ad impression front. In July,...
The New iPad Is Finally Catching Up In Ad Impressions (According To Velti)

Salesman for software company selling to HFT firms: 'We robotise events' | Joris Luyendijk

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Joris Luyendijk talks to a software salesman about adjusting to the world of high-frequency trading and the need for speedAmong the most read interviews on the blog is this computer programmer at a high-frequency trading (HFT) hedge fund. To understand HFT, he explained: "Compare the movements of shares on the...
Salesman for software company selling to HFT firms: 'We robotise events' | Joris Luyendijk

Today's Scuttlebot: E-Mail Odyssey and Early Computer Ads

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. Monday's selection includes a small business owner's tale of advertising on Facebook, an argument that the lure of easy money in social networking may be stifling innovation and Facebook's five minutes in...
Today's Scuttlebot: E-Mail Odyssey and Early Computer Ads

Neutrinos could deliver millisecond advantage to cyborg Gordon Gekkos

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In a world where stocks are traded based on price changes monitored at the millisecond level, every sliver of a speed advantage gained counts. And, to get that edge, financial firms will go to almost any lengths, including building high powered particle accelerators in their basements. Well, at least...
Neutrinos could deliver millisecond advantage to cyborg Gordon Gekkos

Can Facebook Break Our Google Habit?

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Social Media Insights is a new daily newsletter from Business Insider that collects and delivers the top social media news first thing every morning. You can sign up to receive Social Media Insights here or at the bottom of this post. Can Facebook Disrupt The Google Habit? (Search Engine Watch)With...
Can Facebook Break Our Google Habit?

comScore: Amazon Kindle Fire users read more newspapers and magazines than Apple iPad users

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Between June and August 2012, 37.1 percent of tablet owners read a newspaper on their device at least once a month, while 11.5 percent of tablet owners read them almost daily. An even higher monthly readership rate, 39.6 percent of tablet owners, consumed magazines/periodicals on their device. The latest data...
comScore: Amazon Kindle Fire users read more newspapers and magazines than Apple iPad users

Why Eyeballs No Longer Matter For Startups

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Need funding for your startup? Don't load up your PowerPoint with nifty charts showing all the users your online service has grabbed. Venture capitalists are no longer impressed. These days, investors want to hear about the revenue you're generating, not the traffic. "There have been a lot of companies that...
Why Eyeballs No Longer Matter For Startups
How Real-Time Bidding Could Save Mobile Advertising

Wi-Fi Alliance to take over WiGig development, certification

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The long courtship between the Wi-Fi Alliance and the Wireless Gigabit Alliance, which promotes a fast wireless LAN technology that runs on very high frequencies, is set to end in marriage just a little too late for the International CES trade show next week. Under a memorandum of understanding...
Wi-Fi Alliance to take over WiGig development, certification
Furby returns in September with iPad compatibility and LCD eyes

BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: More Ad Money Is Going Mobile

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Mobile Insights is a daily newsletter from BI Intelligence delivered first thing every morning exclusively to BI Intelligence subscribers. Sign up for a free trial of BI Intelligence today. Worldwide, More Money Goes Mobile (eMarketer)Mobile ad spending around the world more than doubled last year, eMarketer estimates, and though growth will moderate this year, double-digit increases...
BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: More Ad Money Is Going Mobile

Are Apple And Amazon Destroying The Job Market? (AAPL, AMZN, BBY)

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That headline isn't quite as hyperbolic as you might think. People are puzzling over the fact that retail sales and spending continue to be quite strong, and yet retail employment is diving. In the last two jobs reports (the first of which was quite strong) retail shed a serious...
Are Apple And Amazon Destroying The Job Market? (AAPL, AMZN, BBY)
BII REPORT: How Automated Buying Could Save Mobile Advertising

Tibco acquires Streambase to bring real-time analytics tech to Wall Street

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Sept. 9 - 10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Tibco today acquired Streambase to augment its analytics offering, and appeal to the largest financial firms on Wall Street. Neither company would not disclose the final sum. But Tibco released the news on its website today,...
Tibco acquires Streambase to bring real-time analytics tech to Wall Street

Eugene Polley

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Father of the Flash-Matic, the first wireless TV remote controlOn his death at the age of 96, the US inventor Eugene Polley has received the accolade he wanted most: to be recognised as the father of the TV remote control. As he told the Baltimore Sun in November 2000: "It makes...
Eugene Polley

HTC One S shows up in Taiwan with 1.7GHz Snapdragon S3, speed lovers wail

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We'd been wondering just where the HTC Ville C would go with its odd mix of a 1.7GHz Snapdragon S3 and the One S' otherwise sleek hardware. Of all places, it's HTC's home turf of Taiwan: although the One S is still branded as the same phone, the usual...
HTC One S shows up in Taiwan with 1.7GHz Snapdragon S3, speed lovers wail

Caltech wizards develop terahertz-radiating chips, eye homeland security and 'touchless gaming' applications

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A duo of electrical engineers (or mad scientists, if you prefer) at the California Institute of Technology have developed chips that could very well end up in the next James Bond movie. Or, you know, real life. The newfangled chips are capable of generating and radiating "high-frequency electromagnetic waves,...
Caltech wizards develop terahertz-radiating chips, eye homeland security and 'touchless gaming' applications
In Defense Of The High-Frequency Hackers

Aleynikov goes free

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Count me in, with Choire Sicha, as being very happy that Sergey Aleynikov is once again a free man. To cut a long story short, Aleynikov used to work in high-frequency trading for Goldman Sachs, earning $400,000 a year. He then got offered a job in Chicago, earning three times...
Aleynikov goes free

Germany Moves to Brake High-Speed Trading

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The German government is set to approve a new bill in cabinet to rein in high-frequency trading, but the bill is stoking fears that tougher rules could stunt the trading sector's growth in Europe....
Germany Moves to Brake High-Speed Trading

SEC approves $62M payout after Facebook's botched public offering in 2012

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The Securities and Exchange Commission has approved a plan (PDF) by the Nasdaq stock exchange to pay $62 million to investors. That sum covers the losses incurred during the bungled Facebook initial public offering (IPO) last year. In May 2012, when the social network’s highly anticipated stock went public,...
SEC approves $62M payout after Facebook's botched public offering in 2012
Researchers create a drug that restores hearing to deaf mice
Detailed analysis of Apple A6 core reveals layout done by hand

Apple stock panic labeled "a premeditated flash dump"

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While pundits have taken it upon themselves to explain that investors were "disappointed" with Apple after it delivered its results last week, evidence points to "a premeditated flash dump" enable by high frequency trading algorithms....
Apple stock panic labeled "a premeditated flash dump"

Wall Street gains an edge by trading over microwaves

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McKay Brothers, a firm that sells high capacity links to trading firms, is connecting the financial districts of New York City and Chicago with a new network that aims to execute the fastest trades in the country. This new network, however, won’t be built on private fiber lines. Instead, McKay...
Wall Street gains an edge by trading over microwaves

Momentary Financial Crisis... And A Lesson In Unintended Consequences

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As you may have heard, yesterday was a fun day when it came to the stock market, with something causing the Dow to go into freefall for a bit, before it then bounced back up. Initially, some thought that it was a full-on financial crisis, and then there were rumors...
Momentary Financial Crisis... And A Lesson In Unintended Consequences
Light, heat, and vibration: MIT's new chip can harvest energy from all three simultaneously

DealBook: Court Overturns Conviction of Ex-Goldman Programmer

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A federal appeals court reversed the conviction late Thursday of Sergey Aleynikov, a former Goldman Sachs programmer found guilty of stealing proprietary code from the bank's high-frequency trading platform....
DealBook: Court Overturns Conviction of Ex-Goldman Programmer
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