Amazon may be working on a smartphone with hologram-like 3D Amazon is reportedly developing a smartphone that sports a 3D screen that relies on retina-tracking technology to make images seem to float above the screen like a hologram. With the smartphone, users would be able to navigate through content by using their eyes alone, according to two unnamed people who discussed the phone with the Wall Street Journal. More
Microsoft may buy Barnes & Noble's Nook unit for $1 billion According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. More
Stocks surge to new highs after hiring climbs A big gain in the job market is lifting the stock market to new milestones. The Dow Jones industrial average crossed 15,000 for the first time early Friday, and the Standard and Poor's 500 index, a broader market measure, broke through 1,600 for the first time. More
Apple Tops Q2 Earnings, Buys Back Shares However, iPad sales came in light of expectations ... there are still areas of genuine growth business yet to come. After a regular trading day where share were up 1.7 percent, AAPL is up another 0.8 percent in the after-market. Thus, for another ... 04/27/2015 - 10:05 am | View Link
Is Apple's Stock Split the Sign of a Top? The previous three Apple splits -- on April 22, 1987; April 19, 2000; and Feb. 11, 2005, all were followed by tops within the next three to 10 trading sessions. Within a month of the split, Apple's stock fell back to its 50-day moving average. As of June 2 ... 06/9/2014 - 5:03 am | View Link
iPad sales up, Macs flat, as Apple reports on Q2 earnings iPad sales soared year ... and apps now tops $4 billion in quarterly billings, making it the largest digital content store in the world. Apple also announced what it calls “a significant increase” in its stock buyback and cash dividend programs. 04/23/2013 - 6:18 pm | View Link
Apple stock tops $700 on iPhone mania The stock has advanced 73 percent this year. The iPhone 5, which features a bigger screen, faster chip and a lighter body, sold 2 million units in first-day orders ... their products less like the iPhone and iPad. Gains in coming months will hinge on ... 09/18/2012 - 11:02 am | View Link
Apple stock tops $700 The smartphone's unveiling last Wednesday impressed consumers and investors alike: The company raked in a record 2 million pre-orders in the first 24 hours, double the 1 million first-day orders recorded ... whose Apple stock target stands at $1,111. 09/18/2012 - 5:05 am | View Link
BERLIN — Mohammed Ali Zonoobi bends his head as the priest pours holy water over his black hair. "Will you break away from Satan and his evil deeds?" pastor Gottfried Martens asks the Iranian refugee. "Will you break away from Islam?"
"Yes," Zonoobi fervently replies. Spreading his hands in blessing, Martens then baptizes the man "in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Ghost."
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Mohammed is now Martin — no longer Muslim, but Christian.
Zonoobi, a carpenter from the Iranian city of Shiraz, arrived in Germany with his wife and two children five months ago.
Five people have been arrested in Hungary and one in Bulgaria over the smuggling of 71 migrants found dead in a truck on an Austrian highway last week. One of those arrested has been identified as the truck’s driver.