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New Captain America movie with clear anti-NSA message is a massive hit abroad

New Captain America movie with clear anti-NSA message is a massive hit abroad

When the original Captain America movie came out, many wondered how well it would play in massive new Asian markets like China. Would a superhero movie with an in-your-face, pro-America message fare well? Well, the first movie in the franchise was a bit weak outside the U.S. ” it grossed $194 million in all international markets combined. Fairly ...

Report says Galaxy Note 4 may feature wild new hardware

Report says Galaxy Note 4 may feature wild new hardware

A first rumor detailing specs and features for the Galaxy Note 4, Samsung's flagship phablet that should be unveiled in the second half of the year, has emerged from China, where CNMO has listed some interesting hardware details for the handset. According to the publication, the Galaxy Note 4 will be bigger than the Galaxy S5 when ...

Taiwan’s HTC posts first-quarter loss, lags estimates

Chou shows the new HTC One M8 phone during a launch event in New York

By Michael Gold TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp on Monday posted a wider-than-expected loss for the first quarter of 2014 as sales continued to decline. Shares of HTC closed 3.57 percent higher on Monday ahead of the earnings release, compared with a 0.14 percent decline in the benchmark index.From http://news.yahoo.com/taiwans-htc-posts-first-quarter-loss-lags-estimates-093639196--finance.html

Slashdot Asks: Will You Need the Windows XP Black Market?

NicknamesAreStupid (1040118) writes "As Whoever57 pointed out, there are some who will still get support for Microsoft Windows XP pointed out, there are some who will still get support for Microsoft Windows XP — the 'haves'. However, most will be the 'have nots.' Anytime you have such market imbalance, there is opportunity. Since Microsoft clearly ...

Weibo IPO could value company at about $3.9 billion

A man visits Sina's Weibo microblogging site in Shanghai

(Reuters) - China's Weibo Corp said it expected its initial public offering of 20 million American Depository Shares to be priced at $17-$19 each, valuing the Twitter-like messaging service at about $3.9 billion. Weibo, owned by Sina Corp, is the latest Chinese internet giant to tap U.S. markets, following on the heels of search service ...

Weibo IPO could value company at about $1.66 billion

A man visits Sina's Weibo microblogging site in Shanghai

(Reuters) - China's Weibo Corp said it expected its initial public offering of 20 million American Depository Shares to be priced at $17-$19 each, valuing the Twitter-like messaging service at about $1.66 billion. Weibo, owned by Sina Corp, is the latest Chinese internet giant to tap U.S. markets, following on the heels of search service ...

What might be 2014²s best Android phone has leaked in new photos

What might be 2014²s best Android phone has leaked in new photos

Huawei isn't a household name in the United States but in China it's one of the most popular smartphone vendors and it's been making a name for itself in recent years for producing phablets so giant-sized that they might even make Samsung blush. Nowhereelse.fr has snagged some leaked pictures that purportedly give us a fresh look ...

China Cracks Down On Bitcoin, Cuts Off Exchanges’ Bank Access

jfruh (300774) writes "Bitcoin has made many governments and regulators uncomfortable, and the Chinese government is responding to the challenge it poses with its usual lack of subtlety. Two Chinese bitcoin exchanges have found themselves cut off from the money economy, as Chinese banks, under pressure from the government, refuse to do business with them." ...

Alibaba’s Jack Ma invests $532 million in financial software firm

Ma, the chairman of China's largest e-commerce firm Alibaba Group, speaks during a conference in Hong Kong

Jack Ma, the founder of China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, the world's biggest e-commerce firm, will pay 3.3 billion yuan ($531.78 million) to take a controlling share of financial software firm, Hundsun Technologies Inc. Hundsun Technologies said on Thursday that Hundsun Group, which owns a 20.6 percent stake in Hundsun Technologies, will sell 100 percent ...

The most ominous Bitcoin trend

The most ominous Bitcoin trend

Last week, Bitcoin's value tumbled 9% in one day on news that China's central bank had ordered banks and payment companies to close trading accounts belonging to more than 10 exchanges. Since then, Bitcoin has crashed by nearly another 10%, now hovering around $480. It's a steep decline from the feverish highs above $1,100 last November. Ominously, general interest ...