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Chinese cybercrime site cleans up

A Chinese company that ran a web-hosting firm that was a favourite among cybercriminals has agreed to clean up its act. Hosting firm 3322.org’s web domains were seized by Microsoft as it investigated a cybercrime gang. Microsoft found evidence that …

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World of Warcraft cities hacked

Hackers have massacred all the virtual characters in some of online adventure game World of Warcraft’s major cities. They appear to have created a character able to destroy those of other players and those controlled by the game. Game creator …

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Samsung sees record profits on smartphone sales

Samsung Electronics has estimated record profits in the three months to September, led by strong sales of its Galaxy smartphones. The South Korean company said it expects operating profits of 8.1 trillion won ($7.3bn; £4.5bn), nearly double last year’s figure. …

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Trading Strategies – What’s Right for You?

It’s the age-old question that so many traders ask themselves and each other: which stock trading strategy should I follow? Does day trading offer better rewards than swing trading? Should I scalp or hold positions? How can I best limit …

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Global stocks and euro up on Spain’s budget

NEW YORK: Stocks rallied and the euro rebounded from two-week lows on Thursday after the Spanish government said it would cut spending sharply and opened the door for a potential European bailout. Spain’s Deputy Prime Minister Soraya Saenz de Santamaria …

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Monsoon aspect and stock market

Failure of monsoon is one cliché headline I have been noticing for the past 1 month. It is a cause of concern since most of India’s agricultural territory is rain fed. Except for few places like Punjab, Haryana ,etc rest …

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Minecraft creator attacks Microsoft’s Windows 8 plan

Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson has become the latest developer to attack Microsoft’s Windows 8 games strategy. He claimed that the software firm risked ruining its gaming ecosystem. His comments follow similar criticism from executives at the video games company …

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AMD deal brings Android apps to Windows 8

Some Windows 8 laptops and PCs could end up running more Android apps than ones written for Microsoft’s software. Gadgets built around chips made by AMD will come optimised to run the Android apps. A collaboration between AMD and software …

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