Latest Wall Street Journal Stories

Apple iPhone Takes A Cut: Orders Fall Short
2013-01-14 10:37:42

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Wall Street Journal, often believed to have an inside track when it comes to this sort of information, has issued a report over the weekend suggesting Apple´s iPhone 5 might not be performing as well as it once was. According to WSJ, Apple has cut their orders to suppliers for iPhone parts due to “weaker-than-expected” sales, according to their sources who are familiar with the matter. The smartphone...

2012-12-29 05:01:25

The recent letter sent out by the Business Roundtable is to bring SMEs even further down, found the Wall Street Journal. XSM website development packages at http://www.connecttotheworld.com can help bring in greater revenues and allow small businesses to make an online presence. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) December 28, 2012 The Business Roundtable which sent out a letter on the 11th of December did not bring happy news to all those small business owners out there. The letter was supposed to...

China Cracks Down On Internet Freedom Following Scandals
2012-12-27 10:15:13

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Though it might sound unexpected, the Chinese government has come under scrutiny this year as a result of some online missteps. As a communist country, China works to control what is published about its government and political figures. However, if we´ve learned anything during the last five years in America, it´s that news travels fast and unencumbered via Twitter. The same can be said of China´s own microblogging...

Is Apple Really Planning TV Prototypes?
2012-12-12 11:56:00

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There are only a few weeks left in 2012, the year many analysts said we´d see an Apple Television for sale in shops. Clearly an actual Apple television set, or “iTV” as many unimaginatively call it, is not available for purchase. The rumors about such a device were running head to head with other rumors about a smaller iPad earlier in the year. As we now know, the iPad mini became a real thing while rumors...

2012-10-21 04:01:57

An article in the Wall Street Journal points out that, with the best of intentions, affirmative action may actual be hurting people (http://on.wsj.com/QQ5Vlg). Relationship therapist Dr. Bonnie Eaker Weil has suggestions for how our society can pull together and provide opportunities for all. (PRWEB) October 20, 2012 The Wall Street Journal reveals that affirmative action may not be equipping people in the ways it was supposed to (http://on.wsj.com/QQ5Vlg). The article points out that in an...

2012-10-20 04:00:33

Program recognizing tech breakthroughs received more than 500 entries, with elite 7 percent receiving recognition; CloudPassage a runner-up in Information Security category San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 19, 2012 CloudPassage®, the leading cloud server security provider, has been recognized by The Wall Street Journal´s esteemed Annual Technology Innovation Awards as a runner-up in the Information Security category for its cloud server security platform Halo®. CloudPassage...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'