Latest Wall Street Journal Stories

YouTube May Offer Pay-Per-Channel TV Service
2013-01-30 11:43:49

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online At the core of all the talk about an Apple-branded television or an Intel-branded set top box is one persistent complaint: Consumers are tired of the package model sold by cable companies. Most people feel that it simply makes more sense to pay for only the channels that they want to watch, yet it makes more fiscal sense for the carriers to offer content in tiered groups as they currently do. This frustration — among...

AT&T May Look For Overseas Ventures To Help Grow Company
2013-01-17 12:18:22

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online According to a new Wall Street Journal report, AT&T may be looking across the pond for new cash streams. Not content with their growth potential here in the States, AT&T may be looking for companies to either buy or merge with in highly competitive Europe. Once in Europe, AT&T is expected to take the opportunity to expand their network as well as roll out new technology and tweak their pricing strategies. Such a...

Apple iPhone Orders Not Being Slashed, According To Analysts
2013-01-15 13:01:15

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online This weekend, the Wall Street Journal released a troubling report about Apple´s iPhone– specifically the iPhone 5– claiming that the company has had so much trouble selling the phone that they´ve had to cut orders for components in half. The report was troubling because all indications previous to this report showed strong iPhone 5 sales. Adding to the somewhat unbelievable report is the way the numbers...

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...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.