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Apple’s Original Programming Idea: Unproven and Unoriginal – Wall Street Journal

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Wall Street Journal

Apple’s Original Programming Idea: Unproven and Unoriginal
Wall Street Journal
Investing in original content is a strategy so much in vogue for tech companies that it is starting to feel less than original. Now Apple is considering following in the footsteps of Netflix, NFLX -8.37 % Amazon.com, AMZN -2.34 % Google GOOG -2.49
Apple explores move into original programing business: VarietyReuters
Apple’s stock falls apart for 2015USA TODAY
An Apple Original Programming Push Could Spell Trouble For Netflix, AmazonForbes
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David Einhorn’s Greenlight Takes a Beating in August – Wall Street Journal

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David Einhorn’s Greenlight Takes a Beating in August
Wall Street Journal
August’s wild ride for stocks worsened what already was hedge-fund mogul David Einhorn’s most challenging year since the financial crisis. On Monday, his firm told investors it lost 5.3% in August as the value of its major holdings declined, said
UPDATE 1-Einhorn and Loeb’s hedge funds both decline 5 pct in Aug.Reuters
Greenlight Capital Down 14% for Year; David Einhorn Surveys InvestorsNew York Times
Einhorn’s Greenlight Falls 5.3% as August Rout Deepens SlideBloomberg

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Samsung unveils circular smartwatch, though mum for now on outside apps for it – Daily Journal

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Samsung unveils circular smartwatch, though mum for now on outside apps for it
Daily Journal
NEW YORK — Samsung is juicing up its smartwatch with a circular face and more battery life than the Apple Watch, but it’s unknown how many apps will be available for it. The limited selection of apps is one of the main challenges facing Samsung’s …

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Samsung unveils Gear S2 circular smartwatch – CBC.ca

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Samsung unveils Gear S2 circular smartwatch
CBC.ca
Samsung is juicing up its smartwatch with a circular face and more battery life than the Apple Watch, but it’s unknown how many apps will be available for it. The limited selection of apps is one of the main challenges facing Samsung’s smartwatches.
Samsung’s Gear S2 Watch Has a Round Face, Cellular ConnectionWall Street Journal (blog)
Samsung Gear S2 Shuns Android Wear As Apple (Kind Of) Embraces ItForbes
Samsung Gear S2, LG Urbane Luxe and Sony Wena Wrist unveiled as smartwatch war Financial Post
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Rates jump at weekly US Treasury bill auction – Washington Post

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Rates jump at weekly US Treasury bill auction
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills jumped in Monday’s auction, rising to their highest levels in several weeks. The Treasury Department auctioned $24 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.095 percent, up from 0.050 …
US sells 6-month bills at highest interest rate since 2009Reuters
Weekly T-Bills Go at 0.095%, 0.270% High RatesBond Buyer

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99% of seabirds will have swallowed plastic by 2050, scientists warn – Mashable

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Mashable

99% of seabirds will have swallowed plastic by 2050, scientists warn
Mashable
It’s no surprise that bottle caps, plastic bags and other pieces of trash are washed off the streets and into our waterways every day. Some studies have shown this pollution can amount to 580,000 pieces of plastic per square kilometre in the ocean
Nearly all of the world’s seabirds have eaten plastic, study estimatesWashington Post
90% of seabirds have plastic in stomachs, say scientistsIrish Examiner
90 Percent of Seabirds Flying Around With Plastic in ThemThe Times (subscription)
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