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  • Google: Bringing Satellite Internet To The World [View article]
    Perhaps Google will now give up on the weather balloons for a more realistic third world Internet access solution. Then again now all Google needs to do first is get electricity for the hardware to their target Internet customers. :-)

    What should be the new world order: Food, shelter, security, the Internet? Where does sex fall into this new scheme of the human priority? Before or after the Internet?
    Jun 2 10:23 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Europe Tries To Censor Google [View article]
    Yesterdays_news...
    If you want privacy stop using social media and give up your Internet service provider. Write a letter to your friends and stop using your mobile phone or buy a throw away model. Either that or stop whining about privacy. There isn't any and there never will be on the public internet. You should be grateful you still have the Freedom to use it. Google is not big brother. The EU and NSA and 195 governments in the world are big brother. Those are the entities that have the capability to censor it to the point of worthlessness. You should complain about that not Google.
    Jun 2 11:54 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Buy The Rumor, Sell The News: The Case Of Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference [View article]
    @nogeeks...

    I understand very much thank you. It was the purchase price I don't understand. Brand names like Sennheiser I understand. It is over priced brands like Beats and Air Jordans I don't understand. Perhaps there is some sort of IP that the company owns that is worth $3 billion. But then what is two of three billion in the scheme of things when your are holding $150 billion in cash.
    Jun 1 11:29 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Buy The Rumor, Sell The News: The Case Of Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference [View article]
    Writing about Apple on SA is like slapping a hornet's nest. It brings out the emotional Apple zealots that have Apple logo patches sewn on their Bloomingdale sweaters. The truth is stock split not withstanding Apple stock is currently trading way above its 200 day MA and needs to be approached with caution if you are planning on starting a new position here. Aside from the affects of their stock buy backs and news of over paying for a marginal head phone company there is little that has been announced about its product line that can bring its technical analysis closer to a promise of any huge new upside.

    Adding Apple to the DOW could generate some new temporary demand as the DOW indexed funds and ETFs must re-balance their positions. I don't think a large screen format of the new iphones will do little for earnings. It will do little more than to give some Apple uses less of an incentive to switch brands and bitch about Tim Cook. The stock split which has no effect on stockholder value could create some short term retail investor demand, but earnings most continue to beat for shares price to continue to stay this high over its 200 day MA.

    That said I am still long Apple and am seeing what the author is seeing in the charts. Like the author I am taking a wait and see attitude on the position and will be watching the trading action closely over the next few weeks. There is a strong incentive to sell the position and buy it back when the technicals are more favorable perhaps after the stock split.
    Jun 1 09:31 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Europe Tries To Censor Google [View article]
    @Yesterdays_news...

    I am not sure you know the difference between original sources of data and links to that data. Google does not create the data. Their business model is to make it available to whomever asks for it. The Internet is full of lies and untruths. It also is a indisputable source of historical facts and relevant information that is an archive of human history that benefit all of mankind. I suppose we now must view information sources in the EU from the former group. Yesterday's news is only relevant if it is true. Uncensored information is the only path to the truth.

    Next we will be reading that the holocaust never happened by the Germans. Oh wait... I think I already read that. Censorship is a quick path to Tierney. Freedom is under constant danger. This ruling for the EU is that.
    May 31 08:57 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Google ready for E.U. privacy ruling [View news story]
    The original information does not belong to Google. They didn't create it. They did not store it. They can not erase it. It is public information available to anyone that knows where it is located. Why is it the search engines job to censor it?

    There are 500 million people in the countries of the EU. How do you successfully manage such an effort if there are millions of requests? This is an absurd ruling by the EU.

    Also censorship of information in the public domain and government intrusion into individual privacy are not the same thing.
    May 31 12:40 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Google ready for E.U. privacy ruling [View news story]
    Once you allow a governmental bureaucrat or agency to dictate content or tax access to information it will be the start of a slippery slope of the decline of freedom worldwide.

    Why shouldn't there be public information available about some guy in Spain that defaults on a debt and walks away be part of the public domain. His remedy should be to make good on his debt and petition the legal entity at the source that posted the information to have it expunged from his public record so the Google link will not apply.

    Why is it Goggle's job to determent FACTS in the public domain? It is also not Goggle's job to determent the TRUTH? They report and you should decide. That is what makes the Internet one of the greatest inventions in human history.
    May 30 07:26 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Midday Gainers / Losers [View news story]
    PRAN has mysteriously had two double digit percentile increases Tuesday and Wednesday this week on very high volume without any new news anywhere to be found. Thursday it corrected with no apparent news. I have no idea who is accumulating the stock or why. Perhaps someone can explain the reason for this trading activity. Please... I already know there are more buyers than sellers. Humor more original would be appreciated if no one knows why.
    May 30 12:59 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Europe Tries To Censor Google [View article]
    This article is not really about Google. It is the shot across the bow starting the war on the freedom of the Internet and the power of governments to control and censor information. Who is the EU and why do they get a say in something they did not build.

    The real loser is not Google. It is the people of the world that are the losers in giving up their rights to freedom of information. If Google complies with this ruling it is the beginning of the end of the Internet as a public domain information source.
    May 29 12:08 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Europe Tries To Censor Google [View article]
    EXACTLY! Censorship of links to Internet content or any other form of dissemination of information should never be done. Let the embarrassed parties file libel suits against the original source of the information with retraction demands on the original content with public announcements of financial settlements for false or untruthful content. If the information is proven true it should stay links and all.

    Just imagine if corrupt governments like the Obama administration were allowed to demand and remove links to news content of the consequences of their policies and actions from the public record so that history could be rewritten or whitewashes. The Internet would be a useless source of information just like most of the print media today. Ask Monica Lewinsky what should be on the Internet. Should an "embarrassing tax episode" care more weight? Who should decide?
    May 28 05:51 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Professional Silver Stealth Buying Underway In Futures And ETFs [View article]
    So... How long are you expecting to live? I hope you have something else besides silver in your retirement fund :-)
    May 28 03:13 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Cellceutix Signs Material Transfer Agreements for Defensin Mimetic Compounds With Leading Universities [View article]
    Long CTIX. Very interesting BioTech currently off the radar with three product lines in Phase II trials that I believe have good potential for a pop in price by first quarter 2015. CTIX has good IP and operates in conjunction with best in breed research Labs to conduct their trials and science.

    Owned it since July 2012. Caught an early double and have no plans to sell here. I actual buy more at a higher price which is generally against my basic trading principals for speculative Biotechs.
    May 27 11:18 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Geron: A Likely Short Squeeze [View article]
    It should depend on the date the shorts were originally placed. New shorts places after distribution date are not obligated to deliver Asterias shares because the long shareholders already received their dividend. Nake shorts that don't own the share need to buy or borrow shares legally before ex-dividend date if the own wants them back.

    I dough Asterias shares are priced into the market value of Geron. If the stock dividend truly generates a short squeeze the pricing will be buried in the trading activity anyway.

    I don't believe most stockholders long Geron started their positions because of the Asterias distribution. Most did not even know about the agreement that spawned Asterias until this article.
    May 22 12:12 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Geron: A Likely Short Squeeze [View article]
    Asterias is the spinoff that holds all the remainder of the original Geron IP. I thought that Asterias was planning to go public as a separate company. What is the current disposition of Asterias?
    May 20 01:07 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Transocean Is Worth $60 [View article]
    Andrew Mascio... Thank you for pointing out the important fundamentals underlining RIG as a cheap energy provider that most investors dismiss in favor of other more expensive offshore drillers. Additionally, offshore drillers as a segment of the oil service industry is also out of favor by this administration the environmental lobby and those invested in other less practical energy alternatives. I say it is time to change our energy policy and focus on energy independence for America and stop funding losing alternatives to energy production to feed an ideology instead of commonsense solutions. Energy Independence and less reliance on other unfriendly sources in the world should be our chief priority.
    May 20 08:33 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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