The key to Apple’s record-breaking financial success

The stars aligned for Apple on Thursday as the company passed the trillion-dollar market cap threshold. Apple co-founder Steve Jobs built a computer based on a very intuitive, easy-to-use system. As a result, Apple became the go-to choice in most classrooms that had computers, particularly in the 1990s. This tactic developed deep, almost cult-like loyalty […]

NYSE parent launches digital currency exchange

Bitcoin is coming to the Big Board — sort of. The parent company of the New York Stock Exchange is pushing for digital currencies to reach the investing mainstream through a new marketplace backed by some of Wall Street’s biggest investors. The InterContinental Exchange said Friday it had formed Bakkt, a new exchange-like company for […]

Death Toll From ISIS Attacks In Syria Tops 200

Death Toll From ISIS Attacks In Syria Tops 200 At least 150 people were also wounded in the attacks. BEIRUT (AP) — The death toll from coordinated attacks by Islamic State fighters on a usually peaceful southern city and surrounding countryside has climbed to 216, a local health official said Thursday, in the worst violence […]

Imran Khan Declares Victory In Disputed Pakistan Election

Imran Khan Declares Victory In Disputed Pakistan Election Opponents alleged vote rigging, even though the preliminary results put him in the lead. ISLAMABAD, July 26 (Reuters) – Pakistani cricket legend Imran Khan declared victory on Thursday in a divisive general election, and said he was ready to lead the nuclear-armed nation despite a long delay […]