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Big data doesn't kill markets

High-frequency trading on Wall Street has already sparked one serious market crash--the "flash crash" in May of 2010 in which the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped like Newton's apple--and one wake-up call called the "hash crash" in which an unsubstantiated (and untrue) Tweet about a terror attack sent the market tumbling temporarily.

FT exec: HTML5 is not dead

SAN FRANCISCO--"The reports of the death of HTML5 are greatly exaggerated," said Rob Grimshaw, managing director of FinancialTimes.com, the European news outlet. Grimshaw said the FT's decision in 2011 to focus on HTML5 instead of native apps has resulted in increased mobile usage and revenues for the company.