Articles by Copper
'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Wins Big In The Critics Choice Awards And Leads Other Comic Book Adaptations In The Oscars
January 19 2015 10:07 AM
The latest Marvel offering has won two awards in the Critics Choice Awards and is gunning for two more in the upcoming Academy Awards.
Samsung Galaxy S5: Amazon Offers Otterbox Defender Accessory For Android Smartphone At $29 Price
January 15 2015 3:37 PM
Amazon currently offers an accessory that can protect the Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone. Owners can head to the online retailer to check out the deal on the Otterbox Defender case for the Android device.
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday January 14, 2015
January 14 2015 2:14 PM
Australian shares are losing ground for the third day in what has been a volatile start to the session. The ASX 200 Index is down 0.1 per cent with weaker commodity prices and softer US markets not helping.
Australia Falls In World Internet Speed Rankings; New Zealand Ranks Higher Than Australia
January 13 2015 5:42 PM
New Zealand has outperformed Australia in the latest U.S.-based rankings in the list of world's average Internet speed.
BHP To Hike Volume Of Olympic Dam Radioactive Fluids To 64.8M Cubic Metres From 48.4M
January 13 2015 10:17 AM
BHP Billiton (ASX: BHP) has sought the permission from the federal government to increase the height of the walls of its tailings dam at its Olympic Dam mine in South Australia by 10 metres from 30 to 40 metres.
Rare Metal Found In Ancient Sunken Ship
January 10 2015 1:36 AM
Atlantis’ legendary metal, orichalcum may be the latest archaeological find recovered from an ancient Greek shipwreck.
Bradley Cooper Denies Reports Of Romance With Taylor Swift, Calls Rumours 'Complete Horse S---'
January 08 2015 7:32 PM
Bradley Cooper denies reports that Taylor Swift approached him and was turned down.
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon January 6, 2015
January 06 2015 6:44 PM
Local shares were hammered today following heavy falls on European and US bourses overnight. Concerns about weak demand have been heightened, after the price of Brent Crude dipped below US$50 a barrel for the first time in five-and-a-half-years. Investors were also spookedovernight amid speculation Greece may exit the Eurozone.The All Ords (XAO) improved slightly from the day's lows to close down 83 points or 1.5 percent to 5,346, while the ASX 200 (XJO) dropped 85 points or 1.5 percent to 5,...
Revisiting the Viking Outpost Found in Artic Canada
December 22 2014 12:10 PM
In 2012, Artic archaeologists presented artefacts of European craftsmanship unearthed in Baffin Island. The research’s lead author speculates that Viking seafarers and North American hunters were once allies in a transatlantic trade system.
Solar Power: New Technology By Caltech Claims Success In Maximising Conversion of Solar Rays Into Electrical Energy
December 22 2014 11:00 AM
The new generation technologies in solar power are aligned with the advancements in nano technology.
Australian Stock Market Report –Afternoon December 19, 2014
December 19 2014 8:40 PM
Australian shares completed a trifecta of winning days on Friday, closing around the best levels of the session. Over the course of the last week the ASX 200 has risen by almost 2.3 % , balancing the loss of the pre-ceeding week when the market fell by almost 2.2%.
The Tale Of A 4,000-Year-Old Man And His Dagger
December 17 2014 9:59 PM
Nearly four thousand years after his death, an ancient British warrior's tale is now told to the world.
Australian Stock Market Report –Afternoon December 16, 2014
December 16 2014 7:27 PM
Losses worsened this afternoon with Australian shares falling by 0.7 per cent and closing at a fresh two-month lows in the process. The ASX 200 Index lost 0.7 per cent with both mining and energy industries slumping by around 2 per cent.
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday December 16, 2014
December 16 2014 3:52 PM
Australian shares are falling for the sixth straight session and trading at two month lows. The ASX 200 Index is down 0.5 per cent with the energy and mining sectors continuing to be the main liabilities.
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning December 16, 2014
December 16 2014 10:01 AM
In US economic data, industrial production rose by 1.3% in November after advancing by 0.1% in October - marking the largest rise since May 2010. Capacity utilisation rose from 79.3 to 80.1 - the highest reading since March. The New York Fed Empire State index fell from +10.16 to -3.58 in December - the first negative result in almost a year. US NAHB Housing Market Index eased from 58 to 57 in December - highlighting that home builder sentiment remained relatively optimistic.
Samsung Galaxy S5: Low-Priced Android Smartphone Available At Amazon On A Two-Year Contract
December 15 2014 7:31 PM
The consumers who are looking for a Samsung Galaxy S5 holiday deal can find it in Amazon. The online retailer currently offers the AT&T Samsung Galaxy S5 16 GB version with a low on-contract price set at $49.55 for a limited time.
Willow Trees Purify and Restore Contaminated Soil
December 15 2014 1:19 PM
Willow trees can be used in restoring balance in soils that have been contaminated by high concentrations of metals.
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday December 1, 2014
December 01 2014 4:18 PM
A new month and a new week has started the same way the last month ended, with sellers in control. The ASX started the session with a 5 point loss before trading to the low point of the morning where the index chalked up a deficit of almost 47 points. Over the course of the morning there was little evidence that buyers saw value at the newly discounted levels which had taking the market to the lowest levels in around 6 weeks.
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning November 27, 2014
November 27 2014 11:01 AM
In US economic data: personal spending +0.2%, income +0.2%; durable goods orders +0.4%; weekly jobless claims +21,000 to 313,000; Chicago purchasing manager's index down from 66.2 to 60.8; pending home sales down 1.1%; new home sales +0.7%; consumer sentiment down from 89.4 to 88.8; weekly mortgage market index down 4.3% with purchases down 5.8%.
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday November 26, 2014
November 26 2014 4:01 PM
The market volatility that has been a recent staple for local shares continued on Wednesday. The ASX 200 opened with a gain of 4 points before rallying to an improvement of 56 points at the morning highs. Thereafter the index consolidated within sight of the best levels of the day. The early improvements locally came despite flat results for European and US indices in the last 12 hours. European shares rose on Tuesday but gains in bank stocks were offset by weakness in resources. The FTSEurofirs...