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Silver

Silver is a metallic chemical element with the chemical symbol Ag (Latin: argentum, from the Indo-European root *arg- for "grey" or "shining") and atomic number 47. A soft, white, lustrous transition metal, it has the highest electrical conductivity of any element and the highest thermal conductivity of any metal. The metal occurs naturally in its pure, free form (native silver), as an alloy with gold and other metals, and in minerals such as argentite and chlorargyrite. Most silver is produced as a by-product of copper, gold, lead, and zinc refining.

Headlines Around the Web

IMG nears sale for more than $2bn

Dec 18 - Financial Times

Sotheby’s loses its star auctioneer

Nov 23 - Financial Times

Silver futures down 0.36% on weak global cues

Nov 18 - The Times of India

Sunday talk show tip sheet

Nov 02 - Politico

Articles About Silver

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By IBTimes AU

Here are the latest updates for “WoW” players including the last part of the “Lords of War” series of videos. (1:27 pm)

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'NCIS Los Angeles' Season 6 Spoilers: Episode 1 'Deep Trouble Part II' Airs On Sept. 29, 2014, Find Out What Will Happen To Sam And Callen [WATCH VIDEO]
'NCIS Los Angeles' Season 6 Premiere Recap: Episode 1 'Deep Trouble Part II' Aired On Sept. 29, 2014, Sam And Callen’s Lives Are At Stake And The Team Including ‘Densi’ Rushes To Locate Them [WATCH VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

Aside from trying to save Callen and Sam from dying, the team must also prevent a terrorist attack in San Diego. (4:17 pm)

MORE TOPICS: CALIFORNIA, FBI, LOS ANGELES

Apple CEO Tim Cook Speaks During An Apple Event Announcing The iPhone 6 And The Apple Watch At The Flint Center In Cupertino
iPhone 6 vs Moto G 2014: Motorola’s Budget Smartphone Takes On Apple’s Premium Smartphone

By IBTimes AU

The iPhone 6 is a premium smartphone from Apple and the Moto G is the all new budget smartphone from Motorola. This article compares specifications of the handsets to see whether the Moto G can give good competition to the iPhone 6. (2:11 pm)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, GOLD, SMARTPHONE, ANDROID

OnePlus One Probable Successor, OnePlus Two Rumoured To Arrive In the Q2 or Q3 Next Year

By IBTimes AU

OnePlus One is rumoured to be working on a smaller smartphone which is referred to as OnePlus Two. The speculated handset is expected to arrive in the second or third quarter of 2015. (Sep 30)

MORE TOPICS: INDIA, SMARTPHONE, ANDROID

A Google Search Page is Reflected in Sunglasses in This Photo Illustration Taken in Brussels
What to Know So Far About Nexus 6 Release: October/November Launch and Killer Features

By IBTimes AU

Many reports about the Nexus X, more commonly known as the Nexus 6, have been flying about, but one has been consistent: news sources expect an Android Land launch of the Nexus 6 by October or November. (Sep 30)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, ANDROID, HTC

A priest holds the communion as Pope Francis leads the canonisation ceremony of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 27, 2014. Pope Francis proclaimed his predecessors John XXIII and John Paul II saints in fron
Pope Francis Mulls Lifting Holy Communion Ban on Divorcees, Feared to Split Catholic Church

By IBTimes AU

Pope Francis is said to be opening discussions of the lifting of the ban of giving Holy Communion to Roman Catholic divorcees, much to the chagrin of the faith’s international bishops. (Sep 29)

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Motorola Mobility CEO Dennis Woodside Holds A New Moto G Mobile Phon.
Moto G 2014 vs. Nokia XL – Specifications, Features And Price Showdown

By IBTimes AU

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MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, SOUTH KOREA, SMARTPHONE, ANDROID

An Air New Zealand Plane Flies Over Houses in Mount Victoria as It Approaches Wellington Airport.
New Zealand Woman Blames Passing Plane For 'Clumps of Poo' Covering Her House

By IBTimes AU

A woman from Auckland was outraged to wake up one day and see her house and car covered in "clumps of poo." She blamed passing aircraft for dumping waste on her property. (Sep 29)

A Sony Experia Z3 Compact Smartphone At The IFA Consumer Technology Fair In Berlin
Sony Xperia Z3 And Xperia Z3 Now Available From Compact Retailers And Network Carriers In The UK

By IBTimes AU

Sony Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact have landed across several regions worldwide including Germany, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan and United Kingdom. Know which retailers and network carriers in UK are now offering these new Xperia smartphones. (Sep 29)

MORE TOPICS: UNITED KINGDOM, GERMANY, INDIA, COPPER, SMARTPHONE, SONY

'Castle' Season 7 Spoilers: Premiere Episode To Ask Does Kate Beckett Really Knows Rick Castle

By IBTimes AU

It is time to see the introduction of a new mythology in "Castle." The Season 7 of the show will open with the disappearance of Castle, and it is going to take some time before some answers about what happened to Castle are revealed. (Sep 26)