Tag Archives: Extreme

Franklin Templeton CEO Jenny Johnson says active management pays off during extreme volatility

With $1.5 trillion in assets, Franklin Templeton is among America’s top 10 asset managers, and growing. Over the last few years, the firm has acquired asset manager Legg Mason, custom index provider O’Shaughnessy Asset Management, and secondary private equity investor Lexington Partners, among others. President and CEO Jenny Johnson says it doesn’t end there. She’s focused on bolt-on acquisitions in technology and ... Read More »

The Samsung Galaxy Note7’s extreme thinness may be behind battery explosions

It’s been a while since Samsung has been in the news for its exploding Galaxy Note7 batteries—and we sincerely hope any of our readers who bought has returned it to the company for a refund—but a team of enterprising engineers and developers who solve problems for a living may have discovered the root cause of the disaster. Samsung has been ... Read More »

Buffalo AirStation Extreme WXR-1900DHPD review: Open-source firmware is supposed to be a good thing

Fans of open-source software might initially find Buffalo’s WXR-1900DPHD appealing because it uses the open-source DD-WRT firmware. This firmware is famous for unlocking hardware features that router manufacturers choose not to expose to end users for one reason or another. But that’s not the case here, because Buffalo chose the underdeveloped DD-WRT NXT build, which is stable but not at ... Read More »

SanDisk’s Extreme 510 Portable SSD is small, fast and tough

You can carry 480GB of fast SSD storage in your pocket. The extra-tough packaging should survive even the klutziest owners. COMMENTS Melissa Riofrio | @MRiofrioPCW Executive Editor, PCWorld Feb 23, 2016 3:30 AM SanDisk’s Extreme 510 Portable SSD feeds a love and a need: We all love fast, compact SSDs, and our portable storage needs are outstripping the capacity of ... Read More »

The durable Sandisk Extreme 510 SSD can survive hard drops and raindrops

You can carry 480GB of fast SSD storage in your pocket. The extra-tough packaging should survive even the klutziest owners. Similar Hardware & Accessories More MWC 2016 MWC 2016 Atheer offers enterprise-focused smart glasses with gesture tracking(1:55) MWC 2016 Hands-on: Epson’s new Moverio BT-300 smart glasses MWC 2016 AT&T’s vision for smart cities (4:22) MWC 2016 IoT will play a ... Read More »

Cramer: Extreme valuations point to a recession

Jim Cramer likes to look at the market from all perspectives. That means listening to the fears of investors and interpreting what drastic valuations could mean for the future of stocks — not just what the charts like the VIX are indicating. “Take, for example, some of the extreme valuations of the market. And when I say extreme, I am ... Read More »