Archive for November 11th, 2010

Twitter links up with Apple’s Ping (AFP)

November 11, 2010
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SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) – Unveiling Apple’s new music-focused social network Ping in September, chief executive Steve Jobs described it as “sort of like Facebook and Twitter meet iTunes.”
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Apple Updates Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server (NewsFactor)

November 11, 2010
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Apple issued updates Wednesday for Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server. The version 10.6.5 updates, the company said, are recommended for all users running Mac OS X Snow Leopard or Snow Leopard Server. They include general fixes to improve stability, compatibility and security.
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Stocks sink as Cisco’s outlook disappoints (AP)

November 11, 2010
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NEW YORK – Stocks tumbled Thursday after a disappointing outlook from Cisco Systems Inc. rattled a market already on edge as an economic summit of world leaders got under way in South Korea.
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Cisco’s rout dents Wall Street but upside trend rules (Reuters)

November 11, 2010
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Cisco’s discouraging outlook dragged Wall Street lower on Thursday, but the market fought back in a sign the bullish trend remains intact.
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The Little Known Joys of Music School

November 11, 2010
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When group of young students attend their first formalized class to learn an instrument, its wonderful to see how their eyes sparkle with excitement. You certainly know they envision themselves as possibly the next Mozart, or aspire to mimic the immense achievements of Katy Perry.
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Learn to Drop Less Coinage When Mastering the Guitar

November 11, 2010
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Of course there’s the guitar itself, which can be purchased used for surprisingly cheap or borrowed from a friend or relative, but what about all of the extra accessories and associated costs that have a nasty way of ambushing aspiring musicians? You’ve got things like picks, strings, tuners, capos, plus music books on beginning...
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21st Century Dance – From Flash Mobs to Tap Dancing

November 11, 2010
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There a number of dance styles that is accompanied with or without music, some are collaborative and indeed the accompanying sounds are produced by the dance participants. Dance has in certain cultures been thought of as an art form, whilst others tend to liken dance to a physical workout or view it as part...
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FX Photo Studio 3.0 gets presets, 30 new effects (Macworld)

November 11, 2010
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It’s safe to say that “Photoshop in your pocket” is still a complicated pipe dream. But a major update to FX Photo Studio from MacPhun looks to give modern smartphone photographers more of what they seemingly want—sweet, sweet effects and ways to share photos with the world.
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My Taptu mobile app looks to personalize feeds (Macworld)

November 11, 2010
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No news may be good news, as the saying goes, but social media company Taptu thinks there’s such a thing as too much news. So the software maker has come out with a mobile app that it thinks will help users get a better handle on the headlines that matter to them.
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Disappointing Cisco outlook sinks stocks (AP)

November 11, 2010
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NEW YORK – Stocks tumbled Thursday after a disappointing outlook from Cisco Systems rattled the market and as world leaders attempt to come up with plans to strengthen a weak global economy.
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