Archive for April 8th, 2011

SEC weighs new rules for private companies’ stock (AP)

April 8, 2011
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SEC weighs new rules for private companies’ stock 
    (AP)

DALLAS – The Securities and Exchange Commission is considering whether to ease rules on private companies that issue shares.
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Stocks edge lower as government shutdown looms (AP)

April 8, 2011
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Stocks edge lower as government shutdown looms 
    (AP)

NEW YORK – The stock market is bouncing between small gains and losses, a day after another big earthquake in Japan sent indexes lower.
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Viacom and Time Warner Cable duel over iPad (AFP)

April 8, 2011
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Viacom and Time Warner Cable duel over iPad 
    (AFP)

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) – US media colossus Viacom and cable television titan Time Warner Cable have taken their fight over a show-streaming iPad application to court.
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FTSE up 0.69% at open (AFP)

April 8, 2011
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FTSE up 0.69% at open 
    (AFP)

LONDON (AFP) – London shares rose at the start of trading on Friday, recovering losses from Thursday when it slipped 0.56 percent to 6,007.37 points.
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Wall Street futures signal higher opening (Reuters)

April 8, 2011
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Wall Street futures signal higher opening 
    (Reuters)

(Reuters) Stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Friday, with futures for the S&P 500, the Dow Jones and the Nasdaq 100 up 0.3-0.4 percent.
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Time Warner, Viacom take iPad app feud to NY court (AP)

April 8, 2011
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Time Warner, Viacom take iPad app feud to NY court 
    (AP)

NEW YORK – Time Warner Cable Inc. and Viacom Inc. took their dispute over what content can be put on the cable company’s iPad app to federal court on Thursday, asking a judge to decide the issue.
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Did a Glass Shortage Slow the Arrival of the RIM BlackBerry Playbook Tablet? (PC World)

April 8, 2011
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Did a Glass Shortage Slow the Arrival of the RIM BlackBerry Playbook Tablet? 
    (PC World)

The end of the wait for RIM’s eagerly awaited BlackBerry PlayBook tablet is coming April 19 but could the tablet have arrived sooner? Perhaps. If so, you might blame Apple, which created a touchscreen glass shortage with its iPad 2 manufacturing.
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Stocks dip after another earthquake hits Japan (AP)

April 8, 2011
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Stocks dip after another earthquake hits Japan 
    (AP)

NEW YORK – Stocks are ending the day with small losses after a 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck Japan.
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Canberra blocks Australia-Singapore bourse merger (AFP)

April 8, 2011
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Canberra blocks Australia-Singapore bourse merger 
    (AFP)

SYDNEY (AFP) – Australian Treasurer Wayne Swan officially rejected a proposed merger of the Australian and Singapore stock exchanges Friday, branding it a takeover by the city-state that offered no benefits.
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First Steps to Learn to Play the Guitar

April 8, 2011
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First Steps to Learn to Play the Guitar

If you’re fed up with playing guitar hero and want to play a real guitar here are a few broad brush strokes about how you can get started.
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