Archive for April 13th, 2011

Foxconn says looking at investment opportunities in Brazil (Reuters)

April 13, 2011
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Foxconn says looking at investment opportunities in Brazil 
    (Reuters)

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Foxconn Technology Group, maker of Apple Inc’s iPhone and iPad, said it is looking at investment opportunities in Brazil in line with its strategy of “being where the market is,” a plan that would boost its presence in a fast-growing market for electronic devices.
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Fresh iPhone Apps for Apr. 13: Switchee, SaleLocator, Postagram (Appolicious)

April 13, 2011
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Fresh iPhone Apps for Apr. 13: Switchee, SaleLocator, Postagram 
    (Appolicious)

It’s a day of free apps in today’s Fresh Apps list, and they all have very cool functions. Switchee uses switches to streamline your social media experience, allowing you to access and update multiple networks instantly. SaleLocator does exactly what its name implies and will even throw sale results up on a map for...
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Stocks recover as investors eye US economy (AP)

April 13, 2011
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Stocks recover as investors eye US economy 
    (AP)

LONDON – Global stocks rose Wednesday ahead of some key U.S. corporate and economic news, and recovering most of the hefty losses from the previous day, when investors fretted about the nuclear crisis in Japan.
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Mubarak’s detention spurs Egyptian stock market (AP)

April 13, 2011
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Mubarak’s detention spurs Egyptian stock market 
    (AP)

CAIRO – Egypt’s benchmark stock index rallied moderately on Wednesday, gaining as investors hoped that the detention of former President Hosni Mubarak and his two sons may allay growing frustrations with the pace of reforms and accountability in the country.
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Skateboard Wheel Bearings

April 13, 2011
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Skateboard Wheel Bearings

When you are choosing a skateboard, you need to look at far more than just the board itself. Yes the length and the width of the board is very important, but did you ever consider the skateboard wheel bearings? This is something that many people tend to forget about when they are buying a...
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Skateboarding Wheels

April 13, 2011
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Skateboarding Wheels

One of the most important parts of skateboarding is buying the right skateboarding wheels. Though some might think skateboard wheels are irrelevant, there are many who would disagree, and most professional skateboarders know that the type of skateboard wheels in play can make or break the experience.
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Eye-Tracking Trick Brings Glasses-Free 3D to iPad 2 (PC World)

April 13, 2011
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Eye-Tracking Trick Brings Glasses-Free 3D to iPad 2 
    (PC World)

Why wait for the iPad 3, 4 or even 5? A tablet that can offer glasses free 3D is here now, thanks to a neat iPad 2 tech demo.
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Quora finally endorses an iPhone app as the social media world awaits an official version (Appolicious)

April 13, 2011
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Quora finally endorses an iPhone app as the social media world awaits an official version 
    (Appolicious)

Facing competition from Facebook’s Questions feature, question-and-answer social networking site Quora put its support behind a recently launched albeit unofficial iPhone app. The app, known as Social Questions, allows users to access and browse the Quora mobile site as well the profile home page, inbox and notifications. Developer Thomas Ricouard claims he was given...
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Summary Box: Japan’s nuclear crisis rattles stocks (AP)

April 13, 2011
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Summary Box: Japan’s nuclear crisis rattles stocks 
    (AP)

JAPAN’S CHERNOBYL: Stocks dropped Tuesday after Japan said the crisis at its crippled nuclear plant was as serious as the 1986 Chernobyl accident, though much less radiation has leaked.
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Investors cautiously add to stock mutual funds (AP)

April 13, 2011
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Investors cautiously add to stock mutual funds 
    (AP)

BOSTON – Investors deposited more money into stock mutual funds last month. But it was a mere trickle, compared with the surge at the start of the year.
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