Archive for April 26th, 2011

Earnings drive stocks to new 2011 highs (AP)

April 26, 2011
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Earnings drive stocks to new 2011 highs 
    (AP)

NEW YORK – Stocks jumped to their highest levels in nearly three years Tuesday thanks to signs that earnings are rising for U.S. companies and consumers are feeling more confident about the economy. The Russell 2000, the benchmark index of small companies, neared a record high.
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Strong earnings push S&P through key level (Reuters)

April 26, 2011
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Strong earnings push S&P through key level 
    (Reuters)

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A fresh batch of corporate results pushed U.S. stocks to their best levels since June 2008 on Tuesday, renewing optimism that profit growth will remain resilient enough to keep equities on the rise.
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Learn to Play the Guitar – Tips For Beginners

April 26, 2011
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Learn to Play the Guitar – Tips For Beginners

How can I learn to play your guitar, is a the questions I’m usually asked about. I remember attempting to learn to play the guitar at the age of seven. My first guitar was an inexpensive guitar.
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Guitars through the ages

April 26, 2011
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Guitars through the ages

Did you know that when you picked up your acoustic guitar, you’re picking up an instrument with five,000 several years of historical past connected to it? Acoustic guitars are descendants of stringed instruments that had been found in many different cultures hundreds and thousands of a long time in the past. As civilizations merged...
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Positive Aspects Of Being On A Diabetic Diet

April 26, 2011
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Positive Aspects Of Being On A Diabetic Diet

There are millions of people all over the world who suffer from diabetes. Each year more are being diagnosed with one of the typical types of diabetes or other blood sugar problems. You should, first of all, listen to your doctor’s advice, which will be tailored to your specific condition. People often stray from...
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The Lakers can't find an antidote against Chris Paul

April 26, 2011
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The Lakers can't find an antidote against Chris Paul

With 23 second-half points the Hornet’s point guard led his team to victory and now the series is tied to two.
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Sony chases Apple with launch of Android tablet (Reuters)

April 26, 2011
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Sony chases Apple with launch of Android tablet 
    (Reuters)

TOKYO (Reuters) – Sony launched its first tablet computers Tuesday in an ambitious attempt to grab the No.2 spot from Samsung in a fast-growing market dominated by Apple’s year-old iPad.
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Fresh iPhone Games for Apr. 26: League of Evil update, Bubble Blast 2, Holy Moly Dragons (Appolicious)

April 26, 2011
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Fresh iPhone Games for Apr. 26: League of Evil update, Bubble Blast 2, Holy Moly Dragons 
    (Appolicious)

League of Evil, one of my favorite games for the iPhone, just became an even better bargain. The game leads today’s Fresh iPhone Games with 30 new levels and new enemies and obstacles in an update that just hit the App Store. If you don’t already own this game, allow us to try to...
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Android phones keep track of their owners, too — but they ask (Appolicious)

April 26, 2011
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Android phones keep track of their owners, too — but they ask 
    (Appolicious)

There’s been much made out of the recently reported, but not so unknown, feature of Apple’s iPhone, which stores GPS location data in an unencrypted file, effectively tracking the iPhone’s user continually and saving the information indefinitely.
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Steve Jobs’s 10-Word Defense of the iPhone’s Location Tracking (The Atlantic Wire)

April 26, 2011
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Steve Jobs’s 10-Word Defense of the iPhone’s Location Tracking 
    (The Atlantic Wire)

It’s been a week since the iPhone location-tracking scandal began and still no official statement from Apple. But according to an email exchange obtained by MacRumors, CEO Steve Jobs remains unapologetic and says Google’s Android phones are the real culprits.
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