Archive for May 3rd, 2011

Twitter hopes to buy Tweetdeck for $40-50 million (Appolicious)

May 3, 2011
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Twitter hopes to buy Tweetdeck for $40-50 million 
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Although there is plenty of drama to be had within the Twitter-verse, it is not often that you see this much drama over Twitter clients and company purchases like we are seeing now with Tweetdeck. According to TechCrunch.com, Twitter has acquired the popular iPhone and iPad client, Tweetdeck, and the $40-50 million transaction will...
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Apple upgrades iMacs with quad-core processors (AP)

May 3, 2011
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NEW YORK – Apple Inc. on Tuesday released an upgraded line of iMac desktop computers with faster processors, higher-resolution cameras and a new type of data port.
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S&P 500 slips with commods but Alcoa jumps (Reuters)

May 3, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The S&P and Nasdaq declined on Tuesday as investors sold commodity-related shares, and saw the market digressing further from its recent rally.
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FTSE finishes slightly higher (AFP)

May 3, 2011
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LONDON (AFP) – London shares closed marginally higher on Tuesday as investor sentiment improved.
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Do You Make These Novice Skateboarding Mistakes?

May 3, 2011
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Skateboarding, really – how tough can it be? It’s basically just standing right? And the skateboard does all or most of the work. Right? You might be thinking something along those lines if you’re a complete noob. But for sure, you’ll soon realize there’s a lot more to it than standing on a moving...
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Facts About Anabolic Steroids – Which Types of Anabolic Steroids are Good? Which are Bad?

May 3, 2011
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All the different types of anabolic steroids are some variety of testosterone in synthetic form. Enhanced muscle mass and less body fat are two reasons why athletes use anabolic steroids. Medical uses of steroids is also wide-spread. Athletes also like the fact that using steroids increases endurance and gives their strength a boost. You...
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Bogus Antivirus Malware Targets Mac Computers (NewsFactor)

May 3, 2011
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A fake antivirus application is targeting Mac OS X computers using Apple’s Safari browser. Cybercriminals pushing MAC Defender, named like the legitimate MacDefender antivirus product, are manipulating keywords to push malicious sites to the top of search results.
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Two BlackBerry Bolds Use New Operating System (NewsFactor)

May 3, 2011
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Research In Motion on Monday unveiled two new BlackBerry Bold smartphones, the 9900 and the 9930. No one is even mentioning the word iPhone in the same breath as these new models, but RIM seems to have high hopes. RIM is billing the devices as high-performance smartphones built on a new, performance-driven platform —...
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Nasdaq tightens vise on NYSE, but questions remain (Reuters)

May 3, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Nasdaq OMX Group and IntercontinentalExchange Inc will take their takeover bid for NYSE Euronext straight to the Big Board’s shareholders as they try to corner the company into talks.
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TSX retreats after bin Laden death (Reuters)

May 3, 2011
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TORONTO (Reuters) – Toronto’s main stock index closed lower on Monday, after hitting a three-week high earlier in the day, as oil and gas stocks erased gains and the death of Osama bin Laden sapped some of the safe-haven premium out of gold.
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