Archive for May 19th, 2011

Apple Marks 10 Years of Retail Store Success (NewsFactor)

May 19, 2011
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Ten years ago, Apple CEO Steve Jobs offered a “private” video tour of Apple’s inaugural retail store at a mall in Tysons, Corner, Va. The proud proprietor showed off areas dedicated to home and professional users and invited customers to come and see the company’s latest products and “see what it’s like to have...
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Netflix tops Android Apps of the Week (Appolicious)

May 19, 2011
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Netflix tops Android Apps of the Week 
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Every so often, Android’s Market is graced with a premier app once reserved for iPhone users. Brands like Netflix often take longer to release Android versions due to the separate requirements for Google’s mobile OS, but when the long-awaited apps finally hit the Android Market, it’s always a good sign. Also moving to validate...
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Wall Street hits resistance; LinkedIn soars in debut (Reuters)

May 19, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks edged higher on Thursday, with LinkedIn one of the few standouts in an otherwise lackluster session as its shares doubled in their trading debut.
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LinkedIn share price more than doubles in NYSE debut (Reuters)

May 19, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – LinkedIn Corp’s shares more than doubled in their public trading debut on Thursday, evoking memories of the investor love affair with Internet stocks during the dot-com boom of the late 1990s.
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A Guide to Uncover a Great Karaoke Machine

May 19, 2011
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A karaoke machine is a method exactly where amateur singers can sing along with songs, sing into a microphone and at times following words on a screen. Some devices are equivalent to DVD players or standard CD gamers, even though other individuals may possibly attribute all-in-1 elements that come with developed-in speakers, a little...
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Dream of Playing Guitar like a Pro – Here’s What You Should Do to Get Started.

May 19, 2011
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Playing guitar is an art. Like any art, it can be perfected only with constant practice. As a beginner, however, you need proper guidance to be able to become proficient on the guitar and grow as a musician. One of the best ways to get the guidance you need is to take guitar lessons.
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Fresh iPhone Apps for May 19: Infinity Blade update, Bumpy Road, Chaos Rings Ω, Book Crawler (Appolicious)

May 19, 2011
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Fresh iPhone Apps for May 19: Infinity Blade update, Bumpy Road, Chaos Rings Ω, Book Crawler 
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Thursdays are always big days for games in the App Store, but it doesn’t get much bigger than this. Today marks another huge update to the critically acclaimed, highly popular and seriously beautiful Infinity Blade, adding a multiplayer component to the game that gives the whole experience new life. We’ve also got a new...
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Angry Birds, the next Mickey Mouse? (Reuters)

May 19, 2011
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PARIS (Reuters) – Mikael Hed is unrepentant about the 200 million minutes per day that people around the world fritter away playing Angry Birds, the iPhone game created by the company he heads.
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LinkedIn share price more than doubles in NYSE debut (Reuters)

May 19, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – LinkedIn Corp’s shares more than doubled in their public trading debut on Thursday, a jump reminiscent of the heyday of investors’ love affair with Internet stocks in the late 1990s.
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Mixed economic news keeps stock gains in check (AP)

May 19, 2011
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NEW YORK – Conflicting signs about the economic recovery caused stock indexes to pare early gains Thursday even after LinkedIn became the biggest Internet IPO since Google went public in 2004.
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