Archive for June, 2011

Analyst thinks Apple should cut iPhone 3GS cost to $0 in September (Appolicious)

June 30, 2011
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Analyst thinks Apple should cut iPhone 3GS cost to $0 in September 
    (Appolicious)

Apple’s iPhone is performing well in all its forms for being a single device that recently doubled the number of cellular providers carrying it – to two. But Apple’s iOS platform has nothing on Google’s Android, an operating system that currently dominates the market with better than 50 percent of the smartphones on the...
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Skype video hits Android, faces competitors (Appolicious)

June 30, 2011
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Skype video hits Android, faces competitors 
    (Appolicious)

Skype has updated its Android app to support video chat, a major upgrade for the telecom mobile app. Version 2.0 of Skype for Android lets you place or receive video calls with other Android users, as well as iPhone, Mac or Windows PC users that have the most updated version of Skype. The new...
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Wall Street adds to gains after Chicago PMI (Reuters)

June 30, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks extended early gains on Thursday after data showed business activity in the U.S. Midwest grew more than expected this month, helped by a jump in new orders.
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Stocks rise as second Greece rescue looks likely (AP)

June 30, 2011
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NEW YORK – Stocks are opening higher as Greece clears the way for a debt rescue package.
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Samsung trying to halt import of iPhones, iPads (Digital Trends)

June 30, 2011
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Samsung trying to halt import of iPhones, iPads 
    (Digital Trends)

Samsung has struck back. Following in the wake of Apple’s patent lawsuit, the South Korea-based company today filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) seeking to block the import of the iPhone, iPad and iPod, according to Bloomberg.
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Samsung asks U.S. to ban iPad, iPhone imports (Reuters)

June 30, 2011
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SEOUL/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Samsung asked the U.S. International Trade Commission to ban the importation of Apple’s iPhones, iPads and iPods, ratcheting up its dispute against Apple.
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Asian stocks rise as Greece nears debt resolution (AP)

June 30, 2011
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BANGKOK – Asian markets moved higher Thursday, a day after Greece approved a harsh austerity package to prevent the heavily indebted country from a massive default.
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China’s Buffett-backed BYD shares surge on debut (AP)

June 30, 2011
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SHANGHAI – Shares in Chinese auto and battery maker BYD Co. jumped 44 percent in their debut on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange on Thursday, despite news that the company’s profit fell by 84 percent in the first quarter.
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Your iPhone Is Now Officially a Star Trek Tricorder (The Atlantic Wire)

June 30, 2011
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Your iPhone Is Now Officially a Star Trek Tricorder 
    (The Atlantic Wire)

The latest fake images of the iPhone 5 hit Gizmodo Wednesday afternoon. French designer Antoine Breiux imagines, like everyone, that the next generation iPhone will sport curved edges, a bigger screen, a more powerful processor. Pair the rumors of a bigger more powerful iPhone 5 with some new apps that enable you to check...
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Study finds that e-reader growth has surpassed tablets in recent months (Appolicious)

June 30, 2011
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Study finds that e-reader growth has surpassed tablets in recent months 
    (Appolicious)

For the first time since the Pew Internet Project began tracking e-reader use in spring 2009, ownership of the portable reading devices has reached double digits. The project found that e-reader growth has accelerated in the past six months, as tablet growth has stagnated slightly, following a steep rise in the number of users...
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