Archive for July, 2011

Debt and data suggest more losses (Reuters)

July 31, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks are likely to face more selling pressure next week as the Tuesday deadline draws near for raising the U.S. debt ceiling and Washington remains paralyzed by political brinkmanship.
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Sharing stories about creating apps for kids with iStoryTime founder Woody Sears (Appolicious)

July 30, 2011
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Sharing stories about creating apps for kids with iStoryTime founder Woody Sears 
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You don’t have to be a first or even second mover to understand how the iPhone and increasingly the iPad are changing the storytime experience for parents and their young children.
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Nuance Communications CTO talks about new Dragon Go! iPhone app (Appolicious)

July 30, 2011
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Nuance Communications CTO talks about new Dragon Go! iPhone app 
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The magic of mobile applications is that is that continual innovation in the arena can lead to delightful user experiences. This is the case with the new Dragon Go! app developed by voice-recognition pioneer Nuance Communications.
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Municipality Insurance New York Primer

July 30, 2011
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Municipality insurance is meant to cover property and/or liabilities for a municipality. Municipalities are generally responsible for a number of public services as well as roads and non-interstate highways. There have been problems with the municipality insurance New York area coverage that the city has worked hard to rectify. These problems include providers lacking...
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The Cost Of Driving

July 30, 2011
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Driving a car is something that many people take for granted. It is also something that many people must do in order to get to work and back. The way that the roads have been laid out often means that the ideal places to live are nowhere near the ideal places to work. This...
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SEC: Scams may target $3.4B Indian settlement (AP)

July 30, 2011
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HELENA, Mont. – The Securities and Exchange Commission warned Native Americans on Friday against scammers who may be coming after their share of a $3.4 billion settlement with the U.S. government.
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Markets on edge as debt limit debate drags on (AP)

July 30, 2011
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The word of the day in financial markets: Anxious. The Dow Jones industrial average fell nearly 100 points, its sixth straight decline, as the U.S. edged closer to a Tuesday deadline to raise the country’s borrowing limit or risk the prospect of a debt default. A dismal report on U.S. economic growth this spring...
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Gamers don’t need an iPad 2 with these five Android tablets (Appolicious)

July 29, 2011
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Gamers don’t need an iPad 2 with these five Android tablets 
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We all know what kind of powerhouse device the iPad 2 is for gaming. But what about other possibilities? Can any of the dozens of tablets powered by Google’s Android operating system go up against the iPad 2 in a free-for-all deathmatch? Here are five worthy options you should consider tapping into.
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Apple Fan Snaps Photo of Possible iPhone 5 Prototype (NewsFactor)

July 29, 2011
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The iPhone 5 rumor mill got a boost Friday with what could be a sighting of an actual prototype by an eagle-eyed fanboy. A commuter in the San Francisco Bay Area, the Apple fan said he saw what may be an Apple employee on a train using a device that doesn’t match previous iPhones...
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Will a chastened Murdoch prove good for News Corp? (AP)

July 29, 2011
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NEW YORK – For long-suffering shareholders of News Corp., there may be a silver lining in the phone-hacking scandal: A chastened Rupert Murdoch.
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