Archive for July 26th, 2011

Gigwalk’s odd-job database gets boost from Microsoft’s coffers (Appolicious)

July 26, 2011
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Gigwalk’s odd-job database gets boost from Microsoft’s coffers 
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Gigwalk offers users on iPhone and iPod Touch a chance to make some extra pocket money by performing random tasks for local businesses in their area. When the service launched in May, it was a novel idea, but available work wasn’t always plentiful, leaving some users frustrated with the experience.
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Everyone Loses in Apple’s App Store E-Reader Battle (The Atlantic Wire)

July 26, 2011
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iPadsters looking to download fresh reads using their Kindle, Nook, or Kobo apps can no longer purchase e-books directly from their iPad’s app store. Apple has begun enforcing its new in-app subscription rules, demanding a 30 percent cut for all sales directly from e-reader apps. Content providers like Amazon and Barnes & Noble don’t...
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Soros to return outsiders’ hedge fund money (Reuters)

July 26, 2011
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BOSTON (Reuters) – Billionaire investor George Soros, whose stock-picking career has spanned nearly four decades, said he will manage money only for himself and his family as new regulations threaten to crimp the hedge fund industry he made famous.
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Debt headwinds buffet stocks, but chipmakers shine (Reuters)

July 26, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The stalemate in debt talks dragged down stocks for a second day on Tuesday, and light volume showed investors remained reluctant to make bets despite another round of healthy earnings.
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Sleep with your iPhone? You’re not alone (AP)

July 26, 2011
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NEW YORK – You gave it a pet name. It knows more about you than your mother does. Sometimes you even sleep with it. In fact, you’re so attached to it that being separated for only a few minutes could send you into a panic.
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Fresh iPhone Apps for July 26: Goshi, Futurama Head in a Jar, Stickman BMX, One Man Army (Appolicious)

July 26, 2011
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Fresh iPhone Apps for July 26: Goshi, Futurama Head in a Jar, Stickman BMX, One Man Army 
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Fan of the popular cartoon Futurama?  In today’s Fresh Apps we invite you to check out Futurama Head in a Jar, an app that lets you create goofy jar-heads like those that appear on the show. Looking to buy and sell stuff in Chicago? Then tap into Goshi, an app that provides you with...
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Wall Street pares losses after data (Reuters)

July 26, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks opened little changed on Tuesday as bullish earnings from blue chips like Ford extended optimism about a strong earnings season, but the debt ceiling stalemate kept investors nervous.
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Debt gridlock weighs on stocks in early trading (AP)

July 26, 2011
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NEW YORK – Stocks are falling as U.S. lawmakers remain in a bitter stalemate over raising the country’s borrowing limit.
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Asia stocks gain as US debt compromise anticipated (AP)

July 26, 2011
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SEOUL, South Korea – Asian stocks mostly rose Tuesday as investors anticipated a compromise would resolve the U.S. debt deadlock even as President Barack Obama described his country as being dangerously close to default.
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Securing Colorado Springs Auto Insurance Quotes

July 26, 2011
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As a car driver in Colorado Springs you would want cheap insurance for your car. There is no requirement to overspend when you can get something very cheap. The best place to search for cheap insurance quotes is online because there is a lot more competition among the online providers. They are more willing...
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