Archive for July 27th, 2011

Trimit iPhone app shortens and summarizes, but doesn’t prove useful (Appolicious)

July 27, 2011
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I don’t see the purpose of Trimit.
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Software Vendors Scramble To Fix Mac OS X Lion Issues (NewsFactor)

July 27, 2011
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Apple’s latest Mac OS X Lion upgrade is forcing software vendors, including Adobe Systems, Google and Microsoft, to revamp their Mac software to ensure compatibility with the 250 new features added to Lion, including multi-touch gestures. One of the problems is that Apple changed the way Lion interprets gestures, which means third-party software developers...
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Diageo paying $16.4M to settle SEC bribery charges (AP)

July 27, 2011
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WASHINGTON – Diageo PLC, the world’s biggest liquor producer, has agreed to pay about $16.4 million to settle civil allegations of bribing government officials in India, Thailand and South Korea to get sales and tax benefits for its Johnnie Walker and Windsor Scotch whiskeys and other brands.
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Fear over debt fight hits Wall St.; Dow loses 198 (AP)

July 27, 2011
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Anxiety about a deadline to raise the nation’s debt ceiling swept across Wall Street on Wednesday and drove the Dow Jones industrial average down almost 200 points. With Washington showing no sign it will find a solution, financial planners around the country said their clients were increasingly worried.
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Futures down as debt stalemate curbs risk appetite (Reuters)

July 27, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks were slightly lower on Wednesday as concerns over a possible debt default by the United States continued to weigh on investor sentiment.
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Nasdaq OMX profit dips in Q2, beats estimates (Reuters)

July 27, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Nasdaq OMX Group (NDAQ.O) said on Wednesday its quarterly income fell 4 percent, still beating expectations, as weaker U.S. and European volumes offset market share gains in U.S. options and stocks.
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Three Tricks To Keeping Automobiles Rolling Safely In Colorado Springs

July 27, 2011
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Automobiles are wonderful freedom machines ready to help people escape to somewhere fun. However, these adaptable vessels need help to keep rolling down roadways without problems. Conscientious drivers who keep vehicles well maintained, covered with insurance Colorado Springs and glass intact are rewarded with faithful four-wheeled friends. Whether a person needs to go to...
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Saving Money On Colorado Springs Home Upkeep

July 27, 2011
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Maintaining a home is expensive and time-consuming. Doing three things save money and extends the life of the home and appliances. These three steps are painting the exterior, shopping for homeowner’s insurance Colorado Springs and servicing major appliances regularly. By investing time and money early, homeowners have beautiful properties that sparkle with pride-of-ownership, affordable,...
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Ars Technica Makes $15,000 Selling Free Article as E-Book (The Atlantic Wire)

July 27, 2011
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Last week, tech website Ars Technica’s John Siracusa published his massive, comprehensive review of OS X Lion, Apple’s newest operating system. Siracusa’s word is often treated as gospel among techies when it comes to Apple products, and Ars Technica’s capitalizes on his authority in all things Apple by hiring the freelancer to write their reviews...
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Economic jitters threaten holiday chip cheer (Reuters)

July 27, 2011
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Makers of chips for TVs, game consoles and other consumer electronics aren’t expecting much for Christmas, but insatiable demand for high-end gadgets like Apple’s iPad will likely deliver some cheer.
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