Archive for July, 2011

Rally could spell pullback for stocks (Reuters)

July 2, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A pullback could be on the table next week for stocks after their best weekly performance in two years, especially if a raft of data headlined by the June jobs report doesn’t bolster the argument of a strengthening economy.
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Could an iPad 3 really be on the way this year? (Yahoo! News)

July 2, 2011
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Could an iPad 3 really be on the way this year? 
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Mobile Devices Are Accounting for More Web Browsing (NewsFactor)

July 2, 2011
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The growing popularity of smartphones and media tablets is having a significant impact on the global browsing market, according to Net Applications. Smartphones and tablets accounted for more than five percent of all browsing activities globally in June — with the iPad alone accounting for more than one percent of the entire global market,...
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HP targets Apple’s iPad with new tablet (AFP)

July 2, 2011
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NEW YORK (AFP) – US technology giant Hewlett-Packard rolled out its new TouchPad tablet computer on Friday, seeking to dethrone the dominant Apple iPad and revive its slumping fortunes.
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US stocks launch 2nd half with fireworks (AFP)

July 2, 2011
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NEW YORK (AFP) – US stocks jumped sharply higher Friday, closing out the best week in two years and starting the second half on a solid positive note.
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Stocks close huge week with rally; Dow up 168 (AP)

July 2, 2011
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NEW YORK – So much for that soft patch. A rebound in U.S. manufacturing surprised investors Friday, sending the Dow Jones industrial average up nearly 170 points. The Dow ended up 648 points, or 5.4 percent, for the week. It was the index’s best week in two years.
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Fresh iPhone Apps for July 1: Flipboard update, Print Center, Color Bandits, Cavorite (Appolicious)

July 1, 2011
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Fresh iPhone Apps for July 1: Flipboard update, Print Center, Color Bandits, Cavorite 
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A favorite among iPad apps, Flipboard, has received a big and interesting update this week and leads our Fresh Apps list today because of it. Check it out below, along with Print Center, a mobile app for sending documents to OfficeMax stores’ printing facilities of the same name. And to take you into this...
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Android OS and tablets get another rival with HP TouchPad (Appolicious)

July 1, 2011
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Android OS and tablets get another rival with HP TouchPad 
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Android’s facing some serious competition when it comes to the tablet market, and it’s still an area Android has yet to dominate. With the iPad still top dog, HP officially launches the TouchPad today, adding another device and operating system to the competitive tablet space. The TouchPad has garnered mixed reviews already, with a...
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Wall Street rises for fifth straight day (Reuters)

July 1, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks advanced for a fifth straight session on Friday and were poised to record their best week in nearly a year after data showed the U.S. manufacturing sector grew faster than expected in June, helping to dispel some recent gloom about the economy.
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Stocks continue rally after manufacturing report (AP)

July 1, 2011
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NEW YORK – A report that manufacturing rebounded in June prolonged a weeklong rally in the stock market Friday. The Dow Jones industrial average is on track to have its best week in a year.
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