Archive for July, 2011

Accused AT&T-iPad hacker Andrew Auernheimer in plea talks (Reuters)

July 28, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Andrew Auernheimer, accused of hacking into AT&T Inc servers and stealing the personal data of 120,000 Apple Inc iPad users, is in talks to plead guilty after his co-defendant did the same last month.
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Asian stock markets sink over US debt fears (AP)

July 28, 2011
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HONG KONG – Asian stocks sank Thursday as U.S. lawmakers struggled for another day to come up with a compromise that would prevent a debt default in the world’s biggest economy.
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The Best Of The Rare Earth Magnets

July 28, 2011
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When you are buying magnets, you need to make sure that you get the best ones that you can. In the case of rare earth magnets, the choice is very simple. If you want to get the best magnets that are on the market today, you need to buy neodymium rare earth magnets. These...
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Do Colorado Springs Tenants Really Need Insurance?

July 28, 2011
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If you are renting a residential property in Colorado Springs it is important to understand what renter’s insurance is designed to protect.  Many tenants assume that because they do not own a property they do not need Colorado Springs insurance.  This assumption has landed several tenants in hot water.  Before you decide to reject...
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The Experience Of Pipe Smoking Compared To The Convenience Of Cigarettes

July 28, 2011
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These days, pipe smoking has become something of an eccentricity. The more old-fashioned way of enjoying tobacco has fallen by the wayside due to the larger availability of filtered cigarettes and the like. However, many smokers find that there is a unique sensation to be had when smoking a pipe. Not only is there...
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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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