Archive for August 3rd, 2011

FTSE ends sharply lower (AFP)

August 3, 2011
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LONDON (AFP) – Stocks in London closed sharply down on Wednesday on a set of poor US economic data that suggested weaker activity could extend into the third quarter.
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S. Korea to fine Apple over tracking feature (AFP)

August 3, 2011
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SEOUL (AFP) – South Korea’s telecoms regulator said Wednesday that it would fine the Korean unit of US technology giant Apple over an iPhone feature that can track the location of users.
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France probing Apple tracking feature (AFP)

August 3, 2011
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PARIS (AFP) – France’s technology watchdog said Wednesday it is investigating an iPhone feature that tracks and stores data on its user’s movements, without the user’s knowledge or consent.
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Dow average is headed for its ninth straight loss (AP)

August 3, 2011
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NEW YORK – Stocks slumped again Wednesday as worries about the economy deepen.
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Apple, Samsung legal tussle lands in Australia (AFP)

August 3, 2011
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SYDNEY (AFP) – Computer giant Apple has launched legal proceedings in Australia against Samsung Electronics, accusing the South Korean firm of infringing its patents with its Galaxy Tab 10.1, papers show.
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South Korea fines Apple $2,855 over location data (Reuters)

August 3, 2011
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SEOUL (Reuters) – Apple Inc’s South Korean unit has been fined 3 million won ($2,855) by the country’s communications regulator after the iPhone and iPad maker collected location data from users without proper authorization.
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World stocks fall amid dim US economy prospects (AP)

August 3, 2011
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SEOUL, South Korea – World stocks fell Wednesday as relief the U.S. averted a debt default gave way to increasing pessimism over prospects for the world’s biggest economy.
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Stock futures signal bounce after sell-off (Reuters)

August 3, 2011
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(Reuters) – Stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Wednesday following the previous session’s sharp sell-off, with futures for the S&P 500 up 0.51 percent, Dow Jones futures up 0.34 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures up 0.54 percent at 0925 GMT.
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Simple Home And Property Improvement Solutions

August 3, 2011
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There are many ways to improve the value of your property while keeping it protected.  One option is to look into a custom iron door.  You may think of austere and sterile designs when it comes to iron doors, but they are typically very beautiful and elegant in design.  When you get a custom...
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Increase Your Home’s Value With Minimal Cost And Effort

August 3, 2011
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It is no secret that the housing market is in a slump. If you are trying to sell your home, you are probably looking for ways to fix it up and add value that will not cost you too much. Fortunately, there are a number of simple things you can do that will make...
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