Archive for August 4th, 2011

Report suggests iPad will hold 61 percent of tab market this year (Appolicious)

August 4, 2011
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Report suggests iPad will hold 61 percent of tab market this year 
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Projections suggest that while alternative mobile tablets are picking up steam in the market, Apple’s iPad will continue to dominate into 2012.
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Best iPad Games (Digital Trends)

August 4, 2011
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Best iPad Games 
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Dow tumbles 4 percent, VIX rises above 30 (Reuters)

August 4, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Dow fell more 4 percent on Thursday while the CBOE Volatility Index rose above 30 in its biggest daily percentage move since May 2010 as investors fled stocks and other risky asset classes.
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Dow loses over 500 points, 4.3 percent (AFP)

August 4, 2011
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NEW YORK (AFP) – The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost more than 510 points, or 4.3 percent as global markets plunged Thursday on worries of a new worldwide economic slump.
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GQ Names Zuckerberg Worst-Dressed Man in Silicon Valley (Mashable)

August 4, 2011
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While nobody’s calling Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg a fashion plate, he certainly doesn’t deserve to be on another worst-dressed list, does he? (He appeared on Esquire’s worst-dressed list in January of this year.) Unfortunately, it’s happened again in the latest issue of GQ magazine — with Zuckerberg taking the top (or is it bottom?)...
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Fresh iPhone Apps for Aug. 4: Cut the Rope: Experiments, Final Fantasy Tactics, A Space Shooter, Shift 2 Unleashed (Appolicious)

August 4, 2011
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Fresh iPhone Apps for Aug. 4: Cut the Rope: Experiments, Final Fantasy Tactics, A Space Shooter, Shift 2 Unleashed 
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Today’s big games haul sees a couple of extremely well-anticipated titles hitting the App Store. First is Cut the Rope: Experiments, a new edition to ZeptoLab’s physics puzzler with all new mechanics. Next, we have a game the video gaming crowd has been waiting for: Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions, a...
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Wall Street set for lower open on economic worry (Reuters)

August 4, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street equity futures pointed to a lower open on Thursday, indicating a resumption of its downturn after a labor market report became the latest datapoint to show the economy has stalled.
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US stock futures down as unemployment claims rise (AP)

August 4, 2011
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NEW YORK – U.S. stock futures fell Thursday after a report that the jobs market remains stagnant.
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How To Choose The Perfect Respirator

August 4, 2011
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Respirators are used to protect people from vapors, noxious fumes, mold spores, harmful dust and various types of gasses. There are several different models of respirators, and each one is designed to offer protection from whatever substance in which you are exposed. Using a respirator guarantees the user’s health by filtering gasses, harmful chemicals...
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Japan stocks jump after move to weaken yen (AP)

August 4, 2011
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SINGAPORE – Japan’s stock market rose Thursday after finance authorities intervened to stem the yen’s export-sapping rise against the dollar. Other Asian markets were mostly lower.
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