Archive for September 8th, 2011

Fresh iPhone Apps for Sep. 8: Castle Clout, To-Fu 2, Grand Prix Story, King of Dragon Pass (Appolicious)

September 8, 2011
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Fresh iPhone Apps for Sep. 8: Castle Clout, To-Fu 2, Grand Prix Story, King of Dragon Pass 
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Leading today’s influx of games is Castle Clout, a physics puzzle game about military machines of war that predates the success of similar titles like Angry Birds. This is the game that started it all. It’s followed up by a couple of new offerings in old franchises: To-Fu 2 is a puzzle-platformer sequel to...
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Nokia suffers as Europeans turn to smartphones: IDC (Reuters)

September 8, 2011
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HELSINKI (Reuters) – Booming demand for Apple’s iPhone and phones using Google’s Android software lifted second-quarter smartphone sales in Western Europe by 48 percent year on year, while former market leader Nokia fell further behind.
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Wall St dips after trade, jobless data (Reuters)

September 8, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks slipped on Thursday after data showed continued softness in the labor market but a shrinking trade gap, ahead of a speech by U.S. President Barack Obama detailing his plan for jobs growth.
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Stocks edge lower after unemployment claims spike (AP)

September 8, 2011
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NEW YORK – Stocks edged lower in early trading Thursday after the government reported that claims for unemployment rose last week, a sign that layoffs are increasing.
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Number of calories a day to lose weight

September 8, 2011
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If you are an overweight or obese adult, you probably eat too much i.e. more than you actually need. As a matter of fact, your body needs a certain amount of calories to keep itself functional and active, and if you eat or drink more than that, you will likely gain weight. Likewise, if...
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Lets Talk About Circuit Training Workouts for Women

September 8, 2011
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Circuit training workouts for women involves exercises that are short weight-bearing, which uses medium weights and many repetitions. Another exercise will immediately follow the first workout and each of the exercises targets different muscle group. These workouts are performed at different stations, which are consisted of 9 to 12 stations that would complete the...
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New iPad Rental Service Targets Travelers (Mashable)

September 8, 2011
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Apple sues Samsung in Japan over patents: report (Reuters)

September 8, 2011
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Apple is suing Samsung Electronics in Japan, accusing it of patent violations relating to the iPhone and iPad, Kyodo news agency said, the latest salvo in a series of patent battles between the two firms.
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Asian stocks muted ahead of Obama jobs speech (AP)

September 8, 2011
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BANGKOK – Asian stock markets struggled for direction Thursday as uncertainty about the health of the global economy kept investor enthusiasm in check ahead of President Barack Obama’s jobs speech.
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Euro slips, stock rebound fades ahead of ECB (Reuters)

September 8, 2011
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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The euro slipped on Thursday ahead of a European Central Bank meeting that is expected to call a halt to its rate tightening cycle to support economies battered by a two-year-old sovereign debt crisis, while a stock rally ran out of steam.
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