Archive for September, 2011

European stocks edgy ahead of German vote (Reuters)

September 29, 2011
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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – European index futures fell on Thursday ahead of a vote in Germany’s parliament that is expected to approve new powers for the euro zone’s bailout fund, but also underline the political divisions hampering efforts to solve the region’s debt crisis.
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Infographic: A look back on the short, sweet history of the iPod (Digital Trends)

September 29, 2011
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Infographic: A look back on the short, sweet history of the iPod 
    (Digital Trends)

The iPod revolutionized music and spawned the mass-adoption of MP3 players. And now, multi-functional smartphones might be the iPod’s downfall–much like it led to the end of CD players. While the music player’s fate hangs in the air, enjoy this visual history and look back in celebration of its upcoming tenth anniversary on the...
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Amazon ignites tablet war with Fire, takes on Apple (Reuters)

September 29, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc took the wraps off its long-awaited “Kindle Fire” on Wednesday, tacking on a mass market-friendly $199 price tag that poses a serious threat to the dominance of Apple Inc’s two-year-old iPad.
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NYPD will investigate pepper spraying at protest (AP)

September 29, 2011
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NEW YORK – The Police Department will look into a complaint that an officer wrongly used pepper spray at a demonstration against Wall Street last week, Commissioner Raymond Kelly said Wednesday.
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Stocks drop, led by commodities on economic fear (Reuters)

September 29, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Commodity-related stocks drove Wall Street lower on Wednesday as stiff declines in energy and metals prices underscored investor concerns about global economic weakness and Europe’s raging debt crisis.
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Have a Memorable Trip with Fishing Charters Alaska

September 29, 2011
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Alaska Halibut Salmon Fishing – Satisfying Thy Hobby

September 29, 2011
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By trying to request both enthusiasts and anglers, taking their number 1 options are the Alaska fishing spots. Would you like to match your hobby? If the reply is yes, well it’s time to choose an Alaska halibut salmon fishing. Using the words fish and halibut, there’s without doubt why everyone loves to visit...
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Amazon unveils $199 Kindle Fire tablet (AP)

September 28, 2011
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AmazonCEO Jeff Bezos on Wednesday showed off the Kindle Fire, a $199 tablet computer , challenging Apple’s iPad by extending its Kindle brand into the world of full-color, multipurpose devices.
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Amazon Announces New Kindles, All Much Cheaper Than the iPad (The Atlantic Wire)

September 28, 2011
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The Kindle Fire doesn’t have an embedded camera or a microphone. The device offers Wi-Fi connectivity, though not 3G access, and comes with a 30-day free trial of Amazon Prime, the company’s $79-a-year membership service that includes streaming video and free two-day shipping.
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Wall Street flat after run-up (Reuters)

September 28, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The S&P 500 and Nasdaq were little changed on Wednesday with investors cautious after a three-day rally and ahead of an audit of Greece’s finances to decide whether the nation gets more aid to avoid bankruptcy.
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