Archive for October 1st, 2011

Yes, The Kindle Fire Is A Loss Leader (The Atlantic Wire)

October 1, 2011
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Among the earliest whispers about Amazon’s planned rival to the iPad, a theme emerged: it would be cheaper, much cheaper, than its Apple competition. The rumors proved true when Amazon unveiled a $199 tablet computer that lacks some of the iPad’s features but significantly undercuts its $499 base price. This led naturally to another...
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Samsung delivers top Android devices this week (Appolicious)

October 1, 2011
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Samsung delivers top Android devices this week 
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Samsung’s been killing it in the Android market these past few months, launching smartphone after smartphone, tablet after tablet. Not shying away from competition, Samsung’s upped the ante with another new line of devices, this time to compete with the iPod Touch. The Samsung Player series offers Internet access and apps galore, but doesn’t...
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Wall Street protest’s success not easily measured (AP)

October 1, 2011
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NEW YORK – The dozens of people in tie-dyed T-shirts and star-spangled underwear have been camped out in a granite plaza in lower Manhattan for more than a week — and show no signs of going away.
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Mobius solar powered iPhone case/charger by Eton (Digital Trends)

October 1, 2011
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Mobius solar powered iPhone case/charger by Eton 
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1,000 protesters march from Wall Street to NYPD (AP)

October 1, 2011
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NEW YORK – More than 1,000 demonstrators speaking out against corporate greed and social inequality have taken their protest to the New York Police Department headquarters.
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Wall Street ends worst quarter since 2008 (Reuters)

October 1, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks ended their worst quarter since the depths of the 2008 credit crisis, crippled by Europe’s debt debacle, a U.S. credit downgrade and a sputtering global economy.
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