Archive for October 15th, 2011

Rioters hijack Rome protests, police fire tear gas (AP)

October 15, 2011
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ROME – Italian riot police fired tear gas and water cannons Saturday in Rome as violent protesters hijacked a peaceful demonstration against corporate greed, smashing bank windows, torching cars and hurling bottles.
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Can ‘Occupy’ protests last without leaders? (AP)

October 15, 2011
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NEW YORK – They were out to change the world, overthrow the establishment and liberate the poor. But first somebody would have to do something about those bongo drums.
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Report: Jobs memorial planned at Stanford Sunday (AP)

October 15, 2011
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NEW YORK – Apple is holding a memorial service for Steve Jobs on Sunday at Stanford University.
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iOS 5 arrives, but can you wait a bit longer? (Appolicious)

October 15, 2011
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iOS 5 arrives, but can you wait a bit longer? 
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I’m about to channel my inner Usher. It’s confession time, Appolicious readers: I did not pre-order my iPhone 4S in time.
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Police fire tear gas as protesters riot in Rome (AP)

October 15, 2011
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ROME – Italian police fired tear gas and water cannons as protesters in Rome turned a demonstration against corporate greed into a riot Saturday, smashing shop and bank windows, torching cars and hurling bottles.
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Wall Street protesters energized by park decision (AP)

October 15, 2011
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NEW YORK – Anti-Wall Street protesters began Saturday campaigns emboldened by a change of plans among park property owners and police to usher them out of their lower Manhattan encampment for cleanup and impose restrictions that would have essentially shut down their Occupy Wall Street headquarters.
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Analysis: BlackBerry outage could accelerate shift to iPhone (Reuters)

October 15, 2011
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(Reuters) – John Stuart has been chained to his BlackBerry for years, first as a systems manager for Wall Street bank Morgan Stanley and then as chief information officer for Beverly Hills Wealth Management.
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Apple to hold private memorial for Jobs Sunday: source (Reuters)

October 15, 2011
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(Reuters) – Apple Inc co-founder and technology visionary Steve Jobs will be memorialized at a private service at Stanford University on Sunday, a source with knowledge of the event said.
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Wall Street protesters thwart eviction attempt (AP)

October 15, 2011
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NEW YORK – Anti-Wall Street protesters exulted Friday after beating back a plan to clear them from the park they have occupied for the past month, saying the victory will embolden the movement across the U.S. and beyond.
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Wall Street racks up second week of gains (Reuters)

October 15, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks scored their first back-to-back weekly gains since early July on Friday, on strong Google (GOOG.O) earnings and as investors kept riding the optimism for a solution to the euro zone’s debt crisis.
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