Archive for October 16th, 2011

iPhone 4S robo-brain Siri doesn’t play well outside the U.S. (Digital Trends)

October 16, 2011
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iPhone 4S robo-brain Siri doesn’t play well outside the U.S. 
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In iPhone 4S speed marathon, Sprint finishes last (Appolicious)

October 16, 2011
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In iPhone 4S speed marathon, Sprint finishes last 
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The iPhone marathon finally can be run with all the major players now that Sprint has joined the other big boys, AT&T and Verizon Wireless, in offering an iPhone for the first time.
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Occupy Wall Street shows muscle, raises $300K (AP)

October 16, 2011
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NEW YORK – The Occupy Wall Street movement has close to $300,000, as well as storage space loaded with donated supplies in lower Manhattan. It stared down city officials to hang on to its makeshift headquarters, showed its muscle Saturday with a big Times Square demonstration and found legions of activists demonstrating in solidarity...
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Dozens of arrests follow Arizona ‘Occupy’ protests (AP)

October 16, 2011
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PHOENIX – Authorities in Arizona arrested nearly 100 people after two separate protests in support of the Occupy Wall Street movement.
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SEC wrestling with "conflict minerals" disclosure (Reuters)

October 16, 2011
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Securities regulators are struggling to craft a rule that sheds light on companies that use certain African “conflict minerals” but avoids a compliance nightmare that hurts manufacturers.
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Anti-Wall St. movement grows to dozens of cities (AP)

October 16, 2011
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NEW YORK – About 175 protesters who were part of a growing anti-Wall Street sentiment were arrested in Chicago early Sunday when they refused to take down their tents and leave a city park when it closed, police said, after a day of protests in cities around the world where thousands gathered to rally...
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Report: Jobs memorial planned at Stanford Sunday (AP)

October 16, 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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Top 10 Tech This Week [PICS] (Mashable)

October 16, 2011
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In a week dominated by the iPhone 4S and its accompanying iOS 5 operating system, we gather up those highlights and add even more techo-goodness in this week’s edition of Top 10 Tech.
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Arrests made after Ariz anti-Wall Street protests (AP)

October 16, 2011
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PHOENIX – Police have made arrests following anti-Wall Street protests in Phoenix and Tucson.
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Thousands join NYC protest against corporate greed (AP)

October 16, 2011
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NEW YORK – From coast to coast and North to South, the Occupy Wall Street protest against corporate greed that started out with a few young people in a lower Manhattan park grew to vocal thousands with weekend rallies in about two dozen states and supporters joining in from Canada and overseas.
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