Archive for October 17th, 2011

Siri’s popularity causes iPhone connection problems (Reuters)

October 17, 2011
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NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – Siri, the voice-activated personal assistant that comes with the new iPhone 4S, is drawing rave reviews as consumers take to Twitter and the blogosphere to express their delight.
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Rewriting the rules: How Amazon could cut e-book prices by cutting out publishers (Digital Trends)

October 17, 2011
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Rewriting the rules: How Amazon could cut e-book prices by cutting out publishers 
    (Digital Trends)

Amazon has long been heralded as the enemy of the brick-and-mortar bookstore, offering consumers a huge selection of titles via mail order at prices even the largest booksellers have trouble matching. Over time, Amazon expanded its online marketplace horizontally, adding clothing, groceries, computers, games, tech, tools, and myriad other products to its online shelves....
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Goldman exec’s Vt. talk nixed after protest threat (AP)

October 17, 2011
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MONTPELIER, Vt. – A Goldman Sachs analyst who planned to talk to students at his University of Vermont alma mater about careers in the financial services industry has canceled his appearance after backers of the Occupy Wall Street movement threatened protests.
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Summary Box: Stocks slide after Germany curbs hope (AP)

October 17, 2011
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NOT SO FAST: Expectations that a solution to the crisis could be reached at a European summit in Brussels Oct. 23 helped lift stocks last week. Germany’s finance chief Wolfgang Schaeuble said Monday those expectations were too optimistic.
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Apple sells 4M-plus new iPhone models in 3 days (AP)

October 17, 2011
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NEW YORK – Apple says it sold more than 4 million units of the new iPhone model in three days. It’s selling more than twice as fast as the previous model did when it launched last year.
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iPhone 4S Has a Shot of Being the Fastest Selling Gadget Ever (The Atlantic Wire)

October 17, 2011
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With lines to grab the latest iPhone as mad (and weird) as ever, there wasn’t any doubt of boffo sales numbers for the iphone 4S. But on Monday morning, Apple announced in a press release that the phone is doing very well in sales, topping 4 million units shifted in it’s first weekend. ”iPhone 4S is...
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Stocks lower as Germany downplays debt summit (Reuters)

October 17, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street stocks fell on Monday as Germany’s finance minister said a summit on October 23 would not yield a definitive solution to Europe’s debt crisis, dampening hopes of a quick resolution to region’s woes.
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Occupy protesters eye diversity as movement grows (AP)

October 17, 2011
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ATLANTA – Jason Woody immediately recognized a shared struggle with many of the Occupy Wall Street demonstrators: The 2007 college graduate has been out of work for two years, and it’s been longer since he’s seen a doctor. He also noticed something else — the lack of brown faces on the front lines of...
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Athletic Scholarships for Student-Athlete

October 17, 2011
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Now there are many colleges and universities all over the world that offer athletic scholarships or financial assistance to needy student-athlete. Whether, you are serious about playing college sports you have to take the necessary steps to increase your knowledge of the recruiting procedure and increase your exposures to college coaches. However, your success...
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The recent Ping K15 irons are the game improvement clubs

October 17, 2011
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The recent Ping K15 irons are the game improvement clubs
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