Archive for October 18th, 2011

The iPhone 4S’s Sneaky Side (The Atlantic Wire)

October 18, 2011
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The iPhone 4S’s Sneaky Side 
    (The Atlantic Wire)

The iPhone’s a big creeper. It has a bunch of fancy phone features that have wooed users, like Siri and its 8 megapixel camera. But the phone has a darker side. It does some pretty sneaky things, like detect passwords, reports New Scientist’s Jacob Aaron. “Security researchers have discovered they can detect the...
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Source: Apple to close stores for Jobs memorial (AP)

October 18, 2011
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SAN FRANCISCO – Apple will close its retail stores for several hours Wednesday so those employees can watch a webcast of a memorial service for employees to celebrate the life of co-founder Steve Jobs.
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Stocks jump on reports of progress in Europe (AP)

October 18, 2011
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NEW YORK – Stocks rallied Tuesday on reports that Germany and France are moving closer to finding a fix for the European debt crisis.
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Wall Street rallies on Europe, Apple falls late (Reuters)

October 18, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks surged late in trading on Tuesday as buyers latched onto another report of agreements to strengthen the euro zone’s rescue fund to bid up stocks aggressively.
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Analysis: Samsung’s big idea? Upsetting the Apple cart (Reuters)

October 18, 2011
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SEOUL/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Just a few doors down from the Apple store in Sydney, where a long line of fans eagerly awaited the sale of the new iPhone 4S, another throng was gathering at a Samsung store.
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Fresh iPhone Apps for Oct. 18: Adobe Reader, Slide To Buy, Super Crossfire, Aiko Island (Appolicious)

October 18, 2011
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Fresh iPhone Apps for Oct. 18: Adobe Reader, Slide To Buy, Super Crossfire, Aiko Island 
    (Appolicious)

Adobe has added another iOS app to its stable with Adobe Reader, an app specifically designed to work with PDF documents, much like Adobe Acrobat does on PCs and Macs. It should make work life a little easier for many people, and it leads today’s Fresh Apps list. Next up is a clever little...
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Stock futures dip on earnings, overseas risk (Reuters)

October 18, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – S&P 500 index futures extended losses on Tuesday as earning from some big U.S. companies such as Bank of America (BAC.N) and IBM (IBM.N) disappointed investors, while Moody’s warned on France’s credit rating and growth in China slowed.
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US stock futures slip on earnings, French debt (AP)

October 18, 2011
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NEW YORK – U.S. stock futures are slipping after disappointing corporate earnings and another sign that Europe’s credit crisis isn’t solved.
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Apple earnings to showcase iPhone strength (Reuters)

October 18, 2011
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc once more faces lofty expectations after smashing iPhone sales records, but Wall Street remains confident the world’s largest technology company will deliver another bumper quarter.
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Factory closure in China could affect Mac notebook shipments (Digital Trends)

October 18, 2011
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Factory closure in China could affect Mac notebook shipments 
    (Digital Trends)

The partial closure of a factory in China due to environmental concerns could have an impact on the supply of Apple’s notebook computers.
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