Archive for November, 2011

Wall Street soars as central banks move to ease crunch (Reuters)

November 30, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks rose more than 3 percent on Wednesday as major central banks acted jointly to add liquidity to the global financial system, boosting appetite for risky assets.
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World’s central banks act to ease market strains (AP)

November 30, 2011
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FRANKFURT, Germany – Major central banks around the globe took coordinated action Wednesday to ease the strains on the world’s financial system, saying they would make it easier for banks to get dollars if they need them. Stock markets and the euro rose sharply on the move.
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The History of the Winter Olympic Games

November 30, 2011
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Three years later, the International Olympic Committee (IOC), under the leadership of Italian count Eugenio Brunetta d’Usseaux, proposed the staging of the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm. However, the IOC members opposed the proposal due to the lack of facilities for winter sporting events. In 1920, the Antwerp Winter Olympic Games was held after...
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Increase Your Achievement With These Bodybuilding Tips

November 30, 2011
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Body building looks like an incredibly difficult sport to do. This is because most of the publicity goes to individuals who are capable of lifting hundreds of pounds (sometimes thousands) and whose muscles are huge—much larger than the well proportioned muscles you are probably hoping to develop. This type of thing is not what...
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Australian court clears sale of Samsung Galaxy tab (AP)

November 30, 2011
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SYDNEY – Samsung Electronics Co. is closer to selling its new Galaxy tablet computer in Australia after a court on Wednesday overturned a ruling that sided with Apple’s allegations Samsung had copied its iPad and iPhone.
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In Australia, Samsung scores rare patent win versus Apple (Reuters)

November 30, 2011
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Co is set to resume selling its Galaxy tablet computer in Australia as early as Friday, after the South Korean technology firm won a rare legal victory in a long-running global patent war with Apple Inc.
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Syncplicity Android app stores and shares in the cloud (Appolicious)

November 30, 2011
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If you haven’t yet explored cloud storage, here’s another chance. The Syncplicity app provides an easy way to store and share files, photos, videos and music from your Android device, and Windows and Mac apps allow you to sync with the same storage from personal computers. With a service like this, moving files and...
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Is Microsoft Office coming to the iPad? (Digital Trends)

November 30, 2011
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Is Microsoft Office coming to the iPad? 
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According to The Daily, Microsoft Office is heading to the iPad. “Sources” say iOS compatible software is currently in the works, as is an OS X Lion edition due sometime next year.  Microsoft is also busy beta testing Office 2012.
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SEC’s Schapiro asks for tougher penalty powers (Reuters)

November 30, 2011
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Schapiro is asking Congress to expand its powers so it can impose tougher financial penalties against wrongdoers on Wall Street.
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Empire State Building might be part of public firm (AP)

November 30, 2011
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NEW YORK – Even King Kong might go ape over this possible business deal: The Empire State Building could become part of a publicly traded real estate investment company.
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