Archive for December 20th, 2011

ITC sides with Apple in patent dispute with HTC (AP)

December 20, 2011
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SAN FRANCISCO – A federal agency is siding with Apple and ordering an import ban on HTC phones that infringe on a patent belonging to the iPhone maker.
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Apple wins patent victory, gets HTC devices banned in U.S. (Appolicious)

December 20, 2011
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Apple wins patent victory, gets HTC devices banned in U.S. 
    (Appolicious)

In the ongoing patent wars between Apple and just about everybody, the iPhone maker has struck another blow against its Android-manufacturing competitors by winning an injunction against device maker HTC.
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Wall Street jumps 2 percent in broad rally (Reuters)

December 20, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks surged more than 2 percent on Tuesday as positive economic data at home and abroad cheered investors after some recent declines, though low volume was seen as exaggerating the market impact.
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Stocks soar on Europe hopes, strong housing starts (AP)

December 20, 2011
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NEW YORK – Stocks are surging following encouraging signs out of Europe and a jump in apartment building in the U.S. The Dow Jones industrial average jumped more than 300 points.
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3 Things Every Good Sports Uniform Should Have

December 20, 2011
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Basketball uniforms, track uniforms, and baseball jerseys may look totally different to fans, but if you’re the one responsible for buying them, there’s a lot you need to know – no matter what sport you’re coaching. No matter what kind of sport you’re involved with, good uniforms will come with these 3 things:
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World stocks rise as trading volume dwindles (AP)

December 20, 2011
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PARIS – European markets advanced amid thin holiday season trading volumes on Tuesday, as encouraging signs from Europe’s largest economy gave some relief from overhanging fears of the eurozone’s troubles.
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German data lifts gloom, ECB funds eyed (Reuters)

December 20, 2011
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LONDON (Reuters) – European shares and the euro rose on Tuesday on surprisingly good news about the German economy and a better-than-expected outcome at a Spanish treasury bill auction, but concerns about the euro zone debt crisis limited gains.
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iPhone outselling other smartphones in UK in run up to Christmas (Digital Trends)

December 20, 2011
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iPhone outselling other smartphones in UK in run up to Christmas 
    (Digital Trends)

If mobile phone sales in the UK are anything to go by, Apple will be having a very happy Christmas this year.
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Skype offering free airport WiFi to Mac, PC and iOS users in December (Digital Trends)

December 20, 2011
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Skype offering free airport WiFi to Mac, PC and iOS users in December 
    (Digital Trends)

Skype says it wants to make travelers’ lives easier over the holidays and has announced a free WiFi deal with certain airports. If you find yourself stuck in one of the 50+ participating airports’ terminals over the holidays, you’ll be able to tap into a free hour of Internet access at a third party...
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Asian stocks bounce as fears fade over Kim’s death (AP)

December 20, 2011
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HONG KONG – Asian stocks bounced back Tuesday as fears receded of political turmoil in the region following news of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il’s death the day before.
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