Archive for December, 2011

Terra Noctis leads iPhone Games of the Week (Appolicious)

December 30, 2011
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Terra Noctis leads iPhone Games of the Week 
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The holiday week has seen a freeze on adding new games to the iTunes App Store, but there are still plenty of great ones floating around. Leading this week’s charge is Terra Noctis, a side-scrolling platforming game that will remind players of the greats in the genre. Check it out, and four other quality...
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Collages take just a tap in Grid Lens photo app (Appolicious)

December 30, 2011
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I have quite a few photo apps on my iPhone, but most of the time I forget to use them and only rely on the native camera app. But new app Grid Lens, for iPhone and iPod Touch, is making me sit up and take notice — I don’t think I’ll be forgetting I...
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Futures flat as volatile year nears end (Reuters)

December 30, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stock index futures were little changed on Friday, the last trading day of 2011, as investors waited until the next year to begin making large bets.
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Markets in Europe, Asia end 2011 down but US up (AP)

December 30, 2011
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LONDON – Stock markets around the world were seeing out 2011 fairly positively Friday, but many are still posting big declines for the year in the wake of Europe’s debt crisis, a faltering U.S. economy and signs that China’s economy is no longer sizzling.
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2012 Tablet Spending Spree By SMBs Predicted (NewsFactor)

December 30, 2011
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Tablets are high on the 2012 shopping lists of small- to mid-sized business hardware buyers at companies based in the United States, according to NPD Group’s latest SMB survey. And Apple’s iPad remains the top preferred brand among purchasing decision makers at U.S. companies with fewer than 1,000 employees, which collectively employ 121 million...
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Apple applies for patent concerning face recognition on iOS devices (Digital Trends)

December 30, 2011
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Apple applies for patent concerning face recognition on iOS devices 
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Asian stocks rise on last trading day of 2011 (AP)

December 30, 2011
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BANGKOK – Asian stock markets strengthened Friday on the last day of trading for 2011, following a brisk session on Wall Street, but the uptick could not blunt the effects of a grueling year in which investors booked sharp losses.
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AMR shares to be dropped from NYSE trading (AP)

December 30, 2011
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FORT WORTH, Texas – American Airlines’ parent company, which filed for bankruptcy protection last month, said Thursday that its stock will be dropped from the New York Stock Exchange.
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The Possibilities in Melbourne Social Netball

December 30, 2011
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The options in Melbourne Social Netball are ample. First and foremost comes the opportunity to become healthy not just physically but in every elements of a person’s being. Why don’t we not go through that overly, as you may know already what sports could do to encourage our overall health and well-being.
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Late Ice, Little Tigers

December 30, 2011
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Late winter brings about opportunities. Certain species begin lining up like 2-for1 day at “Old Country Buffet.” Yellow perch, in particular, become extremely active during the final weeks of the ice season.
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