Archive for December, 2011

Rumor: Two iPads to be unveiled in January (Digital Trends)

December 29, 2011
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Rumor: Two iPads to be unveiled in January 
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Apple’s November iPhone 4S launch led to 83 percent increase in app downloads over 2010 (Appolicious)

December 29, 2011
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Apple’s November iPhone 4S launch led to 83 percent increase in app downloads over 2010 
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After releasing the iPhone 4S in November, Apple and its iTunes App Store saw a big jump in app downloads, rising 83 percent over the same period in 2010.
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Summary Box: Stocks up on improving jobs, housing (AP)

December 29, 2011
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STOCKS UP: The Dow Jones industrial average rose 135 points. The S&P 500 rose 13 points and is now up 5 points for the year. Stocks rose on better news on the job market and home sales.
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Stocks up on new home deals, job growth prospects (AP)

December 29, 2011
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NEW YORK – Better news on the job market and home sales sent stocks higher on Wall Street Thursday.
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Stanford archives offer window into Apple origins (AP)

December 29, 2011
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PALO ALTO, Calf. – In the interview, Steve Wozniak and the late Steve Jobs recall a seminal moment in Silicon Valley history — how they named their upstart computer company some 35 years ago.
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Fresh iPhone Apps for Dec. 29: Crazy Hedgy, Gravity Rocks, Wind Up Robots, Subject 7 (Appolicious)

December 29, 2011
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Fresh iPhone Apps for Dec. 29: Crazy Hedgy, Gravity Rocks, Wind Up Robots, Subject 7 
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The iTunes App Store remains frozen for the holidays, which means there haven’t been new games in a few days. Nevertheless, Thursday traditionally sees a crop of cool new games to play, and while there aren’t technically any “new” games in the App Store today, we’ve found a crop of four quality titles that...
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Jobs, housing on tap as Wall Street points higher (AP)

December 29, 2011
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NEW YORK – Wall Street is pointing higher before the bell, with investors awaiting the latest data on jobs and home sales.
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Futures point to slight gains after data (Reuters)

December 29, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stock index futures pointed to modest gains at the open on Thursday as a decline in Italian bond yields offset a weak reading on jobless claims a day after the S&P 500′s gains for the year were erased.
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Asian stocks trim losses, Italian auction looms (Reuters)

December 29, 2011
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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Asian stocks slipped on Thursday on weakness in the U.S. and European share markets and caution ahead of an Italian debt sale, though year-end window dressing of portfolios by some traders helped trim losses.
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Asian stocks mostly down on Europe bank worries (AP)

December 29, 2011
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BANGKOK – Asian stock markets were mostly lower Thursday amid new signs of pressure on Europe’s banking system and a downturn on Wall Street.
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