Archive for January, 2012

A Word From Our Sponsor On The Several Types Of Hotel Insurance Programs

January 31, 2012
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There are many ways you work to provide your hotel guests with a satisfactory experience. While you work to ensure their satisfaction and try to anticipate every need or potential situation for service, there will always be the chance that a guest may go away unhappy. Because of the unpredictability of individual guests, you...
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Neil Young: Steve Jobs listened to vinyl (AP)

January 31, 2012
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DANA POINT, Calif. – Legendary rocker Neil Young has taken his campaign for higher-fidelity digital sound to the stage of a technology conference. He says a giant of technology was on his side: the late Steve Jobs.
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Apple engineers ‘heavy into’ near-field communication for iPhone 5, rumor says (Appolicious)

January 31, 2012
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Apple engineers ‘heavy into’ near-field communication for iPhone 5, rumor says 
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Near-field communication seems poised to be the next major technology to sweep the smartphone market. Already there are smartphones running Google’s Android operating system that contain the technology, and we recently heard about a chip embedded in a smartphone case that brings the capability to any current iPhone.
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A look at economic developments around the globe (AP)

January 31, 2012
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A look at economic developments and activity in major stock markets around the world Tuesday:
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Stocks down in bid for best January since ’97 (AP)

January 31, 2012
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NEW YORK – The stock market appeared headed Tuesday for its best January finish in more than a decade. An unexpected drop in consumer confidence dragged stocks down on the final day.
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A Word From Our Sponsor On What Services Are Offered

January 31, 2012
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New York municipality insurance may differ slightly in the way they conduct their insurance services than other states, but that is mainly because the regulations and legislations on state, county, and municipality levels vary and can become very complex in what they will or will not allow. However, this does not detract from the...
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EU probes Samsung, Germany blocks its tablets (AP)

January 31, 2012
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BRUSSELS – Samsung took a hit in its battle against arch-rival Apple on Tuesday, when the European Union announced it will investigate whether it is illegally trying to hinder competitors and Germany blocked sales of some of its tablets.
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Apple names European exec to head retail ops (AP)

January 31, 2012
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CUPERTINO, Calif. – Apple Inc. has named Dixons Retail CEO John Browett as its top retail executive, charged with developing the sales strategy for the iPhone and iPad maker as it expands Apple stores around the world.
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Hopes of Greek progress shores up markets (AP)

January 31, 2012
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LONDON – Markets clawed back lost ground Tuesday on hopes that Greece is heading toward a conclusion of debt-reduction talks with private creditors and that it may secure its second bailout package this week.
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Stock futures rise on signs of European progress (Reuters)

January 31, 2012
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stock index futures rose on Tuesday, with sentiment improving on signs of progress in dealing with Europe’s long-running sovereign debt crisis.
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