Archive for January 3rd, 2012

Best interactive iPad books of 2011 for adults (Appolicious)

January 3, 2012
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Best interactive iPad books of 2011 for adults 
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Interactive books for kids hit the App Store every week, but mature readers have fewer options as most turn to iBooks and eBooks. But, that doesn’t mean a few gems that use digitization well without compromising content emerge every year. This sector is grossly under-reviewed and the offerings can be very pricey making it...
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Report: Apple planning media event for end of January (Appolicious)

January 3, 2012
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Report: Apple planning media event for end of January 
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Don’t get your hopes up too high – we’re not about to be getting a new iPad or the rumored Apple TV – but Apple is planning a media event for the end of January.
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US stocks leap on first day of new year (AP)

January 3, 2012
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NEW YORK – Stocks opened sharply higher Tuesday in the first trading of 2012 after positive economic reports from around the globe. The Dow Jones industrial average jumped more than 260 points.
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Wall St jumps two percent after data (Reuters)

January 3, 2012
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street stocks kicked off 2012 with a sharp rally on Tuesday after data showed U.S. manufacturing activity and construction spending picked up, signaling the economic recovery was gaining steam.
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What's the Benefit of Starting a Boot Camp Business

January 3, 2012
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What’s the Benefit of Starting a Boot Camp Business
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Rupert Murdoch splashes opinions on Twitter (Reuters)

January 3, 2012
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has rung in the New Year with a new Twitter account that includes praise for Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum and opinions on President Barack Obama’s policies and the Steve Jobs biography.
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Apple to hold media event at the end of January? (Digital Trends)

January 3, 2012
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Apple to hold media event at the end of January? 
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According to a report by AllThingsD.com, Apple has already planned its first event of 2012, and it has been scheduled for the end of January. However, before you rush to put your iPad 2 on eBay, it’s unlikely to herald the arrival of the iPad 3, or in fact, any new hardware.
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European stocks, euro firm on economy hopes (Reuters)

January 3, 2012
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LONDON (Reuters) – Better-than-expected data from China’s giant manufacturing sector boosted global stocks and the euro on Tuesday and pushed safe-haven bets like German bonds lower.
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Asian markets rise on eurozone factory data (AP)

January 3, 2012
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BANGKOK – World stock markets rose Tuesday, as market confidence grew after the release of manufacturing data that showed improvement in Europe.
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Devastated Post Secret App Lovers Find a New Secret Sharing Home (The Atlantic Wire)

January 3, 2012
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Devastated Post Secret App Lovers Find a New Secret Sharing Home 
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When PostSecret, the beloved secret-on-a-post-card sharing site, announced it had to take down its app because of “content that was not just pornographic but also gruesome and at times threatening,” fans were not happy about it. After founder Frank Warren made it official on his blog, app users took to the PostSecret Facebook page, posting over 600 comments on...
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