Archive for January 6th, 2012

A Word From Our Sponsor On Is A Captive A Good Idea

January 6, 2012
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The concept of “captive” goes back to when formal trade was started. This can go all the way back to the late 1800’s. The purpose for this first known captive was to provide more inexpensive fire insurance policies for manufacturers of textile in New England. These companies were taking a hard hit by the...
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Apple Founder Steve Jobs Dies (ContributorNetwork)

January 6, 2012
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Apple announced Wednesday that iconic founder Steve Jobs has died. The Apple website contains an in memoriam photo with the notation “Steve Jobs 1955-2011.” Jobs retired from Apple recently amid speculation he was losing his long battle with pancreatic cancer.
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Just Show Me: Getting started with the Kindle app on your iPhone or iPad (Yahoo! News)

January 6, 2012
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Welcome to Just Show Me on Tecca TV, where we show you tips and tricks for getting the most out of the gadgets in your life. In today’s episode we’ll show you how to get started with the Kindle’s iPhone app.
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SEC changes ‘neither admit nor deny’ policy (AP)

January 6, 2012
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WASHINGTON – The Securities and Exchange Commission is ending its policy of allowing companies and individuals to neither admit nor deny wrongdoing in some settlements.
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Market wisdom that withers on a closer look (AP)

January 6, 2012
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NEW YORK – Everybody knows that January predicts the stock market’s direction for the year and that the best time to sell stocks is at their spring peak. And among stock market experts, it’s a sure bet that the market will soar in the year before an election.
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Silicon Valley Is the New Detroit (The Atlantic Wire)

January 6, 2012
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Ford is heading to Silicon Valley to open a new research lab, and the car computers they hope to build will do a lot more than help you find radio stations more quickly or improve your gas mileage. The future of in-car computing looks not unlike the future of phones (all app-ready, cloud-powered and...
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HTC quarterly net lags forecast amid tough competition (Reuters)

January 6, 2012
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TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp recorded a worse-than-expected yearly profit decline in the fourth quarter, and the first decline in two years, as its models scrambled to compete with Apple Inc’s iPhone and Samsung’s Galaxy range.
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Wall Street cuts losses, Nasdaq up (Reuters)

January 6, 2012
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks cut losses and the Nasdaq turned positive on Friday after a strong jobs report and strength in large-cap Internet stocks.
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US jobs cheer cut short by euro crisis worries (AP)

January 6, 2012
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LONDON – A strong U.S. jobs report failed to boost world markets for long on Friday as nagging worries about Europe’s debt crisis dragged stocks back down and sent the euro currency to a new 16-month low.
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Apple threatens legal action over Steve Jobs action figure (Digital Trends)

January 6, 2012
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Apple threatens legal action over Steve Jobs action figure 
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