Archive for January 12th, 2012

A Word From Our Sponsor On What Your Hotel Insurance Policy Should Cover

January 12, 2012
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You manage your hotel and you hope that your insurance company will protect your hotel from potential claims. Just as there are many vital responsibilities that you take care of in the many aspects of hotel management, there are also many different areas that your insurance policy needs to cover. With an experienced hotel...
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Intel-Powered Tablets, Smartphones, ‘Ultrabooks’ at CES (ContributorNetwork)

January 12, 2012
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Most smartphones and tablets are powered by what are called ARM chips, which are made by a variety of companies including Apple and Qualcomm. ARM microprocessors use very little power compared to the Intel chips inside PC and Mac laptops, and this helps gives smartphones and tablets much better battery life.
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Amazon creates iPad Kindle Store for iOS users (Appolicious)

January 12, 2012
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Amazon creates iPad Kindle Store for iOS users 
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Amazon’s iOS Kindle app provides a similar experience to Apple’s iBooks, but the Kindle store has long provided a better and more intuitive shopping experience than the muddled iBookstore. There’s also a lot more content on offer. However, when Apple implemented rules a few months ago demanding a 30 percent take of all in-app...
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Summary Box: Dow edges lower with Europe worries (AP)

January 12, 2012
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EUROPE SLOWS: Germany reported that its economy, the largest in Europe, shrank slightly at the end of last year. The European Union revised its figures for economic growth in the third quarter to 0.1 percent, its slowest pace in more than two years.
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Wall Street ends near 5-month high before Europe test (Reuters)

January 12, 2012
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks held firm near recent five-month highs on Wednesday as investors awaited key bond market tests for Europe in the next two days that could determine the direction of the euro zone crisis.
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