Archive for January 16th, 2012

Fresh iPhone Apps for Jan. 16: OnLive Desktop, UPS Mobile update, Bit-1, Hatchi (Appolicious)

January 16, 2012
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Fresh iPhone Apps for Jan. 16: OnLive Desktop, UPS Mobile update, Bit-1, Hatchi 
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OnLive is known for its streaming video game service, but that’s not why its new app is leading the charge on today’s Fresh Apps list. Instead, it’s OnLive Desktop, a more work-oriented app, that’s on our radar. The remote desktop app allows you to access your computer remotely, and you can even use programs...
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DB, NYSE stress European nature of deal in EU letter (Reuters)

January 16, 2012
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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Top executives at Deutsche Boerse (DB1Gne.DE) and NYSE Euronext (NYX.N) sent a letter to European Commissioners emphasizing the “European” nature of a combined company, in a bid to salvage their deal after antitrust regulators threatened to block it.
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Markets shrug off S&P downgrades, focus on Greece (AP)

January 16, 2012
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LONDON – European markets responded calmly to Standard & Poor’s decision to cut the credit ratings of a number of euro countries as France managed to tap bond market investors Monday despite the loss of its cherished triple A rating.
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World stocks mixed after Europe credit downgrades (AP)

January 16, 2012
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BANGKOK – World stocks were mixed Monday after a ratings downgrade rattled Europe and crucial talks aimed at nudging Greece toward solvency were mired in disagreement.
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Analysis: Foreign firms pay up to enter China’s funds industry (Reuters)

January 16, 2012
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SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s $350 billion mutual funds industry may be stumbling due to a sliding stock market and fierce competition but that has not stopped new foreign entrants from paying hefty premiums — double of what they are offering in India, in some cases — to get their toes in.
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Out of romantic date ideas? Try these iPhone apps (Appolicious)

January 16, 2012
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Out of romantic date ideas? Try these iPhone apps 
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Once Thanksgiving hits, followed by Festivus and then finally New Year’s Eve, it can be extremely difficult to find a second to spend to yourself. Getting a quality evening alone with your sweetie can be even trickier. But now that the holidays are over it’s time to recommit to your love life and make...
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The best mobile apps for babies and toddlers (Appolicious)

January 16, 2012
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The best mobile apps for babies and toddlers 
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For crying out loud, apps for the iPhone, iPad and Android devices are not all about games and social networking tools. Some of the most entertaining and innovative applications are designed for children. There are hundreds of compelling titles, in fact, that you can download and run with your baby or toddler. Before too...
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