Archive for January 18th, 2012

Ask the Cheesemonger iPhone app provides an overpriced cheese education (Appolicious)

January 18, 2012
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Billed as a free app, Ask the Cheesemonger for iPhone and iPod Touch is anything but. You’ll get a paltry glimpse of the app’s content before being prompted to upgrade to the full version of the cheese-filled directory, but is it worth shelling out extra cash? For its regular price of $2.99, my vote...
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The iPhone could be just one killer app away from beating Android (Appolicious)

January 18, 2012
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The iPhone could be just one killer app away from beating Android 
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Through the course of writing about mobile apps and their platforms, a lot of numbers get published that suggest who is beating whom in terms of market share between Apple’s iOS platform and Google’s Android operating system. The back and forth is important because things like market leadership and penetration are the macro view...
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A look at economic developments around the globe (AP)

January 18, 2012
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A look at economic developments and activity in major stock markets around the world on Wednesday:
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Wall Street ends higher on IMF hopes, Goldman (Reuters)

January 18, 2012
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks jumped to their highest since July on Wednesday as the International Monetary Fund sought to help countries hit by the European debt crisis, while Goldman Sachs’ forecast-beating earnings dispelled some worries over bank profits.
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Stock futures up on report IMF may boost Europe funding (Reuters)

January 18, 2012
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stock index futures rose on Wednesday, putting the S&P 500 on track for a second straight advance after sources said the International Monetary Fund wants to boost its lending facility as the euro zone battles a long-running debt crisis.
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Markets up on hopes IMF will get more money (AP)

January 18, 2012
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LONDON – Markets advanced further Wednesday on hopes the International Monetary Fund would get more money and as Greece resumes discussions with private creditors to get them to agree to reduce the value of their holdings of Greek debt.
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Burgeoning winos won’t savor buggy Blush for Wine iPhone app (Appolicious)

January 18, 2012
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I’m certainly no oenophile (red, white and sparkling is as advanced as I get), so apps that bolster wine-shopping confidence usually pique my interest. Blush for Wine, designed for iPhone and iPod Touch is no exception, but, perhaps to Blush’s embarrassment, I didn’t come away from the app with a solid vino education.
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SEC inspector general leaving post after 4 years (AP)

January 18, 2012
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WASHINGTON – The inspector general for the Securities and Exchange Commission is leaving his position after four years, during which he put the agency under harsh scrutiny and exposed serious lapses in detecting or pursuing major fraud schemes.
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Asia stocks rise, focus on China monetary policy (AP)

January 18, 2012
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BANGKOK – Asian stock markets rose Wednesday as expectations that China will loosen its monetary policy to boost growth overcame nervousness sparked by mixed earnings reports from big U.S. banks.
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Hunting for a Fantastic Upper Physique Work Out

January 18, 2012
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