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A Word From Our Sponsor On The Benefits Of Business Property Insurance NJ Policies

January 19, 2012
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GroupShot iPhone app is photography magic (Appolicious)

January 19, 2012
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Have you ever set up a perfect family picture, but each time you snap, someone is looking away or making a funny face? Well there’s a promising new photo app, GroupShot, that can help. GroupShot allows photographers to select a batch of group snaps taken in succession and then swap out the closed-eyed or gape-mawed...
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Apple boldly reinvents the school textbook with iBooks 2 and iTunes U, but will educators bite? (Digital Trends)

January 19, 2012
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Apple boldly reinvents the school textbook with iBooks 2 and iTunes U, but will educators bite? 
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Stocks edge higher as unemployment claims fall (AP)

January 19, 2012
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NEW YORK – Stocks rose in midday trading Thursday after a decline in applications for unemployment benefits and strong earnings reports from Bank of America and Morgan Stanley.
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Wall Street gains on banks, pullback seen (Reuters)

January 19, 2012
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose on Thursday, putting the S&P on track for its third straight advance after earnings from Bank of America and Morgan Stanley lifted financials and strong demand at European bond auctions eased concerns over Europe.
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Major Canadian retailers unwittingly sell iPad 2 boxes filled with modeling clay (Digital Trends)

January 19, 2012
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Major Canadian retailers unwittingly sell iPad 2 boxes filled with modeling clay 
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Apparently, Santa brought a few unlucky Canadians lumps of clay over the Holidays. Thanks to a new scam, customers who bought iPads from various retail chains in the country were treated to bags of modeling clay when they opened up their iPad 2 boxes.
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China’s challenge to the iPad raises a red flag (Reuters)

January 19, 2012
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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China Communist Party members can now carry a tablet PC to verify identification cards, read the blogs of cadres and manage state-owned firms without fretting that using a bourgeois Apple Inc iPad will ruin their street cred.
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Markets subdued as Greek debt talks remain focus (AP)

January 19, 2012
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LONDON – Financial markets were subdued Thursday as investors awaited developments in Greece’s debt-reduction talks with private creditors, a day after the International Monetary Fund revealed it was looking to get its hands on another half a trillion dollars to help it shore up a fragile global economy.
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Stock index futures lower, results eyed (Reuters)

January 19, 2012
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(Reuters) – Stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street on Thursday, with futures for the S&P 500, Dow Jones and Nasdaq 100 down 0.03 to 0.2 percent at 1004 GMT.
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Asia stocks up as Wall Street cheers housing data (AP)

January 19, 2012
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BANGKOK – Asian markets rose Thursday as investors grew more comfortable with riskier assets such as stocks after the release of surprisingly strong U.S. housing figures and a pledge by the IMF to help stave off a financial crisis.
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