Archive for January 20th, 2012

A Word From Our Sponsor On Why Auto Insurance A Must

January 20, 2012
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Colorado Springs auto insurance is not only a good idea, it is a state requirement. Most states now require auto owners to have auto insurance before they drive. This is as a protection for the other people sharing the road with you. No one likes to get into an auto accident, but it seems...
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Thunderbolt gains support from Acer, Asus, Lenovo, but can it topple USB 3.0? (Digital Trends)

January 20, 2012
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Thunderbolt gains support from Acer, Asus, Lenovo, but can it topple USB 3.0? 
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Problems with Apple’s ‘iBooks Author’ Program (ContributorNetwork)

January 20, 2012
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COMMENTARY | To all accounts, the new iBooks Author app — now available in the Mac App Store — works as expected. It allows people with little or no training to create picture books, textbooks, and other interactive ebooks, using a simple, iLife-style interface reminiscent of a “Garage Band for ebooks.”
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Wall St dips on GE, Google results (Reuters)

January 20, 2012
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The S&P 500 and Nasdaq dipped on Friday after a pair of bellwether corporate earnings fell short of lofty expectations, though a trio of strong results from Dow components kept the blue-chip average in positive territory.
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Stocks trade mixed, driven by earnings, debt talks (AP)

January 20, 2012
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NEW YORK – Microsoft and IBM drove the Dow Jones industrial average up in Friday trading after the tech giants reported stronger earnings than analysts had expected.
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Carrier-modified iPhone model without a camera goes on sale in Singapore (Digital Trends)

January 20, 2012
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Carrier-modified iPhone model without a camera goes on sale in Singapore 
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The camera is one of the most celebrated features of the iPhone 4 and the iPhone 4S, earning first place on Flickr’s “most used camera” chart, and spawning many iPhone-only photography apps such as Instagram and Hipstamatic.
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Apple to move into one of the world’s most famous department stores (Digital Trends)

January 20, 2012
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Apple to move into one of the world’s most famous department stores 
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Apple currently has more than 360 retail stores doing business in towns and cities all around the world. As its 11-year-old retail empire steadily grows, it’s clear the computer giant is constantly on the lookout for locations which stand out, places that are a little different, spots that will bring consumers flooding through its...
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Markets cautious as Greece meets creditors again (AP)

January 20, 2012
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LONDON – Financial markets were cautious Friday ahead of another round of debt-reduction talks between Greece and its private creditors that could determine whether Europe’s debt crisis flares up again.
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Embattled Olympus to remain on Tokyo stock market (AP)

January 20, 2012
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TOKYO – Olympus Corp. will not be kicked off the Tokyo Stock Exchange, but the camera and medical device maker must pay a fine for covering up massive losses with false accounting, exchange officials said Friday.
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Who Can Write eBooks with Apple’s New ‘iBooks Author’ App? (ContributorNetwork)

January 20, 2012
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iBooks Author was part of Apple’s big education announcement today, at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City. It’s new software, available for free in the Mac App Store, that can be used to create interactive electronic textbooks. These books can then be read on the iPad.
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