Archive for February 4th, 2012

NFL Kicker! iPhone game gets you ready for the Super Bowl (Appolicious)

February 4, 2012
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NFL Kicker! is the sort of game you download innocently enough looking to kill a few spare minutes; then, by the time you finally look up, you’ve spent half an hour devoted to kicking digital field goals. That’s far from a bad thing; rather it feels exciting to have a sports game on a...
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Deutsche Boerse board member wants CEO out: paper (Reuters)

February 4, 2012
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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Deutsche Boerse’s (DB1Gn.DE) chief executive Reto Francioni should step down following the collapse of its $7.4 billion plan to merge with NYSE Euronext (NYX.N), a member of the German exchange operator’s supervisory board told a newspaper.
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Micron CEO dies in plane crash, industry stunned (Reuters)

February 4, 2012
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BOISE, Idaho/SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 3 – Micron Technology Inc Chief Executive and Chairman Steve Appleton died in a small plane crash on Friday, a major loss for a U.S. memory chipmaker already struggling with sluggish computer sales and declining prices.
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Bangladeshi Investors Badly Hit by the Stock-Market Crash (Time.com)

February 4, 2012
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Nobody in Hafizur Rahman’s family asked too many questions when the money they sent home to Bangladesh doubled or even tripled within two to three months. “He was like a prince,” says Mirza Golam Sabur of his brother-in-law. So when Sabur was told last May that his 55-year-old brother-in-law died suddenly of a heart...
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Looking for Snowmobile Accessories?

February 4, 2012
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When you are out snowmobiling the right clothing and accessories can make or break your entire experience. Whether you are a pro rider competing in an event or a recreational snowmobile rider out for some fun with family or friends, there is nothing as annoying as freezing and shivering all day or have your...
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Apple, Motorola in patent struggle in Germany (AP)

February 4, 2012
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FRANKFURT, Germany – Apple Inc. has temporarily blocked Motorola Mobility’s attempt to have it withdraw several iPhone and iPad models from its Internet store in Germany, the latest twist in an extended legal duel over patents between the companies.
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Micron CEO dies in plane crash, industry stunned (Reuters)

February 4, 2012
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BOISE, Idaho/SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 3 – Micron Technology Inc Chief Executive and Chairman Steve Appleton died in a small plane crash on Friday, a major loss for a U.S. memory chipmaker already struggling with sluggish computer sales and declining prices.
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Nasdaq core profit tops expectations (Reuters)

February 4, 2012
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(Reuters) – Nasdaq OMX Group Inc’s (NDAQ.O) core profit topped analysts’ expectations for the fourth quarter, boosted by a rise in revenue from market data and technology, which helped offset a soft trading environment.
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SEC names top federal auditor to accounting board (AP)

February 4, 2012
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WASHINGTON – Federal regulators have appointed a top government auditor as a member of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, which polices the accounting industry.
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