Archive for February, 2012

Ness Dining Guide iPhone app gives customized recommendations (Appolicious)

February 1, 2012
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When I’m feeling indecisive about where to dine out in Chicago (read: always), it’s nice to have some help making a selection. Enter Ness Dining Guide, the app for iPhone and iPod Touch that helps you figure out where you’d enjoy a meal out based on your personal tastes.
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EU blocks "near-monopoly" of D.Boerse-NYSE merger (Reuters)

February 1, 2012
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU regulators have blocked the tie-up of exchange operators Deutsche Boerse and NYSE Euronext to stop them taking a stranglehold on the European futures market.
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Wall Street rises on upbeat data, Greece (Reuters)

February 1, 2012
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks extended January’s rally, climbing more than 1 percent on Wednesday after upbeat global manufacturing data and as Greece neared a long-delayed deal with private creditors.
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A Word From Our Sponsor On Getting Your MD Auto Insurance Policy In Place

February 1, 2012
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Many states require people that wish to drive a vehicle to have an auto insurance policy in place. MD auto insurance is now much easier to obtain compared to the old way of doing things, so you should get your insurance in place before something unforeseen happens. Here are a few benefits of obtaining...
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A Word From Our Sponsor On The Benefits To Renters Insurance In Orlando

February 1, 2012
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If you’re renting an apartment, one of the smartest investments you can make is renter’s insurance. There are many ways in which you can benefit by having renter’s insurance in Orlando; let’s look at a couple of the ways in which it can help you. The first way in which having renter’s insurance can...
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Mobile Photoshop? Getting closer with updated Photogene for iPad (Appolicious)

February 1, 2012
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Photogene for iPad has long been one of the best options for professional photographers looking for a robust iPad photo editor. It has features generally limited to desktop programs like Photoshop and Aperture, including the ability to add metadata and sophisticated tools. Intuitive controls make Photogene special for all users. They allow amateurs to...
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Will mobile campaign donations be a game-changer for politicians? (Digital Trends)

February 1, 2012
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Will mobile campaign donations be a game-changer for politicians? 
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Detailed by reports from both the campaigns of President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney, Square’s mobile payments hardware is being rolled out to collect campaign donations. Fundraisers are being outfitted with the small, plastic credit card reader which can be used with the iPhone, 3G iPad or Android smartphone to collect money while...
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EU blocks $10 billion Deutsche Boerse, NYSE merger (AP)

February 1, 2012
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BRUSSELS – The European Union on Wednesday blocked the Deutsche Boerse’s planned merger with NYSE Euronext, a $10 billion deal that would have created the world’s largest financial exchange operator.
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Nasdaq profit ahead of expectations (Reuters)

February 1, 2012
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(Reuters) – Nasdaq OMX Group Inc’s (NDAQ.O) quarterly profit declined due to a number of expenses, but when stripping out the one-time charges, the Nasdaq stock market parent beat analysts’ expectations.
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