Archive for February, 2012

Judge awards iPhone user $850 in throttling case (AP)

February 25, 2012
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AP – When AT&T started slowing down the data service for his iPhone, Matt Spaccarelli, an unemployed truck driver and student, took the country’s largest telecommunications company to small claims court. And won.
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S&P 500 index hits highest point since June 2008 (AP)

February 25, 2012
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S&P 500 index hits highest point since June 2008 
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AP – A two-point gain was enough to push the Standard & Poor’s 500 index to its highest level since June 2008, three months before the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the darkest days of the financial crisis.
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Summary Box: S&P 500 hits highest level since ’08 (AP)

February 25, 2012
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AP – JUST TWO POINTS: A two-point gain was enough to push the Standard & Poor’s 500 index to its highest level since June 2008, three months before the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the darkest days of the financial crisis. The S&P 500 closed at 1,365.
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Sports Scholarships-Some Hidden Truths about It

February 25, 2012
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Athletic scholarships are generally offered to the high school student-athlete who excels in sports as well as education. Every year a great number of high school athletes apply for full or partial scholarships. Some of them get success in being recruited in the college sports team and to earn sports scholarships. However, a large...
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Fishing Lodge in Alaska Near Kenai River

February 25, 2012
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You need the service of fishing lodge in Alaska when you visit the state for fishing recreation. Do not worry as there are a lot of lodging choices in the place to accommodate you and your family during the night as you spend together for a family getaway. For instance, there is Anglers Lodge...
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A Word From Our Sponsor On How To Get The Right Boat Insurance Policy For Your Needs

February 24, 2012
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If you are a boat owner, you probably can’t wait for the weather to clear up every year so that you can experience the thrill of boating in the great outdoors. Few activities can match the exhilaration or the feel of the wind in your face as you speed across the open waters. However,...
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Proview brings iPad trademark case against Apple in the U.S. (Digital Trends)

February 24, 2012
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Digital Trends – Proview Technology, the company fighting Apple over rights to the iPad trademark in mainland China, has brought its battle with the Cupertino giant to the United States, suing Apple in California for fraud and deceptive business practices. Proview is accusing Apple of acting with malice...
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Judge awards iPhone user $850 in throttling case (AP)

February 24, 2012
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AP – A judge in Southern California has awarded $850 to an iPhone user because AT&T reduced his download speeds in an attempt to manage usage on its network.
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SEC charges former and current Noble executives on bribes (Reuters)

February 24, 2012
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Reuters – Securities regulators on Friday charged three current and former executives for oil services company Noble Corp with participating in a bribery scheme to obtain permits for oil rigs in Nigeria.
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Stocks rise on Wall Street; Dow edges above 13,000 (AP)

February 24, 2012
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AP – The Dow Jones industrial average pushed above 13,000 in Friday afternoon trading after a measure of consumer sentiment came in stronger than analysts had expected.
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