Archive for March, 2013

Virgin Atlantic promises to help develop eco-friendly jet fuel (Yahoo! News)

Mar 28 2013 Published by under General Interest

Yahoo! News – While most eco-minded individuals focus largely on the issues created by automotive fossil fuels, the thousands of pounds of jet fuel burned in just a single long-distance flight are largely ignored. Lucky for us, entrepreneur Richard Branson has been keeping …

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    Chief in Trayvon Martin case fired

    Mar 28 2013 Published by under General Interest

    Trayvon Martin Case Police Chief Bill Lee Permanently Relieved of DutyAmid Racially Charged Shooting, City Cites 'Escalating Divisiveness That Has Taken Hold'


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      Originally posted 2012-06-21 12:18:54. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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      Have Facebook? You Can Now Check In to the Future With Forecast (Mashable)

      Mar 28 2013 Published by under General Interest

      Mashable – Foursquare tells people where you are. A new mobile app called Forecast, which is opening to Facebook users on Tuesday, instead tells them where you will be.
      Here’s how the free app for iPhone and Android works: Users make “Forecasts” that include what they plan to do and what time. Those Forecasts are broadcast to their friends, and can serve as informal invitations to join.

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        Originally posted 2012-02-28 19:56:45. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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        Apple patent win may reshape sector

        Mar 28 2013 Published by under General Interest

        Android devices account for more than half of the US smartphone marketApple's decisive victory in a landmark US patent case against Samsung could reshape the hot sector for mobile devices and slow the momentum of Google and its Android system, analysts say.


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          Originally posted 2012-08-26 19:55:56. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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          Growing Colorado fire forces 11,000 from homes

          Mar 28 2013 Published by under General Interest

          The city of Colorado Springs, Colorado is seen in the path of the Waldo Canyon wildfire burning in the mountains west of the cityA fast-growing wildfire in Colorado forced 11,000 people from their homes at least briefly on Sunday and threatened popular summer camping grounds beneath Pikes Peak, whose vistas helped inspire the patriotic tune "America the Beautiful." L


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            Originally posted 2012-06-25 20:39:47. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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            Pictures of Sony’s Xperia J smartphone leak

            Mar 28 2013 Published by under General Interest

            Pictures of Sony’s Xperia J smartphone leakSome pictures of Sony’s (SNY) Xperia J mid-range smartphone have started to trickle out on Taiwanese site ePrice and so far the new Xperia device looks pretty similar to the Sony Xperia smartphones we’ve seen in the past. The key difference is that the Xperia J seems to have more curved edges around its outer frame, making it somewhat more stylish than previous models that were simply flat slabs. In terms of specs, the Xperia J is actually a bit weaker than the Xperia ion Sony released earlier this year as it features a 4-inch FWVGA display, a 1GHz single-core processor, a 5-megapixel camera and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. If nothing else, the Xperia J shouldn’t sell for more than $99


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              Originally posted 2012-08-25 17:52:48. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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              Watch: Steve Jobs 60 Minutes interview (Digital Trends)

              Mar 28 2013 Published by under General Interest

              Digital Trends – With the new Steve Jobs book coming out, the media has been over saturating the Web with quotes from the book, with Jobs talking about a controversial topic or speaking his mind about people like Bill Gates. We’ve run plenty of these stories ourselves, but as much as they’re beginning to grow too plentiful, we’re still fascinated by the life of Jobs. If you’re going to watch one video, we recommend checking out the two-part segment from 60 Minutes.

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                100,000-year-old cave art studio means our ancestors might be smarter than we thought (Yahoo! News)

                Mar 28 2013 Published by under General Interest

                Yahoo! News – While the human race wasn’t playing games until about 4,000 years ago, it was certainly busy with paint. Deep within a cave on Southern tip of Africa, archaeologists just made a landmark discovery that pushes back the date of the …

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                  Originally posted 2011-10-18 23:58:53. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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                  U.S. investigating Google unit over patent licensing

                  Mar 28 2013 Published by under General Interest

                  A posed picture shows a Motorola Droid phone displaying the Google search page in New YorkWASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. antitrust regulators are investigating whether Google unit Motorola Mobility is living up to licensing commitments made when its patents were adopted as industry standards, two people familiar with the probe said on Friday. The Federal Trade Commission sent civil investigative demands, essentially civil subpoenas, to companies this week asking them about Motorola Mobility's licensing practices, one person said. The industry standards affected have to do with Wi-Fi and video standards, one of the people said. …


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                    Originally posted 2012-07-01 07:23:52. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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                    Australian shares strong at noon

                    Mar 28 2013 Published by under General Interest

                    AUSTRALIAN shares have held earlier gains as stronger commodity prices boosted miners and energy stocks.

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                      Originally posted 2012-01-24 20:15:57. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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