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Two Venezuelan opposition activists shot dead

Jun 19 2013 Published by under General Interest

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez waves at supporters during a campaign rally in GuarenasGunmen shot and killed two local leaders of parties backing presidential challenger Henrique Capriles on Saturday in the worst violence of a volatile campaign before Venezuela's election next weekend. Capriles' party, Primero Justicia (First Justice), said the gunmen fired from a van that witnesses identified as belonging to state oil company PDVSA or the local mayor's office during a rally in the agricultural state of Barinas. The government of President Hugo Chavez, who is seeking re-election, confirmed the deaths and vowed the perpetrators would be brought to justice. …


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    Originally posted 2012-09-30 11:30:04. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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    Three iPhone Rumors We Now Believe (The Atlantic Wire)

    Jun 19 2013 Published by under General Interest

    The Atlantic Wire – Nick Bilton at The New York Times has made some progress burrowing under the walls of Apple’s top secret iPhone lab. Bilton reports on the timing of the iPhone 5 release, emphasis ours:

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      Originally posted 2011-09-17 11:35:44. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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      Samsung trying to halt import of iPhones, iPads (Digital Trends)

      Jun 19 2013 Published by under General Interest

      Digital Trends – Samsung has struck back. Following in the wake of Apple’s patent lawsuit, the South Korea-based company today filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) seeking to block the import of the iPhone, iPad and iPod, according to Bloomberg.

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        Harlem is getting a business incubator for engineering students 

        Jun 19 2013 Published by under Interests

        A new center that aims to turn engineers into entrepreneurs is coming to Harlem.

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          Originally posted 2012-08-23 05:13:52. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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          Pre-orders soar for authorized Steve Jobs bio (AP)

          Jun 19 2013 Published by under General Interest

          FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2007, file photo, Apple CEO Steve Jobs introduces the Apple Nano in San Francisco. Apple on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 said Jobs has died. He was 56. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)AP – An authorized biography of Steve Jobs was high on best-seller lists within hours of Apple’s announcement of his death. And publisher Simon & Schuster announced Thursday that the release date has been moved up from Nov. 21 to Oct. 24.


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            Judge denies Apple request to ban Samsung phones

            Jun 19 2013 Published by under General Interest

            File photo shows an Apple iPhone and a Samsung Galaxy Note displayed at a shop in TokyoA federal judge late Monday rejected Apple Inc.'s demands that its chief rival in the more than $100 billion global smartphone market cease selling models a jury recently found illegally used Apple technology.


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              Originally posted 2012-12-18 21:07:29. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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              Police: Body identified as missing Colorado girl

              Jun 19 2013 Published by under General Interest

              This image provided by the Westminster Colorado Police Department shows Jessica Ridgeway. Authorities looking for the 10-year-old Colorado girl who disappeared days ago after leaving for school are planning to finish scouring open fields and resume searching the fifth-grader's suburban Denver neighborhood on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. (AP Photo/Westminster Colorado Police Department)Police in Westminster Colorado today officially confirmed that a body found Wednesday belongs to missing 10-year old Jessica Ridgeway. “We recognize there is a predator at large in our community,” said Westminster, Colo., Police Chief Lee Birk. The girl had been missing since Oct. 5….


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                Evans welcomes university enrolments

                Jun 19 2013 Published by under General Interest

                A record enrolment in Australian university courses includes significant increases in the vocations the future economy will need, Federal Tertiary Education Minister Chris Evans says.

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                  Gingrich hints he may quit race

                  Jun 19 2013 Published by under General Interest

                  Campaign Denies Gingrich Left Student Reporter's InterviewThe former House speaker acknowledged that he would have to “reassess” his bid if he fares poorly in Tuesday’s Republican primary in Delaware, a state where he has spent considerable time campaigning.


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                    Great new mobile apps for the iPhone, iPad and Android devices (Appolicious)

                    Jun 19 2013 Published by under General Interest

                    Appolicious – Whether you got your first smartphone or tablet over the holidays or are an experienced user, there are plenty of great new mobile applications for iPhones, iPads and Android devices to tap into.

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                      Originally posted 2012-01-12 09:36:35. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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