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Google Play gaining on iTunes App Store in race for most apps available

Apr 12 2014 Published by under General Interest

The war between Apple and Android wages on, and now the battlefield is the online app market. Google Play, the marketplace for Android devices, has always trailed the App Store in number of offerings, even though it launched just three months … Continue reading →

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    Originally posted 2012-09-28 07:09:49. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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    Lucky Android fans could get their Nexus 7 tablets as soon as July 13th

    Apr 12 2014 Published by under General Interest

    The wait is finally over: Nexus 7 preorders start shipping todayAndroid fans who preordered Google’s flagship Nexus 7 tablet through the Google Play store could get a nice big treat in the mail as soon as Friday. DroidMatters reports that Google has started shipping Nexus 7 preorders and some customers could see their tablets arrive as soon as July 13th. The site discovered that some tablets were arriving on Friday through a posting on the XDA-Developers forum showing an order sheet for the Nexus 7 with a scheduled delivery time of July 13th between 2:15 pm and 6:15 pm. DroidMatters speculates that other retailers will start shipping their own Nexus 7 preorders now that Google got the ball rolling. Read [DroidMatters] Read [XDA]


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      Originally posted 2012-07-14 08:40:25. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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      New York Man Catches Girl Falling From Window

      Apr 12 2014 Published by under General Interest

      A 7-year-old New York City girl escaped injury after she fell from a third-story window when she was caught by a neighbor. Cell phone video taken by a resident in the Coney Island section of Brooklyn shows Keyla McCree standing on an air conditioning unit…

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        Originally posted 2012-07-18 16:58:11. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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        Apple Products That Steve Jobs Fans Love the Most (The Atlantic Wire)

        Apr 12 2014 Published by under General Interest

        The Atlantic Wire – Related: What Techno Goodies to Expect from Steve Jobs Today

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          Originally posted 2011-10-28 20:21:49. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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          Authorities: 50 involved in deadly Benghazi attack

          Apr 12 2014 Published by under General Interest

          Did Americans killed in Libya have enough security?Libyan authorities have identified 50 people who were involved in the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi in which the ambassador and three other Americans were killed, a security official said on Saturday. U.S. ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens and three others died when gunmen attacked the consulate and a safe house refuge in the eastern city on Tuesday night. The attackers were part of a crowd blaming America for a film they said insulted the Prophet Mohammad. So far four people have been arrested and are being questioned, Libyan officials have said. …


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            Originally posted 2012-09-16 07:13:04. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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            Afghan policeman kills U.S. service member

            Apr 12 2014 Published by under General Interest

            Afghan Policeman Kills U.S. Service Member on Joint PatrolA U.S. service member was killed in southern Afghanistan today on a patrol with Afghan security forces when one of the Afghans turned his weapon on the Americans, the latest in a rash of what the ISAF is now calling “insider” attacks on American troops….


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              Originally posted 2012-08-20 07:37:33. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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              Police: ‘Canadian psycho’ killed Chinese student

              Apr 12 2014 Published by under General Interest

              Police say Luka Rocco Magnotta, 29, fled to Europe on May 26 after the murderFrench police said Saturday they are actively hunting a Canadian porn star suspected of filming the dismemberment of his boyfriend and mailing the body parts.


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                Originally posted 2012-06-02 23:59:37. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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                Google Prepping Android Key Lime Pie [REPORT]

                Apr 12 2014 Published by under General Interest

                Key Lime Pie will be the next sweet dessert in Google’s sequence of Android OS names, according to a recent report.

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                  Originally posted 2012-03-06 14:23:35. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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                  Juhl Wind, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Power Engineers Collaborative, LLC — an Industry Leader in Power Engineering

                  Apr 12 2014 Published by under Interests

                  PIPESTONE, Minn., May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Juhl Wind, Inc. (JUHL.OB), the Leader in Community Wind Power and Renewable Energy, today announced it recently closed on the acquisition of Power Engineers …

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                    Originally posted 2012-05-04 21:16:16. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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                    Apple Removes ‘Jew or Not Jew’ App in France (NewsFactor)

                    Apr 12 2014 Published by under General Interest

                    NewsFactor – Under pressure from critics who fear it may stoke anti-Semitism, Apple has removed from its French iTunes App Store a program that tells iPhone or iPad users whether a public personality is Jewish.

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                      Originally posted 2011-09-16 09:34:53. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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