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Jury: Google didn’t infringe on Oracle patents

Apr 12 2014 Published by under General Interest

A federal jury ruled Wednesday that Google didn’t infringe on Oracle’s patents when the Internet search leader developed its popular Android software for mobile devices.

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    Originally posted 2012-05-24 04:37:02. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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    News Summary: RIM’s top exec pitches app makers

    Apr 12 2014 Published by under General Interest

    HOPING FOR A COMEBACK: Research In Motion CEO Thorsten Heins kicked off a company conference Tuesday by trying to convince mobile applications developers that the BlackBerry maker’s upcoming release of a new operating system will unleash a new wave of innovation and win new customers.

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      Originally posted 2012-09-27 05:01:40. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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      White House widening covert war in North Africa

      Apr 12 2014 Published by under General Interest

      FILE - This Sept. 21, 2012 file photo shows Libyan civilians celebrate the raiding of Ansar al-Shariah Brigades compound, after hundreds of Libyans, Libyan Military, and Police raided the Brigades base, in Benghazi, Libya. Small teams of U.S. special operations forces arrived at American embassies throughout North Africa to set up a new counterterrorist network months before militants killed the U.S. ambassador in Libya. But officials say the network was too new to stop the Benghazi attack. (AP Photo/Mohammad Hannon, File )Small teams of special operations forces arrived at American embassies throughout North Africa in the months before militants launched the fiery attack that killed the U.S. ambassador in Libya.


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        Originally posted 2012-10-03 18:02:36. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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        Strong earthquake hits western Indonesia, no tsunami threat

        Apr 12 2014 Published by under General Interest

        BANDA ACEH, Indonesia – Officials say a strong earthquake measuring magnitude 6.2 has struck off the coast of western Indonesia but there is no danger of a tsunami.

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          Originally posted 2012-04-16 00:40:10. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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          Obama Medicare plan: No voucher but maybe a bill

          Apr 12 2014 Published by under General Interest

          During a brief rainstorm, U.S. President Obama speaks at a campaign rally at the Henry Maier Festival in MilwaukeeHe'll never turn Medicare into a voucher, but if you are lucky enough to be financially comfortable in retirement, odds are you'll pay higher premiums under President Barack Obama's plan. It's not just the 1 percent who'll feel the pinch.


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            Originally posted 2012-09-23 22:13:02. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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            Is your city well-read? Amazon knows the answer (Yahoo! News)

            Apr 12 2014 Published by under General Interest

            Yahoo! News – Amazon informed us last week that for the first time, it had sold more ebooks than print books. But that doesn’t answer the age-old question of what city boasts the most well-read population. Well, prepare your arguments or bragging rights, …

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              Originally posted 2011-05-29 00:46:58. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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              Steve Jobs made biography so his kids would understand him (Digital Trends)

              Apr 12 2014 Published by under General Interest

              Digital Trends – More details are coming out about the last days of Steve Jobs. Reuters reports that a few weeks before his death, the author of his tell-all biography (which hits shelves Oct. 24), Walter Isaacson, met with Jobs to perform one final interview with the Apple founder. As it turns out, part of the reason he agreed to the book is so that his kids can better understand him and know why he wasn’t always there for them. 

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                Originally posted 2011-10-08 02:52:25. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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                9 astounding Halloween costumes (Yahoo! News)

                Apr 12 2014 Published by under General Interest

                Yahoo! News – When you consider pumpkin carving and Halloween light shows, it becomes clear that Halloween is the most creative celebration of the year. The costumes, though, are what really knock Halloween creativity out of the park. Everyone gets to decide what …

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                  Originally posted 2011-10-29 22:25:47. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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                  Raba Kistner Infrastructure Earns "Best in Utah" Honors for Second Year, Ranked in Top 200 by Engineering News Record

                  Apr 12 2014 Published by under Interests

                  SALT LAKE CITY — For the second time in as many years, Raba Kistner Infrastructure (RKI) has received accolades as the "Best in Utah" Civil Engineering firm. They are also being honored with …

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                    Originally posted 2012-05-31 03:50:07. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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                    Romney at odds with key Iowa Republicans over wind energy

                    Apr 12 2014 Published by under General Interest

                    Wind turbines operate at a wind farm near MilfordDES MOINES—When Mitt Romney arrives  for a fundraiser with local Republicans Tuesday evening, one topic sure to come up could put his efforts to win Iowa this November at serious risk. Last week, as Romney was winding up a rocky overseas tour, his campaign made front-page news when a spokesman for the GOP candidate told […]


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                      Originally posted 2012-08-08 08:33:16. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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