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Apple’s Tim Cook ‘extremely sorry’ for Maps flaws

Apr 12 2014 Published by under General Interest

Apple CEO Tim Cook Apologizes for New Maps GlitchesApple's CEO Admits to Shortcomings and Issues with the New Maps App.


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    Originally posted 2012-09-29 09:22:26. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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    Nielsen says Android’s lead over iPhone leveling off (Appolicious)

    Apr 12 2014 Published by under General Interest

    Appolicious – New study results from research firm Nielsen suggest that the runaway freight train that is Google’s (GOOG) Android operating system may have slowed down, bringing Apple’s (AAPL) iPhone and Research In Motion’s (RIMM) BlackBerry into a steady split of the smartphone OS market.

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      Originally posted 2011-06-01 07:26:02. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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      Inside Foxconn: You Will Think Differently About Apple Products (Mashable)

      Apr 12 2014 Published by under General Interest

      Mashable – Foxconn plants in Shenzhen and Chengdu, China, where Apple makes a variety of best-selling gadgets, including the iPad. It will also be an opportunity to assess whether Apple is treating its factory workers properly.

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        Originally posted 2012-02-23 04:23:56. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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        Paraguay’s president ousted in impeachment trial

        Apr 12 2014 Published by under General Interest

        Paraguay’s Senate removed President Fernando Lugo from office in a rapid impeachment trial on Friday, and the leftist former priest said he was stepping aside even though he considered his ouster a blow to democracy.

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          Originally posted 2012-06-23 16:33:22. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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          Maine town’s agony prolonged in prostitution case

          Apr 12 2014 Published by under General Interest

          A pedestrian crosses Route 1 in downtown Kennebunk, Maine, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. Curious residents in this seaside community may have to wait to learn which of their friends and neighbors stand accused of giving business to a fitness instructor charged with running a prostitution operation out of her Zumba studio. The police department's plan to release some of the more than 150 names of suspected clients was delayed Friday by last-minute legal wrangling. Alexis Wright, a 29-year-old fitness instructor from Wells, Maine, has pleaded not guilty to prostitution, invasion of privacy and other charges for allegedly accepting money for sex and secretly videotaping her encounters. Her business partner, Mark Strong Sr., a 57-year-old insurance agent and private investigator from Thomaston, Maine, pleaded not guilty to 59 misdemeanor charges.(AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)Residents of this seaside community will have to wait at least the weekend to learn which of their friends and neighbors stand accused of giving business to a fitness instructor charged with running a prostitution operation out of her Zumba studio.


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            Originally posted 2012-10-13 12:39:36. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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            ‘Ask Not For Whom the BlackBerry Rings, It Rings for Thee!’

            Apr 12 2014 Published by under General Interest

            'Ask Not For Whom the BlackBerry Rings, It Rings for Thee!'Late last night, Adam Clark Estes drew our attention to this tragedy for the ages: BlackBerry owners regretting their choice of smartphone. Woe is the poor BlackBerry scroller, laments one commenter. Typing through tears, Rhett Chassereau writes: 


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              Originally posted 2012-10-17 21:04:38. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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              Electronic contact lenses give rabbits Terminator vision, headed to humans soon (Yahoo! News)

              Apr 12 2014 Published by under General Interest

              Yahoo! News – In mankind’s seemingly endless strive to become more robot than human, scientists at the University of Washington in Seattle have taken a big step forward — giving rabbits a Terminator-esque vision enhancement. Using advanced contact lens technology, researchers have put …

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                Originally posted 2011-11-23 15:21:04. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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                See an Angry Birds Space demonstration … in space

                Apr 12 2014 Published by under General Interest

                Angry Birds Space, the long-awaited sequel to the award-winning, best selling iOS game of all time, is set to launch later this month. In preparation for the event, Angry Birds developer Rovio has been doing a lot of promotion with NASA, including sending … Continue reading

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                  Originally posted 2012-03-10 00:02:06. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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                  Iran says talks with big powers to be held in January

                  Apr 12 2014 Published by under General Interest

                  Iran's Supreme National Security Council Secretary Jalili answers questions during a joint news conference in BaghdadIran has agreed to hold talks with six major powers about its atomic program in January but the date and venue has yet to be decided, the country's top nuclear negotiator said on Friday.


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                    Originally posted 2013-01-04 19:06:29. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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                    Hit NBC shows coming to Amazon Prime

                    Apr 12 2014 Published by under General Interest

                    NBC may no longer be the best network on TV, but they’ve still got a stable of great shows. And now, effective today, you can enjoy those programs on the Amazon Prime service using your computer, tablet, PlayStation 3, or Xbox … Continue reading →

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                      Originally posted 2012-08-25 17:52:30. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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