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    10 Worst Fashion Mistakes: Men

    Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society. —Mark Twain We hate to admit it, because we personally feel that clothes shouldn’t matter. In a perfect world, a person would be judged at their workplace based solely on their performance. Unfortunately, that’s not how the world works. How you choose to dress each morning reflects how ...
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    Nintendo Profits Plummet on Lower Wii Sales

    Nintendo Profits Plummet on Lower Wii Sales
    The video game console wars are booming right now thanks to price cuts across the board on the three major game consoles. The introduction of the much cheaper PS3 slim was a catalyst for the price cuts in the industry. With the PS3 Slim selling for $299, Microsoft quickly dropped the price of its Xbox 360 Elite to the same $299 ...
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    Verizon's Android-based "Droid" Phone Builds Buzz, Launches Next Week

    Verizon's Android-based "Droid" Phone Builds Buzz, Launches Next Week
    NEW YORK - Verizon Wireless will start selling its answer to the iPhone - the Droid - for $200 next week as the company taps into the growing appetite for smart phones that go far beyond making calls. The Droid could help Verizon retain its status as the nation's largest wireless carrier and contribute to a turnaround of its manufacturer, ...
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    Are Retailers Going Too Far Tracking Our Web Habits?

    Are Retailers Going Too Far Tracking Our Web Habits?
    Sherry Natoli is followed everywhere she goes while shopping online, but she doesn't mind at all. Natoli, who owns a seashell business in Tampa, does all but her grocery shopping on the Internet and even opts in whenever she's asked whether she's willing to have her online movements tracked by websites. Companies have been monitoring our online behavior for almost as ...
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    MySpace Stopped Innovating Says News Corp.'s Jonathan Miller

    MySpace Stopped Innovating Says News Corp.'s Jonathan Miller
    Miller says MySpace will focus on music and gaming to turn itself around In the early years of social networking, MySpace ruled with the vast majority of users flocking to the site. As time went by and more competition from Facebook and Twitter was raised, MySpace started to flounder in the waves of competition. Today things are much different in the ...
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    Google Voice Now Offers Service with Existing Numbers

    Google Voice Now Offers Service with Existing Numbers
    New version of Google Voice offers voice mail features with your existing number Google Voice has been a rather controversial service since it debuted. The service allows a user to give out one phone number for their office, mobile, and landline phones to users and get the calls on whatever device they are using. The big catch to the service so ...
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    Outlook for Jobs Is Improving

    Outlook for Jobs Is Improving
    An economic survey out today provides fresh evidence that a fitful recovery is underway as customer demand grows in the third quarter for the first time in more than a year and the jobs outlook brightens a bit. For the first time since the recession began, the portion of companies planning to add employees in the next six months outnumbered those ...
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    When Mobile Productivity Decreases: Adobe's Photoshopp iPhone App

    When Mobile Productivity Decreases: Adobe's Photoshopp iPhone App
    Earlier this month Adobe introduced an iPhone application to enable the editing of photos, "while on the go". You can edit photos, apply effects and share images with others. The tool is pretty neat and has seamless integration with users' free Photoshop.com accounts and enables photo sharing and data back-up, saving space on your iPhone. When I first read about this, ...
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    Can Main Street Catch Up with Wall Street?

    Can Main Street Catch Up with Wall Street?
    On the one hand, the Dow Jones industrial average once again danced around 10,000 last week. Earnings of Caterpillar (CAT), Google (GOOG), and Apple (AAPL) far exceeded expectations. If U.S. gross domestic product rebounds as expected on Oct. 29 and turns positive for the first time in 15 months, it would confirm that the recession ended in the third quarter, at ...
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    Analysts: Amazon Growth Will Continue

    Analysts: Amazon Growth Will Continue
    SAN FRANCISCO - Low prices, solid customer service and an increasing willingness by consumers to spend on discretionary items contributed to Amazon.com Inc.'s solid third quarter, and the growth should continue despite weakness elsewhere in retail. Amazon shares soared to an all-time high Friday after the Seattle-based online retailer stunned analysts and investors by reporting that third-quarter net income grew ...
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    Windows 7 Launches Amid Good Reviews from Longtime Fans

    Windows 7 Launches Amid Good Reviews from Longtime Fans
    Oct. 23--NEW YORK -- After incurring the wrath of unhappy Windows Vista users, Microsoft has embarked on a strategy for Windows 7 that amounts to a public hug. During Thursday's high-profile launch of the new operating system, the Windows Web site was turned over to a never-ending Twitter and Facebook stream of breathless updates about Windows 7. A new ad ...
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    Hulu Might Start Charging Starting in 2010

    Hulu Might Start Charging Starting in 2010
    Hulu's days as a free Web site appear to be numbered. The online video site that offers full-length versions of current TV shows - one of the fastest growing sites on the Web - could start charging users as soon as next year, according to reports. "It's time to start getting paid for broadcast content online," said Chase Carey, deputy chairman ...
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    Facebook Changes Home Page Based on Direct User Feedback

    Facebook Changes Home Page Based on Direct User Feedback
    NEW YORK - Worried about missing a birth announcement, or details on what your portly uncle had for lunch? Facebook is tweaking its home page yet again in hopes of making it easier to find information. Among the latest changes is a list of items you might have missed during those rare moments spent away from the online hangout. The changes ...
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    Amazon Reports 62% Rise in Earnings

    Amazon Reports 62% Rise in Earnings
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Amazon.com shares surged Thursday after the company said its third-quarter profit soared 62 percent, showing that consumers are comfortable opening their wallets to the online retailer despite the still-shaky economy. Throughout the recession, shoppers have flocked to Amazon for deals on all kinds of products, from books to baby strollers, even while offline competitors were struggling. The ...
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    FCC Comes Closer to Determining New Net Neutrality Principles, Businesses Worry

    FCC Comes Closer to Determining New Net Neutrality Principles, Businesses Worry
    WASHINGTON - The federal government this week is stepping squarely into a high-stakes technology battle with this seemingly straightforward question at its core: Should Internet providers such as Comcast and AT&T be allowed to control what you do online once you buy access to their networks? If the answer seems obvious _ of course they shouldn't _ the debate hardly ends ...
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    Google CEO: Vast Changes Coming to the Web Within 5 Years

    Google CEO: Vast Changes Coming to the Web Within 5 Years
    ORLANDO, Fla. - A Web where Chinese is the dominant language, and connections are so fast that distinctions between audio, video and text are blurred is perhaps just five years away, the head of Google said Wednesday. Eric Schmidt, chairman and CEO of Google Inc., spoke to about 5,000 chief information officers and information technology executives in Orlando for a technology ...
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    Google, MySpace, Facebook to Launch New Music Discovery and Revenue Models

    Google, MySpace, Facebook to Launch New Music Discovery and Revenue Models
    LOS ANGELES - Internet power players Google, MySpace and Facebook are adopting strategies to better compete in a music industry that is rapidly shifting online. In separate developments Wednesday, it emerged that Google plans to launch a music search service, MySpace said its music videos will be spread on competing social networks through recent acquisition iLike, and Facebook said it will ...
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    Microsoft, Google Make Separate Deals with Twitter for Search Access

    Microsoft, Google Make Separate Deals with Twitter for Search Access
    SAN FRANCISCO - Twitter Inc. is selling the rights to mine its communications hotbed to both Internet search leader Google Inc. and Microsoft Corp. in dueling deals that underscore the growing importance of being able to show what's on people's minds at any given moment. The announcements made Wednesday within a three-hour span also represent the latest bit of gamesmanship between ...
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    Survey: Nearly 20% of People Online Tweet

    Survey: Nearly 20% of People Online Tweet
    A new survey released by the Pew Internet & American Life Project indicates almost 20% of all internet users use Twitter or another social networking service to share updates and information about themselves. In May 2008, Pew research reported just six percent of Internet users were on Twitter and other similar sites.  In the survey of 1,698 adults conducted in September, ...
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    Sun Microsystems to Slash 3,000 Jobs

    Sun Microsystems to Slash 3,000 Jobs
    Server manufacturer Sun Microsystems announced it will cut 3,000 jobs in the next year as European regulators take a closer look as software maker Oracle tries to finalize its acquisition of Sun. The job reduction was listed in the company's latest filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.  Sun has slashed thousands of jobs across the world over the past ...