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Apple to unveil operating system upgrades

Apr 7, 2010
Apple says it will unveil a new version of the iPhone operating system at an event on Thursday, April 8. Several tech Web sites have already...
Posted In: apple, iPhone

Changing your font could save you money

Apr 7, 2010
You might remember the story reporter Ashley Milne-Tyte did on a push to clarify ink cartridge labels so that costs are more transparent to...
Posted In: fonts, ink, printing

Unpaid internships: Illegal?

Apr 7, 2010
We had an interesting discussion at our morning meeting about unpaid internships. I don't know about you, but I've had the experience of working an...
Posted In: internship

Mortgage rates spike, mortgage refis slump

Apr 7, 2010
U.S. mortgage rates rose last week while applications for refinancing slumped, with home buyers running up close against the deadline for an $8,000...

Greece, IMF exploring ways to expedite debt reform

Apr 7, 2010
Greek Finance Minister George Papaconstantinou met with inspectors from the International Monetary Fund today at the start of a two-week inspection...

Some L.A. employees may get 3-day work week

Apr 6, 2010
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is mulling a plan that would shut down all city departments -- except for police, public safety and those...
Posted In: los angeles, Villaraigosa

Sebelius issues alert on health law scams

Apr 6, 2010
Since President Obama signed health care legislation, scam artists have been trying to push phony insurance policies to take advantage of confused...
Posted In: health scams

iPad meets bat, gets destroyed

Apr 6, 2010
A vast majority of the 300,000 iPads sold on Saturday were broken in traditionally. But Pittsburgh high school student Justin Kocott had something...
Posted In: iPad

Taking a good look at controversial review sites

Apr 6, 2010 will be making two big changes to address concerns raised by small business owners claiming a link between advertising budgets and...
Posted In: Unvarnished, Yelp

Euro slides, Greek bond yields soar

Apr 6, 2010
The euro weakened to its lowest level since March 26 and Greek government yields on 10-year bonds soared to 7.1% on worries over Greece's debt. The...
Posted In: euro, Greece, Greek



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