Archive for February 9th, 2012

Japanese Stock Futures Rise on Greece Debt Agreement, U.S. Jobless Claims

| February 9, 2012

Japanese stock futures rose after Greek policy makers said they reached an agreement on austerity measures required to receive a bailout and U.S. jobless claims dropped, boosting demand for riskier assets.

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Tesla Motors Unveils Model X Electric Minivan/SUV [PICS] (Mashable)

| February 9, 2012

[More from Mashable: Fisker Karma Electric Supercar Struts Its Stuff at CES 2012 [PICS]] Tesla Motors has introduced the Model X, its third electric car, and like its brandmates, this one is an all-electric vehicle.

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UPDATE 2-Brasil Travel drops IPO plan as demand wanes

| February 9, 2012

Kodak to stop making cameras to cut costs – http://t.co/b5DwcUgI

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Brazil files injunction against Twitter (AP)

| February 9, 2012

SAO PAULO – A request for an injunction to stop Twitter users from alerting drivers to police roadblocks, radar traps and drunk-driving checkpoints could make Brazil the first country to take Twitter up on its plan to censor content at governments’ requests. Twitter unveiled plans last month that would allow country-specific censorship of tweets that might break local laws. “As far as we know this is the first time that a country has attempted to take Twitter up on their country-by-country take down,” Eva Galperin of the San Francisco-based Electronic Frontier Foundation said in a telephone interview Thursday.

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Why Are Digital Cameras Disappearing? (ContributorNetwork)

| February 9, 2012

COMMENTARY | According to Mike Tomkins of Imaging Resource, digital camera maker Canon is in a bit of a bind. Its high-end Single Lens Reflex (SLR) cameras are growing in popularity, but compact cameras — the basic point-and-shoot variety — are starting to tank except in “emerging markets.” Which is code for third-world countries, where most people can’t afford SLRs anyway

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LinkedIn’s 4Q earnings strong, revenue doubles (AP)

| February 9, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO – LinkedIn provided further evidence of online networking’s popularity and moneymaking potential with a fourth-quarter performance that got a glowing review on Wall Street. The results announced Thursday indicate LinkedIn Corp

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Keep track of your social life with the Eventbrite Android app (Appolicious)

| February 9, 2012

Next week I have a networking event, a tweet-up, and a charity cocktail hour.

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DJ Barack Obama: The prez releases a digital campaign mixtape (Yahoo! News)

| February 9, 2012

This new Spotify playlist will Barack You Like a Hurricane Need a hot new mix of music for when you drive off to your next political rally, or maybe for your next long trip to Newt Gingrich’s moon colony? Relax — DJ Barack Obama has you covered with his official Spotify campaign playlist, which he introduced today via Twitter. From sharing photos via Instagram to holding chats Google+, President Obama has been ahead of the curve when it comes to embracing social networking

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Making The Case For Occupy Wall Street

| February 9, 2012

For some, this economy is lots better. We keep hearing that an economic recovery is underway

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Greek deal leads to modest gains on Wall St (Reuters)

| February 9, 2012

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks rose modestly for a third straight day on Thursday after Greece reached a deal to secure a financial bailout, but investors were cautious after weeks of gains. Tech shares, led by Apple Inc (AAPL.O), gave a lift to the Nasdaq index and were the session’s strongest sector.

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