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| January 18, 2013

Jan 17, 2013 OTC Disclosure & News Service Toronto, ON, Canada – Shoal Point Energy Ltd. (“Shoal Point” “SPE” or the “Company”) (SHPNF on OTCQX) (SHP on CNSX) announces that it has been able to successfully extend the time period during which it is allowed to drill exploration wells on each of EL 1120 and

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A Wall Street Transcript Interview with Jonathan S. Raclin, Registered Principal of Barrington Asset Management, Inc …

| January 7, 2013

67 WALL STREET, New York – January 7, 2013 – The Wall Street Transcript has just published its All-Cap Growth Investing and Other Strategies Report. The full issue is available by calling (212) 952-7433 or via The Wall Street Transcript Online . Topics covered: All-Cap Growth Investing – Closed-end Mutual Funds – Investing in Gold – Bottom-up Investing Companies include: BlackRock, Inc

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Cisco appeals EU’s okay of Microsoft/Skype deal (Reuters)

| February 15, 2012

(Reuters) – Cisco Systems Inc has challenged EU clearance of Microsoft Corp’s acquisition of Internet voice and video service Skype at Europe’s second highest court, saying the commission should have put tougher conditions on the deal.

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U.S. Stock Futures Rise as Greek Parliament Approves Austerity

| February 13, 2012

February 12, 2012, 7:39 PM EST By Michael P. Regan Feb. 12 (Bloomberg) — U.S.

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Viral video: Father shoots daughter’s laptop after she whines about parents on Facebook (Digital Trends)

| February 11, 2012

Racking up over 3.5 million views on YouTube over the last 48 hours, a North Carolina man named Tommy Jordan, father of a fifteen-year old teenage girl named Hannah, decided to respond to his daughter’s complaints about their family life. His daughter posted a lengthy rant about her parents on Facebook and attempted to hide the post with the privacy settings Facebook provides for all users. However, her father somehow ended up with a copy to her diatribe and decided to film a video response called “Facebook Parenting: For the troubled teen”.

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7 Marketing Lessons From RIM’s Failures (Mashable)

| February 10, 2012

Alex Goldfayn is CEO of the Evangelist Marketing Institute. His new book is called Evangelist Marketing: What Apple, Amazon and Netflix Understand About Their Customers (That Your Company Probably Doesn’t). You remember, don’t you

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Wall Street ends flat; Cisco gains after the bell (Reuters)

| February 8, 2012

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks closed flat in another thinly traded session on Wednesday as Greece remained in a standstill over accepting tough reforms in exchange for a bailout critical to avoiding a chaotic default. Underlying confidence kept the Dow near an almost four-year high notched on Tuesday, though trading has been quiet since last week’s stellar employment report

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New RIM CEO Can’t Save the BlackBerry (ContributorNetwork)

| January 31, 2012

COMMENTARY | Investors at RIM — the company that makes the BlackBerry smartphone and BlackBerry PlayBook tablet — have been pushing the company for awhile now to get rid of its two co-ceos, Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie, on acount of their complete failure to adapt to the changing market. In a nutshell, Apple’s iPhone caught them off-guard; and not only did they fail to respond appropriately, they failed to even realize that there was a problem until it was too late.

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Neeson’s ‘The Grey’ tops box office with $20M (AP)

| January 29, 2012

NEW YORK – Beware the Liam in Winter. Liam Neeson’s “The Grey” topped the weekend box office with $20 million, according to studio estimates Sunday, continuing the actor’s success as an action star in the winter months. The Alaskan survivalist thriller opened above expectations with a performance on par with previous Neeson thrillers “Taken” and “Unknown.” Those films, both January-February releases, opened with $24.7 million and $21.9 million, respectively

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RIM CEO eyes "significant" plans for BlackBerry (Reuters)

| January 28, 2012

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Research in Motion’s Thorsten Heins plans to waste no time in his new job. The BlackBerry maker’s chief executive said he will present the board with his plan for company’s future in just a matter of weeks. The German-born executive, who took over from two longstanding co-CEOs on Saturday, said his plans for RIM would be “significant” though he did not divulge details in an interview with Reuters

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