Friday, June 03, 2011




Posted by Dr
. E. G. Damigos; PhD; CMI; C.M. RINA
Senior Economist - Executive Partner - EUROPEAN CAPITAL GROUP

Apple iCloud: Nice incremental revenue boost, but halo effect more notable
ZDNet (blog)
By Larry Dignan | June 3, 2011, 6:48am PDT Apple has locked up the labels and will reportedly charge $25 a year for an iCloud subscription. That revenue stream—once you factor in splits with the music industry—is essentially peanuts, but the value of ...
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Boeing eyes Asia to boost defence revenue
Channel News Asia
By Travis Teo | Posted: 03 June 2011 2131 hrs SINGAPORE: US aerospace giant Boeing is eyeing Asia to boost its defence revenue. It hopes the region will account for 12.5 per cent of its total revenue by 2015, up from the 8.5 per cent last year. ...
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Chinese DM to attend Shangri-La Dialogue to boost regional security cooperation
BEIJING, June 3 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie left Beijing for Singapore on Friday to attend an Asia-Pacific security dialogue. According to the Defense Ministry, this is the first time for a Chinese defense minister to attend the ..
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Charming Shoppes reports boost in quarterly earnings | Philadelphia Inquirer ...
Philadelphia Inquirer
The boost came as the company, struggling for several years with declining sales and profitability, has been executing a plan to close 240 unprofitable stores this year. It also has been reducing inventory to help stabilize prices and avoid markdowns ...
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Leading Off: Corporate sponsors boost WNBA teams
Sacramento Bee
By Debbie Arrington Today starts the 15th season of the WNBA, the nation's longest- tenured and – in terms of survival – most successful women's pro team sports league. The 2005 champions and a perennial playoff contender, the Monarchs left a void in ...
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FDA: Certain High Blood-Pressure Drugs Don't Boost Cancer Risks
Wall Street Journal
By Jennifer Corbett Dooren Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)--The US Food and Drug Administration ended a safety review of a class of drugs used to control high blood pressure by concluding that the medicines don't increase the risk of ...
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REFILE-UPDATE 2-Pandora expects 40 pct boost in IPO size
June 2 (Reuters) - Online radio company Pandora Media Inc expects to raise 40 percent more than prior estimates in the initial public offering of its stock, as investor interest in Internet-stocks rebounds. Pandora said it will offer 13.68 million ...
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Bargain shoppers help boost TJX, BJ's sales
Boston Herald
By Thomas Grillo Two top Massachusetts-based discount retailers saw sales rise in May as shoppers sought bargains amid higher food and gasoline prices. Framingham-based TJX Cos. reported a 2 percent increase in same-store sales, well below analysts' ...
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End a Failed Drug War (and Boost Entrepreneurship?)
by Kent Bernhard, Jr. Jun 02 2011 The global war on drugs is a failure, a high-profile commission funded by Richard Branson declares, as it calls for governments to consider decriminalizing some drugs. Could ending the decades-long battle be an opening ...
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Blogs5 new results for boost
'Boost 3D' (Now 'Boost 2') Gets Massive Update and Name Change ...
By Eli Hodapp
'Boost 3D' (Now 'Boost 2') Gets Massive Update and Name Change:Remember Boost 3D ? It came out in late 2009, and we absolutely loved it in our review. It's a tunnel racer with a sky high framerate and an elegant simplicity to it.
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Kingston expects SSD shipments to boost in 2011
Kingston Technology expects monthly shipments of its solid-state drives (SSD) to top 100000 units in the fourth quarter of 2011, up from the almost 70000 shipped currently, according to the US-based memory module house.
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Microsoft Mango – Enough to Boost Windows Phone Efforts? | WebProNews
By Abby Johnson
Microsoft knows that it is behind in the mobile sector but is not giving up. The company recently announced the latest version of its mobile operating system nicknamed Mango. Windows Phone 7.1 is said to include hundreds of new features ...
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Marriage Helps Boost Economy | ELEV8
By Oretha Winston
Family Research Council's Marriage and Religion Research Institute (MARRI) released a synthesis paper today showing that economic well-being in the United States is strongly related to marriage.
Snyder Rolls Out $3 Billion Economic Boost « CBS Detroit
By Matt Roush
Michigan's businesses will have new ways to buy and sell, raise capital, and connect with each other through Pure Michigan Business Connect, a new $3 billion public-private initiative.
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