Author Archives: Max Turnier

CBS Correspondent Assaulted in Egyptian Protest

CBS chief foreign correspondent Lara Logan is said to be recovering at home in the United States after being attacked by a mob of protesters in Egypt on February 11th, 2011. According to the 60 Minutes website, she was covering … Continue reading

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NYSE Euronext, Deutsche Boerse to Merge

German Deutsche Boerse and NYSE Euronext have agreed to a merger which will create the world’s largest cross-border financial exchange giant. Instability and rapid change in world economic markets seems to have created a need for a more homogeneous system … Continue reading

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Grammy Winners You Should Know About

The televised portion of the Grammys was more like a pop variety show with good guests and great music. Only 10 awards were given out on-air allowing  the bulk of time for tribute performances. Artists Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Hudson, Yolanda … Continue reading

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Rumors of iPhone Nano Resurface

Buzz never stops with the iPhone franchise. Recently in a Bloomberg article citing “people who have been briefed on plans”, Apple Inc. is developing a smaller iPhone which will compete more directly with Google Android phones. The rumored iPhone Nano … Continue reading

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Internet Explorer 9 RC Released Early

Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate (RC) was released early, according to a Winrumors.com article which includes download links. The software giant had announced they would have an official unveiling on Thursday February 10th, 2011 at an afternoon conference in … Continue reading

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Activision Announces End of Guitar Hero

Guitar Hero makes for a ridiculously fun gimmick at parties and lets people rock in a different way. Sadly, makers of the hit franchise have announced they will stop making Guitar Hero citing financial decline of the music industry. “Due … Continue reading

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Updated: New Plans for Keith Olbermann?

Keith Olbermann, former host of the show “Countdown” on MSNBC,  is known for his lofty monologues and witty criticisms. All in all, he ran a good show from March 2003 to January 2011. MSNBC and Olbermann parted ways when word … Continue reading

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Best Super Bowl Commercials

Super Bowl commercials this year were fun and packed with celebrities as usual. Ozzy Osbourne and Justin Bieber took lead roles in a Best Buy spot. Faith Hill helped a tactless young man write a love letter in an ad … Continue reading

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Verizon iPhones Sell Out in Customer Pre-Order

Verizon customer pre-sale orders for the new iPhone 4 began on February 3rd and not even a day later, the first round of phones sold out. The carrier announced on its website that they were “no longer taking pre-sale orders,” … Continue reading

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Today in History: Buddy Holly

On February 3, 1959, Buddy Holly (Charles Hardin Holley), Ritchie Valens and JP ” The Big Bopper” Richardson died in a plane crash in Iowa shortly after taking off from Mason City. They had chartered a plane to get to … Continue reading

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