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Rue Du Commerce HP TouchPad Tablet Stock

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...– 1000 units   Updates for 8/31: See below for individual updates. B&T, Erwin Comp, NewEgg, Office Max, PC Richard, PC Mall Gov Updates for 8/30 HP Small Business: Just got an email response from HP: “Since we sold out of the current stock, we are building new units in order to fulfill orders received through 4am Monday, Aug 22. This means a delivery date in the 6 – 8 week...

IMWorld 2013

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...ons launched [at the event] will show that Internet & Mobile World is the place where Romanian business people gather to connect with dynamic digital solutions reality. Here is the future, here is the key to many business problems. We want the Romanian business public to be up to date with everything that is new, innovative, intelligent and efficient,” said Cristian Hossu, Managing Par...

J. Russell George, the Treasury inspector general for tax administration, testified alongside ousted IRS head Steven T. Miller

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...at Jim McDermott, a reliable liberal partisan, acknowledged that “the IRS stiff-armed us, basically, at best”, in past testimony, but defended the agency’s behavior. Tax “examiners took a shortcut”, in the face of a flood of new applications for tax-exempt status, he said, “which they deeply regret”. Still, he conceded that it was wrong to treat groups differently because of their political...

Swapping the day job for running your own business is more achievable than we think, says British entrepreneur and founder of Innocent Drinks, Richard Reed

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...o it and you are prepared to keep going, you will find someone that does believe in it.” There are also ways of structuring a business without securing the initial funding, he says. Some people sell their product to the consumer in advance, before they have to pay out for it. Richard Reed also encourages creative thinking around new ways to secure investment, such as crowdfunding. “Rat...

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Currently, in the US statistics show that 80 per cent of the population have access to the internet. The potential for business growth through having a company website is positive. A web presence can attract loyal clients or customer. Most individuals use the internet for reference purposes, keeping up to date with the daily news, or browsing,which increases the probability of accessing your smal...

It appears the Washington Post revised the story about Barack Obama’s trip to Africa with no note to the reader about the changes

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...inquiries. Instead, the story now reads that officials said the safari had been canceled in favor of a trip to Robben Island. “When The Post first asked White House officials about the safari last week, they said no final decision had been made,” the story reads. “A White House official said Thursday that the cancellation was not related to The Post’s inquiries.” Spokesman Josh Earnest told the ne...

Jason Elia told national media that he was dumped because his girlfriend couldn't handle the “stress” of having a partner with cancer

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...io in Houston that he was dumped because his girlfriend couldn’t handle the “stress” of having a partner with a chronic disease and when pushed for the ex-girlfriend’s identity, gave the Twitter handle of Sokhon Sen. The story was quickly picked up by outlets across the country including Fox News, the blog Deadspin and the Huffington Post. Jason Elia even launched a Twitter campaign to...

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is the story of a girl who disappears down a rabbit hole to a fantastic place full of bizarre adventures

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Alice in Wonderland fans have been marking the 150th anniversary of the fateful boat trip that saw the genesis of the children’s tale. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is, on one level at least, the story of a girl who disappears down a rabbit hole to a fantastic place full of bizarre adventures. Charles Dodgson, a mathematician at Christ Church, Oxford, first told his surreal story t...

Duck Dynasty has become a ratings phenomenon, ranking behind only The Walking Dead last season among cable series

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Back in 2012, a proposal for a TV show about a conservative Louisiana family that makes duck calls didn’t have to go far to find doubters. The Robertsons were seated at the dinner table. “I said, <<This will never work. Nobody’s going to watch that>>,” remembers Jase Robertson, who works for the family business. “My dad [Phil Robertson] echoed that. I thi...

Steven T. Miller has quit as IRS head after it emerged his staff singled out conservative groups for extra scrutiny

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...ves.” “The IRS has to operate with absolute integrity.” Steven T. Miller has quit as IRS head after it emerged his staff singled out conservative groups for extra scrutiny To that end, Barack Obama revealed that the treasury secretary had requested and accepted the resignation of acting commissioner of the IRS. “It’s important to institute new leadership that can hel...

IM World 2013

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...Wednesday and Thursday at Romexpo, will receive a free consultation, own “Black Friday”, access to specially designed for networking software, as well as specialized training discounts.  “Internet & Mobile World was created to respond to two major needs: know-how updated in the most dynamic areas of the moment and facilitate direct contact between the leading business solution prov...

Lady Gaga has cancelled a concert in Jakarta, Indonesia, citing "security" concerns, after protests by religious groups

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Lady Gaga has cancelled a concert in Jakarta, Indonesia, citing “security” concerns, after protests by religious groups. Police in Indonesia had refused to issue a permit for Lady Gaga after Islamic groups objected to her show, claiming it was too vulgar. The hard-line Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) had threatened to try to stop Lady Gaga getting off the plane. Indonesia is officially...

Facebook's acquisition of mobile messaging service WhatsApp has been opposed by privacy groups

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Facebook’s acquisition of mobile messaging service WhatsApp has been opposed by privacy groups. Facebook is planning to buy WhatsApp for around $19 billion. Opponents want the US Federal Trade Commission to stop the deal until Facebook provides more information on what it plans to do with the personal data of WhatsApp’s users. But Facebook said it will operate as a separate company an...

Cissy Houston has agreed to write a book about Whitney Houston that will give fans “something to treasure”

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Cissy Houston has agreed to write a book about Whitney Houston that will give fans “something to treasure”, book publisher HarperCollins announced on Monday. Cissy Houston, 78, agreed to write a memoir the publisher says will reveal the “unabridged and unbelievable story” of her daughter, who died in a Beverly Hills, California, hotel bathtub in February at 48. The still untitled book is schedule...

The Butler is based on the story of long-time White House butler Eugene Allen

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...me of the most remarkable episodes are true. Eugene Allen spent 34 years in the White House watching as eight presidents filed in and out and witnessing the country change from within the walls that were changing it. The Butler is based on the story of long-time White House butler Eugene Allen The life of Eugene Allen is the basis for Lee Daniels’ The Butler, which debuted in theaters this weeken...

The translation of the mysterious “Revelation of the Magi” describes how the three wise men actually numbered over a dozen and came from a faraway land, possibly China

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...agery adorns the front of millions of Christmas cards. However, the three wise men who presented the newborn baby Jesus with gold, frankincense and myrrh could have been larger in numbers if a new interpretation of an ancient document is correct. An eighth-century script has been translated into English for the first time and throws an incredible new light on the Christmas story. The translation o...

The arrival of their first grandchild has been seen by Kate Middleton’s parents as a marvelous business opportunity as they are promoting a range of baby goods

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It appears the arrival of their first grandchild has been seen by Kate Middleton’s parents as a marvellous business opportunity. They are promoting a range of baby goods on the Party Pieces website – with paper plates decorated with a blue or pink crown and the words “A New Little Prince” and “A New Little Princess”. The Middletons are self-made New Money, and that is something to be admire...

Philips is to sell off its home entertainment business, including hi-fis and DVD players, to Japan's Funai Electric

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...9 million-euro fine imposed on the company last year by the European Commission for participating in a cartel to fix prices in the television business. Philips is to sell off its home entertainment business, including hi-fis and DVD players, to Japan’s Funai Electric Philips announced last year that it was transferring its loss-making television unit to a new joint venture arrangement with...

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From an interesting concept just a few years ago, cloud software has now been adopted by many businesses looking to reap the benefits of the many advantages offered by the medium of computing. How it works Cloud software is a major development in computing that allows for on demand services and applications. The term cloud is basically a metaphor for the internet, a virtual world with almost lim...

Two rival Syrian rebel groups in the northern town of Azaz have agreed a ceasefire

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...of non-compliance – but Russia objects to any mention of this. Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad, in an interview with Fox News, said it could take about a year to destroy Syria’s chemical stockpiles and could cost about $1 billion. Under the ceasefire deal in Azaz the two rebel sides have agreed to exchange prisoners and hand back property. Two rival Syrian rebel groups in the...

Syrian Kurdish fighters have taken control of Yarubiya border crossing with Iraq from Islamist rebel groups

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...Syrian Kurdish fighters have taken control of Yarubiya border crossing with Iraq from Islamist rebel groups. The Yarubiya border post was captured after three days of clashes with groups linked to al-Qaeda, the fighters said. Officials on the Iraqi side of the border said they could hear heavy gunfire and shelling. Syrian Kurdish fighters have taken control of Yarubiya border crossing with Iraq f...

British Nutrition Foundation identified more than 100 different factors that influence our weight

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...you to bulk up. 26. Exercising for hours at a steady pace. Short sharp bursts are just as effective and less time-consuming, and you’re more likely to stick at it. Canadian researchers compared the effects of cycling at a moderate pace for 90-120 minutes with a workout of 20-30 seconds of gut-busting pedaling followed by four minutes rest and repeated four to six times. After two weeks, both grou...

Alan Rickman as Ronald Reagan and Jane Fonda as Nancy Reagan in Lee Daniels’ The Butler

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Former President Ronald Reagan’s family has hit out at the producers of new film The Butler for allegedly portraying him as a racist. Ronald Reagan is played by British actor Alan Rickman in The Butler, which tells the story of black man Cecil Gaines who served in the White House for 34 years. However, Ronald Reagan’s son claims that the portrayal implies that the former president was preju...

Alexander Solzhenitsyn's classic novel One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich was published 50 years ago this month

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...v. The character was fictional. But there were millions like him – innocent citizens who, like Alexander Solzhenitsyn himself, had been sent to the Gulag in Joseph Stalin’s wave of terror. Censorship and fear had prevented the truth about the camps from being published, but this story made it into print. The USSR would never be the same again. “We were absolutely isolated from in...

Fifty Shades of Grey’s Christian Grey has become one of the literary world's most infamous characters

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...eir dreams given Erika Mitchell only wrote the novels “for fun”. He said: “She wrote it for herself, all the best books are written for the person who writes them. It was her own story, her own dream. She put it down on paper for a few friends to read it and then wanted it published to have her name on it. “It was doing ok last summer and then it got bigger and bigger and then exploded. We’r...