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Bye bye BlackBerry?

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As Research In Motion deals with the fallout from service disruptions that have affected millions of BlackBerry users around the world this week, a survey by Aite Group shows that out of 402 financial advisers polled, 45 percent say they would choose an Apple iPhone or iPad, while 14 percent would pick a BlackBerry.

What do you want to see in a passenger bill of rights?

    Extra legroom Time stuck on tarmac should not exceed 1.5 hours Carry on one bag for free Freedom to rebook if flight is delayed over 3 hours Restore smoking privileges

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Will you use Facebook’s new messaging service?

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FACEBOOK/It’s official.  Soon you’ll be able to adopt your very own “facebook.com” email address.

Facebook announced a new all-in-one messaging tool on Monday, after much speculation that the social networking giant was planning a so-called “Gmail-killer.

Murdoch mad as hell and ready to charge

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Rupert Murdoch is mad as hell and it appears he’s not going to take it anymore. The media mogul and News Corp chief is upset at Google, saying the Internet search giant is ruining the newspaper business.

Not one to sit and around and just gripe about things, Murdoch says he might pull News Corp’s news from Google’s Web search results and list the stories on Microsoft’s Bing. The catch is that Microsoft would pay for the service, giving Murdoch a fresh revenue stream.

from Global Investing:

Who’s next for the Dow?

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Arzu Cevik, director at Thomson Reuters Strategic Research, writes:

"With Citi shares trading below $1, the first time since 1970 that a “penny stock” traded on the Dow Jones Industrial Average, it is widely expected that it will be removed from the index.

"The company was added to the Dow in 1997 when it was still known as Travelers, and the last company to be removed from the Dow was AIG last September (when its stock hovered above $1) and was replaced by Kraft Foods.

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