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**** Documents To Go Goes Premium, Adds PowerPoint Features <http://www.macworld.com/article/145532/2010/01/documents_to_go_premium.html?lsrc=rss_main>
David Dahlquist, Macworld
DataViz's Documents To Go with Exchange Attachments has received updated functionality and a new name: Documents To Go Premium.
**** Apple's Influence Reigns Over CES <http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/34634569/ns/technology_and_science-tech_and_gadgets/>
Suzanne Choney, MSNBC
While Apple isn't participating â and never has â in the annual Consumer Electronics Show, the company's presence has long loomed over it. That's no different this year, with non-stop buzz about an Apple tablet possibly being announced later this month. What is different is that Apple-related products are being given their own showcase at CES, a first for the world's largest trade show for consumer technology.
**** What Do You Own? âiSlateâ And Appleâs Direction <http://mediactive.com/2010/01/07/what-do-you-own-islate-and-apples-direction/>
Dan Gillmor, Mediactive
This is not just about your right to read and use media as you wish. It is also about the way you will be able to make available what you create in the future. If you believe in freedom of speech, you should be deeply alarmed by the trends weâre seeing.
**** Macworld At CES: Products Catching Our Eye <http://www.macworld.com/article/145511/2010/01/digitalexperience_ces.html?lsrc=rss_main>
Christopher Breen, Dan Frakes, Macworld
**** Apple Earns Four-star Greenpeace Rating, Gains Ground Overall <http://www.macworld.com/article/145534/2010/01/greenpeace_january.html?lsrc=rss_main>
Dan Moren, Macworld
Greenpeace's quarterly ranking of the top electronics companies shows Apple gaining ground and snagging some new accolades.
The Tomorrow Weblog
**** Upgrading The Laptop's Touch Pad <http://www.technologyreview.com/computing/24324/?a=f>
Erica Naone, Technology Review
With Scrybe, users can perform tasks, such as performing a search on Wikipedia, by tracing one of a number of predetermined shapes on a touch pad. They can also create custom gestures for specific custom tasks.
**** Smile Or Die: How Positive Thinking Fooled America And The World By Barbara Ehrenreich <http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/books/non-fiction/article6970699.ece>
Christopher Hart, The Times
Barbara Ehrenreichâs study of American optimism at its most delusional is fascinating, often very funny, and wholly convincing. She is a distinguished journalist with a sharp eye for corporate America, but also has a deep affection for her great but increasingly troubled nation. Once America was John Wayne: stoical, taciturn and tough as hell. Now itâs a babbling neurotic on the couch, popping pills and whining about its self-esteem. What went wrong?
**** We Have Not Forgotten Them <http://www.todayonline.com/Voices/EDC100108-0000045/We-have-not-forgotten-them>
Sim Ann, Overseas Singaporean Unit, Today
As the world globalises, more Singaporeans will go abroad to work and study. The OSU will continue to work with partners in the people, private and public sectors to engage Overseas Singaporeans and keep them emotionally connected to home. Overseas Singaporeans are part of the larger Singapore family. They can certainly make an important contribution to Singapore when they decide to return home to live and work.
**** An Appreciation To Romanian Government <http://uncleyap-news.blogspot.com/2010/01/appreciation-to-romanian-government.html>
News Release by UncleYap
**** Singapore -- Literally, Everything Is Perfect <http://www.businessinsider.com/top-emerging-financial-centers-2010-1/singapore-literally-everything-is-perfect-7>
Lawrence Delevingne, The Business Insider
Singapore's developed and efficient banking sector make it an important player on the global stage. An October 2009 Bloomberg Global Poll found that the tiny country had topped New York as investorsâ preferred place for doing business, second only to London.
**** Singapore Customs Urged To Maintain A Light Regulatory Hand <http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews/view/1029323/1/.html>
Singapore Customs has been urged to maintain a light regulatory hand while tackling growing complexities in global trading environment. Speaking at an event to mark Singapore Customs' 100th anniversary, prime minister Lee Hsien Loong said Customs has to maintain a balanced and enlightened approach amidst a changing trading landscape.
**** NC Leaders To See How Singapore Does It <http://news.google.com/news/url?fd=R&sa=T&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.newsobserver.com%2Fnews%2Flocal_state%2Fstory%2F273574.html&usg=AFQjCNE_arFov2fVACWOdFWdgmEcLsulcw>
News & Observer
Eight legislators and a handful of state education officials are headed to Singapore this month to see what that country does right in math and science education.
**** Global Slump Hits Singapore's 2009 Container Traffic <http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jtFmSoq8wgI26cNW-2bflnAV2onQ>
Singapore, one of the world's busiest ports, said it handled 13.5 percent less container traffic in 2009 from the previous year as the global downturn squeezed world trade.
**** S'pore, M'sia Hold 3rd Technical Meeting Over ICJ's Judgment On Pedra Branca <http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews/view/1029338/1/.html>
Imelda Saad, Channel NewsAsia
Singapore and Malaysia have met to discuss the implementation of the International Court of Justice's (ICJ) Judgment on Pedra Branca, Middle Rocks and South Ledge.
**** Comparing Singapore To Jamaica <http://www.jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20100108/business/business7.html>
Wilberne Persaud, The Gleaner
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