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Windows 8 Release Date Is Here For iPhone Users: See New Jailbreak To Transform iOS Into Metro UI, Where To Download [VIDEO]

Jailbreaking smartphones creates a wide array of theme and customization opportunities that wouldn?t exist otherwise. Some of these themes, such as Winterboard?s eXpLos1on HD, allow iPhone apps to be displayed in an eye-popping way that can distinguish your Apple device from anyone else?s. However, a new, clever jailbreak may disguise your iPhone with an unexpected interface.

Excedrin Recall Results In Migraine Drug For Sale On eBay, Novartis Plans To ?Return Products To Store Shelves? This Year

Six months after the mass recall that left headache and migraine sufferers at a loss for a cure, Excedrin is still not on the market officially but many have turned to the black market, as Excedrin has been seen for sale on consumer-to-consumer website eBay for $150. However, Novartis said it is working very hard to return products to store shelves and has plans to restart production on a line-by-line, product-by-product basis by the ?second half of the year.?

Three Reasons Why Apple Must Release A Small iPad

As tablets become the rage in the mobile computing market, manufacturers are sprucing up their plans to gain a toehold in this segment. With turf wars hotting up, the IBTimes Tech Desk identifies three reasons as to why market leader Apple must release a small version of iPad, or Mini iPad as it is popularly known, to retain its hold over the mobile ecosystem.

Emerging Markets Lose Their Sparkle, IMF Says

Hopes that emerging markets will lead the world out of the global economic slowdown are beginning to dim.Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), voiced her concerns over the strength of the global economy, emphasizing that emerging markets, which currently account for two-thirds of global growth, were showing signs of weakening.

Kindle Phone Coming Soon? Amazon Ready To Enter The Smartphone Jungle

Amazon got into the hardware game in 2007 with its popular e-book reader, the Kindle. Five years, three Kindle generations and a tablet later, the world's largest online retailer is reportedly building its first-ever smartphone to compete with Apple's iPhone and Google's Android platform.

Amazon Joins Smartphone Wagon With New Android Phone

The smartphone phenomenon has found its latest suitor in Amazon. Following the footsteps of Apple, mobile handset manufacturers, including giants such as Nokia, Samsung and HTC, forayed into the high technology market and witnessed significant change of fortunes. Now, the segment has attracted a new contender with Amazon's reported entry into the market.

June US Unemployment Rate Holds At 8.2%, Payrolls Up Only 80,000

Non-farm payrolls rose by a paltry 80,000 in June, while the unemployment rate remained stuck at 8.2 percent as the labor participation rate was unchanged at 63.8, the Labor Department said Friday. Economists polled by Thomson Reuters had called for a total gain of 90,000 jobs.

Foreign Troubles Dim US Earnings Forecasts

The European summit may have increased investor confidence, but weak consumer spending across Europe, along with the rise of the dollar against the euro, is slowing down the global economy, pushing many companies to trim their earnings forecasts.

Sugar Subsidies Face More Opposition On Capitol Hill

Government subsidies for sugar farmers are facing fresh opposition, despite the farmers' successful efforts to defeat a recent bid to eliminate the subsidies that opponents argue endangers public health, reduces employment and costs consumers and businesses billions of dollars.

US Mortgage Rates Hit New Low Of 3.62%

U.S. 30-year fixed-rate mortgages fell to a record low of 3.62 percent, its 10th such weekly record low in the last 11 weeks, following weak economic data, mortgage financier Freddie Mac said Thursday.

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