Written by administrator on November 25th, 2011
Black Friday: Verizon offering free Droid Incredible 2, $ 200 Xoom
News from Los Angeles Times:
Black Friday isn’t here just yet, but Verizon Wireless is already offering some limited-time-only discounts on tablets and smartphones to kick off the holiday shopping season.
One standout is an HTC Droid Incredible 2 smartphone in a loud red, offered free with a 2-year-data plan. The Incredible 2, which launched in May, isn’t the newest handset from Verizon to run Google’s Android operating system, but it’s still one of the nicest phones available from the carrier.
The model features a four-inch touchscreen, an eight-megapixel rear camera with dual-LED flash and 720p video, and a speedy one-gigahertz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. The handset runs on Verizon’s 3G network.
One downside is that the phone comes with only eight gigabytes of storage via an included microSD card. (The gigabyte or so of built-in storage is taken up by the Android operating system and prel…………… continues on Los Angeles Times
Madoff-Mets, Merck-Facebook, AT&T, Lehman in Court News
News from Bloomberg:
The trustee liquidating Bernard L. Madoff’s firm can have a jury determine whether he’ll recover allegedly improper transfers of funds from the confidence man to the owners of the New York Mets.
U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff said in a Nov. 23 ruling that the trustee, New York lawyer Irving Picard, has a right to let a jury instead of Rakoff himself decide the issue when the case goes to trial in Manhattan on March 19.
The judge in September dismissed most of Picard’s $ 1 billion claim against Sterling Equities Inc. partners Fred Wilpon and Saul Katz, who own the Major League Baseball team. Rakoff didn’t say whether Picard can successfully maintain a “fraudulent-conveyance” claim against them.
“Madoff Securities might well be barred…………… continues on Bloomberg
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