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eBay Helps Catch Florida Thieves

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eBay Helps Catch Florida Thieves

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) arrested six men thought to be a part of a Central Florida theft ring that stole items from over 60 local Publix Super Markets. The arrests were made with the assistance of eBay. Items stolen from the stores were placed on eBay for resale which led to the discovery of the thieves location.

Brevard County Sheriffs arrested the 6 people for dealing in stolen property. The group has thought to have stolen near $1,000 a week from local super markets and resold the items online or through flea markets in the area. For over ten years the operation was in place until police obtained additional information and placed purchases directly with the individuals for the stolen items.

Unlimited Text Message Plans

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Unlimited Text Message Plans

Page Plus Cellular is now offering unlimited text message plans for a low rate of $19.95. This is an add-on to current or new cellular plans with the company based in Holland Ohio. Starting August 26, the company will be offering the new plan add-on. The company specializes in prepaid calling plans and currently offers a number of unlimited service plans.

The company sees the new plans as ideal for certain users that do not necessarily need unlimited calling plans but would benefit from unlimited text messages. Parents might love the plans for their children that consistently go over their plan texting minutes. Take a look at the company’s website at PagesPlusCellular.com for local dealers for your area.

NADA Asks for Cash for Clunkers Extension

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NADA Asks for Cash for Clunkers Extension

Auto Dealers across the US are working overtime to submit paperwork to the federal government to get rebate money for their clients prior to the new deadline of Monday night this coming week. Computer issues are delaying some of the processing leading to the extension requests.

The National Automotive Dealers Association is now hoping that applications received up and until August 31st will be accepted by the government for cars traded in prior to the August 24th 8 pm deadline. The president has promised that every dealership that takes in a Cash for Clunkers automobile will be credited for the trade. Some dealers have ended the program early themselves as government reimbursement has been slow.

MovieHatch.com Providing Production for One Screenplay

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MovieHatch.com Providing Production for One Screenplay

The website MovieHatch.com is beginning their first online competition to win a movie production deal according to a release today. Film makers and screenwriters are encourage to submit their material to MovieHatch.com prior to September 15th for consideration. Visitors of the site will then make selections of their favorite pieces. The top 10 will be judged by a panel of top industry experts with the winner going into production.

The company has secured the services of some of the industries top talent to judge the competition. There are three potential partners of the competition that will have the opportunity to bring the work to production at the conclusion.

FriendShopper.com Offers Widget called Shoplication

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FriendShopper.com Offers Widget called Shoplication

If you like shopping with friends and take advice from experts when making purchases then FriendShopper.com has a feature that could encourage additional buying for retailers that place a new widget on their sites. Shoplication allows retailers an interface for shoppers to share their product finds across a network of retailers.

The social widget allows shoppers to share their shopping ideals with others, mimicking the interaction of friends shopping in a mall. And according to research from Nielson, October 2007, 78% of respondents found recommendations from others more credible. Like Digg, but for shoppers, friends can share their shopping ideals in real time and show their interest in other’s ideals.

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Overstock.com Continues to give away $10,000 a Month

Overstock.com Continues to give away $10,000 a Month

The June winner of Overstock.com’s Family Bailout contest was announced today according to a press release from the company. Dominique Dent will get $10,000 paid to one of his creditors of his choice. He is a customer of Overstock.com in addition to being a college student and a Katrina survivor.

Dent is planning to help his mother pay her bills and recover from their displacement due to the Katrina disaster. Over 250,000 people applied to win for the month of June by entering online. No purchase is required from the company to be entered into the sweepstakes. Many shoppers do opt-in during the check-out process.

AskMen.com Releases Survey Results

 

AskMen.com Releases Survey Results

A survey of 50,000 readers of AskMen.com was taken recently and the results are now being released. In conjunction with this male survey release, Yahoo! Shine is also releasing a female survey conducted recently. The Great Male Survey as it is called hopes to provide insight into the trends that are popular among men between the ages of 18 and 34.

Male Trends

Some trends include men worldwide looking for wife potential in their girlfriends, paying for the majority of the expenses while dating someone and cooking at home. The differences between cultures was also notable as Italian men dress the best, American men are more troubled by living with their girlfriends before marriage, and Americans worried more about the threat of global warming than other popular societies.

Billy Mays Promotes the Jupiter Jack

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Billy Mays Promotes the Jupiter Jack

If you live in a state where only hands free driving is allowed, Jupiter Jack may be the solution you need to talk on your cellular phone while driving and stay legal. This device from New Jersey based TELEBrands and promoted by the late Billy Mays utilizes your car’s radio to provide hands free cellular use for a safer drive.

This mobile accessory is designed to work with any car or cell phone. Plug the device into the headphones jack of your cell phone then tune your radio to 99.3 FM and you can begin to talk hands free. Sorry to all broadcast stations that operate on 99.3. You hear the person on the other end of your call through your car stereo system. It’s that easy and it is fairly inexpensive.

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ONN.tv offers The Latest Options Information

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ONN.tv offers The Latest Options Information

ONN.tv, the Options News Network, is now providing the investment community with the most up to date information on options trading and strategy. In addition you can get options education and expert commentary on targeted option markets.

Mad About Options

Today the online channel is presenting “Mad About Options” with Carrie Long and Jud Pyle. They discuss Jim Cramer’s AT&T Pick and how you can use options to trade this selection. Both bearish and bullish strategies were discussed. So tune in if that is your kind of online content.

eCompliments Holds a $10,000 YouTube Video Contest

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eCompliments Holds a $10,000 YouTube Video Contest

People are being encouraged to create a video which compliments a person, a place, or a thing and submit to YouTube for eCompliments $10,000 video contest. You also should submit your entry to [email protected] and once approved according to their rules, your video will join all others at http://videocontest.ecompliments.com and be voted on by viewers, the company announced in a recent press release.

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