Today’s precious metals spot prices

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Spot Prices as of the close of trading in New York, as of Friday July 23, 2010 Today Change Week Ago Month Ago Year Ago Gold $1,188.60 -6.90 $1,188.90 $1,234.30 $955.30 Silver $18.14 -$0.01 $17.81 $18.44 $13.82 Platinum $1,543.00 +$15.60 $1,517.00 $1,567.60 $1,189.90 Palladium $467.50 +$10.25 $448.00 $474.50 $262.00 Helpful? Consider a donation!

MSN Direct service to be discontinued

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It looks like I’ll need to get a new watch before then end of 2011. At the end of 2011, Microsoft’s “MSN Direct” (formerly known as S.P.O.T. or SPOT) service will be discontinued. MSN Direct enabled devices used a subscription model to have data pushed to them via unused FM spectrum. This data included local…