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Thursday, August 30, 2012

Have an iPhone? Sell it back to Apple....

A sure sign that iPhone 5 is almost here.  Apple is buying back used iPhone 4s.
You will get a better price selling independently on eBay, but this is super easy
Read about Apple's buyback program

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Putin's Billionaire Life: '58 Aircraft and 4 Yachts'

New meaning to the words 'power elite'
I'd love to see his tax returns :-
Read

Monday, August 27, 2012

Forget Apple v Samsung, coming soon is Apple v Google

Good overview of Apple v Samsung
Not looking good for Android aka Google

Read

Friday, August 24, 2012

My video interview on the Cochran Report

I did a wide-ranging interview on Joe Cochran's great show last week - topics ranged from the presidential campaign to the upcoming trial of George Zimmerman in Florida to current sports scandals.  Enjoy....

Watch here

Norway killer Anders Breivik ruled sane, given 21-year prison term - say what?!?

This is crazy.  Not even one year for each of the 77 victims. And he could be out in as little as 10 years.  Forget the death penalty, how about life in prison without parole?  Come on, Norway, get some real penalties in place for mass murder and acts of terror. Read

Thursday, August 23, 2012

"Macs traded for plastic surgery, hard drives used as skateboards and a shrine to an irate customer: Shocking secrets from ex-staff of America's most corrupt Apple store"


  • Store at NorthPark shopping center in Dallas, Texas
  • Staff 'would break phones to see how many replacements they could get'
  • Ex-manager gave plastic surgeon a sweetheart deal on computers in exchange for stomach-stapling procedure
  • Workers built shrine in store room to a complaining customer 


READ

Analysts: Syrian civil war could continue when Assas is gone

Duh.

Read

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Nazi Party leader in Peru wants to expel all Jews

Relying on the hateful anti-Semitism of American auto-magnate Henry Ford, and the Third Reich's Adolf Hitler, the head of Peru's Nazi Party is spewing hatred.....
Read here

Monday, August 20, 2012

Finland triumphs in mobile phone throwing championship

Read  Ere Karjalainen says drinking the previous day helped him secure victory in the mobile phone throwing world championships with a record-breaking 332 foot throw in Savonlinna, Finland. I am training for next year's contest :-

Thursday, August 16, 2012

My Bio Channel interview re drug queenpin Griselda Blanco


  • OK, so what would you rather do? Work all day, or sneak in a few minutes to watch some excerpts from my new Bio Channel interview regarding drug queenpin, Griseldo Blanco

    If you missed the show the other night, set your DVR for a repeat either at Tuesday August 21 at 11:00PM EDT or
    Wednesday August 22 at 3:00AM EDT

Will your iPad and iPhone replace your TV cable box?

Front page story from the Wall Street Journal - "Apple's New From in Battle for TV" - Read

Wakeup Europe. Despite Alarm by U.S., Europe Lets Hezbollah Operate Openly

Germany is the center for the work.  Didn't the Germans learn anything by having the 9/11 terror support cell based in Hamburg??? Read here

10month Fed Probe: No Criminal Case Is Likely in Loss at MF Global


From the article: [C]chaos and porous risk controls at the firm, rather than fraud, allowed the money to disappear..."

Somehow I don't fee that much better.....Read here

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

The $340 million "get out of jail free" card

Standard Chartered ducks criminal charges on money laundering with Iran by paying a lot of $$$ to NY's banking regulator  CNBC

SHAMELESS SELF-PROMOTION ALERT

The third in my series of interviews on Gangsters: America's Most Evil, is tonight: The Godmother: Griselda Blanco
10pm EST on the Biography Channel

From the Bio description: 
"Griselda Blanco, 'The Godmother,' is suspected of scores of murders while transporting cocaine from Colombia to New York, Miami, and Southern California. On the run from the law for over ten years, Blanco was captured in 1985 in Irvine, California. Her trial ended in scandal and she was eventually deported back to Colombia."

Monday, August 13, 2012

Samsung Prospects Dim Vs. Apple: What Next, Android Designers?

Apple vs Samsung plays out in a California court.  Good inside look at the trial.  Apple seems to have learned from its loss to Microsoft years ago Information Week

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Did Samsung really copy Apple's iPhone?

A 132 page Samsung 'secret' document, entered into the Apple-Samsung trial in California, shows a lot - really a lot - of detailed design comparisons to Apple's phone...Read here

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Then end of cash??? At least at Starbucks (maybe)

I use Square.  It's great.  Now this tech makes it super easy to pay without government-printed paper.  Might work to change the way a new generation gets its java  Read here

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Monday, August 6, 2012

Want fake drugs? Go to China. Or wait, they'll be sold at your local CVS soon....

It's one thing to copy an iPhone, a little more dangerous I'd say to put out fake drugs.
China evidently loves copying just about everything - Read here

Sunday, August 5, 2012

Record Spending by Obama’s Camp Shrinks Coffers

Best evidence that whether a president or a candidate, half the time is spent raising this ridiculous money - $400 million spent through June 30 by the Obama campaign - wow

Saturday, August 4, 2012

See a Snapshot of the World Right Now

Just in case you don't have enough distractions on the web:

'This Is Now': Watch the world in real time via Instagram photos as they are uploaded in 5 cities around the world


Friday, August 3, 2012

For Retiring GE Executive, $89,000/Month Not to Work

Why don't shareholders of public companies ever get angry over sweetheart deals like this?

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Apple vs Samsung finally gets to court in California

Opening arguments start in historic trial of two tech giants: Samsung copied iPhone, lawyer for Apple says in patent trial

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-apple-samsung-20120801,0,6090224.story