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Mac news for Mac people
*** Apple Earnings Show Rising Mac Sales
Daniel Drew Turner, eWeek
Industry analysts examining Apple's Wednesday earnings statement concurred that the most interesting information revealed was the strong growth of Macintoshc omputer sales.
*** Celebrations Continue For Apple's 6.3 Million iPod Sales
Kenneth Henry, Pocket-lint.co.uk
It just shows the benefit of getting a package right and pioneering in the market with it.
*** Dear Microsoft, I Am Dumping You
Steve Rubel, Micro Persuasion
*** iPod Photo 60 Gig MP3 Player
*** Bring Your Swimming Costumes, 'Cause We Don't Allow Skinny-Dipping
A travel tip <http://observer.guardian.co.uk/travel/story/0,6903,1529990,00.html> from Captain Lloyd Cromwell Griffiths, British Airways: If you are flying via Singapore to Australia a top tip is put your swimming costume in your hand luggage, as Singapore airport has a pool and it is a great way to exercise and stretch out for a short while while the aircraft is refuelled for its next leg.
The Tomorrow Weblog
Emerging Technologies. Innovative Applications. New Economy
*** A Pass On Privacy
Christopher Caldwell, New York Times
In more and more walks of life, if what you want to do is not trackable, you can't do it.
*** A Future Full Of Hopes And Fears
Jo Twist, BBC News
Science and technology have powered huge leaps in understanding but our biggest challenges lie ahead.
The other things in life
*** Fighting Words
David Von Drehle, Washington Post
Take two bloggers from opposite ends of the overheated political debate, put them on a Washington tour bus together, then ponder the fate of an increasingly uncivil society.
*** The Framing Wars
Matt Bai, New York Times
Do Repulicans win elections because they know how to turn issues into stories? Can Democrats learn the same trick? And can they find the magic words to win the coming battle over the Supreme Court?
Life in the city
*** Singapore Opens Landfill To Tourists
*** Tiny Singapore Is Big On Greening
Jackson Sawatan, Bernama
In Singapore to date, there will be a lot of people enjoying the shade under the trees because a someone who is none other than modern Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew had planted or, rather, rounded up Singaporeans to embark on greening the island state a long time ago.
*** Fast And Furious Reaction To NKF Revelations
Seah Chiang Nee, The Star
The controversial corporate culture that crept into Singapore's biggest charity, the National Kidney Foundation, has provided many lessons on accountability and transparency.
*** The Taxman Checks NKF's Books
Sarah Ng, Straits Times
*** Singapore Building World's First Island Made Of Ash
Singapore is building the world's first man-made island created almost entirely from ash from the country's garbage incinerators and has turned part of it into a nature haven.
Yuhui's World of Wonder
*** For Sticking To Its Guns, ST Can Wave Its Flag -- Carefully
Andrew Duffy, Straits Times
What mattered was the way [Mr Durai] fought off the press for doing its job, for shining a light into matters he'd preferred to be kept dark.
*** What We Learned From NKF
The longer you hold on to the hurt, the longer you let it hurt you.
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