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*** Steve Jobs' Best Quotes Ever
Owen Linzmayer, Wired News

One of the great things about Steve Jobs is what comes out of his mouth. The CEO of Apple is a master of hype, hyperbole and the catchy phrase. Even when he's trying to talk normally, brilliant verbiage comes tumbling out.

*** Warnings About Selling Your iPod Or MP3 Player
Bennett Cuningham, CBS 11

The question is -- is it legal to sell a packed pod?

*** Hapy Birthday: WebObjects At 10
Graham Stewart, Mac Observer

WebObjects has played an influential role in the history of hte web; a position it continues to fulfill today as the technology driving the market-leading iTunes Music Store.

*** Apple Commits To Windows Benchmarking

*** Changing Of The Guard At Apple. Who's Next?
Jack D. Miller, Mac360

*** Apple's 30" Cinema Display Gets Quiet Upgrade
Herschell Taghap, Ars Technica


*** Apple's Resurgence And The Element Of Style
Charles Cooper, CNET News.com

There's no mystery here. The Apple stores and the online digital music stores embody the sense of style and attention the company traditionally lavishes on product design.

*** Apple Needs To Contribute More To Open Source And Free Software
Jeremiah Foster, O'Reilly Network

The legacy of NeXT and FreeBSD saved Apple when Apple was struggling, now it is time for Apple and others to save OpenBSD by providing financial support.

*** iTunes Is Not The Messiah
Michael Newhouse, Crikey

Very few in Australia seem to have noticed the danger in something as ubiquitous and as powerful as iTunes, even if others around the world have already echoed big conerns.


*** Use Automator To Manage Workspaces
Giles Turnbull, O'Reilly Network

*** EyeTV 2.1: Premiere TV Recording Software Refines Features
Anton Linecker, Macworld

The integated programming guide and new editing options make this upgrade especially worthwhile.


*** From The Desk Of Microsoft CEO
Heng-Cheong Leong

Steve Ballmer <http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/fortune_archive/2006/04/03/8373041/index.htm>: I've got my kids brainwashed: You don't use Google, and you don't use an iPod.

It really must suck to be Steve Ballmer's kids. :-)

*** A New Apple Tree
Heng-Cheong Leong

Apples hanging on <http://www.badtech.org/appletree/> an Apple tree. I pity the tree, though.

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Emerging Technologies. Innovative Applications. New Economy


*** Google Joins The Lobbying Herd
Kate Phillips, New York Times

For a company that takes pride in being the quintessential outsider, Google is moving quickly into the ultimate insider's game: lobbying.

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*** A Plan To Replace the Welfare State
Charles Murray, Wall Street Journal

The government should give every American $10,000 -- and nothing more.


*** After A Shelluva Life, Had He Seen Enough?
John M. Whalen, Washington Post

Addwaita the tortoise may have lived longer than the whole history of the United States.

Life in the city


*** Four Groups Submit Proposals For Singapore Integrated Resort
Wong Siew Ying, Channel NewsAsia

*** Lower Electricity Prices For April To June
Joanne Leow, Channel NewsAsia

*** Singapore Gears Up For General Election

Though Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has not announced the exact date of the next general election, the city state is gearing up for it over the past few weeks.

*** HDB Clarifies Chiam See Tong's Comments On Lift Upgrading
Hasnita A Majid, Channel NewsAsia

*** Curb Bridge Debate, MPs Urged
The Star

Cut down on the debate, Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Syed hamkd Albar told MPs and other parties who have voiced their concern over the delay in building the new bridge across the Johor strait. While conceding the Mps have a duty to voice the concerns of the people, he said nobody should passed comments that could create misunderstandings without knowing all the facts.

*** AirAsia Head Challenges Singapore's Air-Hub Status

"Singapore has always been portrayed as the hub of South-east Asia, but now a strong MAS and a strong AirAsia and a fantastic airport that we now have will really pose a threat to Singapore."

*** Flying Together
B.K. Sidhu and Goh Ee Koon, The Star

Malaysia's two airlines -- Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia Bhd -- have pledged to work together and promised to give airlines in Singapore including Singapore Airlines a run for their money.

*** Singapore Sets Poultry Import Condition
New Straits Times

Singapore will resume its import of poultry from Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Perak and Penang if the States remain frree from the avian flu virus for three months.

*** HFMD Still Spreading
Jasmine Yin, Today

Number of cases doubled in past week.


*** What If It Is A Clean PAP Sweep?
Tan Sai Siong, Today

More fuel for critics, but our model of democracy ensures there will be dissent and diversity in parliament.

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