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**** Crashing The iPhone <http://www.forbes.com/technology/2008/11/03/apple-iphone-bug-tech-security-cz_tb_1103iphone.html>
by Taylor Buley, Forbes
**** Is The MacBook Air Overpriced? <http://news.cnet.com/8301-13579_3-10080658-37.html>
by Brooke Crothers, CNET News.com
Competitive offerings from Dell and Toshiba reveal that the MacBook Air may not be so extortionately expensive.
The Tomorrow Weblog
**** On Security, Microsoft Reports Progress And Alarm <http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/03/technology/companies/03security.html?_r=1&oref=slogin>
by John Markoff, New York Times
Microsoft plans to report on Monday that the security of its Windows operating system has significantly improved, while at the same time the threat of computer viruses, frauds and other online scourges has become much more serious.
**** Leopard <http://www.newyorker.com/fiction/features/2008/11/10/081110fi_fiction_tower>
by Wells Tower, New Yorker
**** Prayers <http://www.newyorker.com/fiction/poetry/2008/11/10/081110po_poem_armantrout>
by Rae Armantrout, New Yorker
**** Summer At Blue Creek, North Carolina <http://www.newyorker.com/fiction/poetry/2008/11/10/081110po_poem_gilbert>
by Jack Gilbert, New Yorker
**** From This To That <http://www.newyorker.com/fiction/poetry/2008/11/10/081110po_poem_grennan>
by Eamon Grennan, New Yorker
**** Payment For Expenses Only <http://www.straitstimes.com/Breaking%2BNews/Singapore/Story/STIStory_297968.html>
by Serene Luo, Straits Times
Women who donate their eggs for research should be reimbursed only for teir expenses such as cab fares, and earnings in the time taken. They should not be paid for the inconvenience, the pain they undergo, nor the risks involved, said the Bioethics Advisory Committee of Singapore, which on Monday unveiled seven recommendations on the handling of human eggs donated for research.
**** AG To Argue In WSJA Case <http://www.straitstimes.com/Breaking%2BNews/Singapore/Story/STIStory_297958.html>
by Zakir Hussain, Straits Times
Attorney-general Walter Woon will be in the Hgh Court on Tuesday to argue that the publisher of the Wall Street Journal Asia is gulity of contempt of court.
**** SIA Charges For Exit Row Seats On Economy Class <http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews/view/387319/1/.html>
by Asha Popatlal, Channel NewsAsia
Customers will be able to get a guaranteed exit row seat on Singapore Airlines flights, but they will have to pay US$50 per sector for the privilege.
SIA says it may extend this Preferred Seat Selection programme to other seats that offer more leg room in future.
**** Photos Of Marina Barrage <http://www.asiaisgreen.com/2008/11/03/photos-of-marina-barrage/>
**** PAP Leaders Welcome More Foreigners For Our "National" Interest! <http://wayangparty.com/2008/11/03/pap-leaders-welcome-more-foreigners-for-our-national-interest/>
by Fang Zhi Yuan, The Wayang Party Club Of Singapore
SM Goh's continued insistence that the government understands the concerns of Singaporeans when its policies remained in favor of foreigners shows how out of toucht eh PAP is from the general populace.
**** Singapore Not Run Like A Business: Law Minister <http://www.todayonline.com/articles/284994.asp>
by Zul Othman, Today
Singaporeans' interests "msut come first," said Mr K Shanmugam, but that does not mean "we shouldn't allow foreigners to be here."
**** No IC? Pay Special Fee <http://tnp.sg/news/story/0,4136,182196,00.html?>
by New Paper
A check by The New Paper on Sunday has revealed how easy it is to buy a 'pre-registered' card from some phone vendors without signing any papers or showing any identification.
**** Poly Students Want Fairer Transport Fares <http://theonlinecitizen.com/2008/11/poly-students-want-fairer-transport-fares/>
by Andrew Loh, The Online Citizen
"We are surprised that transport operators choose to discriminate based on a 'man-made' label; tertiary and non-tertiary."
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