[MyAppleMenu] Oct 3, 2010

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**** Adidas Gives Up On Apple's Iads Because Steve Jobs Is Too Much Of A Control Freak -- Scuttlebutt <http://www.businessinsider.com/adidas-gives-up-on-apples-iads-because-steve-jobs-is-too-much-of-a-control-freak-scuttlebutt-2010-10>
Dan Frommer, The Business Insider

Adidas supposedly pulled its $10+ million ad campaign from the iAd program because Apple CEO Steve Jobs was being too much of a control freak. According to one industry exec, Adidas decided to cancel its iAds after Apple rejected its creative concept for the third time.

**** What Steve Jobs Learned In The Wilderness <http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/03/business/03digi.html?pagewanted=all>
Randall Stross, New York Times

The Jobs of the mid-1980s probably never could have made Apple what it is today if he hadn’t embarked on a torment-filled business odyssey.

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**** Nemesis By Philip Roth | Book Review <http://feeds.guardian.co.uk/~r/theguardian/books/rss/~3/mkwdfpzGR7U/philip-roth-nemesis-book-review>
Edward Docx, The Guardian

This riveting tale of a polio outbreak in wartime New Jersey is vintage Roth.

**** What Jack Didn't Know <http://www.slate.com/id/2269571/>
Wendy Smith, Slate Magazine

Emma Donoghue's amazing ventriloquism in Room.

**** The Test Has Been Canceled <http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/ideas/articles/2010/10/03/the_test_has_been_canceled/>
Keith O’Brien, Boston Globe

Final exams are quietly vanishing from college.

**** The Japan Syndrome <http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2010/09/30/the_japan_syndrome?page=full>
Ethan Devine, Foreign Policy

China's teetering on the verge of its own lost decade, and a meltdown in Beijing would make Japan's economic malaise look like child's play.

**** Found In Translation <http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/03/opinion/03cunningham.html?_r=1&ref=opinion>
Michael Cunningham, New York Times

As the author of “Las Horas,” “Die Stunden” and “De Uren” — ostensibly the Spanish, German and Dutch translations of my book “The Hours," but actually unique works in their own right — I’ve come to understand that all literature is a product of translation. That is, translation is not merely a job assigned to a translator expert in a foreign language, but a long, complex and even profound series of transformations that involve the writer and reader as well. “Translation” as a human act is, like so many human acts, a far more complicated proposition than it may initially seem to be.


**** Much Interest For Singapore Houses <http://www.kyrgyzstannews.net/story/692700>
Kyrgyzstan News

Real estate prices in Singapore are at their highest level since the government started indexing the prices in the year 1975.

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