Jobs also compared the new Power Macs to PCs on price. According to Jobs, a roughly comparable PC from Dell’s website, featuring a pair of Xeon processors, costs $4,031, “and is not as fast.”
In one fell swoop, a move like this would give content creators easy-to-use and powerful tools for creating interactive content, and give them a way of making a living from it, too.
The presidential campaign featured running storylines related to cyber security, including the hacking and subsequent leaking of Democratic emails as part of what U.S. intelligence agencies determined was a wide-ranging operation carried out by Russia to help Trump win the White House and denigrate his challenger, Democrat Hillary Clinton.
The work is done by Unicor, previously known as Federal Prison Industries. It’s a government-owned corporation, established during the Depression, that employs about 20,000 inmates in 70 prisons to make everything from clothing to office furniture to solar panels to military electronics.
She knew only their first names but their pictures were posted on MySpace. “Primarily, we pulled up her friends list. It helped us identify some of the players,” said Bartley.
A website charting the recovery of a cat injured in a road accident is attracting thousands of hits. Users can watch Frank the cat recover from a broken pelvis at his home in Cambridge, England, via two webcams. Owner David Donnan launched the site – which includes Frank’s X-rays and facts about the 4-year-old kitty – to try to contact a couple who stopped to help Frank. Despite more than 22,000 hits and get-well messages from Australia and Hungary, Frank’s saviors have not checked in. Donnan and his wife, Hayley, met the couple after the accident outside their home, but forgot to ask their names, the Cambridge News reports. “They were so concerned for Frank’s safety we would just like a chance to thank them,” said Donnan. Vets say it should take Frank six weeks to recover.
How many companies could tackle a project in a brand-new category, create a groundbreaking widget that looked great and worked better than anyone else’s – and do it all in under a year? It happened only because Steve Jobs cracked the whip in his usual roles of slave driver, taskmaster and ringmaster. His odd, unlikely, incomprehensible charisma drew people into his spell, yet this magnetism was interspersed with daily tantrums that made employees cringe and want to crawl under the table.
KirchMedia’s management had hoped the firm could be sold intact, but potential buyers have made clear their interest lies in its 52 percent stake in commercial broadcaster ProSiebenSat1 and its film library.
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Lucky for both of us, we don’t have to do any of that today. But, the revelation that Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel bankrolled Hulk Hogan’s successful lawsuit against Gawker Media over a sex tape has fascinating and highly controversial implications.
Wall Street did not react favorably to the deal’s consummation Monday. AOL shares were trading at a 52-week low by midday.