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Talking iPod? Apple Unveils New Shuffle, Stock Jumps

“In fact, the latest iPod Shuffle, announced Wednesday and available now for $79, is the first portable music player I’ve tested that announces what’s playing. Push a button and it will tell you, in a computerized voice, the title and artist of whatever song you’re hearing. Keep holding that button and it will recite a roll call of all your playlists, allowing you to select among them. In my tests, this worked as advertised…”

Apple Stock Jumps 4.51%…

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Osama Bin Laden NOT Found, Intelligence Community Warns of Oversimplicity

Despite a recent article published in the New York Times, Osama Bin Laden has NOT been found.

“‘What we have attempted to demonstrate is that it is possible to narrow down where Osama bin Laden is by ruling out where he is unlikely to be.'”

“What’s more, the geographers’ paper suffers from a classic data-crunching problem: garbage in, garbage out. In this paper’s case, the trash includes some hoary urban myths about Osama. First, the professors accept as fact that bin Laden requires a kidney dialysis machine. That means he must need to be close to an electrical grid or generator, the UCLA pair reason. Too bad the thing is complete folklore — debunked again and again.”

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