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Will Jobs’ death cause Samsung, Apple to reconcile?

Posted on October 8 2011 by Yoo-chul Kim / Korea Time

The ongoing lawsuit battle between Samsung and Apple is expected to see an “unexpected turning point” as new Apple executive Tim Cook is seen to put priorities on operational roles, including manufacturing, distribution and sales. Charismatic former Apple CEO Steve Jobs died just a day after the California-based Apple released its new iPhone 4S and […]

Tears and tributes around the world as Apple’s legions of fans mark the death of Steve Jobs

Posted on October 7 2011 by ROSE PARKER/ Mailone
TOKYO: People left iPads and iPhones displaying candle graphics at an Apple store in the Ginza shopping district

He was neither head of state nor Hollywood star. But the death of Steve Jobs, the visionary genius who reshaped the world, was marked with the love and respect reserved for the most illustrious of cultural icons. Makeshift shrines quickly sprang up outside the company’s headquarters and at its stores across the globe. Apple’s legions […]

Obama: Wall Street rally reflects frustration

Posted on October 7 2011 by Aljazeera / IM

US president says his American Jobs Act will appease some concerns raised by the growing “Occupy Wall Street” movement. US President Barack Obama has said that the “Occupy Wall Street” protests in New York and other US cities reflect “broad-based frustration” among Americans with how the US financial system works. In depth coverage of US financial crisis […]

Steve Jobs Was an Arab American

Posted on October 7 2011 by Shirin Sadeghi / NAM

SAN FRANCISCO — Abdul Fattah Jandali, a young Syrian Muslim immigrant in Wisconsin, never met his son Steve Jobs. When a baby was born to the 23-year-old Jandali — now known as John — and his 23-year-old German-American girlfriend, Joanne Schieble, in 1955, there was no chance he’d be able to grow up with his […]

Insight: What a stronger Chinese yuan means for the U.S.

Posted on October 6 2011 by Emily Kaiser,/ reuters

A sharp rise in China’s yuan currencymight cut the U.S. trade deficit by as much as one third and create enough American jobs to put at least a modest dent in the unemployment rate. Then again, it may also lead to a destabilizing spike in Chinese unemployment and spark a trade war that drags the global economy back […]

Steve Jobs Wafat + Mendiang Steve Jobs: Inovator Bertangan Emas + 10 ways Steve Jobs changed the world

Posted on October 6 2011 by Arfi Bambani Amri / Renne R.A Kawilarang / v v / CNN

Setelah bertahun-tahun bergulat dengan kanker yang diidapnya, Steve Jobs akhirnya kalah Pendiri Apple Inc, Steve Jobs, meninggal dunia di usia 56 tahun. Mantan CEO Apple yang dikenang sebagai salah satu CEO terbaik Amerika ini meninggal pada Rabu 5 Oktober 2011 setelah bertahun-tahun berperang melawan penyakit kanker dan sejumlah problem kesehatannya. Kematian Jobs diumumkan Apple dalam […]

Anti-Immigrant Legislation Hits Alabama Factories

Posted on October 6 2011 by Valeria Fernandez / NAM

ALBERTVILLE, Ala- Adela, an undocumented worker hurries back to the chicken processing factory Ala Trade because the lack of workers leaves no time for a break.

 “Today we were missing six lines,” said Adela, each line represents about 13 to 16 people. In Albertville, a community located 66 miles from Birmingham, the psychological impact of […]

President Obama: American Jobs Act Will Prevent Up to 280,000 Teachers from Losing their Jobs

Posted on October 5 2011 by Colleen Curtis /The White House / IM

The White House today released a report that outlines the devastating impact the recession has had on schools and students across the country. Teacher Jobs at Risk highlights the significant cuts in education spending that have resulted from state budget shortfalls since 2008, including the loss of nearly 300,000 teaching jobs across the country (see chart below). […]

Helikopter Jatuh ke Sungai New York

Posted on October 5 2011 by Kistyarini / Kps

NEW YORK, – Sebuah helikopter jatuh ke East River di New York, Amerika Serikat, Selasa (4/10/2011) sore, tak lama setelah lepas landas dari heliport di tepi sungai tesebut. Satu orang penumpang dinyatakan tewas dan tiga lainnya terluka. Penumpang perempuan yang tewas itu tampaknya terikat terjebak di dalam ketika heli itu tenggelam di tengah arus sungai […]

US-Taiwan fighter jet deal remains grounded ( video) + Hyun Bin Kunjungi Indonesia Untuk Bantu Diskusi Pembelian Jet dan Kapal Selam Korea

Posted on October 5 2011 by Steve Chao / Al Jazeera / Zenab/ KB

Block on US sale of F16 Fighting Falcons ruffles feathers amid the island nation’s military On a gloomy, storm-cast morning, Lieutenant Colonel Cheng Kuang Jen looks out over the runway, as two of his squadron’s fighter jets take off on their first patrol of the day. His mood is as sombre as the weather. The […]

Chinese Techies in Silicon Valley Disappointed in Obama + Hadiah Steve Jobs untuk Presiden Obama: iPad2

Posted on October 5 2011 by Sing Tao / Nam/ Renne R.A Kawilarang, Indrani Putri/V V

Reports that Jack Ma, a former schoolteacher and owner of one of China’s largest on-line portals, has expressed interest in purchasing the Internet giant Yahoo follow on the heels of earlier statements by Silicon Valley’s Chinese workers that President Obama is ignoring the issue of most concern to them — immigration. According to the Chinese-language Sing Tao Daily, […]

Siput Raksasa ‘Alien’ Buat Warga Miami Panik

Posted on October 5 2011 by Elin Yunita Kristanti / v v

Ini bukan siput biasa, panjangnya sampai 20 centimeter. Siapa sangka siput bisa memicu kepanikan massal. Inilah yang terjadi di Miami, negara bagian Florida, Amerika Serikat. Warga sedang berjuang mengatasi wabah siput raksasa asal Afrika. Bayangkan, siput yang yang biasanya berukuran kecil, bengkak sampai sepanjang 20 centimeter. Siput ini memakan tanaman, bahkan pleter tembok. Kadang, hewan […]

Now is Not the Time to Wave the White Flag on Clean Energy Jobs

Posted on October 4 2011 by Dan Pfeiffer, White House Communications Director

This morning, Chairman Cliff Stearns, who leads the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, told NPR that “We can’t compete with China to make solar panels and wind turbines.” This comment reflects exactly the sort of counterproductive defeatism that Energy Secretary Steven Chu warned against this weekend when he spoke to a […]

Special Report: A “great haircut” to kick-start growth

Posted on October 4 2011 by Jennifer Ablan and Matthew Goldstein / CNN

More than three years after the financial crisis struck, the economy remains stuck in a consumer debt trap. It’s a situation that could take years to correct itself. That’s why some economists are calling for a radical step: massive debt relief. Federal policy makers, they suggest, should broker what amounts to an out-of-court settlement between institutional bond […]

President Obama Welcomes New Joint Chief of Staff Chairman ( Video)

Posted on October 3 2011 by The White House / IM

Pays tribute to outgoing Chairman Mike Mullen at “Change of Office” Staff Ceremony.   This post was submitted by The White House / IM.

The top 10 music games of all time

Posted on October 3 2011 by Scott Steinberg, CNN

By the late 2000s, music-themed games had become gaming’s fastest-growing genre. Smash hits such as “Guitar Hero” and “Rock Band” transformed parties, and the face of pop culture, to the tune of $1.7 billion in 2008 alone. Then came the crash. Despite allowing millions of otherwise tone-deaf players to follow in the footsteps of the […]

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