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To: Since1998 who wrote (249)7/18/2014 4:51:54 PM
From: HerbVic
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Thanks! Very interesting. I never poke around in the NASDAQ web presence. Perhaps I should more often.

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To: Since1998 who wrote (247)7/18/2014 6:54:53 PM
From: rnsmth
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Rodger, is that you?

Or was it Roger?

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To: Since1998 who wrote (249)7/19/2014 11:46:48 AM
From: J.F. Sebastian
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Very useful info, thanks for posting it.

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From: J.F. Sebastian8/13/2014 8:26:51 PM
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I'm posting this here since discussion of it has been dampened where it started, at the main Apple thread, and because, well, this is my thread and I'll do what I want here. :-)

There have been many beautiful tributes to the late Robin Williams since his untimely passing, but none I've read more eloquent than this one, a letter from his daughter, Zelda:

"My family has always been private about our time spent together. It was our way of keeping one thing that was ours, with a man we shared with an entire world. But now that’s gone, and I feel stripped bare. My last day with him was his birthday, and I will be forever grateful that my brothers and I got to spend that time alone with him, sharing gifts and laughter. He was always warm, even in his darkest moments. While I’ll never, ever understand how he could be loved so deeply and not find it in his heart to stay, there’s minor comfort in knowing our grief and loss, in some small way, is shared with millions. It doesn’t help the pain, but at least it’s a burden countless others now know we carry, and so many have offered to help lighten the load. Thank you for that.

To those he touched who are sending kind words, know that one of his favorite things in the world was to make you all laugh. As for those who are sending negativity, know that some small, giggling part of him is sending a flock of pigeons to your house to poop on your car. Right after you’ve had it washed. After all, he loved to laugh too…

Dad was, is and always will be one of the kindest, most generous, gentlest souls I’ve ever known, and while there are few things I know for certain right now, one of them is that not just my world, but the entire world is forever a little darker, less colorful and less full of laughter in his absence. We’ll just have to work twice as hard to fill it back up again."



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To: J.F. Sebastian who wrote (253)8/19/2014 4:29:58 AM
From: 2MAR$
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Charlie Rose & Co remembers comedian and actor Robin Williams, aired this a week ago last Monday and they chose to rebroadcast it once again tonight, a rarity, Rose & Williams were long time friends.
charlierose.com

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From: Sr K8/25/2014 2:11:16 PM
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Stocks hitting all-time highs:

AAPL
DIS

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From: Since19989/11/2014 5:35:35 PM
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It's a watch...

..with a really cool interface and the ability for developers to make it display and manipulate just about anything. With a quick glance at your wrist you can get whatever information is needed.

It only has heart rate sensing built in, but additional 3rd party health sensors can go in your ear, around your neck, or up your wazzoo and the watch will give you quick feedback.

Apple hasn't provided a killer app, but every individual will eventually be able to download the app that is killer for them.

No need for the watch to do everything for everyone out of the box. That wouldn't be cost effective. It just needs the ability to do anything for anyone.

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From: yofal10/22/2014 10:50:50 AM
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Interesting…

According to a story I just read, the latest iPad Air2, with the A8X processor is faster than a (just) 3-years-ago MacBookAir.

I think these mobile processors are getting very close to changing the form factor of laptops again. Who needs a Microsoft Surface tablet and click-on keyboard, when you can just pickup a MacBook Air that's a couple millimeters thicker than the current iPadAir?

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From: Sr K11/9/2014 1:26:01 PM
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WSJ. MAGAZINE 2014 INNOVATOR AWARDS - ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine’s School for Innovation

After the runaway success of Beats—recently bought by Apple for $3 billion—the duo is launching a new academy at the University of Southern California with the goal of inspiring the next generation of entrepreneurs

Nov 5, 2014
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... Now Dre and Iovine are using $70 million to fund their school.

As Iovine explains it, the school is as much an investment in their own future as it is philanthropy. “We wanted to build a school that we feel is what the entertainment industry needs right now,” he says. “There’s a new kid in town, and he’s brought up on an iPad from one and a half years old. But the problem with some of the companies up north [in Silicon Valley] is that they really are culturally inept. I’ve been shocked at the different species in Northern and Southern California—we don’t even speak the same language. The kid who’s going to have an advantage in the entertainment industry today is the kid who speaks both languages: technology and liberal arts. That’s what this school is about.

“The problem with the school system is that a lot of it’s cookie-cutter,” he adds, “so what we’re trying to do is disrupt it a bit.”

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Beats started with a chance run-in on the beach. Iovine was in Malibu, at his friend David Geffen ’s house, when he decided to go for a stroll. He happened upon Dr. Dre, who was out on the balcony of his own house nearby. Dre told him he’d been approached a few days earlier by an athletic company about doing a shoe line; his lawyer wanted him to do it, but Dre wasn’t sure. (“I’m not into fashion,” he says. “I wear the same s— every day.”) He asked Iovine for his thoughts. Iovine’s immortal response: “F— sneakers—let’s make speakers.”

“It’s a good thing they didn’t want to sell aluminum,” Iovine jokes now. “I’m not sure what rhymes with that.”

online.wsj.com

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To: rnsmth who wrote (251)1/30/2015 1:20:29 AM
From: spitsong
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It was Rodger ø

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