Monday, January 28, 2013

Apple CEO wonders who would want to work for an oil company | Grist
Cook further added, likely referring to gas and fuel juggernaut Exxon, that “the only companies that report better quarters pump oil.” “I do not know about you all, but I do not want to work for those companies,” Cook reportedly said.
...There’s a bit of snobbery at play in that quote, I’ll readily admit.  [Ya think?]
Three ways Android is kicking the iPhone 5 to the curb | VentureBeat
This is hands-down a better device than the iPhone 5, and people seem to intuitively recognize it.
The new breed of Android devices exceed the iPhone 5 in every category: hardware, operating system, and apps.
The New Nostradamus of the North: Germany's green hypocrisy
A considerable part of the German export success comes from the exports of "polluting" luxury cars to China (and also Russia):
The German export industry is to be congratulated for the country's export "miracle". But to boast about it, while at the same time warning about the catastrophic consequences of global warming is pure hypocrisy. But that's what Merkel and most politicians everywhere specialize in, hoping that nobody will notice ...

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