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Scott White: Sic Transit Gloria Mundi — Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs’ special genius was to take basic appliances and simplify and integrate them with other Apple devices in an intuitive way that made us not only want to use them, but crave to do so. Read More… More on Steve Jobs

Verlander Wins 22nd Game As Tigers Slam Indians

CLEVELAND — Justin Verlander won his 10th straight start and earned his 22nd victory overall, helped when Victor Martinez hit a late grand slam that sent the Detroit Tigers over the Cleveland Indians 8-6. Verlander (22-5) gave up a pair of two-run homers to Shelley Duncan and trailed 4-2 before Detroit rallied against Justin Masterson (11-9) and the Indians’ bullpen. Read More… More on Tigers

Lisa Murkowski, Mark Begich, Don Young Receive Suspicious Packages At Alaska Offices

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Suspicious packages were received through the mail Monday by Alaska’s three-member congressional delegation and at least two contained a white powder. The packages were received in the Fairbanks offices of Sens. Mark Begich and Lisa Murkowski and the Anchorage office of Rep. Don Young. Begich is a Democrat. Murkowski and Young are Republicans.

Lisa Murkowski, Mark Begich, Don Young Receive Suspicious Packages At Alaska Offices

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Suspicious packages were received through the mail Monday by Alaska’s three-member congressional delegation and at least two contained a white powder. The packages were received in the Fairbanks offices of Sens. Mark Begich and Lisa Murkowski and the Anchorage office of Rep. Don Young. Begich is a Democrat. Murkowski and Young are Republicans.

The Dead Trees Love Los Angeles

If you dream of the bygone age of rock ‘n’ roll when music was cool and photos were retro without iPhone apps, The Dead Trees might be for you. The self-assigned wandering nomads Michael Ian Cummings, Todd Dalhoff, Matthew Borg, and Noah Rubin started the band in Boston. Not too long after, Albert Hammond Jr., guitarist for The Strokes brought The Dead Trees along for two US tours, according to the band’s Facebook page . After their first full length album “King Of Rosa” was released, the tours continued — but The Dead Trees craved a home. That’s why they moved to Los Angeles. “I feel inspired by LA,” states Cummings on the band’s Facebook. It is clear that the landmarks and sunshine have made a lasting impression upon The Dead Trees .

The Dead Trees Love Los Angeles

If you dream of the bygone age of rock ‘n’ roll when music was cool and photos were retro without iPhone apps, The Dead Trees might be for you. The self-assigned wandering nomads Michael Ian Cummings, Todd Dalhoff, Matthew Borg, and Noah Rubin started the band in Boston. Not too long after, Albert Hammond Jr., guitarist for The Strokes brought The Dead Trees along for two US tours, according to the band’s Facebook page . After their first full length album “King Of Rosa” was released, the tours continued — but The Dead Trees craved a home. That’s why they moved to Los Angeles. “I feel inspired by LA,” states Cummings on the band’s Facebook. It is clear that the landmarks and sunshine have made a lasting impression upon The Dead Trees . Their most recent video “Back In LA” was shot on a Flip Cam over the course of six weeks by photographer Peter Zachary Voelker .

The Dead Trees Love Los Angeles

If you dream of the bygone age of rock ‘n’ roll when music was cool and photos were retro without iPhone apps, The Dead Trees might be for you. The self-assigned wandering nomads Michael Ian Cummings, Todd Dalhoff, Matthew Borg, and Noah Rubin started the band in Boston. Not too long after, Albert Hammond Jr., guitarist for The Strokes brought The Dead Trees along for two US tours, according to the band’s Facebook page . After their first full length album “King Of Rosa” was released, the tours continued — but The Dead Trees craved a home. That’s why they moved to Los Angeles. “I feel inspired by LA,” states Cummings on the band’s Facebook.

Google’s Motorola Takeover Bid To Draw Antitrust Scrutiny, Analysts Say

NEW YORK — A move by Google to acquire mobile phone manufacturer Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion , announced early Monday, will likely draw sharp scrutiny from federal antitrust regulators already engaged in a probe of the search giant’s business practices, analysts said. Google’s Android smartphone operating system, introduced in 2007, has been adopted by dozens of handset manufacturers and now commands a dominant share of the smartphone market. The purchase of Motorola positions Google as a major player in handset manufacturing for the first time. “It will come under close scrutiny,” Brian White, a technology analyst at Ticonderoga Securities, said of the deal. “It won’t go through without a fight.” Read More… More on Google

Google’s Motorola Takeover Bid To Draw Antitrust Scrutiny, Analysts Say

NEW YORK — A move by Google to acquire mobile phone manufacturer Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion , announced early Monday, will likely draw sharp scrutiny from federal antitrust regulators already engaged in a probe of the search giant’s business practices, analysts said. Google’s Android smartphone operating system, introduced in 2007, has been adopted by dozens of handset manufacturers and now commands a dominant share of the smartphone market. The purchase of Motorola positions Google as a major player in handset manufacturing for the first time. “It will come under close scrutiny,” Brian White, a technology analyst at Ticonderoga Securities, said of the deal. “It won’t go through without a fight.” Read More… More on Google