Sunday, February 17, 2008
The Apple Core Blog - Google; AT&T shocked by iPhone usage|
Well those people at Google and AT&T are pretty dumb then. There's a reason that there were way more US consumers on the internet than in Europe back in the old dialup days. US consumers typically paid a flat rate for internet access (both phone & ISP) while in Europe, consumers were charged per minute for phone use.
AppleInsider reports that Google has seen 50 times more search requests coming from Apple iPhones than any other mobile handset. They were so shocked, in fact, that they suspected that they had made an error tabulating their data.
Saturday, February 02, 2008
NYTimes - Massachusetts Accuses Merrill of Fraud|
William Galvin, the Massachusetts secretary of state, filed a civil fraud complaint against Merrill a day after the firm took the unusual step of agreeing to reimburse Springfield for losses on the investments. Merrill agreed to buy back the securities at their original value, $13.9 million, after determining that its brokers had not been authorized by Springfield to buy the securities on the city’s behalf.