Archive | August 2013

Android this week: $99 Moto X coming; Google bought WIMM; Nexus 4 price cut

Gigaom

The wooden backs for Motorola’s(s goog) Moto X shown off at the handset’s launch event may be here soon. Noted tipster Evleaks tweeted out images and information on the price and availability. He expects them to add $50 to the cost of a Moto X handset when they arrive in the fourth quarter, which actually starts tomorrow. Also noteworthy is an expected price cut he reports:

Neither bit is terribly surprising although some who have already purchased a Moto X could be unhappy by the news. However, it’s common for most Android handsets to see a price cut within a few months of launch. And it’s likely most new Moto X owners are still within their return policy so if they really wanted to wait for…

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US Attorney Appointed By Obama Accused Of Secretly Monitoring Employees

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CBS DC

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — When she was the top federal prosecutor in northern Iowa, U.S. District Judge Stephanie Rose secretly monitored the whereabouts of employees who she felt didn’t work enough, removed the office’s civil chief because she believed he was a poor manager and fired an attorney whom she called “flighty,” records show.

Rose, based in Des Moines and the nation’s youngest federal judge at 40, made those statements during a May deposition in a lawsuit brought by former assistant U.S. Attorney Martha Fagg, a civil prosecutor who was fired by Rose in 2011.

Fagg, 56, contends Rose and Rose’s then-top aide, Teresa Baumann, retaliated against her after Fagg raised concerns about age discrimination, destroying her 12-year career with the department. She was fired shortly after selling her house to complete an unusual, forced transfer from Sioux City to Cedar Rapids, 265 miles away. Fagg claims she faced intense…

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Obama makes 2015 Ford Mustang 400 lbs. less safe

OOPs…

JunkScience.com

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that every 100-pound reduction in the weight of small cars increases annual traffic fatalities by as much as 715.

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