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By Adam Curry on Thursday, August 25, 2011 at 8:51 PM.
A power play is underway in the foreclosure arena, according to the New York Times. On the one side is Eric Schneiderman, the New York Attorney General, who is conducting his own investigation into the era of securitizations -- the practice of chopping up assets like mortgages and converting them into saleable securities -- that led up to the financial crisis of 2007-2008. On the other side is the Obama administration, the banks, and all the other state attorneys general. Link permalink
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I've always believed Steve Jobs is pure anti-establishment, and not a member of the elite. I met him once for an hour long one on one conversation in 2005, which reassured me of it, and today new information confirms it.- In an interview with Bloomberg, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniac establishes Jobs' admiration of 'Atlas Shrugged', and having apparently held to some of it's principles in business. [Audio clip here]- Could Steve Job's resignation be a move similar to the captains of industry in Rand's iconic novel who start 'rebooting' society in Galt's Gulch?- I sure hope so.- Who will leave next? Link permalink
The Washington Monument was closed indefinitely as engineers study damage and ways to repair cracks at the top of the capital's iconic structure caused by the 5.8-magnitude earthquake that rattled the East Coast this week. Tuesday's quake caused a 4-foot crack in the pyramidion at the top of the 555-foot obelisk and several pieces of mortar fell inside the monument's observation area during the earthquake, a National Park Service spokesman said. Link permalink
A Libyan chap tries the Colonel's finery on for size. Link permalink
He's always going to be remembered, at least for the next hundred years, as the greatest technology business leader of our time. I don't think he's too fearful where Apple goes...I think he'll watch it for a while, and hope it's on such a good track. For something as large as Apple, company culture doesn't change overnight. The sort of products you make, how you make your decisions, the quality of the people working there doesn't change overnight. Link permalink
World Outline: NA-333-2011-08-25 Link permalink

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