Protesters camp out on Wall Street; ‘Here for the long haul’
A standoff near Wall Street between protesters opposed to what they say is corporate greed and police may drag on into winter, with a march on police headquarters the likely next test of whether tensions escalate.
The Occupy Wall Street movement was planning on Friday an unauthorized demonstration on the streets outside the New York City police center of operations.
The group is adding complaints of excessive police force against protesters and police treatment of ethnic minorities and Muslims to its grievances list, which includes bank bailouts, foreclosures and high unemployment. (Photo: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)
Photos: Demonstrators ‘Occupy Wall Street’
Banksy accuses Channel 4 film of distortion over ‘war of the walls’ docu
Graffiti artist Banksy is demanding an investigation into a television documentary about a “battle of spray cans” between him and underground graffiti hero King Robbo. Banksy says it implies that he was responsible for putting his rival in a coma.
The art: Winslow Homer, Hurricane, Bahamas, 1898.
The news: Hurricane Irene is on the way.
Note: Before there was The Weather Channel, there was art. Throughout the day 3rd of May will post examples of artists thrilling to big, bad, threatening storms.
You ready for this, East Coast? — Hurricane Irene: The Best Photos
Apple CEO Steve Jobs has resigned as CEO of Apple, the company he cofounded in 1976 with Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne. In a letter to the Apple Board of Directors and community, Jobs said:
To the Apple Board of Directors and the Apple Community:
I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple’s CEO, I would be the first to let you know. Unfortunately, that day has come.
I hereby resign as CEO of Apple. I would like to serve, if the Board sees fit, as Chairman of the Board, director and Apple employee.
As far as my successor goes, I strongly recommend that we execute our succession plan and name Tim Cook as CEO of Apple.
I believe Apple’s brightest and most innovative days are ahead of it. And I look forward to watching and contributing to its success in a new role.
I have made some of the best friends of my life at Apple, and I thank you all for the many years of being able to work alongside you.
But this time I can forgive him.
The imminent release of Star Wars on Blu-ray has given ‘the Beard’ the chance to go back to Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace and digitally insert a CGI version of Yoda removing the quite terrible puppet.
Unfortunately, Han will still shoot first (no doubt)
(Source : collider.com)