Stuff is happening. Are you in the know? Here are some headlines you can throw around as part of your daily chatter.
Smart Car Tipping: Let’s Hope This Doesn’t Become a “Thing”
Much like tipping cows in farm country, Smart Cars have become the latest target for vandals with too much time on their hands. San Francisco has found a trail of tipped Smart Cars recently–yesterday being the most recent. It’s become such a headache, #smartcartipping was a trending topic on Twitter and local news is reporting “cows vs. Smart Car” comparisons. The “fad” began in Amsterdam years ago and hit Canada, too. Be careful out there, Smart Car owners. Photo: Jeff Chiu/AP
UConn Wins the NCAA Championship
East coasters, unite: University of Connecticut just won the NCAA championship last night after defeating University of Kentucky, 60-54. This is UConn’s fourth NCAA victory in 15 years, partly thanks to Shabazz Napier scoring an impressive 15 points in the first half, and the team’s surge in the second half. Congrats to the Huskies! Photo: Jamie Squire
Documents from Apple, Leaked: “Consumers Want What We Don’t Have”
Is there a chink in Apple’s armor these days? The Apple/Samsung court battle has unearthed an internal Apple presentation, revealing what they think is the reason for their slowdown in growth: “Consumers want what we don’t have,” read the title of one slide. Meaning, phones bigger than 4” and priced under $300 (i.e., not Apple’s typical phone specs) are what’s tearing up the market. Hopefully Tim Cook and team have something different up their sleeves. Photo: Liz Gannes, re/code
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