Been a bit since I brought this series to the light of day, but here she is in all her self-interested glory. NEWSISH for 8/1/2008. Might end up being a once a week thing, maybe more. Enjoy while you can!
- Should you skimp…or splurge? [MSN Money via Consumerist]
“Credit cards let us instantly satisfy our retail desires,” Yochim says. “Our grandparents had to delay that gratification. They figured that if they had to save for it, they’d better get the best they could. Now retailers want to catch that fleeting desire.”
- College funding bill passed with anti-P2P provisions intact [Ars Technica]
- What if you could own your internet connection? [Google Public Policy Blog]
This looks to me like a very very interesting way for consumers to finally push back against Ma Bell and Big Cable.
- Moving with no place to go [Press-Citizen]
For those not in the IC area, this has been an issue for quite some time and there doesn’t seem to be a good answer to it…except maybe not to move. 😛
- Travelers’ Laptops May Be Detained At Border [Washington Post]
And this is with no suspicion of wrongdoing. Just if they feel like it. For months.
Check back for more [maybe].