Monday, June 06, 2005

News In Brief 6 June 2005

News In Brief

Rumsfeld Slams Al-Jazeera Television

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld slammed Al-Jazeera Television on Saturday, charging the Arab network "promotes terrorism" by airing beheadings and other attacks.

``If anyone here lived in the Middle East and watched a network like Al-Jazeera day after day after day, even if you were an American you would begin to believe that America was bad", said Rumsfeld.

Rumsfeld made his comments during an interview on the Fox News Network.

iSqueal Busy Over Stock Slide and iPod Rumor

The Apple Computer hotline, iSqueal, was burning over the weekend after a report on, a Web site devoted to the company's products stated that the company was "sitting on its most significant inventory of iPod Shuffles since the player hit the market in February".

Apple's stock lost over 4% at the end of business on Friday. is one of three blogs or websites that Apple is suing over leaks about its' products.

Apple established the hotline, iSqueal, as an avenue for people to phone or email in tips as to who may be leaking, or disparaging Apple or any Apple products (See The Garlic March 10 2005 - Apple Takes Blog Ruling As New Club On Criticism and Dissent)

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