Jon Bauer, Herald staff
Must be Apple season: Apple on Wednesday unveiled its iPhone 5, a smartphone with a larger screen but lighter and thinner than earlier versions. The new phone also adds software updates, including an improvement to Siri that will let you post updates to Facebook by voice command.
Siri’s also getting some sarcastic inflection in her voice that will indicate disapproval when you post a picture of your restaurant meal to Facebook or incorrectly use their, there or they’re.
Revenge of the nerds: Boeing is expected to make its initial contract offer to its 11,500 engineers and technical workers, but early talks haven’t shown much agreement. SPEEA is warning of a potential strike, and Boeing has talked about finding others to do its engineering work if there is a strike.
We didn’t realize there were that many Radio Shack employees looking to break into aerospace.
But they didn’t touch the 100,000 bags of peanuts: Eighteen employees at New York’s Kennedy airport are accused of stealing 100,000 mini liquor bottles, the type used for inflight service.
Among the clues that led police to the suspects were the wrist braces worn by all 18 who had carpal tunnel syndrome from opening 100,000 little bottles of booze.