Microsoft makes iPads? In what should be a PR touchdown, Microsoft has furnished NFL teams with Surface Pro 2 tablets to use on the sidelines during games. But some TV play-by-play announcers keep calling the gadgets “iPads”.
Microsoft says it’s coaching announcers on correctly naming the Surfaces — which they say should be only be called iPads if a player uses one to smack his girlfriend.
Speak for yourselves: Americans’ net worth hit a record high in the April-June period, the Federal Reserve said.
Another increase is forecast for this fall, as Bill Gates and Warren Buffett’s families are expected to find a lot of loose change behind the couch cushions while cleaning up for Halloween parties.
Don’t know much about history: On this day in 1959, Nikita Khrushchev was denied entrance to Disneyland, sparking an angry outburst from the Soviet leader.
To mollify the premier and prevent an international incident, quick-thinking aides treated Khrushchev to cheeseburgers and strawberry pie at a Bob’s Big Boy.
— Mark Carlson, Herald staff