BlackBerry Takes Preorders for Indonesia Smartphone

That’s the headline of a quick story I wrote today. It begins: BlackBerry is now accepting preorders for the low-cost, Foxconn-made smartphone it’s releasing first in Indonesia, where its devices have traditionally been popular. The Waterloo, Ontario-based company said Monday it expects the smartphone, called the BlackBerry Z3, to be priced at 2,199,000 Indonesian rupiah […]

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Landfill excavation unearths years of crushed Atari treasure — Ars Technica Eating Alone by Design: An Entire Restaurant With Tables for One — BloombergBusinessweek Dronies! — In Deep: The dark and dangerous world of extreme cavers — The New Yorker Why We’re in a New Guidled Age — Paul Krugman on Thomas Piketty’s Capital […]

‘City of Imagination: Kowloon Walled City’

That’s the name of a new Wall Street Journal documentary: The Kowloon Walled City in Hong Kong was once the densest place on earth, a virtually lawless labyrinth of crime, grime, commerce and hope. A Wall Street Journal documentary tracks its colorful legacy 20 years after its demolition. The link above leads to the doc […]