Happy Tuesday! Let’s just all take one collective sigh before we get going. Here’s what’s happening on the interweb:
The US says it considers the abduction of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls by Islamist militants “an outrage” and is offering help to try to rescue them. I tried reaching out to this Nigerian prince who emailed me a while back about a great business deal to see if he could help, but he hasn’t gotten back to me.
Apple has welcomed its powerful new retail boss Angela Ahrendts with a bumper share award worth $68m (£40m). The Indiana-born executive, who joined Apple last week from her previous role as head of British fashion label Burberry, has been granted a maximum of 113,334 restricted stock options which will transfer to her in a series of payments starting over the next four years.
That is, of course, as long as her iTunes is updated to the latest version and she has Flash installed.
” A reporter for CBS News didn’t simply fact-check a story with a political partisan who had something to gain from the report — remember, Graham went on to use Logan’s Benghazi story as a platform from which to grandstand on the issue — she took his word on a news event in general without ever imagining a possible conflict of interest.”
Goofus doesn’t understand the process of fact-checking, Gallant at least cites Wikipedia.
Chris Daughtry, Ben Folds, Liz Phair, Reggie Watts, Mark McGrath, Jordin Sparks, Rick Springfield, Weird Al, and Lisa Loeb have all been rumored to be a part of the Tatooine cantina band in the new Star Wars film, and now you can check out their audition tapes!