There was a stampede in Richmond, Virgina, as thousands of people rushed to a sale offering used Apple iBook computers for $50 each. Within seconds of the sale opeing at 7 am, there were “several minor injuries”, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
The four-year old Apple notebooks had become available after the county school system switched to another supplier.
The game puts players in charge of a hunger relief effort on the fictional Indian Ocean island of Sheylan, ravaged by a civil war, flooding and drought. You lead a crack multinational team of WFP professionals including a logistics officer, nutritionist and air drop specialist, and you must lead the team through six missions to bring food and supplies to the desperate natives of Sheylan — everything from air surveillance to figuring out a good balanced diet, airdropping supplies, and helping natives get the most out of their natural resources by planning future farming efforts.
I guess it’s a step forward from using video games as a recruiting tool for the armed forces.
Better go upgrade Dreamweaver before I get sucked into using GoLive.
The attention will be on the U.S. antitrust regulators, but I wonder whether the EU competition commissioner will have anything to say about this.
Oh no! I should have looked at the name tag more carefully before I bought that Ikea rug!