Evening Reading - December 17, 2019

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Walt Mossberg looks back at Apple's last decade

Apple CEO Tim Cook.
Apple CEO Tim Cook.

I loved to see Walt come out of retirement to talk Apple today. He is dead right that Apple has yet to release a blockbuster new product category under CEO Tim Apple. You should definitely give Walt's article over at The Verge a read this evening.

Internet cat video is pretty good

Much wow! Very cat!

Murder was the case, and the Switch broke it wide open

A Nintendo Switch going online after being stolen has lead to a murder case being solved. Police tracked down an accomplice in the murder of University of South Alabama professor Matthew Wiser. Tiquez Timmons had logged into the Switch to play some games, leading the police to him. Sadly, Professor Wiser is still gone, but at least the people responsible for his death can be brought to justice.

Rich Eisen pays tribute to his late father

Rich isn't afraid to show emotion during his broadcasts, and today he shared some of the pain of losing his father with his audience in a very touching tribute. "Let's love. Let's be compassionate. Let's try and be understanding. It's missing so much in the world these days..."

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Lola is the best dog.
Lola is the best dog.

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Asif Khan is the CEO and majority shareholder of Shacknews. He began his career in video game journalism as a freelancer in 2001 for Tendobox.com. Asif is a CPA and was formerly an investment adviser representative. After much success in his own personal investments, he retired from his day job in financial services and is currently focused on new private investments. His favorite PC game of all time is Duke Nukem 3D, and he is an unapologetic fan of most things Nintendo. Asif first frequented the Shack when it was sCary's Shugashack to find all things Quake. When he is not immersed in investments or gaming he is a purveyor of fine electronic music. Asif also has an irrational love of Cleveland sports.

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