Remains of the Day: A spot of bother

One reporter tracks down her stolen phone, an influential judge passes on, and what Steve Jobs and Winnie the Pooh have in common. The remainders for Monday, June 17, 2013 are just the bear necessities.

Hot on the trail of a kidnapped iPhone (Los Angeles Times)

An L.A. Times reporter recounts the story of her iPhone being stolen, and how she finally tracked it down. Maybe there should be a CSI spinoff just about finding iPhones.

Thomas Penfield Jackson, Outspoken Judge, Dies at 76 (New York Times)

Jackson is perhaps best known as the man who oversaw the antitrust case against Microsoft in the 1990s; his recommendation that the company be split in two was later overturned in appeal. And thank heavens for that, because the only thing worse than one Microsoft is two Microsofts.

Steve Jobs, Winnie the Pooh and the iBook Launch (AllThingsD)

Lots of little tidbits in the latest day of Apple’s ebook price-fixing trial: Steve Jobs came up with iBooks’s page curl and picked Winnie the Pooh as the launch title. Mainly because he really, really liked hunny.

Wireless Emergency Alerts Coming to iPhone 5, 4S (AT&T)

A carrier update for AT&T subscribers will bring emergency AMBER alerts, weather alerts, and presidential alerts to the iPhone 5 and 4S. I’m going to assume that the presidential alerts are just his Twitter feed.

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