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10 Arrested in $1 Billion L.I.R.R. Disability Scheme -- Ten people, including a doctor and a former union president, were arrested early Thursday and charged in a major fraud scheme in which hundreds of Long Island Rail Road workers made false disability pension claims costing a federal agency an estimated $1 billion, according to people briefed on the matter. Another doctor charged in the case was being sought, the people said.

Supply chain performance art...
Steve Jobs and Apple skewered on New York stage -- In a sold-out theatre in downtown Manhattan, two miles from the square where anti-Wall Street demonstrators daily use iPhones, iPads and other devices to mobilize their forces, a performance artist named Mike Daisey is mounting a subversive attack on Apple Inc. Sitting at a stainless steel table set with nothing but a glass of water, the actor slyly describes his geeky devotion to the perfectionist designs and operating systems of the House of Macintosh and its progenitor, Steve Jobs.

...and absolutely nobody is surprised.
Boeing Delays Bigger Version Of 787 Dreamliner -- Boeing Co. has pushed back its planned first delivery of a second, larger version of the 787 Dreamliner, according to a regulatory filing. The jet maker now expects to deliver the 787-9, a slightly bigger variant of the 787-8, in early 2014 rather than late 2013, according to Boeing's third-quarter financial report with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Boeing, which delivered the first Dreamliner version more than three years later than planned to launch customer All Nippon Airways Co., recently completed its design review for the 787-9, a longer-range version that some airlines prefer.

What?? Rad!!
Man Installs Nokia Phone In His Prosthetic Arm -- According to The Telegraph, a British man has had become the world's first patient to have a smartphone docking station built into his prosthetic arm, meaning he permanently has a Nokia C7 cradled in his fiberglass and laminate forearm. Before, 50-year-old Trevor Prideaux had to balance the phone on his arm or put it on a flat surface.

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