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October 31, 2007
GOOD DAY FOR: Feline puns, after Apple’s new operating system, called Leopard, sold more than 2 million copies since its launch last Friday evening. Analysts said the question is whether the strong Leopard sales will translate to new computer sales. (MarketWatch)
BAD DAY FOR: Playing with fire, after Los Angeles officials said that a boy who’d been “playing with matches” has confessed to starting one of the fires that swept Southern California last week. The fire started by the unidentified boy destroyed 63 structures north of downtown Los Angeles. Prosecutors were weighing whether to press charges. (Reuters)
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