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iPad makes quiet debut in China | Apple – CNET News

An online reservation system allowed Apple to avoid the chaotic scenes associated with the company’s previous product launches in China. The iPad made a quiet debut in China on Friday, devoid of the chaotic scenes associated with previous Apple product launches in the fast-growing market. Orderly crowds outside Apple Stores …

Romney’s Plan For Health Care: Undo Decades Of Progress By Undermining Medicare, Medicaid, The Affordable Care Act, And Employer-based Insurance | The New Republic

The gist: Repeal the Affordable Care Act; end Medicare and Medicaid as we know it, by turning the former into a voucher program and the latter into a block grant scheme; unravel private insurance, by changing the tax treatment of benefits and undermining state regulation. The good. Not much. Once …