Apple could sell 1 million watches opening weekend, and barely move the needle on Apple’s revenue (AAPL)


Apple will sell over one million Apple Watches over the opening weekend, according to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster. By way of comparison, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus sold over 10 million units in their first three days on the market last September, Apple says. Here's his reasoning:  1 million total Watch units in opening weekend would imply an attach rate of less than 1% of total iPhone users (close to half a percent). We believe given interest in the product and our prior survey work, a sub Read more [...]

A horse-drawn tradition endures, just barely


Produce merchants on horse-drawn carts, known as Arabbers, have dwindled in number amid changing food and transportation habits. But a few remain, dodging cars and dirt bikes through city streets.They're known as Arabbers and their profession as Arabbing — words that are supposed to evoke the nomadic life of a street merchant. Nation - latimes.com Read more [...]