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The Details of Michael Jackson’s Will

Posted by K.C. Morgan Categories: Music, Child Stars, Legal Issues, Rumors,

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UPDATE: has released the full contents of Michael Jackson’s will. In it, the King of Pop names mom Katherine as the primary caregiver for his kids. In case grandma can’t rise to the challenge, Jackson names longtime friend Diana Ross as the second choice to mother his brood of three. Jackson also states that he intentionally did not include Debbie Rowe (mother to at least two of the Jackson tots) in the document.

Despite claims made by Joe and Katherine Jackson that their son Michael died without a will, one has miraculously come to light. The Wall Street Journal has reported on the information this document contains…and things don’t look so great for dad .

According to WSJ, the will divides most of ’s assets between his three kids, mom Katherine Jackson and one or more charities. Dad Joe isn’t mentioned and doesn’t stand to inherit a thing from the King of Pop.

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Steve Jobs to WSJ: App Store rakes in $30 million in first month

App Store downloads

Well, if you were curious just how successful the has been since its launch, Steve Jobs spilled the beans in an interview published in the Wall Street Journal this morning. First and foremost, the most amazing part is that sales in the App Store hit about $30 million. Now, if you think about that figure and realize that only keeps 30% of it (well, 30% of sales of apps that aren’t their own), that is $9 million for Apple, and $21 million for developers.

Of course, a large percentage of apps downloaded are free. You just know those have to be popular, right? Well, we didn’t get an official breakdown of free app downloads versus paid, but Jobs did say that there have been over 60 million downloads from the App Store. That’s an average of 2 million downloads per day, every day. If you had any doubt that the App Store would be a hit, well, there’s your proof.

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3G iPhone launching within 60 days

In the above video, the main throwback into gadget news, Walt Mossberg, mentions that the will be 3G sometime in the next 60 days. Now we know, we talk about analysts making such claims all the time, but in case you didn’t know, Walt Mossberg is pretty much the guy that gets to play with all these things first. Before anyone else in the industry we mean. So when he throws out a claim like this, we are of the opinion that the grain of salt that you need to take it with is a lot smaller than all the other guys. Oh, and this goes along with our story that Apple may have placed the order for 3G iPhones, and the fact that iPhones seem to be sold out at a bunch of Apple Stores. It just makes sense.

The question is, once a 3G version of the iPhone is made available from Apple, are you buying?

EDIT: Mossberg has since said his comment was just based on the speculation that we all are under, however, that said - it’s Walt. You know this guy is under NDA. Even if it was prediction-based, rather than a slip of the tongue, the evidence is all around us.

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