The Daily Scoop: 3-10-2015
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The Daily Scoop is our morning segment that highlights stories trending on social media.
Suge Knight in court
Suge Knight makes a brief appearance in a Los Angeles courtroom.
The former rap mogul is charged with murder, stemming from a deadly hit and run in January.
Monday’s hearing lasted just a few minutes and ended with attorneys agreeing on a future court date.
On Monday, surveillance footage was leaked showing Knight being attacked before the fatal hit and run.
Terry Carter, 55, died of injuries suffered in the incident.
Knight has been charged with murder, attempted murder and felony hit-and-run for killing Carter and injuring Cle “Bone” Sloane.
Knight has pleaded not guilty on all counts.
The next hearing in the case is scheduled for March 20.
Apple unveils launch dates for new products
Apple has unveiled a new MacBook and revealed all the anticipated details surrounding its Apple Watch.
Apple showed off its lightest and thinnest mac ever made, a new MacBook in silver, space gray and gold finishes.
It weighs just two pounds, doesn’t have a fan and is silent.
Apple says it’s the most energy-efficient notebook ever made.
It will start at $1,299 and will be available on April 10th.
Apple also showed off the Apple Watch. The device allows users to make calls, read full e-mails, control music, manage Instagram photos and pay for groceries. It’ll be available on April 24th.
The Apple watch “Sport” will start at $349. The stainless steel version will be priced from $549-$1,099. And the Apple Watch “Edition” models will start at $10,000.
Denny’s gets in on Apple announcement
It’s become a trend that when apple reveals its newest products, brands jump in on the action with live-tweets of their own products.
This time, a pancake had social media users salivating during Monday’s big Apple event.
Denny’s had a witty tweet that grabbed attention yesterday — the image of a 25.4 millimeter thick pancake with the caption “our thickest pancake yet.”
The tweet followed apple’s big reveal of its thinnest Macbook ever.
Denny’s tweet quickly went viral, picking up more than 45-hundred re-tweets and favorites in about an hour while Apple’s new laptop picked up just 27-hundred re-tweets and favorites.