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scrap heap

$AAPL kisses $FB, smacks $GOOG, and the market yawns

thenextweb.com
Several days ago, I penned a short article noting the massive disconnect between the financial performance of LinkedIn’s stock, and the media reaction to its massive, and embarrassing password leak. The technology community was embroiled. The market didn’t give a damn. Something similar is going on today, that I think...
$AAPL kisses $FB, smacks $GOOG, and the market yawns
John Chambers on the future of Cisco

Deezer launches Xbox 360 app for its on-demand music streaming service to combat Xbox Music

thenextweb.com
It’s less than 24 hours until we find out what Microsoft’s next video game console is, but that doesn’t mean the Xbox 360 has been relegated to the scrap-heap. On-demand music streaming service Deezer announced its first app for the system today, giving users a new way to discover and...
Deezer launches Xbox 360 app for its on-demand music streaming service to combat Xbox Music

Sprint can barely wait to rid itself of Nextel network

gigaom.com
Sprint CEO Dan Hesse For the first time in six years, Sprint’s aging Nextel and wireline businesses didn’t overwhelm all positive gains from its primary CDMA business in its quarterly results. Sprint was helped along by 1.8 million iPhone activations, leading to big gains in revenue per subscriber and boosting...
Sprint can barely wait to rid itself of Nextel network
Mixed-media artist uses recycled computer parts to cross steampunk with Tim Burton

Google Play Services code peek fuels rumors of a game framework

www.engadget.com
Android may be improving its reputation as a gaming platform, but there isn't a consistent, official service that can tie everything together -- Google has no parallel to Xbox Live or Game Center. That might be changing, if Android Police's snooping around the Google Play Services component of the...
Google Play Services code peek fuels rumors of a game framework
With Picnik set to close, former Picnik engineers scratch itch with PicMonkey

Elektro: 1939 smoking robot saved from oblivion

news.cnet.com
Long before C-3PO and Wall-e, there was Elektro, a smoking, talking, and walking robot that wowed the World's Fair in 1939. Meet the seminal robot that has been rescued from the scrap heap of time. [Read more]...
Elektro: 1939 smoking robot saved from oblivion

Voulez-Zous Email Avec Moi? Gmail Now Comes With a Translate Button

www.betabeat.com
After three years of burying the feature in Gmail Labs, Google is officially incorporating a translate button into email, the company announced today. "Did you ever dream about a future where your communications device could transcend language with ease?" Google asks. Yes, we did! Wait, how did you know that?...
Voulez-Zous Email Avec Moi? Gmail Now Comes With a Translate Button

CONFIRMED: Media Center Is OUT Of Windows 8 (MSFT)

www.businessinsider.com
Microsoft has just confirmed that Windows 8 will not ship with the Media Center interface that has been integrated into the last two versions of Windows. Instead, users will have to buy it as part of an upgrade. Pricing hasn't been announced. Media Center was designed for using a PC...
CONFIRMED: Media Center Is OUT Of Windows 8 (MSFT)

jQuery HTML Table Toolbox

www.noupe.com
  By Paul AndrewIn the 15 years since the HTML table element was first incorporated into HTML 2.0, it has been on a constant roller coaster ride. Upon its introduction it was a revelation, it was a new way for web designers to present detailed data in structured tabular format,...
jQuery HTML Table Toolbox
$7 billion would come in very handy to help Marissa Mayer reinvent Yahoo
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?