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Jul
03

Samsung will no longer sell plasma TVs

Samsung will stop selling plasma TV as have November 30: Samsung is to stop producing plasma televisions (PDP TVs) by 30 November. It said falling demand meant it would instead focus on producing curved and ultra-high-definition (UHD) TVs. CNET News via BBC News

May
27

Google Built Self Driving Cars

May
14

How Starbucks Uses Design Tricks In Their Stores

Mar
25

The Facebook Acquisition of Oculus Rift And Thinking Long Term

People’s first response has been “Why would Facebook buy Oculus Rift”? They see the current incarnation of Facebook and think, “What can you possibly do with VR on Facebook? Facebook is just a text interface! Are they just going to make VR Facebook games?” That’s really short term thinking. In order to make really ground …

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Mar
04

Radio Shack Closing 1,100 Stores

Radio Shack is Closing 1,100 stores across the US

Dec
20

StartUps: Silicon Valley

The finale of StartUps Silicon Valley aired last night. Interesting little show, but much too much drama, especially surrounding one particular person on the show, that will remain unnamed here. Here’s an article that talks about the show’s premiere. I’m pretty sure this show will be on rotation on Bravo if you want to see …

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Aug
23

Building Apps For the App Store

The article “How to Become an App Store Millionaire: Make a Hit App, and Don’t Make Anything Else” – like Steve Martin’s advice of how to become a millionaire and not pay taxes “First, get a million dollars”. Both are easier said than done. Link – via All Things D.

Jun
25

Microsoft to Acquire Yammer

Microsoft is buying Yammer for $1.2 billion.

Mar
06

IPad HD?

Well, the big announcement is tomorrow, and everyone expects it’ll be the the iPad 3. From the rumors, it might even be called the iPad HD. So a couple of questions… How are developers going to deal with the confusion of all the apps for the iPad that have the tag HD? How are iPad …

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Oct
25

Nest Thermostat

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