Ballmer’s $7.7 Billion Skype blunder. The Linux version for Currie (and Shane?) is safe for now, but there’s an opportunity here for your humble hosts to migrate to something better. Like this. Or this. But probably not this.
Footnote: The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board will share in $4.76 Billion profit from the deal. Not too shabby.
Bell/Rogers/Shaw – who/what do they own?
What law enforcement gets when they subpoena your info from Facebook.
Senator Al Franken (!) presses Apple & Google for answers about location tracking.
Death of an app by a thousand cuts, or a single 30% one.
And what you’ve all been waiting for… Our new Android app in review!!1!
VISA launching new “digital wallet” service in North America this fall.
In case you missed it, here’s RIM’s CEO getting pissy with BBC reporter.
U.S. Library of Congress tackles issue of music copyright vs. public access.
US and A in 2005: Legalizing TiVo, CD ripping “sends the wrong message“.
Newly-anointed NDP MP Andrew Cash is a founder of the CMCC.
Holy shit, that guy what draws Dilbert is awesome!
And our near-unanimous WTF Asia link of the week: Brainwave-controlled cat ears for humans.
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