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Google, Microsoft, and others buy networking gear directly from Asia

Massive Internet companies like Google, Microsoft, and Facebook would seemingly consume networking gear like breath mints. These companies are some of the biggest online, and as they grow, they would need a never-ending stream of new servers and networking gear to maintain the speed and efficiency of their networks. You might expect these companies purchase […]

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PDF to Speech Stumbles a Bit but Sounds Nicer Than Android

I’ve been looking at ways to optimize the time I spend sitting in traffic. The old days when listening to the radio constituted the sum extent of productivity achieved while staring at someone else’s tailgate are long gone, thanks to the smartphone. I’ve already written about in-car Internet, including extending audio media like podcasts and […]

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Blackberry-maker to shift focus

Blackberry-maker Research in Motion reports a quarterly loss and says it is refocusing on the corporate market rather than consumers. BBC News – Technology Source: bbc.com

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Virgin announces Virgin Volcanic journey to center of Earth

Sir Richard Branson has explored the skies in a hot air balloon, delved into the deep sea, and even gone into space, but now his next project is to go to an entirely new desintation – the center of the Earth. Introducing Virgin Volcanic, a corkscrew-shaped vessel that will make its trips via five of […]

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