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Microsoft discontinues Zune HD

Microsoft discontinues Zune HD

As long suspected, Microsoft is discontinuing its dedicated Zune music players, instead focusing on the Zune music service that runs on Windows, Windows Phone, and...

HTC unveils new Windows Phones: 4.7″ Titan, 3.8″ Radar

HTC unveils new Windows Phones: 4.7″ Titan, 3.8″ Radar

HTC just unveiled two new handsets running Microsoft’s latest mobile OS, Windows Phone 7.5 (codenamed Mango)– the Titan, a 4.7″ monster that may spawn a...

World’s only turbine-powered Batmobile up for sale on eBay

World’s only turbine-powered Batmobile up for sale on eBay

Auto restoration specialist Casey Putsch built himself the world’s only jet turbine-powered Batmobile, and now it’s for sale on eBay for the low price of...

Ford finally retires the Crown Victoria

Ford finally retires the Crown Victoria

After more than 30 years, Ford has finally retired its Crown Victoria sedan, the last traditional rear-wheel-drive, V8-powered, body-on-frame American sedan.  Best known through its...

Steve Jobs resigns as Apple CEO

Steve Jobs resigns as Apple CEO

Major news in Cupertino this evening– Steve Jobs has resigned as CEO of Apple, citing health reasons.  He will remain Chairman, while COO Tim Cook...

HP discontinues all webOS devices, may exit PC business altogether

HP discontinues all webOS devices, may exit PC business altogether

  Just a year after it bought Palm for $1.2 billion, HP has given up and is discontinuing all webOS phones and tablets, including the...

Google to acquire Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion- but is it really patents they’re after?

Google to acquire Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion- but is it really patents they’re after?

Google just announced that it’s purchasing Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion— the search giant’s biggest acquisition to date.  Motorola Mobility is Motorola’s consumer division, which...

San Francisco loses last domestic car dealership

San Francisco loses last domestic car dealership

The San Francisco Chronicle reports that the Golden Gate City has lost its last domestic car dealer.  Since San Francisco Ford Lincoln Mercury closed last...

Charger owner beheads robot in new Dodge ad

Charger owner beheads robot in new Dodge ad

Dodge’s recent ads depict people taking back control of their driving experience from computers, and the latest spot for the Charger follows in the same...

Microsoft buys Skype for $8.5 billion

Microsoft buys Skype for $8.5 billion

Announcing the largest deal in its 36 year history, Microsoft said earlier today that it would acquire internet telephony firm Skype for $8.5 billion, all-cash.  The Redmond software giant will integrate...

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