This Week in Tech

Jul 22nd 2007

This Week in Tech 106

Googleverse

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Google challenges the cell companies, Sun Rocket dies and Ooma is born, and the game of checkers is solved...
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Category: News

Google challenges the cell companies, Sun Rocket dies and Ooma is born, and the game of checkers is solved...

  • Motorola has lost money as well as market share.
  • Sunrocket is now dead.
  • Ooma is an up and coming P2P VoIP company that will provide you with free national landline calls for a lifetime.
  • A UC Berkeley ac-cappella group named DeCadence circled some men sparring in Central Park and sang the Mortal Kombattheme.
  • Peter Moore has resigned from Microsoft's Xbox division.
  • Google is ready to bid for the 700MHz frequency to open it up.
  • A New york lawmaker has made a move to make text messaging behind the wheel a crime.
  • Facebook has purchased Parakey, which is basically a web based operating system.
  • Kids are saying e-mail is "soooo" dead. Shooby agrees: IM > email.
  • Researchers have solved checkers. The program that they have developed is unbeatable!
  • Jim Louderback has left PC magazine and is now CEO of Revision3.