Psystar is determined to drag its court case all the way to the top before failing; the Apple TV may be about to kick off its continental tour; and we bid a fond adieu to a bygone era of gaming. The remainders for Friday, September 30, 2011 would like to ask for a moment of silence.
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Remains of the Day: Die another day
Oracle may unveil its own platform-as-a-service offering next week, setting it in competition with Microsoft’s Azure, Salesforce’s Heroku and many other smaller services, analysts said.
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Oracle may launch its own PaaS offering
Irish regulators also reportedly plan to investigate the social network’s so-called “frictionless sharing.”
Facebook sued over tracking users after logout
Ubisoft to trot out a Wii game based on the Swedish supergroup’s music in November. Knowing me, knowing you, we are going to like this one.
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Take a chance on ABBA dance video game
Google teams up with brewer Dogfish Head to create a beer called URKontinent.
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Google launches beer
Verizon Communications Inc. unions representing 45,000 workers are preparing to propose the consolidation of health-care plans next week, as a step toward ending a labor dispute that began over the summer.
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Verizon Unions to Offer Health-Plan Consolidation to End Dispute
The first Google store, known as the Chromezone, opens in London. It has been set up within the not exactly chic confines of a PC World Store.
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Google opens first Apple-style store
Awards are given out to scientists studying a range of animal and human behavior in humorous research.
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Ig Nobels honor study of horny beetles, why we sigh
Verizon Communications refiles a lawsuit Friday to block Net neutrality regulations passed by the FCC late in 2010, which could take effect November 20.
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Verizon sues again to block Net neutrality rules
Hitachi-LG Data Storage has agreed to plead guilty in connection with rigging bids and fixing prices for sales of optical disc drives and will pay a US$21.1 million fine, the U.S.
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Hitachi-LG Data Storage to plead guilty on price-fixing