by James Furlo
Episode 48! Instagram died for $300M cash & $700M in falling Facebook stock, Nintendo Power dies, Neil Armstrong dies, but software patents/copyrights will probably never die.
Marissa Mayer shakes things up at Yahoo, Apple’s expectations start to get lowered, Mac Genius ads disappear, Microsoft got a new logo, and we see how many fake Twitter followers we have.
- Instrgram wasn’t bought for $1b cash, they were bought for $300m cash and $700b in pre-IPO stock
- Google, and I, want to have a sober talk about the most boring topic in the world: Copyright in America
- This Week in MarissYa: iPhones for All, Flickr Love and Management Musical Chairs
- Nintendo Power magazine to cease publication
- The annual lowering of expectations begins: no iPad Mini at the iPhone announcement in September
- The most expensive laptop you can buy has a major security flaw
- Apple has erased all their memories of the Mac Genius ads
- Oh baby! Microsofts new logo!
- Apple wins patent case against Samsung
- Jury awards more than 1 billion-less than the desired 2.5b-to apple
- Samsung doesn’t win a cent in countersuit
- Google requesting Samsung to make their devices less Apple-ish was what determined it to be “intentional”
- South Korea banned both companies from selling some devices, since they infringed on each other
- Find Out How Many Fake Twitter Followers You Have With StatusPeople
- Neil Armstrong, a video look back at a space pioneer