These amazing, inspiring and other happy feeling inducing photos are sure to give your brain grapes a little exercise! Plus, Microsoft OFFICIALLY buys Skype for $8.5 Billion, and we get the first look at Google's brand new Music Beta service!
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The police will be out in force leading up to Memorial weekend. Hundreds of State and local law enforcement and highway safety officials across the Nation will participate in Click It or Ticket 2011 from May 16th-30th. They will be looking for you, day and night, and making sure that everyone is buckled up. Do yourself a favor, save your own life and a few bucks while at it. Click it OR Ticket.
Windows Azure is the cloud-based development platform that lets you build and run applications in the cloud, launch them in minutes instead of months and code in multiple languages or technologies including .NET, PHP, and Java. Start to innovate, unencumbered by redundancy, bandwidth or server constraints. To learn more about everything you need to start developing with Windows Azure check out Microsoft.com/Cloud/WindowsAzure
As anticipated, Google unveiled their music service today at their I/O conference, Music Beta. The emphasis is on the "beta" right now as Google clearly isn't launching the full service they had wanted to - you can thank the music labels for that. So how is it? What does it look like?
Apple, Google, Intel, Others Sued for Conspiring to Keep Wages Low
A group of high-powered tech companies has been slapped with a class action suit for conspiring to artificially keep employee wages low. The companies being sued are Adobe, Apple, Google, Intel, Intuit, Lucasfilm, and Pixar. Sound familiar? It should. These companies, with the exception of Lucasfilm, were investigated by the Department of Justice for the same reason, and in September each avoided litigation with the DOJ by agreeing to change their ways on the matter.