Daily Run Down 05/17/2011

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

  • Japan has widened the evacuation area around the Fukushima Power Plant.
  • New York Ranger’s Forward Derek Boogaard’s brain will be donated to science to study the effect of concussions.
  • Search for life has begun on 86 planets.
  • Dropbox may face an FTC investigation over false statements regarding data security.
  • Mirimax has signed a deal with Netflix for digital streaming.
  • Mozilla is detailing plans to kill off Firefox 3.5.
  • The Endeavor Space Shuttle has lifted off.
  • Microsoft’s Support for Vista Service Pack 1 is ending July 12th.
  • Some Small Developers have been slapped with lawsuits regarding in-app purchases.
  • RIM has confirmed a limited Blackberry Playbook recall.
  • Lodsys has explained it’s lawsuits.
  • Nokia has discontinued its Ovi brand.
  • Samsung has launched it’s Android Developer forums.
  • Donald Trump has announced that he is not running for President in 2012.
  • Baby squid, Bugs and other microbes were launched into space with Endeavor.
  • The Japanese Government has rejected Sony’s Relaunch of the Playstation Network.

Look for more stories tomorrow. If an important story has been missed please leave it in the comments.