Daily Run Down

Daily Run Down 11/16/2010

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

  • Sprint has discontinued the Palm Pre.
  • Microsoft has sold over 1 Million Kinect units so far.
  • Neanderthals lived fast and died young.
  • The DROBO S has been updated with USB 3.0 and a new Distributor, HP.
  • AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon are launching a mobile commerce network.
  • When teachers call attention to gender, students pick up on stereotypes.
  • More than 900 pigs have been found dead on a Pennsylvania farm.
  • Apple has announced that the Beatles are on iTunes.
  • An Ancient Giraffe-sized creature pole-vaulted into the sky.
  • The Leonid Meteor Shower will peak Wednesday.
  • Here is a stunning picture of the Earth from Space.

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

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Daily Run Down: 02-11-2010

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

  • Apple has released a firmware update for the Mac Pros to fix the Audio processor spike bug.
  • Kanex has shown off it’s HDMI to Mini displayPort adapter at Macworld 2010.
  • Apple now has a promotional countdown to it’s 10 Billionth Song Sold.
  • Microsoft has unleashed Office 2011 for the Mac.
  • Microsoft decided to drop some hints at a possiblity of having Microsoft Office for iPad.
  • An Oak Tree that is 1200 years old has succomb to the weather in Britain and died.
  • YouTube competitor Veoh has filed for bankruptcy.
  • There is a product, the Ultraslide, for the extreme exercisers. It reminds me of the Disney Movie Heavyweights.
  • Palm Pre and Pixi have not been halted as suspected. They are just on hold for the Chinese New Year.
  • Former President Bill Clinton has undergone a heart procedure.
  • Tivo is announcing something on March 2nd in New York City.
  • Eleven letters from J.D. Salinger offer a glimpse at the secluded author’s interests.
  • Rumors are abound about Google purchasing search engine Aardvark.
  • Josh Schnell over at has an interesting take on the iPad and iPhone combo for gaming.
  • British Fashion Designer Alexander McQueen has been found dead at his London Home.
  • NASA has decided to open an observatory to study the sun.
  • The cause for the Sand Dunes of Mars have been discovered.
  • Chicago White Sox player, Frank Thomas, has officially retired.

Look for more stories tomorrow