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Keeping XP

clipped from bits.blogs.nytimes.com
No surprise, then, that there has been a rising chorus among corporate technology customers who want Microsoft to keep licensing Windows XP, with its less-demanding hardware requirements, beyond the phase-out date for most new licenses on June 30.
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Twittered Out of Jail

clipped from legalblogwatch.typepad.com
Many of my lawyer colleagues have wondered whether there’s any value to Twitter, a type of online text message platform where users respond to the single question “What are you doing now?”   However, for James Karl Buck, a resourceful student arrested in Egypt, Twitter proved indispensable to his eventual release, reports the  Washington Post.  Buck used his cellphone to send a single word “tweet” (or message) “Arrested” to Twitter, which resulted in his friends hiring a lawyer who helped win his release.
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Making Appointments for Doctor or Dinner

The e-commerce bandwagon bypassed millions of carpenters, massage therapists, lawyers and other service providers, mostly because it is impossible to drop an appointment into a shopping cart without unleashing a scheduling nightmare.

Making Appointments for Doctor or Dinner – New York Times

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