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Friday Items

Here are a few items of interest for you.

* The billion dollar web site you paid for

Whoever heard of a pure IT project that cost a billion dollars to build (so far)? A GAO investigation goes deep into just how bad the process of building was.Read more..

There’s no free lunch for short-changed Silicon Valley workers…

US judge rules that more than 64,000 tech workers have a strong claim against Silicon Valley’s most successful companies in a lengthy conspiracy to hold down their wages and careers.” Read more..

* Apple to store some user data in China: Weighing the pros and cons

Apple’s move to store some of its Chinese users’ data in the country has benefits — and drawbacks — for its customers.Read more..

* Our smartphone-obsessed society will leave behind few digital Mona Lisas

A de-emphasis on the permanence of expression as well as a lack of desire to preserve digital content will almost certainly result in the loss of many culturally significant works.” Read more..

Today’s Fun Video:

Today’s quote:Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” ~ Henry Ford

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August 15, 2014 Posted by | Apple, computers, digital music, digital Video, Internet, News, tech | , | Leave a comment