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Grooveshark founder Josh Greenberg found dead

The co-founder of music-streaming service Grooveshark, Josh Greenberg, has been found dead at his home, aged just 28. Authorities have said that there was no evidence of foul play or suicide, prompting many to wonder just what it was that ended the life of the developer so early. The Grooveshark …

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Nintendo’s Satoru Iwata passes away at 55

30 year Nintendo career man and eventual CEO of the much lauded game maker, Satoru Iwata, has died, passing away at 55 from bile duct growth. Seen as the man behind many of Nintendo’s successes in the past decade,  Iwata once claimed that while his head was that of a …

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American Data firm suggests the PC is dying

The PC is dead. That’s what they’ve been saying for 15 years or so, with every new console generation and every fad product that has its short time in limelight, but here I am tapping away on one in roughly the same manner I have for years, the screen’s just …

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What happens to spam after you die?

It’s an interesting question – and certainly something that can be classified, for now, as a ‘first world problem’. But, sooner or later, the question of ‘What happens to a person’s data when they’re dead’ will come up for almost everyone on the planet. KitGuru plays the theme tune from …

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Kids drug parents to access internet

Child therapists say that rebellion is a healthy and natural part of growing up, but just how far is healthy and when would rebellion become a problem? KitGuru ponders the nature of ‘too far’ while researching the actions of a 16-year old girl in the USA, who tried to bypass an internet …

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Industry mourns loss of Richard Baker

One of the nicest guys in the IT industry, AMD’s Richard Baker, has sadly passed away after a long illness and tributes have begun to flow from everyone who knew him. Richard belonged to that rare breed of marketing people who actually had a deep understanding of the technology itself. …

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