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★ The De-facto Guide to Jeans for Men

via Art of Manliness: Is there anything more American than blue jeans? Over the last 160 years blue jeans have woven their way into American and even world culture.  Classless, utilitarian, and yet classically stylish, jeans have been worn by prisoners, plumbers, and presidents alike. Also, this website allows you to make your own custom …

★ Cisco to Shut Down Flip Video makers of Flip Cam

via Marketwire: SAN JOSE, CA–(Marketwire – April 12, 2011) –  As part of the company’s comprehensive plan to align its operations, Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced that it will exit aspects of its consumer businesses and realign the remaining consumer business to support four of its five key company priorities — core routing, switching and services; …

★ “Amazon Announces Cheaper, $114 Kindle With Ads”

via Mashable: At $114, the 6-inch device costs $25 less than the current Wi-Fi-only model and sports all of the same specs. The catch? Users will have to bypass the occasional special offer and look on sponsored screensavers from the likes of Buick, Olay and Visa when their devices are idle. Kindle w/ Special Offers …

★ Clearwire Sued Over Throttling Practices

via Broadbrand Reports: “Clearwire’s practice is akin to a bandwidth Ponzi scheme in the sense that Clearwire advertises and sells a service, knowing in advance that there is no way it can provide such service on an ongoing basis — i.e., Clearwire sells subscriptions prior to build-out of sufficient infrastructure to support the “High Speed …

★ Windows App Store Design Copies Apple & Google

MG Siegler: Last year, we ripped Google for ripping off the design of Apple’s App Store for their Chrome Web Store. This actually might be worse. It looks almost as if Microsoft is ripping off Google ripping off Apple. Again, allegedly — the shots aren’t confirmed. I guess the question really is how else do you display thousands …