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Monday: April 26, 2010

Sony ceases production of floppy disks. In other news, Sony was still making floppy disks.Sony ceases production of floppy disks. In other news, Sony was still making floppy disks.

Most other floppy disk manufacturers had long since pulled out of the market, and Sony itself has already ceased sales to most of its overseas markets. With the release of the iMac in 1998, Apple was the first computer maker to take the plunge and eliminate the floppy completely.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 6:44 AM | Tags (11) | 1998 | cnet | disks | floppy | manufacturers | markets | media | overseas | sales | sony | storage |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: February 25, 2010

Looks like you won't be seeing any brand new Hummers on the road for awhile.Looks like you won't be seeing any brand new Hummers on the road for awhile.

Turns out that the Hummer model/line is an unfortunate victim of a botched deal between General Motors and a Chinese manufacturer. So long, psuedo tanks - you had a good run.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in FYI @ 11:08 AM | Tags (8) | dead | generalmotors | gm | hummer | manufacturer | popsci | tanks | vehicles |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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