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From Feedly: AT&T To Acquire Leap Wireless (Cricket) For Around $1.2B

Interesting that AT&T is buying out Cricket wireless. Kinda hate that the choices in cell phones are dwindling instead of expanding.

Hey, Cricket customers! You’re about to become AT&T customers. AT&T has just announced that they’ve agreed to acquire Leap Wireless, the parent company behind Cricket Wireless. As part of the deal, AT&T will be acquiring all of Leap’s towers, stores, and all 5.3 million of their subscribers. If the deal goes through, this will bump AT&T from 107 million subscribers to 112 — still just behind Verizon in the battle for the biggest US carrier. AT&T says that they plan to pay $15 dollars per share. With 79 million Leap shares outstanding, this works out to just short of $1.2B. Developing…

via TechCrunch


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From Feedly: Feedspot Offers A Solid Google Reader Replacement With Built-In Search And Social Sharing

feedspot-logoFeedspot, the online RSS reader which jumped into action last summer following the removal of social features from Google Reader, is again stepping up to the plate in the wake of the Google Reader demise. The startup, now with another year of development work under its belt, not only offers a solid Google Reader replacement for the desktop, it’s also one of the few to include the ability to search within your RSS feeds.

via TechCrunch

May have to check this out at some point. Not totally happy with feedly, but it’s the best I’ve tried to date for me.


Posted in Tech

Links of the day, mostly ones I want to keep up with

Dessert Platter
Image by Puck777 via Flickr

Graph of classes in slots. I must say with the groups I play with we have plenty of Tanks & Healers but some tanks have to go DPS in Naxx. Although the Gnome Mage always wants to tank :D. I need to joke that I want to heal.  Hey I have Goblin Jumper Cables…… Link

Tips for reducing clutter. Cause you know I am horrible about it. Link

I’m getting sick of the “killer appbuzzwords but they’ve amused me with the “killer app for your appetite” phrase. It’s about Pizza Hut‘s iPhone app. Link

Really cute photo. L will love it. Link

10 Word a TechCrunch writer would love to see banned from press releases. Link

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Twitter Rambling summary

Mud Island Mississippi River Park (2006)
Image via Wikipedia

Just my random twitter scribblings for today.

  • 04:48 @lethann I have the Clarify case. I likes. #
  • 04:50 @lethann I know 😦 about Jott. I read it on TechCrunch before Jott release anything about it. #
  • 04:53 for @lethann I’m beginning to think you don’t read my stuff. #
  • 07:12 Oh, nice rumor. Jackson Rathbone (Jasper Cullen) is supposed to have a role on Criminal Minds. 🙂 #
  • 10:08 Training the mini humans right. #
  • 11:31 My blog: #
  • 11:36 @quutar I haven’t slept yet otherwise I’d consider joining you. #
  • 20:43 Watching The Great Outdoors. #
  • 20:52 @devlynmoreland it took me a second to figure out your preggy females were goats. #
  • 20:56 @demonasolace Laura wants to know who he was drinking with. #
  • 21:00 @demonasolace IS it pierced. #
  • 21:02 I’m surprised I can’t hear Memphis‘s screams from here. #
  • 21:49 @billtcat69 was the warm body purring. #
  • 22:35 Just finished watching The Great Outdoors. The Raccoons were hilarious. #
  • 22:42 @Amelia_Book Can I come back as a sparkley vampire? As a sparkley vampire I just have to avoid werewolf teeth, #
  • 22:42 Plus I’d rather eat blood than brains. #
  • 22:49 Wait a minute…Can I come back as a demon??? They’re immortal, all I have to worry about is banishment to hell. #
  • 22:50 And let’s face it. Satan’s afraid we’d take over. #
  • 22:59 @devlynmoreland Yes we’ll get horns. I’ll see to it. #
  • 23:05 My cat Boo wanted to say hi. #
  • 23:13 @devlynmoreland Oh come on. It had to be said. #
  • 23:24 @Billtcat69 Do you prefer Advantage or Frontline??? BTW I’ll have to do the dosage calculation to get the dose per weight correct. #
  • 23:33 Hmmmm. Has anyone been vampire demon crossbreeds? #
  • 23:59 Having abd pain. #
  • 00:03 Hey I have an excuse I work nights. #
  • 00:05 @lethann No like I was almost screaming abdominal pain. Turned out to be gas though. #
  • 00:34 Anyone in SL know what happened to comme il faut? #
  • 00:47 SL Fash Note: Heart of Love:
    I’m kinda late to blog about the Heart of Love. Laura Limited E.. #

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No More Free Jott For You

Image representing Jott as depicted in CrunchBase
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No More Free Jott For You

Oh, no. Apparently according to TechCrunch, Jott will go totally paid after Feb 2. Now I’ve really enjoyed Jott, but I have been slowly using it less & less since they rolled out thier paid version. Granted I have the iPhone app. But the service is going to paid only because they cannot get enough revenue in advertisements. This probably means I will quit using the service altogether. Unless I go to the Pay As You Go plan.

Yes, I know there is nothing currently on the Jott blog about this but TechCrunch has a current policy to break every press embargo that it recieves and deems newsworthy.