Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, July 9, 2013
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The violence on the ground in Egypt following the ousting of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi is very real and very deadly. Yesterday some 51 civilian supporters of former President Morsi were reported killed when military and police fired on demonstrators. There's no comparison to that in the digital world. But there is a debate about semantics happening on a Wikipedia page describing recent events in Egypt: are they protests or a coup d’état? The answer could have real world consequences.
Posted In: apple, macintosh, auctions
Christie's auctioned off one of the world's first Apple computers for $390,000 today. Why was the price so high?
Posted In: electronics, history
Maybe it’s a record player, slide projector, or a toaster oven you bought in 1992. Does your old gadget outperform new technologies? Why are you still holding on to it?