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Following Google, Microsoft Kills Its Energy Monitoring Service

Days after Google announced plans to kill its PowerMeter service, Microsoft said Thursday it plans to discontinue its similar Hohm energy monitoring service as of May 31, 2012. In a blog post, Microsoft cited slow adoption for the service, for which hopes were high at launch in 2009.


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work