Arik Hesseldahl

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IBM Acquires Israeli Mobile Software Player Worklight

IBM said today it had reached a deal to acquire Worklight, a privately held Israeli mobile software company. Terms weren’t disclosed, but at least one report put the deal at $70 million. IBM said 75 percent of CIOs it had recently surveyed considered spending on mobile devices and software a priority.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus