Coffee Break

July 1st, 2011 by in Images, Links

5 Advanced Technologies Still Catching Up to Invertebrates - [Cracked] The 10 Best Corgi Blogs On The Web - [Warming Glow] 10 Rappers and Their Indie Rock Counterparts - [Flavorwire] If Celebrity Tweets Were Honest - [Cool Material] Bridesmaids Becomes Judd Apatow's Biggest Grossing Film - [Deadline]
Mea culpa, I took today off rather than suffer more of Universal's humiliating slings and arrows inevitably directed at me. Because, thanks to matinee and pre-sale tickets, the studio's Bridesmaids passed Knocked Up around noon as Judd Apatow's biggest grossing film, not adjusted for inflation or higher ticket prices.

Open Letter From Employee Calls Out BlackBerry, RIM Responds - [Geekosystem]

An open letter addressed to the management team at Research in Motion has surfaced online, which claims to be from an anonymous employee of the company and is highly critical of the BlackBerry maker. The BGR blog, which published the letter, says they have confirmed the identity of the author. But regardless of who wrote it, the letter is a detailed and unflinching critique of the company.
Facebook Game Company Zynga Files For $1 Billion IPO - [Geeks]
Zynga, the company behind popular Facebook games FarmVille, CityVille and Mafia Wars, has filed for a $1 billion IPO. Zynga hasn’t released a number of shares or a price range, and the size of the IPO could change. Reuters says the company could raise as much as $2 billion, with a valuation at $15-20 billion.