Usage data suggests that something unusual has happened to Facebook's membership growth in the U.S. and Canada in the last couple of months ... it's shriveled. Facebook may have exhaled just before an IPO.
As if Long Island doesn’t catch enough flak, someone’s gone and made a short film that lasers in on exactly how much the place sucks.
The video, The Clock Is Ticking, visualizes various quality-of-life indicators -- economics, environment, education, etc. -- to provide an overview of the region’s health (similar to an infographic we covered recently on how the nation’s doing).
Microsoft posted a quarterly drop in sales and profits yesterday, which is interesting news all by itself, considering the mammoth scale of Microsoft's PC dominance. But hidden in the data is the suggestion that one of the causes of the financial stutter is the rocket-powered growth of the netbook market.