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March 4, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Google exec says PCs will be “irrelevant” in 3 years, YouTube auto captions everything, Sony takes on Apple

Sony takes on Apple, preps a new device that will blend netbook, ebook reader features and run Play Station games http://j.mp/dqgtHL »

An Internet free of language barriers? The Economist on human/tech-hybrid web page translation http://bit.ly/cOn09g (via @EthanZ»

Twitter valued at a measly $1.4 billion, compared to Facebook at $11.5 billionhttp://j.mp/cDwcoX »

Not a hacker? No worries! Here’s how to use Google Fusion Tables to visualize map data:http://bit.ly/d32BeZ (via @onyxfish»

YouTube gets automatic captioning for all videos using Google’s voice recognition softwarehttp://j.mp/dpxg2V »

Make way for mobile: Google exec says desktop PCs will be “irrelevant” within three yearshttp://bit.ly/ctZ83M (via @semmerson»

 
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