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Stories You May Have Missed – January 28, 2011

Today was certainly a hectic day in the world of technology to say the least. We’ve compiled a list of TechnoBuffalo’s top headlines for today to help you make sense of it all.

1. LinkedIn Set To Go Public

LinkedIn, the business-targeted social networking website, is one of the first major networking firms to announce plans to go public. Acting as an economic forecast for investments of this type, LinkedIn is a mixed bag of good and bad for potential buyers. The company only plans to sell 10 percent of the company for international expansion.

LinkedIn Files for Initial Public Offering

2. Egypt Blocks Internet Connections

Amongst riots and protests in Egypt’s capitol, the government opted to completely shut down the Internet today. The reason why they decided to do this was to prevent mass organization of protests on social networking sites, which sparked a successful overthrow in Tunisia. How far will Egypt go to prevent revolution?

Egyptian Government Blocks The Internet

3. Today in Gaming

As always, the gaming industry was active today as Bulletstorm was previewed in a new trailer. To check out the video, click the link below. Meanwhile a new Kirby game was announced for the Wii; hopefully, it doesn’t suck (pun-intended). For all of the details on today’s latest gaming news, check the links below.

Bulletstorm’s 3rd Kill with Skill Trailer (Video)
A New Kirby Announced for Wii
PS3′s CoD: Black Ops Update Bans Hackers; They’re Cranky

4. Samsung Galaxy Tab to Come in Multiple Versions?

While we are relatively certain that the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 will be announced in the near future, it appears as if there will be more than one version of this device hitting shelves this year. Would this be a good chance for market diversification for Samsung?

Samsung Galaxy Tab To Receive Multiple Versions

5. Sony’s NGP

Though many were extremely excited by Sony’s NGP, it appears as if the rumored Holiday 2011 release date is only applicable to Japan. Why do they always get gadgets and gizmos first?

Sony’s NGP Unlikely to Receive Global Launch


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