A Farewell to AIM: AOL Instant Messenger Shutting Down in December

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After 20 years of operation, AOL Instant Messenger (AIM), is finally shutting down. While it hasn’t been popular in years, the service once dominated instant messaging and shaped the clients and products that would follow.

The post A Farewell to AIM: AOL Instant Messenger Shutting Down in December appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/internet/257119-farewell-aim-aol-instant-messenger-shutting-december?source=Computing

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No turning back the dial: Norway starts killing FM radio

Norway is entering the history books with a radio-related first: The country is shutting down its FM radio network in favor of digital-only transmissions, reports the Local.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/06/no-turning-back-dial-norway-starts-killing-fm-radio.html

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Nest to permanently brick Revolv smart home devices

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Nest is shutting down a competitor it bought 17 months ago — and deactivating the $299 smart home systems that those users purchased at the same time, with no plan to provide a replacement and in violation of the original company’s lifetime guarantee.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/226020-nest-to-permanently-brick-revolv-smart-home-devices

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Samsung to reportedly shut down Milk Music, mulls Tidal deal [u]

Article Image Korean tech giant Samsung is rumored to be on the cusp of shutting down Milk Music two years after introducing the streaming service, leaving some to speculate on a potential acquisition or partnership with Jay Z brand Tidal.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/4e0b8886/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C160C0A30C0A40Csamsung0Eto0Ereportedly0Eshut0Edown0Emilk0Emusic0Emulls0Etidal0Edeal/story01.htm

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