Linking Calwell: Friday April 13th, 2012

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OK folks, don't go getting superstitious on me! Today we have the unluckiest day to look at all sorts of interesting different story and links around the web.

1. Madonna's Album MDNA Tanks - While not tech-related, it's very interesting to look at the reasons why this album started at #1 on Billboard and then dropped an insane 87%. I agree with Alan - "today's 18 year-olds aren't interested in someone their grandma's age pretending that she's still young and hip".
2. Intuit launches Quickbooks Online - "No, not the tax program", I say to a friend. This is the actual Quickbooks application that many businesses use to invoice and bill - but an online version. A 30-Day demo is available. Watch this space for our first impressions of this new application.
3. Logmein launches a DropBox competitor - The service, currently in beta, looks to do what DropBox does - that is, sync/access files across iPhone, Mac, PC, Android devices and also sharing files with others. Sign up for the beta at their homepage.
4. Google Drive is Close? - Yes, speaking of storage, there has been lots of talk about Google's entry into the cloud storage space. The word is 5 GB will be available and a launch is imminently imminent. In the meantime, you can aways use Insync.



First Published: Friday, April 13, 2012

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