The 'Myspace' logo is seen on a tablet screen on December 4, 2012 in Paris. AFP PHOTO / LIONEL BONAVENTURE
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A woman works on her Blackberry phone after she got instructions on how to receive text message about who will be the running mate of Presumptive Democratic Presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) during a campaign stop at John Tyler Community College August 21, 2008 in Chester, Virginia. The media have been reported that Obama will announce who is his running mate in Springfield, Illinois on Saturday.
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Alex Laity of Yahoo Inc. holds a Blackberry 8700 displaying Yahoo's OneSearch mobile search home page which is part of the company's newly-launched Go For Mobile 2.0 mobile internet service at the Las Vegas Convention Center during the 2007 International Consumer Electronics Show January 9, 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The world's largest consumer technology tradeshow runs through January 11 and features 2,700 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to more than 150,000 attendees.
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Napster founder Shawn Fanning appears at a press conference October 31, 2000 in New York. Bertelsmann eCommerce Group announced it is teaming with the Internet music-swapping service Napster to develop a new membership-based distribution system that would guarantee payments to artists.
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The increasing miniaturisation of computer technology and the desire for portable computers which could be used while out of the office led to the development of laptop computers. The palmtop computer, such as this example manufactured by US Robotics, took the process a stage further. Rather than using a mouse and pointer to click on the icons on the desktop, palmtop computers use a stylus which is physically tapped on the screen.
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The logo of Microsoft Corp.'s Internet Explorer 9 is displayed on a computer monitor in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, March 15, 2011. Microsoft released a speedier version of its Internet Explorer browser that adds privacy controls and video features, a bid to regain market share lost to Firefox and Google Inc.'s Chrome. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Ericka Schwarz checks her pager before heading out, while her mother Karin looks on. Karin bought the pager so she could keep in touch with Ericka, although Ericka now saia she would like a cell phone for Christmas. (BERNARD WEIL/TORONTO STAR) DIGITAL IMAGE