RIM insists PlayBook won't be axed

A RIM spokesperson has denied that the moribund BlackBerry PlayBook tablet will soon be discontinued.

The end of an era: Sony officially kills floppy disks

Who uses 3.5-inch floppy disks anymore? No one. So it is a mainly symbolic announcement that Sony will no longer be producing the disks in Japan, officially putting the last death knell on the format.