Monday Morning Links Serving: The March 7th Edition

Microsoft boosts kill-IE6 campaign with new countdown site
“Friend’s don’t let friends use Internet Explorer 6,” Microsoft said this week in launching a new site that tracks the progress of pushing IE6 market share below 1%.

Leaked Windows 8 Screenshots Show Improved Taskbar [PICS]
Tantalizing clues about the upcoming Windows 8 are accumulating. The latest addition is this, which was leaked Friday.

The Worst, Best, and Weirdest Chess Sets
Enjoy this humble collection of the least humble chess sets the Internet has to offer.

More than 50 Android apps found infected with rootkit malware
More than 50 applications on Google’s Android Market have been discovered to be infected with malware called “DroidDream” which can compromise personal data by taking over the user’s device, and have been “suspended” from the store.

Star Wars in 3D Gets an Official Release Date
Lucasfilm Ltd. and Twentieth Century Fox announced today that the 3D theatrical launch of Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace now has an official release date — February 10, 2012!

Bell Labs develops 2-inch cube to replace cell towers
A day could soon come when those sky-high, unsightly cell phone towers that litter the countryside may be replaced with something no bigger than a Rubik’s cube.


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