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Yesterday’s technology, tomorrow!

Published: Friday 2011-09-30.

It is quite fun when a company takes an existing technology, repackages it a tiny bit, apply a few hype-words and release it as something completely new and revolutionising. Like Amazon’s new Silk web browser, which apparently is the best invention since pre-sliced bread. The web browsers are apparently going to be rendered on Amazon’s server, for then to be shown locally on your Kindle. Doesn’t that sound familiar?

[Comment on Slashdot: You're missing the major difference between what Opera did and what Amazon is doing. Opera did the rendering on their own server, while Amazon does it in the cloud. Totally different]
Why Silk is different.

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