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Yahoo's in the crapper right now. After CEO Carol Bartz announced she was fired, Yahoo's been exploring how to remain afloat in today's digital climate. AOL's said to be interested in swallowing them up, but now Microsoft might bid to buy them out again — the second time since 2008.
Microsoft's Windows 8 looks fantastic and everybody's talking about it. It has that sweet Metro UI, it's super fast to boot up and there's Xbox Live integration. What more could you want? How about the cutest, most friendly "Blue Screen of Death" to date? No more lines of coded error messages — just a clean frowny face and a line that regular people can actually understand: Your PC ran into a problem that it couldn't handle, and now it needs to restart. It's so simple and uncluttered, it's almost Apple-like.