After 22 years, Walt Mossberg is leaving The Wall Street Journal, along with his partner Kara Swisher, for a new media venture, Re/code. To wrap up his two-decade stint at the Journal, Walt rounded up twelve of the most influential tech products in that time. Many were made by Apple, but a few might surprise you. follow link
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- ExtraBITS for 6 January 2014 (06 Jan 14)
Walt Mossberg’s Last Wall Street Journal Article