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AMNews: Apple May Bury iPod Classic, Amazon Kindle Fire Sales, MobileMe Outage Affects Many

The Apple iPod Classic’s days are numbered, according to recent reports. Apple has removed the widely popular click-wheel games from its App Store, which has been interpreted by many as a sign of Apple's intent to discontinue the product.

According to an analyst firm, eDataSource, which tracks consumer purchases, Amazon may have sold nearly 100,000 Kindle Fire tablets in the first 24 hours of sales. The analyst firm came to that estimate based on on email traffic, social media messages and other forms of electronic communications.

Cupertino based tech heavyweight Apple Inc.'s MobileMe service suffered from an outage on Thursday, affecting many users' access to emails, Find My iPhone as well as apps. Unfortunately for the company, the outage occurred only days before the expected launch of its massively anticipated iCloud service.

Reports reveal that the Facebook has been sued by the '' for its newest feature - the time line profile. It is a trademark suit that claims that the move by Facebook could eventually eliminate the and create confusion that it is affiliated with Facebook.

Microsoft released a patch for its antivirus software on Friday that was incorrectly targeting Google’s Chrome Web browser, the company announced. The antivirus program in question, the company’s own product - Microsoft Security Essentials, accidentally targeted the massively popular browser after an update containing faulty signatures was pushed.

Ravi Mandalia

Ravi Mandalla was ITProPortal's Sub Editor (and a contributing writer) for two years from 2011. Based in Ahmedabad, India, Ravi is now the owner and founder of Parity Media Pvt. Ltd., a news and media company, which specializes in online publishing, technology news and analysis, reviews, web site traffic growth, web site UI. Ravi lists his specialist subjects as: Enterprise, IT, Technology, Gadgets, Business, High Net Worth Individuals, Online Publishing, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, News, Reviews, Audio, Video, and Multi-Media. He has also previously worked as Dy. Manager - IT Security at (n)Code Solutions.