title: 2011: A Year in Review March / url: 2011-A-Year-in-Review-March

2011 Tech year in review: March

 

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Despite being on leave, Steve Jobs turns up at the launch of the iPad 2. The device sells bucketloads within nano seconds of going on sale

3
Charlie Sheen’s epic public meltdown makes him the fastest person ever to reach 1 million Twitter followers

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Spotify hits a million Premium subscribers

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ICANN, the body that governs website naming protocols, approves the “. XXX” suffix for sites wishing to display smut

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Amazon launches an Android app store to compete with Market

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The Nintendo 3DS goes on sale, dogged by a lack of high-profile launch titles, reports of headaches, and the boom in phone gaming. Nice little machine, though