Here’s my daily extra-shortform wrap of the tech news so far today, November 11, 2011, at 12:30 p.m. Pacific. Duration:
Amazon ships its $199 Kindle Fire today, a day early. Apple releases Apple iTunes 10.5.1 with iTunes Match, but not without a few hiccups. And finally, a sad death in tech. One of the young founders of Diaspora, an open source Facebook alternative project, is dead at 22 of suicide. TechNow with Gina Smith runs daily.