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Squawk Box April 10

Are you a developer? Ever been frustrated by the availability of data needed to run your application? Think white pages directories, maps, navigation, or CD song and album art info. This morning we debate the merits of Bret Taylor’s notion that we need a Wikipedia for Data — a commons, equivalent to open source software, but for user contributed data.

Next we dismissed the idea that Apple might be gearing up for a unified communications play, as speculated upon by TG Daily. Sorry guys! We don’t think it’s in the cards.

And finally, Valleywag is spreading a rumour that OOMA is failing. We picked the bones of that corpse, and discussed where they went wrong… starting with a $400 retail ATA. Enjoy!

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