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All the work that I have done in my life will be obsolete by the time I’m 50. – Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in 1994 "There is no free-for-all, no direct access, no indirect access, no back door, no drop box," Google's David Drummond wrote. Dan Bricklin, co-creator of VisiCalc and known as the "father of the electronic spreadsheet," has hired on as chief technology officer for Alpha Software, the Burlington, Mass. Tesla Motors Inc. is recalling about 260 of its Model S electric sedans to fix a rear-seat latch that could malfunction in a crash. Intercom, a startup that focuses on customer support and communications tools for businesses, announced that it had raised a $6 million Series A round of financing on Wednesday. Alcatel-Lucent plans to rework its balance sheet and significantly tighten its focus to a handful of core businesses, in an effort to return the telecommunications-equipment maker to profitability, the company said Wednesday. Social Radar, the mobile-focused startup that aims to connect users through location-based targeting and social network cross-referencing, announced a $12. Some exceptions apply, of course, because nothing is ever easy when it comes to the Web and TV. Online travel review site TripAdvisor today added another acquisition to its portfolio, buying airport info app GateGuru. Twitter is linking up with Viacom in an ad partnership; the cable giant joins a list of media partners, including ESPN, Fox and Discovery, in Twitter's TV/video push.