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Music Hall Marimba: An overachieving little speaker

For once, you get true high-end audio at an affordable price point; the Marimba just sounds like an expensive speaker.

By October 31, 2012


Use a song as an iPhone alarm

Tired of your iPhone's default Marimba alarm sound? CNET's Donald Bell shows you how to set your phone's alarm to play a song from your music library instead.

By June 6, 2013


Mahler marimba man: The iPhone has an alarm?

The man whose iPhone went off and halted the New York Philharmonic's performance of Mahler, says his iPhone was new and he didn't know it had an alarm.

By January 14, 2012


iPhone's marimba halts New York Philharmonic

A ringing and persistent iPhone marimba ringtone stops Mahler's Ninth Symphony dead. It being New York, the audience gets upset.

By January 12, 2012


iPhone + robot marimba player = instant band

Shimon is an autonomous robot marimba player created at Georgia Tech. When teamed with iPhone app ZOOZBeat, Shimon can jam Thelonius Monk-style.

By December 23, 2009


Spice up mealtime with a musical dinner table

Marimba by day, dinner table by night. Turn everyday meals into musical masterpieces with this concept in dining.

By August 25, 2008


BMC snaps up Marimba

The $239 million deal follows the acquisition of Marimba's two main rivals by Symantec and Hewlett-Packard.

By April 29, 2004


Open-source start-up helmed by Polese nabs funding

SpikeSource, led by Java co-author and former Marimba CEO Kim Polese, announces $12 million first round of funding.

May 27, 2005


Polese steps into open-source fray

Former Sun and Marimba executive Kim Polese takes the helm of SpikeSource, a start-up which will offer services around open-source software.

By October 8, 2004