Mary Meeker's internet trends presentation at Web 2.0 Summit (October 18, 2011, at San Francisco, CA)
KPCB Internet Trends (2011)
How Apple screwed up the iPad music app with iOS 5
by Lance Whitney October 19, 2011 8:40 AM PDT Follow @lancewhit "If it ain't broke, don't fix it," is a motto that Apple should have applied to the iPad's new Music app. iPad users who updated to iOS 5 may have noticed that the old iPod app is now ...
AMD Names IBM, Apple Vet Papermaster to CTO Spot
By Mark Hachman AMD said Wednesday that it had hired Mark Papermaster, an IBM and Apple veteran, as its chief technical officer. Papermaster replaces Rick Bergman, who recently left the company unexpectedly, later joining Synaptics as its new chief ...
NJ Transit Starts Tap-And-Pay Smartphone Option With Google
By Sarah Frier Oct. 19 (Bloomberg) -- New Jersey Transit began letting some commuters pay for fares using smartphone sensors set up by Google Inc. at locations including New York's Penn Station. The public-transit system is the first to partner with ...
US Apple stores to close Wednesday for Steve Jobs tribute
Apple stores will reportedly be closing for a few hours on Wednesday so employees can remember the late Steve Jobs. By Jeff Bertolucci PC World - Apple reportedly will shut its US retail stores for a few hours on Wednesday to allow its employees to ...
O'Brien: Flood of data represents promise and peril for Web companies
San Jose Mercury News
By Chris O'Brien COMMERCIAL IMAGE - In this photo taken by AP Images for Voce Communications, Sony Computer Entertainment of America CEO, Jack Tretton, right, is seen on stage with Web 2.0 Summit co-moderator John Battelle at the Palace Hotel in San ...
Kobo's answer to Kindle Fire: $199 Vox Android tablet
by David Carnoy October 19, 2011 8:23 AM PDT Follow @DavidCarnoy Rumor had it that Kobo was about to release a new color-screen Android-based e-reader similar to both the Nook Color and Kindle Fire and now it's official: the Kobo Vox has been unveiled. ...
Apple iPhone 4S makes its way to C Spire
by Roger Cheng October 19, 2011 8:08 AM PDT Follow @RogerWCheng Regional carrier C Spire Wireless, formerly known as Celllular South, said it would be offering Apple's latest iPhone in the coming weeks. Exact timing and pricing information wasn't yet ...
The Battle For The Clouds
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U-Village store fits Microsoft consumer strategy
The Seattle Times
(This story ran in the print edition of The Seattle Times Oct. 19, 2011. - Janet I. Tu) The performances this time will come from The Black Keys and OneRepublic, not Miley Cyrus and Dave Matthews. The venue will be University Village, not Bellevue ...
Dolphin browser for Android gains cloud sync
By Kevin C. Tofel Oct. 19, 2011, 8:41am PT One of the most popular third-party web browsers for Android devices gained support for cloud-based synchronization on Wednesday. Dolphin Browser, one of my “must try” applications for Android, ...
Google Music Store coming soon and will “have a little twist”
Google has been in talks to offer its own MP3 music store for some time, but Android head Andy Rubin shed a little more light on the upcoming service today at the AsiaD conference, saying the service was “close” to launching. Google couldn't launch a ...
Watch Indiana Jones Play Uncharted 3
Indiana Jones is one of the characters that made Harrison Ford a household name, and his adventures were one of the inspirations for the Uncharted games. It's perhaps oddly fitting then, that Sony has hired Ford to appear in a Japanese commercial for ...
Texas agency censors scientific report to remove references to reality
By John Timmer | Published October 19, 2011 8:41 AM The latest bit of climate controversy has kicked off in Texas, a state with a governor, Rick Perry, who has suggested that climate scientists have manipulated data. At issue is a report on the future ...
Google Learned a Thing or Two from Facebook's Privacy Blunders
The Atlantic Wire
Google's new Good to Know privacy portal, which explains how and why the company collects user data, is a little bit like reverse engineering Facebook's privacy nightmares. Though Google admits that the portal will serve as an ad campaign in the UK, ...
Google will redirect all its accounts to SSL search
By Lawrence Latif ADVERTISING BROKER Google will use SSL by default for all searches conducted by its logged-in users. According to Evelyn Kao, product manager at Google, web searches are becoming an "increasingly customised experience" and said that ...
Legal battles continue between Apple and Samsung
By Corey Tamas Wed, Oct 19, 2011 @ 8:39 AM The ongoing legal battle between Apple and Samsung has not paused in the past week, with lots of punches being thrown from both sides. US District Judge Lucy Koh confirmed Apple's assertion that Samsung's ...
Scam targets coffee lovers on Facebook
Coffee lovers across North America beware: if someone offers you a free cup of java on Facebook, it's probably too good to be true. A scam popped up on Facebook over the weekend promising users a free Tim Hortons gift card if they liked a page and ...
Motorola Debuts Moto ACTV Fitness System for Smartphones
By Sara Yin Today Motorola introduced Moto ACTV, a bite-sized MP3 player that pairs with your smartphone to become what the company calls the "ultimate fitness tool." "Moto ACTV is like having a peronsal trainer and DJ at your side," said Sanjay Jha, ...
MIT researchers devise see-through-wall technology – This Just In ...
Through the use of microwaves, MIT researchers have devised technology to see through walls in real time. The radar array system, created by Gregory Charvat and John Peabody at the university's Lincoln Laboratory, sends microwave ...
This Just In
Gehry: Transforming the building industry through technology ...
By Sun Joo Kim
Frank Gehry and friends shift focus to designing the tools that design buildings.
Decoding Design | SmartPlanet
Microsoft Touchscreen Technology
By Dylan Love
Microsoft has unveiled the OmniTouch, reports NewScientist. It's a startling technology that uses a small projector and a depth-sensitive camera to project a user interface onto a wall, your hand, or anything at all and let a user interact with it. ...
Syria Uses US Technology in Cyber Crackdown | Mother Jones
By Hamed Aleaziz
Blue Coat technology has been used for at least a year by other nondemocratic regimes, including Bahrain, Qatar, and the UAE, according to the Wall Street Journal. Other foreign regimes use western technology to block internet access; ...
MoJo Articles | Mother Jones
Infographic: How Technology and Design Led to the iPhone | Adweek
By Tim Nudd
CNET U.K. put together this cool animated infographic—a tribute to the late Steve Jobs—which traces the various innovations in technology and design since the early 1970s that would eventually lead to Apple's beloved iPhone. It's worth ...
Adweek : Technology
Technology 4 StartUp Britain Week: Attracting Customers With SEO ...
By Simone Schuurer - MSFT
When you are managing your own business there are many things to think of. Getting the righttechnology in place may not be the first thing you think off but doing so could save you time, money and help you find customers. We were at ...
Microsoft Advertising Community
Motorola RAZR Coming to Clove 1st ... - Clove Technology's Blog
Motorola_RAZR. Following Motorola's announcement of the Droid RAZR, we can confirm that we are expecting the UK variant, the Motorola RAZR, to arrive into stock on November 1st, priced at £379 (454.80 inc. VAT). The name RAZR is well ...
Clove Technology's Blog
How Does Cyber Safety Affect Technology and Education ...
By K. Walsh
Maintaining a balanced perspective on cyber bullying and internet safety. Guest Post by Karen Lederer, with Dominican University. Is the threat of cyber.
Emerging Education Technology