02 May 2012

Costolo on Twitter: Don't Worry

Dick Costolo Doesn't Want You To Worry About Twitter's Business
Wired News
By Michael V. Copeland Facing yet another series of questions about the commercial prospects of Twitter, CEO Dick Costolo clearly had had enough: “Look, I appreciate everyone's concern for our business, but it's working phenomenally well,” Costolo told ...

Wired News

BBC News - iPad '4G' claims face scrutiny from UK regulator
iPad '4G' claims face scrutiny from UK regulator. Rory Cellan-Jones By Rory Cellan-JonesTechnology correspondent. an iPad. Please turn on JavaScript.
www.bbc.com/news/technology-17899912

Digg's Tech Team Heads For The Washington Post, And Digg Looks ...
Social Media, Technology News. Digg. AllThingsD: ... mashable Digg Tech Team Heads to The Washington Post [REPORT] - http://t.co/ij7gAh5A · 2 hours ago ...
www.huffingtonpost.com/.../diggs-tech-team-heads-for_n_14...

Agencies Open Brand Doors to Tech Startups | Adweek
By Andrew McMains
Agencies Open Brand Doors to Tech Startups. Sable launches Spark Plug in attempt to embrace innovation in the digital space By Andrew McMains. May 01 2012; Technology · 0. Advertisement. What's an Israeli rock star doing at Young ...
Adweek : Advertising & Branding

Tech exec gets 22 years prison for $30M fraud
BusinessWeek
By PAUL ELIAS A former high-tech executive convicted of defrauding investors of at least $30 million has gotten one of the harshest sentences meted out in a white-collar criminal case. A federal judge in San Francisco sentenced Samuel "Mouli" Cohen on ...

NYC tech startup that raises profile of small businesses, snares $4 million in ...
New York Daily News
A New York-based tech startup that helps small businesses land more customers by crafting online advertising campaigns is snaring some attention of its own. Signpost, an online marketing firm, has raised $3.75 million in Series A financing,...

Tech Celebs Abound at the White House Correspondents' Dinner ...
By Rachel Sklar
April 30, 2012 by Rachel Sklar 0. Like Tweet +1 Share Pin It Share. This past weekend, The White House Correspondents' Dinner was the linchpin in a series of star-studded events bringing together politics, media, Hollywood and, especially in 2012, tech. Here's a look inside this ..... Mashable is the largest independent online news site dedicated to covering digital culture, social media and technology. With more than 20 million unique monthly visitors, Mashable has one of the most ...
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Tesla's Electric Car Battery Tech Could End Up Powering Your ...
By Michael Graham Richard
but the integration is now getting deeper; SolarCity will now sell and lease a "home energy storage system" that is based on battery technology provided by Tesla Motors. SolarCity/Screen capture. It not only provides backup power in case of ...
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Tech Report: Zillow Launches Android App That Values Real Estate ...
By Andre Torrez
Tech Report: Zillow Launches Android App That Values Real Estate. May 1, 2012 12:22 AM. Share this. View Comments. A sign advertising an apartment for rent is displayed in a window in San Francisco. A sign advertising an apartment for ...
CBS San Francisco

Tech Celebs Abound at the White House Correspondents' Dinner ...
By Rachel Sklar
April 30, 2012 by Rachel Sklar 0. Like Tweet +1 Share Pin It Share. This past weekend, The White House Correspondents' Dinner was the linchpin in a series of star-studded events bringing together politics, media, Hollywood and, especially in 2012, tech. Here's a look inside this ..... Mashable is the largest independent online news site dedicated to covering digital culture, social media and technology. With more than 20 million unique monthly visitors, Mashable has one of the most ...
Mashable » US & World

Tesla's Electric Car Battery Tech Could End Up Powering Your ...
By Michael Graham Richard
but the integration is now getting deeper; SolarCity will now sell and lease a "home energy storage system" that is based on battery technology provided by Tesla Motors. SolarCity/Screen capture. It not only provides backup power in case of ...
Latest Items from TreeHugger

Tech Report: Zillow Launches Android App That Values Real Estate ...
By Andre Torrez
Tech Report: Zillow Launches Android App That Values Real Estate. May 1, 2012 12:22 AM. Share this. View Comments. A sign advertising an apartment for rent is displayed in a window in San Francisco. A sign advertising an apartment for ...
CBS San Francisco

Pinterest and Flickr Make Photo Attribution Easier
Mashable
Flickr announced on Tuesday that it's partnering with social networking site Pinterest to make sure images posted from the popular photo-sharing site are always properly attributed. Pinterest's popularity has skyrocketed in the past few months as more ...

Signals of Natural Selection Found in Recent Human Evolution
Wired News
By ScienceNow By Elizabeth Pennisi, ScienceNOW In a world where we've tamed our environment and largely protected ourselves from the vagaries of nature, we may think we're immune to the forces of natural selection. But a new study finds that the ...

Wired News

RIM Focuses on Future with BlackBerry 10
PCWorld
By Tony Bradley, PCWorld RIM president and CEO Thorsten Heins seemed upbeat and optimistic giving his first ever BlackBerry World keynote this morning. While some--myself included--have questioned whether or not RIM has a future at all, ...

Samsung Leads Smartphone Surge
InformationWeek
Samsung and Apple hold the lion's share of the shipments and the profits with respect to smartphones, IDC research says. By Eric Zeman InformationWeek Worldwide shipments of smartphones were up 42.5% during the first quarter of 2012 compared to first ...

Flashback Malware Robs Google of $10000/Day in Ad Revenue
PC Magazine
By Sara Yin The authors of MacOS malware 'Flashback' are reaping an estimated $10000 a day by through an additional component, Symantec reports. On Tuesday night Symantec reported that in addition to the much-reported spyware component, Flashback also ...

'Wake Up!' Apple store protest? Nope, BlackBerry marketing stunt
Los Angeles Times
By Deborah Netburn It's hard to know what to make of the news that Research in Motion, the company behind BlackBerry, has taken credit for the "WAKE UP!" "protest" that took place outside an Apple store in Sydney, Australia, last week.

Blizzard to take up to 15 percent of Diablo III real-money auction house sales
Ars Technica
By Kyle Orland | Published May 1, 2012 2:05 PM Since its initial announcement last summer, Blizzard's decision to let Diablo III players buy and sell in-game items for real money through a centrally controlled, in-game auction house has drawn ...

Ars Technica

Facebook organ-donation option gives 'an immediate spike' to California ...
San Jose Mercury News
By Mike Swift and Pete Carey Mercury News Just a few hours after Facebook allowed its more than 900 million users to begin registering online as organ donors, California organ donation organizations said they were already seeing a spike in the number ...

Report: UK Group Probing New Apple iPad '4G' Complaints
PC Magazine
By Chloe Albanesius As reported by the BBC, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) asked Apple to remove references to "4G" on its new iPad website given that the tablet does not actually run on 4G networks in the region. But as recent complaints ...

Some dinosaurs doomed before asteroid strike, study says
Fox News
Tyrannosaurus rex is part of the carnivorous groups of dinosaurs that, according to new research, maintained a stable level of biodiversity leading up to the mass extinction at the end of the Cretaceous.AMNH/J. Brougham Some dinosaurs may have been ...

BUSTED: Security Exploit Exposed by Skype “Tool” Not a Hole
ReadWriteWeb
By Scott M. Fulton / May 1, 2012 12:02 PM / View Comments News of a potential security leak in Skype's network protocols may be overblown, an investigation by ReadWriteWeb reveals today. Though it is possible for a program to expose IP addresses that ...

ReadWriteWeb

Street View engineer warned Google in 2007
SlashGear
In the case of FCC vs Google Street View that's been going on for some weeks, months, and even years now, a “lone engineer” has been identified and called out on his role in the so-called scandal. This fellow is being called “Engineer Doe” by the FCC ...

SlashGear

Barnes & Noble CEO: NFC coming to the Nook
Fortune
By JP Mangalindan, Writer-reporter May 1, 2012: 2:47 PM ET William Lynch talks about the future of the Nook business -- including how the company's software could be used in Windows and the potential of NFC chips showing up soon.

Fortune

Intel's Next Unit of Computing Rivals Raspberry Pi in Size
Tom's Hardware Guide
Over the last few months, the Raspberry Pi Foundation has generated quite a few headlines thanks to its diminutive single-board computer Raspberry Pi. However, it looks like Intel is keen to grab some of the attention for its own tiny offering.

Oracle v. Google: Are APIs Covered By Copyright Law?
Forbes
The high stakes lawsuit between Oracle and Google is based on claims that Google's Android infringes Oracle's copyrights and patents related to Java. This article will attempt to explain the first phase of the trial relating to the copyright claims.

Samsung Galaxy Note From ATandT Works Fine for Phone Calls, Note-Taking
eWeek
REVIEW: With the Galaxy Note, Samsung has succeeded in creating a hybrid mobile device that doesn't look like the typical smartphone, nor can it be perfectly defined as a tablet. But it works equally well, whether you need to take notes or want to make ...

Crocodoc's new cloud-based document service abolishes the need for desktop apps
VentureBeat
Downloading a PDF or Microsoft Office file from the web is easily one of the more antiquated practices still being used today. It's also something cloud document startup Crocodoc wants to abolish with its new HTML5 document embedding service, ...

VentureBeat

Hulu May Force Users to Prove They Have TV Subscription, Says Report
PCWorld
By Matt Peckham, PCWorld May 1, 2012 10:28 AM Don't cut your cable cord quite yet. Hulu may soon require you prove you're a paying cable subscriber before you can uses its video streaming service. According to a report in the New York Post the move is ...

iOS Apps Please the Eye, Android Apps... Not So Much
Touch Reviews
I must admit, when a friend and I decided to take up app coding as a hobby to see if we could make a game, I thought mobile app coding was the same across the board. Guess what? It is not the same. Surprise I know, don't get me wrong I didn't think it ...

Touch Reviews

Apple will soon offer wireless service, expert believes
Fox News
Will Apple become a wireless carrier?AP Apple's next huge move isn't into the television or banking industries according to one expert. Instead, Apple will take on carriers like AT&T and Verizon Wireless by becoming a direct mobile service provider.

A Little Patience Gets You Better Deals On Apple Stuff
Macgasm
It's true that, in this day and age, claims about Apple being exorbitantly more expensive than their PC counterparts are grossly exaggerated… but that doesn't mean we wouldn't love to get better deals on our Apple gear. It turns out that if you have a ...

Inkling launches Frommer's travel guides for iPhone and iPad
paidContent.org
By Laura Hazard Owen May. 1, 2012, 7:30am No Comments Inkling, which started out as an iPad textbook publisher and recently launched an interactive e-book publishing platform called Habitat, is moving further into the consumer realm with a new series ...

Secret to Instagram's success: Upload speeds
USA TODAY
By Matt Brian, The Next Web Smartphone photo-sharing app Instagram has struck a chord with users, making it easy to snap, modify and share their images, but one of its most impressive features is the ability to upload those photos in a super-quick ...

USA TODAY

Bike-Share Programs and Helmet Use
Wall Street Journal (blog)
By Christopher Shea Bicycles are seen in a rack at a bike sharing station January 25, 2011 in Washington, DC. Cities like Boston and Washington have tried to build greater bike-riding cultures — adding a touch of Euro-commuting style to our ...

Kickstarter's growing pains
Reuters Blogs (blog)
By Felix Salmon It was a little bit uncomfortable, watching Jason Tanz talk to Kickstarter co-founder Yancey Strickler at today's Wired conference. Jason, who's my editor at Wired when I write for them, tried in a couple of ways to ask the kind of ...

Reuters Blogs (blog)

Big Jambox is like the original, only bigger. And better.
Computerworld
By Lex Friedman Macworld - Jawbone's original Jambox ( Macworld rated 4.5 out of 5 mice ) Bluetooth speaker is one of my favorite iOS accessories--it looks cool, it fits in your pocket, it connects simply, and it generates amazing sound for its size.

Apple Advises Mac Developers to Get Their IDs before Gatekeeper Launch
AMOG
by Maricris Liboon As Mac OS X Mountain Lion is expected to be released this summer, Apple sent out a mass email to Mac developers last Monday. The message urges them to apply for a Developer ID ahead of Gatekeeper's launch.

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