11 February 2014

Streaming the Olympics Live and "The Day We Fight Back"












Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - Fight back: join or plan an event.
Tuesday, February 11th, thousands of websites are protesting online as part of the The Day We Fight Back against mass surveillance. But they're also going to be protesting on the streets. Events are planned in cities worldwide, including in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, Copenhagen, Stockholm and more.
Find an event near you: comprehensive list of events 

Tired of the NBC censorship of the Olympics? Here's an option --
#NBCFail – Why I’m Streaming The Olympics From Canada | MorganLinton.com - Startups + Domain Names + Branding: "...we’re now using a VPN service to get a Canadian IP address and watching the Olympics live streamed through CBC in Canada...."

Icahn Ends Apple Stock Buyback Campaign
Wall Street Journal
"We see no reason to persist with our nonbinding proposal, especially when the company is already so close to fulfilling our requested repurchase target," he wrote in an open letter to Apple shareholders. An Apple representative wasn't immediately ...

Apple Loop: A $14 Billion Bet, A Sapphire iPhone 6, Flappy Bird Flies Away ...
Forbes
Apple and Google have joined together in asking the U.S. Supreme Court to allow them to strike back at what they believe to be are frivolous patent suits aimed at cashing on the companies' success. They're asking the court to make it easier to collect ...

Apple Wooed by Arizona as Obama Seeks US Jobs Comeback
Businessweek
The city, which was ravaged by the 2007 housing crash, offered tax breaks, built power lines, fast-tracked building permits and got the state to declare a vacant 1.3 million-square-foot facility that Apple was exploring a foreign trade zone. With ...

Google Crashes the Conference Call
Barron's
Effectively, one can think of this as Google's foray into unified communications (UC), and although the company doesn't quite have a strategy as ambitiously laid out asMicrosoft (MSFT) Lync or Cisco's (CSCO), it probably means that is coming, with ...


What Is HTML5? Do I Need It For My Business Website?: " . . . HTML5 is the future, and has the power to add additional functions to your online presence. As a small business owner or manager, it will help if you get ahead of the curve, learn more about HTML5, and start planning for how to use it."

Should Microsoft Move From Redmond To San Francisco?
Forbes
How can Microsoft create this kind of innovation? It needs to hire people who are true innovators and create a culture that motivates them to produce QVL-delivering products targeted at a huge market — as Apple did when it introduced the iPhone into ...

Google, Twitter, Facebook And Microsoft Play Nice In The Internet Safety Sandbox
Forbes
Facebook, Google and Microsoft have all been on the receiving end of FTC and/or Justice Department legal actions. It may sound like window dressing and, admittedly, there is a PR benefit to being associated with “motherhood and apple pie” issues like ...


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