19 August 2014

Sapphire Worth the Extra Cost for Apple iPhone? (video)

Video - Is Sapphire the Answer to the Scratched iPhone? - WSJ.com:
Is Sapphire the Answer to the Scratched iPhone?
Apple is betting $700 million that sapphire, a harder and more expensive material, can replace glass and better protect the newest iPhone. WSJ's Daisuke Wakabayashi joins the News Hub with Sara Murray.

Email Is Still the Best Thing on the Internet - The Atlantic: "... Email is actually a tremendous, decentralized, open platform on which new, innovative things can and have been built. In that way, email represents a different model from the closed ecosystems we see proliferating across our computers and devices. Email is a refugee from the open, interoperable, less-controlled "web we lost." It's an exciting landscape of freedom amidst the walled gardens of social networking and messaging services. Yes, email is exciting. Get excited!..."

New York Times

German Authors Join Protest Over Amazon's Tactics in E-Book Dispute
New York Times
Amazon has grown in Germany, its largest market outside America, with this distribution center in Brieselang. It plans to open two logistics centers ...


iPhone 6 Leaks Show New Cable Design. Apple Redesigns USB
The joke goes: if there is a universal standard Apple Apple will find a way to make ... and Apple appears ready to forge ahead with its own version of the technology. ...


Google Partners With Mesosphere - Ramps Up Its Container Commitment
Not to be left out, Google Google was one of the vendors that introduced the ... Kubernetes has support and contributions from Microsoft Microsoft, IBM and ... Mesos (and, by extension Mesosphere) is an exciting technology. ... on fire and Google is trying hard to catch up to Amazon Web Services in the ...

Android Headlines - Android News

Google Maps is tracking everywhere you go
Google probably already knows your age, your interests, and everything you've looked at online. But now, there's proof that Google knows where you ...

Economic Times

Google acquires image-recognition startup Jetpac
Google has other plans, though: the app will disappear in a month. ... Jetpac will remove its apps from Apple's App Store on September 15, the ... It's not clear exactly what Googlewill do with Jetpac's technology for finding things ... In the past he has been CNET's beat reporter for Google, Yahoo, Linux, ...

Tech Times

Microsoft Considered Renaming Internet Explorer Due To Negative Perceptions
I cover noteworthy technology, startups, and gadgets ... This is about triple the market share of the second-place browser, Google Google Chrome. ... The potential rebranding was revealed when engineers from Microsoft's ... dropping due to competition against Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Apple ...

Can Microsoft beat Apple by being rational?
Microsoft/YouTube screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET I've never been too ... Apple and Samsung have both developed powerful, emotional pulls.


Microsoft pulls its August Windows update after users report crashes
PCWorld (blog)
Microsoft has pulled its August Update for Windows after users reported crashes and issues restarting their systems. The company is currently ...


Google Cardboard works on the iPhone, too
CBS News
You might recall that Google unveiled its Cardboard hardware at last ... Google intended Cardboard for Android, so Apple iPhone users were shut out ...


Facebook Testing 'Satire' Tags for Sites Like The Onion
Facebook is testing out a feature that marks fake news stories from sites such as The Onion with "satire" in its News Feed, a feature requested by some ...

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