I must apologize to Dave Winer. He warned me about supporting services that aren’t the open web and I wasn’t willing to listen to him a month ago, because I was infatuated with a cool new service that lots of insiders were supporting.
I’ve seen a LOT of discussion about Quora in the past few weeks since I wrote it could be the biggest blogging innovation in the past decade.
Back in the early days of December 2014, TUAW ran a review of Typed (US$19.99), a very minimalist blogging app for OS X from Realmac Software that works with a number of blogging platforms including WordPress and Blogger. Now the company has launched an Indiegogo campaign for Typed.com , billed as a "sustainable blogging service" that will be around for decades to come.
HBO subscribers can now use their PlayStation 4s to access HBO Go — but not if you’re a Comcast customer.According to TechDirt, Comcast is refusing to grant this connection between the PlayStation 4 and the HBO Go app, even though every other internet service provider — including Time Warner Cable, Verizon, and AT&T — allows it.
When a German lingerie brand wanted to sell bras online in Malaysia, it turned to Singapore’s nearly 200-year-old national postal service, writes Alexandra Stevenson.Singapore Post built a website, developed a marketing strategy and now delivers packages for the company, Triumph International. The customer service team even answers questions about sizing.
While you may have been doing a victory lap around your cubicle in the last few hours, not everyone is so enthused about theFCC's decision today. The commission voted to officially classify broadband internet as a Title II public utility, and it's alreadyprepared for lawsuitsfrom service providers.
The Federal Communications Commission voted on Thursday to regulate broadband Internet service as a public utility, a milestone in regulating high-speed Internet service into American homes, Rebecca R. Ruiz and Steve Lohr report.Tom Wheeler, the commission chairman, said the F.C.C.
This week was an important week in rule making for the FCC, not only did the FCC clarify an 1991 ruling that makes it easier for carriers to block spam texts and robocalls, it has also voted to allow the federal government to give a broadband subsidy to the poor.
A lot of people think Google Search is like a map: An objective guide to the best and most important material on the internet. It's not. Google Search is the most important product of a very wealthy and successful for-profit company. And Google will use this product to further its own commercial ends.
Welcome to theDaily Roundup. We take a look at the secret meetings Valve arranged to get developers excited about its VR project. Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton answers questions about her use of personal email and a number of companies share ideas on the future of wearables. Head past the break to get caught up on today's biggest stories.
TD Bank has announced the launch of customer service through SMS in Canada.TD Bank Starts Offering Customer Service via SMS in Canada is a post from: iPhone in Canada Blog - Canada's #1 iPhone Resource
Social dating app and Tinder competitor Hinge has expanded its service to Toronto. Social Dating App Hinge Expands its Service to Toronto is a post from: iPhone in Canada Blog - Canada's #1 iPhone Resource
Virgin Mobile has conducted its own survey to reveal customers just want better customer service.Virgin Mobile Survey Concludes Canadians Want Friendly Customer Service is a post from: iPhone in Canada Blog - Canada's #1 iPhone Resource
The music industry wants Apple to price its streaming service at least at $9.99.Apple Music Service Rumoured for June Launch at $9.99: Billboard is a post from: iPhone in Canada Blog - Canada's #1 iPhone Resource
Thursday was a big day for net neutrality advocates, as the FCC voted 3-2 to regulate broadband internet and ban companies from creating "fast lanes" to prioritize some content over others. The Reddit community was a big reason this historic ruling happened. And President Obama was keenly aware of this fact.
It’s difficult to predict the market size for a market that doesn’t already exist yet, as Andreessen Horowitz analyst Benedict Evans explains in a blog post about the problem with accurately forecasting sales of the Apple Watch.
DirecTV has been charged by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for misleading customers. The advertising in question was DirecTV's 12-month discount package. The plan was advertised as costing only $19.95, but obscured from customers was the fact that a 2-year contract was needed to get deal.
to regulate broadband internet and ban companies from paying for so-called "fast lanes" that would prioritize content.The FCC voted 3-2 Thursday This is a big win for net neutrality advocates. Net neutrality is the concept that all content should be able to flow through the internet at the same speed.
This week we featured reviews about one of Fitbit’s latest activity trackers, the Tidal music service, a trip report to see Moleskine’s 2015 product roundup and news about interesting products like mophie juice packs for the iPhone 6, thenew Samsung Galaxy S6and lots more. Click through to see the full list of news, reviews and articles from this past week.
that change will come to the country as early as 2017:We talked to Ilya Ponomarev before his presentationI think it was somebody very close to Putin. I have doubts that it was his direct order, although he has created this very system which killed [Nemtsov]. I think it was one of the clans who are fighting for influence on Putin.