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.
Activist investors buy lots of stock in public companies they believe are being run incorrectly.Usually, there is one specific thing the activist investor would like their public company targets to do, e.g. spin-out a division, merge with a rival, or commit to cost cuts.When giant Chinese Internet company Alibaba held its IPO two weeks ago, Yahoo netted approximately $10 billion before taxes.
Sometimes it's the little things that make a big difference, like apps that take proper advantage of the extra screen real-estate of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, so consider it welcome news that Gmail has updated for iOS 8 . The new app - with the tongue-in-cheek version number of 3.
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.
Nearly four thousand Yahoo employees sat and waited for Marissa Mayer to explain herself.It was around ten thirty on Thursday morning, November 7, 2013.Some of the employees, those in Yahoo’s Santa Monica and New York offices, sat at their desks watching a video feed on their computer monitors.
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.
LONDON — Uber has called it quits in Spain, at least for now.Uber, the ride-booking company that has been plagued by vocal opposition from taxi associations and policy makers around the world, suspended its operations in Spain late Tuesday.
The Federal Communications Commission is considering whether it should adopt specific requirements for backup batteries to residential phone systems to make sure that consumers can call 911 during a power outage.
Facebook has stopped including results from Microsoft's Bing search engine on its social networking site. The move, confirmed by a company spokesperson, comes as Facebook has revamped its own search offerings, introducing a tool on Monday that allows users to quickly find past comments and other information posted by their friends on Facebook.
For writers and bloggers, the choice of a text editor can make a huge difference in productivity. The best tools simply fade out of the way and let you write, then magically transform your work into published format with a click. That's the case with developer John Saddington's new app, simply named Desk (US$29.99).
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
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