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.
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.
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
Occasionally it's instructive to take a look at how various rumor blogs react to the same rumor... such as the recent rumors of a new 4-inch iPhone model in 2015.
Unlikely supply-chain rumor suggests a new 4-inch iPhone model next year (9to5 Mac)
9to5 Mac follows its usual schtick of calling a rumor "unlikely" but still putting it in front of the masses anyway.
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.