Sure, it's Pinterest-ic and Tumblr-y. But if you love images and imagery, the new Flickr displays photos immeasurably better that the previous iteration.
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The first rule of iPhone is that it never, never goes on sale. The second rule of iPhone is that when iPhone does go on sale, it's only last year's model, or even older. The third rule of iPhone is that when this year's model goes on sale, a new model is coming soon.
Which doesn't mean that working at Apple is easy. Or, that working for Tim Cook is easy.
Presumption of innocence is a fundamental component of law in many nations, including Canada, France, Russia, and yes, even, yes, the Islamic Republic of Iran. It is not however, enshrined in the constitution of the United States of America.
That's a massive change from the original colorful, shiny, semi-transparent iOS development language, which tries hard to make virtual controls and objects look and feel and act like real controls and objects.
App recommendation engines are getting booted from Apple's app store because they suck, according to a new player in the app-finding business. But Hooked Media has come up with an entirely new take on app recommendation that has two unique qualities.
In other words, the giant that sold almost 400 million phones last year is getting bigger. And faster.
All that's missing are the streamers, balloons, and cheesy Best Price Ev-ah signs. Because the price competition between Google, Amazon, Microsoft, and Rackspace is heating up so fast, the cloud market could be a massive virtual used car lot.
If I can paraphrase a popular Alicia Keys song, this woman is on fire. Marissa Mayer is clearly moving Yahoo back into the center of the Silicon Valley tech conversation.
A Michigan baby's life was saved by the insertion of a 3-D printed trachea at two months old.
Call it the unicorn problem: beautiful, alluring, magical, and totally non-existent. Social commerce, according to the latest Monetate e-commerce report, is almost as elusive.
Guest Post If you think that participating in crowdfunding simply means investing in smaller companies that launch games and devices on Kickstarter, think again. With crowdfunding volumes reaching $2.7 billion in 2012, it has emerged as a viable, scalable alternative to public and private finance across the globe.
There are two key problems that require immediate remediation in Congress, according to the coalition of companies, politicians, and nonprofits: jobs, and fairness.
Worlds are shaking as the father of the Graphics Interchange Format, ye trusty old bitmap image standby for animated images on Cheezburger and Reddit and every where geeks wanna have fun, says it's pronounced JIF, not GIF.
Editor's Pick "I am not an unfair person," Apple CEO Tim Cook told lawmakers yesterday. "Apple is not an unfair company."
Guest Post The media can continue to ridicule the “sexting app” that so many young people are using, but they are entirely missing the point. The same generation being blamed for the supposed “death of privacy” has become wiser than those who are criticizing them.
It is indeed an honor when a year-old startup with two or three million dollars in annualized revenue scores a $100 million investment. An unusual honor, as well. But there's method behind the madness.
"So many people that have given up the concept of a photo collection," he says. "Faces, places, and things are important ways to automatically categorize photos. And they keep getting smarter every day."
The head of the Irish agency designed to promote foreign investment in the country strongly denied that Ireland is a tax haven. But when questioned by Ireland's RTE News, he could not deny that Apple has paid an effective tax rate of just two percent, much as Senator Carl Levin said yesterday in hearings on Capitol Hill.
The developer of pull-to-refresh was so concerned about how Twitter would use his patent that he asked Twitter to agree with him -- as part of the terms of the sale of his company -- that it would never use the patent offensively.