Apparently there’s a growth market in T-shirts. But it’s not in the shirts themselves.
stories by John Koetsier
No more unauthorized lock screen access for you!
How do you know you’re getting too successful in China? When government-sponsored media start to attack you in ways both subtle and obvious — sometimes at the same time.
Guest Post What we’re seeing today is not a swingback to the enterprise with the add-on of consumer models. What we’re seeing today is a swingback to more diversified revenue models and a refreshing change to the traditional go-to-market approaches … a head fake if I ever saw one.
After being Amazon.com’s best-selling laptop for 149 days straight, Google is taking its Chromebook show on the road, both internationally and at home.
Anyone else who wants to make a Steve Jobs movie? Get in line and take a number.
Twitter announced new self-service ad tools today with much finer-grained targeting controls that will allow small advertisers to craft ad campaigns to exactly the audience they want.
Using a neutron gun and an infrared imaging camera, researchers found signs of hydration: water molecules bound to minerals in Martian rock.
“It looks like Andew got slammed into a desk by federal agents while trying to hand his phone to his lawyer after the court asked for his phone,” his publicist told me via email.
“We’re letting people program Wikipedia unsupervised,” Harihareswara wrote. ” Anyone can write a chunk of code to be included in an article that will be seen by millions of people, often without much review.”
“It’s a f*cking ludicrous charge,” Auernheimer told me this morning from New Jersey. “The FBI has tried to frame me for terrorism five times, and by their own admission they’ve been surveilling me since I was 15 years old.”
Just three years ago, Samsung launched one of the most successful lines of smartphones in history: the Galaxy series.
Guest Post With all the buzz these days about how sexy and cool the enterprise has become, there is a segment of business customers that startups are overlooking: small businesses.
“We want to make it possible for a lot more people to create apps,” Jimu founder Linkton Ye told me yesterday via Skype. “Everyone should be able to play with the software that surrounds us.”
Editor’s Pick The more Samsung “adds value” to Android by customizing a version of it for the Galaxy line of phones, the more it will suck.
With the new Galaxy S4, Samsung is moving farther and farther away from Google. In fact, you have to wonder, will Samsung turn into the new Amazon?
Who wouldn’t want a Raspbery Pi-powered open source bartending that you control with your phone or tablet?
“Our enemy is the resume,” Lewis said. “We want candidates to show their true colors … which you can’t do in a black and white resume.”
Even though analytics is already a $34 billion industry, only 25 percent of workers have access to BI tools — mostly due to costs which are still too high, and complexity, which is still too great.
If you thought Netflix was a data hog before, you ain’t seen nothing yet.
The new Silicon Valley handshake is a four-step digitally-enhanced process.
Being active on Facebook, it appears, actually can get you that new job.
The great thing about geeks is that they are smart, fast, and have the power to create stuff instantly.
So Google is shutting down Google Reader and the Twitterati are up in arms. What’s a old-fashioned RSS-loving web geek to do? Find an alternative, of course.
So why start yet another T-shirt website? Apparently, to make T-shirt buying a social event, or even a cause.
Guest Post It’s incredible to witness the secrecy the papal conclave is able to maintain in an era of over-sharing, data breaches, social postings and texting. Why is it with all of our encryption tools and safety nets, virus protection and firewalls, that breaches still happen?
With this update of Twitter’s own making, tweets which look interesting and sensible on Twitter.com will look completely stupid and odd (see Twitter’s own embedded tweet) on any other platform.
The standalone iPhone app is built on technology Twitter acquired last year when it bought We Are Hunted, a music discover platform, apparently.
Apparently, it’s not easy starting a brand new car manufacturing company.
Google’s ramping up mobile monetization today with a new sponsored search result ad type, a product listing ad. It also reduces the mobile search presence of the showroomer’s biggest ally: Amazon.com.
We are close to creating artificial life from scratch, according to Human Genome scientist and genetic research trailblazer Craig Venter.
HootSuite announced a significant hire this morning: former Yammer vice president of marketing Dee Anna McPherson.
Your iPad or Android tablet is really good at a lot of things, but for some things, paper just can’t be replaced, as one French company hilariously illustrates in this ad:
“We’re seeing a billion pageviews per month,” CEO Gil Dudkiewicz told me on the phone this afternoon.
Today, FirstRain is bringing that platform alive with its first third-party enterprise integration: a drop-in HTML5 component that offers advanced in-app business analytics.
Back to the future? Everything old is new again?
The global app economy will reach $25 billion this year, according to new data from ABI Research. Thirty-five percent of that, or $8.8 billion, will be tablet apps, and 65 percent — 16.4 billion — will be smartphone apps.
This is huge, because brands like Sephora say their Pinterest followers spend 15 times more than their Facebook fans.
Who better than Netflix to know how fast your ISP is?
Scientists have hacked together a microscope out of an iPhone, a piece of glass, double-sided tape, and a cheap flashlight that is good enough to detect intestinal worm infections with 70 percent accuracy.