As other print publications struggle to maintain great, expensive content in an age of changing economics and reader habits, it's heartening to watch an older institution gamely try new things.
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Guest Post You can achieve anything you set your mind to; doing so is just process of reduction. Don't believe me? Ask Elon Musk and Richard Branson.
MAVEN is going to dabble in atmospheric forensics, looking at Martian solar winds and gathering data to figure out a bit more about how the planet's atmosphere decayed. You can use that as inspiration for your haiku.
Square processes $10 billion in consumer purchases each year. That adds up to a whole mountain of data about what you buy where and when.
With this release, hypothetically, you could run a full version of Photoshop on a Kindle Fire. Or Autodesk 3ds Max on an iPhone. "We will close this gap with the native stack," says Mozilla's CTO.
It's a crowded market, but mobile dev "studio" service and backend-as-a-service startup FeedHenry apparently has what it takes to stand out.
Interestingly, this design features a rectangular display somewhat reminiscent of the Google Glass Cards resolution and form factor -- and it's quite unlike another Google patent approved last year for a flip-top, round-faced smartwatch.
Just like in Facebook, you can now tag faces in Instagram photos. Of course, it's not just for adding other people's usernames to your own pics; you'll also get to see pics people are tagging you in.
Guest Post We are suffering from a major case of denial. We tend to tell each other only the good news, totally ignoring social intranet problems -- low quality app and too much hype -- as if they don’t exist.
"Think of it like giving your house key to a friend when you go on vacation," said a Facebook rep. "Pick the friends you trust most. Facebook will send codes to your friends to access your account."
“We’ve sent a team of people around the world to see what they use, and we care about everybody, not just you guys,” Facebooker Peter Deng said to a room full of tech elites.
More than half of Facebook's revenue comes from international sources, and only around 20 percent of monthly active users are based in the U.S. and Canada.
This code joins a small but growing body of sample projects, client libraries, APIs, and assets available to help developers build better Glass apps.
The storm is the size of two Earths. Its eye alone is a massive 1,250 miles wide. Strangely, the storm has gravitated toward the planet's north pole and exists without oceans and with very little water vapor.
Google has for the past decade or two been training us to search with keywords rather than natural phrases. But Facebook is taking a different approach.
Assured Labor, which got its start at MIT's MediaLab, focuses on helping people find jobs (and helping recruiters fill vacancies) in emerging markets through the power of simple mobile interfaces.
All that just to see the new OS X and iOS? C'mon, y'all, Tim already said there won't be new hardware this time. What's the big fuss?
Contacts, long a part of LinkedIn's service, epitomizes the age-old business axiom: It's not what you know; it's who you know. The new app shows you who you know -- and how you know them -- as well as who you ought to keep in closer contact with.
But will $4.2 million help it compete with the Intel-powered force that is Mashery?
However, this mess isn't necessarily Google's fault. A quick perusal of old newspaper articles and blog posts shows iProvo was a financial disaster long before the search giant came to town with its gigabit service and its fancy branding.