bonfire

bonfire

SXSW Has Become The Bootcamp For Tech's Soldiers

techcrunch.com
When you get the smartest people in technology to distill a year’s worth of knowledge into hour-long talks and minute-long chats, the less informed masses are brought up to speed. Rather than wait for the past to proliferate, SXSW lets the crowd grasp today so tech’s leaders can focus on...
SXSW Has Become The Bootcamp For Tech's Soldiers

Bonfire of the Varieties: I'm doing a "Twitter Chat" about Digital Media Models (Now!)

pandodaily.com
This whole “future of media” thing is pretty damn brutal. This week, Variety, the Washington Examiner and Time Out Chicago have all announced plans to close their print editions. At the same time, super-blogger Andrew Sullivan has decided to half the number of free “read more”s his visitors get before...
Bonfire of the Varieties: I'm doing a "Twitter Chat" about Digital Media Models (Now!)
Nintendo Asks Atlassian for Some Innovation Help
How Samsung Got Big

For those about to rock, Apple salutes you with the release of AC/DC's catalogue on iTunes

thenextweb.com
Get your strange adult school uniform on and prepare to rock out if you’re an AC/DC fan. The entire back catalog including all 16 studio albums is now available digitally on iTunes. Fans of the Aussie rock band can now find their songs remastered for iTunes. The catalog includes, The...
For those about to rock, Apple salutes you with the release of AC/DC's catalogue on iTunes

Google Founder Calls U.S. a "Bonfire of Partisanship"

allthingsd.com
Google Inc. co-founder Sergey Brin cast his vote Tuesday for a different kind of political approach: Going independent. In a blog post on Election Day, the 38-year-old Silicon Valley billionaire decried the fierce partisan battles in Washington and called on Tuesday’s victors to withdraw from their political parties and to...
Google Founder Calls U.S. a "Bonfire of Partisanship"
Hands-On With the Jawbone Big Jambox: 2.7 Pounds of Audio Fury, Available May 15 for $299

Boot up: how Samsung won, Windows Blue's cues, iPad forecasts, and more

www.guardian.co.uk
Plus Google starts shipping shopping, IDC forecasts tablets to beat desktops, the trouble with spreadsheets, and moreA burst of 10 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamHow Samsung became the world's No.1 smartphone maker >> BusinessweekIn 1995, Chairman Lee was dismayed to learn that cell...
Boot up: how Samsung won, Windows Blue's cues, iPad forecasts, and more

How to acquire paying enterprise customers for your early stage startup

thenextweb.com
A lot of noise is being made lately about the trend that venture money is flowing away from consumer startups and flowing into enterprise startups. As a B2B company, I am personally excited about this, but I am here to tell my fellow early-stage (seed-funded or unfunded) enterprise startup entrepreneurs that...
How to acquire paying enterprise customers for your early stage startup

Sergey Brin lights a political bonfire

news.cnet.com
Commentary: The Google co-founder bemoans the "bonfire of partisanship" that has gripped Washington. Perhaps he wants to move into the political arena to make a bigger contribution to the country. [Read more]...
Sergey Brin lights a political bonfire
Another ex-Ensemble mobile game startup, BonusXP, comes out of stealth (exclusive)

Twitter makes subtle UI changes that could have a big impact on your Twitter.com experience

thenextweb.com
I mostly use Twitter.com to tweet (sue me, I don’t like running too many desktop apps) and I noticed that something changed overnight. I couldn’t quite place my finger on what changed, exactly, but I wasn’t the only Twitter user who noticed. Fortunately, Twitter IM application maker Bonfire tells us...
Twitter makes subtle UI changes that could have a big impact on your Twitter.com experience

Going For "Pretty First" Is Wrong: A Designer's Take On App Development

techcrunch.com
Editor’s note: Chloë Bregman is a product designer working on a new communications startup. Most recently, Chloë designed DrawChat, a drawing based messaging iphone app which is currently being auctioned off, and helped ignite Changemakrs, an inspirational quote site meant to help people inspire and be inspired to change themselves and...
Going For "Pretty First" Is Wrong: A Designer's Take On App Development

Transfer deadline day: Oh what a circus | Barney Ronay

www.guardian.co.uk
However you see the coverage of the final day of the transfer window, Sky certainly know how to make a good show of itIt is tempting to claim that if transfer deadline day did not exist it would be necessary for Sky Sports News to invent it. But this would...
Transfer deadline day: Oh what a circus | Barney Ronay

In Exchange For Help Juicing Sales, Twitter And LinkedIn's Ads APIs Share The Wealth

techcrunch.com
Tech companies try to stay lean. They don’t want to hire too many sales people, and they can’t build the perfect advertising tool for every buyer. So following in Google and Facebook’s footsteps, today Twitter and in November LinkedIn launched ads APIs. They set up a powerful value exchange: “Help us sell more...
In Exchange For Help Juicing Sales, Twitter And LinkedIn's Ads APIs Share The Wealth

Nokia To Follow Samsung's Lead By Launching A Phablet This Year, Along With 40MP Lumia PureView & Lighter Lumia 920, Reports FT

techcrunch.com
Rumours that Nokia is working on a Windows tablet, to supplement its line of Windows Phone-based Lumia smartphones, have been doing the rounds for well over a year, with extra fuel poured on the speculative bonfire last year when Microsoft announced its own line of tablet hardware. Earlier this year,...
Nokia To Follow Samsung's Lead By Launching A Phablet This Year, Along With 40MP Lumia PureView & Lighter Lumia 920, Reports FT

Blog Post: Bonfire of the Loopholes

yzerfonteinchronicles.blogspot.com
Blog Post: Bonfire of the Loopholes
Lessons From Samsung's Chairman Lee: Sometimes It Takes A Match
Microsoft Surface RT: The Sad Treadmill Of Overhyped Expectations

Twitter chat extension Bonfire to close, will be extinguished on September 26

thenextweb.com
Earlier in the year, we waxed lyrical about a new Twitter chat service called Bonfire, a browser extension that integrates a real-time chat service into the official Twitter website. While the service gained a loyal userbase, the company has decided to close its chat tool, telling users it will turn...
Twitter chat extension Bonfire to close, will be extinguished on September 26
4 small social networks that have a big impact on users

Andrew Balding hopes Bonfire will set York alight on way to the Derby

www.guardian.co.uk
• Trainer believes Dante Stakes will suit his Classic fancy• Runner is 2-1 favourite for Thursday's feature raceAfter a couple of false dawns Bonfire is finally poised to have his first race of the year and test his credentials as the biggest threat to Camelot in next month's Derby. The...
Andrew Balding hopes Bonfire will set York alight on way to the Derby

So Google owns Motorola. What’s happens now?

gigaom.com
After waiting months and finally gaining approval from China on the deal, Google’s $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola closed on Tuesday. Effective immediately, Dennis Woodside takes over the CEO spot for Motorola Mobility, which will be an independently run division of Google. Sanjay Jha has stepped down from the top Motorola...
So Google owns Motorola. What’s happens now?

The week ahead: Samsung geekgasms and Apple's visual real estate

www.guardian.co.uk
In the battle between Samsung and Apple for the smartphone market, detail counts Though faintly icky, the word "geekgasm" may be the right one to describe what's expected to occur once Samsung unveils its new smartphone this Thursday in New York. For months, fan sites (of which there are plenty)...
The week ahead: Samsung geekgasms and Apple's visual real estate
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?