dramatic changes

dramatic changes

When it comes to app updates, Path says bigger is better

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When it comes to mobile apps, most of us are pretty used to updating our phones to get small, interative changes on almost a constant basis. Whether it’s slightly smaller margins on pages in the Kindle app or the ability to like an Instagram photo from the desktop, news...
When it comes to app updates, Path says bigger is better
Android up 13%, iOS down 7%, BlackBerry down 81% ... and Windows Phone up a massive 52%

Copyright Lobby: The Public Has 'No Place In Policy Discussions'

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"To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts." That is the purpose of Article 1, Section 8, Clause 8 of the Constitution, which is sometimes referred to as the "copyright clause" (or "the patent clause"), which enables both areas of law to be created via Congress. It's also the...
Copyright Lobby: The Public Has 'No Place In Policy Discussions'

Apple Is Making 'Dramatic' Changes To The iPhone, And Insiders Are Suddenly Worried They Won't Be Done In Time (AAPL)

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Apple is going to release a new version of the software that runs iPhones and iPads in June at its big conference for developers, called WWDC. That's been the plan for a while now. But according to a new report from Bloomberg's Adam Satariano, insiders are suddenly worried that the new...
Apple Is Making 'Dramatic' Changes To The iPhone, And Insiders Are Suddenly Worried They Won't Be Done In Time (AAPL)

Windows 8 Consumer Preview hits 1 million downloads

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Microsoft's Windows 8 development team announced on Twitter today that it had reached 1 million downloads of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview within the first 24 hours of its release. This bodes well for the pre-release of Microsoft's next OS, or at least shows that people are interested in...
Windows 8 Consumer Preview hits 1 million downloads
Apple solves 'Scuffgate' but the fix is making it even harder to buy an iPhone 5
Keen On… Audience: Why Fans Are The Real Future Of The Music Business (TCTV)

iOS 7 to get 'dramatic changes' to Mail, Calendar apps, say sources

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Sources for Bloomberg are backing claims that lead Apple designer Jonathan Ive is engaging in a major design overhaul for iOS 7. As has been reported previously, the sources say that Ive is avoiding the skeuomorphism favored by former iOS head Scott Forstall, for example ditching the shelving metaphor used...
iOS 7 to get 'dramatic changes' to Mail, Calendar apps, say sources
Microsoft Updates Windows To Fix Everything It Botched In Windows 8 (MSFT)

T-Mobile Sees Revenue Dip 7 Percent Year-Over-Year While Churn Improves

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T-Mobile released full first quarter financials late Tuesday evening, reporting a 7 percent dip in revenue from a year earlier. Adjusted earnings, excluding interest, tax, depreciation and amortization of $1.2 billion was also down 7.5 percent from a year earlier, though that figure was up from the fourth quarter. The...
T-Mobile Sees Revenue Dip 7 Percent Year-Over-Year While Churn Improves

Apple's New Product Strategy

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Apple appears to be on a kick of delivering product refreshes to punctuate its major release cycle, with changes to devices and tweaked versions that go beyond what it has done in terms of spec refreshes in the past. It looks like we could see a new era of light...
Apple's New Product Strategy
The Mobile Tourist: How Smartphones Are Shaking Up The Travel Market

Solar cell more efficient thanks to gold electrode

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Courtesy of The American Chemical Society I don't think it's too far from the truth to say that humanity is facing a number of simultaneous environmental crises, any one of which, if not addressed, could lead to dramatic changes to the quality of life for millions of people. One...
Solar cell more efficient thanks to gold electrode

On the Difference Between Google and Journalism

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"We need to rethink every facet of the journalism model in light of the dramatic changes in the architecture of the news ecosystem." This is the quote from Richard Gingras, as first pointed out by my colleague Jon Mitchell last Friday. Gingras holds an important position: As head of...
On the Difference Between Google and Journalism

REPORT: The iPhone 5 Screen Size Will Be The Same, But Everything Else Will Be Different (AAPL)

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The next generation of iPhone is slated to arrive this fall, reports iMore. As has been reported before, the phone will support 4G LTE. This shouldn't come as much of a sup rise considering Apple already implemented it with the new iPad. In terms of screen size, iMore's sources...
REPORT: The iPhone 5 Screen Size Will Be The Same, But Everything Else Will Be Different (AAPL)
The Mobile Tourist: How Smartphones Are Shaking Up The Travel Market

New Digg Redesigns Out in the Open

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The oft-chronicled tale of Web 2.0 star Digg includes multiple incidents where the company alienated its users by making dramatic changes and policy decisions without much warning. The new Digg — bought by John Borthwick’s Betaworks — apparently won’t be like that. Today the company published screenshots and overviews of...
New Digg Redesigns Out in the Open

Inside the New Digg: An Interview with CEO Jay Adelson

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At last night’s “Bigg Digg Shindigg” in Austin, TX, Digg CEO Jay Adelson briefly revealed plans for a massive overhaul of the social news site. This morning, I had an opportunity to chat with Adelson in-depth about the new Digg and what users, publishers, and the web as a...
Inside the New Digg: An Interview with CEO Jay Adelson

Syria sidesteps sanctions by turning to China for Internet bandwidth

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ssoosayCensorship and government monitoring aren’t the only problems facing Syrian Internet users. There have been frequent, recent shutdowns of all Internet traffic crossing the Syrian border over the last few months, accompanying dramatic changes in how the country connects to the rest of the world. With growing international diplomatic pressure...
Syria sidesteps sanctions by turning to China for Internet bandwidth
Office 2013: Microsoft's bid to win the future

Who are the top New York City tech influencers? Get your nominations in now!

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There’s something special going on in New York City’s vibrant technology scene: startup ideas (and money) are flowing freely, big tech companies are beginning to claim a bigger presence, and the tech community has never been stronger and more supportive. To help celebrate technology in NYC, we’re looking for...
Who are the top New York City tech influencers? Get your nominations in now!
Why I admire the OC Register, even though I disagree with almost everything they are doing
OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion: the Ars Technica review

The New Windows Phone: How Does The Enterprise Fit In?

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The Windows Phone 7 received a lot of praise after its launch at the Mobile World Congress today for its elegant, minimalist interface. From what we've seen, it does look striking. What we also find to be crystal clear: Microsoft is putting far more emphasis on the consumer market than...
The New Windows Phone: How Does The Enterprise Fit In?
Bill Gates wants to reinvent the toilet, from UI to back end

Windows RT already needs an overhaul, analysts advise

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One of Microsoft's top Windows executives this week said the company remains bullish about Windows RT and has no intention of dumping the limited-feature, touch-enabled tablet operating system. Analysts accepted that at face value, but remain suspicious of Windows RT's chances unless Microsoft makes dramatic changes, including dropping the...
Windows RT already needs an overhaul, analysts advise

Bloomberg: Jony Ive said to be considering 'more dramatic' changes to email and calendar amid iOS 7 overhaul

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It's hardly been a secret that Apple's Jony Ive is exploring some more radical changes to iOS since taking the design reins for software in addition to hardware, but Bloomberg is now reporting some new details that paint a better picture of just what's going on in the lead-up...
Bloomberg: Jony Ive said to be considering 'more dramatic' changes to email and calendar amid iOS 7 overhaul

The Future of Firefox Personas: Dynamically Changing and Filled with Ambient Info

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Firefox Personas, the designer skins that let web surfers dress up their browser, are now being rebranded "Personas Plus" and are being moved over to Mozilla's add-on gallery to join the other plugins. With the move, Mozilla has also announced that development work on this popular personalization program is continuing...
The Future of Firefox Personas: Dynamically Changing and Filled with Ambient Info

A $17 Million Round We All Missed

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Most start-up founders would bend over backwards for coverage.  So I was a bit surprised when a former NCAA championship gymnast raised $17 million in funding late last year, not only didn’t do cartwheels, he kept it a secret–until now. “It didn’t make sense for us to be distracted with...
A $17 Million Round We All Missed
Has Yahoo's relaunch of Flickr revitalized the photo service -- or ruined it?
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