Lodsys returns: Disney's one of the latest companies accused of patent-infringing with in-app purchases
Remember Lodsys, the “inventions” firm that started issuing letters to iOS developers’ doors back in 2011, warning them that by using Apple’s in-app payment mechanism they were infringing on patents it owned? Well, as MacRumors notes, Lodsys has now risen from its slumber to take on the might of Disney,...
It was a long and trying night here at the San Francisco Design Center Concourse, but after it all the sun did rise in San Francisco this morning, bringing in a new day for the scores of programmers at the Disrupt SF 2012 Hackathon. Gallons of coffee and hundreds...
Buzz is a breath of fresh air in an increasingly noisy social media world. Why do I think it’s superior to Twitter, Facebook, and Friendfeed? Let’s take the easiest comparison first: Buzz vs. Friendfeed Right now, Buzz basically is Friendfeed but with immediately greater penetration. Real conversations with more people. [BTW...
RT @jw: Can't wait until we turn on custom Passport design for all Gowalla peeps soon cos NatGeo is so beautiful: http://gowalla.com/natgeo
Dinner with @maryparks and peeps from Mobile Voice conference (@ Bar Crudo w/ 3 others) http://4sq.com/6Z2cZ7
Spend more time with your peeps instead of beeps. Observe the National Day of Unplugging, which starts at sundown tonight....
nj_peeps writes "Science fiction is fraught with mad scientists who discover strange chemicals that can empower the human body or even reanimate the dead. Well, Harvard has come about as close to that scenario as anyone would want them to. Prof. Hemant Thatte has developed a cocktail of 21 chemical...
Yet another technology is about to launch that will make it harder to lie to your boss and significant others about your whereabouts. It’s an iPhone app called Twist. That’s right, kids. The new free app gives users the goods on your ETA, including location and how far away you are....
As the international tech community descends up on Amsterdam this week for the annual The Next Web Conference, we’re gearing up for 3 days of brilliant speakers, super-networking, awesome parties and boat rides on the canal. With nearly one thousand participants entering the city, hotels have booked up quickly. The...
There are lots of interesting events coming up in the Pacific Northwest and we’ve spotlighted some of our favorites in this week’s edition of GeekWire’s Calendar picks. Learn how to be a savvy introverted business person, have Happy Hour with some SaaSsy peeps, and play around with Legos! Coming at you, it’s...
The search giant's former employees are seeding tech startups—and shaping another wave of innovation...
It began: “Yahoos: A lot has happened since I last talked to you.” You can say that again! Yesterday, Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson sent out an email to the troops in what appears to be an attempt to soothe the company that has been under a lot of stress,...
McDonald's is asking customers to celebrate the radioactive glow of its promotional Shamrock Shake by contorting their bodies into an awkwardly contrived new meme: #Shamrocking. Click here to see McDonald's saddest #Shamrocking tweets>> McDonald's explained the concept in a sponsored story on BuzzFeed: The Irish jig has been an...
While Microsoft's freshest Mobile OS is still a few weeks away from its big debut, versions of its SDK have begun to crop up online. The peeps over at WPCentral have snagged build 9900 of the software and are offering up a video tour of the reasonably-finished setup. It's...
This past week I got a chance to be on the “Almost Locals Only” Podcast which is a podcast featuring peeps from the Bandit Network which features myself, Lost In Reviews, FrothyGirlz, and Down Right Creepy. In this the 10th Episode we talked about Alice In Wonderland, Cop Out,...
We’re hosting a global meetup in over 150 cities! Get in there and organize your city! meetup with amazing startups, angel investors and unemployed peeps looking to join your team! http://www.meetup.com/Startups/...
So, some great discussion out of http://friendfeed.com/bluecockatoo/18825680/we-need-recruiting-drive-for-friendfeed-some And a few people have taken some initiative already (#UserDrive) I created a room for new peeps: http://friendfeed.com/welcome-to-fri
Hey #wordpress peeps... @pagely is giving away FREE tickets to WordCamp San Francisco - details: http://bit.ly/bNoQIh
@DT @loudmouthman: according to SV types, EU types can't do squat. @sleepydog gets THIS deal? http://tinyurl.com/yggeotv < eat crow SV peeps
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