Okay, the piece I wrote earlier that mocked Bigs for wasting their time with big plans that amount to nothing begged a question. What if you don't work for a Big and don't want to? What if you like to develop tech products for users and would prefer to do...
Tribeca Film Festival Adds Movies From Gibney, Winterbottom, Burns and Turlington Burns. http://r2.ly/8ast
My iPad, according to UPS, is still in China. GUANGZHOU to be exact. Better get a move on -- o future iPad o' mine. http://r2.ly/yh6c
Brad Stone of the NYT interviewed Andy Rubin last week: Mr. Rubin also addressed many other topics—like whether consumers actually care if their mobile phone software is “open” or not. He insisted that they will, comparing closed computing platforms to totalitarian governments that deprive their citizens of choice. “When they...
Elizabeth Woyke, reporting for Forbes: Asus is about to roll out its own iPad rivals. In an interview with Forbes, Shih revealed that Asus is planning to release “at least two” tablet PCs in the coming months. […] Shih said one Asus tablet will likely run Google software, such as...
What Do People REALLY Think Of Twitter? (Note to @andrewbaron -- this is something like the idea I keep pitching you.) http://r2.ly/ybjq
All of a sudden I broke out in a chorus of Jesus Christ Superstar. I have no idea why. http://r2.ly/ysqs
I'm working on glue to connect to a new web app that I really like and want to try developing for. But they're already warning me that they are planning to change things about their OAuth implementation. This is happening before I have any investment in the platform. That's what's...
I went to Williamsburg, where my grandparents lived when they emigrated to the US. Reminds a little of Christiania. http://r2.ly/556j
Apple, Google, and Microsoft are all competing to buy a home automation company called R2 Studios, says the Wall Street Journal. The firm was founded just last year by Blake Krikorian, better known for starting Sling Media, the company responsible for the Slingbox TV streamer. Making the talks unusual is...
Microsoft today named entrepreneur Blake Krikorian as corporate vice president for its Interactive Entertainment Business. Last week Microsoft announced the acquisition of Krikorian’s home-entertainment tech startup, R2 Studios....
Details are expectedly light on this one, but The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Microsoft has acquired R2 Studios, a startup focused on home entertainment and home automation founded by Blake Krikorian (best known as the co-founder and former CEO of Sling). According to the WSJ, Krikorian and...
My friend is a cartoonist and she got an iPad and loves it. She of course wants to draw cartoons with it. Drawing with a finger is too funky. Anyone know if there's a way to hook up a pen for drawing?...
Microsoft said on Thursday that as a result of its acquisition of id8 Group R2 Studios, it has hired technology maven Blake Krikorian to help run the interactive entertainment business for the Xbox gaming console. Krikorian will be the corporate vice president of the group, reporting directly to Marc Whitten,...
There's a lot to like in Windows Server 2012 R2, but the key question centers around how Microsoft will handle licensing, our reviewer says. That alone might be the gating factor for the eventual success of this OS release....
Which technology mavens would you like to see interviewed by the Bits blog for its 'One on One' series of Q&A's? http://r2.ly/436f
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