tuesday evening

tuesday evening

The unbearable lightness of what Tim Cook says

tech.fortune.cnn.com
Apple's CEO exercised his ability to out-wait his interviewers at AllThingsD. FORTUNE -- In trying to cover Tim Cook's roundly criticized performance at a major technology conference Tuesday evening near Los Angeles, reporters grasped at straws for kernels of news from the Apple CEO. The Wall Street Journal, for instance,...
The unbearable lightness of what Tim Cook says

In wake of anti-Islam video, Afghanistan blocks YouTube

arstechnica.com
The government of Afghanistan has banned YouTube in the country following the dissemination of a deeply offensive and anti-Islamic video, known as “Innocence of Muslims.” The video, which was produced by an Israeli filmmaker living in California, sparked violent protests Tuesday evening at the American embassy in Cairo. That evening...
In wake of anti-Islam video, Afghanistan blocks YouTube

Plex starts hooking into Dropbox for cloud media syncing

gigaom.com
Media center app maker Plex will soon give its users a way to sync their media to Dropbox to access it from anywhere: Plex launched a new feature dubbed cloudSync at CES Tuesday evening, which makes it possible to upload copies of movies, songs or pictures to Dropbox and then...
Plex starts hooking into Dropbox for cloud media syncing

Microsoft has access issues with Hotmail, Outlook, SkyDrive services

www.pcworld.com
Microsoft experienced disruptions for several hours to its online suite of mail, calendar and storage services, leaving many users unable to access their accounts. The problems occurred Tuesday evening in the U.S. Microsoft posted a series of status updates for its Outlook and Hotmail services showing the issues in...
Microsoft has access issues with Hotmail, Outlook, SkyDrive services
T-Mobile CEO says iPhone to launch within 3-4 months

Ask Me Anything, Answer Nothing: Kevin Rose's AMA On Reddit

techcrunch.com
Kevin Rose began an AMA on Reddit on Tuesday evening and so far has answered zero questions. To be fair, he said ask me anything. He didn’t promise answers. Users have posted questions like, “What is your biggest regret with Digg?” Some have become displeased, asking, “Are you going to answer...
Ask Me Anything, Answer Nothing: Kevin Rose's AMA On Reddit

Tencent's WeChat messaging app passes 300m users, adding its latest 100m in just 4 months

thenextweb.com
Tencent’s WeChat messaging service has passed the 300 million user mark, less than a week before its second birthday. The milestone was marked by Tencent Tech (via Tech in Asia). WeChat launched on January 21, 2011 and took over a year to reach 100 million users last March. It reached...
Tencent's WeChat messaging app passes 300m users, adding its latest 100m in just 4 months
Layoffs hit RIM

Irish Rail Uses Twitter To Help Reunite Lost Dog With Owner

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One thing I always like about new technology is when it enables something that was effectively impossible before. So, while this story is really just a cute story about a lost dog, it also is quite amazing when you think about it. Not so long ago, this kind of thing...
Irish Rail Uses Twitter To Help Reunite Lost Dog With Owner
Green space and glass: Amazon’s vision for its new downtown Seattle campus

Game dev Double Fine ends record Kickstarter with $3.3m

www.electronista.com
Psychonauts developer Double Fine ended its Kickstarter project Tuesday evening with the largest project in the site's history. The fundraising for an adventure game earned $3,335,325 since its early February start, or more than eight times the $400,000 the studio had set for its original budget. Its actual budget will...
Game dev Double Fine ends record Kickstarter with $3.3m

T-Mobile CEO calls AT&T New York network 'crap'

www.pcworld.com
LAS VEGAS--CES may not be the phone show it once was, but that didn't stop T-Mobile from making a few major mobile announcements at an event Tuesday evening, and talking some good ol' smack. At a press conference deep in the bowels of the Venetian hotel and casino, the...
T-Mobile CEO calls AT&T New York network 'crap'
As Mystery Cloud Looms, Google Revs App Engine

Vodafone shares dip as Verizon denies $245 billion takeover rumors

gigaom.com
Well, that was quick. On Tuesday, the buzz was that Verizon and AT&T were thinking of bidding an eye-watering $245 billion for the UK-based carrier Vodafone. If true, this would have represented the biggest M&A transaction ever. However, late on Tuesday evening Verizon issued the following statement, which keeps alive...
Vodafone shares dip as Verizon denies $245 billion takeover rumors

We did it.

daltoncaldwell.com
As I write this, join.app.net just met our 500K goal, with 38 hours left. Data Export When you are logged into the App.net alpha, we provide a button which will email you a .zip file of all of your content in a structured format. If you are an alpha tester,...
We did it.

iPad mini takes a big bite out of Kindle Fire sales this holiday season

bgr.com
Amazon’s (AMZN) first Kindle Fire took the holidays by storm last year. Following a white-hot debut, Amazon’s slate had reportedly taken 14% of the global tablet market in the fourth quarter of 2011 despite being available for only six weeks in the quarter. This holiday season was a different story...
iPad mini takes a big bite out of Kindle Fire sales this holiday season

Barnes & Noble Warns of Data Breach

allthingsd.com
Barnes & Noble Inc. said customers at 63 stores in nine states may have had their credit-card information stolen. In a statement issued Tuesday evening, the nation’s largest bookstore chain said that in September it detected a problem with a PIN pad device used by customers to swipe their credit...
Barnes & Noble Warns of Data Breach

Sustained demand for Apple's iPhone 5 cause shipping estimates to slide to 3-4 weeks

thenextweb.com
Apple’s iPhone gravy train keeps rolling on, but it’s having trouble keeping up with initial demand, as shipping estimates for pre-orders the latest version have slid to 3-4 weeks, as noticed by MacRumors. When pre-orders for the iPhone 5 opened up last Friday, Apple quickly sold a record-breaking 2 million...
Sustained demand for Apple's iPhone 5 cause shipping estimates to slide to 3-4 weeks

HTC and Sprint to hold joint event on April 4th, One X could be announced

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Sprint and HTC delivered invitations to the media on Tuesday evening for a joint event that will be held on April 4th in New York City. Sprint CEO Dan Hesse and HTC President Jason Mackenzie will both be on hand, and while the subject of the event remains a...
HTC and Sprint to hold joint event on April 4th, One X could be announced

From shopping advice to walking devices, startups with UW ties show off their successful ideas

www.geekwire.com
The entrepreneurial talent coming out of the University of Washington was on full display Tuesday evening at the Paul G. Allen Center for Computer Science and Engineering. For the fourth installment of the Seattle Tech Meetup, five local startups with UW ties gave five-minute pitches to a crowd of more than 200 on...
From shopping advice to walking devices, startups with UW ties show off their successful ideas
EA has a lot riding on Battlefield 4, and it is stepping up its investment in a big way

Twitter Refreshes Its Mobile Presence

allthingsd.com
Twitter updated its mobile applications and web site on Wednesday, pushing out a visual refresh to the company’s Android app that claims to reflect a “native” Android experience. (Essentially, that means bringing the Android app up to par with the iOS app’s functionality.) Also noteworthy; Twitter’s mobile apps and web...
Twitter Refreshes Its Mobile Presence

Education in brief: Heads of the Roundtable start making a name for themselves

www.guardian.co.uk
How Twitter's reforming heads have been spotted by politicians; why harder tests for trainees might cause a teacher shortage; and the ongoing fight at Downhills schoolHeads of the Roundtable pique politicians' interestIt has been quite a week for the group of headteachers whose concerns about policymaking were aired seven days...
Education in brief: Heads of the Roundtable start making a name for themselves

Open webOS Won't Support TouchPad, Pre3, Veer

allthingsd.com
When Hewlett-Packard finally releases Open webOS, the open source version of the mobile operating system originally developed by Palm, it won’t support the devices on which its predecessor was designed to run. The Open webOS project announced Tuesday evening that the fledgling OS won’t support any existing webOS hardware. “For...
Open webOS Won't Support TouchPad, Pre3, Veer

Apple Extends Deadline For New Mac App Store Rules

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Apple is giving Mac software developers more time to conform to new rules designed to make their computer apps work more like mobile ones. The company notified developers Tuesday evening that they would have until June 1 to implement “sandboxing” for their apps, extending the deadline from March 1, according...
Apple Extends Deadline For New Mac App Store Rules

Twitter Beefs Up Cards Technology to Attract Mobile Developers

allthingsd.com
As we reported it would last week, Twitter on Tuesday evening announced an expansion to its Cards technology program, aiming to encourage more mobile developers to create customized, multimedia-based tweets for the service. Twitter hopes this will attract more third-party developers to create richer tweets for the stream, while offering...
Twitter Beefs Up Cards Technology to Attract Mobile Developers
Digital Content: GoPro Hero 3 Goes To 11, and Shoots in 4K
Cook stirs the pot: Apple CEO on TV, Siri, upcoming products and more

Apple Chief's Offhand Comment Spawns Internet Tribute

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Timothy D. Cook, Apple's chief executive, made an easily overlooked comment in Apple's conference call with Wall Street analysts Tuesday evening, amidst all the discussion of impressive quarterly sales and profits. But, of course, the Internet overlooks nothing and so begin the tweets from the toaster-fridge....
Apple Chief's Offhand Comment Spawns Internet Tribute

Travelocity Gnome Now Roaming on Foursquare

mashable.com
Already moonlighting on Chatroulette, the beloved Travelocity Roaming Gnome has decided to participate in the location-sharing movement as well, and will be updating followers about his exotic whereabouts on Foursquare.The move rounds out the Gnome’s social media portfolio — which, in addition to Chatroulette, includes a very active presence...
Travelocity Gnome Now Roaming on Foursquare
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