Premium-Inhalt. Facebook is now scads of new millionaires are on a Silicon Valley spending spree, and media outlets near and far have yet to pipe down about the IPO, likely one of the most anticipated in history.
Premium-Inhalt. Two technology titans who have been grappling in courts around the world will be meeting face to face Monday to see if they can settle their differences and concentrate on what they do best: creating great consumer electronics products.
Premium-Inhalt. Over the past few months there have been no fewer than three tiny, cheap Linux PCs making headlines, and now there's a fourth to add to the list.
Premium-Inhalt. Once a week, we catch you up on Macworld's biggest stories from the past week, in case you missed them. Because that's what friends do for each other. This week, we ruminated on the futures of iOS and OS X, covered Hotkeysgate, and--as ever--offered a slew of reviews. A review slew, if you will. Let's dive in:
Premium-Inhalt. Are you a Facebook junkie? If so, you probably find yourself hopping back and forth between a Facebook tab and whatever else you happen to be doing in your browser. That's not terribly productive.
Premium-Inhalt. Interactive maps and sites are worth checking out with the solar eclipse nearing.
Premium-Inhalt. A Cisco study shows the vast majority of US firms are now adopting "bring your own device" (BYOD) schemes.
Premium-Inhalt. Sometimes it's hard to make the right connection between cause and effect. Are larger Android phones forcing Apple to make an iPhone with a bigger screen? First you'd have to show that comically large phones are affecting Apple in any way. A favorite silly pundit then posits that Google directly selling phones will soon make Android fragmentation a thing of the past! Finally, which came first: the MacBook Air or the Ultrabook? (Spoiler: IT WAS THE AIR.)
Premium-Inhalt. A senior policy manager at the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has said that it may give organisations with complex website environments years to comply with new EU cookie laws, even though the new regulation came into effect in the UK almost twelve months ago.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple has announced that its North Carolina data centre will be powered entirely by renewable energy sources by the end of 2012.
Premium-Inhalt. Kodak has accused Apple of trying to knock down the value of its patents so that it can buy them for less than their worth. Kodak claims its patents are worth $2.6 billion.
Premium-Inhalt. The screenwriter set to turn Walter Isaacson's Steve Jobs biography into a movie for Sony Pictures says the film won't be a straightforward biography, and that Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has been hired to work as a "tutor" for the film.
Premium-Inhalt. The iPhone 5 launch is rapidly approaching. At least we all think it is, is famously regarding new products: launching new iPhones, computers and whizz-bang devices on an (largely) unsuspecting public out of the nowhere. All this causes a tremendous amount of excitement amongst tech industry watchers as people worldwide speculate, theorize, imagine, and just what the Cupertino-based company is really up to.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple has sent legal correspondence to the organiser of a London based Apple Expo warning them that use of the name Apple is a trademark infringement.
Premium-Inhalt. Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) investigators will get quicker access to data from the mobile phones and smartphones of suspects after announcing the controversial deployment of the Radio Tactics ACESO data extraction system.
Premium-Inhalt. Technical problems at the Nasdaq exchange affected the trading of Facebook shares on Friday, the much-anticipated day of its IPO (initial public offering), Robert Greifeld, chief executive of Nasdaq OMX Group Inc., told reporters on Sunday, according to published reports.
Premium-Inhalt. David Smith, deputy commissioner at the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), has said that government departments will feature on a list of the top 50 websites due to receive a letter of warning from the regulator over non-compliance with new EU cookie laws 'within days'.
Premium-Inhalt. Tim Cook thinks that would be like combining a toaster and a refrigerator. We wonder what the Apple CEO would think of this crazy collection of hybrid gadgets.
Premium-Inhalt. Once upon a time, it was considered insane to compete against eBay. If you sold custom-made goods like clothes or jewelry, you sold at flea markets on weekends, and eBay the rest of the time. The idea that anyone would shop anywhere else for your handmade merchandise was silly.