The 50 companies on our 2011 list have chosen a unique path. Today’s...– The 2011 Most Innovative Companies
According to Intel’s survey, 91% of American adults say they’ve seen...– There Are Too Many “Public Displays of Technology” in This Country: Survey
When we think about how to be more “productive” in pushing bold ideas forward,...– 10 Time-Saving Web Tools
The festival has launched its official app for the fest. Called SXSW GO,...– As SXSWi grows up, it spreads out
I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about...– Stephen Hawking
Creation of a cover of Macworld magazine in three minutes.
In Latest Census, Dallas Sees Paltry Growth —... →
Big D may need a new nickname. Despite a surging state population and double-digit growth rates in Austin, Fort Worth and San Antonio, the city of Dallas grew by a paltry 1 percent in the last decade, according to the new census figures — a rate lower than any of the 20 largest cities in Texas. Dallas County fared little better: Its 6.7 percent growth rate was dwarfed by the four other...
Humans Are The Routers - Guest author Shervin... →
OpenMesh’s basic idea is that we could use some new techniques to create a secondary wireless Internet in countries like Libya, Syria, Iran, North Korea and other repressive regimes to allow citizens to communicate freely. By create mobile routers that connect together we could create a wireless network that mobile phones and personal computers can connect to. The first priority would be to have...
Because the platform is new, developers have to learn its ways before writing...– Moonlighting Within Microsoft, in Pursuit of New Apps
The Talk Show #31: You Can’t Beat a Computer -... →
After a week away, John Gruber is back with Dan Benjamin to discuss New Zealand, travel, Apple’s in-App subscription rules, App platforms and revenue supplanting publishing platforms and revenue, Apple’s pending product announcements, and how to do scrolling right on a smartphone. Despite 861.5 Percent Growth, Android Market Revenues Remain Puny Apple issues March 2 invitations – Apple 2.0 –...
For a number of products — cars, phones, computers, even shampoo and toothpaste...– Use It Up, Wear It Out - Consumers Hold On to Stuff Longer
Detroit to Eliminate Half of Its Public Schools →
kateoplis: Michigan state education officials Monday ordered Detroit Public Schools to close half its schools and consolidate operations to close the budget deficit. State officials told Robert Bobb, emergency financial manager for the Detroit Public School District, to immediately implement a restructuring plan that would increase class sizes to 60 students at whichever high schools remain...
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We think this will be the primary usecase for SXSW” says Hashable UX designer Oz...– Hashable Brings It To SXSW, And The Android
Current.org: Boston Globe: Defend aid to PBS and... →
Congressional Democrats have to make some tough choices about which programs to defend against the Republican drive to slash government spending, especially when it comes to a “fat GOP target” like the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, according to op-ed page editors of the Boston Globe. CPB’s $531 million appropriation is a comparatively small item in the federal...
In my opinion, any future defense secretary who advises the president to again...– Gates Warns Against Any More Wars Like Iraq or Afghanistan
Just as SMS, IM, Facebook and Twitter started to siphon away conversation...– Old Media Is Being Unbundled, Just Like Telecom Was: Tech News and Analysis «
Apple's Cloud-Based Music Service to Offer... →
It is not entirely clear from the article exactly how users would “access” their cloud-hosted music from Apple devices. Apple has been presumed to be preparing to allow users to simply host their collections in the cloud and then stream tracks to their Internet-connected devices on an as-needed basis, eliminating the need for managing and syncing libraries across machines and reducing...
You no longer need a tech person at the office to man “the server room.”...– The end of the IT department—Jonathan Buys
Technology360: TV broadcasters should follow Cord... →
Om Malik’s video site, NewTeeVee, has a new online video series called Cord Cutters – news and tips for people who are learning to live without cable or satellite – off air and internet TV only. You can find it at the link above or follow it on Twitter at @cordcutters or @newteevee. Cable and satellite subs are down just a bit for the first time so maybe this trend is gaining some weight. ...
They are under pressure. They have to do something. We know Saudi Arabia is...– Saudi King Offers Aid Package to Citizens
In the mobile context, you need to explain what you do in 30 seconds or less...– Instagram Founder Kevin Systrom’s 30-Second Rule for App Success | Fast Company
Tricking-out Your OmniFocus Perspectives (by The Omni Group) An hour of Merlin Mann doing a software demo at Mac World - What could be better?
Apple's North Carolina data center coming online... →
Apple revealed during its annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday that the huge data center it has been building in North Carolina will finally come online this spring. The data center, which at 500,000 square feet is five times the size of Apple’s current Newark, California data center, will be used to support iTunes and MobileMe services.
Best thing Larry Page could do as CEO is to change the company motto from “Don’t...– Why Has Google Been Collecting Kids’ Social Security Numbers Under the Guise of an Art Contest?