Steve Jobs famously called traditional computers “trucks” in comparison to his...– Editorial: The Kindle Fire, the iPad, and what tablets are good for | This is my next…
Amazon sees the hardware and software of a device as a commodity and the content...– The case against the Kindle as a low end tablet disruption | asymco
Microsoft may offer pay TV via Xbox - Boston Globe →
Microsoft Corp. plans to offer online pay television service from Comcast Corp. and Verizon Communications Inc. through Xbox Live in a bid to channel more entertainment to its video-game console, people with knowledge of the situation said. Microsoft , based in Redmond, Wash., is in talks with almost two dozen providers of music, sports, movies, and television shows in the United States and...
Facebook tracks you online, even when you’re... →
Entrepreneur and hacker Nik Cubrilovic reports that Facebook can still track the web pages you visit, even when you are logged out of Facebook. According to Cubrilovic’s tests, Facebook merely alters its tracking cookies when you log out, rather than deleting them. Your account information and other unique identifiable tokens are still present in these cookies, which means that any time you...
AppleInsider | Rumor: Amazon eyeing purchase of... →
If such a deal were to become a reality, it would allow Amazon to make future Kindle hardware based on its own software in webOS, rather than modifying Google’s Android platform as it has done with the Kindle Fire, according to VentureBeat. The new color touchscreen Kindle Fire will go on sale this November for $199.
Rick Perry’s never won races in Texas because he’s loved or because...– Can Rick Perry Regain His Momentum? - NPR
JP Morgan: Kindle Fire is 'noise,' won't compete... →
Moskowitz said he believes users have come to expect certain features in a tablet, and Amazon’s device may not meet those expectations. He feels the Kindle Fire is more of a hybrid device than a true tablet. “It is our view that for tablet vendors to win customers, a feature-rich, user-friendly tablet is a key requisite,” he said.
Nokia is expected to introduce the first of its models running the Windows Phone...– Nokia to Eliminate 3,500 More Jobs - NYTimes.com
Bank of America, the nation’s biggest bank, said on Thursday that it planned to...– Banks to Make Customers Pay Debit Card Fee - NYTimes.com
It’s all about the content, though. That’s the difference that other tablet...– Daring Fireball: Amazon’s New Kindles
Radiohead at Roseland Ballroom Night 1 — GPR →
Setlist: Bloom Little by Little Staircase Weird Fishes/Arpeggi Feral Subterranean Homesick Alien All I Need The One I Love (R.E.M. cover)/Everything in its Right Place Lotus Flower 15 Step Myxomatosis Codex The Daily Mail Bodysnatchers Reckoner ENCORE: Give Up the Ghost The National Anthem Morning Mr. Magpie ENCORE 2: Street Spirit (Fade Out) Nude
At the risk of sounding like The Boy Who Cried Wolf, I’m just going to say it:...– The Planets Are Aligned: Facebook’s Spartan And iPad Projects Set To Launch Early Next Week | MG Siegler
Sox fan Stephen King could not have imagined a night like this. It was one of...– Shameful Red Sox made unwanted history - The Boston Globe
Amazon now stands poised to take one of Google’s most critical assets — Android...– Editorial: How Amazon picked Android’s lock | This is my next…
Visualizing the Steve Jobs era | asymco →
On October 4th, Tim Cook will take the stage at Apple’s fall event. With Steve Jobs’ transition to head the Board of Directors of Apple and after serving as CEO for fourteen years, it is time to take a look at his reign.
Jeff Bezos: Amazon is like Coca-Cola, and Pepsi hasn’t been invented yet.– What’s Apple…Jack Daniels? - Shane
Current.org: New PBS primary in Orlando raises... →
WUCF-TV, the new PBS primary station in Orlando, Fla., has raised $60,000 in its first pledge drive, reports the Orlando Sentinel. Grant Heston, assistant vice president of news and information at licensee University of Central Florida, said he was “very pleased,” and looking forward to larger numbers for its next fundraiser in December. The station took a “low-key...
When you decide to reinvent something that’s been around for five...– Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, at announcement event for the Kindle Fire media tablet
Windows cannot lose” - S. Ballmer– Tweet from Horace Dediu of Asymco.com
sir-robert: hahahaha. i love this. Thom Yorke: “No, we’ve never done a Christmas album.”
thesnugglycactus: Oh god… my favorite song.
maxdill: Bloom is so good live. This song is pretty much impossible to reproduce live. They nailed it!
chartsofcahn: Radiohead So I guess the big news is Radiohead on TV. Here they are preforming unreleased song The Daily Mail. See the whole amazingness here———
yetanothermusicblog: Radiohead performing “Morning Mr Magpie” on The Colbert Report. You can watch the entire episode on The Audio Perv.
stickycarpets: Radiohead on the Colbert Report on Comedy Central. Watch the rest of the tracks at http://pitchfork.com/news/44124-watch-radiohead-hit-colbert/ Oh boy.
Our computers live in the ticks of the clock. We live in the big spaces between...– Douglas Rushkoff in Program or be Programmed: Ten Commands for a Digital Age (via minimalmac)
As Cervantes realized in the context of the newly born mass culture of the...– ‘Quixote,’ Colbert and the Reality of Fiction - NYTimes.com