A burst of 8 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team
We spend a lot of time thinking about what to post on Facebook. Should you argue that political point your high school friend made? Do your friends really want to see yet another photo of your cat (or baby)? Most of us have, at one time or another, started writing something and then, probably wisely, changed our minds.
Unfortunately, the code that powers
Smartphone And Tablet Penetration - Business Insider
With a little perspective offered by historical data, the story of smartphone and tablet growth is truly amazing. By the end of this year, 6% of the global population will own a tablet, 20% will own PCs, and 22% will own smartphones.
And they reckon smartphone ownership passed personal PC ownership in mid-2012. Data point. (There's a graph too.)
Sun.com Design, Usability & Other Stuff >> Sun.com
Via the Internet Archive, a little tale about the king of visual layout,
we were very proud of our user interface and the fact that we had a way to browse 16,000(!!) pages of documentation on a CD-ROM. But browsing the hierarchy felt a little complicated to us. So we asked [
He played with our AnswerBook for about 90 seconds, turned around, and pronounced his review:
Q4 2013 Mobile development trends report >> Appcelerator (PDF)
Note this is a PDF:
There was little material change in developer interest among the mobile platform leaders. The iPhone (84.2%) and iPad (81.7%) still capture the most interest, with Android phones (79.4%) and Android tablets (66.1%) next in line.1 However, the number of developers reporting to be "very interested" in building apps on HTML5 fell to 59.9% – the lowest level since we began tracking the specification in
Google Nexus (which gets its own segment, strangely) comes out well ahead of Windows (tablets and phone), which comes out well ahead of BlackBerry.
Black Friday TV after-effects continue >> DisplaySearch Blog
A quick check of
Arbitrage can be found in every market.
Google search dominance challenged by
A spokeswoman for the [Canadian]
The scope of the Canadian investigation is similar to those being conducted in
The bureau said it has reason to believe
Calxeda, chipmaker who sought to bring ARM to servers, has shut down >> AllThingsD
Sources tell AllThingsD that Calxeda, the
A source said the company had sought to raise a fourth round of capital but was unsuccessful. "They just ran out of runway," as one source put it.
The shutdown will idle nearly all of Calxeda's roughly 125-strong work force, who have been informed of the move. Some have already started changing their LinkedIn profiles to reflect that they're now looking for new jobs.
It's unclear exactly how the company will unwind its operations, or if it will file for bankruptcy. One asset it does have is intellectual property regarding the design of ARM-based chips for use in servers. A source said that
Tor is supposed to hide you online. In this
According to an affidavit, sophomore
But how did law enforcement identify Kim in the first place?
It turns out that Tor, the service that ordinarily helps users avoid online detection, wound up fingering Kim as the alleged culprit.
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