Technology News Archive - June 14, 2012
Apple must now go on the defensive in a lawsuit which says the Cupertino company is letting advertisers secretly track each of its mobile users. Interestingly enough, other companies, such as the ad-happy Google, were dismissed from the case.
For as much as Tim Cook talked about doing “great things” with their products and the apps which run on them, Apple sure does have a tendency to squash other products and services underfoot. Take, for instance, text messaging. Or pocket cameras. Or GPS units.
Recently Subtext has repositioned itself to focus on education, promising a solution for teachers who want to create collaboration around digital books. Teachers can post and answer questions, link to Web content and create assignments and quizzes inside of the app.
As an increasing number of devices become connected to the Internet, Intel Corp. is looking to new markets, such as home entertainment, for major growth opportunities, the company’s chief financial officer said this week during the Reuters Media and Technology Summit in New York.
Google will likely 'escape punishment' for gathering private emails, passwords, medical data, web browsing details and other private information from millions of Britons as it mapped out areas of the country in its fleet of Street View vehicles, experts say.
Across every announcement made by Apple during their 2012 WWDC Keynote, from new Retina Display Macs to new Maps in iOS 6, one element remained: Unity.
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You will soon see the familiar web suffix of .com and .net replaced with .app, .kids, .love, .pizza and even more corporate-specific endings such as .amazon and .google, coming as early as next year.
In a move to slash costs and streamline operations, Finland-based Nokia announced today the cutting of 10,000 jobs worldwide by the end of next year, including research and development projects in Ulm, Germany, and Burnaby, Canada.
Sadly, the most memorable thing about Ping, Apple’s (pretty terrible) foray into social will be the fact that it’s one of Apple’s very few failures.
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