Archive for January, 2013

Embedded Tweets and More

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Embedded tweets have been updated, and Twitter has made design and technical changes to the popular format.

As Twitter becomes ever more popular, even among heads of state, naturally more people are going to be inserting their favorite snippets into blog posts and other kinds of websites. For those people, the new changes will help make those embedded tweets more interactive and more stylish.

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What Do You Want from a Tech Podcast?

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

If you subscribe to podcasts on a regular basis, you’ve discovered there is no shortage of formats. Some are published daily, some are published weekly. Some feature a solitary host, while others entertain a rotating panel of guests. Some episodes clock in at only 5 minutes, while others frequently break the 2 hour barrier. And when it comes to content, the sky is the limit.

Assuming you have room on your subscription list for another podcast focused on technology and gadgets, what would you expect from it?

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Samsung Cool Factor

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Samsung Electronics Co. is succeeding where other technology companies have tried and failed: closing the coolness gap with Apple Inc.

The deep-pocketed Korean company has used a combination of engineering prowess, manufacturing heft and marketing savvy to create smartphones that can rival the iPhone in both sales and appeal.

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Apple Is Not a Bellwether

Monday, January 28th, 2013

The rise of Apple shares over the last few years was meteoric. Their fall over last few days has been traumatic. But these gyrations may not matter much to the overall stock market.

They will matter, of course, if you lost money as Apple dropped from $702 in September to $439.88 on Friday. And the companys struggles may be of more than passing interest even if you never intend to own any of its shares.

Apple remains a colossus, even if Exxon Mobil surpassed it as the most valuable publicly traded company in the world on Friday, exactly one year after iPhone sales propelled Apple to the top spot. Still, all of those iPhones, iPads and other gadgets make Apple matter in many households.

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Saturday, January 26th, 2013

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