Sorta Nightly Open Thread
Long-time readers will know that I am something of an old-school Bungie fan. Not because of Halo, but because of their earlier, Mac-focused series, Marathon. Oh, and Myth too.
Regardless…they’re up to something, and will be revealing what their new project — codenamed Aerospace — is some time between June 23 and July 7, as they celebrate 20 years in the industry.
I’m genuinely curious!
TechCrunch has a video showing hints about Facebook integration in a test build of Apple’s iOS 4 mobile operating system. Why this feature was removed, and why Twitter is replacing it in iOS 5, is something of a mystery.
That is not a small number! That is a big number! Not that it probably bothers Apple; the company is purportedly worth only slightly less than Dell, Microsoft, and HP combined!
…there might just be hope for the Large Hadron Collider as an Earth defense relativistic kill weapon.
Yes, apparently this is being researched…because hey, if you can get grant money for saying “because some people are just jerks”, why wouldn’t you?
Related: Why you can’t win on the Internet.
Also related: Don’t let the trolls get you down!
It may be reporting your location information to the RSS feeds that its CARWINGS telematics system polls.
A look at how Twitter’s early design decisions regarding the mechanics of following ultimately contributed to the Democratic representative’s downfall.
The BBC Television Centre is up for sale, signaling the end of an era.
And to be fair, it’s a pretty solid product. I can’t fault the price, either.
And about a third of iOS developers also work in the BlackBerry space. Only about a third of iOS developers are iOS-only in focus.
iOS still has the largest app ecosystem, of course.
They’re still well on their way to the 700 million users mark, but it’ll take them a little longer to get there now.
Also related: Slowed growth aside, it’s still Facebook’s Internet.
Still related: Has Facebook peaked? It’s doubtful.
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