We discuss Mozilla being recognized as the Most Trusted Internet Company, Iran sent a monkey into space, Crashlytics joins forces with Twitter, a Pebble smartwatch review, Lance Armstrong singing Radoihead's 'Creep', American Airlines gets a new look, and Barnes & Noble is closing 200 stores soon.
I’m very happy to share that Mozilla has been named the Most Trusted Internet Company for Privacy in 2012, according to a study performed by the Ponemon Institute.
The primate travelled in a Pishgam rocket, which reached an altitude of some 120km (75 miles) for a sub-orbital flight before "returning its shipment intact", the defence ministry said.
With today’s announcement, much will remain the same. Development of Crashlytics will continue unabated and we remain dedicated to working with all of our customers – current and new, big and small – to deliver the key app performance insights they need.
"Creep" is one of those songs that shouldn't be covered lightly. For every brilliantly executed rendition, there are five or six that will have you wishing for a swift and painless death by the time the crescendo rolls around.
DJ Earworm, a.k.a. the San Francisco-based mashup artist Jordan Roseman, pointed out that a 2012 Glee cover of R. Kelly’s “I Believe I Can Fly” similarly appeared to be lifted from his arrangement of the song, as did singer/songwriter Greg Laswell, who told The Hollywood Reporter in 2011 that his version of Cyndi Lauper’s “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” also appeared to have been used without permission on the Fox show.
"It seems to me that there was no need for American Airlines to undertake such a change, but many people do not understand the difference between Design and Styling, and believe in change for the sake of change," Vignelli believes. "This is a very young country and has little time to appreciate the value of history. Perhaps in the future it will became wiser..."
The Pebble stands out by not standing out — almost every other smart watch is a bulky, chunky affair, but chances are most people won’t even realize you’re wearing the Pebble until you tell them.
Apple today released Apple TV software version 5.2 for the second- and third- generation streaming media players. Arriving alongside iOS 6.1, the update brings enhanced support for iTunes in the Cloud, the addition of the Up Next feature introduced in iTunes 11, and long-awaited Bluetooth keyboard support.
what's important to note here is that it seems Vine has already begun the process of clearing out and hiding NSFW material — while they will likely never be able to completely rid the service of it, it sounds like it'll at least take a bit more work.
A Twitter spokesperson has responded to our inquiry about this morning's pornographic Vine with the following statement: "A human error resulted in a video with adult content becoming one of the videos in Editor's Picks, and upon realizing this mistake we removed the video immediately. We apologize to our users for the error." From the sound of things, an algorithmic failure wasn't to blame here — someone actually pushed this video out to the Editor's Pick section.
With its alpha release, App.net promised a new kind of social network: a short-message service like Twitter, but subscription-supported and free from ads. Today, the company's adding 10GB of cloud storage and a file-access API, in an attempt to expand that service into a fully-realized social app platform.
Apple customers in Britain have begun to seek compensation after the search giant bypassed security settings on their iPhones and Mac computers, allowing it to track their browsing habits.
It has been a sad and gruesome semester at South Korea’s most prestigious university, and with final exams beginning Monday the school is still reeling from the recent suicides of four students and a popular professor.
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More than a third of the people who participated in Occupy Wall Street protests in New York lived in households with annual incomes of $100,000 or more, according to a study by sociologists at the City University of New York, and more than two-thirds had professional jobs.
CUPERTINO, California?January 29, 2013?Apple® today announced a 128GB* version of the fourth generation iPad® with Retina® display.
OpenTable has acquired Foodspotting, the popular photo-sharing application for restaurants.
Until now, we've known almost all there is to know about Microsoft Office 2013 and Office 365: we got hands-on with the new features last summer, and the company has even confirmed pricing.
Nationwide bookseller Barnes & Noble (BKS) plans to shutter approximately 200 stores in the coming years as the company increases its focus on the digital book market.
On its earnings call today, Yahoo reported that its Flickr product has enjoyed a resurgence in the mobile space, with iOS usage spiking a full 25% in terms of uploads and photos viewed, measured on a daily basis, since the company revamped its app for Apple’s mobile devices.
Photos leaked on Twitter show that the Akron Zips' new black Nike jerseys will feature the team's Twitter handle on the back
Image-based social network Pinterest has announced it's experimenting with one of the site's key features: its visual design.
Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of worldwide marketing, revealed within the company’s press release that nearly 300 million iPhones, iPads and iPod touch devices are running iOS 6 in just five months since its release.
9to5Mac has unconfirmed images of what could be the rear panel for the next iPad.