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Ben Thompson / stratechery:
To focus on services, Microsoft should split in two and make the Windows business a separate company   —  It's Time to Split Up Microsoft  —  To understand why so many serious Microsoft observers were encouraged by Satya Nadella's week-ago memo Bold Ambition and Our Core,1 it's useful …
Jul 22, 2014, 2:25 PMIn context
Nathan Ingraham / The Verge:
Adidas wants to put a personal trainer on your wrist with the Fit Smart   —  Nike might be planning to abandon its Fuelband hardware, but Adidas is taking the opposite path with the introduction of its new Fit Smart fitness tracking device.  It's a wrist-worn tracker that looks similar …
Jul 9, 2014, 11:55 AMIn context
Brad Molen / Engadget:
Here's a look at Android's L Developer Preview (hands-on)   —  By releasing a Developer Preview of the next version of Android (only known as “L” for now), Google is walking new ground — and it's blazing a glorious path that will greatly benefit the platform going forward.
Jun 26, 2014, 10:05 AMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Path Looks To Combine Commerce And Messaging With TalkTo Acquisition, Release Of New ‘Talk’ App   —  It's been a rough year for private social networking app Path.  The company has seen disappointing growth in many major markets, layoffs, and the departure of some key execs over the last 12 months.
Jun 20, 2014, 11:10 AMIn context
Tasneem Raja / Mother Jones:
On the importance of schools fostering “computational thinking” at a young age   —  Is Coding the New Literacy? … Detail from “On the Mode of Communication of Cholera,” 1854 … Upending our notions of what it means to interface with computers could help democratize …
Jun 17, 2014, 8:10 AMIn context
Joey Cosco / Business Insider:
Path messages to become ephemeral, will be removed from the company server after 24 hours   —  Path Is Retroactively Making All Messages Temporary  —  Super secure social network Path is jumping on the temporary message trend — officially starting today.  The 3-year-old San Francisco-based …
Jun 12, 2014, 12:35 AMIn context
Lee Fang / VICE:
Cable Companies Are Astroturfing Fake Consumer Support to End Net Neutrality   —  Activists protesting outside FCC headquarters in Washington, DC, on May 15, 2014.  Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images  —  Consumer advocates everywhere are demanding that the Federal Communication Commission continue …
Jun 7, 2014, 7:10 AMIn context
Ben Sisario / New York Times:
Jimmy Iovine's four decades of experience and celebrity connections lend credibility to Apple's music plans   —  Jimmy Iovine, a Master of Beats, Lends Apple a Skilled Ear  —  CUPERTINO, Calif. — Apple's new music impresario, Jimmy Iovine, didn't start out writing code or studying computer engineering …
May 29, 2014, 10:05 AMIn context
Stephen Lawson / Computerworld:
IBM unveils “Elastic Storage” portfolio of software-defined storage products partly based on Watson technology   —  IBM ties software-defined storage to Watson  —  IBM set to unveil storage virtualization that helped Watson win on Jeopardy  —  Storage is now marching …
May 12, 2014, 12:10 PMIn context
Laura Hazard Owen / Gigaom:
With competition from Amazon and publishers, most book startups are unlikely to succeed   —  Apple, Amazon and the uncertain future of the book startup  —  Over the past few years, I've encountered countless startups that claim they are going to disrupt or revolutionize book publishing.
May 11, 2014, 6:55 PMIn context

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