July 2012 Archives
Monday, 30th July 2012
Google has acknowledged that it broke its promise to delete all the personal data its Street View cars collected from unsecured Wi-Fi networks in Britain and other countries two years ago. While Google says the failure was a mistake, its long-term consequence could mean more scrutiny from British regulators, which could slow the roll out of…
Saturday, 28th July 2012
Weekly Wrap-up: Let's Hear It for Great Web Apps
If you're running a startup, you need to see these essential apps for startups and entrepreneurs. People aren't willing to try a slow app more than a few times. Girls Who Code is educating young ladies in the fine art of programming. After the jump you'll find more of this week's top news stories on some of the key topics that…
Friday, 27th July 2012
German Student Defies Google Cease-and-Desist with 1 Million Signatures
Google is determined to take down Youtube-mp3.org, a site that rips downloadable mp3 files from streaming YouTube videos. Philip Matesanz, the site's 21-year-old owner, has collected 1.2 million signatures in protest against the action. Will his petition move the search giant?
Have Smartphone Sales Hit the Saturation Point?
AT&T and Verizon both nailed big numbers in their earnings reports this week, driven by smartphone sales. But new reports suggest a bleaker future for smartphone growth, which has dipped to its slowest growth rate since the fall of 2009. Could the smartphone market finally be hitting a saturation point - or is this just more fallout from global…
6 Awesome Evernote Apps That We Guarantee You've Never Seen
Evernote has announced the finalists of its 2012 Devcup. The finalists will get to pitch at the Evernote Trunk Conference on August 24 for the chance to win some development dough. For the Evernote users out there, here are six cool new apps to enhance your outboard brain.