August 2012 Archives
Thursday, 23rd August 2012
One of the five reasons why Web publishing is changing is the emergence of streams of information. In other words, a constant flow of information ordered chronologically and (ideally) topically too. In the near future, the theory goes, it won't matter where you enter content - a blog platform, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, etcetera - because all of it…
Will PayPal’s History Derail Its Discover Card Deal?
PayPal’s new deal with Discover Financial Services may have just opened the door for the payment service’s users to pay for goods and services in seven million Discover card locations, but there are big questions whether this deal will really accelerate the future of mobile payments.
Why Facebook Ditched the Mobile Web & Went Native With its New iOS App
Facebook released a completely rebuilt version of its iOS app for iPhone and iPad today, changing a fundamental aspect of the company's mobile strategy. Gone is the Web-centric, HTML5 approach. In its place, Facebook has rebuilt the iOS app using Apple’s native framework. The result? A more streamlined, faster app for the iPhone and iPad.
Facebook Rebuilds Its iOS App, Siding With Apple Against Google
Facebook released version 5.0 of its iPhone and iPad app Thursday. It’s a complete rewrite of the app. It actually works now. The iOS Facebook experience has been miserable for a long time. With Apple on the verge of releasing Facebook integration to both OS X and iOS, the update is only the beginning of a much closer alliance between the two…