Tag Archives: Apple

Soupmix for 2012-05-11

Planning Alerts: community scrapers ahoy! http://t.co/BXxaeeYS # RT @newsycombinator: Apple to drop Google Maps in iOS 6 for in-house Maps? http://t.co/cMgX1RAW #

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cd-roms and ipads – analysis of publishing as a workflow and why iPad will not save glossy magazines. “For those of you blessed with senile amnesia or youth, CD-ROMs were the first wave of “interactive media” in the mid-eighties, and the great hope for publishing houses struggling to understand what they might be doing in the […]

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March #1

Digital Economy BillGuardian: Lords angered over three strikes rule for filesharers iPadY combinator looking for iPad startups JournalismFree manual for investigative journalists Story-based Inquiry Open AccessJISC: How to build a business case for an Open Access policy The new report shows how universities can work out how much they could save on their profit and […]

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Links to 6th May

US Senate Sunlight Foundation: Senate posts votes in XML  http://bit.ly/Il7hF Europe Telecoms Package #telecomspackage #EU OUT-LAW: European Parliament vetoes telecoms reform, demands court order for ISP disconnection http://tinyurl.com/dd82gb LaQuadrature: Amendment 138/46 adopted again. Internet is a fundamental right in Europe. http://tr.im/kDjJ EU vote: Trautman Citizens Rights amendments adopted! EU parliament live http://tr.im/kDg6  Malcolm Harbour account of EU telecoms packagehttp://tr.im/kCGV Detailed rebuttal http://www.blackouteurope.eu/ […]

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Newspapers: Seattle Post-Intelligencer ends printing. Staff cuts, continues as web-only publication http://bit.ly/L1OnJ iPod headphones aren´t DRMed, just controlled by a proprietary chip that you have to license  http://bit.ly/YdnM4 Guardian Tech OFCOM sets out challenge of broadband Britain http://bit.ly/SsqGL More James Boyle and ‘How extending copyright term in sound recordings actually works’ with link to PDF […]

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App Store sales: $30m in first month

Interview with Steve Jobs in the Wall Street Journal Sales of apps for the iPhone at $1m a day produced $21m for developers. “If sales stay at the current pace, Apple stands to reap at least $360 million a year in new revenue from the App Store, Mr. Jobs said. “This thing’s going to crest […]

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Mobile Blues

Tim Bray works for Sun Microsystems. He is an influential blogger, takes photographs, writes essay length pieces. Now, you know about iPhone, a bit about Google’s Android, which is an SDK without hardware and we’ve mentioned open source contender Open Moko. You know Apple’s environment is closed source. Actually, let’s say Apple’s culture is closed […]

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