Tech News – June 17th 2012 to June 20th 2012
Tech news – June 17th 2012 to June 20th 2012:
- Twitter Blog: A new way to experience profiles: with or without replies –
- twitterWhen you visit a Twitter user’s profile, you may want to see his or her original Tweets rather than their conversations. Then again, you may enjoy seeing the back-and-forth exchanges they have with other Twitter users. Now you can have it both ways.
When you visit the profiles of verified accounts, such as @bubbawatson, @NASCARor @Pepsi, by default you will see their timeline of Tweets without replies: that is, you won’t see Tweets that begin with an @username. If you’d like to see all Tweets … show all text
- Ex-Googlers Launch MightyText, An iMessage For Android Users | TechCrunch –
During their lengthy careers at Google in both senior technical and product management roles, Maneesh Arora and Amit Sangani were able to geek out on products like AdSense, AdWords, and the now-defunct Google Health. Arora tells us that, while his time at Google was defined by smart people and ambitious ideas like these, in development there was often a tendency to "over engineer" without thinking about "the average user." He said that, while Google employees always had Gchat open and used Goog…
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- Surface by Microsoft –
A tablet that's a unique expression of entertainment and creativity. A tablet that works and plays the way you want. A new type of computing. Surface.
- FREE Face Recognition API, Face Recognition Software Apps for the masses – face.com –
- From Twitter – WebDev Introducing Thimble webmaking made easy http://t.co/Li0sq1GF
- Digital Media’s Ever-Swifter Incursion –
- By DAVID CARRIn just one week, developments solidified the future of a new kind of media, with The Huffington Post and Time Inc. both announcing new tablet offerings.
- Search and Social: How The Two Will Soon Become One | TechCrunch –
- Ben ElowitzEditor’s note: This is a guest post by Ben Elowitz (@elowitz). Elowitz is the co-founder and CEO of next-generation media company Wetpaint, and the author of the Digital Quarters blog about the future of digital media. Prior to Wetpaint, Elowitz co-founded Blue Nile (NILE).
Bing and Google each recently unveiled its own new search interface, designed to better intuit your intent and help you get to the one best answer more efficiently. And they’ve meet it ever more clear that search is heading show all text
- How Depressives Surf the Web –
- By SRIRAM CHELLAPPAN and RAGHAVENDRA KOTIKALAPUDIIn a study, students who showed signs of depression tended to use the Internet differently from those who showed no symptoms of depression.
- Target Practice | TechCrunch –
- Steve GillmorApple’s WWDC keynote had a different rhythm befitting the post Jobs post Facebook IPO world we’re in. Days after Larry Ellison’s wooden capitulation to the Cloud, the tech press could be forgiven for the pedestrian way they consumed the news. Ellison has clearly absorbed Marc Benioff’s script for the last 3 or 13 years, but made no attempt at challenging his protege’s style and passion. Tim Cook and his team relied on the power of their strategy rather than the stagecraft of the event.
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