Tech News – September 28th 2012
Tech news – September 28th 2012
- TIM COOK: ‘We’re Extremely Sorry’ – Business Insider –
- Jay YarowTim Cook just released a statement aimed at customers apologizing for the Apple maps mess.
In the letter he says, Apple is "extremely sorry" for releasing a subpar product and "we are doing everything we can to make Maps better."
He even tells customers to try other apps while Apple fixes its maps: "You can try alternatives by downloading map apps from the App Store like Bing, MapQuest and Waze, or use Google or Nokia maps by going to their websites and creating an icon on your home screen to t… show all text
- BBC News – Apple apologises for Maps switch ‘frustration’ –
Apple's chief executive acknowledges users are "frustrated" by its new maps and suggests they use rival technologies.
- 75 Must Read Marketing Blogs to Make Your RSS Reader Epic | Unbounce –
- Kristi Hines75 of the world’s best marketing blogs all in one place. Add them to your favourite reader now. You’re welcome.
Wanna learn more about new online marketing strategies? Good luck! The thing that gets most people is that the most informative blogs are also the ones that put out a mass number of posts per day, which is hard to keep up with. This is why I want to share with you some great blogs as a whole, as well as blogs that offer category-specific RSS feeds. This way, you can subscribe to only … show all text
- Apple – A letter from Tim Cook on Maps –
- IBM Readies "Project Sparta" Aimed at Simplifying Big Data – Arik Hesseldahl – News – AllThingsD –
- Arik HesseldahlComputing giant IBM is close to announcing a new product aimed at simplifying how companies handle so-called “big data” problems that stem from managing and analyzing the massive amounts of data generated by their daily operations.
People familiar with the company’s plans tell AllThingsD that the product is known internally as “Project Sparta,” and that it is the latest result of a four-year, $2 billion research and development effort that has so far yielded two offerings in what Big Blue calls… show all text
- Social Persuasion: How to Move People to Action | Social Media Examiner –
- Michael StelznerWant more of your readers to take action?
Are you looking to increase the persuasion of your content?
To learn how persuasion and psychology apply to social media marketing, I interview Derek Halpern for this episode of the Social Media Marketing podcast.
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The show format is on-demand talk radio (a… show all text
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- Tim Cook Apologizes For Apple Maps, Points To Competitive Alternatives | TechCrunch –
Apple CEO Tim Cook has written an open letter on Apple's website, finally apologizing for the Maps drama that's been unfolding over the past few weeks with the introduction of iOS 6. In the letter, Cook states that he is
- What Makes a Successful Startup Community? Is it Possible to Build One Where You Live? –
- Mark SusterThis article originally appeared on TechCrunch.
Recently I wrote a post arguing to make the definition of a Startup more inclusive than that to which Silicon Valley, fueled by Venture Capital return profiles, would sometimes like to attach to the word.
Today I’d like to talk about what startup communities outside of Silicon Valley look like, how they emerge and what makes them take hold.
Most of what I think about startup communities came from mentorship by Brad Feld through hours of private d… show all text
- Apple CEO: We are ‘extremely sorry’ for Maps flap | Apple – CNET News –
- Roger ChengTim Cook says Apple fell short on its commitment to its customers, acknowledges their frustration, and even suggests using alternatives.
- Twitter Not Yet A Mainstream Technology – Business Insider –
- Henry BlodgetTwitter is a great product, and millions of people have become addicted to using it for many hours per day (including me).
Investors have also gone bananas over the company, bidding its valuation up higher than $10 billion.
And advertisers have had very encouraging things to say about the power of Twitter as an advertising and customer-service channel.
But given the mind-boggling ubiquity of Twitter awareness–the little bird and @handlesand quoted tweets are everywhere–it's easy to lose sight show all text
- Tim Cook on Apple Maps: "We Are Extremely Sorry" – Peter Kafka – Mobile – AllThingsD –
Here's how seriously Apple is taking criticism of MappleGate: Via a public statement, an incredibly rare admission of fallibility from CEO Tim Cook: "We fell short."
- French budget boosts taxes on rich – Europe – Al Jazeera English –
President Hollande says taxing corporates is way to go, as his government unveils budget aimed at cutting deficit.
- ‘And finally’: A beginner’s guide to viral video hunting | Storyful Blog –