Posts filed under “News”
Bloomberg Ethics, Or Lack Thereof
Amy Chozick and Ben Protess for the New York Times: A shudder went through Wall Street on Friday after the revelation that Bloomberg News reporters had extracted subscribers’ private information through the company’s ubiquitous data terminals to break news. This is absolutely mind-boggling to me. This particularly struck me (emphasis mine): Bloomberg said the functions that allowed […]
New Study on Tylenol and Its Effect on Moral Judgement
James Hamblin, for The Atlantic: Among people who took the placebo pill, those who wrote about existential anxiety set much higher bail ($450) [for prostitution] than those who wrote about the dentist ($300). But if they took Tylenol and wrote existentially, that sense of moral judgement seemed to be blunted. There was a tiny sample […]
New 4″ iPhone: All But Confirmed
Mark Gurman for 9to5Mac: Thanks to some tweaks to the iOS Simulator application that is included in the iOS development tools, we were able to run the simulator at the rumored next-generation iPhone display resolution of 640 x 1136…The iOS 5.1 simulator displayed the home screen with a stretched set of four rows of icons…iOS […]
Take my Skillshare Class! Create an iPhone app!
Come join me on July 3rd for my class The Non-Programmer’s Guide to Getting an App in the App Store! If you use the code IAMDANN when you register, you’ll save $5 off the cost of the class (in addition to the $5 scholarship from appssavvy), and you’ll get to sign up for the class at […]
Amazon Enters Search with CloudSearch, Next Up: Facebook
…aaaand Google finally gets some legitimate search competition.
Lawsuit: US vs. Apple and the Book Publishers
The US Government is suing Apple and several book publishers for conspiring together to raise the price of e-books.