Jony Ive gets promoted -- hands management drudgery to underlings

Jony Ive gets promoted -- hands management drudgery to underlings

Stephen Fry has news for you: He once met Steve Jobs and burst through the reality distortion field, popping it like a bubble. Incidentally, Jony Ive....

05/26/15

Google muddies #IoT waters with Brillo OS

Google muddies #IoT waters with Brillo OS

Google -- never one to shy away from a project it can't drop in three years -- is reportedly developing a new Android based OS named Brillo for Internet of Things (IoT) devices...

05/22/15

Rumors suggest Apple's #IoT Homekit bloatware apps included in iOS 9

Rumors suggest Apple's #IoT Homekit bloatware apps included in iOS 9

Homekit -- Apple's answer to 'Internet of Things' buzzspeak -- was introduced with great fanfare at last year's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). Since then, the project has been bedeviled...

05/21/15

Twitter flies back to Google search

Twitter flies back to Google search

Twitter has announced it is now allowing Google access to its real-time datastream. This means Google can once again display up-to-the-minute tweets in search results...

05/20/15

Leaker of Apple secrets reveals API (maybe a TV)

Leaker of Apple secrets reveals API (maybe a TV)

A trusted leaker of secrets recently revealed details about the next release of Watch OS. The source also revealed...

05/19/15

iPhone 7 to get iGPS? Apple secretly buys Coherent Navigation, Inc.

iPhone 7 to get iGPS? Apple secretly buys Coherent Navigation, Inc.

New iPhone 7 feature helps you find yourself, precisely. Apple acquisition of Coherent Navigation gets us there...

05/18/15

Google self-driving car soon set free (and on public streets)

Google self-driving car soon set free (and on public streets)

Google just announced its self-driving car will soon be trundling the mean streets of Silly Valley. In IT Blogwatch, bloggers signal before passing...

05/15/15

Windows 10 must somehow form a family (it was much more than a hunch)

Windows 10 must somehow form a family (it was much more than a hunch)

Preach it. Microsoft's VP of Windows Marketing, Tony Prophet, did just that yesterday -- spreading the word about multiple (and we mean multiple) versions of Windows 10...

05/14/15

'Venom' vuln poisons your cloud (so patch now)

'Venom' vuln poisons your cloud (so patch now)

Venom is a horrible, horrible bug: Sky falling, film at 11. In IT Blogwatch, bloggers activate awful acronyms...

05/13/15

BitTorrent Bleep -- crypto messaging disgruntles data snoops

BitTorrent Bleep -- crypto messaging disgruntles data snoops

BitTorrent just released its anonymous messaging app: Bleep, designed to keep messages and voice data private from unknown third parties. Although we could share more...

05/13/15

Google's self-driving car: CRASH course in PR needed

Google's self-driving car: CRASH course in PR needed

Google takes the wheel, drives away from bad press. News that its auto-automaton has been involved in a few prangs causes more damage...

05/12/15

Is this an Apple Watch jailbreak in Comex browser video?

Is this an Apple Watch jailbreak in Comex browser video?

Yes, the Apple Watch can be rooted to run a web browser. And no, you probably wouldn't want to surf the Web with it. But a video created by a hacker named Comex demonstrates a watch jailbreak...

05/11/15

Will Uber drive away with Here Maps?

Will Uber drive away with Here Maps?

For about a month now, Nokia has been spinning its wheels -- trying to unload its Here Maps business. But this week, Here's plodding Norse saga has become a bit more interesting...

05/08/15

Meet Google Fi: The new meh, so-so, OK carrier

Meet Google Fi: The new meh, so-so, OK carrier

Invites for Fi -- Google's new mobile network -- are beginning to trickle out of Google's email servers. Uh-oh Houston, there seems to be a problem: Google Voice no longer works...

05/07/15

PageSpeed to be latest dead Google product

PageSpeed to be latest dead Google product

Waddya mean, you've never heard of it?

05/07/15

Can Apple woo music labels and FTC in time for Beats relaunch?

Can Apple woo music labels and FTC in time for Beats relaunch?

Time is ticking, and Apple needs to sign a few music deals, as soon as possible, pronto-like even. Why the rush? According to sources...

05/06/15

Internet.org is free (as long as Facebook can track your every move)

Internet.org is free (as long as Facebook can track your every move)

Facebook's all-staring CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently announced the new Internet.org Platform. But given that it is a Facebook led initiative, perhaps it warrants closer inspection...

05/05/15

In memoriam: Dave Goldberg 1967--2015

In memoriam: Dave Goldberg 1967--2015

Taken from his family too soon

05/04/15

Grooveshark bites the big one

Grooveshark bites the big one

Music streaming service Grooveshark has just shuttered its doors, never to open again. Today, all that remains is a contrite...

05/01/15

Build 2015 UBER mentions: #ITBW rounds up the best Build 2015 roundups

Build 2015 UBER mentions: #ITBW rounds up the best Build 2015 roundups

True to form, yesterday Microsoft began the keynote of its Build 2015 developer conference, discussing cloud first. Then, just as sleepy non-techie user types in the audience were starting to count sheep...

04/30/15

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