Looking back on Larry Page’s tenure as CEO, I don’t know if it’s a coincidence...– Leaving Google’s silo: Alternatives to Gmail, Talk, Calendar, and more | Ken Kinder
Singhal said users who activate Hangouts on Gmail can continue to make calls by...– Google vows to support Voice within new Hangouts app - latimes.com Usability FTW.
They want everything; their ambition is boundless.– Daring Fireball
Why go anonymous? As artists currently working in the industry we felt...– Exclusive Interview: Black Tooth | Death and Taxes
I was interested to know more about what they were up to, so I wrote back and asked. After a week of correspondence, I learned that they are organizing a program to intercept mobile application data, with specific interest in monitoring:
Hackers are the animals that can detect a storm coming or an earthquake. They...– WSJ: Coinbase Nabs $5M in Biggest Funding for Bitcoin Startup (via seanbonner)
We’ll look a lot more like China than America after this,” Mr. Gidari said.– Obama May Back F.B.I. Plan to Wiretap Web Users - NYTimes.com
Schmidt then explained that Roubini’s assessment of the future was not one...– Google’s Eric Schmidt On Data Privacy: The Internet Needs A Delete Button | Fast Company | Business Innovation Orly?
Though Google finally launched its Gmail iOS app way back in November 2011, thus...– Gmail for iOS now links directly to native YouTube, Google Maps and Chrome apps - The Next Web Interesting move.
Dr. Berg, who does salivary research at the University of Washington, said the...– Sucking Your Child’s Pacifier Clean May Have Benefits - NYTimes.com
We determine the people you might enjoy following based on your recent visits to...– Twitter Help Center | About tailored suggestions I didn’t know about this, did you?
And then when I think about it, I realize we probably shouldn’t, and most...– Memories
Which leads to the cosmic change we are undergoing as a society: We are on our...– Ann Brenoff: On The Fly: Breaking Up With Your Phone Number
(via Taylor Wilson: My radical plan for small nuclear fission reactors) Age 19.
Longreads: Happy 10th Birthday, The Believer! →
motherjones: longreads: In celebration of its 10th anniversary, The Believer has just published a handful of classic stories for the first time on the web, and they were nice enough to share them with the Longreads community. Enjoy: Eddie Vedder interviewed by Carrie Brownstein (June 2004) “Crimes Against… Woo!
This app was in Time Magazine’s top 10 Apps of 2012 and most of the...– App for your phone can give your phone a completely different number - CBS 21 News Uh oh.
Tumblr users spend an average of 14 minutes per visit, Tumblr founder and CEO...– David Karp | Users Stay Longer on Tumblr Than Facebook, Says David Karp (via courtenaybird) Yes
Drivers want that function in their dashboard systems, and we think it makes...– How Federal Distracted-Driving Guidelines Will Shape Your Next Phone | Autopia | Wired.com Ya think?
The tool is, essentially, an open-source plagiarism detection engine,” web...– Is It Journalism, or Just a Repackaged Press Release? Here’s a Tool to Help You Find Out - Rebecca J. Rosen - The Atlantic
The rats’ decision to run or not to run, in other words, was being driven, at...– Why We’re Motivated to Exercise. Or Not. - NYTimes.com
For major events in New York and other large cities, Mr. Roman said the police...– Explosions Reported at Site of Boston Marathon - NYTimes.com
Burner - Disposable Phone Numbers
wearehidden: A while back we wrote an article on Mobile Safety and Security, we had told someone who criticized our article that if we found a better alternative to Google Voice we will suggest it, and I think we found a better alternative. Read More
Friday, April 5th was the day Apple decided to pull AppGratis out of the App...– AppGratis pulled from the App Store. Here’s the full story. – AppGratis
Heyward says the app was inspired by his college-aged sister, who complained...– Lightspeed invests $3 million in Whisper, the “secrets” app with Snapchat-like adoption
on jennifire: THE LOS ANGELES NOTEBOOK by JOAN... →
jenniferdefilippo: Whenever the winds get high in Los Angeles, I grow weary. Reading Joan Didion’s “The Los Angeles Notebook” from her book of essays, “Slouching Towards Bethlehem” always brings me comfort. THE LOS ANGELES NOTEBOOK BY JOAN DIDION There is something uneasy in the Los Angeles air this…
Margart Thatcher was a divisive, free-market... →
motherjones: Full stop.
"Reporters Say Exxon Is Impeding Spill Coverage in... →
motherjones: Well that sounds familiar.
Investors, would you like to be removed from this list? Get busy!– Zombie VCs « Danielle Morrill
I was perfectly content before I was born, and I think of death as the same...– Roger Ebert. (via nedhepburn)
In fact, Facebook Home should put privacy advocates on alert, for this...– Why Facebook Home bothers me: It destroys any notion of privacy — Tech News and Analysis