Google will allow you to opt out of them including your home wireless router in their Location Server database. So long as you’re willing to rename your access point by adding “_nomap” to the SSID. Read their privacy counsel’s justification Continue reading
Very interesting take on Siri. I wonder if this is an intended result or a side effect of adding Siri to iOS. It also makes me think Apple is being very careful about opening up a Siri API in order Continue reading
Very interesting discussion of how Facebook develops apps for the proliferating mobile platforms. A smart approach. How Facebook Mobile Was Designed to Write Once, Run Everywhere.
Nice write-up on Gigaom documenting Adrian Cockcroft’s critique of OpenStack. Adrian is Cloud Architect at Netflix so his views are worth noting. If Netflix is right, Amazon already a cloud champ
I imagine I’m like most folks. There is no way I have time for 3 or more social networks in my life. And while integration between services and the ability to “cross post” helps me keep more than one somewhat Continue reading
Seriously, who doesn’t know Apple and the Google gaggle are kicking RIM’s butt? Late quarter cuts in guidance mean things are seriously headed in the toilet. Somehow don’t think the Playbook will save them either. RIM cuts guidance for May Continue reading