NY Times: “Even as it rolls out a local wireless Internet service in Mountain View, Google says it will not be a national provider of such services.”
Marc Canter: “Facebook is now offering open APIs.”
Amyloo: “I still don’t get the Rocketboom naysayers.”
MacWorld: “Apple is attempting to take control of the word Pod within product names.”
Jeff Ubois on Google’s secret deal with the University of California. “The terms of the agreement are secret, and were arrived at with no public input.”
The Canadian Tech Mob is a “not for profit, grassroots campaign to try to publicize Canada’s tech presence.”
Apple: “Your toaster doesn’t crash. Your kitchen sink doesn’t crash. Why should your computer?”
Good question. The answer is that computers crash, even Macs. In my experience, they crash more than Windows machines. Giving Apple the benefit of the doubt, their marketing people don’t understand computers. Better to promise to help users when the computer you sold them crashes, than to promise they don’t crash.