Apple News: Apple TV Will Revolutionize Content Delivery And Advertising
Apple (AAPL) gossip sites were abuzz after Foxconn Chief Terry Gou dropped a few hints about the new Apple TV, noting that it would have an aluminum body, Siri and Facetime integration. But this provides precious little detail on exactly what Apple TV will be and misses the key point – Apple TV will completely revolutionize the cable TV and TV advertising markets as we know it. How? Through TV apps.
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Technology News: Innovation isn’t dead, it just moved to the cloud
According to some doomsayers — such as engineering professor and entrepreneur Steve Blank in a recent interview with The Atlantic — innovation is dead and Silicon Valley is just a muck pond full of VC money where social media companies breed and reproduce like mosquitoes. They’re partially right, of course, but they’re also missing the bigger picture. Much of Silicon Valley’s most-innovative efforts might be coming out of Google and Elon Musk’s mind, as Blank says, but cloud computing has made innovation something anyone can do.
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Programming News: Why Open Data is all about apps, and why it shouldn’t be!
Open data initiatives rock. In fact, without the trend of government and international organizations releasing their data under open licenses, DataMarket.com wouldn’t be so incredibly interesting. So obviously we love them!
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Standards News: Counterfeiting and fraud – ISO standards as solutions
With trade in counterfeit products amounting to over USD 500 billion annually, ISO, the world’s largest developer of voluntary International Standards, is investigating the questions, “How do consumers know what they are getting?”, and how ISO standards could provide solutions.
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