New York Times technology reporter / Author of Always On / @WIRED alum

Apple's plans for Beats music service taking shape

staradvertiser.com — Apple's plans for Beats, the company it acquired for $3 billion in August, are coming into sharper focus. Apple intends to include its Beats music service in future versions of iOS, its mobile software system for iPhones and iPads, according to people briefed on the plans, who spoke on the condition of anonymity.

Apple's Plans for Beats Music Start to Take Shape

bits.blogs.nytimes.com — Apple's plans for Beats, the company it acquired for $3 billion earlier this year, is coming into sharper focus. Apple plans to include its Beats music service in future versions of iOS, its mobile software system for iPhones and iPads, according to people briefed on the plans, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the plans were not yet official.

AT&T and Starbucks Bring Wireless Phone Chargers to Some Coffee Shops

bits.blogs.nytimes.com — Wireless device charging has been around for years, but most people still stick with old-fashioned cords. Now AT&T and Starbucks are teaming up to try to make this power technology more popular in the mainstream. AT&T and Starbucks said that beginning Tuesday, Starbucks would offer wireless charging in at least 200 of its cafes in the United States.

Apple Pay Gives Glimpse of Mainstream Appeal for Mobile Payments

nytimes.com — For years, tech companies have dreamed of a future in which people ditch their wallets and pay for things with their smartphones. And for years, that has not happened. But Apple may be on to something.

James Harden Gets Caught Sleeping on Defense Versus Timberwolves

bleacherreport.com — James Harden isn't known for his defense. This was proven again in Wednesday's contest between the Houston Rockets and Minnesota Timberwolves. The Wolves' Corey Brewer, trailed by Harden, easily made his way to the hoop, called for the ball and laid it in.

Harlem Globetrotter Sets World Record for Longest Backward Shot

bleacherreport.com — Last year, Thunder Law of the Harlem Globetrotters set the Guinness World Record for the longest basketball shot. This time around, he decided to give himself even more of a challenge by breaking the record for the world's longest backward shot. Thunder shattered the old record, 72'2", with an impressive distance of 82'2".

Comcast Reiterates Net Neutrality Position at Showcase for New Product

bits.blogs.nytimes.com — Comcast wants to be more than a wire for your television content and Internet. It also wants to be a serious technology company rivaling Apple and Google - an idea that has troubled supporters of a free and open Internet.

Apple Releases Web Tool for iPhone Switchers

bits.blogs.nytimes.com — Breaking up is never easy, not even with an iPhone. But Apple has released a tool to make that process cleaner. Apple on Sunday released a web tool to address a problem that has affected some iMessage users: When they switched to a non-Apple smartphone, like an Android device, they could no longer receive messages from iPhones.

Texas A&M's Deshazor Everett Returns Blocked Auburn Field Goal for a Touchdown

bleacherreport.com — The No. 3 Auburn Tigers were heavily favored in Saturday's matchup against the Texas A&M Aggies. However, it seems the Aggies had a different outcome in mind. In the waning seconds of the second quarter, Texas A&M blocked a Tigers field goal.

Lee Corso Picks Michigan State over Ohio State, Screams 'This Is Sparta!'

bleacherreport.com — In 1996, Lee Corso made his first ever headgear pick on College GameDa y by donning the head of Brutus Buckeye. On Saturday, Corso had his chance to go with Brutus once again. Instead, he emphatically went with Michigan State...
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Nov 17, 2014

It's been down for me this morning. RT @stevekovach iMessage is either down or not down.

Nov 14, 2014

In Saturday's @nytimes: Retailers like Walgreens and McDonald's say Apple Pay is gaining traction nytimes.com/2014/11/15/tec… w/ @MikeIsaac

Nov 13, 2014

Drivers complain that the pickup location bug is bad for drivers, not just customers, because it makes the drivers look bad and lazy. (2/2)

Nov 13, 2014

Past few times I've used @Uber_SF, the drivers' app has directed them to wrong pickup location even if address is entered. (1/2)

Nov 13, 2014

RT @emilychangtv: "Amazon has turned on us" - Hachette author Malcolm Gladwell says he lost millions before dispute was resolved bloom.bg/1sIDEPh

Nov 09, 2014

RT @neiltyson: In #Interstellar: All leading characters, including McConaughey, Hathaway, Chastain, & Caine play a scientist or engineer.

Nov 06, 2014

RT @TheOnion: Ira Glass Exhausted From Doing Every Single Voice On ‘This American Life’ onion.com/1xcYlrC pic.twitter.com/moygzopsSA

Nov 05, 2014

Dear @neiltyson: please live tweet your review of Interstellar. Your fans want to know.

Nov 04, 2014

When opting out doesn't mean opting out: Verizon's ad-targeting program bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/11/04/ver…

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