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

Apple’s New Job: Selling a Smartwatch to an Uninterested Public

nytimes.com — SAN FRANCISCO - For Apple, the hard part - making a smartwatch - is nearly over. Soon it will be time for the harder part: selling the long-anticipated Apple Watch to consumers who, so far, are not very excited about the idea of wearing computers on their bodies.

Zach LaVine Tries to Destroy Rim with Monster 1-Handed Slam Versus Grizzlies

bleacherreport.com — Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse more stories This just in: Zach LaVine has hops. In the fourth quarter of Saturday's matchup between the Minnesota Timberwolves and Memphis Grizzlies, LaVine thew down a monstrous one-handed jam. The rookie looked like he wanted to destroy the rim.

Memphis' Shaq Goodwin Slams Home Alley-Oop off the Glass Versus Tulsa

bleacherreport.com — Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse more stories The Memphis Tigers took on the Tulsa Golden Hurricane Saturday night. So far, the highlight of the game has been this incredible alley-oop to Tigers junior Shaq Goodwin.

Apple Loses Patent Case to Small Texas Company

bits.blogs.nytimes.com — A federal jury decided this week that Apple should pay $532.9 million in damages for violating patents held by Smartflash, a business based in Texas. If you haven't heard of Smartflash before, you wouldn't be alone. The company does not make any products and its sole business is licensing seven patents.

Gigantes da tecnologia travam luta pelos painéis dos automóveis

www1.folha.uol.com.br — Quando o Google organizou um acampamento para os desenvolvedores de seu sistema operacional Android, havia alguns rostos novos entre os participantes: representantes das montadoras de automóveis. Eles fizeram a viagem a Mountain View, Califórnia, a sede do Google, para descobrir mais sobre o Android Auto, um novo sistema de painel cujo objetivo é permitir que um smartphone acione a tela central do veículo.

Google and Apple Fight for the Car Dashboard

cnbc.com — "Things that we don't show are just as important as what we do show," Mr. Brenner said. Music is most definitely in. Streaming video? Most definitely not. Most social media will also be blocked, and texts can be sent only with voice commands.

Google's Android Auto and Apple's CarPlay in fight for your dashboard

smh.com.au — Andrew Brenner, of Google's Android Auto Program, said it tried to minimize distraction during tasks drivers frequently do. Photo: Zackary Canepari / The New York Times When Google hosted a boot camp at its headquarters in Mountain View, California this month for its Android operating system, there were some new faces in the room: auto manufacturers.

Rivals Google and Apple Fight for the Dashboard

nytimes.com — MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - When Google hosted a boot camp here this month for its Android operating system, there were some new faces in the room: auto manufacturers. They made the trip to learn about Android Auto, a new dashboard system meant to let a smartphone power a car's center screen.

Giants may follow footsteps of small phone companies

buffalonews.com — SAN FRANCISCO - It would not be an insult to say Republic Wireless and FreedomPop are obscure little companies.But they dream big. The two companies are at the forefront of a tantalizing wireless communications concept that has proved hard to produce on a big scale: Reduce cellphone...

Auto team is forming at Apple

miamiherald.com — While Apple has been preparing to release its first wearable computers, the company has also been busy assembling a team to work on an automobile.
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Mar 01, 2015

In Monday's @nytimes: more details on Apple Watch nytimes.com/2015/03/02/tec… includes Power Reserve, a low-power mode that only displays time

Feb 26, 2015

March 9 event for Apple Watch. Cook will rehash what's in the watch and also share more details about it, I've heard.

Feb 23, 2015

@clairecm @markoff We should mess with them and send a hamster's DNA and see if they come up with an image of Brendan Frasier

Feb 23, 2015

RT @markoff: @bxchen you just have to imagine it with glasses on and squint!

Feb 23, 2015

Scientists have found a way to use John @markoff's DNA to produce an image of a face that looks nothing like Markoff nytimes.com/2015/02/24/sci…

Feb 23, 2015

The @virginamerica premium credit card has been a big letdown packed with bait-and-switch fine print. I wouldn't recommend it to anyone.

Feb 23, 2015

@virginamerica Need to change reservation. Have Virgin credit card. Do I need to modify on phone to waive change fee? Or can I do online?

Feb 20, 2015

RT @deanemurphy: Tech coverage @nytimes is about to get some serious new muscle. @puiwingtam is our new tech editor, leading an ace team of reporters/editors

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