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Freelance tech journalist; The Guardian's Technology editor 2009-14. Author, Digital Wars, on Apple v Google v Microsoft. Speaker, moderator. DMs from all.

Start up: Schrödinger’s Satoshi, the trouble with VC funding, stalking with Waze, dentists get malware, and more

Start up: Schrödinger’s Satoshi, the trouble with VC funding, stalking with Waze, dentists get malware, and more
theoverspill.wordpress.com — Would you put yourself in front of a rifle underwater? You can sign up to receive each day's Start Up post by email. You'll need to click a confirmation link. So troubling A selection of 10 links for you. Proceed in a westerly direction. I'm charlesarthur on Twitter. Observations and links welcome.

Start up: Google’s health data grab, Intel’s mobile halt, satire wars, iPad Pro beats Surface Pro, and more

Start up: Google’s health data grab, Intel’s mobile halt, satire wars, iPad Pro beats Surface Pro, and more
theoverspill.wordpress.com — The ex-chief of Microsoft Windows has bought one, and he reckons it's important. And IDC reckoned it outsold the Surface in the 1Q. Photo by matsuyuki on Flickr. You can now sign up to receive each day's Start Up post by email. You'll need to click a confirmation link.

iOS 6: what to expect - and not to expect from Apple's WWDC 2012

iOS 6: what to expect - and not to expect from Apple's WWDC 2012
theguardian.com — What should you expect in Monday's WWDC keynote from Apple, and what should you not expect? From talking to developers and other sources, here are our predictions. You should get... The rumblings about Apple doing something in TV have been going on for months.

Sayonara, netbooks: Asus (and the rest) won't make any more in 2013

Sayonara, netbooks: Asus (and the rest) won't make any more in 2013
theguardian.com — Sayonara, netbooks. The end of 2012 marks the end of the manufacture of the diddy machines that were - for a time - the Great White Hope of the PC market. If you believed ABI Research in 2009, then next year netbooks (initially defined as machines with Intel Atom processors and screens less than 10in diagonally - though the definition became fuzzier over time) will sell 139m.

Start up: Google rehires Moto chief, Esquire’s satire #fail, play the woman card!, Facebook’s video problem, and more

Start up: Google rehires Moto chief, Esquire’s satire #fail, play the woman card!, Facebook’s video problem, and more
theoverspill.wordpress.com — Heard of the Oppo N3? Millions of people in China have. But research companies disagree over how many million. Photo by TechStage on Flickr. You can now sign up to receive each day's Start Up post by email. You'll need to click a confirmation link, so no spam.

China, Apple’s iOS source code and the pursuit of unfounded speculation

China, Apple’s iOS source code and the pursuit of unfounded speculation
techpinions.com — Source code isn't trivial - and that for the iPhone is closely guarded. Photo by Jason Swaby on Flickr. Let's begin at the end - because news stories generally should start off with the most... Our Insider subscription service is designed for readers who crave the latest analysis, research, and insights on all the hot topics and latest trends in the technology industry.

Start up: infected airplanes, Samsung gets VR-y, the real counterfeiters, Youtube’s unstoppable ads, and more

Start up: infected airplanes, Samsung gets VR-y, the real counterfeiters, Youtube’s unstoppable ads, and more
theoverspill.wordpress.com — Facial recognition is being used for unsavoury purposes in Russia. (This is an example from Iran, at SXSW.) Photo by TheSeafarer on Flickr. You can now sign up to receive each day's Start Up post by email. You'll need to click a confirmation link, so no spam.

Interconnectivity and the IoT revolution

Interconnectivity and the IoT revolution
raconteur.net — Interconnectivity changes things. You can control the temperature in your house while sitting in an airport. Your car can update the maps for its navigation system while sitting in your garage. You can monitor the water levels of rivers in Oxfordshire or reservoirs in California from your couch.

Start up: SWIFT’s hacking problem, Apple swoons, the emoji war, the medical firm shut by filesharing, and more

Start up: SWIFT’s hacking problem, Apple swoons, the emoji war, the medical firm shut by filesharing, and more
theoverspill.wordpress.com — The price tag isn't necessarily about what it's worth to the maker. It might be what it's worth to you. Photo by DaMongMan on Flickr. You can now sign up to receive each day's Start Up post by email. You'll need to click a confirmation link, so no spam.

Start up: China’s coming smartphone crash, Boston Globe v readers, Google Glass is back!, and more

Start up: China’s coming smartphone crash, Boston Globe v readers, Google Glass is back!, and more
theoverspill.wordpress.com — A bucket with ice water: much cheaper, though it doesn't have Bluetooth. Photo by mediadeo on Flickr. You can now sign up to receive each day's Start Up post by email. You'll need to click a confirmation link, so no spam. (If you signed up and didn't receive, please let me know in the comments...
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May 03, 2016

@patio11 @josephmenn of the three “blessed” outlets, Economist alone didn’t anoint him; said still doubts.

May 03, 2016

@robleathern @raju @moorehn you haven’t seen my flan. Surely “programmatic” refers to how it’s chosen - the auction process?

May 03, 2016

@meranduh yay Indiana! Here we get draughty church halls, slightly chewed pencils on bits of string, and a choice of which box to X.

May 03, 2016

@meranduh ah - US electoral system so strange to UK view.

May 03, 2016

@raju @moorehn but those two things are in conflict, surely - publishers’ desire to have higher CPM and exchanges’ wish for data.

May 03, 2016

And there was me thinking “awesome idea to cover= the Queens Of The Stone Age song” (youtube.com/watch?v=v7c187…) twitter.com/radiohead/stat…

May 03, 2016

The "crazy uncle" voter attitudes problem in US politics washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-ca… basically, it's Gravity Falls writ large


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