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The Guardian's Technology editor. Written a book on Apple, Google, Microsoft. Like: free data, transparency, social networks, etc. Opinions mine, but do borrow.

Amazon writes off $170m on unsold Fire Phones

theguardian.com — Amazon is writing off $170m on unsold inventory of its Fire Phone, the smartphone it launched in July but which has seen disappointing sales. The announcement comes after Guardian estimates that the phones had sold only around 35,000 units more than a month after its launch in the US.

Boot up: Glass dating, Microsoft and LinkedIn?, mapping London, and a wave

theguardian.com — A burst of 9 links - and a note - for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team A Hewlett-Packard (HP) executive today warned people not to wear Google Glass on a first date - at least, not if they want to ensure they get a second.

Smartwatches make up only 11% of wearables market, figures show

theguardian.com — Ownership of "wearable" devices in the UK is going up - but is still a long way from becoming mass market, according to the retail tracking company GfK. A total of 420,000 units have been sold or given away this year with a total value of £51m - and about 40% of them are activity trackers, it says.

Boot up: fake news sites, Apple Pay glitches, Xiaomi shifts data location

theguardian.com — A burst of 10 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team here's a scary story bouncing around Facebook, accruing hundreds of thousands of likes: the small town of Purdon, Texas, has been quarantined after a family of five was diagnosed with Ebola.

Digital rights for the young - Tech Weekly podcast

theguardian.com — Our tech team discuss the iRights campaign, Apple's launch of iPad Air 2 and revamped iMac, the Whisper app and anonymity and the Arx Pax hoverboard

Chromebook sales are about 1% of all PC sales, says ABI Research

theguardian.com — Chromebooks are showing strong growth, but they're still a long way from setting the world of computing on fire, or even making it smoulder.

Boot up: Baidu's AI ads, no hamburgers!, Google v AOSP, Yosemite privacy

theguardian.com — A burst of 8 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team Cade Metz: Deep learning can do many things. Tapping the power of hundreds or even thousands of computers, this new breed of artificial intelligence can help Facebook recognize people, words, and objects that appear in digital photos.

Box's Aaron Levie: 'Silicon Valley's libertarian bent can go too far'

theguardian.com — Aaron Levie bounds into the room in his suit and - this morning they are blue - trainers. "Sorry," he says, "I got myself into a Twitter battle with Marc Andreessen." It's as good a reason as any to be late into a room; Levie, 29, can deploy it more than most.

Boot up: fusion sceptics, Lollipop webview, Snapsaved talks, Lenovo/BB?

theguardian.com — A burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team David Talbot: many scientists are unconvinced. Ian Hutchinson, a professor of nuclear science and engineering at MIT and one of the principal investigators at the MIT fusion research reactor, says the type of confinement described by Lockheed had long been studied without much success.

Apple has plenty of irons in the fire to offset faltering iPad sales

theguardian.com — It's looking bad for the iPad. Apple's results for the three months to the end of September show that its phone business keeps growing, up 16% to 39.2m, boosted by just two weeks of sales of the new iPhone 6 range.
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Oct 25, 2014

RT @wondermarkfeed: My comic from last month about The Terrible Sea Lion has really struck a chord! wondermark.com/sea-lion-verb/

Oct 25, 2014

@wondermarkfeed the sealion has joined the troll in the list of internet characters. You should be very proud.

Oct 25, 2014

RT @wondermarkfeed: "People are afraid to TALK for fear of offending someone!" // #1071; Old Dog, Oldest Trick wondermark.com/1k71/ pic.twitter.com/L8OP4FNPep

Oct 24, 2014

@Alexhern I'm listening to Radio Bloke (5): "there are trolls telling her to abdicate.." HERN!!

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