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Tech, travel, and food. Tech Editor at @Qz, founder of @CityNotes, co-host of @NeedleAndMouse.

Apple’s Solid-After-All Quarter In Charts

fromedome.com — Apple is still growing, but slower than before. And it's not as profitable as it was a year ago - a rare reversal. But it's still solid. Apple reported March quarter earnings this afternoon. Expect...
Sep 01, 2015

Semi-tongue-in-cheek-ly stole Google colors for the old @SplatF chart style, and no one ever noticed! fromedome.com/2013/04/apple-…

Apple may produce original Hollywood content-here’s why that would be a great move

qz.com — Apple could be going to Hollywood. The company has "held preliminary conversations in recent weeks" with executives there to "suss out their interest in spearheading efforts to produce entertainment content," Variety reports. Other sources "described the company's exploration as more of a flirtation," the publication notes, adding that Apple also made a bid for the...
Sep 01, 2015

Apple has successfully produced original "content" for years. Hollywood could be a great move. qz.com/492087/apple-m… pic.twitter.com/wGF7IHcdi2

Apple Music executive Ian Rogers is already leaving

qz.com — One of Apple's top music executives, who joined in last year's Beats Music acquisition, is already leaving. Ian Rogers-the former Beats Music CEO who led the creation of Beats1, Apple's well-received streaming radio service-is "leaving the west coast to work for a Europe-based company in an unrelated industry," the Financial Times reports (paywall).
Aug 28, 2015

RT @qz: A key Apple Music executive is already leaving the company qz.com/490352

The FCC is cracking down on companies that block personal WiFi hotspots at convention centers

qz.com — The US Federal Communications Commission is taking a stand against companies that illegally block personal WiFi hotspots at convention centers and hotels while charging high fees for internet access. Today (Aug. 18), the FCC announced that it fined a company called Smart City $750,000 for blocking consumer WiFi hotspots at various US convention centers where it was...
Aug 18, 2015

"The FCC is cracking down on companies that block personal WiFi hotspots at convention centers" 👍 qz.com/482304

Aug 18, 2015

RT @zseward: "The FCC is cracking down on companies that block personal WiFi hotspots at convention centers" 👍 qz.com/482304

Aug 18, 2015

RT @kevinjdelaney: The FCC is cracking down on companies that block personal WiFi hotspots at convention centers qz.com/482304 by @fromedome

Aug 18, 2015

The FCC is cracking down on companies that block personal WiFi hotspots at convention centers qz.com/482304 by @fromedome

These are the 25 most popular mobile apps in America

qz.com — A look at the top 25 most popular mobile apps in the US, as measured by comScore, leads to several observations. http://atlas.qz.com/charts/4Js9qbos 1. As the US smartphone market matures, the mobile-app leaders aren't changing. Some 21 of the top 25 apps, as ranked by comScore, were the same in June 2015 as a year ago, when we first published this...
Aug 18, 2015

These are the 25 most popular mobile apps in America nzzl.us/fTS3mhV via @nuzzel thanks @pewinternet

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Android’s lead over the iPhone in the US is rapidly narrowing

qz.com — When Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus introduced significantly larger screens last year, it seemed an admission that Google Android handset makers-not Apple's revered industrial design team-had figured out the ideal smartphone size. The decision seems to have paid off for Apple, particularly in its home US market, where it continues to gain market share-recently at Android's expense....
Aug 14, 2015

iPhone only needs to take 3.5 more points of market share from Android to be the most popular platform in the U.S. qz.com/478986/android…

Aug 14, 2015

Android's lead over the iPhone in the U.S. is rapidly narrowing qz.com/478986

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Vine is a sleeping giant (while everyone is focused on Snapchat)

qz.com — A funny thing happened to Vine, Twitter's short-form video app, after its initial buzz wore off: It kept going. If you haven't checked lately, Vine, launched in early 2013, is still a thing. It has evolved from a social "Instagram-for-video" built atop Twitter into a unique mobile entertainment platform with its own style, format, and celebrities.
Aug 14, 2015

Vine is a sleeping giant (while everyone is focused on Snapchat) qz.com/473399 via @qz

Aug 13, 2015

Vine is a sleeping giant (while everyone is focused on Snapchat) qz.com/473399

Aug 07, 2015

RT @fromedome: Vine is officially underhyped. A sleeping video giant, while everyone's focused on Snapchat. qz.com/473399/vine-is… pic.twitter.com/WXXfohUaUj

Aug 07, 2015

RT @fromedome: Vine is officially underhyped. A sleeping video giant, while everyone's focused on Snapchat. qz.com/473399/vine-is… pic.twitter.com/WXXfohUaUj

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Jon Stewart leaving the “The Daily Show” is the perfect excuse to cut the cord

The vast majority of iPhone owners aren’t using Apple Music yet

Aug 06, 2015

To make me drop Spotify, I need Apple to integrate my non-Apple music into my iCloud sync. qz.com/473741 via @qz

Aug 06, 2015

The vast majority of iPhone owners aren’t using Apple Music yet buff.ly/1It0YIE - @qz

Major League Baseball Online CEO Bowman: More iPhone App Features Coming Soon, IPO Isn't

businessinsider.com — Major League Baseball Advanced Media (MLBAM) CEO Bob Bowman dropped by for a Q&A with the Wall Street Journal's Joseph De Avila. Among the highlights: The company will be adding new features to its popular iPhone app "by Labor Day weekend," potentially including box scores and player stats.
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Sep 01, 2015

@mims Thank god micropayments have finally taken off!!

Sep 01, 2015

Semi-tongue-in-cheek-ly stole Google colors for the old @SplatF chart style, and no one ever noticed! fromedome.com/2013/04/apple-…

Sep 01, 2015

Apple has successfully produced original "content" for years. Hollywood could be a great move. qz.com/492087/apple-m… pic.twitter.com/wGF7IHcdi2

Aug 29, 2015

@naveen Also if you are near Ginza go to the flagship Muji at Yurakucho w/ the model pre-fab house.


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