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Deputy Mobile Editor — Wall Street Journal
As seen in:  Wall Street Journal, Wired

Product development, editorial, analytics for Quartz. Past includes WSJ, Wired and priya {at}

U2 Hangs up on Apple, Dials BlackBerry — U2 and the ultra-cool, geek favorite Bono are all over the airwaves with the release of the band's latest album, No Line On The Horizon. As the group gets ready to go on tour comes the news that the band may also be giving up on its long relationship with Apple.

A Closer Look at Apple's New Tablet, the iPad — After months of speculation, Apple has unveiled its tablet, called the iPad. The slim, large screen device evokes much of the same user interface as the iPhone, but it's bigger and has some surprise features including Apple's own custom chip. Here's the rundown on specs and some highlights of the device.

Gallery: Robot Bartenders Sling Cocktails for Carbon-Based Drinkers — The secret to a great cocktail, most connoisseurs would agree, has something to do with the ice, the liquor, the glass - and the bartender. But what if the bartender is not a warm-blooded human with a sympathetic ear, but rather a cold, soulless machine made of pistons,...

Apple Updates iOS with Keyboard, Touch ID Enhancements — Apple has released an update to the iOS mobile operating system used in iPhones and iPads, bringing enhancements to the keyboard and TouchID fingerprint recognition feature. The iOS 7.1.1 update fixes a bug that could potentially affect how responsive the keyboard is and improves the TouchID fingerprint recognition feature, according to documentation from Apple.

10 Apps People Actually Want in a Connected TV — Apparently, Internet-connected TVs and media set-top boxes really are catching on: A whopping 75 percent of connected TV users actually care about their video apps, says The NPD Group, a firm that tracks market data and consumers. Topping the list of most wanted apps is Netflix, followed by YouTube and The Weather Channel.

$50,000 Robot Seeks Room, Board-and Programming — If you think $50,000 is not too much for an adorable, smart robot that can be trained to unload a dishwasher or get a beverage, a startup called Unbounded Robotics says it is ready to ship you one soon. The eye-catching UBR-1 stands 4 feet tall and weighs about 160 lbs.

Smartphone-Connected Air Purifier Cranks Up When the Pollen Is High — On the heels of the GE app-enabled window air conditioner, Honeywell has introduced the first Bluetooth-enabled air purifier, one that can be controlled with a smartphone app. The air purifier, priced at $250, filters dust, mold and other allergens like less expensive models.

How to Trade In Your Cellphone for a New Samsung Galaxy S5 — Samsung's latest smartphone, the watertight Galaxy S5 reviewed here, is now available from most major cell carriers. If you want to save a little money on the upgrade price-$200 with a contract, $650 or so without-consider a trade-in.

Refresh App Turns Your Contact Lists Into a Social Cheat Sheet — Refresh App If you attend a lot of meetings or calls, you may often have trouble keeping track of who's who. The Refresh app-which comes out of beta today, and is available for iOS in App Store-aims to make that easier. It aggregates information from email, social media accounts, your calendar and notes into a very [...]

Self-Destructing Email: Pluto Aims to Be Snapchat for Longer Messages — Most of us have, at some point in our digital lives, experienced email regret-a sinking feeling that comes after you hit the send button in anger, or following one too many glasses of wine. Two recent Harvard law school graduates have an answer to that: emails that expire once read.
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Jul 01, 2015

@micahwave @thisisfusion no doubt. larger question is should they be having guac with it or not?

Jul 01, 2015

All this twitter talk about peas in guac or not is making me hungry for guac at 4.30 pm.

Jun 30, 2015

Why are new orgs diff from TV companies? In TV/cable content owners are different from distributors. Why will tht not work for news orgs?

Jun 30, 2015

@MattKrupnick have you tried it? Would be curious to hear your perspective.

Jun 30, 2015

RT @SarahMarshall: WaPo’s new freelance network solves the problem of outdated contact books - + helps them get photos fast, says @josephjames #investinmedia

Jun 30, 2015

WaPo's is open to licensing its freelancer network technology to other news orgs #investinmedia

Jun 30, 2015

Washington Post has launched freelance/contributor network last week. 1600 ppl signed up so far. @josephjames says helps contract quickly

Jun 30, 2015

At the #investinmedia event. In 2014, VCs put $683 million in digital media companies says

Jun 29, 2015

@madmanweb comedy is hard. really proud of you that you are keeping at it!

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