Al Jazeera English - Live Streams - Watch Now. Find. Compare. Decide. FindTheBest Looks Like A Winner. Most startups don’t hockey stick on traffic in the first few months after launch (it took Twitter well over a year, for example).
So when they do, there’s either something very special going on, or something very sneaky. FindTheBest, a comparison engine founded by DoubleClick cofounder Kevin O’Connor, is definitely surging. They launched late last year, took funding by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in December, and have been quietly growing like a weed. They have a million unique visitors a month now, the company says, and services like Compete show a definite, if early, hockey stick (disregard the actual numbers, Compete is always off, but the trajectory says something). Egypt unrest. TeliaSonera worried about possible Android, iPhone duopoly. TeliaSonera says Apple and Google too powerful Swedish carrier TeliaSonera said it was concerned that Apple and Google were developing a duopoly in the smartphone space [reg. required].
While CEO Lars Nyberg was glad Android and the iPhone were driving the adoption of smartphone plans, he was nervous that rivals would wither away and let the two companies dictate the market. Details of News Corp.'s iPad Newspaper the Daily. At the launch of the Daily, News Corp.’s iPad newspaper this morning, CEO Rupert Murdoch said, “New times demand new journalism.”
What does that “new journalism” look like? The details below: Over 100 pages of original news, life, entertainment, opinion and sports–every single day of the year Original video contentA selection of articles read aloud 360-degree photos you can explore by swipingImmersive photography Interactive charts, info-graphics and clickable “hot spots” The option to save articles to read later Web-friendly versions of articles you can share via Twitter, Facebook and email In-app comments–including audio comments Your local weather Your favorite sports teams’ scores, news and feeds Crossword and Sudoku puzzles.
My Favorite iPad Apps. 01 Feb 2011 If you are curious to know what apps have I installed on my iPad, check these interactive screenshots for a complete list of my favorite iPad apps. couch mode print story If you are curious to know what apps have I installed on my iPad, check these interactive screenshots for a complete list – Screen 1, Screen 2 and Screen 3.
You may hover your mouse over any of the app icons to read more about that app and why I have it on the iPad. If you come across a new app, just click the app’s icon to download it directly from the iTunes store. Some of the apps, like Dragon Dictation and Google Earth, may not be available in your iTunes store but there’s an easy workaround that will help you download such U.S. only iPad apps from any country.
Jon Stewart, Kristen Schaal Debate Rape vs. 'Rape-Rape' (Daily Show Video) Plus, wins for 'Veep,' 'Game Change,' 'Two and a Half Men' (NEWSER) - And they're off!
Host Jimmy Kimmel opened the Emmys with jokes about Honey Boo Boo and politics ("Being a Republican in Hollywood is like being a Chick-fil-A sandwich on the snack table at . "), and noted that this is the first year none of the four major networks have been nominated for Best Drama. "The Academy is sending a pretty clear message," he said, "and that message is, 'Show us your boobs.' " Motorola gives up on moving Cliq XT to Android 2.1. Motorola Cliq XT Android 2.1 stopped permanently Motorola in an update Thursday morning said it had given up on trying an Android 2.1 update for the Cliq XT.
The T-Mobile phone will now stay on the nearly two years old Android 1.5 as the newer OS couldn't be brought up to the right level of performance. It had gone so far as to experiment with homebrew code to improve the performance on the early 2010 hardware. Nielsen: Apple iAds More Effective Than TV Ads. According to the soup company Campbell’s, Apple iAds are twice as memorable as TV ads to the general public.
The iAd probably cost Campbell’s about $1 million whereas a similar TV campaign could cost a bit more than $25 million. Barack Obama's Egypt Response Slammed In Israel. JERUSALEM — President Barack Obama's response to the crisis in Egypt is drawing fierce criticism in Israel, where many view the U.S. leader as a political naif whose pressure on a stalwart ally to hand over power is liable to backfire.
Critics – including senior Israeli officials who have shied from saying so publicly – maintain Obama is repeating the same mistakes of predecessors whose calls for human rights and democracy in the Middle East have often backfired by bringing anti-West regimes to power. Israeli officials, while refraining from open criticism of Obama, have made no secret of their view that shunning Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and pushing for swift elections in Egypt could bring unintended results. Find and listen to Talk, Music and Local Radio Online. Lessons from Egypt: Kill the kill switch and decentralize the Internet.
The five-day Internet outage in Egypt has two big takeaways.