December 11, 2012 |
Twitter announced Monday that it was stepping into the photo-sharing business with a new editing tool that allows mobile photographers to enhance, crop and apply filters to their snaps. It's a direct shot against Instagram — formerly a close Twitter partner. The two companies have hit a rough patch since Instagram was purchased by Facebook earlier this year. On Sunday, Instagram pulled the ability to preview photos taken with its software on Twitter. With Twitter's new tool, filtered photo appear on a users' Twitter stream along...
December 10, 2012 |
Twitter confirmed Sunday that previews of photos from Instagram no longer appear on the social network. In a company blog post, Twitter said that Instagram has "disabled photo integration with Twitter," though tweeting links to Instagram photos is still possible. Photos from Instagram no longer appear in Twitter user photo galleries. Last week, Instagram stopped supporting Twitter cards — which embed photos into tweets — meaning that tweeted pictures looked strangely cropped and off-center.
November 26, 2012 |
Cousin Android is touch from the bottom up. So wouldn't it make sense that ChromeOS would be touchable as well? Google's ChromeOS, which runs mini laptops from Acer, Asus, and Samsung among other partners, may soon follow Windows 8 in making touch a core part of the laptop user experience. According to a report from Taiwan , Google is testing the waters with a small run of touch-compatible Chromebooks, to be released under Google's own Nexus brand. According to the report, Compal will be...
November 12, 2012 |
Research in Motion will release its new operating system, BlackBerry 10, on January 30th, the company announced Monday. The company promised that two new smartphones will be announced alongside the platform, signaling the company's eagerness to roll out the new system as quickly as possible. BlackBerry 10, which has faced a couple rounds of delays, is vitally important to the company as it tries to gain traction in the smartphone market against competitors such as Apple and Samsung.
October 16, 2012 |
Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer is back to work and with a new chief operating officer in tow. Mayer — who gave birth on Oct. 1 — tweeted that she was back in the office full-time on Monday, but followed up that announcement with a much bigger one for the company. A former Googler, Mayer tapped her former company for talent, naming her former colleague Henrique de Castro as the Web firm's chief operating officer. He will join Yahoo in late January 2013, after finishing his...
October 14, 2012
The entrepreneurs U.S. Hispanics spent more than $1 trillion last year, according to the Pew Hispanic Center. And the U.S. Census Bureau revealed that Latinos are the fastest-growing segment of the population and of the middle class, representing a potent market of customers, clients and patients for retailers, doctors, dentists and other local service providers in communities around the country. It's a market opportunity that serial entrepreneurs Zubair Talib and Azim Tejani couldn't ignore.