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Tocomail – Monitored Gmail Accounts For Kids

Tocomail – Monitored Gmail Accounts For Kids

With emails now becoming the most effective way to reach someone at any given time, it is imperative for kids to have one too. Most Email Service Providers (ESP) do not have email services for kids and teenagers, citing parental advisory and security as reasons for avoiding potential markets. The ever popular Gmail has been […]
‘Aye Yi iPhone!!’ When Servers Crash and Apple Sales…Soar!

‘Aye Yi iPhone!!’ When Servers Crash and Apple Sales…Soar!

Here’s all you need to know that Apple’s got a hit on its hands. Customers are just throwing up their hands. And I mean that in a good way – for Apple (AAPL). That’s because pre-orders are so strong for the company’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus that many sites, including Apple’s, have frozen […]
6 Key Moments From Apple’s iPhone 6 Event

6 Key Moments From Apple’s iPhone 6 Event

Apple AAPL -0.35% finally showcased bigger iPhones, mobile payments and its first smart watch on Tuesday. The two-hour event was hosted by CEO Tim Cook and topped off with a musical rendition from U2. Apple left behind a few lingering questions, such as what the battery life of its iWatch would be, and how much consumers could trust its […]
Samsung’s Fatally Flawed Smart Gear Strategy

Samsung’s Fatally Flawed Smart Gear Strategy

Less than 12 hours after news broke that Apple’s September 9 media event would include the company’s first wearable in addition to bigger-screen iPhones, Samsung and LG had both preempted their own planned launch events with hurried press releases unveiling upcoming smartwatches. And I have no idea why. While the lack of marketing savvy among […]
Is Silicon Valley the new Versailles?

Is Silicon Valley the new Versailles?

Is Silicon Valley about to turn San Francisco’s South of Market (SoMa) region into the new Versailles, a gilded castle filled with an elite who are so completely abstracted from reality that they eventually trigger a revolt of the commoners? The city may have reached “peak techie” this month with the unveiling of “Promised Land,” […]
Tom Hanks’ Typewriter App Shoots To The Top Of The App Store

Tom Hanks’ Typewriter App Shoots To The Top Of The App Store

Tom Hanks’ name can do more than sell a movie, it seems. His recently launched, hipster-ish typewriter app for iPad, Hanx Writer, has now shot to the top of the iTunes App Store, ranking No. 1 in both the Productivity section, as well as Overall. Launched last week, Hanx Writer turns your iPad into an old-fashioned typewriter, offering […]
Apple Suppliers Start Making New IPads

Apple Suppliers Start Making New IPads

Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s suppliers have started manufacturing new iPads, according to people with knowledge of the matter, as the company works to reinvigorate sales of the tablet computers after two straight quarters of declines. Mass production of a full-sized iPad with a 9.7-inch screen is already under way, with an unveiling projected for the end […]
Apple Hints New Products Near With Bigger IPhones Looming

Apple Hints New Products Near With Bigger IPhones Looming

Apple Inc. (AAPL) signaled that the long wait for new products is nearing an end. With bigger-screen handsets in development, Apple said yesterday that shoppers are delaying buying new iPhones, which will weigh on sales in the current quarter ending in September. Yet rather than dissuade buyers from procrastinating, Apple stoked anticipation for new devices on […]
Here Are the Other Companies Comcast Is Gobbling Up

Here Are the Other Companies Comcast Is Gobbling Up

Recent tech acquisitions put the cable giant in a position to dominate the digital video market and expand its broadband reach While federal regulators, Congress, and most of K Street have been focused on Comcast’s massive, $45-billion proposed merger with Time Warner Cable, Comcast has been busy snapping up smaller fare. In the last four […]
Big Data: Time for new approach to analysis

Big Data: Time for new approach to analysis

The Big Data problem is accelerating, as companies get better at collecting and storing information that might bring business value through insight or improved customer experiences. It used to be a small specialist group of analysts that would be responsible for extracting that insight, but this is no longer the case. We are standing at […]