Techmeme
September 16, 2012, 1:40 PM

Top News

AnandTech:
iPhone 5 Memory Size and Speed Revealed: 1GB LPDDR2-1066  —  Quick analysis of the A6 SoC photos from the iPhone 5 launch event tells us all we need to know about the memory interface, speed and bandwidth of the new platform.  As always, the A6 features a PoP stack combining the SoC itself and its DRAM.
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Ballmer discusses Surface pricing and Microsoft as a devices-and-services company  —  Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has discussed Windows 8 a number of times this year, once describing it as “the rebirth of Microsoft Windows,” but the outspoken chief of Microsoft has switched gears to talk …
Nicholas Carlson / Business Insider:
Marissa Mayer Just Gave Every Yahoo Employee An iPhone 5  —  New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer just sent an email to all of Yahoo's full time and part time employees in the US, promising them a new Apple, Samsung, Nokia, or HTC smartphone.  —  “People are happy,” says a source at the company.
Nick Bilton / NYT Bits:
Disruptions: Let Silicon Valley Eat ... Ramen Noodles?  —  Mark Zuckerberg spoke at a conference organized by TechCrunch in San Francisco on Sept. 11.  He appears, very publicly and honestly, to focus on building a company, not on toys.  —  You don't have to spend much time in Silicon Valley …
Jon Russell / The Next Web:
Google just dropped an Android-shaped bomb in China [Updated]  —  Google has dropped an Android-shaped bomb on China's mobile market, after comments from the company potentially affected some of the country's most powerful Internet firms and their strategy of modifying its Android operating system to develop platforms of their own.
BuzzFeed:
Tech Figures Raised At Least $27 Million For Obama Campaign  —  Leaked fundraising documents show Silicon Valley emerging as a key source of Democratic money and power.  Valley money bests Hollywood.  —  President Obama with Google chairman (and occasional advisor) Eric Schmidt
Don Clark / Digits:
Nvidia Confirms Departure of Mobile-Chip Chief  —  Nvidia , a chip maker that grew up around the personal-computer industry, has made some headway lately in moving its technology into newer-wave mobile devices.  But the man who spearheaded that effort has quietly departed.
Liz Gannes / AllThingsD:
In New Ad Campaign, Samsung Tries to Win on the Merits  —  For many, the iPhone 5 is the talk of the weekend — and that includes Samsung.  —  The Korean phone maker will tomorrow start running a print ad campaign in national and regional papers that compares the features of its Galaxy S III with those of Apple's iPhone 5.
Drew Olanoff / TechCrunch:
YouTube Moves API Discussions And Support To Stack Overflow, Ditches Google Groups  —  Calling all developers, YouTube has taken steps to join Stack Overflow and bring discussions about its API there.  For those who are using the API, you know that Google Groups hasn't really been cutting …
More: YouTube API BlogThanks:@anthonyha
Tim Cushing / Techdirt:
Demanding A Student's Facebook Password A Violation Of First Amendment Rights, Judge Says  —  For some strange reason, a large number of schools adhere to the notion that their students are not actually citizens of the United States and therefore, not granted the same rights as the “grownups.”

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Great Black Friday deals on the hottest devices and more  —  You don't have to battle the crowds to get super savings on Black Friday and beyond this holiday season.  Check out this slideshow for a wide range of products …
Amazon Cognito:
Sync your app data seamlessly with Amazon Cognito  —  Amazon Cognito helps you sync your app data across a user's devices even when they are offline.  Get started with 10GB of free storage.
SimilarWeb:
5 Simple keyword strategies to boost your number of app installs  —  Carefully planning a keyword strategy is one of the first steps to take when promoting a mobile app.  In today's booming app market …
Zoho:
Zoho Survey: Segment Survey Responses with Multi Collectors  —  Do you distribute one survey to different groups of people only to find that filtering results and analyzing reports is taking up your time?
Igloo:
All the coding ladies  —  Much has been said about women in technology this week as a result of Barbie once again, letting down the female population (or more appropriately, humankind as a whole) …
 

About This Page

This is a Techmeme archive page. It shows how the site appeared at 1:40 PM ET, September 16, 2012.

The most current version of the site as always is available at our home page. To view an earlier snapshot click here and then modify the date indicated.

More News

Earlier Picks