Techmeme
September 16, 2012, 11:00 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 …
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune:
iPhone 5: Customers in the Big Apple camp out 8 days early  —  By Sunday there were 7 in the queue — each of them for commercial purposes  —  FORTUNE — In the popular imagination — and in Samsung TV ads — the people willing to wait in line for days to buy the newest Apple (AAPL) …
Jake Smith / 9to5Mac:
Full fifth-generation iPod touch and seventh-generation iPod nano schematics, blueprints on file  —  Just like it did for the iPhone 5, Apple has posted schematics for the new fifth-generation iPod touch and seventh-generation iPod nano - both of which will be available to customers in the coming weeks.
More: App Advice
Noel Randewich / Reuters:
PCs no longer consume majority of DRAM chips: IHS iSuppli  —  (Reuters) - For the first time since the 1980s, personal computers no longer account for the majority of demand for DRAM memory chips.  —  Data released by market research firm IHS iSuppli on Friday showed that only 49 percent …
Will Oremus / Slate:
Why Twitter Caved and Handed an “Occupy” Protester's Data to the Government  —  A judge forced Twitter to hand over deleted tweets from one of the hundreds of protesters arrested on the Brooklyn Bridge during a demonstration in October 2011.  —  Twitter surprised and impressed civil liberties groups …
Liz Gannes / AllThingsD:
Google and Alibaba Continue Warring Over Acer Phone  —  Google and Alibaba are none too happy with each other this weekend after last week's launch event in Shanghai for a new smartphone with Acer hardware and Alibaba software was postponed.  —  Google says that Alibaba's Aliyun operating system …
John Jannarone / Wall Street Journal:
The Return of Facebook's Winklevoss Twins  —  The Winklevoss twins lost the biggest social-network showdown ever when their rival, Mark Zuckerberg, walked away with Facebook.  Now they are trying again—with a social network for professional investors.  —  Flush with at least $65 million …

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
New Office 365 ProPlus benefit prepares today's students for tomorrow's jobs  —  Self-service sign-up available today in the U.S. for eligible students and in November for teachers.  Available globally later this year.
Amazon Web Services:
Amazon Mobile Analytics- 100M Free Events per Month!  —  Collect app usage data at scale.  Amazon Mobile Analytics delivers usage reports within 60 minutes of receiving data.  Start Free now on iOS, Android & Fire OS apps.
VMware:
Why Run Your Exchange Environment In A Hybrid Cloud Model?  —  VMware vSphere has always been a premier destination for virtualizing packaged applications like Microsoft SharePoint and Exchange.
Zoho:
Announcing the iPad app for Zoho Reports  —  Mobile apps are becoming more critical for businesses.  This is evident from the fact that Zoho's apps recently clocked 1,000,000+ downloads.  Launching today, is the iPad app for Zoho Reports.
Syncano:
6 Reasons Why We Love React.js  —  Our front-end team loves trying new things.  New frameworks, new build tools... anything that makes our work more efficient deserves my attention.
 

About This Page

This is a Techmeme archive page. It shows how the site appeared at 11:00 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

Liz Gannes / AllThingsD: