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Dan Frommer / Quartz:
This new “Apple SIM” could legitimately disrupt the wireless industry   —  Perhaps the most interesting news about Apple's new iPad Air 2 tablet is buried at the bottom of one of its marketing pages: It will come pre-installed with a new “Apple SIM” card instead of one from a specific mobile operator.
Oct 17, 2014, 4:40 AMIn context
Tim Fernholz / Quartz:
Despite huge investments by VCs in bitcoin startups, transaction volumes haven't surged in the last year   —  Falling prices aren't the real reason to worry about bitcoin  —  People are starting to notice: The bad boy of the digital currency world is losing its mojo.
Oct 7, 2014, 5:10 AMIn context
Zachary M. Seward / Quartz:
The cloud DVR is going mainstream before anyone knows if it's legal   —  It's perfectly legal in the US to record television programs for personal use, but the situation gets murkier when those recordings touch the web.  American courts haven't really decided if cloud DVRs …
Oct 6, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Dan Frommer / Quartz:
Apple keynotes by the numbers: How long is the CEO on stage? At which minute is the big unveil?   —  The hidden structure of the Apple keynote  —  One of Apple's most successful products—which rarely gets recognized as such—is made not of aluminum and glass, but of words and pictures.
Sep 9, 2014, 1:50 AMIn context
Dan Frommer / Quartz:
Top 25 most used apps in US: Facebook on top, followed by YouTube; Google is top publisher   —  These are the 25 most popular mobile apps in America  —  In its latest mobile app report, comScore tracks the 25 most popular apps in the US.  This is an interesting slice of the App Store …
Aug 24, 2014, 5:05 AMIn context
Dan Frommer / Quartz:
Most smartphone users download zero apps per month   —  Mobile apps have skyrocketed in popularity and utility since Apple introduced the iPhone App Store in the summer of 2008.  Apps now represent 52% of time spent with digital media in the US, according to comScore, up from 40% in early 2013.
Aug 22, 2014, 9:20 AMIn context
Dan Frommer / Quartz:
Twitter now officially says your timeline is more than just tweets from people you follow   —  Many Twitter users have noticed that Twitter is now inserting tweets into their timelines that seemingly don't belong.  This is not an accident.  Twitter has updated its help document, “What's a Twitter timeline?”
Aug 19, 2014, 6:30 PMIn context
Zachary M. Seward / Quartz:
Twitter admits that as many as 23 million of its active users are automated   —  This piece has been updated to clarify the kinds of accounts in question.  —  Twitter raised eyebrows last month when it suggested that many of its active users aren't actually human.  Now we know how many.
Aug 12, 2014, 12:00 PMIn context
Dan Frommer / Quartz:
Nearly 60% of sampled mid-sized tech & media firms and 92% of sampled YC startups use Gmail   —  Google is stealing away Microsoft's future corporate customers  —  Microsoft has long dominated the corporate-software market, and its new CEO Satya Nadella has set his sights on owning all things related to productivity and the cloud.
Aug 3, 2014, 7:30 PMIn context
John McDuling / Quartz:
Pandora and Spotify face uncertain future with giants Google, Apple, and Amazon encroaching   —  An epic battle in streaming music is about to begin, and only a few will survive  —  “One thing is for sure,” declared an influential American critic and record industry analyst, Bob Lefsetz …
Jul 27, 2014, 2:05 PMIn context

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