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Dan Frommer / SplatF:
Why I'm joining Quartz as its new tech editor   —  Why I'm Joining Quartz, In One Handy Chart  —  Starting this Friday, I'll be the new Tech Editor for Quartz, an excellent, newish business news site from Atlantic Media.  —  Why?  Here's the quick version:
May 17, 2014, 5:20 AMIn context
Dan Frommer / SplatF:
With new profile page design, Twitter tries to establish itself as your main Internet profile   —  The Real Beauty Of Twitter's New Profile Page  —  Twitter's new profile page — more photos, featuring your best tweets, etc. — isn't really about copying Facebook or making a simple service more cumbersome.
Apr 9, 2014, 6:05 PMIn context
Dan Frommer / SplatF:
What If Microsoft Had Bought BlackBerry In 2009 Instead?   —  If Steve Ballmer had taken my advice four years ago, would he be better off today?  —  The big tech story this week — until another iPhone part leaks, that is — will be Microsoft's $7+ billion acquisition of Nokia's smartphone business.
Sep 3, 2013, 11:40 AMIn context
Dan Frommer / SplatF:
The Apple TV App Store Can't Be Too Far Away   —  Apple TV owners just got a bunch more channels: Vevo, the Weather Channel, more from Disney, and Smithsonian.  This follows a recent update that added HBO Go and ESPN apps, and represents a continued acceleration of new content being added to Apple TV.
Aug 27, 2013, 12:25 PMIn context
Dan Frommer / SplatF:
AOL vs. Netflix: The Entire Internet In One Simple Chart   —  Dialup out, broadband in.  It doesn't get more clear than this.  —  At the end of March, almost 2.7 million people still subscribed to AOL service, the company reported this morning.  That's about where Netflix stood at the end of 2004.
May 9, 2013, 1:55 AMIn context
Dan Frommer / SplatF:
Crazy About Tablets   —  Is BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins just nuts?  Or...  Today's big quote is from BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins, who's getting widely mocked for what he said yesterday about tablets.  Here's Bloomberg's account: … Well, okay.  —  There are a few possibilities here.
Apr 30, 2013, 2:25 PMIn context
Dan Frommer / SplatF:
Apple's Solid-After-All Quarter In Charts   —  Apple is still growing, but slower than before.  And it's not as profitable as it was a year ago — a rare reversal.  But it's still solid.  —  Apple reported March quarter earnings this afternoon.  Expectations were muted, and Apple beat them, with particularly strong iPad shipments.
Apr 24, 2013, 1:00 AMIn context
Dan Frommer / SplatF:
Who's Going To Buy The Facebook Phone?   —  Facebook unveiled its long-awaited mobile phone platform today.  It is, as assumed, a Facebook “layer” on top of Google Android.  I haven't had a chance to use it yet, or even take a detailed look at the presentation.  But I can already see where it might be useful and popular.
Apr 4, 2013, 11:10 PMIn context
Dan Frommer / SplatF:
7 Things That Could Have Killed Twitter, But Didn't   —  Looking back on Twitter's seventh birthday.  —  Twitter is observing its seventh birthday today — that is, it's been 7 years since Jack Dorsey's stirring “just setting up my twttr” tweet.  In Twitter's celebratory blog post …
Mar 21, 2013, 5:15 PMIn context
Dan Frommer / SplatF:
Tesla vs. The New York Times: Everyone's A Media Company Now   —  This post was first published at LinkedIn.  Please follow me there for more commentary.  —  Tesla CEO Elon Musk shreds* the New York Times review of his Model S, using data to argue the writer is telling the wrong story.
Feb 14, 2013, 12:00 PMIn context

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