Daniel Birck

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Fountain of youth: with Tumblr, can Yahoo buy a new generation of users?

After a rash of acquisitions, it's make or break for Yahoo's young CEO<p>Marissa Mayer just made her biggest bet to date as Yahoo’s CEO — and if it goes badly, she may not get the chance to make another. A series of recent acquisitions culminated Monday with the announcement that Yahoo is spending …

Windows 8.1 set to bring back the Start button

Microsoft is preparing to revive the traditional Start button it killed with Windows 8. Sources familiar with Microsoft's plans have revealed to <i>The Verge</i> that Windows 8.1 will include the return of the Start button. We understand that the button will act as a method to simply access the Start …

Google's Buying Provo's Entire Fiber Network, Worth $39m, For $1

When Google announced it was rolling out a fiber network in Provo, Utah, it wasn't clear how or why it had chosen the city. Turns out, Google has …

Telecoms

Why the 2011 iPod Nano is still the sexiest smartwatch of all

After reviewing a handful of the latest and greatest smartwatches, I discovered something shocking. Out of my old electronics drawer I pulled out my iPod Nano, the 2011 clip-on MP3 player that's no longer even sold by Apple. It's attached to a Hex Nano metal watchband. I wore this for over a year, …

Smartwatches

iPad Still Dominates Tablet Ads With iPad Mini Gaining, Velti Finds

Mobile advertising firm Velti has released its monthly report on advertising impressions across its network. The iPad is far and away the leader when it comes to the tablet market, and is gradually chipping away share from the iPhone in terms of overall dominance among mobile ads. The iPad mini …

Les armes imprimées en 3D, nouvel ennemi de la régulation ?

Mi-mars, un étudiant américain a obtenu une licence pour fabriquer et distribuer des armes en plastique à l'aide d'une imprimante 3D. Une démarche …

Twitter entre sur le marché convoité de la musique en ligne

Le réseau de microblogs propose un service qui fonctionnera dans un premier temps en partenariat avec Apple et les sites de streaming Spotify et Rdio.<p>…

Apple hangs onto your Siri data for two years

All those curse words and other commands you yell at Siri hang around a bit longer than you may think.<p>In response to a Wired story expressing concern about Siri's privacy policy, Apple has revealed exactly what happens to your Siri chats. Apple spokeswoman Trudy Muller told Wired on Thursday that …

ACLU