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Katie Couric’s Global Anchor Position At Yahoo Confirmed

TV personality Katie Couric will indeed by joining Yahoo as first reported by AllThingsD, the company announced via a blog post today. She starts the gig beginning “early 2014,” and will continue her hosting duties on ABC’s <i>Katie</i> concurrently. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announced the new hire today via …

The World's First Supersonic Business Jet Will Reach The Market In 2021

This year’s National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) convention in Las Vegas was full of droll announcements on charter services and meager sales reports. It was a refreshing surprise, then, to see Aerion Corporation out in full regale, pitching a whole new evolutionary step in the private …

Yahoo Doesn't Understand What Makes Flipboard Special

My first impression of Yahoo's new Livestand reading app is that it looks beautiful. My second is that, despite rumors that it was going to be a lot …

Sidestepping Apple: From Amazon to Condé Nast, Companies Rethink App Strategies

We all knew that once Apple starting enforcing new rules for in-app purchases, it would change how media companies do business on the iPhone and …

Yahoo Doubles Down on Web With 'Livestand' Tablet Platform

Yahoo is betting big that its days as the net's dominant portal – the first stop for millions of web users looking for news and information around …

About Flickr

Flickr - almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world - has <i>two main goals</i>:<p><b>1.</b> We want to <b>help people make</b> …

Finally! A Flickr App That Doesn't Suck

Flickr announced a new iOS app today for shooting, editing, sharing and discovering photos. Based on the demo Wired saw, this is exactly the kind of …

What Is Rockmelt, the Company Yahoo Just Bought? (Because You Know You Forgot)

Yahoo's summer shopping spree has claimed another company. This time it's former social browser turned Flipboard clone, Rockmelt.<p>Maybe you remember …

Yahoo Redesigns Mail Experience for Speed, Launches iPhone and Windows 8 Apps

Yahoo just unveiled its first major product release since Marissa Mayer took over as CEO. It launched a new version of Yahoo Mail for Android and the …

Yahoo's Mobile Push Continues With Weather, Tablet Mail Apps

Yahoo is clawing its way back from the grave with style. Today it introduces two apps to its mobile repertoire, Yahoo! Weather and a tablet version …

iPad

Most of the iPad reactions I've read have been negative, but I have been completely satisfied with what Apple announced. iPad is exactly the product …

How Steve Jobs Made the iPad Succeed When All Other Tablets Failed

Steve Jobs’s solution to Google’s Android-everywhere strategy was simple and audacious: he unveiled the iPad. Many knew Jobs was going to unveil a …

A Billionaire Backs Greenwald, But Journalism Hasn't Been Saved Just Yet

It’s been a great week for the online journalism business. Billionaire eBay founder Pierre Omidyar committed $250 million to a general-interest news …

With David Pogue Hire, Yahoo Joins the Journalism Investment Boom

Following in the footsteps of eBay founder Pierre Omidyar, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, and venture capital firm Accel Partners, Yahoo has pumped new money …

Meet Andrew Golis, The 26-Year-Old Behind Yahoo's Newsiest 57 Million Page Views

For the first time, Yahoo! News actually has full-time beat writers—six of them, including high-profile bylines like John Cook (formerly of Gawker), Michael Calderone (formerly of Politico) and Holly Bailey (formerly of Newsweek). And they've already unearthed some big scoops, like Cook's recent …

Dropbox Blows Up the Box, Connecting Every App, File, and Device | WIRED

In the vast San Francisco loft that Dropbox calls home, there’s a Lego room, a life-size plastic shark, and a Golden Gate Bridge mosaic made from …

Dropbox Launches Datastore API And Drop-Ins To Sync Data To And From Apps

Today Dropbox launched two powerful new APIs for syncing and viewing data within apps that will help the company expand beyond the traditional “file” storage system it has built its service on.<p>The Datastore API can save any structured data or metadata for an app. It lets developers protect their …

Drew Houston Comments On Dropbox IPO Rumors, Security, Mobile Strategy And Enterprise Focus

Today at Disrupt SF, Dropbox co-founder and CEO Drew Houston took the stage to share his experiences and give his thoughts on the product, future prospects, competition and more. With 200 million users and a community of thousands of active developers and five years after launching at TechCrunch50, …

Bloomberg: If Aereo wins in court, cable companies might buy it or build clones

While TV broadcasters like CBS and Fox continue their legal battle against Aereo and its leased microantenna-to-internet streaming scheme, <i>Bloomberg</i> reports cable companies are watching more closely than ever. Since they're currently paying retrans fees for a lot of the same content networks …

The Grim Math of the Working-Class Housing Crisis

Power Couple: The Wind and the Cloud Make it Rain

Thomas Edison and Charles F. Brush were born just two years and 70 miles apart in small Ohio towns strung along the Lake Erie shore. They both …

News

Zinc and GE Digital Announce Integrated Solution for Contextual, Real-Time Communication in the Field<p>3<p>4 min read<p>Press Release

Hollywood struggles to halt an exodus of film-makers

Among the tourist hordes on the "walk of fame" last week, you could feel Hollywood casting its spell. They genuflected at the names of actors and film-makers embedded in pink stars in the pavement. Gloria Swanson. John Wayne. Will Smith. Francis Ford Coppola. Quentin Tarantino. Generations of …

Lean UX: Applying Lean Principles to Improve User Experience

The book suggestion of this week is about UX design and how to apply the lean principles to make a better user experience. The title of the book is …

UX Design

In pictures: Concorde the supersonic airliner - Telegraph

Tastings Tours and America’s Best Food: Weekly Roundup

It can be easy to get caught up in the seeing of sights, but taking a break to sip some wine or enjoy the local cuisine can be just as rewarding. …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Product Reviews

Watch Twitter’s Video Pitch To Investors

Getting ready to pitch itself to investors next week, Twitter posted a video of its IPO roadshow presentation online Friday.<p>Though the entire video is 37 minutes long, after the first two and a half minutes, it primarily features CEO Dick Costolo against a plain backdrop talking about Twitter’s …