Netflix Engineer Daniel Jacobson: The API at the Root of Your Business

The first place I had ever seen an API actually at work was as part of an operating system.

It was a strange OS at that, a permutation …


Google activating 700K Android devices every day

Announcement by Android chief Andy Rubin comes a month after revealing the mobile operating system was logging 550,000 new users every day.

Read this blog post by Steven Musil on Mobile.


Android Ice Cream Sandwich launch delayed out of respect for Steve Jobs

Google and Samsung were going to announce a new smartphone running the Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system at the CTIA Enterprise and Applications show. The conference runs from October 11th through the 13th with pre-conference seminars on the 10th.


Hipmunk comes to Android with a surprisingly slick app

Hipmunk, the San Francisco-based travel search startup, has finally brought its travel search application to the Android operating system.

Hipmunk for Android, which for now only facilitates flight searches, is impressive because it retains all the slickness of the company’s web and iOS offerings.


Microsoft: Windows 8 GUI Will Be Just Another App

Microsoft’s Steven Sinofsky has published an update to the Building Windows 8 blog in which he sheds light on how Windows 8 treats the GUI differently than any previous version of the operating system.

One of the concerns surrounding Windows 8 has been whether or not the operating system’s new ‘Metro’ UI would supplant the more conventional…


Samsung CEO, We Dont Want HPs Garbage ” Or Something Like That

Choi, in response to a reports question about the recent analyst report, stated, Its not right that acquiring an operating system is becoming a fashion, and that Samsung would never pursue such a deal.


Apple is working on a television for 2012, sources say | VentureBeat

Apple is almost certainly working on a digital television based on its iOS operating system, according to multiple sources in Silicon Valley.   Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, a longtime Apple analyst, predicts that Apple will produce a television in  late 2012 or early 2013.


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