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Entries by Bianca Bosker from 09/2012

Information Overload Isn't A Thing, Study Finds

Posted 09.04.2012 | Technology

Forget information overload. What you've got is information just-right-load. That's the conclusion reached by a trio of researchers at Northwestern...

New Kindle Fire Coming? Amazon To Announce New Tablet This Week, Experts Say

Posted 09.05.2012 | Technology

By Alistair Barr SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is expected to launch a new tablet on Thursday, the latest salvo in a battle ...

Mark Zuckerberg At TechCrunch: Everything You Need To Know About Everything Zuck Shared

Posted 09.11.2012 | Technology

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took the stage at TechCrunch Disrupt Tuesday for his first public interview since his company's stock value was cut in ha...

Uncomfortable Things Overheard On Apple Liveblogs (That We Didn't Need To Know)

Posted 09.12.2012 | Technology

Then again we read through them all...and that's sort of strange too. "I'm going to make sweet love to this phone." (source) "My ears are uprigh...

Instagram's Amy Cole Means Business: How A Former Racecar Engineer Is Helping The App Grow Up

Posted 09.13.2012 | Technology

Amy Cole might never have made it to Instagram had it not been for two pairs of hot pink pants. While on a Napa Valley wine tour last summer, Cole,...

Facebook, Gilt Flashed My Granny Panties: Why That's A Problem (And Not For The Reason You'd Think)

| Posted 09.17.2012 | Technology

It goes without saying that among all the things I'd want to publicize to my 1,300 Facebook acquaintances, my need for tummy-tucking, industrial-strength granny panties doesn't make the list.

What Google Isn't Telling Us About The Video It's Banned In 5 Countries (And Counting)

| Posted 09.18.2012 | Technology

Here's what we know: According to YouTube's parent company Google, the "Innocence of Muslims," a film blamed for inciting violence across nations in t...

Apple's IOS 6 Maps Debacle: You're Drivin Me Crazy And I Distill Can't Type

| Posted 09.20.2012 | Technology

I'm wiring this story on y iPhone this morning because after my upgrade to "the worlds most advanced operating system," iOS 6, I got Los in New Jersey on my way to work.

Apple On iOS 6 Maps Flubs: This Is Hard, Okay?

Posted 09.21.2012 | Technology

You try mapping the world. That's the gist of Apple's response to frustrated users befuddled by the error-prone new Apple Maps app that has replace...

Apple's Lost Mapportunity: How Did A Tech Star Lose Its Way?

Posted 09.22.2012 | Technology

Apple’s mojo over the years has come from its knack for releasing products that aren’t the first, but are the best. Its highly anticipated new ...

Rick Smolan On What Big Data Is Doing To Us (And What It Looks Like)

Posted 09.25.2012 | Technology

Here’s a little data about Rick Smolan, the pioneering photographer behind an ambitious and unprecedented multimedia portrait of big data. He has...