"There seems to be a new breed of entrepreneurs whose greatest skill is playing the political game."
Q: What country, on a per capita basis, is the largest consumer of YouTube?
A: Wrong, it is Saudi Arabia. The largest audience there, by the way, are women; the largest content category they watch is education."
"Today, we are introducing schemas in emails to make messages more interactive and allow developers to deliver a slice of their apps to users’ inboxes."
"GOOGLE GLASS HAS A “GLASSHUB” I stumbled upon this by accident as i was searching for the sensor drivers. The glasshub appears to be a external micro-controller that communicates with OMAP4430 over I2C. This is the hardware that supports the “wink” command. Strangely enough, it supports upto 20winks! Looks like someone didn’t learn their lesson with triple and quadruple mouse-clicks designs. On the other hand, this will be most essential when someone attempts to write a Google Glass app to detect seizures. Forward thinking as always, Google."
"Die Anzahl der Verkehrstoten ist auf Autobahnabschnitten ohne Tempolimit um 28 Prozent höher als auf Strecken, auf denen nicht gerast werden darf."
"You see, we’ve come to define “social” in unintentional Orwellian double-speak. “Social” has come to mean the exact opposite of what it’s meant for centuries. Instead of actual interaction and communication, we define “social” as once- or twice-removed ego validation through button-clicking. “Social” is what happens when someone posts personal information—photos, thoughts, announcements, favorite songs, jokes—on the internet and another person comes along and clicks a thumbs up icon or a star or a heart. If someone’s really “social,” they’ll even type a comment or reply. Kids aren’t leaving social networks. They’re redefining the word “social."
"Eine positive Ausnahme bilden ausgerechnet Unternehmen, die von Finanzinvestoren an die Börse gebracht werden."