DigitalOutbox Episode 157

DigitalOutbox Episode 157
DigitalOutbox Episode 157 – Yahoo buys a teen and Updates

Playback
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Shownotes
1:21 – Apple introduces 2 step verification
4:54 – Global internet slows after biggest attack in history
8:52 – Yahoo spends millions on UK teen Nick D’Aloisio’s Summly app
14:03 – Facebook launches free calling for iOS users in UK
17:43 – Google announces open source patent pledge, won’t sue ‘unless first attacked’
19:59 – Blockbuster UK sold to investment firm, half its stores to close
21:03 – Jessops Returns
23:21 – Telegraph extends paywall to UK readers
26:24 – Flipboard – Now You Can Publish Your Own ‘Magazine’
30:07 – U.K’s First 4G Network Reaches Half The Population Five Months After Launch
30:47 – Google gives Nexus 4 obvious design tweaks to keep it from falling off your desk

Picks
Ian
Forecast.io
– Hyperlocal forecasts for the UK
– Web app
– Shows now, next hour, next 24 hours and the week ahead
– Nice map view
– Supports multiple locations, toggle C or F
– Install on iOS or Android for great mobile view
– Also has a time machine for locations

Published by

Ian

Ian lives and works in Glasgow, Scotland. By day he works in the IT department for a large manufacturing company but outside work he is a keen follower of all things digital. In 2006 he switched to using a Mac and has never looked back. To find out more about Ian visit the about page for more info.