Vox introduced Ello this way: A brand-new social networking startup — Ello — has gone viral. At one point on Thursday, the site was acquiring 31,000 new users an hour — many of whom flocked to there because of a disagreement with Facebook over its policy requiring real names, which some say is unfair to […]
Good morning, False alarm about the Ello post; hopefully it will go up today instead. On to the update: China Approves the iPhone From Reuters: The iPhone 6 will be sold in China from Oct 17, after rigorous regulator scrutiny led to Apple Inc reassuring the Chinese government that the smartphones did not have security […]
I joined John Gruber on The Talk Show to talk about Apple Watch, Bend-gate, Apple and China, and more Apple Watch. Check it out here.
Good morning, My first item today is about Facebook’s new (relaunched) Atlas product. You may think it’s creepy, so check back on Stratechery later on to see what I think about Ello. I will warn you, though, I’m not a fan. On to the update: Facebook Launches Atlas From the New York Times: Facebook built […]
On the newest episode of Exponent, the podcast I co-host with James Allworth: In this week’s episode Ben and James reflect about last week’s episode and the personal feedback that resulted, then move on to discuss why Minecraft is a big deal as well as a bit about Apple’s new focus on privacy. Links Ben […]
Good morning, So much for my insistence on writing less about Apple! The company is just churning out news right now. I did want to acknowledge the Shellshock Bash bug. This is the best piece I’ve read about what seems to be a very big deal and, to be honest, the most newsworthy thing that […]
Good morning, It seems that yesterday’s update got marked as spam, so please take a look and mark it as not-spam – this will help ensure this happens less often in the future. On to the update: Why Now Next Year for Apple Watch While I noted last week that I had changed my mind […]