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Dave Winer's first encounters with the Macintosh

guest post Dave Winer's ThinkTank outliner was among the first wave of Macintosh software products. It was love at first sight, but Winer believes the Mac stopped short of where it could have gone.

By January 24, 2014


Dave Winer debuts 'classic' Little Outliner

Outline software, blogger, and RSS pioneer Dave Winer is going back to the future with a new company focused on outliner apps.

By March 25, 2013


Samsung gives Apple the 'boot' in defense

To demonstrate the difference between Samsung and Apple smart devices, Samsung makes the case that consumers know what gadget they're using as soon as they switch on.

By August 7, 2012


Mac designer: Samsung phone fooled me

Apple's expert design witness and former Mac icon designer Susan Kare says that she mistook one of Samsung's devices for Apple's.

By August 7, 2012


Mother of 'Happy Mac' graphic to testify in Apple v. Samsung

Susan Kare, the graphic designer who created some of the interface designs and best known graphics for the original Mac OS, is scheduled to appear in the patent case.

By August 5, 2012


Twitter developers dismayed by promise of stricter API rules

Some accuse the microblogging service of turning its back on the developers who contributed to the company's success.

By July 1, 2012


The 404 935: Where vampire power sucks (podcast)

Leaked from today's 404 podcast: ALAC codec goes open source, HP pivots PC unit AGAIN, McRib McFibs, jailbroken iPhone 4S, pirates hit Modern Warfare 3, and behold: the podcast revolution!

By October 28, 2011


Prominent Web activist arrested over data theft

Aaron Swartz is accused of stealing documents from MIT and Jstor, and among the charges against him are wire fraud and computer fraud.

By July 19, 2011


NY Post blocks Web site for iPad users

The New York newspaper is now stopping iPad users from accessing its Web site content via mobile Safari, directing them instead to go through its own iPad app.

By June 20, 2011


Facebook doesn't see dead people

One of the more fascinating issues Facebook enjoys is that it doesn't know when its users aren't merely lapsed, but dead. How might it solve the problem?

By July 18, 2010