Archive for April, 2010

SECRETLY, WE THINK SOME OF OUR READERS LIKE THAT STUFF

April 30, 2010

“We’re trying to make our readers not feel like we’re slapping them in the face as we explore this new world.”

Popular Science editor-in-chief Mark Jannot, on pricing his iPad edition at what the market will bear, Apple 2.0, 30 April 2010

NOW, WE’D LIKE THEM TO MOVE BACK

April 29, 2010

“Apple has a long relationship with Adobe. In fact, we met Adobe’s founders when they were in their proverbial garage.”

Apple CEO Steve Jobs, on his frustrations with uppity software makers who don’t know their place, Apple.com, 29 April 2010

THE BELIEF IN A THING MAKES IT NOT HAPPEN

April 28, 2010

“I believe Palm can survive as an independent company.”

Palm CEO Jon Rubinstein, less than a week before selling out to Hewlett-Packard, Financial Times, 22 April 2010

OUR PRIVACY POLICY: IT ONLY LOOKS SCARY

April 23, 2010

“While it looks super-scary and certainly sucks for those few people who were affected, and is embarrassing to us, it’s a lot less bad than it looks.”

Blippy cofounder Philip Kaplan, on learning that his financial oversharing service handled credit-card numbers, too, VentureBeat, 23 April 2010

OVERSHARING IS CARING

April 22, 2010

“We think that many things used to be private only because there was no way to share them.”

Blippy cofounder Philip Kaplan, better known for creating workplace-gossip oversharing site FuckedCompany.com, on making it easy for people to confess their shopping sprees, Bits, 22 April 2010

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