Piracy is Good – Elisabeth Murdoch

4 February, 2010 // 0 Comments

I like posting "man bites dog" type stories, and given that Rupert Murdoch has called news aggregators pirates, I'd say this story about his daughter Elisabeth fits the bill. From an article on [Read More ...]

Hanvon N516 review, part 1

4 February, 2010 // 3 Comments

This is part one of the review. Part 2 will be delayed until I get the replacement N516; I managed to brick the one I have during a firmware update. First things first. I encountered a problem with [Read More ...]

More free ebooks on IP

4 February, 2010 // 0 Comments

Yesterday's post got me thinking, and I realized that I know of a bunch of books that cover intelectual property from all angles. I'm still trying to find the original source for most of them, so [Read More ...]

Amazon to buy touchscreen startup?

3 February, 2010 // 2 Comments

The New York Times is reporting: In a sign that Amazon wants to upgrade its Kindle ereader to compete head-on with the Apple iPad, Amazon has acquired Touchco, a New York-based start-up specializing [Read More ...]

Free PDF: How to make a PDF

3 February, 2010 // 0 Comments

Adobe just posted this how-to guide on their blog. You can download it here. Relevant scenario Prerequisites Important considerations Equip yourself with relevant details Stage 0: Prepare the content [Read More ...]

See, Apple can play nice

3 February, 2010 // 0 Comments

From Cloned in China: When Apple was still in talks with China’s carriers to bring iPhone into China, we’ve heard reports that Apple selling iPhone in China might face legal troubles in future, [Read More ...]

Textbooks are coming to the iPad

2 February, 2010 // 0 Comments

The WSJ is reporting: Major textbook publishers have struck deals with software company ScrollMotion Inc. to adapt their textbooks for the electronic page, as the industry embraces a hope that [Read More ...]

Against Intellectual Monopoly

2 February, 2010 // 1 Comment

Yesterday I pointed you at a free ebook on piracy. Because of that post, someone gave me a link to this ebook. From the summary: It is common to argue that intellectual property in the form of [Read More ...]

Nature.com iPhone app

2 February, 2010 // 0 Comments

Nature Publishing Group just announced a new iPhone app that allows you to access science news stories and the latest published research. The app is free. I installed the app, and while I can't vouch [Read More ...]
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