Giuseppe Taibi’s Techlog

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Entries from March 2010

WideNoise is #1 Lifestyle Free App in Italian App Store

March 18th, 2010 · 1 Comment

While in sunny Austin, TX for SXSW, Leeander, Foll and yours truly conjured up a plan to make location-based sound meter WideNoise a free app. This was the tagline that we crafted and deployed in the twittosphere: WideNoise is now FREE for SXSW! Download it now and build together the noise map of Austin!http://j.mp/sxswnoise #sxsw Three days later, WideNoise ranks [...]

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Tags: iPhone · my iPhone apps · startup · twitter

U.S. FCC releases Internet speed test tool

March 13th, 2010 · No Comments

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Thursday launched a broadband test service to help consumers clock the speed of their Internet. Located at the site www.broadband.gov, the test is aimed at allowing consumers to compare their actual speeds with the speeds advertised by their providers. Source: http://us.mobile.reuters.com/mobile/m/AnyArticle/p.rdt?URL=http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSN1124202020100312 Posted via email from Giuseppe Taibi on Posterous

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Apple Is Now Third Largest US Company

March 12th, 2010 · No Comments

Apple closed at $226.6, up 1.1 points (.49%) for yet another all-time high. It’s market cap is now $205.48 billion, $309 million more above Wal-Mart, which closed down .07 points (.13%) for the day. Source: http://brainstormtech.blogs.fortune.cnn.com/2010/03/12/apple-overtakes-wal-mart/ Posted via email from Giuseppe Taibi on Posterous

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Landed in Austin for #sxsw !

March 11th, 2010 · 1 Comment

My favorite giutar is the one that says “Keep Austin Weird”. See and download the full gallery on posterous Sent from my iPhone Posted via email from Giuseppe Taibi on Posterous

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What Do Leonardo da Vinci, Enzo Ferrari, Adriano Olivetti and Steve Jobs Have In Common ?

March 7th, 2010 · 1 Comment

As of last Friday, Apple’s stock reached the all time high of $218.94 . As a result, Apple is now the fourth largest company in US by market capitalization, less than ten billion dollars behind Wal-Mart. If the stock rally continues, Apple will become number three, right behind Microsoft. As Apple fanboy and shareholder, I [...]

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Boom Time for App Developers in Handelds

March 1st, 2010 · No Comments

The CEO of Flurry Analytics (who merged with Pinch Media), discusses the market landscape for technology developers who create add-on applications for devices like Apple’s iPhone and Google’s Droid system. Interview by MarketWatch’s Rex Crum in San Francisco.

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ETail West confirms increased retailer interest in mobile – Mobile Marketer – Editorials

March 1st, 2010 · No Comments

Why the growing emphasis on mobile through targeted, day-long events? Because retailers are now open to the virtues of mobile marketing and commerce. Once again, consumers have led by indicating their new preferences for shopping, searching, emailing, photo-clicking, communicating and networking, game-playing and interacting with ads through mobile devices – on the couch or on [...]

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