1. cs6_killer_features

    Today is a big day for Adobe. Not only is the company officially unveiling the next versions of virtually all of the applications in its Creative Suite 6, but Adobe is also launching its Creative Cloud online offerings.

    techcrunch.com

  2. Politische Newcomer: Werdet erwachsen, Piraten!

    Nazi-Vergleiche, Grabenkämpfe, Attacken der Etablierten: Die Piraten sind angetreten, um zu reizen - jetzt kriegen sie die Härte der politischen Alltagsarena zu spüren. Sie selbst sind mitschuldig daran. Weil sie permanent ihre eigenen Bemühungen um Profil und Glaubwürdigkeit sabotieren.

    www.spiegel.de

  3. Kundenfrust bei 1&1: Adieu, Servicepapst!

    Marcell D'Avis war das Gesicht des Internet-Discounters 1&1, in Fernsehspots präsentierte er sich als "Leiter Kundenzufriedenheit". Doch im Netz wurde der Mann schnell zum Hassobjekt, frustrierte Verbraucher fühlten sich massenhaft getäuscht. Nun schafft die Firma die Werbefigur ab. Endlich.

    www.spiegel.de

  4. ingridlunden

    Big news from the UK this morning: Vodafone, one of Europe's biggest mobile operators, has made a formal offer to buy up the assets of Cable & Wireless for £1 billion ($1.7 billion), a deal that catapults Vodafone into running its own fixed line network in the UK and specifically will give it a...

    techcrunch.com

  5. joshsc

    Facebook has just filed an amendment to its S-1 to IPO that notes that it now has 500 million mobile users, 901 million monthly active users, and that it paid 23 million shares at $30.89 a share plus $300 million cash for Instagram. It also made $1.

    techcrunch.com

  6. Screenshot_2012-04-18-10-19-39

    Yin asked not to be identified by her real name. A young addict in her mid-twenties, she lives in Palo Alto and, despite her addiction, attends Stanford University. She has all the composure and polish you’d expect of a student at a prestigious school, yet she succombs to her habit throughout the...

    techcrunch.com

  7. Happy 30th birthday, ZX Spectrum

    30 years ago today, the ZX Spectrum was born, and some of you still bang on about it. That's because it was brilliant and cheap (£125/£175) - much cheaper than rivals BBC Micro (£299/£399) and Commodore 64 (£229). This helped the ZX Spectrum become the UK's best selling computer.

    www.eurogamer.net