I’ve never found a contact management system that actually works for two Gmail accounts, one Outlook Exchange account and two different phones.
Spoiler alert: this isn’t it either (they only allow you to connect to one Gmail account at a time).
But they’re trying. And there’s finally a “merge” feature so I can get rid of those pesky extra profiles that friends (or my dad, ahem) create when they forget their password…
Square’s not just for businesses apparently, as an invite-only page for a product called “Square Cash” has popped up. Not many details are known about it, but we’ve reached out to the company for comment…
I carry cash about 1% of the time — usually only when I have just been to the farmer’s market. Checkbook, maybe 5% of the time. Credit cards and my iPhone: 100%. Venmo has been my go-to for a few years now, but this new option from Square is intriguing …
State Internet Information Office (Ministry of Truth: Kunming Environmental Protest)
this sounds more like reality. yesterday’s overly optimistic story on NPR had my head spinning.
Today at I/O, Google rebranded “Hangouts” as a new unified, cross-platform messaging system. It lets people text, photo, and group video message across Hangouts’ Android and iOS apps, plus its Gmail and Google+ site integrations. Hangouts rolls out today, replacing Google Talk [GCha..
This is why G+ still matters. It’s not about the G+ social network (or lack thereof). It’s about their power to disrupt a marketplace of communications tools because they have the critical mass of users already via Gmail, and those people are going to use Google’s messaging app – both because it’s already integrated with their massive address books, and because it has cool features that people want. This will become the equivalent of what WeChat is in China (which was copied from WhatsApp and which hasn’t gained nearly the mainstream popularity here as it has over there.)
I am personally very excited about this news. And I think it should scare Facebook in a big way.
For the first time scientists have printed human embryonic stem cells using a 3D printer.
The Heriot-Watt University team’s research could eventually lead to human organs being printed on demand and an end to animal drug testing. Jim Drury of Reuters reports.
But don’t try this at home.