New United Parcel Service software aims to cut delivery time and save fuel… Ultimately, the software could save UPS millions of gallons of gas each year and about $50 million in the United States in fuel costs, Perez said. It's one of many adjustments UPS has made to save time and fuel. Since 2004, the […]
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So apparently you can now (or soon) send an email to send cash? I like Square, and use it for golf students (among other things), but how is this going to be secure? Can't someone simply spoof an email from you to send themselves money?
Having not owned the original Paperwhite, I believe that original Paperwhite owners need only upgrade if they hate the spotty lighting at the bottom of their Kindles. Otherwise, you can probably wait another revision or three. I'll do just that. Thanks.
The 20 Smartest Things Jeff Bezos Has Ever Said.
Hypercritical: Nintendo in Crisis and Daring Fireball: Nintendo in Motion are both worth reading if you're a fan of Nintendo, consoles, or gaming in general.
The Meanings of Googliness talks about what it means to be a Google employee. One of the first comments? But really dude? On what planet is the biggest invader of privacy in the history of the planet ‘not evil’? Uh, yup.
Every Second on the Internet is worth a few of your seconds.
Lavabit, email service Snowden reportedly used, abruptly shuts down - Boing Boing.
AllThingsD: "Previous smartphone owners buy Apple iPhones much more than first-time owners," according to Consumer Intelligence Research Partners. "Almost 50 percent of previous owners buy an iPhone, while under one-third of first-time owners buy an iPhone." In other words, as more and more people become "previous smartphone owners," things are looking up.
I wonder if they regret ever putting that out there.
I still have an eMate 300, and this article explores connecting one to Mac OS X. I miss the handwriting recognition. It was quite good, Simpsons jokes aside… Or, let me put it this way: it was less frustrating than Siri speech recognition and network availability.
Upload bandwidth has always been constrained. On DSL lines, it's often 8x slower than download bandwidth. People consume more than they create, yes, but people are creating more and more these days. A good article from are on this: Since I'm on a Comcast business-class connection, the next tier up from my current tier of […]
I think there's some weird part of humans - or me, at least - that enjoys the occasional trip to the woodshed.
Director Saschka Unseld discusses Pixar, photorealism, and the making of 'The Blue Umbrella'