What Happened: Turns out, we won’t have Paul Ryan to kick about for much longer. Which, given how much he was kicked last week, is probably a good thing.
There is no listing for Racine in Norco, and he could not be located for comment.
Google announced a revamp of its Google Docs service at its Google I/O developers conference in San Francisco last week. On Monday, it also announced it was shutting down Quickoffice, an app for document editing.
Foursquare is part social city guide, part mobile friend finder. Users connect based on GPS location. Those who can make a habit of “checking in” whenever they go places can meet new people, invite friends to join up, and leave tips for others who check in later. It’s common to check in someplace and receive a tip like, “Since you’re nearby, your friend, Jacob, recommends the ‘Cookie Monster’ at Craigo’s Pizza.”
Players agree on a number of rounds or set point total before the game begins. The instructions recommend 3 to 4 rounds or 40 to 50 points for a short game, but there should always be at least two rounds.
That’s obvious and uninteresting, but many of us seem to forget it when we’re on a computer. We think “it’s secure,” and forget that secure can mean many different things.
Michael O’Leary, an MPAA vice president, had testified last month before the committee that security concerns were “overstated.”
Dialing around: Mexican wireless telephone company America Movil said it added 1.8 million subscribers in the third quarter…. Flextronics (FLEX), the Singapore-based company Ericsson out-sources its cell-phone manufacturing to, will cut 10,000 jobs, or 15 percent of its workforce…. Internet and wireless service provider InfoSpace (INSP) will cut 200 jobs.
Police are also quick to blame uneducated users, at times in blunt terms. “You have 4G with a smartphone and an idiot holding it,” says Singh, the cyber police official. “The phone has become smarter than the chap who doesn’t know what to do.”
The new Echo screen device will likely support some of the same functionality as the Echo Look, which will enable consumers to take videos and photos of their outfits and compare them via algorithms, according to one of the people. It is unclear why Amazon is launching the two devices so close together or how the market segments they target may differ.
Even after seeing a solid six-figure haul on the horizon, Poots is still proudly independent, avoiding partners and investors. He says “I’m a one man band, though my girlfriend has been super duper supportive and has spent many of her nights packing stuff with me.” He’s also working with a publisher called “Cool Mini Or Not”, that has also had its fair share of Kickstarter success, to provide fulfillment services.