Daily Archives: November 4, 2010

Facebook keeps powering its way toward an initial public offering as the  winner of the battle for dominance among social networks. I wonder how worried Mark Zuckerberg, its founder, is when he considers the ranks of his fallen rivals.

The most recent is MySpace, the music-dominated social network that was also growing rapidly when it was bought by News Corp for $580m in 2005. Things have changed – News Corp is now warning that MySpace faces a harsh fate if it does not do better soon. Read more

Aliph, the San Francisco company that brought style and better sound quality to Bluetooth headsets with its Jawbone series, has reinvented the boombox with the launch of its second major product.

The Jambox is a small, wireless speaker, with a minimalist design and speakerphone functionality added with a built-in microphone. Read more

Given how much consumers seem to resent donning a pair of glasses to enjoy 3D content on televisions screens, manufacturers around the world are working hard towards the day when special eyewear is no longer needed.

That day just got closer with Taiwan’s AU Optronics, one of the world’s biggest flat-panel producers, announcing on Wednesday a glasses-less, all-angle viewing 3D panels. Read more