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Daily Archives: May 5, 2011
Here’s a phrase you don’t hear from many publishers these days: “We found Apple were very helpful.”
But as the Telegraph Media Group launches its new paid iPad app, its digital editor, Edward Roussel, says Apple has been “co-operative and helpful” during its development.
Tech news from around the web:
- Facebook and Google are separately considering a tie-up with Skype after the web video conferencing service delayed its initial public offering, according to Reuters. Skype could fetch up to $3bn-$4bn with its IPO expected to raise about $1bn, several people told Reuters.
One of the biggest challenges facing any tech start-up, particularly in the UK, is recruiting skilled developers.
Rather than sit around waiting for the government’s East London Tech City initiative to bear more fruit than ministerial meet-and-greets, the residents of Shoreditch’s “Silicon Roundabout” are taking matters into their own hands. And yes, it involves a hilariously bad play on words.