Tag Archive: Apple

Mar 26 2012

Can Twitter Really Be Bought?

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This recent Businessweek article about the strategic purchasing options of Twitter has got me fuming, and it’s not just because I’m a Google guy. Barry Ritholtz, a widely followed financial analyst and blogger, argues thatĀ Apple should buy Twitter, primarily because doing so would add the crucial social component that Apple still lacks, despite its growing …

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Feb 18 2010

Adobe Fights Back With AIR

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In an earlier blog post, I espoused that Apple’s preference of HTML5 over Adobe Flash would likely change how video is streamed online.  While this may still be true, a deeper look into Adobe’s AIR programming foundation reveals that the answer is not so simple.  In readdressing this issue, the first thing I wanted to …

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Feb 06 2010

Why Apple is Changing Video (Simplified)

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The recent announcement that Apple’s iPad would not support Adobe’s Flash (the scripting behind video sites such as Hulu) irritated me a good bit at first.  I already know people who watch videos on iPhones; I could very easily see two or three people whipping out an iPad (in downtime on set? in an office …

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