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iPhone OS 3.0: Something Wicked Cool This Way Comes

iphone30Developers building applications for the iPhone best make sure their work runs on the device’s forthcoming 3.0 OS. Because effective yesterday, Apple is no longer accepting applications that don’t. “Beginning today, all submissions to the App Store will be reviewed on the latest beta of iPhone OS 3.0,” Apple said in a message to developers Thursday. “If your app submission is not compatible with iPhone OS 3.0, it will not be approved.”


Clearly, OS 3.0 had to be truly stable for Apple (AAPL) to issue such a mandate. And that suggests that the company is ramping up toward an official release–most likely at its Worldwide Developers Conference in early June.

Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald