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  • Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says he's left Facebook over data collection

    04/09/2018 5:22:34 AM PDT · by upchuck · 15 replies
    USA Today | Apr 8, 2018 | Jessica Guynn and Kevin McCoy
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  • ‘Unsafe to the community’: Facebook takes on pro-Trump Diamond and Silk

    04/09/2018 5:40:22 AM PDT · by Makana · 27 replies
    The American Mirror ^ | April 7, 2018 | Kyle Olson
    The hilarious duo of Diamond and Silk is a danger to society. That’s according to Facebook. The pro-Trump pair posted on the embattled social media platform on Friday night, saying after months of correspondence, they were deemed to be “unsafe to the community.”
  • Apple co-founder protests Facebook by shutting down account

    04/09/2018 5:22:55 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 38 replies ^ | 4-9-2018 | AP
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is shutting down his Facebook account as the social media giant struggles to cope with the worst privacy crisis in its history. In an email to USA Today, Wozniak says Facebook makes a lot of advertising money from personal details provided by users. He says the “profits are all based on the user’s info, but the users get none of the profits back.”
  • Mystery Woman Dumps Rare, Collectable Apple Computer Worth $200K At Recycling Center

    05/31/2015 12:16:34 AM PDT · by Swordmaker · 60 replies
    KPIX Channel 5 San Francisco CBS ^ | May 30, 2015 9:48 PM
    MILPITAS (CBS/AP) — A recycling center in the Silicon Valley is looking for a woman who dropped off an old Apple computer that turned out to be a collectible item worth $200,000. Victor Gichun of Clean Bay Area says the woman dropped off boxes of electronics that she had cleaned out from her garage after her husband died. She didn’t want a tax receipt or leave her contact information, and it wasn’t until a few weeks later that workers at the recycling center opened the boxes to discover an Apple I (one) computer inside. It was one of only about...
  • 'It's no contest': Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak praises Windows phone...

    04/30/2012 6:22:27 AM PDT · by for-q-clinton · 41 replies
    DailyMail ^ | 29 Apr 2012 | Daily Mail Author
    He may have co-founded the company that became Microsoft's largest competitor, but former Apple boss Steve Wozniak has glittering things to say about his former rival's mobile OS. Mr Wozniak, who co-founded Apple with the late Steve Jobs in 1976, has given a shocking endorsement of Windows' 7.5 Mango interface. The 61-year-old, who no longer works full-time for Apple, says of the four phones he travels with (including two iPhones), the Nokia Lumia makes him feel as though he is 'with a friend, not a tool'. Shock endorsement: Steve Wozniak, who co-founded Apple with the late Steve Jobs in 1976,...
  • Steve Wozniak Says Windows Phone Is More Beautiful Than iPhone Or Android

    04/28/2012 6:02:50 PM PDT · by SmokingJoe · 48 replies
    Businessinsider ^ | April 28, 2012 | Steve Kovach
    Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is known for playing around with all kinds of mobile tech, even if it competes with iOS devices. Wozniak recently bought Nokia's new Lumia 900 Windows Phone, and shared some of his thoughts on Microsoft's Mobile platform in a podcast interview with The Report. (The Verge first picked up the interview). Overall, Wozniak says he prefers the look and feel of Windows Phone apps over Android and iPhone apps. He also likes Windows Phone better overall than Android. We had similar feelings towards Windows Phone apps when we reviewed the Lumia 900. Many apps such as...
  • My Most Memorable Gadgets, By Steve Wozniak

    07/03/2009 11:23:15 AM PDT · by MyTwoCopperCoins · 54 replies · 1,275+ views
    Gizmodo ^ | Jul 3 2009 | Gizmodo
    We're kicking off our series exploring memorable gadgets from memorable people with one of the most influential tech giants: Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple. – goes...For that definition, it was probably an electronics learning kit I got for Christmas at about age 8 or 9. As I recall, it didn't teach electronics formulas or resistor codes, but was full of projects to hook up input devices like switches and output devices like buzzers and lights. It was like learning how to connect all the devices to your hi-fi, or connecting all your peripherals to a computer. It also...
  • Steve Wozniak, of Apple fame, to hoof it on 'Dancing With the Stars'

    02/09/2009 8:13:30 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies · 519+ views
    LA Times ^ | Feb 9,2009
    Put this in the "Wait, really?" category: Steve Wozniak, the computer programmer who co-founded Apple Inc., Monday was named a contestant on the upcoming season of "Dancing With the Stars." The man known as The Woz created the original circuit board used for the Apple computer and teamed up with Steve Jobs in 1976 to sell it. He quit working full-time at Apple two decades ago and, after years working on various projects, reemerged last week as chief scientist at FusionIO, a data storage start-up. Not only must his computer chops be pretty sharp still, but he must feel good...
  • Mac OS X 10.5 delayed to ensure Vista compatibility?

    03/25/2007 1:28:32 AM PDT · by jdm · 38 replies · 528+ views
    itWire ^ | March 25, 2007
    Has Apple delayed Mac OS X 10.5 - aka Leopard - to October? That's certainly what some unnamed industry sources have claimed, suggesting the delay has been made to allow the company's coders to get the OS' Boot Camp utility compatible with Windows Vista.