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#Google, is there some reason I can post a link here from #Safari and not from your iOS #app?
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Can reorder iOS extensibility app/action menus—often as I want; no apparent way to make order stick. Apple's famous puckish humor?
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OK, looks like Apple may have fixed this in the last point rev or so.
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'NSA General Counsel Stewart Baker has said, “metadata absolutely tells you everything about somebody’s life. If you have enough metadata, you don’t really need content.” When I quoted Baker at a recent debate at Johns Hopkins University, my opponent, General Michael Hayden, former director of the NSA and the CIA, called Baker’s comment “absolutely correct,” and raised him one, asserting, “We kill people based on metadata.”
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'The fact that the USA Freedom Act has achieved such wide-ranging support may be less an indication of its compromises than of a fundamental shift in American views. In July 2013, following the Snowden revelations, the Pew Research Center reported that for the first time since it started asking the question in 2004, more Americans expressed concern that counter-terrorism measures were infringing their civil liberties than worried that the government was not doing enough to keep them safe.'
A bill to rein in NSA spying on Americans’ metadata is an important first step, but it addresses only one part of the NSA’s surveillance activities.
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I wasn't aware of a controversy. The quote expecting Microsoft to have implemented Continuity/Handoff first cracked me up.

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NPR: The Forgotten Female Programmers Who Created Modern Tech
The Innovators, Walter Isaacson's new book, tells the stories of the people who created modern computers. Women, who are now a minority in computer science, played an outsize role in that history.
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CBS News - Cable networks are speeding up TV shows to cram in ads
The new strategy comes as ratings decline and a surge in "cord-cutters," but could it alienate viewers even more?
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Near as I can tell, this recognition follows activity in a couple of groups on Twitter, which has been useful and stimulating in a number of ways:

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My shoulder repetitive strain injury doesn't get why Apple won't enable full iOS keyboard support (e.g., escape, switch apps).
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Interesting if true...(Um, is someone counting characters here? Yes, apparently so.)
A couple of years ago, right around the time Google's Gmail team decided to start working on a standalone email app, the recently announced Inbox, a major..
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Will/can #calendar #apps jump on iOS extensibility? If calendar app has event URL field, could sending URL open new event?
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Must see.

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