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Planet of the iPad

12:56 pm PDT • August 7, 2011

The neat thing about the Rise of the Planet of the Apes movie is that starting about a third of the way through and definitely for the last third you’re…

Planet of the iPad

Gillmor Gang 7.30.11 (TCTV)

10:00 am PDT • July 30, 2011

The Gillmor Gang — Danny Sullivan, Robert Scoble, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor — covered the gamut between Google+ and well, Google+. The new social platform continues to delight and…

Gillmor Gang 7.30.11 (TCTV)

Soap Media

1:01 pm PDT • July 10, 2011

It’s way early to handicap anything along the scale of winners and losers, but many things are already obvious. Plus has conquered the media, but what of it? Unlike Apple,…

Gillmor Gang 7.2.11 (TCTV)

10:00 am PDT • July 2, 2011

The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, John Borthwick, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor — joined the Circle Game as channelled by Joni Mitchell and Tom Rush. Google + seems to…

Foursquare and seven years ago

11:46 am PDT • June 26, 2011

The two houses of Congress straddle the central rotunda, where JFK lay in state before making the trip across the Potomac to Arlington. From his gravesite and the Eternal Flame,…

Making Time

11:00 am PDT • June 5, 2011

One evening last week we sat at the bar downstairs at 1 Market after a long workday. John Taschek and several others were extolling the virtues, no, the imperatives of…

Push comes to shove

9:45 pm PDT • May 15, 2011

At 35 thousand feet you can see the future of push notification more clearly. The in-flight WiFi won’t sustain FaceTime or Skype video, but it handles IM just fine. GTalk…

Unfair and unbalanced

1:40 pm PDT • May 8, 2011

Digging out from under a mountain of stuff this weekend, I’m hopelessly behind. Disclosure: I work at salesforce.com, doing amazing things I can’t say anything about. Apparently, the tech press…

Flash in the Pan

11:32 am PDT • May 1, 2011

The news from NBC/Universal/Comcast is that the cable giant has finally made deals with both ABC and Fox to carry selected shows on their on-demand service. This is big news…

Gillmor Gang 4.30.11 (TCTV)

10:00 am PDT • April 30, 2011

The Gillmor Gang — Kevin Marks, Danny Sullivan, JP Rangaswami, John Taschek, and Steve Gillmor — christened the new Gang studio with a surprise welcome to Kevin Marks. It turns…

Gillmor Gang 4.23.11 (TCTV)

10:00 am PDT • April 23, 2011

The Gillmor Gang — Danny Sullivan, Doc Searls, John Taschek, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor — endured technical glitches and a dissection of the disruption formerly known as TV before…

Hey Kids, What Time Is It?

10:19 am PDT • April 17, 2011

As Mark Twain, or Yogi Berra, famously said, reports of Twitter’s or Foursquare’s death are exaggerated. There’s way too much left from picking over RSS’s carcass. No, seriously, I really…

Larry's Turn

1:17 pm PDT • April 10, 2011

John Lennon would have loved Twitter, Yoko is said to have revealed. Certainly she would have the inside track on this, especially if she had insisted on it. But what…

Season 7

6:20 am PDT • April 4, 2011

The deal is finally almost done for the realignment of the television business. Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner gets $30 million for the final three years of the series, with…

Gillmor Gang 4.03.11 (TCTV)

10:00 am PDT • April 3, 2011

The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Kevin Marks, John Taschek, and Steve Gillmor — plus an active set of realtime commenters on Building 43’s realtime Friendfeed chat, added up to…

Swimming in the Appstream

11:14 am PDT • March 13, 2011

Moving from iPad 1 to iPad 2 has been an exercise in confusion followed by fear followed by despair and now acceptance. I have no idea what I’ll be left…