Samsung has been on the receiving end of many of these lawsuits. But according to another unnamed senior executive, “We are taking different tactics since we are quite confident. If Samsung wins in Germany that will give us a big breakthrough and so will other envisioned efforts against such products as the iPhone 5.”
For a short while after this Samsung/Apple madness started, it was somewhat expected that the fight would be resolved amicably based on the highly beneficial and symbiotic business relationship shared by the two companies. Apple is one of Samsung’s biggest customers, which is likely the reason for the South Korea-based company’s tentative attitude during these legal proceedings. But the plan has clearly changed.
The Subscribe button sits in the top-right corner of each of your friend’s profiles, providing the option to dial down the number of updates you receive. Users can choose to receive all updates, most updates or only important updates – an easy control for the different types of friends you have on Facebook.
Honestly, Google+ needs something like this. I would love to, for example, get about 90% fewer (newer) updates from Robert Scoble, if it meant my real friends’ activities would actually stick around my news feed long enough for me to read them.
Facebook does this well; G+ and twitter do not.
Awesome inforgraphic from email summary news curation service Summify.
All Things D’s Peter Kafka says that Google is willing to offer significantly more than what Amazon, Yahoo or Dish Network would be willing to offer in the bidding war for Hulu. But they also want more than what’s being offered.
I’m not sure I want the top two video distrubtion portals both run by Google. That sounds kinda scary. But is this what it will take to save Hulu?