At the yearly shareholder meeting, CEO Cook says mobile payments haven’t taken off like he thought they would. He also says wearables are booming.
Enlarge / circa 1955: A traditional festive dinner table decorated with sprigs of berried holly. (credit: Getty | Chaloner Woods) As the adage goes, the dose makes the poison. But the same can be said for our foods—a morbid morsel to chew on during your holiday noshing. While still safe to eat, our favorite dishes […]
(video link) REDMOND, Wash.—Ahead of Xbox One X‘s November 7 launch, Ars Technica was invited to hang out at the company’s Xbox campus and chat with one of the console’s leading managers. With this opportunity in mind, we grabbed a camera crew and asked as many questions of Kevin Gammill, the Xbox division’s “core platform […]
Back in the ’90s, Kanye West worked with today’s guest and ended up owing him $300. We ask how that happened, and about more wild stories in Jensen Karp’s new book.
Online backup provider Backblaze runs hard drives from several manufacturers in its data center (56,224, they say, by the end of 2015), and as you’d expect, the company keeps its eye on how well they work. Yesterday they published a stats-heavy look at the performance, and especially the reliability, of all those drives, which makes […]