Every year, Apple awards a series of apps its coveted Apple Design Award. These apps represent what Apple feels are the best qualities of the platform. Among the big winners in these ADAs is Yahoo’s News Digest app. That marks the second win in so many years for Yahoo.
Firemint, developer of Flight Control and Real Racer has acquired PuzzleQuest development studio Infinite Interactive in an all Australian merger that will strengthen the creation of original content for platforms such as the Apple iPod Touch, iPad and iPhone.
I suppose there are lots of these awards, and I don't know how prestigious the T3 awards are. However I use my N7 more than any other of my various Android devices, even my phone, so I guess I agree with T3 :-)
Well, the startups have entered, the judges have judged and the shortlist has been drawn up. The Europas – Europe’s annual awards for tech startups – now has the the shortlist of nominees for this year’s awards available here. Over 1,000 nominated companies have gone through a rigorous judging process in over 30 categories.
It’s that time of year again when we start taking nominations for the sixth annual Crunchies Awards, the Oscars of startups and technology. Once again we are co-hosting the awards with GigaOm and VentureBeat and we will return to the beautiful Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco. Last year was our first year at the Davies and it was the best Crunchies yet.
The Grammy 2014 concert/awards at Staples Center is set to activate at 5 p.m. PST (with the appearance on band adjournment for the West Coast at 8 p.m.) The pre-show awards included wins for Paul McCartney, Daft Punk, Rihanna and "Kinky Boots." The red carpeting has formed out, and L.A. Times reporters are on the scene.
Well September is shaping up to be a banner month here in the world of free and open source software. Not only did we recently learn the winners of this year's "Bossie" (Best of Open Source Software) awards, but we have Software Freedom Day coming up this Saturday! Nothing like awards and parties to make a person forget all about hack attacks and other unsavory aspects of the daily grind.