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Best way of building suite of internal mobile apps for Android and iOSview story

http://stackoverflow.com – My company has created a team to build internal business apps for iOS and Android devices. The aim is to deliver a suite of applications to assist with business tasks (expenses, leave, room booking that sort of thing) and more specific workflow tools that hook into existing systems. Most of the actual development work will be farmed out to contractors, freelancers and app development companies. (HowTos)

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He's Electric - Will A Revolutionary Black Box Turn Dale Vince Into Europe's Elon Musk?view story

http://techcrunch.com – Dale Vince sits in a spartan office in the corner of Ecotricity, one of the UK’s few green energy electricity networks, and taps away on an Apple Mac at his standing desk. The office is bare, other than a normal desk, a couple of chairs and a Union Jack flag hung on the wall. But the Union Jack is not sporting its normal Red White and Blue. (IT news)

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First-Time Chilean Entrepreneur Raises $16M To Disrupt Latin America's Insurance Marketview story

http://techcrunch.com – Sebastian Valin, founder and CEO of ComparaOnline Editor’s note: Julie Ruvolo is a freelance writer and editor of RioChromatic.com. You can follow her on Twitter @jruv. Think about that pure, unbridled feeling when you knew you wanted to be an entrepreneur. Now think about the most unsexy business you could possibly start. Did you think of an insurance product and financial services aggregator? (IT news)

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LXer: One day we'll look back and say this was the end of the software platformview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: Microsoft is buying its way to becoming a "devices and services" company just like IBM, and today even Oracle makes hardware. What was recently considered a deadweight on a software company's business is now mandatory. Read More... (HowTos)

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Gillmor Gang: Inch by Inchview story

http://techcrunch.com – The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Dan Farber, John Taschek, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor — added up the Apple announcements, the Twitter IPO, and why Chromecast’s Cloud-to-Device model will stick. (IT news)

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Twitter Co-Founder Evan Williams Lays Out His Plan For The Future Of Mediaview story

http://techcrunch.com – Twitter Co-Founder Evan Williams has an ambitious new plan: to shift our daily reading habits away from consuming incremental news bites and towards engaging with enlightened ideas curated by an intelligent algorithm. (IT news)

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Silicon Valley Luminaries Got Grilled On The NSA At Disrupt, Here's How They Respondedview story

http://techcrunch.com – On Monday, TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington wrote that he would press the CEOs, VCs, and other Silicon Valley leaders who he was interviewing at TechCrunch Disrupt about the NSA scandal. “I’m scared of our government and I’m disgusted by what little Silicon Valley has done to fight it,” Arrington wrote. (IT news)

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How can I fill in a Spinner on the fly? Illustration insideview story

http://stackoverflow.com – I am working on an application for my business. We rent scooters and other recreational vehicles to tourists in New Mexico. I recently started making Android applications and still have a lot to learn. Right now I am working on a screen that is a TableLayout. (HowTos)

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Video Site Viki Had Talks With Google And Yahoo Before It Took A $200M Deal With Rakuten, Which Plans To Use The Translation Platform In E-Commerceview story

http://techcrunch.com – Rakuten’s $200 million acquisition of Viki — the video streaming site where users worldwide contribute subtitles to premium content — is a clear sign of how Rakuten wants to use digital content to build out its e-commerce marketplace. But the deal didn’t happen in a vacuum. (IT news)

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Turning Apple TV Into Ouroborosview story

http://techcrunch.com – Apple has been ‘pulling the string’ on the Apple TV for seven years now. Think about that one for a minute, it’s had a set-top box since before the iPhone. During that time, the landscape of online video entertainment has completely changed, largely as a result of the iPhone, iPad and iTunes Store. (IT news)