ArsTechnica: Win 8 app store revealed: more money for devs, beta in late February
Microsoft promises to make an application store that was more flexible, more transparent, and ultimately more lucrative for developers than Apple’s.
TechCrunch: Waze Brings Crowdsourced Social Traffic Data To Local Broadcast Stations
Social mapping and navigation company Waze is partnering with 12 local broadcast stations including KGO-TV San Francisco, KABC Los Angeles, WFAA Dallas, and WPVI-TV Philadelphia, to bring its citizen-traffic reporting platform mainstream.
O’Reilly Radar: Can the People’s House become a Social Platform?
What came out of this unprecedented event, in other words, won’t necessarily be measured in lines of code. It’s that Congress got geekier. It’s that the House is opening its doors to transparency through technology.