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iBeacons will deliver location-based access to Newsstand publications

iBeacons will deliver location-based access to Newsstand publications | Technology | Scoop.it
Here's another brilliant use of the iBeacons technology that arrived with iOS 7: making Newsstand publications available for free when a user is within a
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iBeacons - sticking it to NFC one more time. What's the competing technology to iBeacons?

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With iBeacon, Apple is going to dump on NFC and embrace the internet of things

With iBeacon, Apple is going to dump on NFC and embrace the internet of things | Technology | Scoop.it
When iOS 7 is released next week, retailers and other large indoor spaces are going to be able to use a technology called iBeacon to send data over short distances to iPhones. Here’s how it will work.
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Maybe NFC isn't the inevitable juggernaut that we all thought it was. Apple is snubbing it. Is this another HD DVD vs. Blu-Ray? Or will both co-exist?

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After 15 Years Of Whipping The Llama’s Ass, Winamp Shuts Down | TechCrunch

After 15 Years Of Whipping The Llama’s Ass, Winamp Shuts Down | TechCrunch | Technology | Scoop.it
If you had a PC and you listened to MP3s in the late 90s, chances are you managed your playlists with Winamp. Since then, Nullsoft sold Winamp to AOL (the..
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End of an era....

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A VC: Software vs Hardware

A VC: Software vs Hardware | Technology | Scoop.it
One of the things I am noticing is the trend to try to solve problems with software instead of dedicated hardware. That makes sense for a whole bunch of reasons, but the biggest ones are that the marginal cost of...
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The cloud debate rages on...

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