Apple now worth more than Microsoft and Intel combined

At the close of market today, Microsoft (MSFT) had a market value of 201.59 billion U.S. dollars. The market value of Intel (INTC) is $ 115 210 000 000.
Microsoft's Windows, combined with Intel forms of the suitcase "Wintel", which refers to personal computers that, when working, most charity can be described as upside down and backwards Macs with weakened immune systems.

Therefore, add these two things and you find that "Wintel" worth $ 316 800 000 000. As you can imagine, we've been seeing these values ​​in advance for some time and today, the first time (ever?), The closing price of Apple (AAPL) $ 317.60 one billion higher than Wintel. Just in time to make a nice slide for the opening address of someone WWDC (hint, hint).

For a long time Mac users, look at the title, let it wash over you, and bathe in some of the purest Schadenfreude ever invented.

eBay Acquires Open Source Ecommerce Company Magento

The past several years have been an amazing journey for Magento, as Magento have grown from a new open source platform into an eCommerce leader. Along the way, Magento've built not only a platform, but a company and a worldwide community. Together, Magento've identified opportunities, taken risks, innovated, struggled, succeeded, and changed the face of eCommerce. Today marks a milestone on this journey as Magento announce the most exciting news in our company's history.

Magento has reached an agreement to be acquired by eBay Inc. Magento believe this move will open incredible opportunities for the entire Magento ecosystem.

The Big Picture
Why is this acquisition so exciting for all of us? eBay is evolving to become a strategic commerce partner focused on delivering new ways for merchants of all sizes to drive innovation. As a centerpiece of this strategy, they are building a global, open commerce platform that leverages the worldwide developer community. And Magento will be at the core of this new, open commerce platform, called "X.Commerce."

Magento & eBay
As many of you know, Magento has had a relationship with eBay for some time. In March 2010, eBay became our first outside investor. Over the past year, eBay has gotten to know our platform, our culture, and our community. They have experienced the passion of the Magento ecosystem, and they are eager to harness the poMagentor of this ecosystem to create the next generation of eCommerce innovation.

Moving forward: the details
How will this acquisition impact our organization, customers and partners? It's too soon to know all the details, but there are a few things Magento know. Following the closing, Magento will continue to operate out of Los Angeles, with Yoav Kutner and me as its leaders. Magento'll continue building our team and enhancing our product line, including the Magento Community, Enterprise, and Mobile Editions, as Magentoll as Magento Go and the Magento Go Platform. And Magento'll continue strengthening our training, education, packaged consulting services and support efforts around the world.

Through it all, Magento'll be collaborating with our colleagues at eBay on developing the X.Commerce platform and defining the next generation of eCommerce innovation.

Yoav and I recorded a short video about the acquisition – I hope you'll take a few minutes to watch it. Magento have also prepared an FAQ with ansMagentors to many of your questions about this announcement.

Creating the future together
To all the members the Magento family: Magento thank you for all the passion, expertise and hard work that you've invested in Magento. Thanks to you, Magento finds itself exactly where Magento've always aimed to be: at the core of eCommerce. Magento are thrilled about becoming part of a larger organization that recognizes – as Magento always have – that the future of eCommerce is global, innovative and open. Magento look forward to creating that future with all of you.

Google, Facebook, Mozilla & Others getting Ready for IPv6

IPv6 is the solution of the Web "Internet addresses is running out" dilemma that has been floating for a few months. In January, Google, the Internet Society, and several web companies announced Day of IPv6, where each organization allow IPv6 addresses on their websites for a period of 24 hours. Now, the list of organizations has grown to more than 400 technology companies, including Facebook, Mozilla, MSN, YouTube and many others. The services of these companies have adjusted, updated and ready for IPv6 changes. The trial period of 24 hours will allow these organizations to ensure compatibility with IPv6 error free.

Most users probably will not notice the test, according to Google. The company estimates that about 0.05% of the systems involved, especially in home networking equipment such as routers, IPv4 can not return after the tests. Affected users may find some of the above sites slow or unresponsive.

IPv6 is the sixth review of Internet Protocol and is the successor of IPv4. The two protocols provide unique IP addresses is required for Internet-connected devices to communicate. However, IPv6 uses 128-bit addresses from the Internet. IPv4 and IPv6 networks function as parallel data exchange between these protocols require special gateways.

Evernote Hits 10 million users

Evernote note-taking platform has surpassed 10 million registered users. That figure is 67% since January, when informed of the implementation 6 million users.

The launch of almost three years old, now has 424,736 paying members - Premium plans cost $ 5 per month. Seventy-five percent of your users have access to Evernote on the platforms of two or more: 46% Evernote use of two devices, 18% use it on three devices, 7% use four devices and 4% use note-taking applications on five or more devices.

"Tens of millions of users who like a number unthinkable when we were preparing to launch the open beta service in less than three years," founder and CEO Phil Libin says. "Well, it was literally inconceivable, that really put him on business plans and investors covered pitch and everything."

Evernote has been a social transformation, recently, the addition of Facebook and Twitter to its ability to share web, Mac, Windows and Android applications. The launch recently updated its Chrome browser extension with article clipping improved technology.

What’s New in iOS 5

The latest version of IOS 5 has finally been announced, and has lots of new features - more than 200, the number of Apple.

Several new features were looted from the best in the App Store from Apple, including applications like reading queue Instapaper, group messaging applications as GroupM and photo editing applications. There are also plenty of integration with the new Apple icloud cloud service.

The beta 5 version of IOS software will not be available to users - at least those not on the agenda of developers IOS - until this fall. At that time, it will be a free download for owners of the iPhone 3G iPhone 4, IPAD 2, iPad, or the iPod nano (third and fourth generation). We highlighted the most interesting new features below.

Notification Center

IOS 5, Apple added essentially a personalized news service for all your devices. Food, which Apple calls "Notification Center" can be customized to display things like current time, a stock ticker, new emails, texts and friend requests. The feed can be accessed by hitting the top of the screen. You will be able to see while the device is in blocking mode, as well as IOS 4 shows the time and push notifications while locked.


IMessage is BBM Apple products. A distinct feature of BlackBerry once the ability to send unlimited instant messages to other users and see if the recipients have read or are writing a response. The new feature allows group messaging, as well as photography, video, location and contact sharing. Is expected to gain a foothold in the burgeoning group starts messaging application. The advantage of these applications still have is the ability of mobile instant messaging with multiple operating systems. For now, Apple only messages can be sent to others who are using IOS, iPhones and iPads.


Newsstand is a folder has its magazine and newspaper subscriptions application. All purchases go directly to that folder, it displays a virtual newsstand, and new issues are automatically downloaded and delivered there. Your subscription to newspapers arrive in time for breakfast.


Reminders iOS 5 years of application tasks list. The feature includes an option to make location-based articles. The telephone, for example, remind you to pick up milk when you're in the grocery store. Reminders can sync with iCal, Outlook and icloud so that a change in a program automatically updates the others.

Deep Twitter integration

In Ios 5, you can tweet directly from Safari, Photos, Camera, YouTube, or maps. Twitter will also collaborate with contacts in the operating system, making it easy to find Twitter a friend managed to start typing a name. This level of integration is still notably missing from Facebook.

Camera and Photos

IOS Apple makes the iPhone a better camera. Now you can open the camera application directly from the lock screen, making it easier to point and click fast. The application also has more of the characteristics of a common digital camera: grid lines, the focus of a single touch and locks the exposure. The volume up button now works as a shutter button.

Apple has also included photo-editing capabilities in the Photos application. This means you can crop, rotate, enhance and remove red-eye without leaving your camera roll. With icloud, you can also automatically upload new pictures to your desktop, if you prefer to edit there.


Apple's mobile web browser now includes a function that mimics the ability of popular reading application Instapaper tail. His "reading list" allows you to save items you want to read later. icloud pushes these items to all IOS devices, as well as a separate desktop and mobile applications Instapaper allows you to read the articles keep on the road.

Other features Very Noting

Free PC: You no longer need a computer to configure and activate a device IOS. With icloud, you can even back up data without tying up a PC or Mac
Calendar: The calendar view now iOS year.
Game Center: Game center now has profile pictures and recommendations friend
Wi-Fi sync, every time you connect to the IOS device to a power source that automatically backup the new media to iPhones.
Mirror Video: Stream what is in your IPAD to your Apple TV.

Apple iCloud

iCloud stores your music, photos, apps, calendars, documents, and more. And wirelessly pushes them to all your devices — automatically. It’s the easiest way to manage your content. Because now you don’t have to. Your content. On all your devices.
iCloud is so much more than a hard drive in the sky. It’s the effortless way to access just about everything on all your devices. iCloud stores your content so it’s always accessible from your iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Mac, or PC.* It gives you instant access to your music, apps, latest photos, and more. And it keeps your email, contacts, and calendars up to date across all your devices. No syncing required. No management required. In fact, no anything required. iCloud does it all for you.

Free gets you a lot.

When you sign up for iCloud, you automatically get 5GB of free storage. And that’s plenty of room, because of the way iCloud stores your content. Your purchased music, apps, and books, as well as your Photo Stream, don’t count against your free storage. That leaves your mail, documents, Camera Roll, account information, settings, and other app data. And since those things don’t use as much space, you’ll find that 5GB goes a long way.

The apps you use every day are ready for iCloud.
When you update your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to iOS 5, your favorite Apple apps become seamlessly integrated with iCloud. Just like that. So all your content and information is available and up to date, no matter which device you’re using.