- Twitter warns developers to stop building clients
Marshall Kirkpatrick at ReadWriteWeb gives a rundown of an announcement from Twitter’s platform/API leader that makes it pretty clear that the social messaging service thinks that the era of 3rd party clients has passed. As a proprietary service run by a private company, this is of course their prerogative. It should prove food for thought when the call goes out again for Twitter to support open standards as it no doubt will.
- Low-power memory from nanotubes
Technology Review describes a recent development in phase change memory, a technology already being very actively researched for its low power and high density. The improvement out of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is in the scaling of the electrical contacts through which the memory is connected to other components. There are still some challenges in terms of reliability yet to be addressed before this gets closer to use in mass consumer electronics.
- Nina Paley adds authors version of anti-DRM logo, Techdirt
- Ushahidi launches open source location service, ReadWriteWeb
- TPP leak reveals US pressing for everything it didn’t get in ACTA, Michael Geist
- Clearwire sued over WiMAX throttling, Slashdot