Kim Cameron

Roundup: ID guru leaves Microsoft, Google Maps goes indoors, EA downplays discs

A quick rundown of news stories catching our attention this afternoon … Google Maps is going indoors with panoramic photos inside businesses. Microsoft’s chief identity architect, Kim Cameron, has left the company, reports ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley. Electronic Arts expects its revenue from digital downloads of games and extra content to exceed $1 billion this… Read More


Apple bucks trend with 28% increase in Mac unit sales

Apple is just out with its quarterly earnings, reporting record revenues of $24.67 billion and profits of nearly $6 billion. Also notable: Macs don’t seem to be falling victim to cannibalization from Apple’s own iPad in the same way that Windows PCs appears to be. Mac sales were up 28 percent for the quarter ended… Read More


Apple throws Microsoft’s Mac Office a MobileMe curveball

Microsoft next week will release the first service pack for its Office for Mac 2011 suite, with new features including calendar syncing between Apple’s Sync Services and Microsoft’s Outlook for Mac. However, Microsoft says upcoming changes from Apple mean that one part of those new sync capabilities — the ability to sync Outlook calendars via… Read More


Apple to preview ‘the future of iOS and Mac OS X’

Apple this morning posted the splash page promoting its WorldWide Developer Conference, promising a “preview of the future of iOS and Mac OS X” at the June event — and prompting the usual flurry of speculation about what the company might have up its sleeve. This may be reading too much into the language, but… Read More