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Articles tagged with: meetup

Google+, The Golden Ticket To Social Media?

In Google’s desperate effort in going social, the company has just launched a new platform called Google+. Okay, so first off- just going off the name you’ve got a well branded product, Google, and a simple “+” symbol indicating that this is something bigger than Google (the no. 1 search engine on the planet).

Going past the obvious, we learn more about the new platform, which in essence, is intended to mimic natural human interaction.

18 Year Old Killed From Craigslist Meetup

An innocent 18 year old from San Diego was killed after meeting “someone” on Craigslist to sell his computer for $600. Instead of an innocent meetup, three individuals showed up and murdered the 18 year old boy, stole his cash and cell phone. The three attackers are named Rashon Abernathy, Seandell Jones and Shaquille Jordan and each were charged as adults with murder and robbery. Each faces a maximum penalty of life in prison if convicted. San Diego Superior Court Judge Joseph Brannigan entered not-guilty pleas on their behalf and set the bail at $5 million for each of them.

Android Conference Coming This Fall: Android Open

Android has, without a doubt, risen from “zero to hero” in a very short period of time. While there is an increasing number of developers and Android apps, there is an equal number of increasing issues of fragmentation, new app stores, and new players. As the community gets larger, there must be an event where all these Android developers can get together and socialize, right? Well, this Fall, O’Reilly will be launching Android Open as the first “big tent” Android-only conference.