From the outside looking in, Microsoft’s research labs look like the jewel in the crown of a corporation founded ice ages ago, in technology terms, helping to ensure that, despite being the grand old daddy of tech — with a former sales chief for a CEO — Redmond continues to be a huge force to be reckoned with in many of the spheres in which it plays.
Steve Wozniak: Why Woz Worries Microsoft Is Now More Innovative Than Apple.
We talked about his regrets (none), his optimism about the future of technology, his take on the Scott Forstall saga and, most interestingly, his “worry” that Microsoft has become a more innovative company than Apple.
Apple’s new battery charger has very low “vampire draw” and reduces power when the batteries are charged. It comes with 6 high-performance AA NiMH, which they can last up to ten years. Plus, the batteries can sit in a drawer for a year and still have 80% charge. $29.99
That makes three major utilities and now Apple who have left the Chamber of Commerce. Nike resigned from the board last week. All due to the Chamber’s deliberate climate change denial.
Apple was blunt.
We strongly object to the Chamber’s recent comments opposing the EPA’s effort to limit greenhouse gases”¦Apple supports regulating greenhouse gas emissions, and it is frustrating to find the Chamber at odds with us in this effort. We would prefer the Chamber take a more progressive stance on this critical issue and play a constructive role in addressing the climate crisis. However, because the Chamber’s position differs so sharply with Apple’s, we have decided to resign our membership effective immediately