Weekly Top Stories: October 16-22
1. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Noses
2. Dropbox: The Inside Story Of Tech’s Hottest Startup
Here’s that rare Steve Jobs story, one that’s never been told, about the company that got away. Jobs had been tracking a young software developer named Drew Houston, who blasted his way onto Apple’s radar screen when he reverse-engineered Apple’s file system so that his startup’s logo, an unfolding box, appeared elegantly tucked inside. Not even an Apple SWAT team had been able to do that.
3. Introducing Instapaper 4.0 for iPad and iPhone
This is a big update. (Impatient? App Store link.)
4. Are Facebook ID Cards In Our Future?
Facebook has filed for a trademark on the usage of “Facebook” on business cards and, more curiously, “non-magnetically encoded” ID cards among other things. If granted the trademark would protect using the word Facebook in the specified formats, not any actual invention.