Episode 117: Give Me Three Solid Days

Daniel and Manton talk about the Waze navigation app and Apple’s missed opportunity in not acquiring it, the risks of pre-announcing release dates, and how to balance attention to detail with shipping the darned 1.0.

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  • Waze – Innovative navigation app that captures live feedback from its network of users.
  • Outsmarting Traffic Together – Google’s June, 2013 blog announcement about its acquisition of Waze.
  • Topsy – Social web search engine recently acquired by Apple.
  • Apple E.g. – Scant reference to one of Apple’s previous ventures in search.
  • Lucene – Search product by Doug Cutting that came out of Apple’s V-Twin technologies.
  • Coming this November – Product teaser page for Manton’s forthcoming Sunlit app.
  • Jonathan Hays – Manton’s partner in the development of Sunlit.

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December 10, 2013 at 3:39 pm.