3 years ago
Before Steve Jobs rejoined Apple in the 1990s, one of the flagship projects at his company, NeXT, was WebObjects, a set of tools for making what were called at the time "internet applications." Today we just call them websites. On an Apple listserv on Tuesday, Java developer Hugi Thordarson emailed a blast saying that Apple had confirmed to him that WebObjects was officially declared dead.
4 years ago
Amazon UK is now offering a monthly pay-back option on items worth over £400 ($590), according to the company's website. The service, which is called Amazon Pay Monthly, is in partnership with Hitachi Capital, who also work with John Lewis on a similar scheme. The repayment can be made over two, three, or four year periods, depending on the price of the item — making pricey purchases much more affordable. According to Trusted Reviews, the interest rate is set at 16.9%.