All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Ping’

Missing Jet: Third “Ping” Brings New Hope?

The missing jet, Malaysian Flight MH370, could possibly be closer to being found after a third “ping” was detected on Sunday that could possibly be signals from the plane’s black box, according to AP. The first of these pings was heard on Friday, then another on Saturday. All three have been heard in a small precinct in a very large …

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Missing Jet: Ping May Not Be From Plane’s Black Box

The missing jet mystery continues as a Chinese vessel’s black box detector deployed by the vessel Haixun 01 picked up a “ping” signal on Saturday in the search for the plane’s black box. The signal had a frequency of 37.5kHz per second, which is the same as the plane’s black box would emit, but Australian and Chinese authorities admit that …

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Ping Is Officially Shutting Down

It’s official. Apple’s Ping is no more. Apple’s iTunes-based “social network,” which was introduced with iTunes 10, is going away as of September 30. This isn’t much of a shock. Apple CEO Tim Cook was talking about shutting it down back in May, and a later report indicated Ping would indeed by going away with the next iTunes release, which …

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Ping To Be Killed With Next iTunes Update

Late last month at we brought you news that Apple may finally kill off Ping, the failed music-based social network introduced in 2010 with iTunes 10. Speaking at AllThingsD’s D10 Conference, Apple CEO Tim Cook acknowledged that Ping had failed to capture customer attention, and that there was the possibility that Ping would be killed off in a future release …

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Tim Cook: Apple May Kill Off Ping

Speaking to Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher at last night to kick off AllThingsD’s D10 Conference, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed that Apple is exploring the possibility of killing Ping. Wait, you may be saying, what’s Ping? Considering how little attention Ping has gotten over the last couple of years, you could be forgiven for not knowing what it is. …

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