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★ Japan Crisis is Hurting Airline Ticket Sales

Marketwatch Reporting: Japan represents about 8% of the Atlanta-based company’s unit revenue, or a little more than $2 billion a year, said Delta President Ed Bastian during the J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation & Defense Conference. Medical relief trickles in to devastated areas in Japan as doctors raise concerns about a potential health crisis. “We’re reducing …

★ “Please Stop Making 3D Phones”

Gizmodo’s Sam Biddle: Two things make 3D worth any semblance of a shit at all: size and content. A 3D phone is going to lack both of these things—and with that subtracted, what’s left? Pure, undiluted gimmick. We’ll pass. Gizmodo’s John Herrman back in January (re connected TVs): It’s hard to find a TV on …

★ Hey Twitter, where is your data portability?

MG Siegler of TechCrunch writes: Another untapped treasure trove is tweet archives. Face it, a part of Twitter is about vanity. And that’s why it’s kind of insane that you can’t see what you’ve tweeted or what others have tweeted at you beyond a few days in the past. Just imagine if you had full …

★ Ultra Music Festival KILLS Unofficial iPhone App

via UMF Essential’s website: We deeply regret to inform you that the UMF Essential iPhone app will be removed from the iTunes App Store within the next 24 hours, and thus will no longer be available for download. We will not be releasing the Android app. This is in compliance with an official request by …