Check out Mini-Techmeme for simple mobiles or Techmeme Mobile for modern smartphones.
7:25 AM ET, April 13, 2007

Techmeme

 Top Items: 
PR Newswire:
Apple Statement  —  CUPERTINO, Calif., April 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Apple today released the following statement:  —  iPhone has already passed several of its required certification tests and is on schedule to ship in late June as planned.  We can't wait until customers get their hands …
RELATED:
Om Malik / GigaOM:
Now a Rolling Stone Social Network  —  New York-based media giants are suddenly getting jiggy with the new new Media.  CBS announced its mega-digital media strategy, which means Quincy Smith, the CBS Interactive head-honcho is finally putting a PowerPoint presentation he showed me last year to good use.
Discussion: NewTeeVee, Valleywag and Mashable!
RELATED:
Andrea Feczko / We Want Media:
Rolling Stone to Jump on MySpace Bandwagon  —  When Keith Blanchard, Wenner Media's executive director for online media, including Us Weekly, Rolling Stone, and Men's Journal, asked our journalism class how many people visit Rolling Stone's website, only one person raised his hand.  —  Ouch.
Discussion: Bloggers Blog and MediaVidea
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Rolling Stone Says They'll Launch Social Network
Discussion: We Want Media
Microsoft:
Microsoft Security Advisory (935964)  —  Vulnerability in RPC on Windows DNS Server Could Allow Remote Code Execution.  —  Microsoft is investigating new public reports of a limited attack exploiting a vulnerability in the Domain Name System (DNS) Server Service in Microsoft Windows 2000 …
RELATED:
WindowsServer / Windows Server Division WebLog:
VIRIDIAN AND VIRTUAL SERVER TIMING UPDATES  —  As the person who oversees the development plans, teams and strategy for Microsoft's virtualization software on desktops and servers, I want to update everyone on the timing of our server virtualization offerings.
David Heinemeier Hansson / Loud Thinking:
Twitter trouble  —  Twitter is an amazing success story in terms of rapid user uptake and flattering press.  I had a chance to speak with the team a while back about the wild ride they've been on.  At that time they were fielding spikes of up to 11,000 requests per second across some 16 cores …
RELATED:
Rafe Colburn / rc3.org:   Twitter developer: Rails performance blows
sidekick.wetpaint.com:
T-Mobile Sidekick iD Makes a Statement  —  Personalization and Affordable Style Drive T-Mobile Sidekick iD  —  T-Mobile USA, Inc. today announces the new T-Mobile® Sidekick® iD, offering the latest in personalization on a communication device at an accessible price of $99.1 Designed …
RELATED:
John Biggs / CrunchGear:
Sidekick ID Hands On  —  The Sidekick ID: Don't Call It a Comeback  —  The Sidekick line is an odd animal.  It's not smartphone nor is it a fashion phone, but it seems to straddle the line between the two so precariously that it becomes everything to everyone.
Discussion: Gadget Lab
PR Newswire:
CBS Corporation Announces the Creation of the CBS Interactive Audience Network  —  New Deals Signed with AOL, Microsoft, CNET Networks, Comcast, Joost, Bebo, Brightcove, Netvibes, Sling Media and Veoh, Solidify CBS's Position as the Most Widely Distributed Professional Content Provider Online
RELATED:
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent.org:   Interview, Part 1: Quincy Smith, President, CBS Interactive …
Ed Kohler / Technology Evangelist:
Technology Evangelist Podcast to Replace Imus on CBS  —  This is supposed to be under embargo until Midnight EST, but heck, it involves us, so you're hearing it here first.  —  Things are moving very fast at Technology Evangelist, and an amazing opportunity has been presented to us that we simply couldn't pass up.
Bloomberg:
Google's Acquisitions Chief Looking for `Crazy' Ideas (Update1)  —  Google Inc. looks for ideas that are ``really crazy'' when sizing up potential purchases, the Internet company's top dealmaker said.  —  ``We look at everything very carefully,'' Salman Ullah, Google's director of corporate development …
Eric Bangeman / Ars Technica:
DRM, lock-ins, and piracy: all red herrings for a music industry in trouble  —  A British media research company has peered into the music industry's crystal ball, and the outlook for the next couple of years isn't so hot.  Global music sales will drop to $23 billion in 2009 …
RELATED:
Charles Jade / Infinite Loop:
Why Apple can't sell movies
Discussion: Mashable! and NewTeeVee
Ryan Block:
I call bulls**t on Valleywag  —  I wish I could say I'm shocked that Valleywag's Megan McCarthy picked up my pal Kevin Burton's phone — and proceeded to look through it — when he stepped away for a moment at STIRR, but I'm not.  I wish I could say I'm shocked they didn't apologize to Kevin, but I'm not.
RELATED:
Zoli Erdos / Zoli's Blog:
When Funding Spoils Startups  —  I 'm reading about two startups this morning and I can't help but draw a comparison.  —  TechCrunch features the two-way storage widget released by Box.net.  I consider Box.net is a cool company, with an interesting product, even though they are in a crowded market.
Discussion: TechCrunch
RELATED:
Joshua Jaffe / VC Ratings:
Socializr, the "un-startup"
Discussion: Bokardo
BBC:
Google unveils UK payments system  —  Search giant Google has launched its payment service, Google Checkout, in the UK.  —  Checkout will compete with both the mainstream card processing services used by many online merchants and auction site eBay's Paypal service.
Nick Gonzalez / TechCrunch:
VisiblePath Is A Lot Like LinkedIn, Except It's Useful  —  One of the better features of LinkedIn is the relationship map that shows your friends, and their friends, and their friends, and so on.  It is a useful tool when you need to talk to someone you don't know directly …
Caroline McCarthy / CNET News.com:
Microsoft confirms Vista OEM hack  —  In response to widespread chatter on blogs and forums, Microsoft has acknowledged the presence of hacks that may allow pirates to bypass the product activation security feature in its Windows Vista operating system.  —  According to a post …
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Techmeme at 7:25 AM ET, April 13, 2007.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 Techmeme Sponsor Posts: 
Microsoft:
The new MSN arrives  —  Over the next 72 hours Microsoft will roll out the new MSN to the more than 425 million people in over 50 countries who come to the site each month.  In addition, people using Windows …
Amazon Web Services:
Amazon Mobile Analytics- 100M Free Events per Month!  —  Collect app usage data at scale.  Amazon Mobile Analytics delivers usage reports within 60 minutes of receiving data.  Start Free now on iOS, Android & Fire OS apps.
VMware:
Why Run Your Exchange Environment In A Hybrid Cloud Model?  —  VMware vSphere has always been a premier destination for virtualizing packaged applications like Microsoft SharePoint and Exchange.
Zoho:
Zoho Survey Introduces a New Enterprise Plan for Organizations  —  If you want to be the owner of a multi-user group, with the ability to manage permissions for users then, you will love the Enterprise plan.
Syncano:
6 Reasons Why We Love React.js  —  Our front-end team loves trying new things.  New frameworks, new build tools... anything that makes our work more efficient deserves my attention.
Sponsor Techmeme
 
 Site News: 

Nothing recent. See Techmeme News for earlier news.

 
 See Also: 
Techmeme: site main
Techmeme River: reverse chronological Techmeme
Mini-Techmeme: Techmeme for mobiles
Techmeme Leaderboard: Techmeme's top sources
 
 Subscribe: 
Techmeme RSS feed
Techmeme on Twitter
 
 
 More Items: 
Wagner James Au / GigaOM:
Will Wii Remake the Web?
Discussion: Kotaku
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Mexico City Earthquake, reported on Twitter first
Discussion: parislemon
Brandon Boyer / Gamasutra:
Breaking: Fallout IP Sold To Bethesda
Discussion: Kotaku and Joystiq
Declan McCullagh / CNET News.com:
Senators propose labels for adult Web sites
Christopher Hope / Telegraph:
Beatles join the iPod revolution
Discussion: Apple, Crave and Digital World
Kotaku:
FTC: Game Industry Stricter Than Movies or Music
Discussion: Slashdot: Games
Cory Doctorow / Boing Boing:
Lumix FX07 cameras - perfect pocket camera
Joe Wikert / Joe Wikert's Publishing 2020 Blog:
"Blogger & Podcaster" Magazine Interview with Larry Genkin
 Earlier Items: 
David Pogue / Pogue's Posts:
The Trouble With Home Networking
Liz Gannes / GigaOM:
HOW TO: Deal with a MySpace Ban
Valleywag:
SILICON VALLEY USERS GUIDE Schmooze spot map
Discussion: Gizmodo
Rustybrick / Search Engine Roundtable:
Ask.com To Launch New Search Algorithm Code Named Edison
Andrew Yoon / Joystiq:
Major Nelson talks Guitar Hero downloads, Halo 3
Kotaku:
Isle of Rhodes Site: Unlock GoW 2 HD Mode! New Countdown!
Nick Gonzalez / TechCrunch:
Y Combinator's WriteWith Launches - Collaborative Blogging
Discussion: uncov and Business 2.0 Beta
Om Malik / GigaOM:
First a lawsuit, now Vonage loses CEO
 

 
From Mediagazer:

Alina Selyukh / Reuters:
U.S. FCC votes to do away with sports TV blackout rule

Peter Sterne / Capital New York:
The Toast hires Roxane Gay to lead new sister site ‘The Butter’

Dylan Byers / Politico:
Piers Morgan joins Daily Mail Online as Editor-at-Large for the US

 
Sister Sites:

Mediagazer
 Must-read media news
memeorandum
 Politics, opinion, and current events
WeSmirch
 Celebrity news and gossip