Check out Mini-Techmeme for simple mobiles or Techmeme Mobile for modern smartphones.
11:15 AM ET, June 25, 2007

Techmeme

 Top Items: 
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Google To Acquire GrandCentral  —  Google is in acquisition discussions with telephone management startup GrandCentral, we've learned, and we have a high degree of confidence that the deal has actually been closed.  We are trying to nail down the acquisition price.
Dan Farber / Between the Lines:
LinkedIn to open up to developers  —  I talked to LinkedIn founder and Chairman Reid Hoffman on Friday at the Supernova 2007 conference about Facebook's rapid growth and potential incursion into his territory.  He told me that over next 9 months LinkedIn would deliver APIs for developers …
RELATED:
Nick O'Neill / All Facebook:
LinkedIn Opening Platform
Discussion: Mark Evans, ParisLemon and Newsome.Org
Dave Winer / Scripting News:   Will Linked-in open up?  —  Apparently Linked-in is considering …
Duncan Riley / TechCrunch:
LinkedIn To Open Platform In Response To Facebook
Discussion: Insider Chatter and SMC
Mathew / mathewingram.com/work:   Is it too late for LinkedIn to catch Facebook?
Om Malik / GigaOM:
Plaxo reboots, gets in sync  —  A few years ago, Philippe Kahn, who headed up Borland and started a couple of other companies including LightSurf and Starfish Software said, "Synchronization between various devices needs to happen quite automatically, without complication and has to be transparent."
Discussion: HipMojo.com, 901am and eHomeUpgrade
RELATED:
Todd / Plaxo's Personal Card:   Introducing an All-New Plaxo
danah boyd:
Viewing American class divisions through Facebook and MySpace  —  Citation: boyd, danah.  2007. "Viewing American class divisions through Facebook and MySpace ."  Apophenia Blog.  June 24 . http://www.danah.org/papers/essays/ ClassDivisions.html  —  (If you have comments, please add them to the related entry on my blog.
David A. Utter / WebProNews:
Yahoo Sales Chief Joins Martha Stewart  —  The post-Terry Semel era at Yahoo sees a shakeup at the top of its cross-platform, North America sales team, as Wenda Harris Millard moves from the portal company to Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia.  —  Did Millard jump or was she pushed?
Discussion: The Register
RELATED:
Duncan Riley / TechCrunch:
Google Reader Suffers Down Time  —  Google Reader, the market leading RSS reading platform according to some reports, appears to have suffered from technical difficulties resulting in feeds not refreshing from around 11pm US PST Sunday.  —  Reports on the Google Reader user forums would confirm the issue.
Discussion: Download Squad
Market Wire:
SOURCE: Local.com  —  Local.com Corporation (NASDAQ: LOCM), a leading local search engine, today announced that the company has been awarded patent number 7,231,405 by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the process of indexing and retrieving web-related information by geographical location.
Discussion: Search Engine Land and 901am
BBC:
Social sites reveal class divide  —  Fans of MySpace and Facebook are divided by much more than which music they like, suggests a study.  —  A six-month research project has revealed a sharp division along class lines among the American teenagers flocking to the social network sites.
Discussion: TechFold
Nokia:
Nokia Eseries business devices broadly available in U.S.  —  White Plains, New York - Nokia today announces the availability of Nokia Eseries business devices in the U.S. through a variety of channels, allowing both business and individual users to obtain enterprise-grade dual-mode devices …
PC World:
Symantec Offers Compensation for Bad Software Update  —  More than a month after Symantec Corp. knocked out 50,000 Chinese PCs with a bad software update, the company is ready to offer compensation.  But Chinese users eligible for the offer have to act fast; it's only good for a couple of weeks.
Discussion: The Register
RELATED:
Gregg Keizer / Computerworld:
Symantec offers free software as amends for antivirus snafu
New York Times:
Murdoch Said to Be Close to Terms on Journal  —  The News Corporation, controlled by Rupert Murdoch, and advisers for Dow Jones and its controlling Bancroft family were close last night to agreeing on terms designed to protect The Wall Street Journal's newsroom independence if the company accepts …
RELATED:
Cliff Edwards / Business Week:
In DVD War, Both Sides Could Lose  —  Sure, Blockbuster has given Blu-ray a boost over HD DVD, but the high-definition DVD-format battles could be waged for years to come  —  When Atsutoshi Nishida took over as chief executive of Toshiba (TOSBF) two years ago, he had a simple plan …
Discussion: Podcasting News
Thomas Ricker / Engadget:
Fujitsu's 12.1-inch T8140 tablet with SSD: 3.3-pounds, 11.3-hours  —  So you liked the looks of Fujitsu's tiny T4220 12.1-inch convertible tablet, right?  Only that 3 hours off battery was a deal breaker.  No worries, meet the smaller, lighter, and more efficient Lifebook T8140.
Discussion: jkOnTheRun and GottaBeMobile.com
Laura M. Holson / New York Times:
Hollywood Seeks Ways to Fit Its Content Into the Realm of the iPhone  —  The iPhone doesn't go on sale until Friday, but Steven P. Jobs, the chief executive of Apple, is already changing the perception of the mobile phone, from a quick way to call a friend to a hip, media-friendly device.
Grant Crowell / Search Engine Watch Blog:
blinkx launches contextual online video search ad platform  —  The video search engine blinkx today announced its new advertising platform, AdHoc, billed as "the first contextually relevant video advertising platform."  The program is designed to offer all media companies and advertisers …
Discussion: Search Engine Land
Bryan Betts / The Register:
Lotus leaps into social networking  —  But will it do Web 2.0 without Notes?  —  IBM is the latest big company to jump onto the social networking bandwagon, via its Lotus subsidiary which has at last released its much-hyped information-sharing and community-building software, Lotus Connections.
Joris Evers / CNET News.com:
Google: 'We all have to invent the wheel'  —  Douglas Merrill first learned about online security while growing up in Arkansas.  A natural geek, he spent Saturdays putting together computers with his dad, a physics professor.  —  While exploring the wilds of a young cyberspace in his early teens …
Discussion: Google Blogoscoped
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Techmeme at 11:15 AM ET, June 25, 2007.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 Techmeme Sponsor Posts: 
Microsoft:
Changing the world, 1 billion sensors at a time  —  What would you do if you had a billion sensors?  Design students around the world tackled that question at Design Expo.  Take a look at some of the fascinating projects …
Freshdesk:
How to not sound like a robot in your email notifications?  —  Your notifications don't have to be just notifications.  They can be another opportunity to charm your customers and to keep them hooked.  Learn how.
VMware:
Why Your Organization Needs a Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery Plan  —  Businesses know they need to back up their data, their workloads and their applications in the event that disaster strikes.
Zoho:
Get Instant HR Alerts and Live Feeds with Zoho People.  —  Jack, an executive, applies for a travel approval through his company's HR portal.  His manager misses the request amongst other important emails.
Pure Storage:
2014: Pure, EMC, HP, and Violin all Up Their Games  —  The past few months have seen bold announcements from EMC, HP, Violin, and of course Pure Storage, the net result of which is that the market has changed and moved forward appreciably.
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: 
Duncan Riley / TechCrunch:
Xerox Enters Search Market
Discussion: BloggingStocks
Mike Hughlett / Chicago Tribune:
Apple's iPhone casts big shadow on cell industry
Discussion: iLounge, MacDailyNews and digg
Brian Milligan / BBC:
The man who invented the cash machine
Discussion: CrunchGear and Slashdot
Katie Hafner / New York Times:
It'll Be Photographer's Choice on a Web Site From Corbis
Chicago Tribune:
AT&T's new chief dialed in  —  Clearing some regulatory static …
Vince Veneziani / CrunchGear:
Samsung Now Shipping 64GB SSD
Discussion: DailyTech
Chris Mellor / Computerworld:
Seagate joins the terabyte disk club
Discussion: Engadget
 Earlier Items: 
Miriam Olsson / CNET News.com:
A sunny hiring season for job seekers
Fugitsu:
Fujitsu Develops Technology for High-Reliability Gallium Nitride HEMT
Discussion: DailyTech
NewScientistTech:
American Wi-Fi gets off to a bad start
Discussion: DailyTech
Longofest / MacRumors:
3rd Party iPhone Accessories [Updated]
Discussion: BoomTown and digg
Joshua Karp / The Boy Genius Report:
Microsoft working on Voice Search for Windows Mobile
Discussion: mocoNews.net and Mobility Site
Marc Andreessen / blog.pmarca.com:
The Pmarca Guide to Startups, part 3: "But I don't know any VCs!"
Discussion: MYBLOG by Ouriel
Maria Aspan / New York Times:
A Spurned Parody of 'Die Hard' Returns to YouTube, Approved
Discussion: Daily Feed
 

 
From Mediagazer:

Nicole Levy / Capital New York:
Tom Wallace and John Bellando out in big Condé Nast executive shuffle

Nick Summers / The Next Web:
Reddit Live is now official, lets anyone create their own breaking news live blog

Áine Kerr / Storyful Blog:
Mandy Jenkins joins Storyful as Editor of the Open Newsroom

 
Sister Sites:

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