Check out Mini-Techmeme for simple mobiles or Techmeme Mobile for modern smartphones.
6:10 AM ET, June 4, 2008

Techmeme

 Top Items: 
Cory Bohon / The Unofficial Apple Weblog:
Rumor: Mac OS X 10.6 to debut at WWDC 08?  —  TUAW has received some information that suggests Apple may be working to seed developers with an early build of Mac OS X 10.6 at this year's WWDC.  10.6 will not include any new significant features from 10.5; instead, Apple is focusing solely on “stability and security.”
RELATED:
Arn / MacRumors:
Mac OS X 10.6 to Debut at WWDC 2008? Ship in January 2009?
Discussion: AppleInsider
Kasper Jade / AppleInsider:
Apple set to serve up first builds of Mac OS X 10.5.4
Discussion: I4U News
Tom Krazit / One More Thing:
Third-party iPhone applications to arrive Monday  —  Apple CEO Steve Jobs introduced the App Store in March, and third-party applications delivered through the store should arrive Monday.  —  (Credit: Corinne Schulze/CNET Networks)  —  The era of officially sanctioned iPhone applications should kick off on Monday.
RELATED:
Eric Savitz / Tech Trader Daily:
How Big Is The Potential Market For the Apple iPhone?
Discussion: Forbes and Macsimum News
Chris Ziegler / Engadget:
The HTC Touch Pro  —  Call it Raphael no longer!  HTC has officially thrown the cover off its Touch Pro today — the QWERTY slider sibling of the recently-unveiled Touch Diamond — which should cover the bases for those who loved the Diamond's keen looks but decided they'd go our of their gourds without …
Joseph Menn / latimesblogs.latimes.com:
Shawn Fanning sells third brainchild to EA  —  Shawn Fanning, best known as the founder of pioneering file-sharing service Napster, has finally earned some money.  —  Electronic Arts said tonight it had acquired his latest company, ThreeSF, and its video-game service Rupture.
Tom Conrad / Pandora:
From the lab: Pandora Desktop Beta  —  We've always wanted to find a simple way to deliver Pandora as a desktop application — it's probably been on our to do list longer than any single feature.  Today we're dipping our toe into those waters for the first time with the release of a Beta version of Pandora Desktop.
RELATED:
Mark Hendrickson / TechCrunch:
Pandora Hits the Desktop With AIR. *Thud*
Discussion: The Last Podcast
Brad Stone / New York Times:
Start-Up Releases Smaller Version of Flip Camcorder  —  SAN FRANCISCO — In the last year, Pure Digital, a small San Francisco start-up, has shown the world's consumer electronics companies how to build a camcorder that regular people actually use.  —  It has sold nearly one million units …
Discussion: Gizmodo and Engadget
RELATED:
Lori Grunin / Webware.com:   Flip Video's mighty Mino
Wall Street Journal:
Icahn Steps Up Yahoo Attack, Seeks Yang's Ouster as CEO  —  Investor Carl Icahn is stepping up his rhetoric against Yahoo Inc., accusing the Internet company's chief executive officer, Jerry Yang, and its board of being disingenuous about their willingness to consider Microsoft Corp.'s acquisition offer …
AMD:
AMD Delivers the Ultimate HD Visual Performance on the Go with Next-Generation Notebook Platform  — Balanced notebook platform achieves superior 3D performance and HD-image quality with increased energy efficiency —  AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the availability …
RELATED:
Owen Thomas / Valleywag:
Paris Hilton, Lindsay Lohan private pics exposed by Yahoo hack  —  Want to see Paris Hilton's MySpace profile?  How about Lindsay Lohan's?  Don't worry about those pesky privacy settings.  Thanks to “data portability,” a faddish technology movement that the Valley has been buzzing about for months …
Josh Catone / ReadWriteWeb:
Trouble at eBay  —  “I think [fixed prices] will disappear online, simply because it is possible - cheap and easy - to vary prices online.”  That was MIT Media Lab's Patti Maes in 1999, at a time when eBay's business was booming and auctions were seen as the future of ecommerce.
Eric Auchard / Reuters:
U.S. Internet will shrink to 2 strong players: report  —  SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - An Internet analyst for a major Wall Street firm argues in a new report that Google Inc and Amazon.com Inc will be long-term winners, while Yahoo and IAC InterActiveCorp fall by the wayside and eBay Inc becomes a merger target.
Om Malik / GigaOM:
YouTube's Head of Monetization Quits, Joins Cooliris  —  Google's senior executive exodus continues.  YouTube's head of monetization, Shashi Seth, has now left the company to become the chief revenue officer of Menlo Park, Calif.-based startup Cooliris.  In his new job at the startup …
cellular-news:
O2 Fires Staff for Selling Apple IPhones on EBay  —  UK operator, O2 has reportedly sacked at least six staff who used their staff discount to buy Apple iPhones - then later sold them on the eBay auction website for a significant profit.  It's understood that the employees …
Leigh McMullen / Cult of Mac:
Tutorial: How to Sell your iPhone Online  —  It's iPhone upgrade season.  With the deluge of iPhone 3G rumors convincing just about everyone that now might be a good time to dump the old phone, in anticipation of getting one of the new models, here's a tutorial to help you sell your iPhone safely, and get the best price.
Discussion: MacRumors iPhone Blog
Caroline McCarthy / The Social:
Adify exec: Social networks eating away at CPM value  —  NEW YORK—Some have said that because of the wealth of personal information they store, social networks are the future of online advertising.  Russ Fradin, co-founder and president of Adify, disagrees.
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Techmeme at 6:10 AM ET, June 4, 2008.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 Techmeme Sponsor Posts: 
Microsoft:
Steve Gleason keeps his eyes on the prize  —  For pro-football hero Steve Gleason, being diagnosed with ALS sparked a renewed passion for life that's proven highly contagious.  Read how he's working with Microsoft …
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:
Extended Social Capabilities With Zoho Sites  —  The best websites are the ones that enable visitors to spread the good word easily and social networks usually do this the best.  For businesses, social media …
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: 
Mary Jane Irwin / Forbes:
Sony Set To Open Up To In-Game Advertisers
Discussion: Kotaku
Vanity Fair:
How the Web Was Won  —  Fifty years ago, in response …
Arn / MacRumors:
SoftBank Announces iPhone for Japan
Waxy.org:
The Machine That Changed the World: Great Brains
Arne Hess / the::unwired:
UTILITY: Microsoft releases Windows SideShow for Windows Mobile …
PR Newswire:
LG Electronics Introduces Versatile Optical Disc Drives with Ultra …
Discussion: Ubergizmo and Engadget
Betsy Schiffman / Epicenter:
Outsourcing Isn't a Real Problem, Says Infosys CEO
Discussion: deal architect
Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM:
The Mobile Linux War
Discussion: Ars Technica
 Earlier Items: 
Brian Bergstein / Associated Press:
Grandfather builds Web browser for autistic boy
Discussion: Venture Chronicles
John Leyden / The Register:
Hidden messages buried in VoIP chatter
Verizon:
Verizon Wireless Offers Another Great Corporate E-Mail Solution …
Peter Kafka / Silicon Alley Insider:
Veoh Grabs Another $30 Million; Valued At About $125M
Nicole Maestri / eWeek:
Wal-Mart Pushing Blu-ray Players
Brier Dudley / Brier Dudley's blog:
Starbucks Wi-Fi: It's not completely free
Darren Murph / Engadget:
Canonical makes Ubuntu Netbook Remix official at Computex
24/7 Wall St.:
The Newspapers: Rating The Top 25 Newspaper Websites
 

 
From Mediagazer:

Joshua Benton / Nieman Lab:
Like it or not, native advertising is squarely inside the big news tent

Rukmini Callimachi / New York Times:
For James Foley's Family, U.S. Policy Offered No Hope

John Eggerton / Broadcasting & Cable:
TWC Makes Dodgers Games Available on Broadcast

 
Sister Sites:

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