Check out Mini-Techmeme for simple mobiles or Techmeme Mobile for modern smartphones.
3:00 PM ET, November 17, 2010

Techmeme

 Top Items: 
Andrew Grieve / Google Mobile Blog:
Editing your Google Docs on the go  —  Cross posted on the Official Google Blog, Google Enterprise Blog and the Google Docs Blog  —  With Google Docs, we're always trying to make you more productive—and part of that means making it possible for you to get things done from anywhere, at anytime.
RELATED:
Jesus Diaz / Gizmodo:
Now You Can Edit Google Docs on iPad, iPhone and Android  —  Now you can edit Google Docs on the go, using an iPad, iPhone or Android device.  The new mobile Google Docs will be rolled out to English-language users using Android Froyo and any iOS 3.x thingamajig.  It even supports voice recognition.
Jason Kilar / Hulu Blog:
Hulu Plus Launches Out of Preview for $7.99/month  —  Since we released the Hulu Plus™ subscription service as a preview in July, the Hulu team has been hard at work extending the device footprint, refining existing applications, and adding to the content lineup, all while listening …
RELATED:
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Hulu Plus Cuts Its Price, After All-By $2
Discussion: GigaOM and SAI, more at Mediagazer »
Munjal Shah / The Official Google Blog:
Introducing Boutiques: a new way to shop for fashion online  —  The way we shop for fashion is different from how we buy cameras—especially online.  With fashion, reviews and specs are less important; fashion shopping is about discovering something that fits your taste and feels right.
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb:
Twitter to Sell 50% of All Tweets for $360k/Year Through Gnip  —  Twitter announced today a new partnership with social data streaming service Gnip at the Defrag Conference outside of Denver: Gnip will offer 50% of all the messages posted to Twitter for $360,000 per year, or 5% of all messages for $60,000 per year.
Discussion: NetworkEffect
RELATED:
Adam DuVander / ProgrammableWeb:
Gnip Selling Twitter Firehose Access, But You Can't Display Tweets
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb
Jud Valeski / Gnip Blog:
New Gnip & Twitter Partnership
Discussion: SAI and Technology Review, Thanks:joshk
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Mark Zuckerberg: Your Map Is Missing ‘Uncharted Territory’  —  The final speaker during the second day of the Web 2.0 Summit was Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who was joined on stage by John Battelle and Tim O'Reilly.  The scope of the interview was broad — Zuckerberg answered questions …
RELATED:
Adam Ostrow / Mashable!:   Mark Zuckerberg on the State of Facebook [VIDEO]
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Twitter Raising New Venture Round at $3 Billion Valuation  —  Twitter is mulling over raising a new round of financing, we've heard from multiple sources, and a variety of venture firms are frothing at the mouth to lead the round.  The valuation is likely to be in the $3 billion range …
Apple:
Ronald D. Sugar Joins Apple's Board of Directors  —  Apple® today announced that Dr. Ronald D. Sugar, former Chairman of the Board and CEO of Northrop Grumman Corporation, was appointed to Apple's Board of Directors.  Dr. Sugar will serve as the Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee.
Mark Boslet / PE Hub Blog:
Doerr vs. Wilson: The Internet Bubble Is Real.  That's Where The Agreement Ends  —  If there is one thing Fred Wilson and John Doerr can agree on it is this: The Internet bubble is real and valuations are frothier than a Starbucks latte.  —  Unfortunately, that's where the merging of the minds ends.
RELATED:
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Google investor John Doerr: Zynga is our best company ever
Discussion: Search Engine Land
Leon Neyfakh / New York Observer:
Don't Blow It!  New York Tech's Top Investors Have Bubble Trouble on the Brain  —  Is the tech industry in a bubble?  Influential and well-informed leaders in the field have started to worry, and are speaking out unequivocally about reckless investors, rising valuations and the misuse …
RELATED:
Jay Yarow / The Tape:   Fred Wilson: Hot Potato And Drop.io Are Failures That “Came Crashing To The Ground”
Chris Rawson / TUAW:
White iPhone conversion kits land teenage entrepreneur in hot water  —  Since Apple's apparently having trouble making a white iPhone 4, a 17-year-old entrepreneur decided to do it himself.  Fei Lam purchased white iPhone parts directly from Foxconn, the overseas factory that manufactures many of Apple's products, including the iPhone.
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Google Instant, Meet Yahoo Instant - Er, Yahoo Rich Search Assist  —  Yahoo is following Google by rolling out its own version of Google Instant, with a twist.  Called “Rich Search Assist,” the feature automatically shows results as you type, though only in the top half of the page.
Discussion: The Tape and MarketingVOX
Christopher Lawton / Wall Street Journal:
Nokia's Go-It-Alone Strategy  —  DUBLIN—Stephen Elop's first major decision as Nokia Corp.'s new chief executive could prove the most critical to the cellphone giant's future: to continue with a go-it-alone strategy for operating systems rather than adopt Google Inc.'s Android.
Kirk Koenigsbauer / TechNet Blogs:
Microsoft Lync: Ushering in a new generation of communications  —  Today, with our customers and partners in New York City, we are celebrating the launch of Microsoft Lync — the next generation of Office Communications Server.  —  Earlier this year, Exchange 2010, SharePoint 2010 and Office 2010 launched …
Chris Ziegler / Engadget:
Windows Phone 7's microSD mess: the full story (and how Nokia can help you out of it)  —  There are many reasons to be excited about Windows Phone 7, but a bleak spot has been Microsoft's message — or lack thereof — on user-expandable storage, and the situation finally came to a head last week …
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Feature: Going all-in: Ars interviews Microsoft's Steve Ballmer  —  Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is something of a polarizing figure.  His loud, bombastic style on stage stands in stark contrast to the generally more reserved demeanours of other CEOs, and his tendency to gloss over what he sees …
Discussion: TechFlash, WPCentral.com and MacStories, Thanks:rawmeet
Eric Engleman / TechFlash:
Amazon.com as movie mogul?  Retailer starts own online studio  —  E-commerce giant Amazon.com is taking on the movie business.  The company is inviting aspiring filmmakers and screenwriters to submit their works to a new website called Amazon Studios.  The winners will get cash prizes …
IAB:
$6.4 Billion in Q3 2010 Sets New Record for Internet Advertising Revenues  —  Highest Quarter Ever, with Revenues Up 17% from Q3 '09  —  U.S. Internet advertising revenues hit $6.4 billion in the third quarter of 2010, representing the highest quarterly result ever for the online advertising industry …
Ziad Ismail / The Windows Blog:
IE 9 Platform Preview 7: Making Your Web-Sites Faster  —  On October 28th, we released Internet Explorer Platform Preview 6.  Today, we are announcing Internet Explorer Platform Preview 7 which is focused on real-world performance improvements across sites on the web.
Ethan Smith / Wall Street Journal:
A Day in the Life of a Deal  —  How EMI's New CEO Helped Beatles Clear iTunes Hurdles  —  After years of litigation and ill will, it took two men just a couple of hours to hammer out the basic terms that would finally bring the Beatles' music to the iTunes Store.
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Indeed Slips Past Monster, Now Largest Job Site By Unique Visitors  —  In October, Job search engine Indeed.com slipped past Monster.com to become the largest job site in the U.S. According to comScore, 12.3 million people visited Indeed in October, up 19.6 percent.
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Techmeme at 3:00 PM ET, November 17, 2010.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 Techmeme Sponsor Posts: 
Microsoft:
FansChoice.tv and Ooyala choose Microsoft to help them deliver content to anyone, on any device  —  On Monday at the 2014 NAB Show exhibition, Microsoft is showing the latest technology innovations for the broadcast media industry.
Atlassian:
5 Steps to launching a thriving Q&A Community  —  Imagine having a self-governing community of engaged employees answering each others' questions, solving problems, and sharing new ideas!
Zoho Blogs:
Intuit lobbies against small businesses  —  With tax day behind us, small businesses across the country can finally move on to enjoying the warmth of spring.  Unfortunately, the tax system has grown increasingly complex and burdensome for small businesses.
Silicon Valley Bank:
Strengthening the U.S. Innovation Economy by Ending Abusive Patent Litigation  —  In Silicon Valley Bank's Innovation Economy Outlook 2014 survey, we asked executives what they see in today's patent system …
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: 
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Google No Longer Claims Facebook Will “Trap” Users. Or Do They?
Jackie Cohen / All Facebook:
MySpace Adds Facebook To Homepage Login, Doesn't Work
Discussion: Telegraph and Inside Facebook
Dan Frommer / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider:
Disqus Launching Major New Update And Paid Pro Add-On Features
Discussion: The Next Web
John Letzing / Venture Capital Dispatch:
Russian Investor Hints At Twitter Interest
Bobbie Johnson / GigaOM:
Struggling Six Apart Begged for $2M Loan
Nilay Patel / Engadget:
Boxee Box review
Discussion: GigaOM and Zatz Not Funny!
 Earlier Items: 
Charlie Savage / New York Times:
F.B.I. Seeks Wider Wiretap Law for Web
Discussion: msnbc.com and Switched
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Hipmunk Lands A Big Acorn: ITA (And Soon Google?) …
Discussion: Tnooz and Y Combinator Posterous
Liz Gannes / NetworkEffect:
Exclusive: Meebo Raises $25M More
Discussion: TechCrunch and paidContent
Sean Hollister / Engadget:
BlackBerry PlayBook first hands-on! (video)
Leland Rechis / Twitter Blog:
Instant Notifications
 

 
From Mediagazer:

Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
NYT Up To Nearly 800K Paid Digital Subscribers, Plans New Food And Opinion Apps

Vice:
Simon Ostrovsky Has Been Released

Simon Rogers / Mother Jones:
Hey Wonk Reporters, Liberate Your Data!

 
Sister Sites:

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