Check out Mini-Techmeme for simple mobiles or Techmeme Mobile for modern smartphones.
11:15 AM ET, May 31, 2011

Techmeme

 Top Items: 
Apple:
Apple to Unveil Next Generation Software at Keynote Address on Monday, June 6  —  Apple® CEO Steve Jobs and a team of Apple executives will kick off the company's annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) with a keynote address on Monday, June 6 at 10:00 a.m. At the keynote …
RELATED:
Matt Burns / CrunchGear:
Official: iOS 5, OS X Lion, and iCloud To Be Announced Next Week At WWDC  —  There goes all the fun rumors and wild speculation.  Apple just released a press release detailing what's coming next week at the company's annual Worldwide Developers Conference.  I'll let that sink in for a moment.
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
Twitter Is Launching Its Own Photosharing Service  —  Twitter has been completely emphatic about where developers should stake a claim, with Twitter Platform Lead Ryan Sarver warning the ecosystem to stay away from building “client apps that mimic or reproduce the mainstream Twitter consumer client experience.”
RELATED:
Liz Gannes / AllThingsD:
Confirmed: Twitter Plans to Announce Photo-Sharing Service This Week  —  Twitter will announce a photo-sharing service at the D9 conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., this week, according to sources familiar with the matter.  —  Twitter CEO Dick Costolo is set to speak at D9 on Wednesday.
Jeff Rubenstein / PlayStation Blog:
Full PSN Services, including PlayStation Store, Return This Week  —  This press release just hit the wire - PlayStation Store and related services (like voucher redemption) back this week: … We will update the PlayStation Blog when the PlayStation Store is once again open for business.
RELATED:
Isabel Reynolds / Reuters:
Sony: PlayStation recovery delayed in parts of Asia
Wall Street Journal:
Pentagon: Online Cyber Attacks Can Count as Acts of War  —  Pentagon Sets Stage for U.S. to Respond to Computer Sabotage With Military Force  —  WASHINGTON—The Pentagon has concluded that computer sabotage coming from another country can constitute an act of war, a finding that for the first time opens …
Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac:
MacBook Air supplies constrained ahead of summer refresh  —  Sources around the globe have informed 9to5Mac that supplies and shipments of the MacBook Air are constrained ahead of the product's rumored June-July refresh.  The latest rumors peg the update to to be fairly minor …
Intel Newsroom:
Intel's Maloney Talks Mobile Growth, Industry Opportunities at Computex  —  New Roadmaps Across Intel® Core™ and Atom™ Processor Families to Usher in Next Wave of Laptops and Connected Mobile Devices  —  NEWS HIGHLIGHTS  — Intel defines new category of mainstream thin …
RELATED:
Terrence O'Brien / Engadget:
Intel reveals skinny Ivy Bridge ‘Ultrabooks,’ Moore's Law-defying Atoms
Nat Ives / AdAge:
Jann Wenner: Magazines' Rush to iPad Is ‘Sheer Insanity and Insecurity and Fear’  —  Successful Migration to Tablet Editions Will Take ‘Decades,’ Rolling Stone Co-Founder Says in Interview  —  Nobody mistakes Jann Wenner — whose Wenner Media publishes Rolling Stone, Us Weekly and Men's Journal — for a digital fanboy.
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune:
Nielsen: Android's lead over iOS may have stopped growing  —  Google's OS is still more popular than Apple's, but no more than it was in March Apple (AAPL), Google (GOOG) and Research in Motion (RIMM) have reached something like a three-way stalemate in the battle for dominance of the U.S. smartphone market …
Christian Zibreg / 9 to 5 Mac:
The iconic Fifth Avenue Apple Store is New York's top photo attraction  —  See the circle labeled “1″ on the image above?  Researcher Eric Fischer created this amazing heat map showing photo densities by using geotags that belong to millions of snaps publicly available on Flickr.
Christian Zibreg / 9 to 5 Mac:
Apple launches worldwide MacBook Bottom Case Replacement Program  —  Per Apple's support document, they will now fix the issue with the rubber bottom on the white unibody MacBook coming off due to issues with glue.  This applies to any MacBook purchased between October 2009 and April 2011.
Thomas Ricker / Engadget:
Nokia lowers devices and services outlook for Q2, increasingly confident about first Windows Phone in Q4  —  You know what happens when you tell the world that you're abandoning Symbian for the Windows Phone ecosystem?  Right, Symbian sales dry up.  No matter how many times you boast …
Dan Webb:
It's About The Hashbangs  —  Before I get started here's the disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this rant are my own personal opinions on web development and do not represent the views of my employer, its engineering organisation or any other employees.  —  A few months back there was a flurry …
Liam Tung / iTnews:
HP recalls another 162,000 laptop batteries  —  More fire-hazard hardware.  —  Hewlett Packard has recalled a further 162,000 lithium-ion batteries after discovering a product model series that was missed in last year's worldwide recall.  —  The batteries, shipped with laptops …
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Google To Begin Charging For Directions Location Extensions  —  Google announced they will begin charging for searchers clicking on the directions of the location extensions found on some AdWords ads.  —  Location extensions add an address and phone number to your Google AdWords ads.
Discussion: Search Engine Watch
Ryan Kim / GigaOM:
Appsfire Scores $3.6M As App Discovery Demands Grow  —  With Apple's App Store hitting the half billion app mark and Android Market poised to overtake it later this year, it's a busy time to be in the app discovery business.  Appsfire, a France-based startup, is reaping the benefits …
Discussion: TechCrunch and Pulse2
Tim Moynihan / Macworld:
Analysis: Different cameras in the white and black iPhone 4s?  —  According to PCWorld's tests, the cameras in the white and black versions of the iPhone 4 produce very different results.
Wall Street Journal:
Hackers Broaden Their Attacks  —  Lockheed and PBS Join the Roster of Recent Victims as Motives Expand; ‘Almost Anyone Is a Target’  —  Hacking incidents at defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp. and broadcaster PBS that surfaced over the past few days show how widespread corporate breaches …
Electronista:
Google preps iPhone search website revamp with app drawer  —  Google is reportedly preparing a large tweak to its iPhone-optimized search page that would put it much closer in line with the quality of the native mobile app.  A discovery on Saturday has shown a version with tabs on top that …
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Techmeme at 11:15 AM ET, May 31, 2011.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 Techmeme Sponsor Posts: 
Microsoft:
Ariela Suster expands her mission of violence prevention  —  Entrepreneur takes tech to the next level giving men in El Salvador an alternative to gangs.
eero:
eero data report  —  Read about trends in connected device adoption, usage patterns and behaviors from 10 major metropolitan areas.
Intercom:
From signed up to satisfied  —  Getting new users is easy; keeping them is hard.  Join Intercom co-founder Des Traynor as he explains how to bridge the gap between a company's initial traction and sustained success.
Zoho:
Zoho Docs — better documentation for enhanced patient care  —  “A hospital in Rhode Island performed three brain surgeries on the wrong side of the brain in less than a year.”  -NBC News
Worldpay:
Join us at the Web Executive Forum on Nov 8th  —  We're moderating an awesome panel on the future of web payments.  See the full event agenda and register here.
Sponsor Techmeme
 
 See Also: 
Techmeme: site main
Techmeme River: reverse chronological Techmeme
Techmeme Mobile: for phones
Techmeme Leaderboard: Techmeme's top sources
 
 Subscribe: 
Techmeme RSS feed
Techmeme on Twitter
 
 
 More Items: 
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
From Danger to Android: The saga of the T-Mobile Sidekick
Discussion: Technologizer and msnbc.com, Thanks:johnhcook
Klint Finley / ReadWriteWeb:
Is Microsoft's Future in Data-as-a-Service?
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Pew: A Quarter Of American Internet Users Have Placed Phone Calls Online
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
The Next 6 Months Worth Of Features Are In Facebook's Code Right Now (But We Can't See)
Discussion: All Facebook
Geoff Duncan / Digital Trends:
VeriSign: Internet has almost 210 million domains
Discussion: VentureBeat
Brian Benchoff / Hack a Day:
Hidden device distorts news on wireless networks, brews beer, is time machine
Om Malik / GigaOm:
Why Instagram Can Become The Mobile Social Hub
 Earlier Items: 
Don Dodge / Don Dodge on The Next Big Thing:
NFC Digital Payments - what's in it for consumers?
Discussion: Boris Mann's Blog, Thanks:dondodge
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
Twitter Close To Acquiring AdGrok
Discussion: AllTwitter, VentureBeat and WebProNews
Christian Zibreg / 9 to 5 Mac:
Ivy Bridge chips pushed to 2012, Macs will have to wait
Martyn Williams / PC World:
ARM Expects Half of Mobile PC Market by 2015
Louis Gray:
Quora Makes It Harder to Hurt People's Feelings
Discussion: Quora