Industry Testing of Windows Vista Release Candidate 1 Begins — Microsoft will broaden popular Customer Preview Program to allow for new participants; U.S. estimated retail pricing details now available. — Following the release Friday of Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Release Candidate 1 …
Discussion: istartedsomething, The Test Bed, Microsoft News Tracker and Peter O'Kelly's Reality Check
David Hunter / Microsoft News Tracker: Microsoft releases Vista pricing and Customer Preview Program
Stuart Elliott / New York Times:
In a TiVo World, Television Turns Marketing Efforts to New Media — A scene from "The Class,'' which has its premiere Sept. 18 on CBS. The series and three others are part of a deal that will let TiVo subscribers see previews. — MUCH of the ferment that is remaking Madison Avenue …
Discussion: IP Democracy and PVR Wire
Cynthia Brumfield / IP Democracy: Broadcast Networks Take Marketing to the Edge
Brad Linder / PVR Wire: TiVo showcases CBS's new fall season
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
New Facebook Redesign More Than Aesthetic — Facebook launched two new features and a major design change tonight that affects all of their 9.5 million users. The new products, called News Feed and Mini Feed, are designed to change what Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg calls Facebook's old …
Discussion: GigaOM, VentureBeat, Download Squad, It's Rishi, Elliott Back and BGSL
Liz Gannes / GigaOM: Facebook Makes Itself Useful
Matt Marshall / VentureBeat: Facebook launches "News Feed" and "Mini Feed" — as YouTube invades turf
Jordan Running / Download Squad: Facebook gets a face lift
Rishi Khaitan / It's Rishi: Reactions to the new "Stalkerbook"
Niall Kennedy / Niall Kennedy's Weblog:
Narrowcasting with customized homepages — Personalized homepages have been around for over 10 years and recently have gathered increased attention as a new generation of personalized homepages enter the space. The programmed personal homepage is changing, with cobrands …
Discussion: Between the Lines
Dan Farber / Between the Lines: What's next for personalized home pages
Seth Schiesel / New York Times:
Online Game, Made in U.S., Seizes the Globe — SEOUL, South Korea — At 10:43 p.m. one recent Saturday, in a smoky basement gaming parlor under a bank in this sprawling city's expensive Daechi neighborhood, Yoon Chang Joon, a 25-year-old orc hunter known online as Prodigy, led his troops into battle.
Tony Dennis / Inquirer:
Bad news for mobile music — Survey illustrates uphill battle — A SURVEY carried out by Entertainment Media Research - in association with the law firm Olswang - makes pretty dire reading for the mobile phone industry. By contrast, it gives a whacking great boost to the social networking sites.
Discussion: CrunchGear, TechSpot and Tom Hume
Blake Robinson / CrunchGear: Mobile Music Floundering?
Derek Sooman / TechSpot: Interest in mobile music downloads decreases
Richard MacManus / Read/WriteWeb:
Douglas Engelbart's HyperScope 1.0 Launched — Brad Neuberg has announced the release of HyperScope 1.0, a Web app based on tech legend Douglas Engelbart's 1968 NLS/Augment (oNLine System). Engelbart and team have been working on Hyperscope since March this year, in a project funded by the National Science Foundation.
Discussion: Adaptive Path
Bratislav / Discussions:
Topic: Random, Sudden Shutdowns - A redux and other things to rule out first — Random, Sudden Shutdowns - A redux and other things to rule out first — Do a google search for "macbook random shutdown" and you'll find many people with similar problems reporting on various forums.
Discussion: The Unofficial Apple Weblog, CrunchGear, Guardian Unlimited, PaulStamatiou.com and digg
David Chartier / The Unofficial Apple Weblog: An explanation for random MacBook shutdowns?
Richard Ozerman / CrunchGear: Solution for Sudden MacBook Shutdowns
Paul Stamatiou / PaulStamatiou.com: Yay, My MacBook Randomly Shuts Down
Wi-Fi guidance becomes law in California — Manufacturers to warn on wireless security — By OUT-LAW.COM → More by this author — California legislators have passed a law which will force makers of wireless internet equipment to include guidance on keeping data secure on wireless connections.
Discussion: Smart Mobs and Slashdot
Jim Downing / Smart Mobs: Manufacturers and wireless security in California
ScuttleMonkey / Slashdot: California Passes Wi-Fi Guidance Law
Tom Mohr / Editor and Publisher:
SPECIAL: "Winning Online" — A Manifesto — NEW YORK Newspapers must win online, or face a future of painful contraction. — To win, industry leaders must adopt a Marshall Plan embodying two key objectives: the migration to common platforms, and the acquisition of the ability to sell top-quality online product to our advertisers.
Terry Heaton / The Pomo Blog: Tuesday: The ultimate "circle the wagons"
Ethan Kaplan / blackrimglasses.com: E&P states the obvious and misses the obvious SPECIAL: "Winning Online …
The Head Lemur / raving lunacy: Winning Online — A Manifesto
Jay Small / Small Initiatives: Newspapers' online 'Marshall Plan'
John Battelle / John Battelle's Searchblog: MOHR CALLS OUT THE NEWSPAPERS
Steve Safran / Lost Remote: A 'Marshall Plan' for the newspapers
Matthew Broersma / Techworld.com:
zCodec promises video, delivers nasties — Users looking for the latest and greatest video software may not just be in danger from media lawyers. Security firm Panda Software last week warned that zCodec, which claims to offer "up to 40 percent better (video) quality," …
Kdawson / Slashdot: zCodec Video Codec Is a Trojan
Ryan Naraine / eWEEK.com:
Microsoft Research Builds 'BrowserShield' — Microsoft researchers are experimenting with an automatic code zapper for the company's Internet Explorer Web browser. — Researchers at the Redmond, Wash., company have completed work on a prototype framework called BrowserShield that promises …
Discussion: Download Squad
Jordan Running / Download Squad: Microsoft's BrowserShield to nullify malicious sites
Chris Leckness / Mobility Site:
HP iPAQ rx4000 Mobile Media Companion Announced — Mobile Entertainment in Your Grasp — Breaking new ground in design for handheld devices, HP launched the HP iPAQ rx4000 Mobile Media Companion series. Its compact, palm-sized smart design will enhance consumers' entertainment experience …
Discussion: Engadget, jkOnTheRun, MobileWhack.com and CrunchGear
Paul Miller / Engadget: HP's new iPAQ rx4000 goes widescreen
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun: HP iPAQ rx4000 Mobile Media Companion blurring PMP and PDA lines
Tanya Palta / MobileWhack.com: HP rx4000 iPAQ Mobile Media Companion
Style with substance: tribal art, ethnic decoration define the latest models of Nokia's L'Amour Collection — Nokia unveils three new mobile phones for the fashion-conscious, including the first 3G fashion phone — Espoo, Finland - Building upon the success of last year's highly popular …
Discussion: MobileWhack.com, Engadget Mobile and Darla Mack
Om Malik / WebWorkerDaily:
REBOOTING THE WORKFORCE — After nearly two decades of working in an office, I recently decided to strike out on my own. You might have read about it. And almost overnight, the proverbial cubicle walls vanished, and I became part of a growing number of folks who work from cafés, home offices, or just about anywhere.
Discussion: The Blog Herald and robhyndman.com
Matt Craven / The Blog Herald: Om Malik enters the Blog Network World
Rob Hyndman / robhyndman.com: Web Worker Daily
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
WebWorkerDaily, for the Web 2.0 Worker
WebWorkerDaily, for the Web 2.0 Worker