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 …
Louis Ramirez / Shop Talk: Windows Vista Pricing Unveiled
Chron.Com / TechBlog: Updated: The blue screen of doubt
Steven Parker / Neowin.net: Microsoft officially announces Vista RC1 and retail pricing
David Hunter / Microsoft News Tracker: Microsoft releases Vista pricing and Customer Preview Program
Peter Cohen / Macworld:
Special Apple event scheduled for September 12 — Apple has sent select members of the media and others invitations to attend a special event scheduled for September 12 at 10:00 AM Pacific Time, at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater in San Francisco, Calif.
Discussion: Valleywag, CrunchGear and MacRumors
Larry Angell / iLounge:
Apple to hold 'Showtime' event on September 12th — Apple today confirmed that it will hold a special event on Tuesday, September 12th at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater in San Francisco, California. An invitation sent to select media, including iLounge, features Hollywood …
Discussion: Infinite Loop and The Unofficial Apple Weblog
Jacqui Cheng / Infinite Loop: September 12th Apple event titled "It's Showtime"
Scott McNulty / The Unofficial Apple Weblog: Sept. 12th Event 'Showtime'
MySpace's Musical End Run — The networking site will let bands sell songs straight to fans, a move that could prove a new source of revenue for sites and musicians — Independent musicians from small-town Iowa to Australia have used MySpace to win friends and influence people, gaining wide audiences for their music.
Discussion: Download Squad, Digital Micro-Markets and OpsanBlog
Jordan Running / Download Squad: MySpace launches online music purchases
Donna Bogatin / Digital Micro-Markets: MySpace: from unprotected sex to unprotected music
Michael Coates / OpsanBlog: MySpace and MyMusic
Yuki Noguchi / Washington Post:
MySpace: Meet the Band, Buy the Song
MySpace: Meet the Band, Buy the Song
Discussion: Good Morning Silicon Valley
John Paczkowski / Good Morning Silicon Valley: My favorite MySpace band? Invalid Group ID.
Joe / Techdirt:
MySpace Music Plan May Be More Than A Me Too
MySpace Music Plan May Be More Than A Me Too
Discussion: The Technology Liberation …
Apple cell phone is real and ready for production - analyst — Analysts for American Technology Research on Tuesday encourage investors to get aggressive in purchasing shares of Apple Computer prior to the launch of the company's much rumored iPod cell phone, which it says is likely to revolutionize the handset industry.
Discussion: Good Morning Silicon Valley, Gizmodo and The Tech Report
John Paczkowski / Good Morning Silicon Valley: We reserve the right to adjust our run-rate revenue forecast …
Cyril Kowaliski / The Tech Report: Apple preps new iPods, media device, phone
Anick Jesdanun / Associated Press:
Poll: Online viewers shun lengthy videos — NEW YORK - Only one in five online video viewers has watched or downloaded a full-length movie or television show, according to a new AP-AOL Video poll. — Overall, more than half of Internet users have watched or downloaded video.
Discussion: The Technology Chronicles, paidContent.org, broadbandreports.com and blackrimglasses.com
Alan Saracevic / The Technology Chronicles: Morning Edition — Hey, hey. Put that BBQ apron away and get back to work.
Claire Hill / ipodhub.net:
iPod movies unveiled — Apple, soon to officially announce its strategy to deliver movies through the iTunes Music Store (which according to one source is going to be rebranded), and its movie studio partners are working on creating a large library of hits for download within the first six months of making full length films available.
Discussion: Good Morning Silicon Valley, CrunchGear, Mobility Site and digg
John Paczkowski / Good Morning Silicon Valley: Oh, one more thing — you guys like Disney movies?
Richard Ozerman / CrunchGear: iTunes Movie List Revealed - Hope You Like Disney
JohnnyBGud / digg: List of iTunes movies leaked
Elliot Noss / The Tucows Blog:
Why We Bought Kiko.com — On August 26th, 2006, Tucows was the winning bidder in the widely discussed (Techmeme, digg.com, Stowe Boyd) eBay auction of the web-based calendar application Kiko. — Why Did We Buy Kiko? — While there are a lot of little reasons, I'll cover a few of them in a moment …
Discussion: Download Squad, Random Bytes and Message
Jordan Running / Download Squad: Who bought Kiko? Tucows!
Stowe Boyd / Message: Elliot Noss on Why We Bought Kiko.com
Don Dodge / Don Dodge on The Next Big Thing:
Are newspapers and magazines dying? — I don't read newspapers or magazines anymore, at least not printed versions. I stopped subscribing 8 or 9 years ago. Editor & Publisher , America's Oldest Journal Covering The Newspaper Industry, today published "Winning Online - A Manifesto" …
Discussion: Techdirt, VentureBeat, Mathew Ingram, Message, Scobleizer and Small Initiatives
Mathew Ingram / mathewingram.com/work: Good luck with that manifesto, Tom
Stowe Boyd / Message: Tom Mohr on Winning Online
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer: Stuff printed on dead trees? What's that?
Jay Small / Small Initiatives: Newspapers' online 'Marshall Plan'
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.
Discussion: Mathew Ingram, WOW Insider, Slashdot and Joystiq
Mathew Ingram / mathewingram.com/work: Remember, you are an edge case
Elizabeth Harper / WOW Insider: The New York Times on Warcraft's Success
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: VentureBeat, GigaOM, Download Squad, Unit Structures, CNNMoney.com, ShoutBlog, It's Rishi, Mashable!, Blogging Stocks, Alpha.CNET.com, Elliott Back, BGSL and digg
Matt Marshall / VentureBeat: Facebook launches "News Feed" and "Mini Feed" — as YouTube invades turf
Liz Gannes / GigaOM: Facebook Makes Itself Useful
Jordan Running / Download Squad: Facebook gets a face lift
Fred Stutzman / Unit Structures: Facebook: A Generation's Identity Archive » Facebook …
Oliver Ryan / CNNMoney.com: Facebook facelift gets mixed reviews
James Yu / ShoutBlog: Facebook adds mini-feeds for status updates
Rishi Khaitan / It's Rishi: Reactions to the new "Stalkerbook"
Pete Cashmore / Mashable!: Facebook's Facelift - An Invasion of Privacy?
Rafe Needleman / Alpha.CNET.com: Facebook feeds you your friends
Parisle / digg: New Facebook Redesign More Than Aesthetic
John P. Falcone / Alpha.CNET.com:
Look out, Slingbox: Sony announces new LocationFree TV models — Sony today updated its LocationFree TV product lineup with three new models due to hit stores in October. In addition to two new Base Stations, the $200 LF-B10 and $250 LF-B20, the LocationFree line will now include …
Discussion: CrunchGear, eHomeUpgrade and Chip Griffin
Richard Ozerman / CrunchGear: Sony LF-B10 and LF-B20 LocationFree TV
Alexander Grundner / eHomeUpgrade: Sony to Release New LFB-20 (Wireless) & LFB-10 (Wired) LocationFree TV Base Stations
Chip Griffin / Pardon the Disruption: Slingbox Has Competition
Simon Burns / vnunet:
China to lead the broadband world — IPTV and games will help lure almost 140 million online by 2010 — China will overtake the US next year to become the world's largest broadband internet market, analysts have forecast. — The number of broadband subscribers in China is growing …
Discussion: VoIP Now, VoIP Blog, broadbandreports.com and JD on EP
Bhagaban / VoIP Blog: China to Beat US and Hold Number One Position in Broadband World, India Far Behind
Digital K / broadbandreports.com: Morning Broadband Bytes
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, PVR Wire, Thomas Hawk's Digital … and Lost Remote
Cynthia Brumfield / IP Democracy: Broadcast Networks Take Marketing to the Edge
Brad Linder / PVR Wire: TiVo showcases CBS's new fall season
Thomas Hawk / Thomas Hawk's Digital Connection: TiVo in the New York Times
Cory Bergman / Lost Remote: CBS to debut show on TiVo
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